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Golf New Zealand – 100% Pure New Zealand

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With 400 Golf Courses spread throughout the Country, wherever you visit you will discover some amazing Golf in New Zealand.

There is as you would expect a tremendous variety, of course, types to suit every kind of golfer from stunning headland courses to rolling links, nearly all towns in both North and South islands will have a local golf club, the locals love golf, which is the biggest participant sport in the country. Where ever you play expect a stunning natural backdrop to the course you decided to play.

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So where to play? The New Zealand Tourist board have kindly categorised many of the top courses in the country into two bands.

The Marquee courses which are all internationally acclaimed, many designed by the worlds top golf architects and in superb condition year round.

The Majority of courses in this list are found in the North Island and include Kauri Cliffs in Maturi Bay on the North tip of New Zealand. Gulf Harbour Country Club a stunning Robert Trent Jones Jr design course in Auckland.

The Kinloch Club on Lake Taupo one of Jack Nicklaus best course designs worldwide.

Historic Royal Wellington Golf club over 120 years old and not forgetting the stunning cliff top course at Cape Kidnappers one of the most photographed courses in New Zealand.

The Marquee list continues on to the South Island with three courses surrounding Queenstown in the Southern Alps.

The Hills, Jack’s Point and Millbrook Resort all have stunning vistas to play golf in. finally, in the South Island’s capital of Christchurch, you will find Clearwater Golf Club, an upmarket resort designed by John Darby in conjunction with New Zealand Golf Legend, Sir Bob Charles.

 

Tourism New Zealand Golf Brochure  Golf New Zealand

 

The Second list created is the “Experience list” a selection of some quality golf courses that can be combined with the Marquee listing to create some excellent golf trails around New Zealand to match your itinerary or timescales.

The 24 Experience courses showcase local culture, Community spirit, country charm and value for money. Many of the golf clubs you will play will feel like a home from home very much like a traditional British Golf Club and you will find it hard to believe you are so far from home. Notable inclusions on the Experience list include Otago Golf Club (Formally Dunedin Golf Club) the oldest golf club in the Southern hemisphere formed in 1871. For more information about the fabulous New Zealand Golf courses together with suggested itineraries and sightseeing recommendations download the Tourism New Zealand Golf Brochure on the above link.

 

Together with excellent golf courses, we can organise top quality accommodation from luxury lodges to comfortable bed and breakfasts. Car hire and flights or organised tours. New Zealand is also famed for a huge range of outdoor pursuits apart from its excellent Golf. Anything from Mountain Biking to Hiking or Vineyard visits with wine tasting just let us know what your requirements are and we will organise your unforgettable New Zealand adventure.

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If you are planning a trip to New Zealand and you would like to include golf in your itinerary please contact us for more information. We are happy to provide a full trip

Tailor-made service, Golfing packages to add to your existing travel plans or if you just want a round of golf to compliment your trip please contact us on info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

or alternatively complete our contact us form here

 

2018 Spring Golf Training Academy

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Brian Green & Fumie Gusman 5 Nights Spring Golf Training Academy March 2018

JJW Penina Hotel & Golf Resort,
Portimao Algarve, Portugal

21st-26th March 2018

 
 
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  • 5* BB, 3 Dinners
  • 4 Days of Golf Clinics
  • 4 Rounds of Golf on
    Resorts courses
  • Transfers &
    International Flights
Itinerary 5 Nights Spring Golf Training Academy
Spring Golf Academy March 2018
 
Wednesday Day 1
Depart London Gatwick Airport: Arrive Faro Airport
Group transfer to JJW Penina Golf & Resort in Portmao approximately 1-hour drive. Evening welcome drinks
Thursday Day 2
Morning Golf Clinic (2 hours) at Penina Practice area, PM Golf at either the Resorts Championship or Resort courses
Evening at dinner in restaurant
Friday Day 3
Morning Golf Clinic (2 hours) at Penina Practice area PM Golf at either the Resorts Championship or Resort courses
Evening dinner in Restaurant
Saturday Day 4
Morning Golf Clinic (2 hours) at Penina Practice area PM
Golf at either the Resorts Championship or Resort courses, Evening at leisure
Sunday Day 5
Morning Golf Clinic (2 hours) at Penina Practice area PM Golf at either of the Resorts Championship or Resort courses
Final Evening dinner in Restaurant at JJW Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, Portimao, Algarve, Portugal
Monday Day 6
Early Breakfast, Check out of hotel after breakfast and group transfer to Airport for your flight home
 Included in the package:
International flights with checked Golf Clubs & Luggage,**
5 nights B&B accommodation in Classic Mountain view room,
3 Dinners in Resort Restaurants inc drinks
Return Group Airport – Resort transfers
4, 2-hour Golf clinics & 4 Rounds of golf.
Not included in the package:
Holiday Insurance,
 
Buggies or cart hire,
Meals not stated on Itinerary
Please note
Flight supplements may apply for alternative airport departures and for late bookings **
Quality Golf Destinations are fully bonded with the Travel Trust
Association for full financial security no U7420

 

