Hacienda Riquelme is just one of the six famous golf courses within the Nicklaus Golf Trail here in Murcia. In addition to the courses at La Torre, Mar Menor, Hacienda, La Torre Sur and Condado de Alhama providing you with a great all round golfing experience. Living up to every golfers dream, these courses are exclusively unique making sure they test your skill, technique and accuracy.
Hacienda Riquelme is an 18 hole, par 72 course with a total distance of 6416m situated in an impressive 1.353.000 metre squared resort between the mountains and Sucina, a beautiful area that has been designated a regional natural park. The course has been designed to keep the natural look of the area, with the course weaving its way through wildflowers , olive trees and 5 lakes. Hacienda Riquelme is one of the most unique courses along the Nicklaus Golf Trail. With numerous subtle random contours featured on the green, putting is challenging. The wider than average fairways allow all golf players a great opportunity to play, with plenty of room across the contoured greens.
Setting Hacienda Riquelme apart from the other courses is the unique bunkering. The numerous amount of large rugged bunkers are deep with sand of up to three metres. Jagged cut edges add further difficulty to the rugged nature of the latest variety of Paspalum grass which has a high saline tolerance. This leads the grass to stay in tip top condition with less water.
If visiting the region of Murcia to play golf it must be added to the list as a “must play”!