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TOP GOLF TIPS FOR WHEN THINGS DON’T GO QUITE AS PLANNED

Lets face it – golf is one of the world’s most unpredictable games. Even the pros find themselves having to hook a ball out of the water; discover they’ve broken their best putting club or that they’ve run out of tees. 

RIO REAL INTRODUCES DYNAMIC GOLF PRICING

At last! Golfers take complete control of how much they pay for a round of golf. Río Real Golf has introduced the first dynamic golf pricing system in Spain allowing players to choose exactly how much they pay for a game. For the first time ever, golfers get to call all the shots on green fees.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GETTING A GOLF HANDICAP

One of the joys of playing golf is that every player in a round is equal. No matter your level or proficiency, everyone plays on the same terms and all thanks to a handicap. In this article, we look at this unique system of leveling the game, describe how to get a handicap and most importantly of all, improve on it.

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BEHIND THE SCENES AT RIO REAL – A HOTEL WHERE YOU FEEL AT HOME

There’s no shortage of choice when it comes to hotels on the Costa del Sol. Europe’s favourite holiday destination has lots of accommodation options, but in how many do you truly feel at home? Río Real Hotel is one of them, offering an experience that goes far beyond just bed and board. 

10 MUST-FOLLOW RULES OF GOLF ETIQUETTE

Golf probably has more rules than any other game. Not for nothing is the sport known as the Game of Kings and as such, comes with plenty of guidelines golfers need to follow. Some involve being courteous to other players, some affect your dress and others are straight forward rules of the game. In this article, we outline ten aspects of golf etiquette that you must follow when you’re on the course.

4 COSTA DEL SOL FESTIVALS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS THIS SUMMER

Most resorts on the Costa del Sol have a year-round calendar of events, but during the summer months they come into their own. Balmy evenings and clear skies make it a perfect time for open air concerts given by the world’s very best artists across the whole range of music and dance types. Read on to discover four Costa del Sol festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer. 

 

10 MUST-FOLLOW GOLF INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS

Golf is very visual so one of the best social media platforms for the game is Instagram. Pictures and videos on the network can showcase players, golf courses, tournaments, accessories and of course, golf shots themselves. 

WATER FEATURES AT RÍO REAL GOLF COURSE

The best golf courses make the most of their natural terrain and bring out the natural features along their 18 holes. At Río Real golf course, water forms part and parcel of the landscape, and designer Javier Arana knew exactly how to use this to test the golfer’s skill. In this article, we take a look at the unique water features at Rio Real and the challenges they offer players.

WHERE TO SEE THE BEST ART ON THE COSTA DEL SOL

As well as sun, sea, sand and of course golf, the Costa del Sol has lots to offer. Over the last ten years this part of southern Spain has made something of a name for itself in the world of art. Some world-class museums are located here and they’re not all in Malaga. Read on to discover the best place to see art on the Costa del Sol.

6 WAYS TO USE YOUR MIND TO PLAY BETTER GOLF

Golf counts as one of the most challenging sports around. It’s also one of the most enjoyable even if it does come with some very frustrating moments. Learning to play better golf is a continual learning curve. But as well as plenty of practice and good equipment you can also use your mind to up your game. In this article, we look at six ways to play better golf using your mind.
 

VUELTA A ESPAÑA 2018 BIKE RACE COMES TO MARBELLA THIS SUMMER

Fans of the best sporting events are in for a treat this summer when the Vuelta de España 2018 bike races comes to Marbella. For the seventh time in the history of the race, the Costa del Sol resort will host the cyclists in their bid for sporting glory. And yet again, the iconic seafront promenade in Marbella and Puerto Banús will be the backdrop.

10 THINGS TO DO IN MARBELLA THIS SPRING

Wondering whether to take a break in Marbella this spring?

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RIO REAL – LOVE AND CREATIVITY ON A PLATE

One of the highlights at Rio Real Hotel is its food. Whether you’re dining in the restaurant, lunching on the Club House terrace or enjoying a room service snack in your hotel room, you’re guaranteed a foodie experience to remember. Not for nothing does the restaurant  rank as one of the best places to eat in Marbella.

TOP 7 GOLF QUOTES

Hitting a ball round a course and getting it in 18 holes might sound like a doddle, but in reality golf is a hugely complex game. So challenging that even the greatest players have their moments of doubt, lack of confidence and less than great play. As a result, golf is one of the world’s most frustrating but most inspirational sports and to inspire you, we’ve put together seven of the best golf quotes from seven of the best golfers ever.

IRONMAN COMES TO MARBELLA

Hot on the heels of the first round of the Davis Cup played between Spain and Great Britain, Marbella prepares itself for yet another world-class sporting event. Next on the agenda is considerably more demanding – Ironman Marbella takes places on 29 April.

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