At La Manga Club, you can really enjoy the Lee Westwood golf experience. English born Lee Westwood stands a full six feet tall and in 2013 will turn 40. With interests in cinema, snooker, cars, football and Notts Forest, there is no doubt that it is the little white ball that gets the main focus of his attention. Married with a couple of kids, Lees golfing career goes right back when he was only 13, at which point, gifted with a half set of clubs he took up the sport and very quickly went on to take the Nottinghamshire junior championship, well before he had even heard of La Manga.
Before the presence of his academy at La Manga Club, Lee’s career was developing in leaps and bounds. Things went from strength to strength for Lee, turning pro at the young age of 20, pretty much straight away after winning the British Youth Championship. With a range of trophies under his belt, won in various continents across the globe, Lee enjoys great success in his sport and is a regular face in the Ryder Cup team where he enjoys pretty much unparalleled success. It was in 2007 that he first established himself as a real force to be reckoned with in Spain however, when he took the Valle Romano Open in Andalucía. With a truly impressive track record, Lee’s career continues to go from great to even greater as each year goes by, which is why his prominence at La Manga Club is such good news for young golfers.
At La Manga Club, for budding young golfers, it’s The Lee Westwood Academy that is the jewel in its golfing crown. The Lee Westwood Academy is geared up to help young golfers develop and share the love and passion for the sport that has opened up all these doors for Lee. Established back in 2009 in the UK, Lee was instrumental in conceiving a whole new style of golf academy and continues to play a hands-on role.
Not only does The Lee Westwood Academy instruction cover the technicalities of the sport, it touches on nutrition, fitness and psychology as well as the rules and the etiquette of the game. So not only are these budding young hopefuls learning how to more effectively engage with the ball, they’re being encouraged to embrace the sport in all it’s meaning.
At La Manga Club, The Lee Westwood Junior Academy runs during the summer months and is intended to help promising young golfers learn what it takes to make a real and tangible success of the sport. Split into two age groups, the instruction is offered over a 5 day period for a couple of hours a day. The kids lucky enough to undertake this experience are led by the guiding hand of a specially selected Lee Westwood Academy coach. A great opportunity for anyone with either only a slight interest or with a passion for the sport, you don’t even need your own clubs to enjoy the experience. Clubs will be supplied to juniors who don’t bring their own, alongside up to the minute motivation and coaching.
So, if you have a budding Tiger Woods or Lee Westwood in your household, why not give them the opportunity of a lifetime at La Manga Club? It’s an experience that’ll be remembered for years to come by anyone with even the tiniest passion for the little white ball.
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La Manga Club wins further prestigious golf award
We are delighted to announce that La Manga Club has won, for the fourth year running, the prestigious Today’s Golfer Travel Award for the best golf resort in Spain. This comes as no surprise to us who are always singing the praises of our wonderful resort but what an achievement for all those who are involved in the day to day running of La Manga Club golf facilities..
Sports News at La Manga Club
As one of Europes most prestigious sporting resorts La Manga Club, set on the Costa Calida coast of Spain, La Manga Club is always playing host to a variety of golf, tennis and football tournaments. With 3 superb golf courses and state of the art golf and tennis academies there is nowhere better to host such events..
The new golf academy at La Manga Club
It is hard to imagine how the world famous golf courses and facilities at La Manga Club could be improved The three courses, the South championship course, the North and West are maintained to such an incredibly high standard and popular with visitors and owners at La Manga Club throughout the year due to its sunny all year round climate.
La Manga Club is proud to announce the opening of a brand new golf academy which has been founded by the worlds number one golf instructor and coach to countless PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA Tour and Champions Tour players, David Leadbetter..
La Manga Club: a golfing paradise
There are many, many reasons why people flock back to La Manga year after year and one of the main ones is the golf, with a choice between three stunning courses plus a pitch and putt, golfers could be forgiven for thinking they’d died and gone to golfing heaven when they touch down at La Manga Club. With a choice between the North Course, the South Course and the West Course, even during a two-week holiday you won’t tire of the challenges posed by these offerings..
Golf Holidays at La Manga Club
When it comes to organising a golf holiday, there are arguably very few better places on earth than La Manga Club and one thing that La Manga Club has in abundance that many other golf resorts simply don’t have, is plenty for non-golfers to do. Add to the three superb golf courses, the abundance of Golf Academies, the pro shop, the one to one tuition and the sunshine, the host of restaurants and bars at the 19th tee and you see why so many golfers choose La Manga Club for their golf holiday, year after year..
10 things to do at La Manga
When we decided to add 10 things to do at La Manga on our website, the challenge wasn’t what to include, it was what to leave out! There really is no end of things to do at La Manga, but here’s our Top Ten:
1 Play tennis. Of course you’re on this site because you’re a tennis fan; that goes without saying..
La Manga Club nominated for awards
If you’re thinking of visiting La Manga Club for the first time, you might well be seeking reassurance that you’re making the right decision. Although tennis players and non tennis players alike, go back year after year, and the quality of the facilities speak for themselves, there’s no getting away from the fact that the awards that this resort has won, pretty much left, right and centre, may just be the reassurance you’re looking for..
Packing for your La Manga Club holiday
If you are at the stage of making your list of what to pack to go on holiday to La Manga Club, you are sure to be excited. The thought of your holiday being so close is the ideal way to get through those last few days at work, when everyone seems to find something extra for you to get done before you go..
Last minute checklist for La Manga Club
There is always a last minute rush when it comes to holidays, no matter how organised you are, there always seems to be something which slips the net. Irrespective of how many lists you create marked Our La Manga Club Holiday, you are almost certain to be rushing around trying to buy, or organise something at the last minute..
The golf dress code at La Manga Club
La Manga Club truly is a great place to enjoy a golfing break, with its three championship courses and its great climate, even the most discerning golfer will enjoy a stay at this exclusive resort. No matter whether you are golfing alone, as a couple or as a group, however, when you plan your stay at La Manga, its worth bearing in mind the golf dress code, so you can make sure you pack everything you need..