Costa del Sol Golf Courses - Spain

La Quinta Country Club, Spain

Monday, January 11, 2021
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Just 5 minutes drive from Marbella, overlooking the Mediterranean, lying in the heart of the Benahavís Golf Valley there’s La Quinta Golf & Country Club. Running along two valleys, lined by grand flower beds, pine woods and lots of water, the course is a challenge for even the best player and emphasizes accuracy, good shot selection and a command of all the clubs in the bag.  

La Quinta Country Club

Designed in 1990 by Antonio Garcia Garrido and former Ryder Cup and World Cup Champion, Manuel Pinero this fantastic golf course combines 3 loops of nine holes lined by grand flower beds, pine woods and lots of water that can be played in various combinations.  A variety of hazards come into play from elevated tees with trees, water, sand and streams to negotiate before approaching the greens of which a good proportion are raised.

La Quinta Country Club

The course A “San Pedro” (2884m, Par 35) has open fairways and short yardage, therefore, woods and long irons are mainly used on this course. The course B “Ronda” (2718m, Par 35) is a fabulous course with narrow fairways and more difficult greens. Finally, course C “Guadaiza” (3331m, par 36) slightly easier than B, there are many slopes and a few dog legs.

La Quinta Country Club

With plenty of trees, water hazards and sand traps, not to mention the narrow fairways that roll downhill to meet fast greens, it is a reasonably straightforward course that demands attention to detail. The La Quinta Golf and Country is home to the European Seniors Tour. Book a tee time at La Quinta Country Club today.

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