Best golf courses: Spain - Canary Islands

Spain - Canary Islands: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Arrecife
Kirby, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Arrecife

Designer

Ron Kirby

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Arrecife
Harris, John

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Arrecife

Designer

Cdr John Harris

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Las Palmas
Stirling & Martin

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Las Palmas

Designer

Blake Stirling and Marco Martin
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Las Palmas
Ross, MacKenzie

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Las Palmas

Designer

Current course at this location designed by Scottish course architect Philip Mackenzie Ross (1956).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Maspalomas
Favre, RTJ Jr & Ron Kirby

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Maspalomas

Designer

Original Old course designed by Roland Favré and Robert Trent Jones Jr (1999). New course (now holes 1-3 and 13-18) designed by Ron Kirby (2008). 36-hole layout revamped into 27 by David Williams (2022).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Maspalomas
Ross, MacKenzie

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Maspalomas

Designer

Scottish course architect Philip Mackenzie Ross (known as Mackenzie Ross).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Maspalomas
von Hagge, Robert

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Maspalomas

Designer

Robert von Hagge, Michael Smelek & Richard Baril

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Maspalomas
Kirby, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Maspalomas

Designer

Ron Kirby

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Steel, Donald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

Donald Steel

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Gancedo, Jose

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

Jose (Pepe) Gancedo

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Ballesteros, Seve

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

Seve Ballesteros

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Steel, Donald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

Donald Steel

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Thomas, Dave

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

Dave Thomas

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Gancedo, Jose

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

Jose (Pepe) Gancedo; later modified by Manuel Pinero.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Playa de Las Americas
Jacobs, John

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Playa de Las Americas

Designer

John Jacobs

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Puerto del Rosario
Piñero, Manolo

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Puerto del Rosario

Designer

Manolo Piñero

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Puerto del Rosario
Catarimeau, Juan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Puerto del Rosario

Designer

Juan Catarimeau

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Puerto del Rosario
Kirby, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Puerto del Rosario

Designer

Ron Kirby

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Weekdays only
Santa Cruz
Various club members

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Santa Cruz

Designer

Antonio Lucena, Joaquin Laynez, Aureliano Yanes and Andres Alberto

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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