The official opening of the Condado De Alhama golf club house took place yesterday afternoon. It was a big day for Condado marked with a visit from the Mayor of Alhama de Murcia, Alfonso Ceron Fernando Morales, along with the director general of tourism, Enrique Ujaldón and the hosts of the event, Henry Smith, CEO of IRM, the course owner and Luis Vierna, Managing Director of Golf. They all attended and staged the inaugural opening of the Club House which is a decisive commitment of the IRM group on alhameño territory, specifically Condado de Alhama.
During the speeches it was said that, Alhama Signature Golf is, according to experts of the sport, not only the best course in the region of Murcia, but is in fact one of the top three golf courses in the whole of Spain.
The golf course, was designed and signed personally by Jack Nicklaus, and is currently visited by more than 20,000 players per year of which more than 70% come from other European countries.
The Director of Golf Management, noted that in the past few days the sports director of the BBC played at Condado De Alhama and has sent a letter to their company congratulating them on the golf course.
The representative of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism highlighted in his speech the success of the region with golf tourism, this he says was evidenced by the number of tourists involved in golf and the increasing numbers visiting the area as the area of Murcia becomes more known around Europe.
Meanwhile, the Mayor of Alhama stressed in his speech the importance of Alhama de Murcia as a tourist destination. The local Consistory is working hard to put the municipality on the map as a preferred place for tourism.
The mayor listed some of the major tourist areas and monuments that Alhama offers to achieve excellence in tourism.
He noted that 20% of the natural areas of the Region of Murcia are within the territory of Alhama de Murcia, including much of the Espuña national park. The Consistory is working to give respect and value to our natural resources. We are offering all types of sports in the areas provided. We have a very successful hiking program of the five natural areas that have been well visited.
Furthermore, the restoration of the castle of Alhama (S. XI and XVI), originally from between XI and XVI centuries that its peculiarities, is one of the highlights of the region, next to the Archaeological Museum Los Baños where you can find the remains of the Roman Bath resort of the nineteenth century, for the visitor to Alhama it is an important cultural and monumental tour.
Moreover, the Consistory is working to add value to its hot springs with mineral characteristics that, in their day, attracted famous personalities like Nobel laureate Ramon y Cajal. The City already has 9 of the 12 analysed, a necessary step to tender the construction of a large mineral springs resort.
These are all supported by private initiatives, Alhama Signature Golf Golf being one, and other initiatives that will be presented to you in coming months, all together make Alhama de Murcia a place of excellence and a place that is full of opportunities.
The afternoon was a memorable event for the Condado De Alhama and although the residents and visitors didn´t come to take part, the atmosphere was full of optimism for the resort and the golf course. The afternoon ended with a presentation of golf by Global Golf.
The Speeches were followed by a golf presentation by Global Golf
The weather is perfect for golf now with daytime temperatures in the mid 20´s, if you don´t play golf, holidays to Murcia this time of year give you a wonderful opportunity to get out and discover the wonderful surroundings of Alhama De Murcia and the city of Murcia.
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