Villamartin Golf Course, Orihuela Costa
The magnificent Villamartin Golf Course on the Orihulea Costa was constructed and built by Mr. Putmann and opened in June 1972
Villamartin is situated on the southernmost tip of the Costa Blanca and (therefore) boasts one of the healthiest climates in Europe. For this reason, the area has become the centre of a thriving holiday industry based on family owned (property) properties. The area has many sandy beaches and there are a large selection of bars and restaurants offering many styles of cuisine. Villamartin Golf Course is located only a short drive away from the excellent Campoamor Golf Course on the Orihuela Costa.
Villamartin Golf Course Characterisitcs
Villamartin Golf Club hosted the 1994 Mediterranean Open which was won by Jose Maria Olazabal after an exciting play-off with Paul McGinley. The course has an exciting design and many challenges. The course is par 72 and the length is 6132 meters from the white tees, 6037 from yellow, and 5259 from red. (Hole 17 counts as a signature hole and is a par 3 with more than 200m from the back tee. A deep ravine is collecting many balls, and an extremely undulated green will be a challenge to most players). Hole 17 is the Par 3 signature hole with a demanding 200m carry off the back tee onto an extremely undulating green. The shot from the tee crosses a deep tree lined ravine that protects the hole and presents a challenge to most players.
The course is very diverse and unlike many other courses in this part of Spain, none of the holes are equal. One of the challenges is the many old pine and olive trees. Regardless of the challenges one can, from several of the holes, enjoy the beautiful view over the Mediterranean Sea. Villamartin golf course has a character that creates a desire to play it again and again.
The existing Clubhouse is being renovated with extended terraces and garaging for buggies, along with new Male and Female locker rooms. The buildings follow the original Moorish style with ceramic tiles. From the new terrace you will be able to wine & dine and enjoy a magnificent view over the 18th hole with its green directly in front of the terrace.