Overview of golf course named Real Club Valderrama

Real Club Valderrama

Sotogrande, Spain

Details

Holes

18

Par

71

Built

1985

Type

Parkland

Architect

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Severiano Ballesteros

Access

Visitors welcomed

Robert Trent Jones returned to the Sotogrande area a decade after his triumph at Real Club de Golf Sotogrande to design a new course at Valderrama Golf Club in 1974. At first, "Sotogrande New" at Valderrama was considered inferior to what was now styled "Sotogrande Old," but another decade later Bolivian industrialist Jaime Ortiz Patino acquired the property with the aim of turning the newer course into one of Europe's finest. Jones was brought back and given an unlimited budget, and his success can be measured by the fact that Valderrama quickly began to attract major tournaments. The club hosted the Volvo Masters annually for the two decades that competition was held (from 1998-2008), and most notably hosted the first Ryder Cup ever held on the Continent (in 1997). The signature hole is the par 5 4th, known as La Cascada, which plays past a pond to a double-tiered green.

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Reviews

4.8
based on 37 reviews
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Hcp 17 Keerbergen Golf Club
Fabulous
30 April

Super special

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Hcp 18 Baviera Golf Sa Urb. Baviera Golf
Fabulous
3 January

What can be said? Everything from the resident cat in the pro shop to putting for No. 17 where Tiger Woods had putted the ball into the water during the Ryder Cup made this round a memory of a lifetime.

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Cover pictures (7)

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Events

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Hosting golf course for the event: Pro Am - Andalucia Valderrama Masters | Sergio Garcia Foundation
Hosting golf course for the event: All Square Travel Collection - The Finca / Valderrama Experience
Hosting golf course for the event: Pro Am - Andalucia Valderrama Masters | Sergio Garcia Foundation
Hosting golf course for the event: All Square Travel Collection - The Finca / Valderrama Experience

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