The Costa del Sol, for many known as the “Costa del Golf”, offers a great opportunity to anyone wishing to start playing golf or to improve their technique. Thanks to the mild weather and the wide range of courses and golf academies, it is very easy to involve oneself in this social pastime at any time of the year.
Why Costa del Golf?
Golf courses give properties an additional value and are a reason to buy in the most stunning, exclusive and prestigious resorts of Málaga or Cadiz. Many of these developments offer the possibility of acquiring a golf membership or share when purchasing a property.
There are over 70 golf courses on the Costa del Sol. Most of them are 18 holes, which are used for professional tournaments, but there are also 9, 27 or 36 hole courses. Many have been designed by prestigious golf players, such as Severiano Ballesteros, Jack Nicklaus and Dave Thomas.
In the heart of the Costa del Golf, you can find prestigious locations such as Marbella and Benahavis offering an unparalleled choice of golf clubs with the most number of golf courses per square kilometre than anywhere else in Europe that are available to golf players of any handicap and taste.
It is worth mentioning in this context the Finca Cortesín Golf Resort, located in Casares, which has regularly hosted the Volvo World Match Play Championship since 2008.
Equally important is the Valderrama Golf Course, located in Sotogrande. In 1997 it was chosen to host the Ryder Cup, the most important team competition in the world. In addition, the Andalusian Master Golf tournament, one of the most important in the region, is held on this course.
The Costa del Sol has become a golf player’s paradise and it is where most of the best courses in Spain and Europe are found.
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