With his own design studio Olazabal Design, José Maria Olazábal has been involved in golf course design for more than 25 years and can offer experience and specialization at highest quality standards. High-profile professional tournaments have repeatedly been staged on some of his to-date 23 courses open for play. Olazabal Design has been named „Golf Course Designer of the Year“ in 2020 by World Golf Awards who in 2022 have also awarded José María´s latest design - the Olympic Course in Costa Navarino, Greece – the title „World´s Best New Golf Course“.
José Maria Olazábal is regarded as one of the great Europeans in the history of the game. His career highlights include two major championship victories (Masters 1994 and 1999), 33 tournament wins around the world and legendary Ryder Cup performances. In recognition of his contributions to golf, José María was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2012, he served as winning captain of the European Ryder Cup Team, known as the “Miracle at Medinah” and regarded as one of the biggest comebacks in sports ever.
Expansion at Costa Navarino with two brand new 18 hole courses.
Host Venue of the European Tour's Mallorca Classic 2003-2007, Iberdrola Open 2010, Mallorca Seniors 2012, Olazabal Nadal Invitational 2014, 2015 and ongoing.