Finca Cortesín is an internationally renowned golf resort situated in the peaceful town of Casares, just 1,500m from the coast. Not only has the course hosted three editions of the Volvo World Match Play Championship as part of the European Tour, it has also been listed as one of the top five golf courses in Spain by specialist industry publications, including Golf World and Golf Digest. Finca Cortesin promises one of the most exciting golf experiences in Spain and arguably in Europe. In this post, we’re going to take a look around the course.
Extending for 215 hectares across the local naturescape, Finca Cortesin offers a number of distinct areas: an award-winning luxury hotel, exceptional residential area, a golf course (which is set to host an international tournament), an extraordinary spa, fitness club, beach club and shopping centre.
Finca Cortesin is a 6,736m long course comprising 18 diverse holes that promise all levels of player a great game. The greens underwent a comprehensive upgrade in 2017. The course is famed for this exceptional renovation and its challenging design, which is also a treat for the eyes. The maintenance of the fairways and greens is excellent and the landscaping mirrors the local scenery with no fewer than 20 native plants integrated into the course.
The 18 holes are defined by their variety: at Finca Cortesin no two holes are alike, making for an interesting and entertaining game. The course was designed by Cabell B. Robinson, a world-class architect who worked with Robert Trent Jones Inc. for many years.