European Seniors Tour made its first visit to Poland in 2008 to Krakow Valley

royal balaton golf & yacht club

Royal Balaton Golf & Yacht Club is only a few years old and has already hosted the European Young Masters, and after playing it, you would understand why. The course has character, views of Lake Balaton, known as the 'Hungarian Ocean' due to its Caribbean clear waters and is the biggest inland lake in Europe.

The layout of the course is unique with parts of the golf played round a beautiful transformed quarry which inhabits deer and foxes, four holes cut through a forest and a mixture of Lakes on the course presents a course you will want to play again.

The first 18-hole golf course in Lake Balaton sits in a unique natural environment next to Tihany, and offers splendid panorama views of Lake Balaton. This course hosted the European Young Masters in 2010 and we can see why this course has been picked. Four fairways are surrounded by forests – the beauty of the landscape is raised by lakes, reeds and vineyards.

The course is adjacent to the Balaton-Uplands National Park, and includes the picturesque old quarry of Örvényes which qualifies as a nature reserve. The 13th hole located on the quarry section will challenge the best, and if you walk away with a birdie on this hole you will be in good company. The golf course and the complex is situated on 67 hectares is located between Balatonud­vari and Örvényes.

The Royal Balaton Golf & Yacht Club are planning to build a 5 * Wellness-Hotel next to the golf course with apartments, and a yacht club nearby as well. These luxury golf residences will offer a panoramic view over the Lake Balaton as well as over the Golf Course.

Their yacht port, to be built in Balatonudvari-Fövenyes, will have a capacity for 133 boats. The moorings will be equipped with running water, electricity, cable television and internet access. The Yacht Club featuring extensive services and 13 apartments will open its doors in 2015 for all lovers of sailing.

Balatonfüred, the yachting capital of the Lake, is a hub for water sports. Along the beaches, there are many paddling boats to be rented (2500HUF for an hour, c. €10) and sail boats. There really is no shortage to the amount of water-fun one can have on the Lake.

Siófok is mostly famous of its huge nightlife and the never ending parties especially in the weekends. The town is often called "the partying capital of Hungary". Outside of the town centre there are many quiet and peaceful beaches for every age group.

The Hotel Silver Resort is located in the beautiful Balatonfüred and is a wellness and conference hotel with 58 double rooms; many with balcony and views. Built amongst wonderful scenery, in the centre of the lakeside area, next to Tagore Promenade and the port, Hotel Silver Resort offers a wide range of services and facilities. An ideal base to enjoy a golf break at Royal Balaton Golf Club.

The Hotel Silver Resort offers golfers a number of room options including silver standard, silver medium, silver plus, as well as silver de lux junior suite and silver de lux suites. The hotel welcomes its guests in keeping with historic traditions put one that offers all the modern conveniences.


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held european young masters Summary:Located near the 'Hungarian Ocean'
RATING : 94%



course & Resort facilities

Note, these are mostly the facilities found at Hotel Silver Resort.

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