Twin Share room                      Single room

Cost per Person                                                                   £1365                                   £1595
Upgrade to Pool View room £125 per room

International flights with checked Golf Clubs & Luggage,**
5 nights B&B accommodation in Classic Mountain view room,
All prices are based on Twin share accommodation and include Bed and Breakfast at the 5* JJW Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, Single supplements will
apply for sole occupation of room. Return group transfers from Airport,
4, 2-hour Golf clinics & 4 Rounds of golf.
Flights are from London Gatwick Airport and include golf club carriage, checked the bag and carry on hand luggage
Flights from other airports are available but may incur a supplement.
Room upgrades and private transfers available at a supplement
Quality Golf Destinations are fully bonded with the Travel Trust
Association for full financial security no U7420

 

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We have a number of trips planned through the winter months so instead of playing in the cold, rain and wind, sign up for a great golf holiday with our qualified PGA Professionals. A Spring Golf training academy is a great way of improving your game. instead of having a half hour lesson every other week think how your game can improve with eight hours of structured lessons through the duration of the academy. Everything is covered from driving to the short game. once you have spent the morning with your PGA professional you can put what you have learned into practice on some of Europe’s
top golf courses.
We organise a number of golf training academies throughout the winter each year and believe that as well as improving
your game it’s also a great golf holiday. The weeks are open to golfers of all standards and dependent on your abilities the
individual tuition is tailored to your needs. if you would like additional tuition on certain aspects of your game we will be
happy to organise a special 1-2-1 session for you during the week.
Numbers are restricted to each of our Golf training academies so you get the best possible attention and benefits out of your academy.

Voted Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is the glittering jewel in the Algarve’s
crown. The resort, located in 360 stunning acres of perfect grounds, offers guests the choice of three on-site golf courses and is regarded
by many as the spiritual home of golf in the Algarve. The Penina Hotel & Golf Resort boasts a selection of 188 traditionally designed and
decorated rooms and suites, all of which enjoy the spectacular Wi-Fi coverage, as do all public and common areas. In addition to the three
spectacular golf courses at Penina, we are also pleased to offer you the most expansive selection of amenities and entertainment
available anywhere in the Algarve.

So, whether you are here for a stunning golfing getaway in the Algarve, or simply here to relax in the beautiful Portuguese sunshine with your family… Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is here to meet all your luxury needs. Penina Hotel & Golf Resort prides itself on offering the highest standards of amenities and services to all of our guests. From the moment you check in, until the moment you depart, we want to ensure you have the perfect stay.
The Finest Rooms & Suites in the Algarve Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is proud to offer an outstanding selection of rooms and suites, in this stunning Algarve golf resort. Enjoy the golf of your life, sun yourself by the pool, indulge yourself in the spa, dine in the finest restaurants… and then retire for a night of ultimate relaxation in outstanding surroundings.Penina, Algarve, Algarve Trophy, Portugal, Golf, Golf Trip, Package, Hotel, Penina Hotel, Transfers, Flights, Escorted Trip, Portugal Tourism, Tourism, Portimao, Quality Golf Destinations
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• Superior Pool View Rooms – All Pool View Rooms offer splendid views of the pool and across our golf courses. Benefitting from a stunning recent refurbishment, all of these rooms have been decorated to the highest possible standard s of taste and luxury, combining contemporary chic with traditional Portuguese style

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort: The Home of Golf in the Algarve 
Positioned in the western Algarve, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is widely renowned as the true home of Portuguese golf. This is the only resort in Portugal to offer three golf courses… one of which, The Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course, is the first 18-hole course to have been constructed in the Algarve – and is legendary for some of the finest and most challenging golf in the world. Set in a stunning 360-acre estate, amidst an impressive array of natural landscape surroundings, the Penina Hotel & Golf Resort has been voted Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards… whilst the marquee Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course has hosted 10 Portuguese Opens and scores of other prestigious tournaments.
Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course 
Known as one of the most challenging – and ssatisfying– courses in the whole of Portugal, this marquee course is as unforgiving as it is beautiful. Flanked by streams, ditches and water hazards, the course is maintained to the highest standard… and boasts an extensive array of subtle slopes, elevated greens and breathtaking scenery.
Resort Course
A great combination course that provides 9 holes of solid, but gentle, practice for beginners… as well as 18 holes of challenging golf for the more seasoned player. With 18 well thought out holes, this course follows the principles laid down by the father of Portuguese golf,
Sir Henry Cotton:
the perfect course for golfers of every level and ability.Academy Course
Weaving its way through the fairways of the Championship Course, this executive 9-hole course has been specifically designed for the intermediate
golfer. Great for an all-around holiday golf and a very enjoyable round. With reasonable short greens, accuracy off the tee, along with
approach shots, provide all players with a chance to practice their short game with aplomb.
Penina Golf Academy
The Penina Golf Academy provides a one-stop golf clinic designed to meet your needs. The Academy also boasts a state of the art driving range, considered one of the best in Europe, that caters for up to 70 golfers and includes 12 covered practice bays. Whether you’re a grizzled vet or budding novice… our Academy will improve your game.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW…
This holiday is provided by Quality Golf Destinations, a specialist golf tour operator that has provided tailor made golf holidays to more than 100 destinations since 2008. They are members of IAGTO and are bonded with the Travel Trust Association for 100% Financial protection. All packages including flights come with full ATOL cover. The holiday is subject to minimum travel numbers being obtained.

