The Club de Golf Hacienda San Gaspar has an unparalleled history and ancestry. We invite you to find out and learn more about the history of this wonderful place.
The land where now stands the Hacienda Golf Course and San Gaspar, belonged in ancient times to “Coyoacanos”. Arriving Hernan Cortes to Mexico and begin the conquest of New Spain, addressed to Juan de “Ocoyotzin” Lord of the “Coyoacanos”, that will provide support to defeat the Aztecs. In return for their assistance and if succeeded, Cortes promised to respect their property, however when he won, he ignored his word and expropriated all lands of the “Coyoacanos”, as he was be able to deal with savages and wild people. “Ocoyotzin” asked to be baptized and made application to the court of the Indies, who administered justice in New Spain. That court granted the reason, and returned their land.
The Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg also chose the Hacienda de San Gaspar and his cottage hideaway in the region. Some of the carriages now look at the Castle of Chapultepec, Maximilian kept them in the Hacienda de San Gaspar.
At Hacienda San Gaspar held meetings caused by the "Zimmermann Telegram" where Arthur Zimmermann German foreign minister, offered to return Losed territory of Mexico by the U.S., if they joined the German army and won the war. The telegram was intercepted by British and American intelligence, who decided to let it get to your destination to analyze the Mexican response. Mexico finally decided not to accept the proposal after several meetings at the Hacienda San Gaspar, but German intentions to attack U.S. from Mexico, were a major factor that triggered the First World War.
Zapata during the Mexican Revolution used the Hacienda San Gaspar and mountains called the trenches of the iguana, the way they seem to hide your troops and plan their strategy.
Joe Finger considered one of the best golf club designer and builder married a Mexican lady from Jalisco increasing his love and passion for our country and customs. He built more than 100 courses.
San Gaspar chose a professional renowned team in their areas, Juan Jose Díaz Infante as an Architect the designer of our club house covering 1,600 m2 using just 4 columns, our club house is four times bigger than the totally supported Louvre’s Pyramid, an architect recognized as one of the best for designing several important buildings in Mexico and other parts in the world, as the Stock Exchange Builduing, The Metropolitan East Bus Station, several private clubs, Procter & Gamble headquarters and many others.
Calculated by famous Engineer Heriberto Izquierdo known as the best calculator in Mexico, was a unique achievement to design such structure in just 4 columns, Izquierdo calculated the best known buildings in our country.
Club de Golf Hacienda San Gaspar is proud to have been designed and calculated by the Mexican Architect and Engineer as a symbol of our culture, searching to create a memorable monument.