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La Manga Club Golf Academy in Spain

Have you ever thought about taking up golf or improving your game?

One of the best equipped golf academies in Europe, La Manga Club Academy of Golf offers you the ideal combination of superb practice facilities, high-tech stroke analysis and, most importantly, a friendly and experienced team of pros, plus, of course, the mild and sunny Costa Calida weather!

La Manga Club Academy of Golf caters for all levels of ability, from beginner through to intermediate and advanced. PGA-qualified golf professionals guide participants through five mornings of instruction, and their enthusiasm and friendliness make each lesson relaxed, fun and informative. Our five-day Academy courses will help you improve every aspect of your game, from basic skills, tips and match play tactics to golf etiquette and selecting equipment.

The Academy takes place Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Private lessons are available from 12:00 noon. Advance reservations are essential.

Academy Facilities

La Manga Club's highly successful Academy of Golf has just been completely refurbished, extended and re-equipped with the very latest computerised, digital coaching technology, designed not only to meet golfers' sporting needs but also to provide a lively social hub for the Academy.

The new Academy building features its own Academy Reception, where specialist staff will be able to provide advice, and a large lounge, where you can meet up, talk, have a drink or simply watch the latest tour action on TV in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Also new are two indoor teaching studios with computer analysis, 21 outdoor tees for the exclusive use of La Manga Academy students (apart from the main, 60-bay driving range) and a Ping Fitting Centre where clients will receive expert assessment on their golfing equipment needs.

Coaching Technology

La Manga Club Academy of Golf has recently been re-equipped with V1, the world's most advanced computerised video analysis system. Under the expert guidance of their teaching professionals, V1 analysis will give you a new insight into your game and help you correct those irritating faults. Amongst other features, the V1 digital swing analysis system offers you:

Unlike most earlier systems, your swing will be filmed by not one but two cameras (one facing, the other down the line), providing immediate feedback from all angles. The superb quality of the digital reproduction enables the pro to identify even the very slightest deviation from the perfect. The system also allows the flight of the ball to be recorded, which means that you can see not just the movement of the swing but also, more importantly, the result of your action on the ball.

Meet the Pros

Whatever the technology, at the end of the day it is the quality and dedication of the coaching staff that will make the difference to your game. At La Manga Club, their PGA-qualified pros will share with you their first-hand knowledge, experience and advice and inspire you with their enthusiasm so that you will not only learn a lot, but also have a great time doing so.

There are never more than six students to one professional, ensuring personal attention no matter how much or how little golfing experience you have.

Calvin O'Carroll Qualified member of the British PGA – Class AA

  • Qualified 1997
  • Joined La Manga Club: 1998

Putting has no secrets for Calvin, who will teach you the techniques of putting, the types of putter and their use and, last but not least, how to read the greens.


Javier Garralón Qualified member of the Spanish PGA – Maestro

  • Qualified 1990
  • Joined La Manga Club: 1995

Javier tackles some of the most technical aspects of golf: the short game, approach shots and bunker techniques.


Angel Luis Saura Qualified member of the Spanish PGA

  • Qualified 2000
  • Joined La Manga Club: 1999

The youngest of the team, Angel Luis is responsible for 'tackling the green' and 'chipping and pitching', two aspects of the game that can give you a critical advantage over your opponents.

Practice Facilities

Located beside the La Manga Golf Clubhouse, their training and practice facilities are second to none and provide a comprehensive short-game facility including:

Private Tuition

If you can't make a full five-day Academy course, or are looking for the unique personal attention that one-to-one coaching provides, you can book private lessons with one of their resident professionals.

Private tuition can last for 30 minutes or one hour and usually takes place in the afternoon and at weekends.

La Manga Club Academy of Golf

Recognised as one of the leaders in golf instruction, the La Manga Club Academy of Golf instructors will improve your golf game for sure. Whether you are a total beginner or a tour professional, we can help you. By incorporating a blend of computerised video analysis (V1 Digital Coaching System) and traditional teaching methods, in a fun but professional atmosphere, our professional team will improve your golf.

Make use of our EXPLANAR Golf Training System for both adults and children and TURN YOUR SWING THOUGHTS INTO SWING FEELINGS.

We offer a selection of different courses for adult golfers of all abilities.

Specialist academies for children are available during school holidays.

Professional Club fitting available.