Carretera N-11, km 701,
Caldes de Malavella, Girona 17455
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Both PGA Catalunya's courses were designed by Neil Coles & Angel Gallardo: Stadium course (1999), Tour course (2005).
Above distances are for the Stadium course. Also at PGA Catalunya is the 18-hole Tour course (par-72, 5901 m from back tees).
15 km S of Girona
Between Girona and Vidreres on the A7 motorway, take exit 8 and follow the N-II, direction Barcelona. After 3.7 km turn left at the 701 km sign and follow signs to golf.
PGA Catalunya Resort's Stadium course (originally called the Green course) is generally regarded as one of the best tournament layouts in continental Europe. This is a big dimension design in every respect, quite accustomed to hosting the highest level of European professional events.
The Stadium course, as distinct from the resort's shorter Tour course, is laid out in a large pine forest. The terrain here is undulating, and at times gets quite hilly. Each attractively crafted hole presents its own challenges, risks and rewards. On several occasions elevated teeing grounds provide a clear view of what's needed from the tee (and what to avoid).
While every hole is defended by excellent bunkering and large fast undulating greens, five of them require careful approach work to avoid strategically positioned greenside water hazards. Amongst many picturesque views to be enjoyed from the course, the signature par-4 13th presents a stunning panorama of the distant Montseny Massif mountain range.
Although a bit of noise may stray up from a local karting circuit, it should not disturb your enjoyment of the excellent Caldes de Malavella course (as the Stadium is sometimes called). In 2005 this challenging PGA Catalunya layout was joined by the resort's shorter Tour course. This additional 18-hole layout provides a slightly easier-going option alongside its sibling, while also enhancing the golfing opportunities at this top quality Stay&Play venue.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
PGA Catalunya's Stadium course (built as a potential Ryder Cup venue) has hosted many top level professional tournaments, including the 1999 Sarazen World Open, multiple Spanish Open Championships and the European Tour's Final Stage Qualifying School (2008-2014). For more details see Top golf tournaments played at PGA Catalunya.
2019 Golf World rating: 6th best course and 2nd best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
2020 Golf Digest rating: 3rd best course in Spain.
PGA Catalunya Resort, Ctra A-2 km 701, Caldes de Malavella 17455, Girona.
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