European Open Club Championship 2024


Get ready with a team of four, come and compete with other european golf clubs at the foot of the majestic Etna volcano.

PACKAGE (Options) Monday 20 - Wednesday 22 May 2024

Competition Package includes:

Program Options: 

  • 20 May Practice round at Il Picciolo
  • 21 May Competition round at Il Picciolo
  • 22 May Copetition round at Il Picciolo

Package prices (Euros):    

  • 2 nights half board in twin/double room and 2 round of competition golf                                          €348pp
  • Additional nights half board in twin/double room and rounds of golf                                                 €174pppn
  • Single or other room type available on request

Cancellation policy: not refundable

Half board: includes a rich international breakfast, three courses lunch or dinner with mediterranean cuisine and local proposals. Drinks excluded


Our golf program is designed to compete and enjoy Sicily during a non crowded but warm part of the year

It also offers flexibility to fit flight schedules


Registrations process: the represented golf club shall email [email protected] the competing Golf Club name, the captain and team members names, email and telephone numbers, dates of arrival and departures, room and golf rounds requested. A pro-forma invoice will be issued to the team captain subject to availability 

Team members substitution: up to Sunday 19 May team members can be freely substituted. If the team captain is substituted an alternative golf club may be represented in the competition 

Competition format: two rounds Stableford team competition, 4 players per team. The final result based on the best three 36-hole scores, with the worst player's combined results over the two days discarded.

Team composition: hoping all teams will be composed by members from the same golf club, players of different clubs may however join a team. The team captain's golf club is the 'represented golf club', and teams may be mixed Men and Ladies.

World Handicap System (WHS): handicaps will be determined by the player's WHS Handicap Index (HI).  Each player will be required to show proof of their HI on the first day of competition.

Clothing etiquette: proper golf attire is mandatory for all players and guests, logoed club clothing is preferred

Round Draw:  The draw for each round will be posted on the Il Picciolo website before the event and team captains will be advised before arrival. Draws will accommodate players travelling needs as much as possible. Teams will play in 'team pairs' to ease buggy partnerships and any language difficulties, but pairs will play in different flights.

Scoring and maximum Playing Handicap: Individual Stableford, HI limit 36

Handicap:  All rounds will be run under the WHS system. Players will play both competition rounds with the same playing handicap.  It will remain the players responsibility to record their scores for WHS purposes on completion of the competition

Golf Carts, Trollies and Golf Bags rental at Il Picciolo: Il Picciolo is a bit hilly, starts will be distributed between morning and afternoon to offer carts up to 80 players. 23 golf carts are available at €22,50pp per round, electric trolley are available at €20 per round, 60 push trolley are available for free. Please contact  the club to book

SPA services: Please contact the clib for information and to book

Prizes:  to the first, second and third placed teams

Range balls:  Free range balls during competition days

Local Rules:  Local Rules on the scorecard will be in play in addition to the R&A Rules of Golf

GPS & Range finding equipment:  The use of GPS range finding devices is permitted on the Tour


Driving distances: Il Picciolo resort is 60 mins drive from Catania airport

WhatsApp Event Group: available to all the registered teams to co-arrange common transfers


Invited clubs from: England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Netherland, Chezch Republic, Slovenia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and of course Italy


Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa video: see here and more on Youtube 

Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa on Leading Courses: please read here

Sicily region video: please see here and more on Youtube

Catania avg temp. and rain stats in May:  25°/12°, 2 days. 





For any more information please contact Ettore at [email protected] or at +393286675483, we look forward to playing with you ! 


 Ceramiche Musa

Ceramiche Musa, dal 1943

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