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Anfi Tauro Golf

Valle de Tauro,

Mogán, Gran Canaria 35138

  • Office

    +34 928 560 462
  • Pro shop

    +34 649 293 501
  • Fax

    +34 928 562 035
  • Golf pro

    Ian Bradshaw / Tony Wilsonham
  • Academy

    The International Golf Academy, Anfi Tauro Golf

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

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6526
6022
5232
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

9-hole par-27 Pitch & Putt

Location

Latitude:

27.802151

Longitude:

-15.718421

How to get 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.

Anfi Tauro Golf

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2007

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.

Pictures courtesy of Mrs. Katia De Ridder

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Where2Stay

  • Gloria Palace Amadores Thalasso & Hotel4-star

    C/ La Palma 2, Playa Amadores, Mogán, 35139 Gran Canaria

    +34 928 128 510

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    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

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Anfi Tauro; Salobre

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Meloneras; Maspalomas

  • Sheraton Salobre Golf Resort & Spa5-star

    Urb. Salobre Golf, Calle Swing s/n, 35100 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

    +34 928 943 000

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    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)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Meloneras; Maspalomas; Anfi Tauro

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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