Club Captain


It is a pleasure for me to be your Captain this year at Desert Springs and to represent you during the period 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013 and welcome all our Members and Owners to enjoy their golf and social events.

Firstly I would like to introduce you our committee for this year:

Vice-Captain   Richard Dunphy
Treasurer   Martin McLellan
Handicap Committee   Paul Taylor
Handicap Committee   Lynne Taylor
Competitions Committee   Gerard Ulijin
Competitions Committee   Michael Wherlock
Advisory committee member and past Captain   Wikkie de Graaf

With their knowledge and help and your participation in the tournaments I am sure the year is going to be a successful one. Our next committee meeting is scheduled on 12th April 2012 and any suggestions from you would be appreciated.

Our Charities this year are as follows:

  1. Asociación de Minusválidos de Cuevas del Almanzora
  2. Programa de Educación para Iberoamérica

We start with four very important Competitions during APRIL

  • The Easter Cup ? Sunday – 8th.
  • The Club Championship & Handicap Salver – Tuesday and Wednesday ? 10th & 11th.
  • The Captain´s Drive-In ? Friday -13th.
  • The Indiana Masters – Saturday and Sunday ? 21st & 22nd.

Social Events:

  • The Club Championship ? 10th & 11th April. Prize giving and Honors Dinner on Thursday 12th, at El Torrente Restaurant.
  • The Captain?s Drive-in – 13th April. This year theme will be the 2012 London Olympics. Come and represent your country before you attend The Beatles Party at the Crocodile Club. You can imagine what it will look like so come and join me for a good time back in the 60´s!


  • Traditional Spanish Bullfighting Show ? 14th April. The animal will not be hurt at anytime, so book at the Golf Reception.
  • 11 am in Uleila del Campo (nearby Sorbas). Bus will leave the Resort at 10:30 am.
  • Welcome Tapas, BBQ and Paella with Wine and Sangria.
  • A Professional Bullfighter will be performing and assisting those brave enough to give it a go!
  • The Indiana Masters ? 22nd April. Prize giving and Menu del Día at El Torrente Restaurant.

Looking forward to seeing you all at Desert Springs,
Sergio Saavedra ? Club Captain


For further information contact: Sergio Saavedra
Telephone: +34 649 957 522