Golf NewsGolf Club News

Dear Member / Property Owner, The Desert Springs tournament and social schedule for 2007 had been designed in full consultation with the officers of the Club, to reflect the continuing interest and support shown by our property owners and members and the frequency of visits to the resort being made throughout different times of the…read more

Golf NewsProfessionals Tournament

We announced in an earlier NewsFlash that the Desert Springs Resort and Golf Club has been selected as the host venue for the 2007 Spanish Seniors and Ladies Professionals Championship. A starting field combining 80 of the best Men’s Senior and Lady professional golfers in Spain will compete over 3 days on the Indiana Course…read more

Golf NewsGOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT ‘NEWS LETTER’ APRIL 2007 Dear Member / Property Owner, Following on from the ‘The Golf Course Superintendents News Letter’ sent to you in February which was designed to keep you up to date with all of the important maintenance procedures which were scheduled to take place on The Indiana course in March,…read more

Golf NewsCaptain’s Pink Buggy

The Captain’s Drive-In at Desert Springs on the 12th April will see the launch of a new cancer awareness campaign with the un-veiling of a shocking pink golf buggy and its presentation to new Club Captain, Helen Lavis by Desert Springs Director of Golf, Simon Coaker. Helen will become Club Captain for 2007/8 on the…read more

Golf NewsLetter from your Captain

Dear Member/Property Owner, As my year as Captain is coming to a close, I would like to once again thank you for the honour bestowed and the courtesies received. Thanks also on behalf of your Committee – Freddie Beames, Helen Lavis, Roger Butters, John Rosenthal and Dennis Stafford – and my personal thanks to them…read more

Golf NewsGolf Course Maintenance

Following on from the ‘The Golf Course Superintendents News Letter’ sent to you in January which was designed to keep you up to date with all of the important maintenance procedures which were scheduled to take place on The Indiana course in February, we are pleased to be able to give you an update on…read more

Golf NewsGOLF NEWS

Desert Springs is holding its third elections amongst members to choose a Vice-Captain and two members for each of the Club’s Handicap and Competitions Committees, to take office for the period 1st April 2007 through to 31st March 2008.The closing date for all completed ‘Club Officials Election Nomination’ forms to be returned to the Club…read more

Golf NewsGolf Course Maintenance

Following on from the ‘The Golf Course Superintendents News Letter’ sent to you in December which was designed to keep you up to date with all of the important maintenance procedures which were scheduled to take place on The Indiana course in January, we are pleased to be able to give you an update on…read more

Golf NewsLadies Golf Union

The Ladies Golf Union has appointed Desert Springs Resort and Golf Club, the international award winning family leisure resort located in Almeria, South East Spain, as it’s winter training base for its’ elite GB&I Training Squad. Desert Springs provides a wide range of quality relaxation and sports facilities and exclusive luxury homes set beside the…read more

Golf NewsPro Am

Thirteen of the top players from the Ladies’ European Tour are competing in a unique Pro Am event on the Indiana course at Desert Springs in south east Spain this week.  As part of the resort’s active commitment to the progress of women’s golf, Desert Springs is playing host to a special event featuring the…read more

Golf NewsWinning Report

The Winners of the New Year Texas Scramble have just returned from a 4 day stay including and 2 rounds of golf at the Desert Spring Golf Resort in Almeria, Spain. Having arrived in the dark at the resort on Friday evening we were all intrigued to know what we would see when we woke…read more

Golf NewsGolf Vouchers

Through-out the year many of you will have played the Indiana Course and arrived at the 14th Hole, ‘Tiburon’, to be greeted by a lovely golf receptionist offering you the rare chance of doubling your money! You will have had a go at the ‘14th Hole Gamble’. A unique gamble by where it was impossible…read more

Golf NewsMadera Verde

The first Madera Verde Conference took place between 7th and 10th December, 2006 at the Desert Springs Resort and Golf Club.   As winner of the 2005 Spanish National Madera Verde Award, for its extraordinary attention and care for its natural environment, Desert Springs was also chosen to host the inaugural conference, which concerned the ways…read more

Golf NewsRyder Cup

Thursday 5th October saw the arrival at Desert Springs Resort of the Ryder Cup team of 12 golfers from Redbourn Golf Club and they were here on a mission:   To take on, and beat, 12 members of Desert Springs Golf Club in the inaugural Desert Springs Ryder Cup! The tournament commenced on Friday 6th with…read more

Golf News2007 Golf 4 All Pro-Am

The Desert Springs Resort and Golf Club is offering you the opportunity to play golf with the stars from the Ladies European Tour.  From 7th – 10th January 2007, 16 professionals from the tour will each compete with a team of three amateurs on the Indiana golf course, Europe’s only desert course, in the inaugural:…read more

Golf NewsHollow Coring Dates

In the Golf Course Superintendent’s ‘News Letter’ of February 2006, it was noted that the final phase of hollow coring on the Indiana Course for this year was scheduled for Tuesday 26th September. Please take note that this date has been brought forward and hollow coring of the greens with 13mm tines will now commence…read more

Golf NewsMadera Verde Cup

The 2006 ‘Madera Verde Conference’ that the Desert Springs Resort was to host as winner of the 2005 national prize for ‘Environmental Responsibility’, referred to in the NewsFlash, of the 19th April 2006, has now been postponed, possibly until later in this year or next. Tee times originally reserved for the golf tournament have been…read more

Golf NewsWLGU

The Welsh Ladies Under-21 Team has returned home after competing in the European Team Championships, which took place in Utrecht, Holland from 11th-15th July.   Qualifying in 8th position the team looked outstanding in their new Desert Springs’ apparel and managed to grasp the last place in the top flight. Despite the best efforts of all…read more

Golf NewsNew Practice Facility

The already fantastic practice facilities of the Desert Springs Golf Academy have recently been improved even further, with the installation of a new short game practice facility.  Located at the extreme left hand end of the driving range, the artificial surface measuring 11 metres x 3.5 metressupplied by ‘Huxley Golf’, will be reserved for the…read more

Golf NewsClub Captain’s Charity

Newly elected Club Captain, Pat Craig, in electing the charity he wishes to support during his year, has decided to continue supporting the local charity ‘Asociación de Minusválidos de Cuevas del Almanzora’. Pat stated; “Last year Freddie Beames chose this charity and considerable funds were raised for the A.M.C.A.L by the members and guests at…read more