October 8, 2020
The Best Golf Courses In Spain
Spain is one of the favored destinations for holidaymakers in Europe. And it’s not secret why with a warm climate, sandy beaches and amazing culture. Spain also has some of the finest golf courses
Europe’s original large scale golfing playground, Spain has invested heavily in quality golf courses with iconic layouts. Spain’s golfing portfolio is, without doubt, one of the best in continental Europe containing a variety of stunning championship courses that cater to every golfer’s needs. There are a total of 398 golf courses in Spain with 70 golf courses within the world-renowned Costa del Sol
It seems every region in the country has embraced golf and with so many brilliant courses to choose from, we have taken a look at some of the best below.
Real Club de Golf Las Palmas (Bandama)
Although now not located on its original site, the golf club of Las Palmas – the capital city of Gran Canaria – is the very oldest in all of Spain and was formed to cater mainly for the ex-pat British golfers who had begun to colonize the island around that time and wanted to fulfil their desire to play golf as they would do back at home!
The course design also features impressive tees, fairways, remarkable bunkers and elevated greens that climb and wind around the course. This high-quality course is ideal for the more experienced golfer and offers outstanding views to enjoy while you make your way through each hole.
PGA Catalunya Stadium Course
With a deserved reputation as one of the toughest golf courses in Europe, the PGA Catalunya Stadium Course also occupies a berth in the list of the most famous golf courses in Europe. Immersed in nature, the PGA Catalunya Stadium Course boasts several challenging and memorable holes. Great value Stay and Play packages are available at the on-site golf resort hotels all year round, so why not get in touch for the latest and best rates in the market for a stay here at PGA Catalunya Resort?
Buenavista Golf Club
The golf course at Buenavista Golf Club in the far North West of the Canarian island of Tenerife is certainly well worth the effort it takes to travel there! Accessible from both the North & South airports of Tenerife the journey to Buenavista takes in many of the spectacular landscapes of this wonderful island. The golf course is set against the picturesque backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and the incredible Teno mountain range. Golfers are in for a real challenge as they complete the second half of the 18-hole course, with notable holes at 9 and 18, which are connected by a waterfall.
Real Club Seville
Real Club Sevilla Golf boasts one of Europe’s best courses. Designed by Jose Maria Olazabal, this challenging course of wide fairways and numerous bunkers is held in high esteem by amateurs and professionals alike. Spectacular bunkers and four lakes covering more than three hectares make it a pleasant and challenging course. There is also a 120-meter wide, 260-meter long driving range sown with Bermuda 419 – as are the fairways. Excellent for those who want to squeeze in some practice, the course also features an extensive driving range, with astroturf greens, putting greens and a chipping green.
Real Club Valderrama
The Real Club Valderrama is one of the best-known golf clubs in Europe. It is located in the resort of Sotogrande, San Roque in the Andalusia region of southern Spain, a few miles from Gibraltar, and has a single 18-hole course, along with a 9-hole par 3 course. A better layout in terms of design, location, quality, and the overall enjoyable nature of a golf course you will be hard-pressed to find anywhere in the world! The course has also been consistently ranked among the best courses in the world, receiving several accolades since it was opened.