Salobre Golf & Resort (Old/South course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Salobre Golf & Resort (Old/South course) Est. 1999

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Salobre Golf & Resort (Old course): Salobre is one of the newest golf resort destinations on Gran Canaria, and alone in having two 18-hole championship golf courses. The Old course (originally known as the South course) is a solid, well-structured and enjoyable resort-style layout.

The two nine-hole loops gently work their way up and into a valley, where arid rugged slopes and terraces are blended with an enjoyable and relatively easy-going, open parkland layout. Small, squat palm trees and rolling earthmounds separate the good width fairways, with some degree of elevation change present on each hole. At the centre of the course a small oasis-like water feature incorporates two small ponds joined by a waterfall. One pond must be crossed at the short, downhill par-3 3rd, the other on your drive at the tightly dog-legging par-4 16th. Chattering birds (canaries perhaps?), also enjoy this lush oasis.

On the back-nine the most memorable stretch of holes loops around a small hill, and includes the excellent 14th, arguably the best hole on the course. This signature par-3 is played from tee-boxes that cling to the side of the hill; the good-sized green down below is framed by a rocky backdrop. Beyond the course, housing is very limited, while many views can be enjoyed onto distant volcanic hills and mountains, and down to the Atlantic Ocean.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Salobre Golf & Resort
Autopista GC-1, Km 53, Salobre,
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria 35100
Spain
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Office   +34 928 010 103
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +34 928 010 104

Email   reservation@salobregolfresort.com
Website   www.salobregolfresort.com
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Golf Pro
 
Rubén Fuentes
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Academy
 
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside (desert) and residential
 
Designer: Roland Fauré and Robert Trent Jones Jr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5825 5338 4502
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 70.9 68.6 69.1
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Old (formerly South) course. Also at Salobre is the 18-hole par-72 New course (5524 m from back tees; formerly known as the North course).
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How2Get There?

7 km NW of Maspalomas
From Maspalomas, follow highway GC-1 west, and take exit 53 (Salobre Golf). At roundabout go straight over, direction Salobre Golf. After 1.4 km, immediately before gatehouse, turn left into golf parking. Clubhouse is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Oct thru' April): €95. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. 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
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Salobre's logo features a native plant of the Canary Islands, the cactus-like Cardon (Euphorbia Canariensis). Also known to horticulturists as Canary Island Spurge or Hercules Club, this succulent member of the family Euphorbiaceae and genus Euphorbia, grows in the arid and humid environment of the lowest areas in the Canary Islands. It is a small tree, rather than a cactus, and grows up to 3-4 meters high. >> Salobre is the Spanish word meaning brackish or salty.

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Location

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Latitude: (27.776844)
Longitude: (-15.640334)
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Sheraton Salobre Golf Resort & Spa 5-star
Urb. Salobre Golf, Maspalomas, 35100 Gran Canaria
+34 928 943 000
www.sheratonsalobre.com

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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Golf within 30 km No
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