Verdura Resort appoints Seventy2 Golf as its International Golf Representation Agency

14 May 2019

Seventy2 Golf was today announced as the International Golf Representation Agency for Verdura Resort, a luxury Rocco Forte Hotel in Sicily. This new relationship has been created to increase the profile of this prestigious Sicilian resort even further within the global golf travel and leisure travel community.

Since opening, Verdura Resort has received widespread international recognition and continues to pick up international awards. Only recently Verdura Resort was once again selected by Golf Digest magazine USA as a recipient of its prized ‘2019 Editors’ Choice Award for the Best Resorts in Continental Europe’. Verdura Resort was also ranked top in Italy and sixth in Golf World’s updated list of the ‘Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe’ and second in National Club Golfer magazine’s inaugural list of the ‘Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe’.

Verdura Resort, European Tour Destination since 2017, is the home of the Rocco Forte Sicilian Open on the European Tour and continues to invest in creating a leading golf holiday destination. Within the last month Italy’s First European Tour Performance Institute – Approved Golf Academy Launched, taking golf-swing analysis to new heights and is the only venue in Italy, and second in the world, to open this academy.

Giles Greenwood commented “Verdura Resort is one of the most talked about resort opening in recent years and continues to set the standards in luxury Sicilian hospitality. Golf and gastronomy collide to deliver an outstanding golfing holiday experience which will appeal to all golfing markets. Multi Award winning and continuing to invest in its product Verdura Resort has it all”. Seventy2 Golf will draw on its travel division to target and partner with global travel businesses looking to expand their Italian golf product.

Giacomo Battafarano, General Manager commented “Golf is an important element here at Verdura Resort and with the increased global flight access we decided to partner with Seventy2 Golf to open up and develop these new golfing markets for us, as well as help us refine our current European golf sales efforts. Verdura Resort is very proud to offer one of the best experiences available and we will be utilising Seventy Golf to spread our message through the trade. They will also be developing our experiential opportunities and packages allowing us to appeal to the widest possible audience.”

With great flight access, beautiful golf, gastronomy and a truly luxury experience, Verdura Resort should be an
immediate choice for the traveling golfer. 


About Verdura Resort
Set in 230 hectares of stunning Mediterranean landscape on Sicily’s southern coast, Verdura Resort’s golf
facilities include two outstanding 18-hole championship course and a par-three nine-hole executive course –
both designed by world-acclaimed architect Kyle Phillips – a double-ended driving range and a first-class
academy. One of the 18-hole courses is currently being revamped to offer guests a new and enhanced
Located between Agrigento and the charming fishing town of Sciacca, an 80-minute drive from Trapani and
Palermo airports, Verdura Resort features 203 rooms and suites, all with a sea view, including six villas which
offer a perfect solution for family holidays, each with its own private swimming pool.
Away from the fairways, the resort offers an extensive array of other luxury sports and lifestyle facilities, while
guests also have the opportunity to sample, on and off-site, a taste of the gastronomy, wine, history and culture
that has made Sicily famous across the world.
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About Seventy2 Golf
Seventy2 Golf delivers powerful sales, marketing & branding initiatives for the golf travel sector. It’s enjoyed a
rapid rise and has become the ‘go-to’ company for golf stakeholders looking to increase their golf visitor
numbers, whilst also creating positive PR, content and a more transparent approach to golf
representation. Seventy2 Golf now represents some of the best-known golf resorts and destinations globally.
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Antonio Castelo - Golf Director
Verdura Resort, A Rocco Forte Hotel