Photo of Real (Royal) Club de Golf El Prat (Rosa course)

Real Club de Golf El Prat

Plans de Bonvilar 17,

Terrassa, Barcelona 82227

  • Office

    +34 937 28 10 00
  • Pro shop

    +34 937 28 10 00
  • Fax

    +34 937 28 10 10
  • Golf pro

    Several

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (mainly on the back-nine) and some long green-to-tee walks.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Greg Norman designed the current courses at El Prat in 2003.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6465
5906
5035
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.7
71.9
72.5

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Rosa (Pink) course, comprising the Arriba and Bosque nines. Also at Real El Prat is the 18-hole Amarillo course (par-72, 6,673 metres from back tees, comprising the Piscina and Abajo nines) and a further nine additional holes (Valles nine).

Location

Latitude:

41.575132

Longitude:

2.052533

How to get there:

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)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1912

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, which comprises the “Bosque” and “Arriba” nines, 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.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; a limited number of visitors are welcome on weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in peak season (April thru' mid-May and Oct): weekdays €114; weekends (am) €150.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

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).

Published ranking

2019 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.

Where2Stay

  • La Mola Hotel & Conf Centre4-star

    Cami dels Plans de Can Bonvilar s/n, Terrassa 08227.

    +34 93 736 7267

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    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.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Royal El Prat (Rosa and Amarillo courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Barcelona GC (Masia Bach)

  • Hotel Sant Cugat4-star

    Cèsar Martinell 2, 08172 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona.

    +34 93 544 2670

    Visit 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.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Royal El Prat (Rosa and Amarillo courses); Barcelona GC (Masia Bach).

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