Golf courses in MajorcaDesigned by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr, Club de Golf Alcanada’s 18-hole course opened in 2003. Situated in the northern part of the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, Alcanada is located right by the sea and the 6,499-metre lay-out blends naturally into the typical Mallorcan landscape. The club takes its name from a nearby island just off the shore which, complete with its own lighthouse, can be seen from most of the holes. Apart from the splendid sea view, players are surrounded by pine and olive groves throughout their round and, even though a young course, Alcanada is already recognised by a number of well known golf magazines and golf guides as one of the finest courses in Spain and Europe — including being named the best course in Europe by leading German magazine Golf Journal for the fourth year in a row in 2012.
Most of the people are fascinated with golf courses in Majorca and if, by chance, you are not it merely means you must come to know our spot. This is a gorgeous place where you will feel like in the heaven surrounded by pine and olive trees with an astonishing view of the mountains or the Mediterranean Sea.
Alcanada is one of the best golf courses in Majorca. It was designed by the famous architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. and opened its doors to the public in 2003. This 18-hole field, with a 6,499 m of lay-out is located to the island northern part and plenty of beautiful scenery. The name was taken from an adjoining islet which has a picturesque lighthouse.
It is among the greatest golf courses in Spain and furthermore, Europe even it can still be considered as a young option. The proof is that we have been recognized and mentioned by excellent reputation magazines and international guides for years. Our original intention was to be a challenge to experienced golfers but the field has demonstrated to be suitable for beginners and intermediate players too.
Alcanada is on the golf courses in Majorca top list
The whole golf courses in Majorca enjoy the mild Mediterranean weather which allows playing from January to December. There is a high and low season, but each of them is perfect to practice this superb sport, good for physical, mental and social health. Nonetheless, we offer you the finest facilities, the paramount attention and the optimum prices to make your experience unforgettable.
Our course has 18 holes, par 72, which you can go walking or by buggy, in any case you will be delighted by all nature is giving to the mankind in the largest Balearic Island, besides our deluxe services. Our academy provides individual or group training adjusted according to your expertise level. In our well-stocked pro shop you will get everything needed during your time here.
Finally, we can talk about our restaurant and its dazzling terrace, an exquisite venue to taste delicious local and international cuisine plus a magnificent sight of the surroundings. Would you like to know the green fees in the outstanding among the golf courses in Majorca? Tour our website and discover more details.
Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is a noted golf course architect. He is the son of legendary golf course designer Robert Trent Jones and the brother of golf course designer Rees Jones. Born July 24, 1939 in Montclair, New Jersey, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. joined his father’s firm, Robert Trent Jones Incorporated, and rose to become vice-president of the company before assuming control of west coast operations in 1962.
In the 1960s, he began designing courses on his own and formed his own company, Robert Trent Jones II, and he has designed or remodelled more than 250 golf courses during his career.
His masterpieces include Alcanada, which Trent Jones designed on behalf of owner Hans Peter Porsche in the late 1990s. The course opened in 2003 after three years of construction and is now considered one of the best in Europe.
Jones, who continues to design courses and currently lives in California, has also published a book, Golf Design, created to help players understand the design of the golf courses.