Villamartin Golf Course Info: golf course is a par 72 measuring 6,005 metres & was designed by Paul Puttman and opened in 1972. It is one of the most established courses on the Costa Blanca and has hosted severalPGA tour competitions including 1994 Mediterranean Open which was won by Jose Maria Olazabal after an exciting play-off with Paul McGinley.
Villamartin situated within a mile of the sea between Torrevieja and Murcia airportat San Javier on the south eastern tip of the Costa BlancaThe terrain is a mixture of hills and valleys surrounded by mature trees and vegetation,the front nine holes take in the highest point of the course offering some spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. The second nine are situated more in valleys with brancas ( ravines ) coming into play on several holes.
The signature hole for the course, the 17th, must be one of the best par 3s in Spain, it is 220 metres from the elevated back tee and is all carry over a valley to a two tiered green. The green is surrounded by trees and bunkers and the view from the tee is spectacular.
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How to find Villamartin golf course
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