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Active holiday in Merano: Tennis & Golf

Classic sports with guaranteed fun factor

Tennis at Giardino Marling

The in-house synthetic grass tennis court is available to our guests free of charge. Tennis lessons are offered in-house or at the Südtiroler Tennis Camp in Marling. One-to-one lessons including court fees (per person) 55 minutes à Euro 40.

Since 1992, the famous tennis University of Dennis Van der Meer has its European headquarters in the South Tyrolean Tennis Camp in Marling. The training programs of Van der Meer have been specifically designed in order to guarantee the participants a continuous success and adequate intense physical activity for a healthy active holiday.

Golf holiday in South Tirol

South Tirol is simply a dream of a golfing holiday. Thanks to the stunning countryside, the mild climate and the long-playing season our golf courses are amongst the most visited in the world. Giardino Marling is partner of GolfIN South Tirol: The South Tyrol Golf Card allows you to get 20% discount on green fees of all partner clubs in South Tyrol: GC Lana Gutshof Brandis, GC Passeier Meran, GC Petersberg, GC Alta Badia, GC Pustertal, GC San Vigilio Seis, and the GC Dolomiti Sarnonico.

Lana Golf Club

This stunning golf course was designed by the well-known English golf course designer Michael Pinner, who previously worked for Jack Niklaus golf design. At a length of 2793 metres (ladies 2436 metres) it offers three 3-par, four 4-par and two 5-par holes surrounded by vineyards and orchards and sheltered by the imposing ruined fortress "Brandis". The 9-hole course will be comfortable for seasoned golfers, with no great differences in ground height to be tackled.

Passeier Golf Club

This course is due to be extended into an 18 hole course. The sunny and warm climate of the Merano countryside permits comfortable play between February and December. During these months the Passeier golf club is open every day of the week. Many golfers are attracted not only the challenging course, but also the popular tournaments and the courses and training programmes offered by the on-site golf academy.

Golf & Country Club Blue Monster

Golfing fun over 10 000 m2 of course in Eppan, a 9 hole golf course by golf course designer Thomas Himmel. This golf course, baptized with the name of “Blue Monster”, offers an extraordinary South Tyrolean experience: this golf course based around pools and water features an extra challenge and will really test your skill at golfing strategy analysis.

Conditions for green-fee players

Valid club-ID with registered handicap or license to play golf courses.

Further golf courses in South Tirol

  • Golf club Petersberg: 18 Hole
    Distance: 60 minutes by car
  • Golf club Karersee: 9 Hole
    Distance: 60 minutes by car
  • Golf club Sarnonico: 18 Hole
    Distance: 60 minutes by car

Taster sessions

  • 1 day course
  • 3 teaching sessions
  • Golf club hire and practice balls
  • Access all practice areas
  • Number of participants: 3 – 6 (max) participants
  • Cost: 50 € per person

Beginners course

  • 4 day course Tuesday-Friday
  • 3 training sessions daily
  • Golf club hire and practice balls
  • Access all practice areas
  • Golf rules and etiquette
  • Number of participants: 3 – 6 (max) participants
  • Cost: 160 € per person

Proficiency course

  • 5 day course Monday-Friday, 5 training sessions a day
  • Golf club hire and practice balls
  • Access all practice areas
  • Green fee, range fee
  • Number of participants: min 3 - max 4 participants
  • Cost: 400 € per person

Individual Packages

Individual courses for tasters, beginners, refreshers and those wanting something more intensive. Times can be determined individually upon reservation; the programme (long or a short game, course training or driving range) can be discussed with a Pro at the start of training and tailored to your needs.

  • Classic 12 sessions (6 hours)
    310 € for 1 person
    380 € for 2 people
  • Premium 18 sessions (9 hours)
    470 € for 1 person
    570 € for 2 people
  • Intensive 24 sessions (12 hours)
    630 € for 1 person
    760 € for 2 people


  • Manual trolley 4 €
  • Electric trolley 25 €
  • Golf cart for 9 holes 25 €
  • Golf cart for 18 holes 35 €
  • Bag and full golf set 15 €
  • Bag and half golf set 10 €