The famous resort in Murcia, south-east Spain, has joined the likes of Royal Birkdale – venue for this summer’s Open Championship – Pebble Beach, Sawgrass, Carnoustie, Sunningdale and Woburn on the EAGT’s impressive tournament schedule for 2017.
Boasting three 18-hole golf courses, a nine-hole academy course and outstanding practice facilities, La Manga Club is a firm favourite with golfers across Europe, making it the perfect setting for any professional or amateur event.
Taking place from November 17-20, the four-day EAGT programme costs £694 per person and includes four rounds of golf – two rounds on the resort’s North Course and two on its South Course, the host venue for five Spanish Opens and numerous other high-profile tournaments.
Open to all male and female golf club members with an active CONGU handicap, the event will be scored on an individual Stableford points basis with competitors playing off their full handicaps.
As well as golf, players will enjoy three nights’ bed-and-breakfast accommodation in the five-star Hotel Principe Felipe and complimentary access to the facilities at the luxury Spa La Manga Club, plus the opportunity to experience La Manga Club’s array of other sports and leisure amenities, including a choice of 20 bars and restaurants.
Launched in 1997, the EAGT is now established as the most popular amateur golf tour in Europe. Starting in April, it will feature 90 events at 30-plus world-class golfing venues throughout 2017, with each event contributing to an overall Order of Merit table.
As well as featuring many of the UK’s top golfing venues, the tour also offers gives amateurs the chance to experience some of the most exclusive courses in Europe and North America including Les Bordes in France, Whistling Straits – venue for the 2020 Ryder Cup – and Erin Hills, which will stage the US Open for the first time in June.
For further details about La Manga Club and to book, go to www.lamangaclub.com
About La Manga Club
Located in a magnificent natural environment next to Calblanque National Park and the Mediterranean Sea, with a mild year-round climate and enjoying exceptional security and privacy, the exclusive resort of La Manga Club (Los Belones, Cartagena, Murcia) offers luxury, leisure and sport in the same place, and is set just 20 minutes from Murcia airport and an hour away from Alicante.
Founded in 1972, the resort now covers an area of 566 hectares containing accommodation, professional sports facilities, relaxation zones, first-class redevelopment and a private community of 2,300 residents, in a region which boasts more than 350 days’ of sun and is surrounded by natural parks and untouched beaches.
La Manga Club’s extensive facilities include:
– A five-star hotel: Hotel Príncipe Felipe 5*
– Tourist apartments: Las Lomas Village 4*
– Luxury villas
– Three 18-hole golf courses
– A 28-court tennis centre
– Eight Fifa-sized football pitches
– 2,000 m2 Spa and fitness centre
– The resort’s famous La Cala beach and restaurant, overlooking the Mediterranean
– More than 15 bars and restaurants
Additionally, there is the opportunity to rent a property, purchase a plot of land or buy any of the villas already available that have been built on the complex, and benefit from the services and commodities that a five-star hotel has to offer, such as the sports facilities on the resort.
With the variety of activities and facilities available, La Manga Club has firmly established itself as one of the best sports and leisure destination resorts in Europe, and has been the proud recipient of a host of prestigious international awards and accolades over the last four decades.