Whatever your perfect holidays entail let us know and we will use our experience and expertise to create that holiday especially for you.

Here at Quality golf we have spent many years ensuring we have the best selection of Golf Holiday Destinations, whether it’s an adventure playing golf in the Far East, Safari and Golf in South Africa or the firm favourites in Spain or Portugal we cover all aspects of your golfing trip.

We can cater any type of Golf Holiday

  • Short Weekend Golf breaks
  • Birthday Trip
  • Group Holidays
  • Golf Training
  • UK Trips
  • Europe
  • Worldwide

and much more

We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

Office +44(0)1782 510800  or Email info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

 

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November Update

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Welcome to November’s update from Quality Golf Destinations

We offer tailor-made golf holidays packages to a choice of golf destinations including UK & Ireland, Europe, Rest of the world. We also work alongside a number of Quality Hotels. Where we can offer you that superb Quality holiday or City Break.

Have you got the Winter Blues already? 

Then look no further we have an offer just for you.

 

 

Inclusive of:
• Accommodation at 4-star Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel
• Daily Breakfast.
• Golf at Lorca Golf, Mundo Aguilon, Alhama Signature and Hacienda Del Alamo.
• Return Airport Transfers from Alicante, Murcia or Almeria & Golf Transfers
• Buggy include at Mundo Aguilon, Lorca Golf
• 1 Free pint per person at Mundo Aguilon GC

Upgrades and offers:
• Half Board £15 per night
• Semi All-inclusive £27 per night (HB + Evening drinks package5pm –11pm)
• 1 in 8 Free on Accommodation & Golf

Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel, Spa & Base Nautica

The Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel **** Spa & Base Nautica is situated on the Águilas seafront in an excellent location on Murcia’s Costa Cálida. The establishment offers a spa, buffet restaurant, events rooms, paddle tennis courts, boat trips and schools for sailing. Enjoy relaxation, leisure and fun at the beach.
Juan Montiel Marina is situated right in front of the Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel and it offers a wide range of water activities for all levels.
Relax in Don Juan Spa where you can enjoy some pleasant relaxing days. Our spa centre is located on the 6th floor of Hotel. It covers 1000m2 and provides clients with a harmonious space where you can look after both your body and mind. Experience traditional Spain from this waterfront hotel, Venture into a lesser-known part of Spain as you

 

explore the locally rated 4-star Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel. It’s located on the edge of the town of Águilas on Murcia’s Costa Cálida – or ‘warm coast’ – so named for an amazing 3,000 hours of sunshine a year! Thanks to the heat and fertile plains, huge quantities of oranges and tomatoes are grown here
The locally rated 4-star Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel is set right on the seafront, just across from the marina. It’s a5 minute taxi ride from the town centre of Aguilas, a lively town watched over by an 18th-century castle. The hotel has 127 rooms which vary in size.

 

 

Golf Courses

Mundo Aguilon Golf Club

Aguilon Golf course is located nearPulpi, in Almeria (East Andalusia). The course design is incredibly spectacular and something far out of the ordinary with more than 100 bunkers, 6 big lakes and several natural ravines which altogether makes playing the course an unforgettable experience. With the Aguilon Mountains as a backdrop and the breathtaking views of Pulpi Bay and the challenging design with unique golf holes that players of all levels are guaranteed to remember, this is probably the hottest newcomer among Spanish courses.
The course is an 18-hole par 71, with 9 par 4’s, 5 par 3’s, and 4 par 5’s. The course has five sets of tees on each hole, so all golfers of all abilities will enjoy this outstanding course.
The signature hole, although there are many, is probably the par 5 14th where the green sits above a ravine.

 

Hacienda del Alamo Golf Club

is a one-of-a-kind golf resort. Located in the Sierra de Carrasco and a short distance from Murcia. The resort has an 18-hole Championship golf course designed by Dave Thomas. Opened in 2006 this course at the time was one of the longest in Spain at nearly 7,300 yards of the back tees. Don’t worry about the length, with fast running fairways and several tee options it’s a course all golfers can enjoy.

 

 

 

Alhama Signature – Condado de Alhama

The Jack Nicklaus signature designed Alhama Golf Course is based in Condado de Alhama. Measuring 6.884 meters from the championship tees with a Par of 72. Alhama Signature Golf is an exceptional golf course that is designed and signed by Jack Nicklaus. This large and spectacular course has been developed in the middle of five big lakes. It counts with original and round tees, wide streets with speed greens, 116 bunkers of white silica sand with different and shapes.

 

 

Lorca Golf Resort

In the foothills of the Almenara mountain range, only 10 minutes by car from the historic town of Lorca and the magnificent beaches of Águilas, a majestic Golf Course can be seen outlined in the middle of the woodlands. It is the only golf course in Murcia running alongside a Protected Natural Park, a special spot where you will find not just 3000 hours of sunlight per year, but also exceptional cultural and gastronomic traditions. The 18-hole, 6,200-yard par 71, designed by Dave Thomas has extensive, undulating greens and strategically placed bunkers which provide entertainment and excitement at every turn, with pleasant surprises awaiting the golfer at every hole.

