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ISSUE 01, 2020 WWW.THEGOLFGUIDE.CO.UK COMPLIMENTARY

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WELCOME TO THE GOLF GUIDE PORTUGAL Welcome to the first issue of The Golf Guide Portugal - an essential travel companion for every golfer. This magazine has been designed to help you get the very best out of your visit to Portugal. It provides the most useful information about the best courses in the country, with a map detailing the regions of the Algarve, Lisbon & Porto to help you find and locate each venue. Each golf course is showcased with a description, photographs, directions, and the latest offers to ensure you get the best deal at a course that suits you. The magazine also features news stories and lifestyle products to provide a more in depth view of what the country has to offer.

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Quinta do Lago is a number one golf hit in Portugal Quinta do Lago’s reputation for delivering an outstanding five-star golf experience in an exclusive setting has been further enhanced after the leading Algarve venue was named as the best golf resort in Portugal with 36plus holes by users of the respected website Leadingcourses.com. The world-renowned luxury golf and lifestyle resort beat off competition from some of the biggest names in Portuguese golf to take the coveted number one position in the new poll. Voted for by golfers across Europe, Quinta do Lago scored highly for its array of amenities both on and off the fairways, with website users heaping praise on its combination of worldclass golf and lifestyle facilities. Announcing the poll results, Leadingcourses. com said: “The new ranking is something to be proud of as golfers really seem to value their experience at Quinta do Lago. We wish the resort continued success.” The award is the latest accolade to be bestowed on Quinta do Lago following another memorable year, with others including all three of its 18-hole championship golf courses – the North, South and Laranjal – featuring in Golf World magazine’s respected ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe 2019’ rankings for the first time in its history. Sean Moriarty, chief executive at Quinta do Lago, said: “It’s always an honour to receive any award, and for the resort to have been voted number one in Portugal by the people that count most, individual golfers, makes this news particularly gratifying.

“At Quinta do Lago, we are striving all the time to provide the best possible experience to our residents and guests – on and off the golf course – and we’re determined to continue working hard and investing to maintain the resort’s status among Europe’s elite golfing destinations.” Set just 15 minutes from Faro airport in Portugal’s famous Algarve region, Quinta do Lago has been at the forefront of Europe’s elite golf, sports and family destinations for nearly five decades. As well as three 18-hole championship golf

courses and outstanding practice facilities, guests can enjoy all kinds of sports at the state-of-the-art performance centre. The Campus is a world-class sports hub designed for professionals and amateurs alike to train and live well. Complementing the golf is a choice of 13 firstclass bars and restaurants that deliver a range of delicious local and international cuisines, with accommodation on offer at the resort’s recently acquired boutique hotel, The Magnolia Hotel. www.quintadolago.com


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Dom Pedro Marina

Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection is a Portugal-based, international brand of hotels and resorts in Portugal and Brazil. What was formerly known as Dom Pedro Hotels Group, is now Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, The Algarve’s premier golf brand, following the purchase of five golf courses in Vilamoura in 2016. Central to the visitor experience is what has long been recognized as Europe’s most complete golf offering, comprising five worldclass championship golf courses, all within a 3km radius: Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course,

Dom Pedro Vilamoura

Dom Pedro Old Course Golf Club, Dom Pedro Pinhal Golf Course, Dom Pedro Laguna Golf Course and Dom Pedro Millennium Golf Course. Each is set in the magnificent natural surroundings and exhibit at least five teeing options to challenge golfers of all abilities. The five headline golf courses are complemented by 634 hotel rooms and apartments at three 4-star hotel properties: Dom Pedro Vilamoura, Dom Pedro Marina, and Dom Pedro Portobelo. The exceptional hotels are located in the centre of Vilamoura, next to the marina and casino, and just a few minutes

Dom Pedro Vilamoura

from the pristine beach and beach restaurant. Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has embarked on a journey that will improve the golfer’s experience by enhancing the accommodations and hospitality they provide. As owners and operators of both outstanding golf and accommodation propositions, Dom Pedro presents a one-stop solution for traveling golfers. For more information, please follow @dompedrogolf on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. www.dompedrogolf.com

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Discover your dream destination at Monte Santo Resort If you are looking for a luxury resort that offers you everything you need to experience an unforgettable holiday, then the Monte Santo Resort is the perfect place for you.


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MONTE SANTO RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 282 321 000 info@montesantoalgarve.com www.montesantoalgarve.com Social Media Facebook: montesantoalgarve Instagram: montesantoalgarve Address Rua João Paulo II, Carvoeiro Lagoa, 8400-556 Resort Highlights 8 hectares of gardens; 113 Suites & Luxury Townhouses; Fitness Center, turkish bath, sauna, SPA; 2 jacuzzis; 1 restaurant, 1 sports bar & 1 pool bar; Kids Club 4 -12 years old; 6 outdoor pools, 1 for children; 1 indoor pool; Multi-purpose sports court This 5 star resort’s location near the historic fishing town of Carvoeiro on Portugal’s Algarve makes it the ideal place to stay. It is found only a few minutes away from the Algarve’s wonderful beaches with all sorts of water sports on offer and don’t forget that the Algarve coast is home to some of the best golf courses in Europe. However, there is no real need to leave the Monte Santo Resort if you like to keep active on holiday since you will have full use of the resort’s gym, multi sports court, bike hire, gardens that go on forever, 6 outdoor swimming pools and not forgetting the indoor pool. You’re on holiday so why not alternate your active days with more restful ones, relaxing at the resort’s Alma spa, unwinding with the luxury

treatments, de-stressing in the sun as you dip in and out of the pools, chatting with loved ones at the hotel bar or dining at the Aroma restaurant. Families will find more than enough to do but the Monte Santo Resort is also perfect for a romantic break. The gardens, spaciousness, tranquillity, luxurious services and decor create such a romantic atmosphere that the Monte Santo Resort was chosen for the 5th year in a row as the most romantic resort in Europe. 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 winner of “Europe’s Most Romantic Resort” and 2018 winner of “Portugal’s Leading Hotel Residences”, by the World Travel Awards.

Aroma Restaurant Traditional Mediterranean flavours and a selection of national and international wines Accommodation Suites 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms 54 suites located within the Resort gardens; Kitchen fully equiped, living and dinning room; Bedroom with double bed and private bathroom; Balcony or terrace; Size 75m2 to 160m2 Luxury Suites 1 & 2 bedrooms Suites with pool view; Kitchen fully equiped with a Nespresso coffee machine with communicate living and dinning room; Private bathroom with spa bath and a selection of exclusive amenities; TV LCD in living room and bedroom; Size 80m2 to 125m2 Luxury Townhouse 2 & 3 bedrooms Pool view; Located in the most exclusive area of the resort; Fully equipped kitchen; Living and dining room; 1st floor two/three en-suite bedrooms with hydromassge bathtub private balcony and terrace; Duplex spacious suites with 130m2 to 160m2; Access direct to the pool

