SOTOGRANDE GOLF COURSES
Find your desired Sotogrande Golf Course from the wide variety of golf courses; you can enjoy playing golf on some of Spain’s most famous golf courses where some the world’s top tournaments have taken place, as well as take advantage of the beautiful views of this fantastic golf paradise.
Club de Golf Valderrama
Valderrama, situated in Sotogrande Alto, is considered as one of the best golf courses in the world and has held the Nº1 ranking in Europe since 1988. The course has hosted such prestigious tournaments as the Ryder Cup, the Volvo Masters and the World Golf Championships.
Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., the famous par-71 course offers a tough challenge to even the best golfer. Each hole needs to be considered carefully if you are to stay out of the rough, or the strategically positioned bunkers.
Set in beautifully landscaped cork wooded, rolling hills accompanied by spectacular views of the Mediterranean coastline, this course guarantees an amazing experience for any serious golfing enthusiast.
Real Club de Golf Sotogrande
This par-72 course offers long tees, wide fairways and speedy elevated greens that create problems for all golfers. Accuracy is also vital if you are to avoid the plentiful bunkers and water features. The course is also known for its variety of holes both in terms of distance and form and for the way the course uses well-positioned flora and fauna that blend with the natural surroundings, but add to the course’s challenges.
Designed by the renowned Dave Thomas, Almenara golf course has a total of 27 holes. This allows golfers to play up to three different 18-hole combinations, all at par-72, offering a new challenge for even the most experienced player with each game.
Almenara’s setting in a beautiful natural landscape, surrounded by pine and cork oak trees, lakes and accompanied by spectacular views, make this course a pleasure to play.
La Reserva Golf Club
Although La Reserva Golf Club is a relatively new club, it has become one of the most prestigious courses in Spain.
Designed by Cabell Robinson, the course has rolling contours with wide fairways and greens, making for a very entertaining round and the use of all the clubs in your bag!
La Reserva Golf Club’s clubhouse has a very vibrant social scene and is popular social meeting point for members and friends.
La Cañada Golf
La Cañada Golf Club was founded in 1982. Interestingly, the first 9 holes were designed by Dave Thomas with the last 9 designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and it has demanding fairways and fast greens plus hole placement challenges characteristic of these two top designers. Couple this with amazing views of the Mediterranean and stunning countryside and you have the ideal course for players who love both sunshine and nature.
La Cañada also has a excellent 250m long driving range, two putting greens, an approach zone and a golf school. It’s Club restaurant boasts panoramic views over the River Guadiaro and offers traditional Andalusian cuisine.
San Roque Golf
San Roque Golf Club is only a five-minute drive away from Sotogrande and offers two excellent courses. Both courses have hosted the European Tour Qualifying School, as well as the Spanish Open.
The “Old Course”, designed by Dave Thomas, is a demanding par-72 course created in 1990. It has tree-lined fairways, numerous bunkers redesigned by Seve Ballesteros and several water hazards that require placement shots and good strategic play.
The “New Course”, designed by the renowned American golf architect, Perry Dye, opened in 2005. It is also a strategic course with lots of trees, big, steep bunkers and large greens typical of Perry Dye design. Anyone who plays well on this 45 hectare course will leave feeling a high level of self-satisfaction, having conquered a very challenging course.
San Roque Golf Club also offers a beautiful clubhouse with excellent dining facilities, a covered practice range, two practice putting greens, a practice pitching green and a golf academy.
La Alcaidesa Golf
Situated just 15 minutes drive from Gibraltar and 5 minutes from Sotogrande, the Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort boasts two spectacular golf courses: the Alcaidesa Links, the only links course in south Europe, and the Alcaidesa Heathland, totalling 36 holes with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and África. If this wasn’t enough, the courses are surrounded by two natural parks with golden beaches that makes the setting even more spectacular.
Alcaidesa Links has hosted famous tournaments such as the Andalucian PGA, the Spanish PGA and The Junior Ryder Cup.
First class facilities include a magnificent 72 bay driving range, a large practice area with putting green, bunkers and an area set aside for short game work.
There is also a golf academy where golfers have the opportunity to improve their game, a pro-shop and a luxurious club house with bar, restaurant, spacious terraces and conference rooms to cater for all your needs.