The Beautiful Barcelona Golf Resort Where One Professional Golfer Built Her Career

Golf Digest heads to a beautiful Barcelona golf resort, Club De Golf Terramar, to experience the impeccable service that this course provides, as well as hear the story of a nearly lifetime member, and now-professional golfer, Camilla Hedberg.

Released on 3/14/2016

Transcript

00:01
This is the only game that you play
00:05
alone against the ball.
00:07
(upbeat music)
00:21
We are in Terramar Golf Club in Sitges.
00:24
It is one of the most beautiful golf clubs in Barcelona,
00:27
located in the Mediterranean.
00:29
It's a beautiful place, and the course,
00:31
it's for all kind of golfers.
00:33
It's good weather all year round.
00:40
I'm a 22-year-old professional golfer,
00:43
and I've been golfing here since I was five years old.
00:46
I love Club de Golf Terramar,
00:49
because it's such a pleasant golf course,
00:51
and it's right by the ocean.
00:55
Camilla was champion of Spain two years consecutive.
01:00
It's very very impressive.
01:04
Nice.
01:05
Thank you.
01:07
Your mother said you must be crazy
01:09
to make her a member of this club.
01:11
So young, she can't play golf yet.
01:13
I said, don't worry, she will play very good
01:16
in a few years.
01:19
Camilla is kind of a star in the club
01:21
because since she was young she was playing golf,
01:25
and she became a professional golfer.
01:28
It means that if you work hard
01:30
and train and focus on your goals,
01:32
it's possible to achieve the dream.
01:59
We always came here and just like
02:01
spend the afternoon here, spend the morning here
02:03
with the family or with friends.
02:06
And that was lots of fun for sure.
02:08
It's where I started and where I grew up.
02:10
From very very young, I started playing
02:13
with some plastic clubs, and then eventually playing
02:15
with other members of my age,
02:18
little kids running around here on the golf course
02:20
and just practicing and playing.
02:22
If it wasn't for this course, I might never
02:23
have tried playing golf, who knows.
02:26
Try to imagine the shot.
02:28
The thing is, you know exactly where you wanna send
02:31
the ball and how you want to do it.
02:33
After that, you never know.
02:35
You never know.
02:38
When members and players come here, you spend all day.
02:42
People is coming not for business.
02:45
They're coming for relax.
02:47
And it's fantastic to see some people
02:49
that when you see them in Barcelona,
02:51
they're all the week working, and when they come here,
02:54
after 18 holes, looking for a beer,
02:57
you know, it's another person.
02:59
And this is when the staff is with them.
03:03
This place is a rest place.
03:05
(upbeat music)
03:34
Toni's been here forever,
03:36
ever since I was born really,
03:37
and I came around and I was here.
03:40
I'm working here from 30 years ago.
03:42
I start here like a caddie in 1979.
03:45
At here the people, all the caddies, we were a family too.
03:49
I know families here from four generations.
03:52
You know them when they have babies,
03:55
and you see the babies growing up,
03:57
and there is that moment when the children
04:00
play better than the parents.
04:04
It's an honor that the little girls or boys
04:07
in the club see me as a role model,
04:10
and they want to practice.
04:12
I think it's a motivation for them.
04:14
My dad was a person like that for me.
04:16
When I was a kid, I wanted to play like him.
04:21
I'm very proud of how far you've come.
04:24
[Roland] Camilla is the face of Terramar
04:26
when she goes around the world
04:28
because she always will bring the brand
04:30
of Terramar everywhere.
04:31
Even though there's a lot of nice golf courses
04:34
around the world, this one is like very special to me.
04:37
And it's always gonna be special to me.
04:40
It's like home, just like home for me.
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