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El Pueblito de Alfaix

Almeria, Spain

Golfing in Garrucha

Posted by Luci Ackers on Jul 24, 2015
Golfing in Garrucha
Golfing in Garrucha
  • Golfing in Garrucha
  • Golfing in Garrucha


Garrucha is a great place for lovers of golf. There is a course reasonably close to the town called  the Marina Golf Club and this sits roughly half way to Mojácar. The course is flat and green and well maintained. As you play alongside the coastline you can enjoy spectacular views of the surroundings too.

Slightly further north you'll find the Desert Springs Golf Course which is great for the whole family and has good facilities. It is Europe's only Desert course and is well managed with fine turf and fast greens. It is a pretty challenging course with dry river beds, rocks, streams and strategically placed bunkers and cactus plants. It is well known as one of the better courses in Spain and is good for both amateurs and professionals. The course and its accompanying facilities were recognised by the Royal Spanish Golf Federation when Desert Springs hosted the Spanish Amateur Open back in 2004. There are over 100 bird species to look out for and of the 150,000 cacti, over 200 different species are cultivated in the site's nursery.

To stay near Garrucha and take advantage of the facilities take a look at the wonderful properties of Alfaix by following the link below.

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Author: Luci Ackers

Luci loves getting out and about for a good cycle ride or easy-going walks in the countryside, and thoroughly enjoyed the time she previously spent working for the National Trust. Her love of writing started from a young age and on rainy days nothing beats curling up in a secret corner with a good book.

2 Comments related to this article
Edgar 9 September 2015

I’ve recently put together a content piece for that I hope you will find interesting and relevant to your website. The piece focusses on the environmental challenges facing golf and how golf is rising to meet them.
As golf has been in the firing for its effect on the environment for some time I thought a piece covering the positive steps golf is taking to become eco-friendly would be both timely and of interest to your readers.
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Luci Ackers 9 September 2015

Hi there Edgar,

Thanks very much for your message. I have passed this on to the relevant members of our web team for consideration. 

All the best,


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