Just a short while ago (6 weeks to be exact) the greenkeeper and his staff began removing the 17th green.
The process of enlarging the green by doubling it's original size.
Golf Las Américas has once again been named by Deportes & Business as the best course in Spain in the organisation of golf tournaments. The prize which over the last 2 years has been awarded to La Reserva de Sotogrande and La Sella was presented to Golf Las Americas at the annual lunch hosted by D & B.
How highly is Tenerife golf regarded among golfing experts? The answer is clearly very highly, the recent election of Irelands’ North and West Coast Links as European Golf Destination for 2011 by International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) was a close run thing and right there in the chasing pack of five runners up was Tenerife. The prestigious award is voted for by 1,200 golf industry representatives and was announced at the International Golf Travel Market annual conference run by Reed Exhibitions in Valencia.
The owner of the golf course decided to close the on the 15th July for the 1st time in 14 years, to carry out maintenance and course improvements. This work in progress will take 6 weeks to complete and the golf club will re-open on the 1st September, 2010.