10 Things To Know About The Hacienda del Alamo Golf Resort
In the last 10 years, we’ve seen many new golf courses develop across Europe, but not all have managed to gain the love and patronage of the golf devotees. Only a few, Hacienda del Alamo being one of them, have something special that makes them a true championship course.
Here are certain things to know about Hacienda del Alamo Golf Resort
- The golf course located in the southern region of Spain was opened in the year 2006. At 6724 meters (competition tees - white), 6375 meters (men’s tees - yellow), and 5534 meters (women’s tees - red) – this is currently the longest golf course in Spain.
- Hacienda del Alamo Golf Resort has a 18-hole course with a par of 72.
- With olive and almond orchards, many lakes, and open terrain, this course was designed by Dave Thomas Limited to impress the golfers with its visual appeal. The developers of this resort have made sure the buildings don’t in any way, affect the golfing experience of the visitors.
- Golfers enjoy a challenge, and Hacienda del Alamo has plenty to test the skills of even experienced players. If not anything else, players have to be at the top of their game when the wind blows across the open course.
- The resort also provides an atmosphere which is conducive to practice and learning golf. At Hacienda del Alamo, visitors get to practice in driving range, which has 36 bays, bunkers, 2 putting green and 6 golf holes. At the golf academy, apart from golfing lessons, state of the art technology is used to record strokes and other shots and later analyze them.
- We mentioned the windy condition, but that’s not the only challenge to contend with. The course has plenty of rough and grass areas, and rocks and desert spots are regular at every hole.
- The course is long and has little shade, so players need to carry plenty of water during summer. Those who hate walking long distances, better get a buggy.
- Each hole in this course is unique and challenging in its own way, but the 6th and 11th hole needs special mention. The former has a difficult drive, while the latter is fairly tricky with its raised green. The finishing hole – the 18th – is a beaut with five bunkers on the right and water hazard on the left.
- Players prefer not to travel long to relax after a round of golf. At Hacienda del Alamo they don’t have to. The resort has a clubhouse where players can relax and enjoy the view of the course. It has a range of amenities that include bar, bag room, TV room, billiards, VIP room, and more.
- Planning to host a golf themed party, a corporate event, or birthday, you don’t have to look far for an ideal location. The resort allows the clubhouse to host events and parties with a snack or special menus.