Just west of Malaga itself, in the region of the airport, is the Parador Malaga del Golf club:
18 holes, Par 72, 6204m (there is also a 9 hole course)
This seaside course is just 10 minutes from Malaga's international airport and the provincial capital. Years of experience have made the oldest course in Andalusia a challenge for experienced players yet also achievable for any golf enthusiast, and the PGA European Tour has also chosen the course to host several of its tournaments on the professional golf tour.
Its origins date back to the last century, the early 1920s. The early days of the course are linked to the British royal family, especially Princess Beatrice of Battenberg, mother of Queen Victoria Eugenie, who spent part of the year in the region and was a driving force behind the club's creation.
In 1925, construction began on the original 9-hole course, which has since been enlarged to 18 holes (6,173 m, par 72) under the supervision and design of the prestigious Tom Simpson (who was also responsible for such important courses as Turnberry, Muirfield and Ballybunion).
Sand dunes, palm trees, mimosas, eucalyptus and pines skirt the course. Two holes run along the edge of the sea.
For further information, please visit their website:
http://www.parador.es/en/paradores/parador-de-malaga-golf Tel: 951 01 11 20