Anfi Tauro Golf


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Anfi Tauro Golf Est. 2007

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Anfi Tauro Golf: One of the newest kids on the Gran Canaria golfing block is certainly creating a stir. If pleasant parkland layouts characterise much of the island's golf, then this challenging, dramatic, Arizona look-alike has shifted the golfing landscape in a new and exciting direction. Designed by Robert Von Hagge, with a few holes literally hewn from the volcanic rocks, it would be a serious understatement to say that every hole is different. Here at Anfi Tauro you can count on the demands of every hole thoroughly testing your game, no matter what your handicap. Water hazards, steep elevation changes, stylish bunker arrangements and large sandy waste areas all play their part. The front-nine contains its fair share of excellent holes, not least the signature long par-3 6th. Played towards the ocean, a pyramid rock formation provides a much photographed backdrop to the green. On the back-nine you play up and into a scenic canyon, where the volcanic rock formations can be inspected at close quarters. Holes like the par-3 13th, played to a postage stamp of a green (and over 200 metres from the tips) is one of Anfi Tauro's scariest holes. The short and very scenic par-4's at 16 and 17 are an easier-going duo, provided your tee-shots are straight and true. A huge horseshoe double-green closes out each of the nines, and is only reached with accurate approach shots over a lake. With limited housing around the course and pleasant sea views from many vantage points, this ruggedly handsome and still maturing newcomer will continue to grow in stature and reputation for many years to come.

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Making Contact

Anfi Tauro Golf
Valle de Tauro,
Mogán, Gran Canaria 35138
Spain
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Office   +34 928 560 462
Pro Shop   +34 649 293 501
Fax

  +34 928 562 035

Email   golf@anfi.es
Website   www.anfitauro.es
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Golf Pro
 
Ian Bradshaw / Tony Wilsonham
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Academy
 
The International Golf Academy, Anfi Tauro Golf
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (including some longish green-to-tee walks)
 
Surroundings: Open countryside, desert and residential.
 
Designer: Robert von Hagge, Michael Smelek & Richard Baril
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6526 6022 5232
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
At the Same Location:
9-hole par-27 Pitch & Putt
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How2Get There?

15 km NW of Maspalomas
From Maspalomas, follow highway GC-1 west, and take exit Km 61 (Tauro). Follow direction Mogan on the C-500. After o.8 km take exit Tauro and follow signs to golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact club for green fee details. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.   Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information


Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Golf course architect Robert von Hagge, designer of the Anfi Tauro layout, has a much deserved reputation as one of the elite of modern course designers. The formidable list of courses he has designed include many highly rated European courses, among them (and featured on Where2Golf.com) : Les Bordes, Emporda, Courson, Kempferhof, Seignosse, Royal Mougins and Bogogno. Robert von Hagge was literally born and raised on a golf course. For six years in the 1920's, his father, Ben F. von Hagge, was associated with Donald Ross, the famous Scottish golf course architect. Ben became a country club manager and developer of club facilities, in and around the Chicago area. After graduating from high school, Robert von Hagge entered Purdue University Agriculture School, and majored in landscape architecture. In 1955, Dick Wilson, one of America's foremost golf course architects, employed him as an apprentice golf course designer. In 1962 von Hagge resigned his affiliation with the Dick Wilson Company in order to start his own firm, which has since been involved in over 250 designs in 17 countries.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (27.802151)
Longitude: (-15.718421)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Gloria Palace Amadores Thalasso & Hotel 4-star
C/ La Palma 2, Playa Amadores, Mogán, 35139 Gran Canaria
+34 928 128 510
www.gloriapalaceth.com

Located between the beaches of Puerto Rico and Amadores, Gloria Palace Amadores Thalasso & Hotel is built on a cliff top and integrated into the landscape, providing spectacular views over the ocean from all parts of the hotel. Built in 2004, the hotel boasts one of Europe’s best equipped thalassotherapy centres.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Anfi Tauro; Salobre
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Golf within 30 km Meloneras; Maspalomas
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Sheraton Salobre Golf Resort & Spa 5-star
Urb. Salobre Golf, Calle Swing s/n, 35100 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
+34 928 943 000
www.sheraton.com/grancanaria

Located approximately 4 km inland from the sea, and overlooking the picturesque holes of Salobre's South Course, this modern, luxury resort is a great location for conferences and exhibitions, and an ideal base for exploring Gran Canaria's expanding range of golf courses. The hotel offers 313 guestrooms, 241 DeLuxe rooms, 45 Premier rooms, 9 Junior suites, 17 DeLuxe suites and a Presidential suite.The Aloe Spa has indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, while three restaurants will meet all your gastronomic needs.

Golf at this hotel Salobre (North & South courses)
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Golf within 10 km Meloneras; Maspalomas; Anfi Tauro
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