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like Their Majesties the King and Queens’ International Cup, the Spanish Open, the Nations’ Cup and the World Cup. The Spanish Open held in 1987 was won brilliantly by Nick Faldo, followed by Severiano Ballesteros, only two strokes behind, with the latter beating the course record with 64 strokes in the Pro Am played the day before the competition. In 1989 the World Cup was held at Las Brisas for the second time and won by the Australian team, lead by Peter Fowler and Wayne Grady, with the Spanish team formed by José María Cañizares and José María Olazabal as runners up. During these years Las Brisas attained excellent sporting results with its teams and representatives, especially within Andalucía. Apart from playing host to the best golfers in the world, numerous personalities and celebrities have visited the Club. In 1970

Prince Rainier, Princess Grace of Monaco and Karim Aga Khan attended the inauguration Gala at which a young Julio Iglesias sang. Liza Minelli and Bing Crosby were amongst the celebrities who have been at Las Brisas. The relationship between the Spanish Royal Family and the Club is particularly noteworthy: Their Majesties the King and the Queen visited when they were heirs to the throne. The father of the King, D. Juan de Borbón, the Count of Barcelona, played and visited on numerous occasions, accepting the position of Honorary President of the Club for life and instituting the annual competition which bears his name. On the 23rd of May 1995 His Majesty the King, D. Juan Carlos I, granted Las Brisas the right to use the Royal prefix in recognition of its brilliant past and promising future. Royal Las Brisas is very much in demand as a members Club, not least for the fact that the golf course averages less than 100 players per day throughout the year, thus guaranteeing easy tee time reservation and probably the quickest average time for a round of golf on the whole coast.

Memberships available now The private status of Real Club de Golf Las Brisas allows very few visitors green fees. With around 1,225 members made up of over 30 different nationalities, Real Club de Golf Las Brisas has a warm and vibrant social scene which is enhanced by superb facilities. Recently renovated to the highest standards, the club features all the comforts expected of a modern golf club. The Restaurant and bar cater for a wide range of tastes, with both indoor and alfresco dining courtesy of a large terrace which overlooks the golf course. The exceptionally well stocked Golf Shop is managed by Golf ‘us, who bring their experience from over 60 outlets across Europe. Security is of paramount importance to the members of RCG Las Brisas. CCTV is employed in the ample car parking areas and is complemented by a card entry system for the members car park and locker rooms.

“Every course should be challenging, but it always should be fun to play.” Robert Trent Jones Senior

Real Club de Golf Las Brisas Apdo. de Correos nº 147 29660 Nueva Andalucía Tel.: (+34) 952 813 021 Fax: (+34) 952 815 518 info@realclubdegolflasbrisas.com www.realclubdegolflasbrisas.com

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