Another reason to enjoy this paradise
There are many reasons that attract thousands of tourists to the city of sun each month; its wonderful people, perfect weather, beaches and unparalleled cuisine … But the truth is that there are a lot of visitors coming to the Sunshine Coast for its wide range of golf courses. The Costa del Sol has the largest concentration of golf in Andalusia. Between Cadiz and Malaga alone, there are 94 golf courses!
For those who love this sport, we offer some useful information, so you can enjoy a wonderful holiday in the city of Malaga, with the occasional round of golf. A list of Golf Courses in Malaga is below:
Guadalhorce Golf Club: is perfect for major tournaments and has two large slopes. Their difficulty is reflected in the large number of outs and fast greens in the 18 holes. The new course, 6194 meters in length and with large greens designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez is considered a long par 72 course. Guadalhorce holds an average of 60 tournaments a year, the most important being Grand Prix Vega Guadalhorce, usually held in September.
Contact: Avda. José Ortega y Gasset, 555, 29596 Málaga / +34 952 17 82 82
Club de Golf El Candado: El Candado a short 9 hole course as well as a social and sports club which offers many activities such as paddle, sailing, and tennis to its members. El candado is 2,362m s, and has a driving range. Several tournaments a year are held but the main tournament is Semana de Gold which is held every July.
Contact: Urb. El Candado, Calle Golf, 2, 29018 Málaga / +34 952 29 93 40
Benalmadena Golf: this is a 9 hole Pitch & Putt course, par 3 with a driving range and practice area. The course is perfect for practicing short games, crossing lakes and overlooking the sea and mountains. This course is ideal for beginners and those who want to improve their game. There are tournaments on Thursdays and the first Sunday of each month.
Contact: Ctra. De Arroyo de la Miel a Benálmadena Pueblo, s/n, 29639 Benalmádena, Málaga / +34 902 10 26 76
Añoreta Golf: This course was designed by Jose Maria Canizares and is in a fantastic location, just 20 minutes from downtown Malaga. Añoreta has 18 holes. The par 72 has a longitude of 6,016 metres for professionals and 5,833 for amateurs, with a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea.
Contacto: Av. del Golf, s/n, 29730 Rincón de la Victoria, Málaga / +34 952 40 40 00.
Alhaurín Golf: Alhaurin Golf Club is Challenging, demanding, original and fun. Here you can enjoy one of the most spectacular golf courses in Spain. It consists of 18 holes par 72, designed by legendary player Severiano Ballesteros and 9-hole par 3, with great views of the Sierra de Mijas and the Mediterranean Sea. Multiple tournaments are held but one of the most important is Tournament Alhaurin Golf Villa in January.
Contact: Ctra. A-387 Alhaurín el Grande – Mijas, Km. 3,4, 29120 Alhaurín el Grande, Málaga / +34 952 59 58 00
Parador de Málaga Golf: the biggest attraction of this area is its proximity to the sea overlooking the Mediterranean. The course features an historical 18-hole course, 9-hole links, 9-hole Pitch & Putt, a golf school with renowned professionals and with the help of a video and an area reserved for professionals and their groups.
Contact: Autovía MA 20 Málaga – Algeciras, Coín exit, 29004 Málaga / +34 952 38 12 55.