Host of the Ryder Cup 97, World Golf Championships - American Express Championship 1999-2000 and Volvo Masters till the 2008 edition. Considered continental Europe number one course in numerous ocasions.
A course that will provide as much challenge as you require with omnipresent trees, big and well located bunkers and a rough that you want to stay away from. Even worse when it comes to the greenes. Don't bother trying to play at your handicap, some of the biggest world players have tried and not succeeded.
If you get a chance try Valderramas unknown little par 3, next to Casas Cortijo.
Emblematic hotel known throughtout the Costa del Sol, your stay in Gran Meliá Don Pepe, combined with the best courses in the Sotogrande area, will definitely be a vacation to remember. - 7 nights BB + 5 green fees with buggy + private transfers from 2647€ pp
The fashionable Hotel Club Maritimo de Sotogrande, located in the marina of Sotogrande, in the heart of the area with Spain's most famous golf courses. - 7 nights BB + 4 green fees + buggy from 1285€ pp
Within walking distance of Puerto Banús and Marbella is Kempinski Hotel Bahía, unbeatable location to stay, in combination with your golfing days in the best courses of the country. - 7 nights BB + 5 green fees + transfers from 2346€ pp
Valderrama is a very exclusive and prestigious resort that more than lives up to its reputation. I had an absolutely exceptional time, the course quality was fantastic and it was the perfect challenge for me. The facilities were exceptional, as were the staff that are a true credit to the club.
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Denis Barry - (
Ahh, Mecca! The golf course of the area. Well worth the money. You are greeted by the course manager and feel at home from the start.
Tight fairways, but didn't have to worry about loosing many balls.
If you are on the wrong side of the fairway, you have a cork tree in your way.
Greens were VERY small. A challenge to read and quite fast. I played it on a blustery day... 25 m/hr winds and had a wonderful time! Try the 11th, par 5, 500 meters long straight into a 25mph wind. That is a loooong hole!
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