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Exit A-7 Fuengirola-Coín. At the roundabout, take the 5th exit onto A-7053/Camino de Coín. The course is about 3.5 kms from the highway. Mijas Golf

Hotel Byblos

Marbella

AP-7 Motorway

Malaga

Marbella

A-7 (N-340)

Malaga Km 210

Mijas Golf

Km 209

Los Olivos, also designed by Trent Jones and built by Cabell Robinson, opened in 1984. Los Olivos complements Los Lagos, but offers a tighter challenge. This par 70 course measures 6386 yards (5840 metres) was completely refurbished by Cabell Robinson during the season 2000-2001, following Trent Jones’ original design concept. Los Olivos 18 holes, Par 70 • 5840 • 5562 • 4880 Hole Par

MTS

Hole Par

MTS

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

301 392 156 306 375 162 309 170 479

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

507 317 362 296 162 401 130 316 421

4 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 5

5 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 5

The main feature which distinguishes this course from the other is the abundance of trees – hence the name – and its smaller size, as well as fewer water hazards. The greens are smaller, undulating and well defended.The Club House is an old Andalusian cortijo (farmhouse), and

beside it, one can feel the continual buzz on the terraces of the Restaurant, where the variety of clientele can be noticed; Mijas Golf has managed to mix, with success, the residents on the area with visitors from all over the world. Signature Holes: The 2nd is a long par 4 for high handicappers. Perhaps best to play as a par 5, watch that bunker on the right. It is a long second shot to the green. Keep to the right. The 8th might be the most difficult par 3 on the course but the par three 14th. is not too far behind. All the problems here are on the left side of the green. Safe shot is short or to the right of the green.

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