Spain’s Finest golf courses, all within a 3 kilometer radius make Sotogrande the perfect base to enjoy your favourite sport and discover the wide variety of golf experiences the region can offer.
Best known as the site of the 1997 Ryder Cup won by Europe in a squeaker, Valderrama was a favorite design of the late architect Robert Trent Jones.
His tight, twisting fairways, pinched at every turn by squat olive trees, led to surprisingly small putting surfaces protected by Trent's trademark splashy bunkers.
Is considered as one of the masterpieces of Robert Trent Jones who chose this course as one of his five favorites from more than 500 courses he designed worldwide.
The quality of the course is very well reflected by the quality of the champions over a period of many years. Among others there are Severiano Ballesteros, Jose María Olazábal, Roberto de Vicenzo, Sergio García, Padraig Harrington or Rory Mc Ilroy.
The course was founded in 2003 and since its inception has played host to a number of world renowned golfing tournaments.
The 18-hole course was designed by the American architect and golf course designer Cabell B.
Two championship courses - The Old Course and The New Course.
The Old Course was created by Dave Thomas in 1990 whit bunkers redesigned by Seve Ballesteros. The Old course is rated amongst the top 5 courses in Spain and was the venue of the Spanish open in 2005.
The New Course was created by Perry Dye in 2003 and is set on beautiful natural terrain with many scenic views. The New Course hosted the Spanish Open in 2006.
Finca Cortesin has become a reference in the world of golf. The natural environment and landscape of Cortesin are one of its most attractive features.
Designed by Cabell Robinson. It is considered one of the best golf courses in Spain.
Created by the famous British designer Dave Thomas,
Almenara’s fairways wander among exceptionally beautiful natural landscapes, amidst two large lakes surrounded by pine and cork oak trees, which take on a singular prominence.
Designed by David Thomas and the back nine holes by Robert Trent Jones, La Cañada is a pretty course and one of the most secret-kept golfs in southern Spain.