Monte Mayor Golf & Country Club in Benahavis, Malaga, Spain, is probably one of the toughest courses in Europe. Set in the mountains of Benahavis, the course is one of the most spectacular golf courses on the Costa del Sol. Designed by José Cancedo the course was inaugurated in 1989, its fairways wind through dramatic gullies, cascading waterfalls, ravines and gullies and offers superb views from almost anywhere on the course.
Measuring 5345 meters this par 71 golf course nestles perfectly in the natural location created by the Serrania de Ronda mountain range and has a captivating natural beauty which inspires many a golfing enthusiast from around the world. Monte Mayor should be played with strategy. The best advice which could be given to players, who play the course for the 1st time, is to forget about the score. Just learn it. This is the best way to enjoy this course forever.
The valley in which Monte Mayor is laid out, clings to the slope of Monte Mayor. The ruins of a 10th Century Moorish Fort, crown the summits of Monte Mayor. The excellent quality of greens combined with the natural beauty of the surroundings will make your round of golf an unforgettable experience.
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