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Golf all year round

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Play golf all year round

Golf tourism finds a perfect scenario in Gran Canaria with the great weather enjoyed on the island.

A golfer profiled against the dunes on a beautiful sunny day

The finest weather adds to the island’s strong golf tradition, born back in the 19th century with the opening of the nation’s first golf course in Gran Canaria, in 1891.

Six generations on, Gran Canaria remains a firm choice as a golf destination for thousands of Europeans. Many years have passed since the opening of the original golf course, the first in Spain, enjoyed by British tourists who came to Gran Canaria seeking the island’s warm winter.

A golfer playing on a course in Gran Canaria

Golf has now become a popular sport in Gran Canaria. The island has 8 different courses within a very small radius. 8 different courses, all at a stone’s throw. Under a mild sun that never fails to be ready to get its swing going eight days a week, five weeks a month, thirteen months a year, and even seven lives if that could be possible.

But Gran Canaria’s golf experience is not just tradition. A modern infrastructure has been developed around the sport over the last couple of years. With adequate services to meet the needs of every player, in courses tailored to different styles within a radius of 50 kilometres. Different surroundings within close distance. Courses designed by the best at international level.

For all this, Gran Canaria has been seat to a myriad of tournaments in the last years, and its relevance as golf destination grows by the day. Because when the time comes to put the clubs away, Gran Canaria continues offering grand holidays. An island with lots of changing sceneries, a thousand beaches, and a sea of history and culture.

And of course, the best gastronomical experience adding to its wide range of hotels. One of Europe’s main tourist destinations is more than ready to guarantee unforgettable golf holidays. A refuge close to home in which to enjoy your favourite sport in peaceful surroundings.