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CLUB DE GOLF BONALBA Mutxamel Alicante Costa Blanca

BONALBA GOLF COURSE

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Hotel Bonalba 4-star hotel

Golf de Bonalba, Mutxamel • Hotel Bonalba

Located in the heart of the Bonalba Golf Club and 4 km from San Juan's beach, this exquisite hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and tropical gardens - ideal for a sunny break on the Costa Blanca.…  

 Bonalba is situated just north of Alicante

Bonalba by Mike Probert (sponsored by Costa Blanca Green Fee Services).

Introduction

This course was designed by Ramon Espinosa and was opened to the public in 1993 and is located just outside Alicante and is just a short distance from the beaches of San Juan.

Contact Details and Address

Bonalba, Partida de Bonalba, 03110, Mutxamel, Alicante.
Telephone: 965 955 955 or e-mail:golfbonalba@golfbonalba.com
Web-site: www.golfbonalba.com

Directions

Travelling from the South take the A7 motorway and pass through the tunnel and take the first exit signposted for Mutxamel and Jijona and follow the signs in the general direction of Jijona and after approx 2km take the exit signposted for Busot and Bonalba. After entering the urbanisation turn right at the large roundabout and the clubhouse is located after approx 600 metres on the right.

Course and Clubhouse Facilities and Services

The clubhouse is excellent with a large restaurant with terrace overlooking the course, good changing and shower rooms; well appointed pro-shop plus for the non golfers there is a swimming pool and spa. The practise facilities are just outside the clubhouse with two putting greens plus two practise nets

Prices

Standard Green Fee (18 Holes) = €50*.
Buggy Hire (18 Holes) = €20.

 *Discounted green fees are available from Costa Blanca Green Fee Services by calling 966 704 752 or 661 345 931 

Course Review

This is very much a true golfer’s course which is a genuine par 72 championship layout of 6,367 metres (7,004 yards) from the white tees and a handicap slope of 132 which indicates the level of course difficulty. The course designer has incorporated water hazards, numerous dog-legs and undulating fairways and greens in his plans which ensure that you do not just ‘grip it and rip it’ but need to plot your way around this course.

The front nine holes of this course have three of the five lakes in play and the locals refer to the stretch of holes from hole 6 to hole 9 as ‘Amen Corner’ with stroke indices 1 and 3 included in this group of holes. The back nine incorporates a number of dog-leg holes and the 12th hole is particularly interesting because they have positioned a tree right on the correct line and length for a good tee shot.

The par 5 15th hole and par 4 16th holes in particular need well positioned drives to give good birdies opportunities BUT stray off line and you have a card wrecker on your hands. If you are visiting the region and looking for a challenging game of golf then pay this excellent course a visit.

This  article is was written by Michael Probert who is the published author of a book called a Golfing  Guide to Murcia  and  more information on this book can be obtained by calling 966 704 752 or 661 345 931 or visit the web-site at www.costa-blanca-greenfees.com.

Mike Probert

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Bonalba Golf Resort & Spa 3sterren4

Urb. Bonalba, Mutxamel • Bonalba Golf Resort & Spa

This residential style complex boasts a complete leisure, sport and relaxation offer. The complex is surrounded by an 18-hole golf course.


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