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Spain’s top 5 golf academies

31 Jul
2019
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Our list of Spain’s top 5 golf academies

 

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Golf, although not as popular as football or tennis, is a sport practiced by a large section of the population. In addition, Spain has some of the best golf clubs in Europe.

 

Here is our selection of the best golf Academies in Spain, to be clear, be don’t pretend to rank the academies between them, we want our readers to know where to look for if they want to improve their golf:

 

1. La Cala Golf Academy

La Cala Resort hosts La Cala Golf Academy which offers lessons and group classes for both beginners and experienced players, with multilingual professionals on hand to improve your game.

Situated beside the six hole par 3 course and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, it has a grass driving range as well as putting, chipping and bunker facilities.

Our resident Golf Professionals are available to pass on their expertise and teach all levels of golfers through a wide variety of tuition programs.

It offers a lot:

  • A 6 hole course to practice short game
  • Summer Camps for juniors
  • Golf Clinic + Spa
  • Get into Golf
  • Evolution Package
  • Junior Golf Schools
  • Golf Lessons: One on one, Golf School

And of course: Club rental, Club fitting, practice, driving range, Pro-shop

The “La Cala Golf” has 3 golf courses of 18 holes in addition to the La Cala Golf Academy.

 

The environment

The La Cala Golf Academy is based on a resort nestled between the arresting beauty of the Sierra de Mijas Natural Park and the shimmering Mediterranean Sea, La Cala is a genuine haven of tranquility. Unwind in the sanctuary of our breathtaking mountain top location; take it at your own pace.

Our idyllic rural retreat is worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the busy coast, yet we’re just 10 minutes from the sweeping Mediterranean beaches of the Costa del Sol, 20 minutes from Marbella and only 30 minutes from Malaga Airport.

It’s the perfect base for exploring Andalusia and Spain’s fascinating cultural cities, and our breathtaking surroundings create the perfect backdrop for holidays, weddings and corporate events.

 

Video of La Cala Resort

 

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Contact details

    • Situation: Costa del Sol, Andalusia, Mijas, 40 km from Malaga airport.
    • Address: Urbanización Cala Golf, s/n, 29649 Mijas, Málaga, Spain
    • La Cala Resort GPS coordinates: 36.535549, -4.722254
    • Map

 

 

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2. The Miguel Angel Jimenez Golf Academy

 

Miguel Ángel Jiménez Rodríguez (born 5 January 1964) is a Spanish professional golfer. He has won 21 times on the European Tour and has been a member of two victorious Ryder Cup teams accoding to Wikipedia.

This academy offers a lot:

  • Golf School
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Junior Academy
  • Master classes

And of course: Club rental, practice, driving range, Pro-shop

 

The environment

Very good location close to the airport.

 

Video of the Miguel Angel Jimenez Golf Academy

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Contact details

    • Situation: Costa del Sol, Andalusia, Torremolinos, Málaga
    • Address: Calle Corelli, 2, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain
    • GPS coordinates: 36.761387, -4.513822
    • Map:

 

 

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3. Las Colinas Golf and Country Club

The Golf Academy at Las Colinas offers one of the finest learning experiences to be found. Our practice facilities include a beautifully manicured natural grass hitting area, a large putting green, a short game area where you can practice a variety of different shots and your own individual pyramid of complimentary top quality Callaway practice balls. Trackman 3D ball and club tracking technology is used in combination with high speed video and the iPad for instant review and analysis of your swing.

The Golf Academy is directed by Head Professional Samuel Curtis. The Golf Academy provides top quality golf coaching to golfers of all ages and abilities. We are confident that our expansive coaching philosophy, which isn´t solely limited to swing technique, enables us to help all golfers improve their scores and enjoyment of this wonderful game.

All of this, in our pleasant and tranquil surroundings will surely mean that your best golf can be discovered here at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club.

