Founded in 1964, Real Club de Golf Sotogrande is located on prime golfing land close to the beachfront between the river Guadiaro and Sotogrande marina in Andalusia.
RCG Sotogrande is often voted to be among the top ten golf courses in Europe. “Sotogrande Old”, as it is called by the locals, boasts mature vegetation with pine, cork oaks, eucalyptus and giant palm trees enhancing the natural beauty of the surroundings.
The greens are large and the tees are very long, some would say excessively so, but they allow for variations in pin placement and the length of hole. The contours of the greens are typical Trent Jones and the bunkers were the first in Europe to be filled with brilliant white crushed marble. Another 'first' at Sotogrande was the use of Bermuda grass on fairways.
The course wide fairways, offers long tees and elevated greens delicately moulded and very fast, which embody the biggest difficulty of the course. Of the 100 or so bunkers on the course 69 are placed around the greens which, warn the player to have great accuracy when attacking the pins. The variety of holes is another characteristic of Real Club …
9 Holes Par 3 2/2
Most popular reviews of Real Club de Golf Sotogrande
Played on: 10 May 2019 Review date: 12 May 2019Handicap: 11.2
Once you enter the resort you realize that this is no ordinary course. Everything is top notch! Once you arrive the parking, a staff guy comes and takes your clubs to the caddymaster. Great starter info, together with comp water. From the first hole to the last, everything is on a very high maintenance level! Very true and quick greens. Not even a single weed you see on t…
Played on: 11 December 2018 Review date: 1 May 2020Handicap: 1.4
Uno de los grandes e historicos campos de golf en España. Real Club de Golf Sotogrande es un gran campo. Alto nivel de mantenimiento y un campo desafiante. Green rápidos y movidos que marcan el resultado final. Zona del 12 en adelante muy abierto con grandes hoyos y espectaculares. Recorrido muy variado y un gran reto para el jugador..
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