Golf is no longer a sport exclusively for adults as it is now seen practiced by people of all ages. In Madrid and its surroundings, there are a variety of golf courses to suit all levels and preferences. In fact, out of the 315,000 golf courses in Spain, nearly 100,000 are in Madrid, with more than 30 clubs in the region.
In La Moraleja Club, the largest national gaming is offered, with first class facilities designed by the famous Jack Nicklaus. Located on the road from Burgos, it has four 18-hole courses and a 9-hole and is ready for international appointments. In addition, the club offers a gym, swimming pool and different spaces for sports, cultural and social activities.
In Madrid's Campo de las Naciones, Olivar de la Hinojosa Golf Club has been developed under the direction of the golfer Pepin Rivero and composes of 18 holes that are over 6 kilometres long as well as a practice ground with 9 holes. The club also has other facilities and hosts various tournaments.
Two 18-hole courses and one 9-hole par 3 complete the facilities of Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, located on Carretera de Castilla. The history of the club goes back to 1929, but since 1984, it expanded and became modernised. The club occupies 250 hectares with excellent sports facilities for all levels. Just ten minutes from the city centre, its beautiful panoramic view of the groves is a great attraction for players.
Another luxury resort is called Golf Santander, situated in Boadilla del Monte and designed primarily for bankers as per its name. This great 18-hole course hosts high level competitions.
The classic Lomas Bosque Club is located in Villaviciosa and its well-established facilities are consolidated by the vast and very entertaining 18 holes, stunning flora and fauna in the area. In this club, numerous tournaments and championships are held.
The oldest golf club in Madrid is the Puerta de Hierro, dating back to 1904. Its facilities are distinguished by the two 18-hole courses in which they have held numerous professional competitions.
To enjoy unparalleled views, on the slopes of Mount Abantos in the Sierra de Guadarrama and the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, we can visit the Golf de la Herrería Golf Club. It occupies 75 hectares and 18 holes, with a golf course of more than 6 kilometres long.