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A Palace with Centuries of Tradition Located approximately one hour away from Porto, the magnificent spaces of the Vidago Palace Hotel afford an ambience of art worship and an atmosphere worthy of kings! Feel Like Royalty! Designed last century, during the reign of King Carlos I, the Vidago Palace Hotel was opened for the first time in 1910! With distinction, as one of the Leading Hotels of the World, the hundred-year old Palace now provides a luxury service of excellence and comfort. Inside the hotel, you are invited to enjoy one of the 70 magnificent Rooms & Suites, to savour the gastronomy of the majestic Grand Ballroom and to relax in the modern Thermal Spa, where the mineral water of Vidago – recognised for its exceptional therapeutic qualities – reigns supreme! In the park, the 18-hole Golf Course is ideal for a few rounds. Lastly, take a trip through this enchanted universe with a visit to the traditional springs or a bicycle ride along the many trails that provide a fantastic opportunity to observe the local wildlife. Discover the Vidago Palace Hotel – a hidden palace in the woods! Living Legend Unique and exclusive, the Vidago Palace Hotel is the perfect combination of luxury and the natural beauty of a Centenary Park! Like an enchanted world, the Palace extends an invitation to enjoy unforgettable experiences,

in a setting of sophistication and splendour imbued with the charm and romanticism of the Belle Époque. A place of unique attractions, the Vidago Palace Hotel reopened in 2010 with a mission to offer guests an authentic journey back in time. Its magical setting and architectural heritage have made it a living legend! A modern spa, golf course and top-flight restaurant complete an offering of excellence, making the hotel an undeniable point of reference. Discover this ‘world apart’, where you will find the poetry and magic of a truly special experience. Historical Curiosities The Vidago Palace Hotel was commissioned by King Carlos I, who wanted to build a luxury spa resort that could stand alongside Europe’s finest. At the time, the waters of the town of Vidago were considered an asset of national interest! The Vidago Palace Hotel opened on October 6th, 1910, the year in which the first Portuguese Republic was established. In 1936, the Vidago Palace Hotel became home to a 9-hole golf course, designed by the famous architect Philip Mackenzie Ross. The combination of a country estate with

thermal treatments and a luxury golf course put the Vidago Palace Hotel among the most prestigious European resorts at the time of the Second World War. In the 50s and 60s, the fame of the Vidago Palace Hotel grew thanks to the famous parties organised at the hotel. The Vidago Palace Hotel closed in 2006 and reopened in 2010, a hundred years after its original inauguration. This historic hotel has acquired a new glamour and is once again playing a leading role in the Portuguese hospitality sector, setting standards of comfort and luxury for the 21st century. www.vidagopalace.com


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Experience the Exceptional Set in a private estate, spanning over 1000 acres of glorious countryside in unspoilt Eastern Algarve, a mere 6km away from the most stunning Portuguese golden beaches, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is firmly established as one of the jewels in the crown of European golf. The centerpiece of Monte Rei’s attractions is its Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, Monte Rei North. Each hole is a design triumph, blending effortlessly into the natural canvas - from its ingeniously shaped and sculptured bunkers, to the attention to detail which makes every hole as remarkable as the next. The North Course - the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Course in Portugal - will soon be joined by a second course, also a Jack Nicklaus Signature. When this course opens for play, Monte Rei will be one of a select group of golfing destinations worldwide to showcase

multiple Jack Nicklaus Signature courses. Setting the highest standards for a year-round lifestyle resort, the resort offers its guests fivestar hotel level services, including housekeeping and turndown service, in-villa dining, a Michelin Star restaurant and a dedicated concierge team always available to arrange activities both on and off the resort. The 1, 2, 3 and 4 generously sized bedroom villas are just a few steps away from Veranda, the social focal point of the village, which houses a restaurant and bar, and features tennis courts, heated swimming pools, gym and spa facilities.

From early 2020, a stunning selection of contemporary 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments, with amazing views towards the 18th hole of the Jack Nicklaus Signature North Course and Atlantic Ocean in the horizon, will be available for short term rentals. Situated moments from the iconic Monte Rei Clubhouse, guests will benefit from convenient access to the spectacular North Course, world-class dining options and private heated swimming pool with its own pool bar (in season), gym and spa facilities. www.monte-rei.com


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Quinta do Lago to unveil new-look clubhouse in 2020 A sparkling new golf experience will await golfers visiting Quinta do Lago from next spring with the exclusive Portuguese resort giving a modern and sophisticated makeover to its main golf clubhouse ahead of the 2020 season. The prestigious Algarve venue has revealed that the clubhouse – which serves Quinta do Lago’s South and North courses – is to undergo a comprehensive upgrade over the winter, with the refurbishment work due to be completed by the end of March. The renovation will be undertaken by local Portuguese architects Essencia Architects – the company that designed Quinta do Lago’s award winning multi-sports hub The Campus – and will elevate the clubhouse to the same fivestar standard of the resort’s other outstanding luxury golf and lifestyle facilities. Among the improvements being made, spacious new eating areas have been designed indoors and outside to create a contemporary new look and feel for guests, with the renovated rooms providing the perfect hub for golf groups, golf tournaments and business meetings. In addition, the outdoor space is being expanded and furnished with a modern, attractive and environmentally-friendly decking area. New floor-to-ceiling windows will be introduced throughout the building to add increased light and deliver improved views of the resort surroundings, while golfers will also benefit from the installation of new men’s and women’s changing rooms. Sean Moriarty, chief executive at Quinta do Lago, said: “In many ways, the clubhouse is the

focal point for golfers at Quinta do Lago and it’s essential that we have the right image to reflect this. “The old building was a great servant to the resort but its look and feel was getting tired, and we wanted a vibrant and contemporary new design that will appeal to the modern-day golfer and their families. “The refurbishment programme put in place will put the new clubhouse on a par with the other first-class facilities we have at the resort, and I’m sure it will add greatly to the luxury golf and leisure experience that we offer to all our members, residents and guests.” Just a 15-minute drive from Faro airport, Quinta do Lago has been at the forefront of Europe’s

elite golf, sports and family destinations for nearly five decades and features a combination of world-class golf and lifestyle facilities. As well as three 18-hole championship golf courses and outstanding practice facilities, guests can enjoy all kinds of sports at the state-of-the-art performance centre The Campus, a world-class sports hub designed for professionals and amateurs alike to train and live well. Complementing the golf is a choice of 13 firstclass bars and restaurants that deliver a range of delicious local and international cuisines, with accommodation on offer at the resort’s recentlyacquired boutique hotel, The Magnolia Hotel. www.quintadolago.com


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Pestana Golf With more than 40 years in the tourism sector, the Pestana group has a presence in many areas, being the Portuguese leader in Tourism and Leisure. The group includes in its portfolio more than 90 four and five-star hotels worldwide and currently manages 6 golf courses under the Pestana Golf Resort brand. Comprising of two golf courses, Gramacho and Vale da Pinta, the resort is superbly located on a level plateau, close to the picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro, just a few minutes away from the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve and less than 3hrs away by plane from the main European capitals. Set against the misty blue backdrop of the Monchique Mountains, the resort nestles in 260 hectares of unrivalled beauty and offers different types of real estate properties and accommodation; 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms apartments, and 2, 3 and 4 bedroom villas with private pool, for those who are looking for more privacy, and also, the new addition to the complex, Gramacho Residences, a brand new aparthotel overlooking the 8th fairway of Gramacho Golf Course, and comprising studios, 1 and 2 bed apartments, as well as 23 classic rooms. All the properties are built to the high standards, with spacious interiors and are fully equipped. The Resort includes a Golf Academy, a driving range with covered

bays, tennis courts, swimming pools, SPA and Gymnasium facilities, bars and restaurants. Additionally, Pestana Golf runs another 3 golf courses in Algarve, Silves Golf, Alto Golf and Vila Sol and one in Sintra - Lisbon, Beloura Golf. The secure and family environment makes Pestana Golf Resort a reference, whether you are looking for a holiday destination or to buy a “second home�. www.pestanagolf.com

All the properties are built to the high standards, with spacious interiors and are fully equipped

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New hotel elevates Lisbon’s Aroeira Resort Golfers heading to Lisbon in 2020 can look forward to an impressive new ‘stay and play’ resort venue following the opening of the Aroeira Lisbon Hotel at the beginning of December.

