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

Golf NewsCaptain’s Drive-In

Pat Craig will officially take over the reigns from Freddie Beames as Club Captain on 1st April 2006, but it is two weeks after this date, that he is looking forward to just as much.  On Friday 14th April Pat will host ‘The Captain’s Drive In’ on the Indiana Course at the Desert Springs Resort…read more

Golf NewsNew Tournament

Desert Springs is happy to announce that it will host the Play Golf Tournament on the Indiana Course on Saturday 24th June 2006.  PLAY GOLF is a magazine published by Call & Play, which distributes the magazine to its 28,000 members, plus affiliated golf clubs, every 3 months. The tournament, jointly hosted by Desert Springs,…read more

Golf NewsGolf Shop

The Spring/Summer 2006 collection of Polo Ralph Lauren clothing is now on display and available for purchase from the Golf Boutique! The new seasons Menswear combines the finest quality materials with a classic fashion style that makes Ralph Lauren one of the most popular choices of clothing for both the golf course and the clubhouse.…read more

Golf NewsInter-Club Challenge

Desert Springs Golf Club! Valle del Este Golf Club! Cortijo Grande Golf Club! Lorca Golf Society! Badgers Golf Society! Sorbas Canyons Golf Club! Who has the best golfers? I am confident that the answer is Desert Springs Golf Club, but now you have the chance to prove me correct.  On Saturday 20th May, fourteen players…read more

Golf NewsRyder Cup Match

The 2005 promotion of the Desert Springs Resort and Golf Club included presentations to golf clubs in the UK.  Many of their members have since visited on golfing holidays and our relationship with these clubs has strengthened.  To provide for some fun out of this for our own Members, we have challenged them to a…read more

Golf NewsGolf Professional

It is a great privilege to announce that Christine Langford will be joining Head Golf Professional, Colin White, as a Resident Teaching Professional at the Desert Springs Golf Academy. During her 30 years as a golf professional, Chris has played on the USLPGA, Japanese LPGA and South East Asia Tour and was a founder member…read more


Desert Springs is holding its second 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 2006 through to 31st March 2007.The closing date for all completed ‘Club Officials Election Nomination’ forms to be returned to the Club…read more