Mijas (Los Lagos) - Southern Spain - Spain

Mijas Golf,
Camino Viejo de Coin,
29649 Mijas Costa-Malaga,
Spain


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  • Exit the N340 at “Parque Acuatico Mijas” then take the MA-426

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One of several Robert Trent Jones designs that are strung out along the Costa del Sol, Mijas is a marvelous golf complex offering two wonderfully contrasting 18-hole courses.

Los Lagos was first to open in 1976 and it is set in 150 acres of a gently undulating landscape with wide, open fairways, huge greens and several large lakes that feature at half the holes on the scorecard.

In contrast – and by way of complementing the Los Lagos layout – Los Olivos was opened in 1984 as a shorter, tighter 18-hole course routed over more hilly terrain. Cabell B. Robinson, an old associate of RTJ, remodeled the 18 holes during the 2000-1 season.

Los Lagos has many memorable holes and a contender for the best of these is the 617-yard, par five, stroke index 1, 5th where the fairway is restricted by a boundary wall all the way down the left. The hole narrows to a large waste bunker on the left at the landing area with water further along on the right, in advance of the offset green – risk/reward golf at its very best.

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Description: One of several Robert Trent Jones designs that are strung out along the Costa del Sol, Mijas is a marvelous golf complex offering two wonderfully contrasting 18-hole courses. Rating: 3.5 out of 6 Reviews: 4

I have been submitting about 10-15 reviews, never been rating a course with less than "4 balls". Played Los Lagos two days ago and can´t recall a worse venue. I´m sorry for this harsh comment, but I give the second ball only, because the Greens were o.k. - the rest of the course is just in terrible shape and has nothing of a RTJ jr. design. It´s just a totally boring, non punishing resort-style layout, that you wouldn´t even take your mother out to have a easy round. Even if you just fell out of a plane, don´t go there to play...
2 / 6
Mijas (Los Lagos)
March 31, 2014


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In contrast to many Golf courses on the Costa, This one is flat. It is a very pleasant contrast to the tighter and in my opinion, better, Mijas (Los Lagos) Golf Course - Photo by reviewerLos Olivios course. However the courses here are very good value and if you have just stepped off of the plane they are the perfect place to loosen up for the week. It has great practice facilities and a nice enough clubhouse. What will make an impact on you here, especially from the white tees is that this course is LONG! It is also built op a HUGE scale. MASSIVE bunkers, MASSIVE Faiarways, MASSIVE greens. It made me feel like I was ten years old again. Well, Not quite but the course is about as American as apple Pie. The greens are very good, so are the tees. The fairways are okay but will improve rapidly since being relaid last year. Perfectly playable but not quite at their best. A very nice golf course to start your week. If you avoid all those lakes of course. They are everywhere! JCB LAY
4 / 6
Mijas (Los Lagos)
May 21, 2013


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Whilst this is a 'nice' course - I am surprised it is so much higher than Torrequebrada. It is very open - which helps - but it is very long - hitting the greens in regulation is a tough ask at times becuase the greens are also pretty small for a resort course. It was a pleasure to play and the buggies were allowed on the fairways and had GPS - although it was at times a little inconsistent with its estimations! Also the 'pro tip' for each hole was 'A Narrow Drive' - which is not often the case on the course to be honest. The closing hole is a lovely sweeping uphill par 4 to the clubhouse and in Sept the swallows are swooping low across the fairway in a quite spectacular sight of acrobatics. Its a nice course but fairly innocuous compared to the other two we played. The fairways and surrounds of the green were also very wet and to be honest 'pick and place' would not have been unexpected - they must have been watering the place for a day before we arrived. Lovely little clubhouse with loads of charm.
4 / 6
Mijas (Los Lagos)
September 14, 2011


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Los Lagos is long. It measures 6000 meters from club tees, but keep in mind that is a par 71.Mijas (Los Lagos) - Photo by reviewer Luckily the fairways are quite wide, but you still need to give the teeshot a good belt to get in range of a green in regulation. The course is located on a fairly flat area but with a nice amount of humps and bumps to make it interesting. As the name implies, there are a few waterfeatures on the course, but there is room to contend with them. Notable holes 4,5,6,12,13,14 and 18. The 14th is one of the few short par fours on the course but a wonderful challenge still, slight uphill teeshot to a dogleg left, inside sweep is heavily bunkered, and the putting surface is well defended by five bunkers. The sister, Los Olivos is not as brutal in terms of lenght, but is still a nice challenge. www.flickr.com/photos/jannor/3143130703/

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Mijas (Los Lagos)
January 01, 2011


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