Alhaurin Golf & Hotel

Alhaurin Golf & Hotel, Málaga is an 18 hole, par 72 (6405 metre) golf course designed by Seve Ballesteros

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Ctra. Fuengirola-Coin, Km 15, Málaga, 29120 Alhaurin el Grande Spain

Tel: 952595800 | Fax: 952594586

Website: http://www.alhauringolf.com

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Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 |

Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, golf course.

Location: Exit airport, take the N340 towards Cadiz.
Exit at sign "Fuengirola Coin" and take the road to Coin.
Carry on for 15km and the club will be on your left.

Designed by: Severiano Ballesteros

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Alhaurin Golf & Hotel Reviews & Information

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  3.8

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 45
Breakdown Averages

4.02 ... Overall Rating
4.26 ... The Course
4.20 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.89 ... VFM
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45 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 1506 out of 1971.

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What the club says: This superb course was designed by Severiano Ballesteros and is of international repute. It is situated in the Sierra de Mijas with stunning views of the mountains and beyond. Alhaurin is a challenging track that features lush greens and fairways set amongst the pine trees. Good course management and accuracy is needed if you're to avoid the trees, bunkers and water features. The undulating course is as testing a walk as it is a golf challenge so you might need a buggy if you're to keep your concentration up through the closing holes.



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Beware of thieves on the course, especially on the 13th. We were robbed thieves come from behind the bushes and loot your golf bag on the buggy while your on the green. Would not play it again, I live on Alhurin urbanisation and it has become an ever increasing problem. The course management don\\\\\\\'t want to no, they say it\\\\\\\'s a sign of the times. - Feb 12 2013


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Shayne S rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 15 2018

Great Course
Loved this course the second time we played. So many blind shots that you need to be very careful the first time you play.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 86 Handicap: 14.7)
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Denis S rated 5 out of 5 - May 31 2018

a Fantastic course
A very tight and tricky course, you must think about the course layout and play the percentage shot. Do your self a favor and spend 5 euros on the par shot score saver.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 86 Handicap: 13.5)
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Mark rated 1 out of 5 - Apr 9 2018

Awful.
First off, this course has stunning views on the first nine. But that’s as good as it gets. The tees and fairways are in terrible condition, the bunkers will ruin your clubs with all of the stones that are in them and the greens are average at best. We played on Good Friday and they’d obviously packed the course out, which was annoying but understandable, but we then had a stroppy marshal coming and telling us to speed up, even when he could quite clearly see that we were waiting for people in front to clear and who in turn were also waiting. Past reviews saying that this place is tatty are pretty much spot on. I urge you not to bother with Alhurain, there are much better courses in the area.
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John O rated 4 out of 5 - Dec 11 2017

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William W rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 22 2017

Love this place, played 5 times and always great condition and greatnservoce
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Mike R rated 1 out of 5 - Oct 3 2016


DO NOT PLAY THIS COURSE!!! This was the second time I had played Alhaurin. The first time was a challenge and I mistakenly thought that the fact that it had been a very wet few days and it was raining when we played meant it would be better on a lovely hot day. With stunning views over the hills it must be a better experience second time around...how very wrong I was. The whole course looks like it needs a lot of money spent on it. The greens were atrocious, worse than most fairways you will play. The tees were almost as bad and only areas of the fairway could be regarded as in acceptable condition. The real issue is the layout. I cannot for one minute believe that the great Seve Ballesteros designed this place. Given he was not the straightest player off the tee and loved a recovery shot from a tough spot, it seems mind-boggling that he came up with this. The front nine holes, for the most part, require laser-accurate shots to very narrow fairways followed by approaches to very small greens. If you miss the fairways on the front nine by more than 5 yards, your ball is gone. No Seve-esque recovery shots, just a reach to the bag for yet another ball. The "highlight" of the insanity is the par 5 6th hole where you tee off from about 30 metres above the tiny fairway then sling 90 degrees to the right down a narrow shute of a fairway to a green that, if missed long, left or right, means a guaranteed lost ball. The 9th hole is a long par 4 with lost ball vegetation on the right and OB on the left. Not content with that challenge there are two trees slap bang in the middle of the fairway.
The back nine is a little bit more open and slightly less barmy but there are still stupid holes e.g. the straight downhill par 4 13th where you are best to take a 9 iron off the tee and the par 5 15th where the fairway slopes severely from left to right towards a death drop into the cabbage. As the course was playing firm, good drives were lost into yet another ravine.
There is literally no scope for wayward shots at this course and given that it mainly plays host to holiday golfers, it is no surprise that it has no money to spend on the course. Do yourself a favour and do not play here. There are many far better and far more enjoyable courses in the area.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 80 Handicap: 3.5)
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Derek Q rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 26 2016



