Open amateur golf tournaments are an ideal way to meet new people, play on different golf courses, visit different areas of Spain and lower (or increase) your handicap!
Sol Sports Properties and our golf partner network are keen golfers that not only assist clients source golf properties and resolve relocation issues in Spain but are also passionate about increasing the number of golfers in Spain, particularly in our local areas of Alicante, Valencia and Murcia.
The above video clip is from a local golf amateur tournament hosted at Alicante Golf (Mercedes Trophy – May 2020) Like to play a tournament here ?
Planning a holiday in Spain and looking for a tournament to play ?
We partner with a number of golf societies and golf tour companies in Spain that host regular golf tournaments open to the international golfer. Let us know your dates and we can help select local tournaments for you that are well attended, offer prizes and allow you to play on quality golf courses from as little as 40 euros including buggy!
With the new World Handicap System introduced early last year we had hoped by now it would allow international tourists to enter Spanish Federated only tournaments. Unfortunately, this still is not the case. Although some Spanish Clubs will allow non-Spanish federated players to enter a tournament, in most cases they will not be able to claim prizes. Let´s hope that the WHS can be properly regulated sooner rather than later.
Living permanently in Spain or planning to live part-time and want to become Spanish Federated?
The advantage of being federated with the Spanish Golf Federation is that it will allow you to play in hundreds of golf tournaments across Spain!
Most are Stableford format, 18 holes and due to the increase in popularity of golf a relatively new category has been opened for golfers with handicaps more than 21 as well as specific tournaments for beginners.
1st category: 0-12.1
2nd category: 12.2 – 21
3rd category: 21,1 -36
Obtaining a Spanish Federated Golf licence is easy. You will need 1-2 lessons with a Golf Club Pro nearest to you and they will assess your handicap and help you with the application process which is straightforward.
The cost is 96 € per year + 12 € admin fee.
Question about playing golf in Spain?
Whether you are looking to enter a golf tournament in Spain, planning a golfing holiday, searching a golf villa to rent or buy, looking to hire golf clubs or any other golf-related enquiry, please do contact us and we will be happy to help!
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