This academy offers a lot:

  • Individual & Group lessons
  • Golf couse lessons
  • Half day, full day, two day, three days coaching and retreats
  • Fitting of swing with Trackman analysis and video analysis
  • Fitting of putting with Focusband

And of course: Club rental, practice, Fitting, driving range, Pro-shop

 

The environment

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club course has a single target: to offer the best services and amenities so that every single customer enjoys a unique experience.

Designed by the renowned North American landscape architect, Cabell B. Robinson, the designer of internationally recognized golf courses such as La Reserva in Sotogrande, Finca Cortesín on Costa del Sol, Praia d’El Rey in Portugal and Royal Golf d’Evian in France.

In Cabell’s own words, “my ultimate target as a landscape architect is for the course to form an integral part of the existing landscape… A unique feature of this course is that it runs through a valley between hills high enough to give it privacy and isolate it from its surrounding area.”

 

Video 

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Contact details

    • Situation: Costa de Blanca, Alicante
    • Address: Av. de las Colinas, 2, 03189 San Miguel de Salinas, Alicante, Spain
    • GPS coordinates: 37.930110, -0.807471
    • Map:

 

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4. Monnard Widmer Academy

Lets work on your game, be it putting, short or long game. We love taking our guests for playing lessons on the course, there is so much to learn and improve.

They work with: -Technology we use: High speed video analysis, FlightScope Radar Technology, Sam Puttlab, Boditrak Pressure Mat.

This academy offers a lot:

  • Golf School
  • Intensive instruction beginners
  • Advances instruction course
  • Specialised Putting Session
  • Family Golf Classes

And of course: Club rental, practice, Fitting, driving range, Pro-shop

 

The environment

We selected the most beautiful golf courses in Majorca. The courses had to fulfil certain criteria like, quality of the golf course, green speed, practice facility, hotels in the area, clubhouse, ambience and restaurant. Read more about our teaching locations:

Capdepera Golf, Majorca: Capdepera Golf is ideal for learning and teaching. Plenty of space on the range, difficult and easier nines cater for different playing levels. 4 Golf courses within 15 mins of driving.

Golf Son Gual, Majorca: Since opening in 2007, the course got famous for quality and design standards. It’s holes are all having that little something, making a round of golf a great experience.

Canyamel Golf, Majorca: Canyamel Golf is definitely one of the best clubs quality wise on the island. Some interesting holes and difficult greens make your day a nice day to remember, but probably not a good score day. The course is a difficult one. But we all do like a little challenge, don’t we?

Santa Ponsa 1, Majorca: Santa Ponsa Golf 1 is a fun course, offering interesting holes with wide fairways and tight Par 4s that require strategy to get a score home. The practice facilities are spacious and the range has a covered roof.

 

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Contact details

    • Situation: Balearic Islands, Capdepera
    • Address: Capdepera Golf C. Arta Capdepera, km 3,5, 07570 Artà, Illes Balears
    • GPS coordinates: 39.699575, 3.396556
    • Map:

 

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5. IH Golf Academy – Guadalhorce Club de Golf

High performance training methodology with IH Coaching System Inspired by North American teaching methods, consolidated by many years of experience with players of different profiles and after a long journey in youth competitions, IH Coaching System works with an open and evolving methodology that adapts to the characteristics of each player. For this, we have a team of qualified experts in different areas of sport.

They work with: -Planning and advice on:

  • Promotion of the player
  • Sports decision making
  • Tournament Calendar
  • Training

-Analysis and conclusions:

  • Techniques
  • Statistics

-Coaching game on the field:

  • Vision of the game
  • Strategy
  • Tactics
  • Focus

-Continuous attention:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Physical preparation
  • Personalized attention and study of the particular needs of each player

This academy offers a lot:

  • Golf School
  • Fitting of swing with K-Vest, Trackman and Flightscope
  • Fitting of putting with Focusband

And of course: Club rental, practice, Fitting, driving range, Pro-shop

 

The environment

Very good location close to the airport.

 

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Contact details

    • Situation: Costa del Sol, Andalusia, Málaga
    • Address: Avenida José Ortega Y Gasset S/N Campanillas (Málaga)
    • GPS coordinates: 36.715501, -4.530753
    • Map:

 

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