Venice Golf Club is constructed on sand dunes,making it one of the few true links courses in Italy.It offers panoramic views with splendid maritime pine trees and other mature vegetation.The teeing area for the firs hole is situated on top of an ancient Venetian fort.The water hazards,vegetation,natural sand in the bunkers and a sandy rough make this course technically very interesting, and it ranks as one of the top 10 courses in Italy. It hosted the international Open in 1956-1960 and 1974 and the Italian Seniors Open in 2004 and 2007.