Valderrama Golf – Costa del Sol Golf’s and indeed Europe’s premier Golf Course. From the moment you arrive at the very impressive entrance gates you are on hallowed ground, following in the footsteps of the master himself and the great players before him.
Valderrama Golf the most famous Golf Course on the Costa del Sol Golf and with out doubt Europe, having hosted numerous Volvo Masters events, the American Express championship and of course the now famous 1997 Ryder Cup.
Expensive to play – Yes
Worth the money – No question
Here you can tread in the footsteps of the worlds greatest golfers.
Designed by Robert Trent Jones. The present owner and president, Jaime Ortiz-Patino, took over the Golf Course in 1987. When he was given more land, he then invited Trent Jones back to transform the course, which he did successfully to create Valderrama Golf as we know it today.
The Golf Course itself it is set amongst a cork oak forest on the foothills of the Sierra Bermeja. The fairways are fairly flat and tree lined while the greens are elevated and well protected by bunkers. It is challenging and many words have been used to describe it such as daring, dramatic, demanding etc.
Valderrama Golf has plenty of tales to tell and many of the worlds greatest golfers have succumbed to the difficulties of various holes on the course.
Valderrama Golf is such a beautiful Golf Course that it has to be ranked as one of the best in the world of golf. The setting is peaceful and tranquil and is clearly the pride and joy of Jaime Ortiz-Patino.
On arrival the majestic clubhouse and the world class facilities it has to offer which will immediately impress you. Admire the large practice area and imagine you are there alongside the man himself – Tiger Woods