Finca Cortesin Golf course

4.58 / 5 125 ratings. (87 course reviews)
Course: Finca Cortesin Golf course
Country: SPAIN, Region: Andalucia, Province: Malaga, Coast: Costa del Sol
 Finca Cortesin Golf
 Finca Cortesin Golf
 Finca Cortesin Golf

18 hole championship golf course Designed by World famous golf course architect Mr. Cabell Robinson who worked many years for the Robert Trent Jones Group; The Finca Cortesín layout is simply spectacular. The main features are the length of the course (6,808 mts.) and the great variety of its natural vegetation which includes olive trees and corks everywhere in the course. It is a unique golf course with a wide variety of holes and shots which makes the game much more enjoyable. These are the technical features you will find at Finca Cortesin: wide Bermuda 419 Grass fairways (up to 50 mts.), beautifully shaped
white marble sand bunkers, high quality tee boxes (every hole has several tee
platforms so the player will always find them in perfect shape), and fast and perfectly manicured L93 Agrostis Grass greens which are one of Finca Cortesin jewels. Finca Cortesin Golf Club is also very proud to mention that it has been elected to host the VOLVO World Macth Play Championship for the next three years starting in 2009, where the top 16 players in the world will participate

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Course reviews:

 5 / 5 Finca Cortesin Golf played: 2019-09-12

"A great course and setting quality all the way."

 5 / 5 Finca Cortesin Golf played: 2019-09-11

"never experienced such a course. simply perfect, no divots, no pitch marks, no people pushing. for a hcp 20 not easy, one should play a few times to fully enjoy it. very friendly staff, very relaxing club house, fun a cortesin is a great place for real people who don’t necessarily want to be seen. " - pietro herschmann

 5 / 5 Finca Cortesin Golf played: 2019-09-09

"A top course on the Costa del Sol. Fairways and greens are excellent. Very friendly and welcoming staff. A good challenge of golf to regular players although high handicappers might struggle on some holes. Expensive but still good value." - mike austin

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Finca Cortesin reviews

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2011-09-23 10:29:47 | Service: Star rating | Course: Star rating | Value for money: Star rating

Posted by: Anders Ditlevsen  | hcp: 9

Played both Valderrama and Finca Cortesin within a week in september 2011. Finca is absolutely the best deal. Valderrama is also a great course, but at Finca Cortesin is THE COURSE to play on costa del sol!

Do not miss it!!!

2011-04-04 10:51:31 | Service: Star rating | Course: Star rating | Value for money: Star rating

Posted by: David Wilding | hcp: 12

I had the good fortune to play Finca Cortesin on Thursday 31st March 2011, this was the fourth time I had played the course over the last six months and my enjoyment of the course improves every time I play at Finca. The course was designed by Cabell Robinson and it truly is a masterpiece when you look at the landscape he had to work with. Finca Cortesin is home to the Volvo World Matchplay Championship which will be held in May 2011 with many of the worlds top golfers already signed up to play.

The course is easy to find off the main N340 just follow the signs to Casares and after about 1km you will see the Hotel and Golf Club on your right at the top of the hill. As soon as we drove into the car park we were greeted by the club’s staff who took our clubs and directed us to the clubhouse and pro shop. In front of the clubhouse is a large driving range with complementary balls and a large putting green which I recommend you use because the greens are lightening fast. Buggies I believe are essential at Finca Cortesin as there are large distances between holes and may involve a large climb. With Buggies loaded we were ready for the golf.

COURSE – No easy start here you begin with a very long tough par 4 with sloping green then on to a long par 3 of some 200 metres. This is followed by a beautiful par 5 where you have to negotiate around a lake that runs up the fairway and along side the green. This is followed by a short downhill par 4 that long hitters may fancy their chances on but is well protected by a lake in front of the green. Then on to the back 9.

Hole 10 is a downhill par 3 which is very hard to club. Hole 13 is the signature hole of the course it is not that long compared to the rest but is stunning, one of my playing partners wanted to end his game here and eat the courtesy picnic we were given by the staff. Hole 18 is a great finishing hole the drive on the is par 5 is straight uphill aiming at the red Estepona mountains, if you look behind you will see the glistening Med and the African Coastline. There is not a bad hole on this course. On finishing your round the staff will take your clubs and give them all a good clean and will return them to your car when you leave.

CLUBHOUSE – The Clubhouse is quite small but absolutely stunning, prices are on the high side but the service and setting are fantastic. There are good changing facilities and a well stocked pro shop should you want a souvenir from your day at Finca Cortesin.

CONCLUSION – Finca Cortesin is a very special place to visit and play golf, you have to be on your A game to play anywhere near your handicap. The service here is as good as it gets all the staff are trained to make your day a special occasion. This is a true championship golf course and not recommended for very high handicappers or beginners. The course is always in magnificent condition and the greens are lightening fast, it is truly a great golf challenge. However this does not come cheap.

I can’t wait until the next time!

Finca Cortesin Tee Info

White tee White Yellow tee Yellow Red tee Red
Meters : 6351 5884 4852
Par : 72 72 72
Slope : 126 129 118

Finca Cortesin info

Course designer(s): Cabell B. Robinson
Course layout: Parkland
Year opened: 2007
Holes: 18
Practice par 3: No
Maximum hcp for Women: 36
Maximum hcp for Men: 28
Junior rates: 18 and under
Buggy reccomended: Yes
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Course statistics based on Golf Service survey.

Finca Cortesin Facilities

Putting Green: Yes Club House: Yes
Driving Range: Yes Parking: Yes
Golf Lessons: Yes Restaurant: Yes
Golf Shop: Yes Locker: Yes
Buggys: Yes Shower: Yes
Electric Trolleys: Yes Sauna: Yes
Trolleys: Yes Massage: Yes
Club Rental: Yes Gym: Yes
Hotel: Yes Pool: Yes

Finca Cortesin Golf course location

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