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La Moraleja Madrid » La Moraleja Golf La Moraleja is a Public Limited Company with 6,000 shareholders, founded in 1973 with the aim of creating golf facilities for the enjoyment of all its shareholders. It currently has four 18-hole golf courses, a nine-hole, par 3 course, 8 tennis courts; 12 paddle tennis courts, 2 squash courts, two formal clubhouses and a prebuilt modular clubhouse for courses 3 and 4, a children’s chalet and a tennis clubhouse plus some additional facilities: one covered and three open-air swimming pools, gym, a women’s and men’s spas. Courses 1 and 2 are located at La Moraleja residential estate (Alcobendas, Madrid). Courses 3 and 4 are located within the municipal district of Algete (also in the greater Madrid area). Madrid » Lomas Bosque Inaugurated in 1972 and designed by Robert Dean Puttman, the Club de Golf Lomas-Bosque is easily accessible with only 25km west of Madrid City. It boasts an 18 hole par 72 course as well as a smaller 9 hole par 3 course. The former offers an uneven terrain with tree-lined fairways in the first few holes, while the latter is flat. The views across the Sierra de Guadarrama, and being located next to the sea have guaranteed breathtaking views on almost every hole. The course is noted for its wide fairways and small greens, that forces the player to use all the clubs of the bag becoming one of the intriguing golf courses in Madrid. Madrid » Golf Santander Golf Santander golf course is blended seamlessly into the rolling natural terrain surrounding Banco Santander’s new headquarters facility in Boadilla, Spain, a suburb of Madrid. The course, par 72, was designed by the renowned U.S. architect Mr. Rees Jones in collaboration with Seve Ballesteros. From the black tees, Golf Santander has the longest golf course in Spain and one of the longest in Europe. A course such as this presents a challenge to players at different levels, offering enjoyment to masters and beginners alike. The year after it opened, Golf Santander was ranked by Golf Digest as one of the three best courses in Spain. From the black tees, Golf Santander has the longest golf course in Spain and one of the longest in Europe. 77 77