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A Club With A Vision
The Marsa Sports and Country Club is a non-profit private club managed by a committee with the assistance of a permanent staff. Committee members work on a purely honorary basis. The various sports sections, of which there are eight, are in turn controlled by their own honorary sub-committees.



First Class Facility
The club became civilian in 1971 and numerous changes have been made since then, perhaps the most significant of which was the grassing of the golf course.The club now provides facilities for no less than eight sports disciplines and boasts of a membership nearing 4000; the majority of whom are Maltese citizens but including also a large number of expatriate members who have made Malta their home or are working here. The Club also welcomes several thousand visitors per year.



100 Years Anniversary
One hundred years ago this week, on July 25, 1902, the War Department granted land at Marsa leased from the British Government to the Malta Sports Club for the recreation of British servicemen on the island. The club was given use of the land for 90 years at a token one shilling a year.
The earliest records show that the low-lying and probably malarious lands at Marsa, an important royal fief, were granted by Alfonso, King of Naples and Sicily, to a distinguished warrior, Pietro Busco, in 1440. Busco died without children and the lands that were ideal for hunting passed through the hands of several powerful beneficiaries.




The Club For A Shilling
The Marsa lands held by the War Office, excluding the southernmost private tenements, which were added later (in 1905, 1907 and 1908) were let to the Malta Sports Club for 90 years from July 25, 1902, for a token one shilling per annum, payable to the Chief Paymaster. Permission was given to construct new club pavilions for officers and men as well as new playing courts. The War Office retained the right to use the lands for military purposes.
A manuscript map, dating back to August 24, 1908, reproduced here, shows the War Office boundary of the club in 1902 and then in the subsequent enlargements in 1905, 1907 and 1908. It is signed by Lieut Colonel H.B.N. Adair, R.E., Acting Chief Engineer, Capt H.M. Caddell, Hon Sec, Malta Sports Club, and Capt T.D. Broughton, R.E., Division Officer Lands.




The Facilities
The Marsa Sports Club was run by a committee of British servicemen and latterly civilians, until January 1, 1972, when Dr John F. Cremona, MD, S.B.St.J., Ph.C., MRCGP (Lond) took over the running of the club as the first civilian and Maltese chairman, when he was co-opted by the Main Committee.
The land the club is on, which covers 300 tumoli, has now been leased by the Government to the Marsa Sports Club for Lm30,000 a year, increasing by 10 per cent every five years.
The facilities found at the club are unique, according to club chairman Tony Cilia Pisani. It is difficult to find - anywhere - the range of facilities we have here.
These include

an 18-hole golf course,
17 hard tennis courts
two clay tennis courts
five squash courts (two of which are glass
a cricket pitch, the third best in Europe outside the UK
one mini-golf course
a swimming pool
a four-lane state-of-the-art bowling alley (the first synthetic lanes in Malta
two full size billiard tables.



Welcome to The Royal Malta Golf Club
The Royal Malta Golf Club is a private members club managed by an honorary committee assisted by a permanent staff. It is located adjacent to the Marsa Sports and Country Club a five minute drive on the main road from the airport to Valletta. The facilities of both clubs are available to visitors who are respectfully asked to observe the few simple club rules related to dress and etiquette.

Tranqiul Location

The golf club’s facilities include changing rooms, bar and restaurant, a well stocked pro shop, practice putting green and driving range. It is possible to hire equipment, whilst beginners courses and lessons are available.
Malta’s temperate climate and its location — only 2 hours from central Europe — make the Royal Malta Golf Club an ideal venue for off-season golfing breaks for both individuals and groups. The course is open to visitors all week except Thursday and Saturday mornings, but reservations are essential. Green Fees are payable in the Pro Shop.


Club Membership

The club also offers Overseas Membership to non-residents of Malta. Benefits include unlimited golf during visits to Malta, including times reserved for full members, and the issue of a membership / handicap card that will facilitate access to golf courses world wide.
The Royal Malta Golf Club is a private members’ club managed by an honorary committee assisted by a permanent staff. It is located adjacent to the Marsa Sports and Country Club — a five minute drive on the main road from the airport to Valletta. The facilities of both clubs are available to visitors who are respectfully asked to observe the few simple club rules related to dress and etiquette.




Overseas Visitors

The club also offers Overseas Membership to non-residents of Malta. Benefits include unlimited golf during visits to Malta, including times reserved for full members, and the issue of a membership / handicap card that will facilitate access to golf courses world wide.




Club Information
The club was founded in 1888 when golf was first played in the ditches formed by the fortification walls of Valletta. The club moved to its present site in the early 1900s. There have been many changes to the course and today, at par 68, it has become a good test of golf without being too unkind to the novice.

Marsa Golf Club Address
Aldo Moro Street Marsa LQA 06 Malta
Tel (+356)21 23 9302
Fax (+356)21 22 7020
e-mail info@maltagolf.org

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