The Aroeira estate – 25km south of the Portuguese capital – already has a reputation for quality, with two widely-acclaimed 18-hole golf courses nestled amid tranquil natural pine forest, and the opening of the new hotel will only further enhance the golfing allure of the resort. The Aroeira Lisbon Hotel features the ultimate in chic modern design. Including 68

bedrooms and suites, an outdoor pool, a spa and a choice of five bars and restaurants, it also provides easy access to the many golden sandy beaches in the Costa Azul region. Visitors can combine world-class golf with a stay at the newly-opened Aroeira Lisbon Hotel when they book with ORIZONTE – Portugal’s largest golf management company – with fournight, three-round breaks for next year available from just €328 (approx £285) per person. Bookable until October 2020, the array of attractive four and seven-night packages include the opportunity to play six of the leading courses around Lisbon and access to the outstanding facilities at the new four-star hotel. Players can choose from a range of options, with four-night breaks featuring three rounds of golf – two at Aroeira and one at Quinta do Peru Golf & Country Club – while seven-night stays with five rounds of golf – to be taken at any of ORIZONTE’S courses – cost from €531 (£460) per person. All prices include bed-and-breakfast basis and are based on two people sharing a room, while guests can upgrade to a semi all-inclusive package (including dinner and drinks from 5.30pm-11pm) for an extra €29 per day. ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf provides golfers with the opportunity to play six of the leading

courses in close proximity to Portugal’s capital in the stunning Costa Azul, together with exceptional value for money on a wide range of accommodation options. Included among its layouts are Quinta do Peru Golf & Country Club, the two courses at Ribagolfe – regarded as some of the finest in the Lisbon region and previously described as the ‘Valderrama of Portugal’ – and Aroeira, venue for the Portuguese Open in 1996 and 1997 and recently included in a list of Continental Europe’s Top 100 Golf Resorts. For more details about ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf and to book any of its golf packages, please e-mail info@orizontegolf.com or visit www.orizontegolf.com


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Palácio Estoril A hotel where history is made

From the beginning, the Palácio has hosted heads of state, emperors, kings and princes...

In the Palácio Estoril Hotel you travel back in time, but on a journey that also continues in the present and into the future. Built in 1930, today´s Palácio Hotel retains many of the characteristics of that period. The ambience of exclusiveness that pervades the Hotel makes an impression on everybody who enters it, from its imposing, entirely white facade and beautiful gardens to its elegant classic decor, which has been updated over the years but without losing its combination of timeless, luxury and sophistication. During the Second World War, due to Portugal’s neutrality several royal families went into exile in Estoril, which became known as the “Coast of Kings”. The Hotel Palácio was the chosen home of numerous members of European royalty and was also the haunt of British and German spies, who could often be found in its bar. Later, these stories of intrigue and espionage inspired famous novelists and filmmakers and the Hotel served as the set for the James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. The Palácio Estoril was the second home of the Spanish, Italian, French, Bulgarian and Romanian royal families, and even today remains a

favourite with their descendants. In February 2011, the Royal Gallery was created in their honour, where you can view photographs of the important members of European royalty who stayed at the Hotel. The Royal Gallery is now also one of Estoril’s tourist attractions. From the beginning, the Palácio has hosted heads of state, emperors, kings and princes, European nobility, the world’s great artists, writers, sports champions, filmmakers and actors and many politicians who have shaped the destiny of the West. Private or State visits, festivals and major summits bring to the Palácio a long list of distinguished guests who mingle in the public rooms and corridors with all the Hotel´s other patrons. In the public rooms, corridors and even at breakfast one can often come across a Crown Prince, a film director, a European sovereign, an actress or an internationally renowned musician. The Palácio has been updated and has benefited from several refurbishments and renovations. Today, it offers all the comfort and convenience of a modern luxury five-star hotel while retaining all its charm of the olden days. www.palacioestorilhotel.com


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11. Pestana Silves Golf Telephone: +351 282 240 077 www.pestanagolf.com 12. Vale de Milho Golf Telephone: +351 282 358 502 www.valedemilhogolf.com

1. Golf Santo António Telephone: +351 282 690 054 www.saresorts.com

6. Morgado Golf Course Telephone: +351 282 402 150 www.nauhotels.com

13. Amendoeira Faldo Course Telephone: +351 282 320 820 www.amendoeiraresort.com

2. Espiche Golf Telephone: +351 282 688 250 www.espichegolf.pt

7. Álamos Golf Course Telephone: +351 282 402 150 www.nauhotels.com

14. Amendoeira O’Connor Jnr. Course Telephone: +351 282 320 820 www.amendoeiraresort.com

3. Boavista Golf & Spa Resort Telephone: +351 282 000 111 www.boavistaresort.pt

8. Pestana Alto Golf Telephone: +351 282 460 870 www.pestanagolf.com

15. Amendoeira Academy Course Telephone: +351 282 320 820 www.amendoeiraresort.com

4. Palmares Golf Telephone: +351 282 790 500 www.palmaresliving.com

9. Pestana Gramacho Telephone: +351 282 340 900 www.pestanagolf.com

16. Salgados Golf Course Telephone: +351 289 583 030 www.salgadosgolf.com

5. Penina Hotel & Golf Resort Telephone: +351 282 420 200 www.penina.com/golf

10. Pestana Vale da Pinta Telephone: +351 282 340 900 www.pestanagolf.com

17. Balaia Golf Telephone: +351 289 570 200 https://en.balaiagolfvillage.com


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18. Pine Cliffs Golf & Country Club Telephone: +351 289 500 113 www.pinecliffs.com

26. Vale do Lobo Ocean Golf Course Telephone: +351 289 353 465 www.valedolobo.com

33. Benamor Golf Telephone: +351 281 320 880 www.benamorgolf.com

19. Dom Pedro Victoria Telephone: +351 289 320 100 www.dompedrogolf.com

27. Vale do Lobo Royal Golf Course Telephone: +351 289 353 465 www.valedolobo.com

34. Quinta da Ria Telephone: +351 281 950 580 www.quintadaria.com

20. Dom Pedro Millennium Telephone: +351 289 310 188 www.dompedrogolf.com

28. Quinta do Lago North Course Telephone: +351 289 390 705/6 www.quintadolago.com

35. Quinta de Cima Telephone: +351 281 950 580 www.quintadaria.com

22. Dom Pedro Laguna Telephone: +351 289 310 180 www.dompedrogolf.com

29. Quinta do Lago South Course Telephone: +351 289 390 705/6 www.quintadolago.com

36. Monte Rei Telephone: +351 281 950 950 www.monte-rei.com

23. Dom Pedro Old Course Telephone: +351 289 310 341 www.dompedrogolf.com

30. Quinta do Lago Laranjal Telephone: +351 289 390 705/6 www.quintadolago.com

37. Castro Marim Golfe & Country Club Telephone: +351 281 510 340/330 www.castromarimresort.com

24. Dom Pedro Pinhal Telephone: +351 289 310 390 www.dompedrogolf.com

31. Pinheiros Altos Golf Resort Telephone: +351 289 359 900 www.donafilipahotel.com/golf

38. Quinta do Vale Golf Resort Telephone: +351 281 531 615 www.quintadovalegolf.com

25. Pestana Vila Sol Telephone: +351 289 320 370 www.pestanagolf.com

32. San Lorenzo Golf Course Telephone: +351 289 396 522 www.donafilipahotel.com/golf

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GOLF SANTO ANTÓNIO Surrounded by lush gardens, nestling in the hillsides bordering the Costa Vicentina Natural Reserve sits Santo António Golf and Leisure Resorts.

