Photo of Real Golf La Manga (West course)

Real Golf La Manga Club

Los Belones,

Cartegena, Murcia 30385

  • Office

    +34 968 175 000
  • Pro shop

    +34 968 175 000
  • Fax

    +34 968 175 058
  • Academy

    The Leadbetter Golf Academy at La Manga Club

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Dave Thomas
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5770
5533
4724
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.5
72.4
72.7

At the same location:

The four 18-hole golf courses at La Manga Club are: SOUTH course (par-73; 6499 m from the back tees); NORTH course (par-71; 5753 m); WEST course (par-72; 5770 m) and the PITCH & PUTT course (par-47; designed by Severiano Ballesteros).

Location

Latitude:

37.601482

Longitude:

-0.814908

How to get there:

30 km E of Cartagena.

Leave A37 at Jtn 800 La Manga Follow MU-312 direction La Manga. After 12 km take exit 13, direction La Manga golf on MU-314. Golf is 2.3 km straight ahead.

Real Golf La Manga (West course)

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

Est. 1987

Real (Royal) Golf La Manga Club (West/Oeste course): Amongst La Manga's excellent trio of championship courses, many would argue the West course provides the toughest test. It is also the least "resort-style" in character. Much less evident here, are the flattish, good-width, palm-fringed fairways enjoyed by its North and South siblings.

Youngest of the three courses by some years, the West provides an exacting test of shot-making, requiring accuracy from the tee and thereafter. The terrain is distinctly more undulating than on the North and South, the barrancas (storm water gullies) more numerous, and the propensity to lose balls somewhat higher.

The rugged tree and bush-lined environment feels more natural, with the exception of one or two man-made water hazards, that look distinctly ..... man-made. If you stray too far beyond the fairways, there's every chance you'll discover the pine woodland that surrounds much of the layout.

A tightish front-nine, which demands accurate driving to avoid the barrancas, gives way to a more open back-nine that pushes up into the hills. Here you are rewarded with many outstanding views, not least at the dramatic par-4 18th hole, played from a wonderfully elevated tee.

The West is a favourite with many golfers, offering a playing experience that is both challenging and dramatic. Not only does the setting contrast with other parts of the La Manga resort, but the tighter fairways, pronounced elevation changes, occasional blind shots and snaking barrancas also give a markedly different feel to the more forgiving North and South layouts.

Stay & Play at La Manga: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Spain - Murcia / Almeria
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  • Photo of Real Golf La Manga (West course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap certificate is not required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: €198 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Soft spikes only.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Of the La Manga courses, the South course has been most frequently used for top level championships, including five Spanish Opens, hosted at the Resort during the 1970s.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 11th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.

Where2Stay

  • Hyatt Principe Felipe, La Manga5-star

    Los Belones - 30385, Cartegena, Murcia.

    +34 968 33 12 34

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    The onsite Hotel Príncipe Felipe is one of the best 5-star hotels in the Region of Murcia. Offering 192 fully equipped and comfortable rooms the hotel is in the heart of La Manga Club, in a unique and natural environment close to the Calblanque Natural Park and the Mar Menor. The hotel is surrounded by two of the resort's three golf courses, and is close to all of the many resort services and dining options.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      La Manga

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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