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Top 10 visit - Arucas Top 10 visit - Painted Cave other international championships such as the Peugeot Oki Tours, the Spanish Professional Seniors’ Championship, and the Spanish Professional Women’s Championship. This eighteen hole par 72 course, designed by Blake Stirling and Marco Martin, is one of the longest courses in Spain, with up to six tee- offs per hole, allowing for a range of difficulty and diversity. The greens are fast, the course has six lakes and has more than 600 palm trees, and has spectacular views of the sea that surround the island. It is strongly committed to a sustainable management and focus on the eco environment of the course with quality has been recognised with a TUV certificate, and the ISO14001 for environmental management. on the horizon. The dunes which surround the course are a feature incorporated into the design by Mackenzie Ross. Long and flat, with wide fairways, the proximity of the sea and its gentle breezes make this course a pleasant experience, thanks to the alizé winds. Gran Canaria » Lopesan Meloneras Golf: Near to Maspalomas Golf Course is Meloneras Golf, an eighteen hole par 71 course which is celebrating its 10th anniversary and is in one of the most important resorts of Gran Canaria, next to the Maspalomas Congress Centre, and near to a number of four and five star hotels. The difficulty of the course, which begins with a gentle par 4, is gradual, so that the player can build confidence progressively to face the remaining holes. Gran Canaria » Maspalomas Golf: The Lopesan Meloneras Golf Course boasts majority of Gran Canaria’s golf courses are two fantastic sets of 9-holes – one with in the south of the island, which is one of magnificent mountain views and the other the sunniest areas in the world. Here we 9-holes of amazing ocean views, three of can find the breath-taking Maspalomas which run directly along the coastline. The Golf, surrounded by a nature park of sand course has four tee-off points per hole dunes, a protected area of more than 400 which makes it interesting for amateurs as hectares, with views of the Atlantic Ocean, well as professionals. palm trees and fine golden sandy beaches Volume 3 • Issue 40 27