UK royal Prince Andrew has revealed that he never leaves home for a trip abroad without his trusty golf clubs.
The Prince has a well-documented history with the sport, having formerly served as captain of the world famous Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews from 2002 to 2003 and having previously attended the US Open, according to the Times Online.
Prince Andrew tells the newspaper: "Yes, I travel with my clubs because there may be a time when I can play."
He adds that unfortunately his role as business ambassador for the UK does not allow him as much time as he would like for the sport, which is a popular feature of many Spanish holidays.
La Manga Club in Spain is one of Europe's most popular Spanish golf holiday destinations, and has twice been voted Europe's leading golf resort at the World Travel Awards.
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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..
Relaxing at La Manga Club
If you are looking for a holiday whereby you get the chance to really recharge your batteries, La Manga Club resort is the perfect solution, at La Manga Club, when it comes to relaxation, you can choose between 5-star hotel luxury and a goof choice of self-catering options as your accommodation. Which you plump for will depend to a large extent on whether you want to be pampered and looked after by someone else 24/7 or if you want to have the freedom to cook a meal or spark up a barbie in your own accommodation..
Hiring golf equipment at La Manga Club
If you are planning a golfing holiday at La Manga Club, you have a real treat in store for you, not only are there the three championship courses to look forward to, but there is any amount of coaching options, including the highly acclaimed golf academies to choose from.
With a broad range of flight options from the UK to Alicante and Murcia (San Javier) airport you will have a good choice of cheap airlines such as Ryanair, BMI Baby, Jet2 and easyJet to get you there in relative comfort at a price that will not break the bank..