Every two years, Top 100 Golf Courses reveals the best around the world. Earlier this year, it was time to take a look at those in Europe and rate the best golf courses in Spain. Yet again, Rio Real Golf climbs the rankings and sits in 37th place for 2020. In the list of the best golf courses in southern Spain, Rio Real takes 16th position.
The road to one of the world’s most prestigious tournaments for women golfers began in mid-February with the first leg of the Race to Costa del Sol in Australia. The year of events on the Ladies European Tour (LET) travels through Oceania, Asia, Africa and Europe before it reaches its final on the Costa del Sol at the end of November.
As we are well aware, the coronavirus has now spread worldwide with all but a handful of countries affected. Obviously, many people are worried, particularly those with travel plans. At Rio Real we fully understand your concerns and in this article, Coronavirus – a guide for golfers on the Costa del Sol, we’d like to offer some facts and suggest that golf is one of the best activities in the current situation.
As several countries including Spain start to relax their stay at home rules, some semblance of life as we knew it returns. This includes golf and in some parts of Spain, courses are now permitted to open again. Golfers everywhere has welcomed the reopening and rightly so because golf has so many advantages in these challenging covid-19 times.
Weeks of staying inside as much as possible and zero golf can take their toll on your game. We know you’ve been desperate to get back on the course, but your play will probably have suffered. To help you get back to your best golf after lockdown, our Pro Sergio de Céspedes has put together some top tips.
2020 celebrates Puerto Banús 50th anniversary and the iconic marina on the Costa del Sol has plenty of plans to mark the occasion. Since its opening in 1970, Puerto Banús has attracted the world’s rich and famous, earning itself a place among the most exclusive destinations on the planet.
Since Spain announced it would be open to international travel from July, we have discovered that the summer holidays are now a reality. And as a result, many people have started to research where to go and book somewhere to stay. At the end of May, Andalusia soared to the top of the list of the most sought-after holiday destination for summer 2020.
Like sports the world over, golf has been on lockdown since 11 March with competitions on hold and players at home. But as we start to ease out of our confinement, sporting events are beginning to restart. And PGA golf tournaments are one of them. This week saw the first golfing event for three months with the Charles Schwab Challenge at Fort Worth.
Although 2020 has been very different, some things never change. As usual, July and Rio Real welcome the best summer camp in Marbella, the one your children have been waiting for. Read on to discover why signing up your kids for the Rio Real Summer Camp will be one of the best things you’ll do in 2020.
One of the biggest challenges facing golfers is how to get more distance on the golf course. As much length as possible does wonders for your score card especially on longer fairways. The good news is that there are simple hacks that make a surprising difference to how far you hit the ball.