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Mediterráneo Castellon » Mediterráneo This is a benchmark course in Valencian golf. It has achieved international fame as it is the place where Sergio Garcia, one of the finest players in the World began his training. Amateurs visiting this course may even have the chance to coincide with one of Sergio Garcia’s training sessions, which is another attraction offered by this club. In the professional category it has been chosen for the Castello Masters, the OKI Castellon Open de Espana Senior Tour, the Ladies European Tour and four Tours, which serves as the ‘final course’ for Spanish golf. The course was substantially remodelled to host the Castello Masters Costa Azahar 2008, a European Tour event by Sergio Garcia. Amateurs visiting this course may even have the chance to coincide with one of Sergio Garcia’s training sessions. 92 Castellon » Panorámica German Professional Bernhard Langer won the Augusta Masters in 1985 and 1993. During this high point in his sporting career, he flew over the 80 hectares of terrain where he would later design the Panoramica golf course. 70 bunkers accompany players along the 18 holes from tee-ground to final green. The lakes are also combined with both wide and narrow fairways. It is a course designed for all types of players regardless of their handicap. But, there are same demanding holes. For example, the 5th, a par 3 at 133 metres, with an island green where the water will frighten away the indecisive players and rewards the brave. Also of note is the 11th, a par 5 at 502 metres. Along the last 200 metres before the green, the entire left-hand is guarded by a lake. 70 bunkers accompany players along the 18 holes from tee-ground to final green.