Marbella Club Golf Resort is located in the foothills of the Benahavís mountains. Designed by Dave Thomas of Belfry and San Roque Club fame, Marbella Club Golf winds between pines, cork oaks, quejigos and other indiginous vegetation offering marvellous views down to the sea and across to northern Africa. The layout´s variety means that players will use all the clubs in their golf bags as the course demands precision and not a little technique. The 3rd, with a slight dogleg uphill to the right, requires care over the second shot to avoid the large lake in front of the wide, horizontally laid green. The 9th offers a spectacular finish from high tees. There is plenty of room but two trees in the middle of the fairway will give pause for thought and further down a 150-year-old quejigo tree guards the approach to the green some seventy yards out.
HOW TO GET THERE
At the Río Guadalmina, which is between Marbella and Estepona, take the road for Benahavís and the course is 3 kilometres away.