(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 117 Handicap: 0)
A very difficult course, very hilly but enjoyable.
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Jane Q rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 26 2016



(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 123 Handicap: 33.7)
Very difficult course, very hilly, need to be accurate but very enjoyable.
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James M rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 1 2016

Hot day so some bunkers and greens were dry.

Fairways were excellent.

(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 89 Handicap: 14.5)
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Antonio P. A rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 30 2016

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Newcastle rated 2 out of 5 - Feb 8 2016

Played this on my last visit in November. Not a great experience as the layout is one that punishes good shots. Many of the fairways are so sloped that it's very difficult to play a good shot and even when you do the result is a roll yards sideways of where it lands. Poor in caparisoned to Los Arqueros (another Seve design) where good shots are rewarded.
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pete cheshire rated 4 out of 5 - Dec 2 2014

Opening hole to finish this is a spectacular course that is extremely challenging but great fun if you embrace the challenge. It does have very sloping fairways in places but you do get the odd helpful bounce here and there.
I imagine that Seve had great fun designing this, do take a buggy as it is a long hilly trip. Hang on in the front nine and stay calm and accurate on the back nine and you can score.
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Paul D rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 28 2014

Excellent

(Round played: Aug 2014 - Score: 99 Handicap: 22.7)
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Robert V rated 3 out of 5 - Sep 15 2014

Mixed feelings... At times beautiful, at times infuriating. Blind shots and beautiful scenery. I like to carry and walk, tough on this course. Was left furious with the design of the 18th hole where even a perfectly hit drive seems to automatically end up in the water. Was I supposed to tee-off with a 9-iron on a par 5?
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Tom A rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 30 2014

Slopey fairways and crazy greens. Great fun though

(Round played: Jun 2014 - Score: 92 Handicap: 19.3)
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David H rated 4 out of 5 - May 5 2014

A very hilly course and very difficult front 9, the second 9 is far more forgiving, a real challenge

(Round played: Apr 2014 - Score: 99 Handicap: 14.9)
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Allan P rated 4 out of 5 - Sep 5 2013

Interesting course. Found that errant shots on the first 9 generally got scooped back onto the course. Back 9 need precision though.
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Paul D rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 16 2013

BUGGY ESSENTIAL!!! Don't even think about walking this great course, there's a lot of distance and elevation changes, especially between greens and tees.

Great course though with great views of the surrounding areas. Take a lot of balls as there are a lot of blind tee shots and you'll lose loads of balls on your first round there.

On the downside, we visited during the US Open and were shocked to find that the clubhouse closed at 9pm on the Sunday! For a golf resort not to stay open and show the golf is unacceptable really!
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Tony P rated 2 out of 5 - May 9 2013

Played alhaurin last week ..Very challenging three of us played we play off of 16
handicap. lost about 20 balls between us on the front 9..Makes Marbella country club look like a walk in the park. took the fun out of golf Shame situated in hills with spectacular views. Been it seen it done it .wont play again.
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William smith rated 2 out of 5 - Feb 12 2013

Beware of thieves on the course, especially on the 13th. We were robbed thieves come from behind the bushes and loot your golf bag on the buggy while your on the green. Would not play it again, I live on Alhurin urbanisation and it has become an ever increasing problem. The course management don\\\\\\\'t want to no, they say it\\\\\\\'s a sign of the times.
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