Best private golf clubs in Spain

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Madrid golf course © PromoMadrid/Flickr

Spain might be best known for its bull fight and fiestas, but this does not mean that a sport like golf cannot be practiced in Spain. Quite the contrary: with its warm weather and numerous resorts, Spain offers hundreds of golf courses, often of very good quality.

Nevertheless, golf players might be a bit picky about golf courses, especially in the intend to go on a golf holiday. Have no fear: some of the golf courses we present in this post are top notch, and worthy of a golf champion. Feel free to check them out yourself:

PGA Catalunya Resort, Girona

Designated ‘the no. 1 golf course in Spain’, this private golf resort in Catalunya has all the attributes of a world class golf destination. There are two golf courses you can choose from – both kept in an impeccable state and set against blue-hazed rolling hills. The resort also has its own golf academy, so if you fancy having your children learn the art of golf, this might just be the perfect spot.

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Madrid golf course © PromoMadrid/Flickr

Abama Golf & Spa Resort, Tenerife

On the steep slopes of Tenerife lies one of the most famous golf courses in Europe. With its flawless lawns, shady palm trees and amazing views of the nearby ocean, this course is spectacular just as it is difficult. The course has a total of 18 holes and a rough terrain that can put even professional players in difficulty.

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golf course in Canaries ©Redeo/Flickr

Dorint Royal Golf Resort & Spa, Mallorca

Mallorca is a very popular beach destination so you may be wondering what possibilities are there for golf players. Well, as it happens, quite promising ones. At Dorint Royal Golf Resort & Spa you will find not just a top quality course, but also all the comfort of a 5-star hotel (including a modern spa center).

Club Maritimo de Sotogrande, Cadiz

In the southern extremity of Spain, a region famous for its hot weather and Moorish heritage, you will find one of the oldest and most reputable golf courses on the peninsula. The Sotogrande is only ‘classic’ in its 18-hole design, yet single hole is a true adventure. Advanced players will love it, while intermediates might struggle.

Campo de Golf El Saler, Valencia

Not far from Valencia you will find one of the best private golf clubs in Spain – and also a great one too look at. The location of the course within the limits of a natural park (Abufera) makes it really unique. The history of this well-known golf course goes back to 1968, when it was first open – which only adds tradition to beauty.

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