Many Club Owners and guests are keen golfers. We have a plethora (Greek word meaning 'a lot') of superb Golf courses here in the south of Tenerife. A little favourite of ours for a bit of golfing fun is the Los Palos 9 hole par 3 course at Las Galletas.
For a bit of easy golfing that really assists the 'short game' Los Palos is great. It is a well kept short course with some challenging holes even for experienced golfers. It is an oasis of green in what can be quite a desert like landscape and at 15 Euros for 9 holes it's good value too.
On the left is me, Ivan and on the right is my brother Sedge (Peter) of Club Olympus. We love playing this course as time is often limited but we can whizz round here in an hour and a half. It is just wonderful playing in shorts and T-shirts all year round. Our golf is not of the highest level (it's nearer the lower levels) but we have fun and enjoy being out in the sunshine.
The dramatic Tenerife scenery surrounds the course, here in the far background you can see Mount Teide. This interesting little course is a great deal more than just a 'Pitch and Putt'. Beginners will love it and more experienced golfers also enjoy practicing here. As you can see from the shot below, Los Palos also has a terrific driving range so you can also get the 'big bats' out. There is a lovely putting green and chipping practice area with bunkers.
The Club house is a brilliant too with a well stocked bar, changing rooms, toilet and shower facilities, restaurant and Pro-shop. Parking is dead easy and it is easily accesible. All of this is a ten minute drive from Club Olympus in Garden City.
The scenery, friendly atmosphere and value for money that Los Palos offers is tremendous. Obviously there are several serious championship golf courses within minutes of Club Olympus and they are also outstanding but this remains one of our favourites.
When you are next visiting us, why not give Los Palos a try? It's one of those places where if your partner doesn't play, you can have a quick knock knowing that your partner is in a beautiful place, enjoying a drink and relaxation and you are not going to be hours!
Heads down and eyes on the ball !!