 

 

Cost’s

3 nights & 2 Rounds of Golf Low £280 Golf £350 (Golf MA x 2)

4 nights & 3 Rounds of Golf Low £355 Golf £390 (Golf MA x 2 & Alhama)

5 nights & 4 Rounds of Golf Low £445 Golf £490 (Golf MA x 2, Alhama & Alamo)

7 nights& 5 Rounds of Golf Low £505 Golf £550 (Golf MA x 2, Alhama, Alamo & Lorca)

• Christmas and New year supplement applies

Low Season Dec 2017/Jan 2018, Golf Season Feb – Jun & Sep-Oct 2018

We now have 2 other websites for even more Holiday Choices
Quality Destinations and Quality City Breaks.

Quality Destinations

Quality Golf Destinations | SpainQuality Destinations now has its own website with some great holiday ideas for you. From family favourite holiday destinations to places you may not have thought to visit before. Quality Destinations offers high-quality group tours and tailor-made holidays to many of the world’s most fascinating regions. Our luxury holidays range from the lavish to the adventurous and are planned by experts. Contact us today to make your dreams come true.

The website is www.qualitydestinations.com
Worldwide custom built golf holidays – Telephone 01782 510800 or
email info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

 

Quality City Breaks

City breaks are a great way to holiday and discover new cities around the world. What could be better than a lazy weekend sightseeing around Europe’s capital cities, We offer tailor-made City Breaks packages to a wide range of countries including the following, France, Czech Republic, England discovering the Christmas markets in Germany and much more, City breaks are perfect for anyone looking to relax and get away from it all, whether it’s on your own or with the family or even you want that romantic weekend away then Quality City Breaks is the place visit to ensure you have that quality break.

Choose from major hotel brands to independent hotels. Add rail travel and sightseeing to your booking. Quality City breaks are a great way to holiday and discover new cities around the world. What could be better than a lazy weekend sightseeing around Europe’s capital cities or visit the Theatre, here at Quality City Breaks we offer tailor-made packages to suit anyone?

If you’re interested in any of the packages email us info@qualitygolfdestinations.com or phone during office hours 01782 510800

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We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

Office +44(0)1782 510800  or Email info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

 

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Competition Time – WIN WIN WIN WIN WIN

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FREE Competition

Win a round of golf for 4 people at Carden Park Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa 

 

We are running a FREE competition to win this great prize. You can play a round of golf on either the Nicklaus Course or the Cheshire Course for 4 people to be taken between Monday & Friday.

 

Carden Park Hotel is located within 1000 acres of stunning Cheshire countryside, with a mile long drive leading through the Nicklaus golf course, just one of the two championship golf courses on site it truly is Cheshire’s Country Estate.

The history of Carden Park really starts when the land was acquired in the early 17th century by the Leche Family. An elegant Hall was built and the grounds of the park landscaped and stocked with deer. The Hall was ransacked by Cromwell’s troops but survived and continued to be inhabited.‚ In 1912, the main Hall burnt down in a fire, allegedly after someone dropped a cigarette at a party. Photographs of the Hall show a highly decorated timber framed building, reprised in the rebuilt Resort which you see today.

 

All you have to do to win is please fill in the following form

Comments or questions are welcome.

FREE Competition Win a round of golf for 4 people at Carden Park Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
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Whatever your perfect holidays entail let us know and we will use our experience and expertise to create that holiday especially for you.

Here at Quality golf, we have spent many years ensuring we have the best selection of Golf Holiday Destinations, whether it’s an adventure playing golf in the Far East, Safari and Golf in South Africa or the firm favorites in Spain or Portugal we cover all aspects of your golfing trip.

We can cater any type of Golf Holiday

  • Short Weekend Golf breaks
  • Birthday Trip
  • Group Holidays
  • Golf Training
  • UK Trips
  • Europe
  • Worldwide

and much more

We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

Office +44(0)1782 510800  or Email info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

 

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Special Offer

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WEEKEND IN LISBON    

 Watch the Derby and play Orizonte Golf Courses
21st to 24th of April 2017  |  £407 per person

Includes:
Ticket for the Match | Sporting vs Benfica
2 Green Fees | Quinta do Peru & Aroeira
3 nights at Sana Malhoa Hotel
Golf Transfers

Price per person sharing a twin or double room on B&B basis
Single Supplement for £115
Extra Green Fee at Ribagolfe for £50

 

Please note that Flights are not included

For more information please contact the office on  01782 510800

 

We can arrange a Quality Golfing holiday at a number of other courses in Europe, please contact the office as other Courses are available on request.

We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

+44(0)1782 510800

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Venue of the Week

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Every Two weeks we will be having a promotion to showcase a particular venue or a Golf Course or it could be a Hotel.

