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Sponsored by Costa Blanca Green Fee Services

Here on the Costa’s golf is one of the biggest leisure time activities for both tourists and resident alike and with this in mind we have secured the services of Mike Probert of Costa Blanca Green Fee Services to provide a weekly round up of local golfing events and topics and in conjunction with us at THE LEADER will provide discounted golf prices to all of our readers and run our golf competitions.

R&A Rule Changes for 2019

Golfers of all standards have been affected by the R&A rule changes introduced as from 1st January 2019.

Playing the local courses here in Spain I can still clearly see players still taking incorrect drops and waiting to play in order than ready golf BUT on the positive side most golfers have embraced the opportunity to putt with the flag in the hole when on the putting surface without the risk of penalty.

On the professional circuit,especially on the USPGA tour the new rules haven’t gone down too well and we have seen examples of players such as Rickie Fowler penalised for not dropping from knee height.

The biggest point of issue appears to be the following rule:

“You cannot have your caddie or your partner standing behind you once you begin taking your stance”.

A number of players have been penalised for infringing this rule (or how it is interpretted) resulting in almost a player revolt and the commissioner of the tour having to write to the players.

This will have some way to run and we will keep you updated with the outcome accordingly but meanwhile we still advise all players to recheck and apply these new rules of golf.

We at THE LEADER are committed to providing to our golfing readers affordable golf without the need to join a club or apply for a card but simply contact the number below to have instant access to discounted golf prices, many of which are exclusive to us.

The deals shown in the table are some of the best currently available to you until 28/02/19:

Golf Course Price Comments
Alenda €146 Two Players and Buggy
Alicante €154 Two Players and Buggy
Altorreal €120 Two Players and Buggy
Bonalba €130 Two Players and Buggy
Don Cayo (Altea) €114 Two Players and Buggy
El Plantio €112 Two Players and Buggy (from 12pm)
Font Del Llop €134 Two Players and Buggy 
La Finca €176 Two Players and Buggy
La Marquesa €47 Single Green Fee (from 2pm)
La Serena €52 Single Green Fee
Las Colinas €99 Single Green Fee
Las Ramblas €124 Two Players and Buggy
Lo Romero €168 Two Players and Buggy (before 10am or after 12pm)
New Sierra Golf €82 Two Green Fees and Buggy
Roda €150 Two Players and Buggy
Villamartin €142 Two Players and Buggy
Villaitana Poniente €66 Single Green Fee and Buggy
Vistabella €122 Two Players and Buggy

For Bookings and more information contact Mike at info@costa-blanca-greenfees.com or direct on 966 704 752 or 661 345 931 quoting reference LEADER.

 

 

 

 

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