Welcome to our ranking of the best golf courses in Spain – from Valderrama to Pedrena, our panel has established the ultimate places to play
NCG TOP 100s
Valderrama has an aura, a status and a mystique that only a few courses around the world possess. Without doubt the most coveted round in our ranking.
Continental Europe and Spain
Well conditioned and well routed with lots of variety, the PGA Catalunya Stadium course is an impressive all-round modern layout.
If clever green complexes and nuanced strategy are your thing, a trip to El Saler on the outskirts of Valencia should be high on your agenda.
This may be something of a backhanded compliment, but if you had a difficult piece of land on which to build a course, Cabell Robinson...
The back nine at Real Sotogrande is fantastic, with holes around the lake especially good. Overall, the whole feel of the course is terrific.
The finest course on well-endowed Majorca sits a few kilometres from the airport – which is both a very convenient location but also does...
A Jose Maria Olazabal design which has hosted the World Cup and is protected by water and sand.
Designed by Tom Simpson and altered by Harry Colt, this Madrid course oozes pedigree.
A Javier Arana design with the front nine on clifftops overlooking the Cantabrian Sea and the back nine among pines.
Cabell Robinson’s work has been some of the most impressive by architects in Continental Europe in recent times.
He has been responsible...