Finca Cortesin Golf Club


Finca Cortesin, a demanding par 72 at 6,802 metres (7,482 yards) from the back tees and with more than 100 bunkers, was ranked in the top ten golf courses in Spain by the Golf Digest Magazine in 2012.

It has also been host of the Volvo World Match Play Championship for 3 years – 2009, 2011 & 2012.

Cabell B Robinson’s course design and Gerald Huggan’s landscaping design capture the natural characteristic of the area where the course has been constructed. All of it together adds to a perfect balance between 20 varieties of flora, the typical Mediterranean forest and the excellently maintained, perfectly manicured bermuda grass on the course.

With a choice of 5 different tee positions, the course is appealing to all levels; 5,884 metres for men and 4,840 metres for ladies, including an “executive gold tee” with 5,215 metres that will make the course very enjoyable for the higher handicaps and seniors.

During your visit to Finca Cortesin, every player will benefit from an exclusive bag drop service, fully equipped buggies with GPS System, complimentary practice balls before playing, complimentary fruit and cold water service on the course, as well as a chilled towel service during the summer season.

Quite simply, a superb golf experience, with off-course attention to detail to match.

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Course Data

Opened – 2007
Designer – Cabell Robinson
Handicap – Men 28, Ladies 36
Par – 72
Greens – Ultra Dwarf Bermuda
Fairways – Bermuda Tiffway 419
Length (m) Course Rating Bogey Rating Slope Rating Likely score
to par
black 6802 76.2 101.5 136 +29
white 6351 74 98.3 131 +26
yellow 5884 71.4 96.7 136 +25
gold 5215 68.1 91.0 123 +19
blue n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
red 4852 71 100.2 124 +28
What are you likely to score on this course?
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How difficult is this course compared with others?
Take a look at rankings for each course in the Sotogrande area by overall playing difficulty along with analysis for scratch and bogey golfers here
Course Rating
Playing difficulty for scratch golfers; likely strokes taken
Bogey Rating
Playing difficulty for bogey golfers; likely strokes taken
Bogey male golfer has a handicap of 20, female 24
Slope Rating®
Relative playing difficulty for bogey v scratch golfers
Minimum slope = 55, maximum = 155, average = 113
The higher the slope the more difficult the course for bogey golfers
Likely score to par
For a bogey golfer, based on the course par and its bogey rating
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Services & Facilities

Clubhouse

Golf Shop Golf shop
Locker Room Locker room
Bar Bar
Restaurant Restaurant
Cost of a Large Beer Large beer €5.5
Cost of a coffee Cafe con leche €3.5

On Course

Buggy Bar Buggy bar
Fruit Fruit

Practice

Driving Range Driving range
Putting Green Putting green
Chipping Area Chipping area
Resident pro Resident golf pro

Caddymaster

Buggy Rental Buggy
Trolley Trolley rental
Power trolley Power trolley rental
Club Rental Club rental


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Location Information

Finca Cortesin Golf Club, Carretera de Casares, s/n, 29690 Casares, Málaga, Spain