Desert Springs Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Desert Springs Golf Club Est. 2001

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Desert Springs Golf Club: Inspired by the famous desert courses of Arizona & California, the Indiana course at Desert Springs Golf Club is the first desert course in Europe. Extraordinary attention to detail has been paid at what you might at first think is a Tex-Mex theme park. Everything here has the look and feel of the south-western corner of the United States - the "desert-style" Indiana Course wouldn't look at all out of place in Arizona. Beyond the not overly wide slivers of fairway, lies typical desert rough, containing a fine array of cactus and wild desert flowers; beware the occasional snake or scorpion ! Ball-finding in these areas is not impossible, but playing out from the hardpan stony ground may damage those new irons of yours (its best to put an old 9-iron in your bag for these occasions). This exciting layout is relatively easy walking, with pleasant but not excessive undulations and several (often dry) water hazards. Hilly, rugged, arid countryside surrounds the course as well as holiday homes and villas on some holes. Thankfully most of the course will remain free of real estate, although at the 17th the housing was built much too close to the hole; this good short par-4 is frequently played as a modest par-3 from forward tees. For the most part this is a fun and very distinctive course, which provides an excellent test for your game. Full marks to Senore McEvoy.

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Making Contact

Desert Springs Golf Club
Carretera Las Cunas - Palomares,
Cuevas del Almanzora, Almeria 04618
Spain
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Office   +34 637 861 591
Pro Shop   +34 637 861 592
Fax

  +34 647 478 014

Email   golfreservations@almanzora.com
Website   www.almanzora.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Desert-style.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Desert and residential.
 
Designer: Peter McEvoy
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5978 5560 4989
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 72 70 72
 
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How2Get There?

95 km NE of Almeria
Heading north-east from Almeria on the A7-E15 motorway, take exit 537 (Cuevas del Almanzora) and follow the A332 direction Cuevas del Almanzora. After 4.6 km turn right direction Palomares / Vera. After 1.5 km turn left direction Palomares. After 3.2 km turn left at sign Desert Springs. After 1.7 km enter Desert Springs resort. After 1.4 km golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes (Indiana course) in high season (Feb thru' May; Oct/Nov): 1-player €100; 2-players €150; 4-players €260. Reduced afternoon rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Location

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Latitude: (37.255114)
Longitude: (-1.824465)
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Colonial Aptmnts at Desert Springs 
Carretera Las Cunas - Palomares, Cuevas del Almanzora
+34 678 679 387
www.almanzora.com

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Hotel Valle del Este 4-star
Urb. Valle del Este, Autovia E-15 (exit 529), 04620 Almeria-Vera, Spain.
+34 950 548 600
www.hotelvalledelestealmeria.com

The Sercotel Valle del Este Hotel is a 4-star hotel in Vera, in a resort near golf courses and Vera beach. It has several pools, a sports area and various restaurants, offering a vast range of leisure and fun to ensure a perfect vacation. The hotel has 130 fully equipped double rooms and 12 Junior suites.

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