Designed by the highly respected Spanish European Seniors Tour Golfer, Manuel Piñero, La Serena sits beside the Mar Menor approximately 5 minutes from the San Javier airport at Murcia. La Serena is an 18 hole, par 72, 6168m traditionally styled course with Mediterranean features and is not too long but don't be fooled by that. With the typical Levante winds blowing and a massive amount of water hazards on 16 of the 18 holes, this course will test you for precise golf shots and skill using most, if not all, of the clubs in your bag. Accuracy from the tee is essential as a loose shot will be punished by the course that has scores of strategically placed bunkers, desert areas and water all the way to the green. There is a good birdie chance on the par 5, 7th hole if you manage to place your tee shot between the bunkers on both sides of the fairway giving the player a chance to hit the green in 2 and a shot at birdie. The difficult par 4, 8th hole - usually playing into the wind and hopefully avoiding the large lake that protects the green to the right. The par 4, 14th another difficult hole with water stretching all the way to the green together with several bunkers and Out of Bounds to the left.
La Serena has a large Club House over two floors. On the First Floor you will find the restaurant with its A la Carte Menu, bar & cafeteria, open terraces with views overlooking the course and Mar Menor. Ground floor houses the changing rooms, storage areas, caddy master and pro shop where you can arrange for lessons at the golf academy or the rental of a buggy or electric trolley. Externally there is a driving range with an approach area and putting green.
2017: Hollow Tining - 4th September