Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro


Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro Est. 1904

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Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro is home to what are widely regarded as two of Spain's best tree-lined and open parkland layouts. The Abajo course is often ranked slightly higher than the also impressive Arriba course. This however is a private club with both courses generally playable only by members and their guests.

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Real Club de la Puerta de Hierro
Avda de Miraflores, s/n,
Cuidad Puerta de Hierro, Madrid 28035
Spain
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Office   +34 913 161 745
Pro Shop   +34 913 768 330
Fax

  +34 913 738 111

Email  
Website   www.rcphierro.com
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About the course

The course: 36 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, residential and major roads.
 
Designer: The Arriba course has benefitted from several design inputs, most notably: Harry Colt (1910s), Tom Simpson (1924 & 1945), John Harris (1960s), Robert Trent Jones Jr (1998) and Kyle Phillips (2000). The Abajo course dates from 1998 and was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6504 6052 5114
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.9 72.6 72.3
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the newer Abajo course. Also at Puerta de Hierro is the 18-hole par-72 Arriba course (6375 m from back tees).
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How2Get There?

6 km NW of Madrid city centre.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Outside visitor fee not applicable; members only course. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Puerta de Hierro is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member. 
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Puerta de Hierro means "Iron Gate", and refers to the former ceremonial entrance to the Royal Park of El Pardo. This impressive baroque style monument is located in the northwest of Madrid, very close to the entrance to the golf course. The gate is now the centrepiece of a landscaped traffic island between the M-30 and A-6 highways.

By royal prerogative, at least 18 Spanish golf clubs use the "Royal" title, including: Bendinat, El Prat, Guadalmina, La Herreria, Las Brisas, Las Palmas, Malaga, Neguri, New San Sebastian (Basozabal), Pedrena, Puerta de Hierro, R.A.C.E. (Jarama), San Sebastian, Seville, Sociedad Hipica Espanola, Sotogrande, Tenerife and Valderrama. At least two other clubs once carried the Royal title: Royal Menorca (now closed) and Royal Deportivo Las Lomas-El Bosque, now called GC Lomas-Bosque.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: ARRIBA course - 70th best course in continental Europe; ABAJO course - among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (40.457789)
Longitude: (-3.730041)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Monte Real 4-star
Puerta de Hierro means "Iron Gate", and refers to the former ceremonial entrance to the Royal Park of El Pardo. This impressive baroque style monument is located in the northwest of Madrid, very close to the entrance to the golf course. The gate is now the centrepiece of a landscaped traffic island between the M-30 and A-6 highways.
+34 91 736 5273
www.hotelmontereal.com

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.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Club de Campo Villa de Madrid; Centro Nacional; Royal Puerta de Hierro (private).
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Golf within 30 km La Moraleja; Santander.
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Hotel Villa Real 5-star
Plaza de las Cortes 10, Madrid 28014
+34 91 420 3767
www.hotelvillareal.com

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.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (12 km); Centro Nacional; Royal Puerta de Hierro (private).
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