Real Club de la Puerta de Hierro

Avda de Miraflores, s/n,

Cuidad Puerta de Hierro, Madrid 28035

  • Office

    +34 913 161 745
  • Pro shop

    +34 913 768 330
  • Fax

    +34 913 738 111

About the course

  • The Course:

    36 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy 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.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6504
6052
5114
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.9
72.6
72.3

At the same location:

Above distances are for the newer Abajo course. Also at Puerta de Hierro is the 18-hole par-72 Arriba course (6375 m from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

40.457789

Longitude:

-3.730041

How to get there:

6 km NW of Madrid city centre.

Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1904

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.
List of courses: Around Madrid

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Puerta de Hierro is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available.

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating (Arriba course): 25th best course in continental Europe.
2018 Golf World rating (Abajo course): among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.

Where2Stay

  • Hotel Monte Real4-star

    Arroyofresno 17, Fuencarral-El Pardo, 28035 Madrid.

    +34 91 736 5273

    Visit website
    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

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Club de Campo Villa de Madrid; Centro Nacional; Royal Puerta de Hierro (private).

    • Golf within 30 km:

      La Moraleja; Santander.

  • Hotel Villa Real5-star

    Plaza de las Cortes 10, Madrid 28014

    +34 91 420 3767

    Visit website
    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

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (12 km); Centro Nacional; Royal Puerta de Hierro (private).

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