There is an area in the south of Spain called Costa del Sol, in the province of Malaga, which due to its climatic conditions is paradise all year round for golf lovers.
In this area, the largest number of 18-hole golf courses is concentrated, both in Spain and in Europe; in a distance of about 116 kms., from the city of Malaga to Sotogrande, there are 1.6 fields per km.
Why this offer is maintained throughout the year? Simply, for the famous microclimate of this area of Spain, where you can enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine and 21 degrees of average temperature; and in the summer months, the temperature is very pleasant with an average between 24 to 28 degrees.
So it can be said that golf lovers have 12 months a year to play with magnificent temperatures, in fields designed by the most famous professionals, at the highest level, and in paradisiacal environments that invite you to spend long periods in the zone, playing in different fields, all of them of high competition.
We can name designers from the category of Robert Trent Jones, Peter Gustafsson, Cabell Robinson.
And to the elite of the best Spanish players like Miguel Angel Jimenez, Severiano Ballesteros, Jose Maria Cañizares, Sergio Jimenez, Jon Rham; all of them have played in these fields achieving great victories.
In this Costa del Sol, tournaments such as the Ryder Cup have been played in the famous Valderrama field.
For all these characteristics, the Costa del Sol has obtained international recognition. For example, it has been awarded as the best European destination for golf by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO).
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