Two kilometres north of the small fishing village of Salema and situated close to the rural village of Budens, the centerpiece of the resort is the spectacular 18 hole golf course designed by Pepe Gancedo, one of Spain’s´s most renown architects. Opened in 1987, the course offers a challenge, which tempts golfers back time after time. With no 2 holes remotely similar, the variety and appeals is endless. From the stunning dog-legged 1st , to the majestic elevated green of the 18th, set in a natural amphitheatre bellow the clubhouse terrace, it is one of those rare courses that stretches your skills to the limit. The famous `postage stamp´ short par three 5th, played from an elevated tee to a green which sits on top of a hillock, is a great favourite. The picturesque par three 11th, guarded on two sides by water, is followed by a par five which leads the player up the “Valley of the Wells” to another elevated green on the 12th. Having played along the “Lost Valley” of the


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GOLF SANTO ANTÓNIO Contact Telephone: +351 282 690 054 golf.reservations@saresorts.com www.saresorts.com Social Media Facebook: SantoAntonioVillasGolfSpa How to Find Soc. Exploradora de Campos de Golfe, S.A Budens 8650-060 Vila do Bispo Algarve Follow EN125 towards Sagres. After Budens turn right at the next roundabout. new par four 14th, with its incredible views of the village of Figueira and the sea beyond, you are faced with the dramatic tee shot of the par three 15th. On the tee, the player is presented with an imposing view of a fabulous lake, which has to be carried in order to reach the wide but shallow green. Water again comes into play on the 16th and 17th, where bold yet accurate tee shots will reap dividends for the brave, though both holes will also prove rewarding to the higher handicap golfer. One round is not enough to fully appreciate the imaginative design, or the magnificent views. “Floresta Parque Golf Clube” was officially federated by the Portuguese Golf Federation in 1994 and has already earned a reputation for world-class golf, stating major events including the Expresso BPI Corporate Challenge, Finibanco Corporate Challenge, and the

Europro Tour Championship Finals. The resort holds regular golf festivals, twice weekly competitions and boasts a busy social calendar for residents and visitors alike. Of course, the resort is not just a golf course. Relax and unwind in Santo Antonio SPA, take a invigorating sports massage to help loosen up overworked muscles, or ease those aches and pains in the Jacuzzi, sauna or steam room, ready for another 18 holes or perhaps a game of tennis the following day. When the sun goes down, what better way to enjoy the perfect end to the perfect day than to visit the”19th hole where a welcoming clubhouse with à la carte restaurant awaits you, or if your preference is the Italian menu, then you can try our “Vicentino’s Trattoria” restaurant, offering a choice of traditional Italian dishes.

GPS Coordinates N 37º 05´ 18´´ / W 8º 50´ 30´´ Course Information 18 Holes, Par 71 • 5712m • 5286m • 4619m Golf Facilities Pro Shop, Hire Clubs, Golf Shoe rental, Manual Trolleys, Electric Buggies, Driving Range, Short Game Area, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Club Repair Resort Facilities Restaurant & Bars, Santo Antonio SPA Health & Beauty, Gymnasium, Steam Room, Sauna & Jacuzzi, Outdoor and Indoor Heated Pools, Hard & Artificial Grass Tennis Courts Floresta Parque Golf Club Competitions (Wednesday´s & Sundays) Open to all players. Reservations with golf reception.

Visit www.saresorts.com to view our 2020 golf events

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ESPICHE GOLF Respect for the traditions of golf and the natural environment were the inspiration behind the layout of the Espiche Golf course in Lagos, Algarve, and the result has been one that offers a true challenge for golfers of all levels

Set within unspoilt undulating countryside, the greens and fairways of Espiche Golf course have been carefully placed to balance the dual demands of the golfer and the environment, with indigenous planting throughout creating a beautiful backdrop and some challenging obstacles. The golf course requires careful thought along the 5862 metres (6411) yards from the back tees and requires a deft touch on the short game. Bunkers guard most greens while the greens themselves are large and undulating, demanding a soft hand with the putter. Espiche Golf course in Lagos is a shot-maker’s course, where each hole poses a new challenge thanks to the variety of the layout. The par five 1st, dropping some 80 feet from the tee before rising back to the same height at the green, gives golfers an insight into the


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ESPICHE GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 282 688 250 reception@espichegolf.pt www.espichegolf.pt Social Media Facebook: EspicheGolf Twitter: EspicheGolfSA Instagram: espiche_golf How to Find Espiche Campo de Golfe S.A Sítio dos Matos Brancos, 701 - N 8600-114 Espiche, Lagos, Algarve

style of golf at Espiche Golf course. The 3rd provides the sternest test on the front nine at 409 meters uphill all the way, before the short 7th and 8th offer birdie opportunities. The par five 10th is one of the finest in all the Algarve golf courses, and challenges golfers to negotiate the progressively tighter fairway as they approach the green. Golfers are pushed to take risks with their game at Espiche Golf course, with rich rewards for those who make the most of their golfing skills and who best judge the course. The three founding members were visionary entrepreneurs who visited the Algarve over 20 years ago to look at investment opportunities.

When they saw the site at Bago de Uva they instantly envisaged the opportunity to create a course that would be one of its kind in Portugal, a naturally landscaped course nestled into the landscape. They took their concept to South African golf course architect Peter Sauerman who designed the course and with the backing and support of a small group of investors and a devoted handful of builders, their lovingly built and landscaped the design to sympathetically integrate into the surrounding scenery. Today, Espiche Golf is a sustainable golf course in Faro District, and this place is a reference of golf in Portugal for many tourists and locals. Their dream is now a reality for you to enjoy.

From Lagos, follow the signs to Vila do Bispo/Sagres. At the next roundabout, turn right into Espiche. Once in Espiche, just follow the “Golfe” orange signs until you find another sign for Espiche Golf on your right. Facilities Driving Range, Putting Green, Short Game Area, Equipment Rental, Pro Shop, Golf Lessons, Locker Rooms, Buggy Hire, Restaurant, Bar, Lounges, Terraces Golf Memberships 2020 Gold: Single: €2,300. Couple: €4,100 / Unlimted Golf for 12 months. Silver: €1,350 /36 rounds per year. Bronze: €1,150 /10 Week Membership. Access over 7 consecutive days, but the weeks do not have to be consecutive. 9 Hole: €995 / For Juniors (under 18), Seniors (over 70) and beginners via the Espiche Golf Academy. Low Season: €695 / Restricted to low-season months and twilight tee times. Full access on Sundays.

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BOAVISTA Boavista Golf Resort opened in January 2002 and quickly became established as one of the Western Algarve’s premier resorts. With an exceptional 18-hole championship course it is one of the Algarve’s most beautifully manicured courses, bordered by properties all designed to harmonize with the land’s natural contours.


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BOAVISTA GOLF & SPA RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 282 000 111 golf.reception@boavistaresort.pt www.boavistaresort.pt Social Media Facebook: boavistagolfspa Instagram: boavistagolf How to Find Sitio da Atalaia, Apartado 501, 8601-906 Lagos, Portugal

Breathtaking views, spectacular scenery and the crystal clear Atlantic Ocean, visible from most holes, all combine to make the course a delight to the eye. A golf academy with outstanding practice facilities which include a driving range and a short game practice area is available and to keep players well fitted we have our friendly golf shop with all the latest fashion trends and golf equipment. The family friendly clubhouse restaurant|bar and lounge area is a comfortable and cozy place to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy

our large sunny terrace with some of the finest views of the bay of Lagos and watch golfers finishing their round on the 18th green. Events such as wine evenings and summer BBQ’s are always being planned and don’t miss out on our popular traditional Sunday Carvery. Whether you are a member, owner, holidaymaker or a local visitor, the management and staff are continuously striving to improve your visit with us ensuring you have an enjoyable and memorable experience in our lively community.

