|La Quinta Golf Course: Lying in the heart of the Golf Valley, just 5 minutes drive from Marbella, overlooking the Mediterranean and flanked by impressive luxury real estate, is La Quinta Golf and Country Club. Designed by Antonio Garcia Garrido and former Ryder Cup and World Cup Champion, Manuel Pinero and opened in 1990, it is in fact a total of 27 Hole ( 3 x 9 holes ) course that can be played in various combinations.
Course A: San Pedro, 2884m, par 35, consists of 2 x par 5’s, 4 x par 4’s and 3 x par 3’s.
Course B: Rhonda, 2718m, par 35, consists of 1 x par 5, 6 x par 4’s and 2 x par 3’s
Course C: Guadaiza, 3331m, par 36, consists of 2 x par 5’s, 5 x par 4’s and 2 x par 3’s
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 terrain is full of unforgiving ups and downs so buggies are recommended.
La Quinta Golf Course (Spain)
The third loop of nine holes leads past the Golf Academy, headed by former World Cup champion Manuel Pinero, where golf lessons for groups or individuals are tailored to fit player’s capacity. Both 5 day and weekend courses are available. Digital swing analysis is also available at the academy, the latest in game improvement technology.The clubhouse has a very well equipped Pro Shop and an ample Practice Range. The beautiful on site Hotel Melia provides an ambient space to relax in after the game with comfortable restaurant and bar areas, as well as having a congress room, a meeting room and business center, it also has a swimming pool, saunas and fitness center, paddle tennis and squash courts.
The La Quinta Golf and country club has gained the prestigious place of hosting the charity Pro Am Protagonists Tournament.
La Quinta Services
Services: Hotel, Pro shop, Club House, Restaurant, Buggies, GPS on Buggies, Practice Balls, Free practice Balls, Practice Putting Green, Practice Chipping Green, Golf Club Rental, Golf Shoe Rental, Hand Trollies, Electric Trollies, Golf Academy, Individual Lessons, Group lessons, Locker Room, Showers, Sana, Paddle Courts, Swimming Pool.