A very challenging layout cut through a valley of mountainous terrain which could be described as target golf or bust! Many holes are played from elevated tees and require a well struck shot to a plateau fairway or green. Monte Mayor golf course employ’s a fairly lenient local rule which allows any lost ball to be considered as in the water hazard, and as the majority of holes are over or around gullies, ravines and winding streams this is right decision. The greens at Monte Mayor golf course are small and hard to find in regulation but regarded by many golfers on the Costa del Sol as some of the best putting surfaces in Spain. Monte Mayor golf course is a course loved by many and loathed by few; whatever your opinion it is a golf course to experience at least once as it is unique in so many ways.