Quinta da Boavista, the exclusive residential and recreational resort, is just a 45 minute drive fro Faro International airport. It is located just off the A22 motorway with easy access to Lagos, Luz and Sagres. GPS Coordinates Latitude: N37º 6,10. Longitude: W8º 42,32 Facilities Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, function room Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6167m • 5747m • 5265m • 4728m

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PALMARES GOLF Many keen golfers will have found memories of the ‘old’ Palmares, one of the first golf courses to be built in the Algarve in the 1970’s by Frank Pennink. But come and play the new Palmares Golf and you will be blown away by the transformation.

Whereas the old course had wonderful sea views from just the first and seventeenth tees, the new Palmares Golf has stunning sea views from 90 per cent of the tees! The course has been totally transformed by the leasing American golf course designer, Robert Trent Jones Jr and no hole from the old course remains as it was. Now the course is a mixture of parkland and authentic links - something unique in the Algarve.The higher part of the course features unforgettable views of the Ocean and Alvor estuary. The lower holes near the beach incorporate links dunes and long grasses and the sound of the sea. Few other courses in the Algarve offer you the chance to get so close to the ocean with your golf clubs! Palmares Golf was recently considered the 23rd golf course in Continental Europe, and for 7 consecutive years was elected the best golf course in Portugal


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PALMARES GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 282 790 500 golf@palmaresresort.com www.palmaresliving.com Social Media Facebook: PalmaresResort Instagram: palmaresresort Address Campo de Golfe de Palmares 8600-250 Odiaxere, Lagos, Portugal GPS Coordinates The Alvor Course Located primarily on the northern part of the site, the Alvor Course has a parkland character with mature trees and lovely views of the Monchique hills. Changes in elevation are integral to the design of this nine as a majority of the golf holes ascend hillsides or descend through intimate valleys. The parkland setting disappears briefly with a series of holes with more expansive views. A preview of the dunes and links holes to come is provided in the sixth and seventh holes. As the round concludes, the course again assumes the parkland character. The Lagos Course The Lagos Course begins with the same parkland character. This course incorporates the only two lakes found on the entire site at the short par-3 third hole and the long par-4 sixth hole. Holes seven and eight immerse

golfers into the expansive dune lands on the southwestern portion of the site. The round concludes with a climb to the clubhouse and back into a more parkland setting.

Latitude 37º 7’ 33.52’’ N Longitude 8º 38’ 27.15’’ W Facilities

The Praia Course The third nine at Palmares presents the golf experience every great designer dreams of having the privilege to create: a seaside landscape with dunes exposed to the elements. The four seaside holes are between the beach and the railway line. The course opens by descending from a parkland setting. The second hole then whisks golfers into the true links part of the course. This dunes character is continued through the remainder of the Praia Golf Course with the closing hole, a strong uphill par-5, rising up out of the dunes through a deep valley to an amphitheatre just below the clubhouse.

Clubhouse, Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Course Information 27 holes - three 9-hole linked golf courses designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.

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PENINA The first 18 hole course of its kind to be built in the Algarve, the Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course started a golfing movement that is, today, famous the world over. Designed and completed in 1966 by the great Sir Henry Cotton, the course stands as a shining example to golfing architecture and one man’s passion for the great game of golf.

Whether the former championship golfer had any inkling of the mark he was laying down when he first began implementing his vision upon the Algarve paddy fields from which his course sprung, we don’t know... what we do know is the staggering extent of the legacy that he created. A Stunning Transformation in the Southern Algarve First he introduced thousands of trees and shrubs, completely transforming the landscape into a vegetation rich, lush land, perfect for playing the game of golf. From this initial build, there quickly sprang another 30 courses across the region... with plenty more to come. As the towering pines and eucalyptus trees reached maturity, the course was given a definitive character that remains unmatched across the entire penipnsular of the Algarve.


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PENINA HOTEL & GOLF RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 282 420 200 golf@jjwhotels.com www.penina.com/golf Social Media Facebook: PeninaResort Twitter: Penina_Resort Instagram: peninaresort How to Find Penina Hotel & Golf Resort Po Box 146, Penina, Portimao, 8501-952

Sir Henry Cotton: The Man Behind the Vision Sir Henry Cotton was a three times British Open Champion, even winning the competition with an extraordinary 65 in 1934 - which resulted in Dunlop honouring him with his own ball... the ‘65’. Most at home in the Algarve, with the great all year round climate - particularly during Autumn and Winter when many of the UK courses were slightly inclement to say the least, Sir Henry was determined to follow his vision of creating a world of year-round golf... and golfers the world over are mighty pleased that he did. The Course Today A major revitalisation project has recently completely transformed both the hotel and the golf course. Prestigious events such as the Daily Telegraph Seniors’ Match Play event (2001), the National Finals of the Audi Corp, together with major international and charity competitions - such as the Sir Henry Cotton Charity Classic - together with the Portuguese Open (1998 / 1999/ 2000 / 2004 / 2006) have all been hosted at the course. Unusual Characteristics of a World Famous Course The course itself is characterised by an unusual grouping of Par 5s, with four of the five arranged together in pairs in the beginning and end of

the back nine - producing a Par 38 as opposed to 35. As you turn home towards the 18th, the magnificent building of the hotel acts as a backdrop to the green and is framed by an amphitheatre of trees - a superb spectator setting. Drive short of the drainage ditch, position the second shot to avoid the bunkers guarding the putting surface... and take into account the pin position on one of the three tiers - and you could well finish with a highly commendable par. Of the Par 3s, the most memorable is the 13th - voted one of the best 500 holes in the world. A lake borders the right-hand side, coming into play off the back tee, whilst the sloping green is guarded to the front and left by a pair of dangerous bunkers... great fun and a great challenge.

From Faro International Airport: Head south for 130m. Take a slight left towards the N125-10, continue for 800m. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto N12510, continue for 2.8km. Take the ramp to Lisboa/Portimão/Loulé, continue for 600m. Merge onto the IC4, continue for 2.6km. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on IC4, continue for 4.5km. Continue onto the N125-4 and proceed for 350m. Take a slight right, merge onto the A22 toward Lisboa/ Portimão/Albufeira, continue for 56.6km. Take exit 4 toward M531-1, continue for 550m. Continue straight for 1.3km. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto the N125 ramp to Figueira, continue for 280m. Merge onto N125 and continue for 500m. Turn left onto EM532 and continue for 400m until you reach Penina Hotel & Golf Resort GPS Coordinates 37°09’41.9”N 8°34’49.6”W Penina Golf Academy Driving Range - natural bermuda grass surface, 2 PGA Professionals, Golf Clinic Packages, Golf Lessons, Preferred Green Fees, Golf Clinic Tuition, Putting Green, Pro Shop, Target greens, Chipping Green, Practice Bunker

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MORGADO GOLF COURSE Located in a valley in the inland Algarve, between PortimĂŁo and Monchique, the Morgado Golf Course is challenging both to amateurs who are just starting out in the game and to highly-experienced golfers seeking to put their technique to the test.


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MORGADO GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 282 402 150 info@golfedomorgado.com bookings@golfedomorgado.com www.nauhotels.com Social Media Facebook: nauhotels Instagram: nauhotels Address Morgado do Reguengo Resort 8500-800 Portimão Algarve, Portugal GPS Coordinates

This is a par 73 course but its length is attenuated by the generous width of the fairways. However, you may be penalised if your less successful strokes happen to land in one of the bunkers scattered around the course. The Morgado Golf Course has the typical characteristics of a links course - with flat fairways and Scottish-inspired bunkers - but which, instead of being beside the sea, like a traditional links, is set in an area of parkland. Surrounded by the region’s traditional trees, golfers playing on the Morgado Golf Course will come into contact with a different Algarve, an Algarve where the peace and quiet provide the perfect setting for a memorable round.