 

This weeks Showcase is Real Club de Golf Guadalmina

 

  Guadalmina was discovered in 1933 by Norberto Goizueta, who sailed with his family on his boat along the coast. He decided to live there. He first grew maize and after the war, a special type of grass, because he already had plans to build a golf course,

The grounds of Guadalmina is relatively narrow at the coast and go inland. Along the ground to the west, lies the Rio Guadalmina. Located on the coast, most of the holes are located further inland.

The golf club was founded in 1959. An 18-hole golf course right away was constructed which have only a few holes sea. The club now has over 2000 members from seventeen different nationalities.

In 1973, the second runway was built and the par-3 course was developed in 1989. The old hotel has been renovated and now has four stars. In 2008, the club received the predicate Royal. 

At Guadalimina there are 2 courses The North and the South Courses plus a Putting Green and Driving Range.

South Course

This is the oldest course, is renowned for its difficulty, thus making it more suitable for experienced players. Fairways are narrow and well protected by old trees requiring more straight shots.

South Guadalmina, the first 18 holes of the 45 that make up the golf course of Guadalmina, was opened in 1959 and is the second oldest in the Costa del Sol. It is characterised by the fairways that wind through the shade of ancient trees.

The fairways are wide and are virtually free of rough. In 2002 the Guadalmina Sur course was completely renovated and is now, to all intents and purposes, a new course with new tees including “Super-Seniors”. The greens were rebuilt and the fairways re-seeded.

White 6082 m Par 72
Yellow 5820 m Par 72
Blue 5431 m Par 72
Red 5031 m Par 72
Black 4376 m Par 72

North Course

Guadalmina North is considered less complicated than Guadalmina Sur. Although it covers more ground, is more undulating and contains more trees and water hazards.

The Guadalmina River divides the course from north to south and comes into play on the 17th. If this were not enough, there are lakes on holes 7, 9, 11 and 18. The course was designed by Folco Nardi and opened in 1972. It is shorter and Hiller than the south course and has more water obstacles. 

The course requires straight drives down the middle of the fairways as failure to do so may have one ending up in one of the numerous water hazards hidden in the rough. 

 

White 5600 m Par 72
Yellow 5470 m Par 72
Blue 4795 m Par 72
Red 4790 m Par 72

Besides the two 18 holes golf courses, Guadalmina complex offers a par 3 nine hole course. 

Also, there is the Driving range Real Club de Golf Guadalmina has a 40 bays grass driving range, 21 bays covered area, chipping and putting green and practice bunker.

The driving range and the practice areas, like the chipping and putting green make of Guadalmina a great reference of the Golf in Spain and Andalucía.

 

 

For more information on the Real Club de Golf Guadalmina  please visit their website www.guadalminagolf.com  or contact our office on 01782 510800 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staying at the superb 4star Hotel Guadalmina 

This modern beachfront hotel with Andalusian influences is set in a private residential area adjacent to the South Course of Guadalmina Golf Club and 3.7 miles (6 km) from Puerto Banús.

Golf, pools, spa

Guests can start the day with a buffet breakfast overlooking the Mediterranean Sea or golf course, and enjoy facilities including outdoor swimming pools, thermal spa centre, and on-site golfing with discounted access for guests.

Andalusian décor

Spacious guestrooms and suites feature light decor with pale marble floors and cream walls; all extend to outdoor patios or balconies and include cable TV,

 

 

Prices start from £245
Complimentary use of Sun Beds by the swimming pool. 
* Free WIFI
* Complimentary use of Fitness Centre
* 1 access to Spa per person and Stay
* Special rates in all the golf courses around the area and in our Spa Center
* Baby cot (on request):  

We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the InternationalAssociation of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

+44(0)1782 510800                         

 info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

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The latest golf open at La Cala Golf Hotel Spa, this coming April

 

La Cala Golf Resort

 

II La Cala Spring Open

One tournament – Three Courses.
Take on the challenge of La Cala’s three championship golf courses

at the II Annual la Cala Spring Open 2017 from 02nd to 6th April

Competition date(s) – 02/04/2017 – 06/04/2017

Program

· Sunday, 2nd April.

Welcome Dinner & Tournament Presentation (7.30 pm).

· Monday, 3rd April.

1st Round (Campo Europa – Shotgun 9.30 am) followed by Light lunch (main course & drink).

· Tuesday, 4th April.

2nd Round (Campo Asia – Shotgun 9.30 am) followed by Light lunch (main course & beverage).

· Wednesday, 5th April.

3rd Round (Campo America – Shotgun 9.30 am). Gala Dinner followed by Prize-giving (7.30 pm).

 

The packages that are available are as follows 

Includes:
  • 4 nights in shared double/twin room
    with daily Breakfast Buffet
  • 3 days of golf with shared buggy and picnic bag
  • 2 days Thermal Circuit/Spa Experience at La Cala Spa
  • Welcome Dinner
    (½ bottle of house wine included)
  • 2 days light lunch
  • Gala dinner with prize-giving ceremony
    (including beverages during the dinner)

For non-players

  • 2 Massages and 1 Treatment at La Cala Spa in lieu of Green Fees.
Cost 

Price: £555 per player. (£164 individual use supplement)                             Flights can be arranged by contacting the office on  01782 510800

Tournament details:

Participants

The competition is limited to players (male & female), of any age, with Spanish or other International handicaps.

