Murcia is located in the south east region of Spain, nestling between Andalucia to the south and Valencia to the north.
The World Health Organisation says that Murcia has the healthiest climate in Europe with more than 320 days of annual sunshine. Murcia is said to have the best year-round-golf climate in Spain
Murcia is ideal for golf breaks and holidays as budget airlines fly into Murcia (Corvera) and Alicante airports and safe roads make travel between golf courses in Murica easy, quick and safe.
The Murcia region is home to the famous La Manga Club and the PGA Championship Course of El Valle. Other excellent courses include Lorca, La Torre Golf, La Serena, Alhama Signature, Saurines, Lo Romero, Roda Golf, Hacienda del Alamo, Mar Menor Golf and Hacienda Riquelme
La Manga is a luxury resort that is recognized as one of the premier leisure resorts in Europe. It has 3 magnificent championship golf courses that were designed by the legendary five-time major winning golfer Severiano Ballesteros, along with large practice areas and a golf academy where coaching for all levels of golfers is available. The resort is 49 km from Murcia airport and 119 km from Alicante airport
Mar Menor golf course was opened in 2005 as part of the Nicklaus Golf Trail. It is a demanding 18 hole par 72 with 6,153 mts in length playing from the white tees. The fairways have hardly any rough with the greens well protected by strategically placed bunkers and lakes which challenges golfers to make good strokes to hit the greens. The course is 28 km from Murcia airport and 98 km from Alicante airport
Saurines golf course was designed by Jack Nicklaus as part of the Nicklaus Golf Trail. The desert style 18 hole course is a Par 72 with 5952 mts in length from the yellow tees. The course layout has been influenced by the famous courses in Las Vegas, USA. It's main characteristics are, a 6 hectare lake, undulating fairways and very few bunkers. The course is 18 km from Murcia airport.
Hacience was designed by Dave Thomas and opened in 2004. It is an 18-hole par 71 course with 6700 mts from the white tees. Designed to challenge all levels of golfers with the aim of becoming one of the premier championship courses in Spain. Its facilities include an excellent driving range, practices areas for chipping and putting and a golf academy. Hacienda del Alamo is 19 km from Murcia airport.
La Torre was the first course to be designed by Jack Nicklaus. It opened in 2004 and was part of the Nicklaus Golf Trail. The 18 hole course is par 68 golf course and 5403 mts in length from the white tees. It is designed for mid to high handicappers but is still a good test for all standards of golfer. The course has wide fairways that contrast with large bunkers and lakes. La Torre golf course is 14 km from Murcia airport.
El Valle golf course open in 2004 as part of the Polaris World Nicklaus Golf trail. The 18 hole course is par 71 and 6355 mts in length from the white tees. Located in a beautiful natural desert valley it features, lakes, streams, waterfalls and 5 hectares of bunkers. The course is landscaped with native shrubs, grasses and other desert plants. El Valle course is 14 km form Murcia airport.
Alhama Signature was designed by Jack Nicklaus as his signature golf course. The course is par 72 and 6884 mts in length from the white tees. The course opened in 2009 and features 5 lakes, wide fairways, 116 bunkers and fast greens. The course has been designed to be challenging and enjoyable for professional golfers and amateurs of all levels. Alhama course is 42 km from Murcia Airport.
Hacienda Riquelme golf course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 2007. The course was build to champsionship standards as an 18 hole par 72 and 6356 mts in length from the white tees. A main feature of the course are the deep bunkers which creates a unique dramatic look that sets Riquelme apart from other courses. Hacienda Riquelme is located 25 km from Murcia airport
Lorca golf course is 18 hole, par 71 and 5613 mts from the white tees. The course was designed by Dave Thomas and Jorge Solar and opened in 2011. It is situated within the Sierra de Almenara, 500 meters above sea level with stunning views of the mountains from every hole. A challenging course with some of the tee shots having long carries over deep ravines. Lorca course is 92 km from Murcia airport
Roda golf course was designed by Dave Thomas and opened in June 2006. It is 18 holes par 72 and 6177 mts in length from the white tees. It is popular with all levels of golfers from novice to professionals. The course has superb greens surrounded by lakes and palm trees. The putting greens are large so golfers need good putting skills for low scores. Stay at Roda Hotel and play 11 other golf courses in Murcia. Roda golf course is 36 km form Murcia airport.
Las Colinas golf course is par 71 and 6033 mts in length from the white tees. The course was designed by Cabell B. Robinson and opened in 2010. It said to have a wonderful layout with two returning 9 holes that twist out and then back along the valley floor. The fairways are wide with roughs that are not to punishing. The course is 57 km from Murcia airport and 67 km from Alicante airport.
Lo Romero 18 hole course is par 72 and 6,237 mts in length from the white tees. It was designed by Jorge Gallen and Enric Soler and opened in 2008. The course is referred to as “The Golf Island” as the 18th green is situated on a circular island surrounded by water with a bridge for access. The course has a tranquil environment where you will enjoy the natural sounds and perfumes of nature. Lo Romero golf course is locate 49 km from Murcia airport.