Morgado has the typical characteristics of a links course - with flat fairways and Scottish-inspired bunkers

Lat: 37° 11’ 48.52”N Long: 8° 24’ 01.69” W Facilities 2 Driving Range Tees, 3 Chipping Greens, 2 Putting Greens, Bar, Restaurant. Clubhouse. Pro-Shop. Equipment hire: buggies, trolleys and clubs. Individual and group lessons taught by our golf pro Course Information 18 holes, Par 73 • 6581m • 6035m • 5124m Handicap Requirements Men: 28 Ladies: 36

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Ă LAMOS GOLF COURSE Despite its relatively short length, Ă lamos Golf Course is a challenging test for any golfer. Affording splendid views over the Monchique mountains, lakes and farmland, the sensation here is one of being far from everything.


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ÁLAMOS GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 282 402 150 info@golfedomorgado.com bookings@golfedomorgado.com www.nauhotels.com Social Media Facebook: nauhotels Instagram: nauhotels Address Morgado do Reguengo Resort 8500-800 Portimão Algarve, Portugal GPS Coordinates

This is a shorter course than Morgado Golf Course (Par 71), but it has all the necessary features to meet the expectations of the most demanding golfer. Rather than simply a test of your golfing skills, this course clearly demonstrates that man and nature can come together in harmony.

Rather than simply a test of your golfing skills, this course clearly demonstrates that man and nature can come together in harmony

Lat: 37° 11’ 48.52”N Long: 8° 24’ 01.69” W Facilities 2 Driving Range Tees, 3 Chipping Greens, 2 Putting Greens, Bar, Restaurant. Clubhouse. Pro-Shop. Equipment hire: buggies, trolleys and clubs. Individual and group lessons taught by our golf pro Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 5710m • 5105m • 4348m Handicap Requirements Men: 28 Ladies: 36

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PESTANA ALTO GOLF This is legendary golf course - is the last designed by architect Sir Henry Cotton, features the 600 meter par 5 known as the “Sir Henry challenge”, and what a challenge it is!

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PESTANA ALTO GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 282 460 870 info@pestanagolf.com www.pestanagolf.com Social Media Facebook: PestanaGolf Instagram: pestanagolfresorts Address Quinta Alto do Vale, Quatro Estradas 8501-906 Alvor GPS Coordinates 37º 7’35.30’’N (dd: 37.1264) 8º 33’56.10’’W (dd: -8.56558) Pestana Alto is synonymous with design and play, and in a world of modern, complex course design, more and more people look back at the classics and see how course design should be: about challenge and playability for all handicap levels. Located on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Alvor, the rolling fairways and elevated greens test all and reward anyone who enjoys thinking about their game. The Alto Clubhouse located in the heart of the resort and offers a full complement of services such as: The Pro Shop, with well-known international golf brands; Club and buggy rental; Changing and locking facilities; Restaurant and

Bar, from whose terrace you enjoy the most spectacular view to the fairway overlooking the 3rd hole; Full reception facilities; Putting green. The golf reception is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the winter, and to 9 p.m. in the summer. The opening hours of the Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for breakfast, snacks and lunch. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian and diabetic meals can be prepared and arranged on request. The clubhouse restaurant also offers the possibility of catering up to 100 guests for special events (meetings, banquets, weddings etc).

Facilities Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Area, Golf School, Pro Shop, Restaurant/Bar Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6102m Requirements Maximum Handicap: Men: 28 Ladies: 36 Only soft spikes allowed Course Rates High Season: 89€ (Nov, Feb, April, May & Sep) Low Season: 63€ (Dec, Jan, June, July, Aug) Premium Season: 99€ (March & October) Memberships Full membership from 150€ per month* (*Annual subscription)

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PESTANA GRAMACHO After his success designing the Vale de Pinta course, Ronald Fream teamed up with the former world No. 1 Nick Price to create the unique design of Gramacho. With 18 holes and 27 greens, plus numerous different tee points, players are able to enjoy the same course time and time again but always with slightly different challenges.


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PESTANA GRAMACHO Contact Telephone: +351 282 340 900 info@pestanagolf.com www.pestanagolf.com Social Media Facebook: PestanaGolf Instagram: pestanagolfresorts Address Apartado 1011 8401-908 Carvoeiro, Lagoa GPS Coordinates 37º 7´30.07”N (dd: 37.125) 8º 29´14.44”W (dd: 8.4873) Having hosted the Portuguese Ladies Open on a number of occasions Pestana Gramacho is recognized as a championship course enjoyable and playable even by those with a higher handicap. Apart from the fantastic golf design, Ronald and Nick managed to incorporate the traditional landscape by utilizing the natural stone outcrops, historical dry stone walling and existing ancient trees with some artfully sculpted lakes and bunkers. The effect is a wonderful journey through the countryside. The golf reception is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m in the winter, and to 9 p.m. in the summer. Full reception facilities include: Putting green, Buggy Bar, the Pro Shop with well known

international golf brands, Club and buggy rental and Changing facilities. The Gramacho Clubhouse, located in the heart of the resort, offers a full complement of services such as the Restaurant and Bar, which boasts the most spectacular view on the misty blue backdrop of the Monchique Mountains, as well as views to the fairway overlooking the 18th hole. The opening hours of the clubhouse Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian, diabetic meals and even early suppers for children (on request).

Facilities Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Area, Golf School, Practice Bunker, Pro Shop, Restaurant/Bar, Bowling, Swimming Pool, Tennis Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6107m Requirements Maximum Handicap: Men: 28 Ladies: 36 Only soft spikes allowed Course Rates High Season: 110€ (Nov, Feb, Apr, May, Sep) Low Season: 73€ (Dec, Jan, June, July, Aug) Premium Season: 120€ (March & October) Memberships Full membership from 150€ per month* (*Annual subscription)

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PESTANA VALE DA PINTA The 8 times consecutive host of the European Seniors Tour Qualifying final, Vale de Pinta golf in the Algarve, is rightly respected not just for its playability and challenging layout but for outstanding levels of beauty and enjoyment.

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PESTANA VALE DA PINTA Contact Telephone: +351 282 340 900 info@pestanagolf.com www.pestanagolf.com Social Media Facebook: PestanaGolf Instagram: pestanagolfresorts Address Apartado 1011 8401-908 Carvoeiro, Lagoa GPS Coordinates 37º 7´56.05”N (dd: 37.1322) - 8º 28´41.11”W (dd: -8.4781) Designed by the famous American golf course architect Ronald Fream and inaugurated in 1992 Vale de Pinta has earned its place as one of the best designed courses in the Algarve and in Europe. Imagine the fairways of Bermuda grass, strategically placed sand bunkers, and greens clad in Pen Cross Bent grass. Not to mention ornamental lakes in a rolling terrain dotted with carob, fig, almond and olive trees (including one olive tree over 1200 years old!). The opening hours of the clubhouse Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian, diabetic meals. The Clubhouse Restaurant also offers the possibility

of catering up to 200 guests for special events (meetings, banquets, weddings etc). The modern Pinta Clubhouse welcomes each golfer or non golfer with a warm, cozy and tranquil atmosphere with the following services: The pro-shop, with well-known international golf brands; Club and buggy rental; Changing facilities; Restaurant and Bar, with beautiful, idyllic views to the fairways; Full reception facilities. The golf reception is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the winter, and to 9 p.m. in the summer; Buggy Bar. The opening hours of the clubhouse Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian, diabetic meals.

