Costa del Sol has recently been granted the award of European Golf Destination of the year 2019 by The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) at the International Golf Travel Market held from 15th to 18th October in Slovenia.
We have the great fortune of being a unique destination to play golf because of an average of 320 sunny days per year which, along with great golf courts in Europe, summons golf lovers from all over the world.
This award confirms the international leadership of Costa del Sol, with more than 70 golf courses, as a one of the best golf destinations in the world. Let’s see which are the best Golf Courses to play golf in Malaga, capital of Costa del Sol.
Reasons to play golf in Malaga
One obvious reason is temperature, while in northern Europe thermometers mark temperatures below zero, Malaga’s temperatures are mostly above 16º C during the day in the coldest months of the year, December and January hence mild climate is one of the main reasons to come and play golf in Malaga.
Another of the great advantages and the reasons to play golf in Malaga are: excellent promotions and discounts in Green fees and special prices of flights at Malaga airport, which also offers connections with most of Europe’s larger cities.
Best and nearest golf courses in Malaga
There is actually a wide variety of golf courses on the Costa del Sol, but if you are staying in Malaga city area during low season and want to play golf in Malaga these are your best options just 10 minutes away:
Real Club de Campo in Parador de Málaga
Just 10 minutes from the Malaga city center and with one of the best par five in the 12th hole you’ll find the the oldest golf course in the Costa del Sol. Its flatness and proximity to the beach and Plaza mayor Shopping Center make it an excellent option to spend a day for the whole family. If you come to Malaga in high season and you appreciate quietness in a golf course be aware of the airport’s proximity.
Guadalhorce Club de Golf
Laid out in 1992 and also a few minutes away from Malaga city center, this golf course stands out for being a demanding course and because its nice 16th century farm turned into clubhouse. You can enjoy this course with the whole family if you call and book in advance.
Between greens you’ll also enjoy visiting Malaga city center and discover the history and charm of Malaga with the best Free Tour out there. Book now absolutely free.
If you are a golf enthusiast and wish to play your favourite sport this Christmas in the best golf destination in Europe search no more, Malga is the place.