No limit of handicap but to qualify for a prize the maximum handicap for men is 26.4 & ladies 36.4

FORMAT

Pairs format Stableford (hcp), 54 holes.

First round Bramble, second round Greensome and third round Better Ball.

Categories and prizes

One category, with prizes for the best five results, in addition, there will be special prizes (egg. longest drive or nearest to the pin).

The II La Cala Spring Open Champion will be the player with the best score over the three rounds.

it will be a Most Colourful Dressed day Wear (within Golf Rules) your most colourful outfit

2017 Golf Day

 

 

 

In conjunction with the Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce, there will be  golf day on Friday 8th September 2017 

18 holes Of Stableford Competition Golf (3/4 Handicap)

Coffee/ Tea & Bacon Roll

2-course evening Dinner          

Basket of range Balls

Putting Competition

Best Dressed (individual) Best Dressed (Team) 

Team Prize Individual Prize

Individual Prize

Wooden Spoon Prize 

Nearest the Pin

Longest Drive 

2s Competition

& Much More

Cost £195 per team or £50 per individual, 

More details please phone 01782 510800 or 01782 202222 ext 236

 

Don’t forget to download our App just scan this barcode into your phone.  

 

Quality Golf Destinations can arrange a Quality Golfing holiday at a number of other courses in Europe, please contact the office as other Courses are available on request.

We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

+44(0)1782 510800

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There’s no denying that we all enjoy golf much more when we are playing well and golf holidays are a great way to escape the gloom of the UK winter weather, have fun with your friends and meet new people. This holiday is perfect for golfers travelling alone or couples and friends.

But when you step on the tee of that stunning, sun-kissed par 3 you’ve dreamed of playing for so long and hit a horrible shank, you begin to wonder if it was worth the investment.

That’s why in 2017, Quality Destinations and Quality Golf Destinations plans to take its goal of helping you play better golf to a whole new level. We have devised the ultimate golf teaching holiday experience exclusively for our clients that provides you with golf in the sun on some sublime courses – plus the opportunity to improve all areas of your game along the way.

Are you interested in improving your golf during the winter? Then why not sign up for a winter golf training academies!

Few Places left on our next training Academy which is the 

2017 Spring Golf Training Academy

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Richard Ellis & Brian Green Golf Academies

2017 Spring Golf Training Academy

24th  March to 29th March 2017

 

 

Penina, Algarve, Algarve Trophy, Portugal, Golf, Golf Trip, Package, Hotel, Penina Hotel, Transfers, Flights, Escorted Trip, Portugal Tourism, Tourism, Portimao, Quality Golf DestinationsOur featured Venue –Portugal Penina Hotel & Golf Resort The Home of Luxury Golf in the Algarve

Voted Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is the glittering jewel in the Algarve’s crown. The resort, located in 360 stunning acres of perfect grounds, offers guests the choice of three on-site golf courses and is regarded by many as the spiritual home of golf in the Algarve. The Penina Hotel & Golf Resort boasts a selection of 188 traditionally designed and decorated rooms and suites, all of which enjoy the spectacular Wi-Fi coverage, as do all public and common areas. In addition to the three spectacular golf courses at Penina, we are also pleased to offer you the most expansive selection of amenities and entertainment available anywhere in the Algarve. So, whether you are here for a stunning golfing getaway in the Algarve, or simply here to relax in the beautiful Portuguese sunshine with your family… Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is here to meet all your luxury needs. Penina Hotel & Golf Resort prides itself on offering the highest standards of amenities and services to all of our guests. From the moment you check in, until the moment you depart, we want to ensure you have the perfect stay.

For more details please click here or contact the office on 01782 510800 or visit the website – www.qulitygolfdestinations.com 

Booking Form please click here 

 

Website – www.qulitygolfdestinations.com 

 

Quality Golf Destinations App

Welcome to the Quality golf Destinations Genius APP 
Our digital Genius app is compatible with all devices, PCs, tablets and every make and model of mobile phone. And, because it’s cloud base it doesn’t use up any device storage.

 

If you would like our app please use the QR Barcode below, you need to scan it with a free QR reader from your app store.

 

If you need any help in downloading our app please contact the office on 01782 510800

 

 

Website – www.qualitygolfdestinations.com 

 

The Best Golf Destinations – The Best Golf Holidays

 The Best Golf Destinations -The Best Golf Holidays.

Welcome to our world. 

Worldwide custom built golf holidays – Telephone 01782 510800 – email info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

 

As golfers ourselves, we understand the specific requirements of Holiday golfers. Dealing directly with golf courses, golf resorts, hotel and travel partners in some of the most breathtaking Golf destinations worldwide, we can offer you the Best golf holidays of a lifetime -it’s our speciality.

We offer tailor made golf holidays packages to a choice of golf destinations including Uk & Ireland, Europe, Rest of the world. We also work alongside a number of Quality Hotels. 