Facilities Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Area, Golf School, Practice Bunker, Pro Shop, Restaurant/Bar, Bowling, Swimming Pool, Tennis Course Information 18 holes, Par 71, 6127m Requirements Maximum Handicap: Men: 28 Ladies: 36 Only soft spikes allowed Course Rates High Season: 110€ (Nov, Feb, Apr, May, Sep) Low Season: 73€ (Dec, Jan, June, July, Aug) Premium Season: 120€ (March & October) Memberships Full membership from 150€ per month* (*Annual subscription)

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PESTANA SILVES GOLF Silves is a serene spot at the foot of the Monchique mountain, but it is anything other than ‘a walk in the park’ - a drive at the opening hole has to flirt with water hazards on both flanks.

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PESTANA SILVES GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 282 240 077 info@pestanagolf.com www.pestanagolf.com Social Media Facebook: PestanaGolf Instagram: pestanagolfresorts Address Vila Fria, 8300, Silves GPS Coordinates 37º9´58.02”N (dd: 37.1661) -8º25´28.23”0 (dd: -8.4245) Facilities Putting Green, Restaurant/Bar, Pro Shop This course is for players - low handicaps will find it a serious challenge to come in under par. But high handicaps (with concentration) will be able to enjoy their round. Most holes offer spectacular mountain views overlooking palm trees and olive groves, the surrounding cork and citrus farms generate a true feeling of authentic Portuguese golf. The Silves Clubhouse is 10 km away from the historical town of Silves with his famous Moorish castle and welcomes each golfer to an enjoyable golf game by offering a full complement of services such as: The Pro Shop,

with well-known international golf brands, Club and buggy rental, Changing facilities, Restaurant and Bar, with beautiful views to the fairways of the 1st and 2nd hole, Full reception facilities, Buggy Bar. The golf reception is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the winter, and to 9 p.m. in the summer. The opening hours of the Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian, diabetic meals and even early suppers for children (on request).

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70, 5615m Course Grass Types On greens: Bent Grass Penn-A4 Fairways: Ray Grass Requirements Maximum Handicap: Men: 28 Ladies: 36 Only soft spikes allowed Course Rates High Season: 89€ (Nov, Feb, Apr, May, Sep) Low Season: 63€ (Dec, Jan, June, July, Aug) Premium Season: 99€ (March & October) Memberships Full membership from 150€ per month* (*Annual subscription)

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VALE DE MILHO Vale de Milho Golf is a beautiful 9-hole course, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, close to the village of Carvoeiro, in the Algarve. The course is a scaled-down version of a full-sized course and plays as a 9-hole par 3 course for adults and a customized par 35 for juniors.


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VALE DE MILHO GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 282 358 502 reservas@valedemilhogolf.com www.valedemilhogolf.com Social Media Facebook: Vale-De-Milho-Golf-708768199224670 Twitter: valedemilhogolf Instagram: vdmgolf How to Find Espiche Campo de Golfe S.A Sítio dos Matos Brancos, 701 - N 8600-114 Espiche, Lagos, Algarve

It is a high-quality course designed by Dave Thomas, who played in the Ryder Cup 4 times and, besides “The Belfry”, has designed over 40 golf courses. Vale de Milho Golf has the ambience of a full-sized course and is maintained to high and bunkers, it provides a real challenge whatever standard of golf you play. With our Junior and adult specific

scorecards, it is ideal for the whole family to play together. The course is designed to allow juniors to practice and learn the essence of playing golf on a real course, whilst allowing more seasoned golfers to sharpen up their iron play and short game. 9-holes can be completed in less than 90 minutes making Vale de Milho Golf the ultimate family golf experience.

From Lagos, follow the signs to Vila do Bispo/Sagres. At the next roundabout, turn right into Espiche. Once in Espiche, just follow the “Golfe” orange signs until you find another sign for Espiche Golf on your right. Facilities Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Course Information 9 holes Adults: Par 27, Juniors: Par 35

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AMENDOEIRA FALDO COURSE Designed by Sir Nick Faldo with strategic play in mind this 6598m Par 72 championship course demands careful positioning to score well.

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AMENDOEIRA FALDO COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 282 320 820 amendoeira@amendoeiraresort.com www.amendoeiraresort.com Social Media Facebook: AmendoeiraGolf Instagram: AmendoeiraGolf Twitter: amendoeiragolf How to Find Morgado da Lameira 8365-006 Alcantarilha, Portugal

“The land at Amendoeira is dramatic and the project has the potential to be a real talking point in the Algarve. With so many courses in the region, that’s no mean feat”, pointed out Nick Faldo, during his visit in 2007. In a modern twist of a traditional recipe, cacti and wild herbs replace the role of Sunningdale’s heather, spartan Holm oaks

and ancient olive trees take the place of a lush English woodland, and desert scrub bunkers of crushed limestone replace Berkshire’s sandy tracts in a golf course that revels in the classic principles of strategic play. Faldo Course won, in 2016, the title of Portugal’s Best Golf Course, given by World Golf Awards.

Coming from Lisbon: Follow A2 to EM529 in Alcantarilha. Take exit 7 from A22 to reach EM529 (257km and 2h11min). Continue on EM529 for 3.4km (5min) and follow the signs for Amendoeira Golf Resort. Coming from Faro: Get on A22 from IC4 (11.5km and 15min). Follow A22 to EM529 by taking exit 7 (36.5km and 20min). Continue in EM529 and follow the signs for Amendoeira Golf Resort (3.4km and 5min). GPS Coordinates 37.146987, -8.358722 Facilities Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6598m

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AMENDOEIRA O’CONNOR JNR. COURSE Designed by Christy O’Connor Jnr., this course complements the neighbouring Faldo Course and also takes full advantage of being situated in a fertile valley.

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AMENDOEIRA O’CONNOR JNR. COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 282 320 820 amendoeira@amendoeiraresort.com www.amendoeiraresort.com Social Media Facebook: AmendoeiraGolf Instagram: AmendoeiraGolf Twitter: amendoeiragolf How to Find Morgado da Lameira 8365-006 Alcantarilha, Portugal

Its various water features, both lakes and watercourses that are spread throughout the entire course, demand accuracy and test from all golfers, and the rich topsoil has been skillfully landscaped and planted with mature palm trees, affording a lush, ornamental setting like an extensive oasis.

This course has tees that are generally connected to the fairways, but its greater overall distance, the water hazards and big greens provide its challenge. Golfers must also be prepared to read the subtly contoured putting surfaces that are strong features.

Coming from Lisbon: Follow A2 to EM529 in Alcantarilha. Take exit 7 from A22 to reach EM529 (257km and 2h11min). Continue on EM529 for 3.4km (5min) and follow the signs for Amendoeira Golf Resort. Coming from Faro: Get on A22 from IC4 (11.5km and 15min). Follow A22 to EM529 by taking exit 7 (36.5km and 20min). Continue in EM529 and follow the signs for Amendoeira Golf Resort (3.4km and 5min). GPS Coordinates 37.146987, -8.358722 Facilities Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6598m

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AMENDOEIRA ACADEMY COURSE The 9 hole Academy course is the only illuminated 9 hole golf course in Portugal. Located between the Faldo Course and the O’Connor Jnr. course, it is ideally suited for beginners and those who wish to sharpen up their short game.


