Desert Springs (Indiana) - Southern Spain - Spain

Playas del Amanzora SL,
Edificio Vilasol,
04618 Villaricos,
Cuevas del Almanzora,
Almería,
Spain


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  • Simon Coaker

  • Peter McEvoy

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The Indiana course at Desert Springs is where the first full-blown Arizona/California desert themed layout – described by some as “a Wild West resort course” – first collided with the continent of Europe back in 2001, down in the arid south east corner of Spain between Almería and Murcia.

Designed by Walker Cup stalwart Peter McEvoy, the lush, rather narrow fairways of this 18-hole course are set amongst dried river beds, hardpan and man-made lakes so the contrast between manicured playing areas and the surrounding wasteland could hardly be any starker. Accuracy is everything at Desert Springs as the penalty for straying off the green grass into the cacti and rocky scrub is inevitably severe.

Compare and contrast to the more difficult Valle del Este course, which opened nearby a year later than Desert Springs, then decide which of the two you prefer.

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Description: The Indiana course at Desert Springs is where the first full-blown Arizona/California desert themed layout – described by some as “a Wild West resort course” – first collided with the continent of Europe... Rating: 4.5 out of 6 Reviews: 2

Following our recent visit to Desert Springs, I would like to thank you and everyone involved in making our stay such an enjoyable experience. The range, chipping area and putting green are in excellent condition and along with the use of the GASP studio and a lot of hard work the lads have honed their games for the season ahead. The course is in fantastic condition with excellent greens, which was a bit of a shock to the system after a long English winter. The food was first class both at the Golf Club and the Crocodile Club and everyone at Desert Springs looked after us with a smile on their face. A final thank you to everyone and hopefully we will see you again next year. Mike Ready, Herts Golf Union.
4 / 6
Desert Springs (Indiana)
April 15, 2009


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Words from Sir Ian Botham; "Throughout my playing career and after, I have been privileged to have been invited to participate in numerous golf events at some of the most luxurious locations all around the world. Hosting your own event, in your own name, for the charity of which you are President can be a daunting task. Certain criteria have to be met by the host venue both for the celebrity guests and the amateurs. Desert Springs as a venue offers my guests a relaxing ambience, a unique experience and an underlying overall charm. It has lots of quality facilities to enjoy besides world class golf. Its staff afford a warm welcome and unrivalled professional service That is why my decision to host the Ian Botham Charity Golf Classic in aid of Leukaemia Research at Desert Springs in October 2007 was an easy one and due to its phenomenal success, why I have selected Desert Springs to host the final of my 2008 Charity Golf Series.”
5 / 6
Desert Springs (Indiana)
December 15, 2008


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