The golf courses and golf resorts we offer include championship courses such as the Blue Canyon Course in Phuket which has hosted the Jonnie Walker Classic and Thracian Cliffs in Bulgaria which has hosted the 2013 Volvo Match Play Championships, to the local gems which can be enjoyed by all.  We have visited all our golf destinations and played many of the courses so can give you first-hand advice and recommendations, enabling us to put the perfect package for you.  Our close links with the golf courses and golf resorts enable us to offer a competitive price and unique package. See our special resort features such as Celtic Manor Resort in Wales venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup or the La Manga Resort in southern Spain . In many locations as well as golf we can also offer escorted sightseeing trips to historical sights. Discover wildlife wonders in the most astounding locations, taste some of the best wines directly at the vineyards and find the best beaches for you to help you totally relax on.

We can arrange a Quality Golfing holiday at a number of other courses in Europe, please contact the office as other Courses are available on request.

We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate.  We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.

Quality Golf Destinations Ltd
PO Box 3186 | Biddulph | Staffs | ST8 9AY

+44(0)1782 510800

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Bordeaux Special Feature

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Bordeaux, Aquitaine, Gironde and the Dordogne –

 

Golf, Gourmet Meals, Sightseeing and Wine Tasting

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Too many UK travellers the Bordeaux, Aquitaine, Gironde and Dordogne regions means fine quality wines and wonderful scenery. Indeed the British love for the Dordogne region has resulted in more living there than on the Costa del Sol.  What most people don’t realise is these regions have an up and coming reputation for quality golf. Quality Golf Destinations Managing Director Neil Adams spent time re-acquainting himself with the region (and its wine) and also trying out the golf on offer at Chateau des Vigiers. This region is the perfect destination for a vacation taken in between April and October.

 

Getting There

 

To visit the regions of Bordeaux, Aquitaine and the Dordogne you have two main choices. You can drive, using ferry crossings from Portsmouth to St. Malo/ Caen (most direct route downFrance), or you can use the cross channel services and head down from there. The drive from St. Malo/ Caen takes around 6 hours and the Auto routes are very good, (beware of speed traps and tolls). You can also fly into Bordeaux or Bergerac and hire a car from either.

 

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux is the sixth largest city in France with a population of over 250,000. It is the capital of the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department. Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River. Bordeaux is the world’s major wine industry capital. It is home to the world’s main wine fair, Vinexpo, while the wine economy in the metro area moves 14.5 billion Euros each year. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the eighth century.

Bordeaux is a truly magnificent city with fantastic architecture and lots of café’s, restaurant and bars along the river side.  

 

Bergerac

Bergerac is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Dordogne department in south-westernFrance. With a population of around 30,000, Bergerac is most people’s idea of a regional French town. It is the centre of a very distinguished wine region and some of the most famous vineyards in France. These include: Bergerac, Côtes-de-Bergerac, Côtes de Montravel, Haut-Montravel, Saussignac, Monbazillac, Pécharmant and Rosette.

 

 


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âteau des Vigiers

Dating back to 1597, Château des Vigiers is an internationally renowned Hotel, Golf & Country Club situated in the Dordogne, South West France, just 20 minutes west of Bergerac Airport and an hour east of Bordeaux. Set in 450 acres of stunning countryside, in the heart of the wine districts of the Dordogne, Château des Vigiers offers an exceptional place in which to unwind and relax.

Having seen the web-site, www.vigiers.com I was really looking forward to visiting this golf complex set around a French Château. I flew from Birmingham to Bordeaux (really simple transfer of less than 2 hours), picking up my hire car and remembering to drive on the right side of the road! I arrived in Château des Vigiers in little over an hour and its pictures don’t lie. The Château looks stunning and the golf course holes that surround it just add to the splendour.

 

The Château forms the centrepiece of a spectacular 27 hole golf course designed by Donald Steel who is considered one of the very best “natural” golf course architects. The original 18 hole golf course opened in 1991 and is set amidst plum orchards, oak woods, lakes and vineyards. In 2008 a further 9 hole course was opened. It was also created by Donald Steel and was designed to integrate beautifully into the existing course. The result was three 9 hole loops which now combine to form three different 18 hole combinations. The three courses are the Valley, Lakes and Vines, all about the same length. I played the Valley and the Vines and had a tour of the Lakes course with the Golf Professional, Matthew Storm, who also showed me around the spacious practice facility and equally spacious pro shop.

 

My round was the usual mixed bag, but I consoled myself with the magnificent views and the prospect of a trip into Saint-Émilion later in the day!! Both courses were sufficiently tough off the back tees to challenge the best golfers but had generous fairways to suit us normal human beings.

 

The four star accommodation at Château des Vigiers is spread over three unique buildings. The historic Château was restored to its former glory in 1992 and offers 25 individually decorated rooms. “Les Dependances”, created in 1995, uses traditional materials and has a total of 22 rooms and suites. The “Relais des Vigiers”, built to strict “eco friendly” standards, offers 40 spacious rooms which were designed with golfers and families in mind. There are 3 restaurants on-site, plus a wonderful terrace by the club house that overlooks the Château and the closing holes on the Lakes & Vines courses.

