Golfers across the UK and Europe are being invited to end the year on a high by heading to Spain’s La Manga Club to compete in the resort’s annual La Manga Club Golf Open.
Taking place for a 19th successive year from December 2-7, the popular end-of-season event has become an established part of the pre-Christmas golfing calendar for many, with men and women from across the continent set to gather at the iconic Murcia resort for the chance to combine award-winning golf under sunny skies with meeting up with old friends.
Played with a Stableford format, this year’s tournament will see golfers of all abilities compete in a number of different categories over 54 holes on La Manga Club’s famous North and South courses for an array of top prizes.
Event packages feature five nights’ bed-and-breakfast accommodation in the five-star Hotel Principe Felipe or four-star Las Lomas Village, with packages starting from €556 per person. (approx £495)
Prices include a welcome pack and drinks reception; a gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony as well as tournament entry and a practice round, practice balls and on-course refreshments during the event.
In addition, event guests will also enjoy discounts of 15 per cent when eating at any of the resort’s Amapola, Asia, Luigi’s and La Bodega restaurants and The Village cafe, plus complimentary access to the five-star Spa La Manga Club’s fitness centre, indoor pool, saunas and steam rooms.
Set in an exclusive corner of Murcia and three times the size of Monaco, La Manga Club is regarded as a golfing Mecca by players across the world. Named as ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the World Golf Awards the last two years in a row, its extensive facilities include three 18-hole golf courses, a nine-hole, par-47 academy course and first-class golf training centre.
Widely regarded as Spain’s flagship resort, the venue has won numerous leading accolades in recent years, including being named as ‘Europe’s Leading Luxury Resort & Villas’ for the third year in a row at last month’s World Travel Awards as well as retaining its title as ‘Europe’s Leading Sports Resort’.
The official overseas training base of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), La Manga Club’s extensive other facilities include a 28-court tennis centre, a recently-opened European Cricket Performance Centre and a 2,000sqm Wellness Centre. The resort is host to Spain’s only official Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer School while, in addition, it features the choice of a five-star hotel, four-star serviced apartments and townhouses and more than 15 bars and restaurants.
n A choice of five-night packages are available for the 19th La Manga Club Golf Open. All breaks include breakfast and a welcome pack; tournament entry, a welcome drinks reception; a gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony, and are available from €649 (approx £580) per person in the resort’s Hotel Principe Felipe, or €556 (approx £495) per person in the four-star Las Lomas Village apartments.
For more information and to book, go to https://lamangaclub.com/en/open19
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