Gran Canaria

Golf in Gran Canaria

Golf and vacation on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria state for golfing, golf clubs, spectacular quality courses with lots of variety. The gentle and excellent climate throughout the year “all year round” Gran Canaria is the perfect golf destination for travel to play golf. Do not forget sure your golf sets, golf shoes and light golf clothing, and golf trolley. See you soon at the Golf Hotel.

Traveling to Golfing

Golfing become increasingly popular. More and more Belgians and Dutchmen go on golfing holiday. Golf in Gran Canaria takes his start in the nineteenth century. The first golf course in the Canary Islands and even in Spain, Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas was opened in 1891.

Golf holidays in Gran Canaria

Many years later, Gran Canaria is still a major golf destination for any one. This course was first used by English tourists who came to Gran Canaria for mild temperatures in the winter on the island.

In the summer, a nice breeze from the Atlantic Ocean provides for enjoyable golf weather. In winter the average temperature is 20 degrees, and that combined with a bright blue sky. There are many websites where you can check.up the weather up to 14 days on Gran Canaria.

How to book a golf vacation?

A golf vacation you can best booking it with your local tour operator. There are on the market complete packages to booking (see links below). A package is usually cheaper than booking fee on the spot. Another advantage is that you at your home already make a start time reservation with a tour operator during the busy season

If you book a golf holiday in Gran Canaria, you obviously go by plane. Taking a golf equipment such as a golf bag can sometimes cause problems at the airport.

Again, I give good advice to inquire about the price and rules they apply. Advance through the tour operator or the airport One airline charges extra, the other is again free. Prevention is better than cure.

Golf on Gran Canaria and handicap

In total the island has for you 8 totally different fields. All areas have a different level of difficulty. Most clubs also have facilities for golf lessons. There is for example the Lopesan Golf Academy.

The golf courses on Gran Canaria, Maspalomas, Meloneras and Las Palmas also use the golf handicap. The handicap indicates the strength of the golfer. Guests must usually be registered first. You can register for both members and non-members of a golf club.

Professional and experienced golfers she know definitely the term “handicap“. For the start-golfers, the word “handicap” in golf may be new.

With the handicap system you can actually compare the weight class like in boxing, judo and other sports. The handicap system allows players of different levels on a basis as similar as possible to play with and / or against each. This is a European uniformity. More information about the handicap system, you can read through the links :
Golf Handicap – WikipediaHandicap System – Handicap Calculator

Golf equipment and golf apparel

Golf wear, are there official dress codes ? Some clubs still wield strict rules, others are sometimes more flexible. You can do best check the dress code of the golf club.

Golf equipment on Gran CanariaThe most important thing in golf clothing is that it is convenient. You need to finally to move a lot and flexible. What have to respect most clubs are golf shoes with spikes and matching socks are required.

Golf equipment as a complete golf set, golf shoes, putters, golf apparel for both men and women are essential. Golfbidder, Golf Plaza and Jumbo Gulf is one of the largest online golf stores for equipment. Golf wear is also available at Zalando, Dectahlon, Stroke.

You will find a variety of golf hotels in Gran Canaria with excellent service.

Golfhotel Bandama ***
Gran Hotel Lopesan Villa del Conde *****
Hotel Gloria Palace Royal & Spa ****

Well known golf courses on Gran Canaria

On the next page is a summary of the eight world-famous golf courses on the island. Read more …

Green Fee on Gran Canaria

Greenfee is the contribution that a golfer to the operator of a golf complex pays for a number of holes to play (usually 9 or 18). The height of the green fee varies by course. Read more …

Golfing in an oasis of tranquility

Not only the tradition of Gran Canaria is important during the last years, a complete infrastructure to fruition around this sport. Facilities adapted to the needs of the players, in areas that meet every type of golfer and all within a radius of 50 kilometers.

Because the courses are short on another journey times are limited. They are realized by the best international designers. All golf courses are located in an oasis of tranquility that as a golfer is so important for you to practice relax your sport

Golf Holiday at Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria, Maspalomas and Meloneras is by tourism the perfect place as a golf destination for tournaments, which is very important for the island. A map of the golf resorts can be downloaded here

At the moment the golf clubs be stowed, Gran Canaria offers a lot more for a wonderful holiday. Gran Canaria and the sport of golf you may as well combine golfer with a holiday. Admit it, you can combine a day at the beach by the sea, enjoying the beautiful scenery and wildlife in the interior. As a golfer you needs more experience than your beloved golf, regarding nature has to offer all the island.

Certainly not forget you as golf lovers are the numerous restaurants in Maspalomas, Meloneras and Playa del Ingles. Of course there are many other good restaurants in the interior and other known places on the island

Gran Canaria the best voted European Golf Destination

Maybe even add that Gran Canaria has been voted best European destination for golf. This choice was made by the European Golf enthusiasts. The golfers have this choice do not just made​​. The Award 2013 awarded by the IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) and is the global trade association for golf tourism.

Gran Canaria has resolutely opted for a continuous modernization of its golf offerings. An island where public and private initiatives go hand-in-hand together to offer. The best golf vacations to our visitors Read more …

The texts to English I have translated themselves. I apologize for any errors. All comments and suggestions are welcome here