Santa Clara Golf
Santa Clara Golf is one of the most popular Marbella courses
Santa Clara Golf is located just outside Marbella on the N340 to Fuengirola. A relatively new course that has become very popular with high and medium handicappers.
The wide fairways and length of the course is ideal for holiday golf. If you are a single figures player you may find the layout of some of the holes a little disappointing. The wide fairway of the first hole allows for first tee nerves, followed by an easy par 3, should allow most players to get off to a decent start.
The course is part of a real estate development which gives it an urban feel and at times you feel the course has been designed around the development on the first nine.
The back nine is more challenging and has some tough holes. Our favourite is the long par 5 – 13th and the 18th is a nice finishing hole water around the green. For the longest drive try the sloping 12th . If you are up for a challenge make the nearest to the pin the difficult 6th .
Like so many of the new courses, space is at a premium so be careful on some of the fairways that run parallel with other holes. Having said that Santa Clara is a real joy to play and has become a much valued addition to the golf scene on the Costa del Sol.
What the course lacks in space, it certainly makes up for in quality and service. The club house is impressive and the shower facilities are excellent. There is a buggy service from the car park to the clubhouse and starters on the 1st tee.
The driving and putting practice areas are first class and you can play off the grass. There is also a drinks buggy.
The club house has a very nice restaurant and bar with a terrace overlooking the practice area.
- Pro Shop
- Club House
- Practice Balls
- Practice Range
- Practice Putting Green
- Practice Chipping Area
- Golf Club Rental
- Hand Trolleys
- Electric Trolleys
- Club Storage
- Golf Academy
- Individual and Group Lessons