Carretera de Castilla,
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Parkland and sport grounds.
Original nine-hole course opened in 1932. Spanish course architect Javier Arana designed the current Black course (1956), and front-nine of the Yellow course. Seve Ballesteros designed the back-nine of the Yellow course.
Above distances are for the Black (Negro) course. Also at Villa de Madrid is the 18-hole Yellow (Amarillo) course (par-71; 6015 metres from back tees; rating 72.5) and a nine-hole Short course (par-27).
6 km NW of Madrid city centre.
Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (Black/Negro course): Here at the Villa de Madrid Country Club you will enjoy the distinct impression of having escaped the hustle and bustle of downtown Madrid, without being very far from it. This busy and popular country club, probably the biggest in Europe, offers a wide range of sports and facilities to its many members, including two eighteen hole golf courses.
The undulating and at times very scenic Black course lays down an excellent challenge to players of all abilities, be they aspiring amateurs or top level European Tour professionals. The championship layout is complemented by the shorter par-71 Yellow (Amarillo) course, and also a nine-hole par-3 course.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36.
Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].
Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.
Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (in English, Villa de Madrid Country Club) has regularly staged top level competitions. In 1965 it played host to the World Cup of Golf, with Gary Player winning the individual prize, and South Africa the team prize. Since 1957 the European circuit and then the European Tour have made frequent visits here, not least to stage the prestigious Spanish Open and Madrid Open Championships (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Villa de Madrid).
Spain: 19th best course in Spain (Golf World, 2022).
Arroyofresno 17, Fuencarral-El Pardo, 28035 Madrid.
+34 91 736 5273Visit website
The Hotel Monte Real is located in the Puerta de Hierro neighbourhood of Madrid, just 10 minutes from the city centre and easily accessed via the M-30 or M-40 highways. The best golf courses in the city of Madrid are also close by. The 72-room hotel has been recently renovated and redecorated.
Club de Campo Villa de Madrid; Centro Nacional; Royal Puerta de Hierro (private).
La Moraleja; Santander.
Plaza de las Cortes 10, Madrid 28014
+34 91 420 3767Visit website
The Villa Real is a 5-star hotel in the centre of Madrid, located in the Plaza de las Cortes, in front of the Spanish Congress of Deputies and just a few minutes on foot from Puerta del Sol. It is a unique location for exploring the sites of 'Madrid de los Austrias' on foot and enjoying the museum triangle formed by the Museo del Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Queen Sofia Foundation.
Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (12 km); Centro Nacional; Royal Puerta de Hierro (private).
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