Plans de Bonvilar 17,
Terrassa, Barcelona 82227
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (mainly on the back-nine) and some long green-to-tee walks.
Woodland and open countryside.
Greg Norman designed the current courses at El Prat in 2003.
Above distances are for the Rosa (Pink) course. Also at Real El Prat is the 18-hole Amarillo course (par-72, 6,673 metres from back tees), and a further nine additional holes (Verde-nine).
24 km NW of Barcelona
From the AP-7 motorway NE of Barcelona take exit 21 (Sabadell/Manresa) and follow the C-58 direction Terrassa/Sabadell. From the C-58 take exit 16 (St Quirze/Sabadell Norte). After exit ramp follow direction Terrassa. After o.9 km at (complicated) roundabout, take third exit direction Mercavalles (a small side road off the roundabout). After o.5 km turn right direction RCG El Prat. After 2.1 km (ignore El Valles Golf) turn left into RCG El Prat.
Real (Royal) Club de Golf El Prat (Rosa course): El Prat's members must be delighted with the outcome of Greg Norman's design work at their relatively new 45-hole golf club. The Rosa (Pink) layout embraces a tremendous variety of golfing challenges. With seven sets of tees to choose from, you can make those challenges as tough as you like.
The Rosa's front-nine is relatively flat and played in and out of a mature pine forest. When "in" the forest the narrow avenues of fairway feel frighteningly tight - not quite so daunting when you've played the course a couple of times. By contrast the back-nine moves into a more open and undulating environment, with many really inspired holes and tremendous bunkering to match. Add to this excellent layout the panoramic views gained from the back-nine and, like the members, you can immerse yourself in the great pleasure of a round on the Rosa.
Pick of the holes: the par-3 11th is as good and as tough a par-3 as they come. The long and quite tight par-4 16th introduces the only occasion when you'll confront a water hazard, although a "sea of sand" surrounds the long par-3 6th.
Stay & Play at Royal El Prat: luxury onsite accommodation available at Hotel La Mola; see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays; a limited number of visitors are welcome on weekends.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The Barcelona Golf Club was originally established in 1912 in Pedralbes, just outside the city centre. The club was the initiative of some amateur golfers ... members of Barcelona’s nobility. Several years later King Alfonso XIII of Spain conferred the Royal prefix on the club.
In 1954, as a consequence of the city's expansion, the club was forced to move to a new location between El Prat de Llobregat and the sea; here the club adopted the name Real Club de Golf El Prat ("RCGEP"). The golf course at El Prat de Llobregat was eventually consumed by the ever-expanding Barcelona airport, forcing the club to move again in 2001. The airport's new runways buried many of the fairways ( ... evidence of which can be seen just southeast of the airport).
Real El Prat has hosted numerous top level national and international competitions, and is a regular venue for the Spanish Open Championship (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >El Prat).
2019/20 Golf World rating: 72nd best course and 16th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
2020 Golf Digest rating: 9th best course in Spain.
Cami dels Plans de Can Bonvilar s/n, Terrassa 08227.
+34 93 736 7267Visit website
The 4-star La Mola Hotel is surrounded by the Natural Park of Sant Llorenç del Munt i l'Obac and 45 holes of golf at the Real Club de Golf El Prat. Boasting 185 guest rooms, three bars, restaurant, spa, infinity pool, steam baths and a fitness centre, La Mola is an oasis of calm and tranquility located just 25 minutes from Barcelona.
Royal El Prat (Rosa and Amarillo courses)
Barcelona GC (Masia Bach)
Cèsar Martinell 2, 08172 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona.
+34 93 544 2670Visit website
The 97-guest room Hotel Sant Cugat offers large well-lit spaces, comfortable rooms, and beautiful gardens and terraces. Located close to the centre of Sant Cugat, you can enjoy the historic city, visit the Romanesque monastery, discover the Mercat Vell (Old Marketplace) or peruse a wide array of shops.
Royal El Prat (Rosa and Amarillo courses); Barcelona GC (Masia Bach).
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