Mallorca venue recognised for outstanding customer service and presentation as director of grounds is named ‘Greenkeeper of the Year’ Club de Golf Alcanada is celebrating milestone success after the popular Mallorca venue earned the distinguished ‘Gold Flag’ for the fifth consecutive year at this month’s 59club Europe Service Excellence Awards. Recognising consistently outstanding customer service, […]


The Rolex Challenge Tour Grand Final supported by The R&A has been confirmed to return to Club de Golf Alcanada in 2024, just days after this year’s dramatic event came to a close. Alcanada has become a home for the Challenge Tour’s season finale in recent years, first hosting the event in 2019 and again […]

The origin of golf terms

Golf is a sport that has gained many followers in recent years. Traditionally it has been considered an elitist sport, although the great diversity and offer of golf courses in Majorca and in the rest of the national territory, has meant that more and more people have access, and from earlier ages. If golf is […]

5 Tips that will help you play better golf

The first times we step on a golf course, everything seems like an odyssey to us, we see the most experienced golfers with handicaps that seem impossible, while we do not even know how to take the club correctly and our swing has much to improve. But stress is unnecessary, we have all been there […]

What is the stance in golf and how can you improve it

Stance is the position the player takes in front of the ball before making the stroke. A good positioning gives us stability and is characterized by keeping the back straight, the knees slightly flexed and the feet separated with the ball between them. This characteristic position that golfers acquire before examining their swing is known […]

How temperature affects the trajectory of the golf ball

This time we are going to talk about a subject that the most experienced golfers already master perfectly, but that, when we start, we tend to always overlook it. And there are a number of external factors that affect the trajectory of the golf ball. It is not enough that your swing is perfect, you […]

Alcanada Golf receives the “Gold Flag” of 59Club

At Club de Golf Alcanada, one of the most acclaimed golf courses in Majorca, we are proud to be able to share this great news with you. For yet another year, Alcanada has once again received one of the industry’s great awards in this sector, the 59club Gold Flag. This award of high international recognition […]

Alcanada true to its commitment to quality

Due to continuous improvement and the effort of the entire Alcanada team to always offer the best service, for yet another year, our golf course in Majorca has obtained the “Q” certificate for Tourist Quality. This certification must be renewed every year after passing an extensive audit by ICTE (Institute for Spanish Tourist Quality), in […]

Keys to having double fun playing golf

Any golfer has ever fallen into one of the most serious mistakes we can make on the green: Obsessing with winning, improving and lowering the handicap, forgetting the only important thing, having a great time and enjoying golf as you really deserve! And this goes further: Enjoying golf is not only a must to be […]

What is the slope and how does it affect your flight distance in golf?

The distance your ball travels after hitting depends on multiple factors, including the unevenness of the green. If these terms sound like Chinese, don’t worry! Here we explain what is the difference in altitude, what is the flight distance and how to take advantage of them to make more accurate shots when you play on […]