The course, par 72, was designed by the renowned U.S. architect Mr. Rees Jones in collaboration with Seve Ballesteros. From the black tees, the 7,498 yards of Golf Santander make it the longest golf course in Spain and one of the longest in Europe, extremely demanding and an excellent test for even the best professionals. The right balance between the skill of the player and the difficulty of the course is achieved by including numerous tee-off platforms (up to 8 per hole), where the six tees are located (score card).
The golf course get the 8th position as best golf course in Spain, which repeats at the head of a classification that produces every two years, Golf Digest magazine. Best golf courses in 205 countries.
- Golf Digest: 100 Best Courses Outside the United States 2009
- Golf World UK : Top 100 European Courses 2009