Header Banner - Google Adsense

Golf

Costa del Sol Golf © Michelle Chaplow
The Costa del Sol a superb location for golf. ( Click to enlarge images) © Michelle Chaplow

Golf on COSTA DEL SOL and in Andalucia

Andalucia is one of Europe’s foremost golfing destinations, with over 100 courses. The climate, with warm temperatures all year round, and an average of eight hours of sunshine a day, coupled with spectacular courses, often with mountain or sea views, makes this region a hugely popular choice for golfers, mainly from northern Europe. 

Malaga and Cadiz provinces, with their long coastlines, have the highest concentration of greens, while there is even a desert course in Almeria. Andalusia has hosted 63 top international men's tournaments (up to 2022). The prestigious Valderrama Course was home to the Ryder Cup in 1997.  and Volvo Andalucia Masters on the European Tour for many years, while held the Volvo World Matchplay for three years. 

Between 1966 and 2022, Andalucia has hosted 21 Volvo Masters, 11 Open de Andalucía, 11 Spanish Open, 8 Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters, 3 Volvo World Match Play Championships at Finca Cortesin, 3 World Cups, 2 World Golf Championships at Valderrama Course and four other Open tournaments.

In the same way the Solheim Cup 2023, the women’s team championship between the United States and Europe, will be played at Finca Cortesin.

There are almost 50,000 active golf licences in Andalucia, more than thirteen thousand are women’s,  making golf the leading sport in terms of the number of women's licences in Andalucia. The Women's Committee of the Royal Federation of Golf in Andalucia organises the Andalucian Women's Circuit and an Andalucian Ladies' Trophy to promote the sport. 

Quality of courses exist in Almeria and Huelva, providing memorable challenges for all levels of golfing enthusiasts. The provinces of Granada and Sevilla also offer fine courses and services for golfers. The inland provinces of Jaen and Córdoba are not well known as golf destinations. 

The English golfer Cara Gainer leads the standings with 66 strokes, seven under par, in the first day of the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España 2022.

Andalucia is an excellent destination for a golfing break or holiday, with over 100 golf courses in Andalucia. The Hotels are of a very high standard, with all the facilities you'd expect,… More →

Andalucia is one of Europe’s foremost golfing destinations, with over 100 courses. The climate, with guaranteed warm temperatures all year round, not to mention endless hours of sunshine, coupled… More →

State of the art golf products are available both on and off the golf course throughout Andalucia. Everything from custom made clubs to the newest and lightest golf bags can be found and purchased… More →

There are nearly sixty golf courses in Andalucía, of which thirty are on the Costa del Sol. The fine weather allows golf to be popular all year round. It is a well-known fact that the property… More →

Andalucia is an excellent destination for a golfing break or holiday, with over 70 golf courses in the region, half of which are on the Costa del Sol. And more courses are appearing every year,… More →

As golf courses multiply across sunny, southern Spain, so do the services they provide to golfers and the family, friends and business they bring from across Europe and around the world. Golf… More →

Andalucia is an ideal year-round destination for your golfing holiday with its average eight hours of sunshine per day, and spectacular coastline filled with over 100 courses designed by world-… More →

The Costa del Sol, famous to many for its stunningly situated golf courses of which are in abundance. It is no surprise, therefore, to notice on your journey West from Malaga airport the iconic… More →

The Costa del Sol, famous to many for its stunningly situated golf courses of which are in abundance. It is no surprise, therefore, to notice on your journey West from Malaga airport the iconic… More →

Golf Courses in the Andalucia provinces

Golf Courses in Almeria

The golf courses in Almeria are Aguilón Golf, Alborán, Golf Almerimar, Cortijo Grande Golf Resort, Desert Springs Golf Club, Country Club La Envía Golf, Marina Golf Mojácar, Playa Macenas Golf Resort, Club de Golf Playa Serena and Golf Valle del Este.

Destinations

See and Do