|Location||Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain|
|Designer / Opened||Cabell B. Robinson, 2010|
|Holes / Par||18 Holes, Par 71|
|HCP L / G||/|
|Length (mt)||6377 / 6018 / 5160|
|ADD Value||- Free Driving Range - 1 hour before play
- Course Planner and a Pitch Repair tool
- Las Colinas bag tag
Las Colinas Golf and Country Club
New Short Game Facility Unveiled
Las Colinas Golf and Country Club is considered one of the best in Europe, the 18-hole, 71-Par course conquered all its reputation thanks to its design and excellent maintenance levels all year long. It won the Best Golf Course in Spain award, granted by the World Golf Awards in 2015 and 2016, and it is now also going for this title in 2017. The Club managed to climb 23 positions, landing number 55, in the top 100 ranking from Continental Europe, recently published by the prestigious British publication, Golf World.
The golfing legend and 21 times European Tour winner Miguel Ángel Jiménez, unveiled the new World Class Short Game Facilities at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, whose design he is responsible for.
The new golfing facilities are actually named after the legendary golfer himself, “Las Colinas Short Game Facility designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez”. The ceremony itself was covered by international media companies including CNN Living Europe TV. There was also a press conference with some notorious journalists from all over Europe.
Located a little over 100 meters from the practice range, the fantastic new Troon conditioned golf facilities are spread over 5,000 sq metres, boasting spacious bermuda grass playing areas, have the perfect placement for golfers and professional groups looking to improve their short game. It offers wide gaming areas which include an immaculate green with 680 square meters of lush bent grass. It has also has 2 large bunkers, allowing the golfers to practice their short game repertoire from a distance of over 65 metres.
“I’m very proud to be inaugurating these new game facilities of Las Colinas, and also very impressed about the impeccable refurbishment area”, stated Jiménez. “Watching the development of all this project since its beginning, early this year, was very thrilling and I’m now wishing golfers from all over the world to come and enjoy these state-of-the-art new facilities.”
“It was crucial the facility offered the very best in standards because I know from visiting Las Colinas that the whole resort demands that level of quality,” added Jiménez, who spoke at a press conference staged at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club. “I’d like to congratulate everyone at Las Colinas who has worked so hard to get to where we are today.”
“We’re absolutely thrilled to open this fantastic facility on what is a really special day in the history of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club,” said the resort’s Director of Golf & Operations, Sean Corte-Real. “It’s been a pleasure to work with Miguel on this project and we’re delighted with the final product. The conditioning of the facility is in keeping
with the ‘World Apart’ experience we aim to deliver – on and off course – to every person visiting Las Colinas.”
Designed by famous architect Cabell B. Robinson and managed by Troon Golf, the course extends itself along a valley, in between the hills, and incorporating itself naturally on the landscape, which offers a captivating and unforgettable experience for golfers of any level.
The Las Colinas Golf & Country Club was also recently distinguished with the Europe’s Leading Villa Resort award and, for the third year in a row, with the title of Spain ’s Leading Villa Resort by the World Travel Awards.
Alicante ’s ideal location on the Mediterranean coast makes it a highly attractive destination for beach lovers and golfers alike. Situated on the East coast of Spain , this region boasts some of the most impressive golf courses in Spain . Blessed with very short, mild winters, you can still enjoy the glorious blue flag beaches after your golf round in the Spanish sunshine, even in January.
The El Altet Beach located in Elche, is made up of a dune complex with natural vegetation. Being 1000m in length and 100m wide, this blue flag beach is popular with wind surfers. There are several nearby Golf courses. The Font Del Llop Golf Resort, which has a playing area of international size that has five exit tees for each hole. The Alenda Golf Course, completed in October 1999. It covers 49 hectares of land, 18 holes, par 72 and 6,257 metres in length, as well as an excellent practice area and Elche Golf School, the first to open in the Community of Valencia, offers spectactular facilities.
The San Juan Beach, Alicante , is just 25kms from Alicante airport. It stretches 2900m from the El Campello fishing village to Cabo de las Huertas. Best known for its crystal clear waters and golden sands, this coastal strip is also popular with water sports enthusiasts. What finer place to relax after a round at the Alicante golf course, described as “A challenge for the game and a feast for the eyes”. Going a little further afield you can play a round at the beautiful Bonalba Golf course with its 5 lakes or El Planito with its two golf courses, 18 holes Par 72 championship, and the other a 9 hole par 27.
La Caleta Beach, Orihuela, in the Southern province of Alicante , provides great facilities. The beach received 11 blue flags in 2017. The 387m coastal strip has natural protection from the cape itself and a sea wall, resulting in a calm sea. There is an old Watchtower at La Caleta, which was once used to monitor pirate attacks during the 16th Century. There are numerous quality golf courses nearby the award winning beach, including: Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, La Finca, Vistabella, La Marquesa and Lo Romero Golf.
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La Finca Golf & Spa Resort
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