affordable? golf in Spain

Sep 13th, 2005, 09:07 PM
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affordable? golf in Spain

200euro is a bit steep to play Valerama (sp?) any great suggestions in that area?
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Sep 13th, 2005, 10:57 PM
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Yes, Valderrama, the "Pebble Beach", "St. Andrews" of Spanish golf, is way up there with green fees, like one would expect. But there are many lovely courses all over.

Green fees are, however, much higher than in the USA. Also, the cart is usually never included, and quite expensive.

Most clubs insist you bring your official handicap card from abroad. Some require you to become federated.

You can get a complete list of the golf clubs in Andalucia by going to

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Sep 13th, 2005, 11:18 PM
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Maybe Costa Ballena - or Jerez -

I don't golf but Costa Ballena is beautiful.
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Sep 14th, 2005, 02:13 AM
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There's a Golf Resort in Matalascanas (west of the Donana) that has Golf 'Packages.' That's probably the Costa Ballena one that PJI mentioned.
I don't know where Costa Ballena came from. I thought that was still Costa de la luz.
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Sep 14th, 2005, 05:14 AM
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Try with Sancti Petri Golf in the city of Chiclana, nice summer resort with beautiful hotels

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Sep 14th, 2005, 10:06 AM
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You might want to check out the website We went to Costa del Sol several years ago and pre-booked some golf at a discount rates thru this site. There are alot of courses with varying fees, can't remember which ones my husband liked.
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Sep 14th, 2005, 10:10 AM
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Part 2.....and the buzz about the official handicap - we were concerned about that ahead of time but it turned out to be nothing - he was never asked for it. Golf was a little pricier than expected (and that's when the exchange rate was better!) but it was not 200E.
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Sep 15th, 2005, 03:34 AM
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Nedsireland, Costa Ballena is the name of the "community" where the golf course I was talking about is located. Its all still located on the Costa de la Luz though. I don't think it has anything to do with the place you mentioned. Its just a big vacation community just outside of Sanlucar that has a really nice looking golf course.
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Oct 31st, 2005, 07:11 AM
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WWW.GOLFHERE.CO.UK If you book an apartment you get green fees for 38euros a round which is a right bargin.

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