La Dehesa Golf Implements AI

La Dehesa Golf Implements AI

La Dehesa Golf Implements AI
Since November, the Madrid Golf Club La Dehesa Golf has been employing the capabilities of Maya, which is an artificial intelligence system, to supervise the maintenance of its eighteen-hole course.

Additionally, in addition to ground probes, the club has already created a meteorological station through its efforts. The Maya project can obtain vital information from this equipment, which enables it to gain insights into the current state of the topic that is being investigated. Using this information and the feedback provided by the greenkeeper, it is feasible to construct prediction models that are capable of anticipating potential dangers, such as illnesses or pests, up to three days in advance.

It has been reported that Abel Jiménez, the manager of La Dehesa Golf Club, has stated that “it is essential for us to leverage technology to remain at the forefront of efficient and sustainable resource management.” As a result of Maya’s capabilities, through which she supplies us with the necessary data and analysis, we can recognise potential obstacles that may arise in the future.

One of the goals that Maya has set for herself in the not-too-distant future is to be able to offer tailored guidance for certain golf courses. For this purpose, the information that is obtained from integrated sensors as well as the knowledge of greenkeepers will be utilised. Through the process of streamlining operations, improving efficiency, and lowering total expenditures, Maya, who is widely referred to as “the greenkeeper’s helper,” plays a vital role in the process.

In December of this year, La Dehesa Golf Club, along with nine other golf courses, will be a symbol of the leading edge of Spanish facilities for their adoption of digital transformation and artificial intelligence in golf course management. This will be the case since these golf clubs maintain their courses using these technologies. As a direct result of the combined efforts of all of these individuals, the golf industry is currently transforming both operational efficiency and sustainability.

Spain’s Top Golf Courses for 2024-2025

Spain Top Golf Courses

Spain’s Top Golf Courses
The Advisory Council of the Club Leaders Forum has released the results of the 2024–2025 Platinum Club elections, which covered all over the world, Asia-Pacific, and Europe-Middle East areas.

Four golf clubs in Spain are among the top 150 in the world, with renowned facilities like Augusta National Golf Club, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, and Shinnecock Hills Golf Club dominating the list.

Real Club Valderrama (32nd): This renowned golf club in Sotogrande is known for its challenging course and has hosted the Ryder Cup and the Volvo Masters.

Real Club de Golf Las Brisas (126th): A golf course located in Marbella, this green is recognised for its beautiful green landscapes and water hazards, providing a one-of-a-kind golfing experience in the heart of the Costa del Sol.

La Reserva Club Sotogrande (142nd): Another treasure in Sotogrande, this golf club in Costa del Sol features a superb course design set against the Mediterranean backdrop, creating a gorgeous and strong golfing landscape.

– Real Club de la Puerta de Hierro (148th): This golf course is located in Madrid. This historic club is renowned for its rich legacy and dedication to maintaining the sport’s past in Spain. It’s closed to the general public and available to members only.

The platinum clubs and honourable mentions were chosen through an open and confidential voting procedure. The accuracy of these results has been confirmed. Clubs with the platinum designation represent the peak of global private clubs. The Advisory Council appoints a prestigious international voting group comprised of professionals and enthusiasts from 22 different countries. This committee uses seven specific criteria to create the gold standard for private club excellence.

Top-tier clubs worldwide embrace these qualities, which include widespread recognition and member quality, as well as facility excellence, superior service standards, management capability, adaptability, and overall experience. They underlie the operational culture and represent best practices, ensuring that awards are only given to organisations that are unwaveringly committed to excellence.

A proprietary point system is used to establish ranks. Panellists assign scores to each club, resulting in a total score. This aggregate score is then averaged depending on the number of panellists who voted for each team, determining its ranking position.

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Golf Developments in Spain | An Ever Growing Industry

Golf Son Muntander, Mallorca Ladies Open, Spain

An Update On Spain’s Golf Industry

In this article, we will take a look at some of the developments in Spain’s golf sector, such as: Events; investments, innovation, renovations, and social actions.

Ladies European Tour – Mallorca Ladies Open

The Ladies European Tour added a new tournament to the schedule. The Golf Son Muntander Ladies Open will be played at Golf Son Muntander . This will be the 13th high-level golf event in Spain this year.

Other events played in Spain: Solheim Cup; Junior Solheim Cup; Open de España (DP World Tour); Andalusia Challenge Cádiz, Challenge de España, Challenge Tour Final Mallorca (Challenge Tour); La Sella Open, Andalusia Costa Del Sol Open de España, Mallorca Ladies Open (Ladies European Tour); 5 Alps Tour Events

A Golf Tournament in Costa Del Sol and Madrid , at the same time

Chaparral Golf Club from in Costa Del Sol and the Centro Nacional de Golfe from Madrid joined forces in the development of a unique event. A virtual golf tournament was held at the same time at both facilities.

The tournament took place in the academy of both clubs, thanks to Toptracer. Thanks to their technology, participants were able to experience golf in a high-fidelity virtual environment, simulating the Old Course at St Andrews, for many the most iconic golf course in Europe.

Players from a variety of golf clubs came together to celebrate the shared vision of advancing the sport’s evolution at the event. In addition, authorities from Mijas Town Hall gave their support to the event at Chaparral Golf Club, underscoring its importance to the community support of the sport in general.

Golf Courses Under Renovation

Mataleñas Golf course in Santander, northern Spain, is under renovation. The project aims to improve the overall visitor experience. All greens, bunkers, and short game areas of the course will be tackled. The driving range roof and lighting will also be renovated. The work should be concluded by next spring.

La Rasa de Berbes Golf, in Asturias, finished the renovation of the green on the back 9.

Getting Into a New Trend

The opening of ‘Calma’, a new lounging area located on the 9th green to the 10th tee of the Links course at La Hacienda Links Golf Resort. It gives golfers the opportunity to sit back and enjoy spectacular uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean, Gibraltar, and the distant North African coastline while enjoying a delicious menu based on local Andalusian produce.

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for golfers and 8:00pm to midnight for the general public. The new facility, built using the best bioclimatic practices and sustainable materials with a near-zero carbon footprint, offers a selection of freshly made tapas, snacks, and desserts for players to enjoy as well as inviting members and visitors to pause for fifteen minutes before continuing their rounds.

Should more courses follow suit?

Jon Rahm’s Golf Garden

Jon Rahm, a reference in Spanish, European and world golf, has inaugurated ‘El Jardín del Golf’, a recreational facility for children and adolescents admitted to the Niño Jesús University Hospital in Madrid.

This new golf space is in one of the outdoor patios of this hospital. Measuring approximately eight hundred square meters. It houses four holes with different designs and slopes that include, thanks to the use of materials of different textures, simulated lakes and bunkers to make the golfing experience as real as possible.

The new ‘Golf Garden’ of the Hospital Universitario Niño Jesús, was built entirely with artificial grass that requires minimal maintenance, is completed with a six-hole putting green where you can also make real strokes with a putter.

Jon Rahm at Golf Garden in Madrid, Spain

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