I stayed in a room in the Relais and it was very comfortable and provided all the facilities to make my stay very welcoming.

The rooms in the main Château were everything the publicity said about them, really wonderful.

 

The Wine Experience

Wine was always going to play an important part of this trip. So when offered the opportunity to tour St Émilion I just couldn’t say no. I have no idea how long the journey takes, (probably less than 40 minutes), as I was lost in the beauty of the vineyards, cornfields and something I was surprised to see, the tobacco fields. Apparently tobacco was one of the major crops around this region and although little production remains, the legacy for us all to see is the tall wooden buildings dotted around the landscape. These buildings are of course tobacco drying barns, (most gradually decaying but some preserved and being used for all manner of different things).

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Saint-Émilion is one of the principal red wine areas of Bordeaux along with the Médoc, Gravesand Pomerol. With a population of less than 3,000 it is the quintessential French town. Saint-Émilion wine obviously dominates the whole town and it’s the only place I have seen where you can buy Saint-Émilion Gran Cru by the glass! (Well I had to try it as it would be rude not to) I did a tour of the vineyards by train and it was fascinating to see all the famous Château names previously only seen on expensive bottles back home.

 

The visit was sadly over all too quickly and armed with a couple of named Gran Cru bottles it was back to Château Vigiers for dinner in the restaurant in the Château.

 

Château Vigiers offers a number of packages that include gourmet dinners, tours of Saint-Émilion and Monbazillac, coupled with golf and accommodation (bed & breakfast). All packages are based on self-drive (car hire & flights can be included in our packages). 

For our latest deals at Chateau Vigiers – please click here

Coming soon from Quality Golf Destinations

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Newsletters coming soon in 2014- For those of you who enjoy our monthly newsletters here are some of our feature topics for the next few months.

 

Coming Soon - Thailand on a shoestringThailand on a Shoestring – We examine how Thailand’s vast range of budget hotels compare with the more traditional tourist chains, is it worth taking the risk of dropping down a Star or two. A few tips to help you be able to chose the right hotel and bring what you thought was a destination beyond your means into your budget.

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon - Dream Golf Itinerary'sDream Golf itinerary’s – its five star all the way as we examine some of our personal favourite luxury itineraries of 2014 for the travelling Golfer. The feature includes destinations including the USA and Southern Africa in some exceptional tours.

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Soon - Golf in ChinaGolf in China – We pay our first in-depth look at the Chinese Golf Market- focusing on Hong Kong and the Haikou and Shenzhen regions of the county and the Mission Hills Golf Resorts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon - Plan aheadPlan ahead to make the best savings – despite TV ads telling you that last minute hotel bookings give you the best deals. We tell you the best way to save your hard earn money and get the best holiday for your money, especially the best ways for deals on flights.

 

Christmas message

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 Dear Friends,                                                                                                         

 Happy Christmas everyone!

 

 Thank you to everyone who made 2011 a success. We hope you enjoyed travelling, working and golfing with us this year and help us making it our busiest year ever.

 This year we have expanded our portfolio of destinations to give you more choice when deciding on your golf holiday, but we have still remained true to our principles of having personal knowledge of all our featured destinations. We believe this approach gives you the best possible holiday.

 Our new website has also been well received since its launch last month; we hope it gives you all plenty of Ideas with more Hotels and Golf courses featured and will continue to be expanded over the coming months. As always all our holidays are fully tailor made to suite your requirements so if you want something different, just ask!

 In 2012 we will be adding further destinations with the Canaries and Balearic Islands being added in Europe, Malaysia in the Far East and most exciting, one of the worlds best activity holiday locations any where in the world, South Africa.

 So if you are venturing out on the golf course over the Christmas holidays to burn off that excess Turkey and Christmas pud, as you walk through the mud and rain think of where we could be sending you for your next golfing holiday.

 We hope you all enjoy the Christmas and New Year celebrations and look forward to seeing you next year.

 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Quality Golf Team.

 Neil, Rachel & Rob

 

NB. Our offices will be closed over the Christmas & New Year period. If you would like to contact us or make an enquiry please drop us an email info@qualitygolfdestinations.com

 

Special Winter Offer 2011/2012

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 5 * Montecastillo Golf resort – Jerez, Spain

 7 nights all-inclusive – unlimited golf, 8 days car hire, 6 rounds buggy hire.

 From £ 650*

 

5 nights all-inclusive – unlimited golf, 6 days car hire, 4 rounds buggy hire.

From £ 475*

 

  • Accommodation, car hire and buggy use based on twin share.
  • Not included – international flights. 

 

Valid only for reservations made BEFORE 30th SEPTEMBER 2011

• Supplement double for single use per night: £20

•Offer on request and subject to availability of the Hotel and Golf Course

•All Inclusive description: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. National selection of alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, herbal tea, mineral

water, from 11:00 am until 23:00 pm. Lunch and dinner could be buffet or à la carte according to the season. 1 hour Tennis

Court included (daily).

 

To book please ring Rachel or Rob on 01782 511667 or email Rachel@qualitygolfdestinations.com

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