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AMENDOEIRA ACADEMY COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 282 320 820 amendoeira@amendoeiraresort.com www.amendoeiraresort.com Social Media Facebook: AmendoeiraGolf Instagram: AmendoeiraGolf Twitter: amendoeiragolf How to Find Morgado da Lameira 8365-006 Alcantarilha, Portugal

It has been built to the same high standards as the Faldo Course and O’Connor Jnr. course. Three teeing options vary the line of play into each hole and maximize every hazard designed into the green complex. The 7th is the feature hole on the course, where two of the teeing options play over water. The 9 hole Academy course will become a sure favorite with the whole family and a must to play alongside its big brothers. Golf Academy The Amendoeira Golf Academy offers a wide variety of training programmes to meet the needs of men, women, and juniors. These programmes cater for every standard of golfer from beginner to amateur, competitor

to touring professional. Whatever your age or ability, there is a programme for you. They all feature a maximum 5:1 student to teacher ratio to allow for plenty of personalised instruction designed to deliver maximum results within the time available, with the help of high tech machines like “Trackman”. Along with technical proficiency, our instructors will help promote mental efficiency, equipment evaluation, equipment fitting, quality nutrition and physical fitness. At the end of the lesson players will receive a personalised CD/DVD of the lesson. This will include, the original swing and the analysis which will be compared with a professional swing, the drills prescribed by the instructor and a final comparison of the original swing to the new swing.

Coming from Lisbon: Follow A2 to EM529 in Alcantarilha. Take exit 7 from A22 to reach EM529 (257km and 2h11min). Continue on EM529 for 3.4km (5min) and follow the signs for Amendoeira Golf Resort. Coming from Faro: Get on A22 from IC4 (11.5km and 15min). Follow A22 to EM529 by taking exit 7 (36.5km and 20min). Continue in EM529 and follow the signs for Amendoeira Golf Resort (3.4km and 5min). GPS Coordinates 37.146987, -8.358722 Facilities Bar, Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Course Information 9 holes, 700m

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SALGADOS GOLF COURSE Salgados Golf Course, situated in one of the best-known regions of the Algarve, between Albufeira and Armação de Pêra, is already a ‘postcard’ of Portugual golf courses. In fact, the proximity of the sea and the variety of lakes make this a very unique and interesting test of golfing skills, different from other courses in the Algarve.


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SALGADOS GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 289 583 030 info@salgadosgolf.com bookings@salgadosgolf.com www.salgadosgolf.com Social Media Facebook: nauhotels Instagram: nauhotels How to Find Praia dos Salgados, Concelho de Albufeira 8200-424 Coming from Faro in the EN 125, turn left at Guia. At the first lights, turn right. The course is about 1 Km further on the left side. Salgados Golf course opened in September 1994 and is situated near the extensive Galé Beach between Pera and albufeira. The low lying wetlands of the landscape have been skilfully used in the layout wich incorporates 14 water hazards. To compensate for the dauting water hazards, Salgados has been designed to have only semi-rough for general play and the overall lenght has been restricted to 6140 metres from the championship tees. It is a conventional par 72 course wich four par 3 holes and four par 5 holes. The first nine are laid out in a roughly anti-clokwise loop starting and ending close to the clubhouse. One of the toughest holes is the 415 metre par 4 7th, which runs along the sea-side of the course

with a narrow Fairway between large dunes. Among the back nine, only yhe 180 metre par 3 17th is devoid of water hazards, but on five of the remaining holes players will be able to sacrífice distance for accuracy off the tee and still have opportunities to score pars. The exceptions are the 390 metre par 4 10th, and the unusual sequence of two links-type par 5s – the 14th which measures 490 metres and the 15th at 545 metres. These presente a tough testo f golfing ability before the relatively benign three hole home stretch. Traditional Bermuda Tifton 419 grass has been used for the fairways, Rye grass for the semi-rough, Pencross for the greens and Penneagle for the Tees.

GPS Coordinates Lat: 37° 5’ 35.68” N Lon: 8° 19’ 26.55” W Facilities Practice Green, Putting Green, Chipping Green, Practice Bunker, Golf School, Restaurant and Bar, Clubhouse, Golf Shop, Pro-Shop, Chaging and shower rooms, Hire of equipment: buggies, manual or electric trolleys and golf clubs, Individual lessons or for groups given by our golf professional Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6140m • 5700m • 5201m • 4756m Handicap Requirements Men: 28 Ladies: 36

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PINE CLIFFS This is one of the country’s most original golf courses, built in a pinewood setting, with tree lined fairways running parallel along the Atlantic Ocean, giving it’s guests breathtaking views along the Algarvian coastline. Architect Martin Hawtree’s main concern was to keep the natural surroundings as it was before the course was built.


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PINE CLIFFS GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Contact Telephone: +351 289 500 113 golf.algarve@luxurycollection.com www.pinecliffs.com Social Media Facebook: pinecliffsresort Instagram: pine-cliffs-resort How to Find Praia Da Falésia, Pinhal do Concelho Albufeira 8200-593

The immaculate Pine Cliffs Golf Course lies perched 200 feet above the golden sands and blue water of the Atlantic Ocean. The location of the resort is unique. It extends across 168 acres of naturally beautiful land set above a stunning cliff top, beneath lies an expanse of golden sand beach and the deep blue water of the Atlantic Ocean. The dark red of the sandstone cliffs contrasts sharply with the immaculate green of the golf course above and the sparkling blue ocean below. The jewel of this perfectly kept course is the Par 3 sixth hole. The championship tee, known as the Devil’s Parlour, is built over a ravine that requires a 197 metre carrying shot over the cliffs to a deep but narrow green.

Pine Cliffs Golf Academy Superbly equipped with the latest technology in teaching systems the Golf Academy is manned by a team of Internationally Qualified PGA Professionals with a combined experience of over 20 years of teaching. The Pine Cliffs Golf Academy team offers a tuition service second to none for all parts of the game. The dedicated short game practice area is specifically designed to aid the beginner, improver or experienced golfers to long lasting enjoyment of the game of golf. The indoor video swing analysis room is equipped with the V1 swing analysis software which is ideal and to analyse your faults and get back on the right track quickly and permanently.

From Faro: Take the A22 Motorway direction “Oeste E Norte / Lisboa“. Leave at exit no. 2 direction Boliqueime. Follow the N270 to Poço de Boliqueime. At the roundabout turn to the left onto the EN125 road, direction Faro. Follow the EN125 until end of village Maritenda. Turn to the right after 800m, towards Albufeira. Follow the signs to “Pine Cliffs Resort“. Facilities Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Drinks, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons Course Information 9 holes, Par 32

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PESTANA VILA SOL Internationally known, the Vila Sol golf course managed by the Pestana Group is now part of the Algarve’s most sought after golf courses. Having been inaugurated in 1991 with the signature of the architect Donald Steel, Vila Sol is living proof that dreams can be realised.


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PESTANA VILA SOL Contact Telephone: +351 289 320 370 info@pestanagolf.com www.pestanagolf.com Social Media Facebook: PestanaGolf Instagram: pestanagolfresorts Address Alto do Semino, Morgadinhos 8125–307 Vilamoura GPS Coordinates 37º 5’26.988’’N (dd: 37.09083) 8º 5’37.525”W (dd: -8.093757) Located in the Central Algarve the Vila Sol Hotel and Golf resort is set in 75 acres of natural beauty and accommodates this magnificent golf course, Pestana Vila Sol. Currently with start point at tee one, the course is planned to give all visitors who come to play at Vila Sol Golf in the Algarve a course where the preservation of the natural environment is sharply in mind. The scenario consists of a pine, almond and fig trees, plants, flowers, lakes and streams, which all add to the pleasure and challenge of completing 72 strokes at this championship golf course, making the experience unforgettable from first to last shot. The Vila Sol clubhouse is located in the heart of the resort and offers a full complement of services such as: The Pro Shop, with

well-known international golf brands, Club and buggy rental, Changing and locking facilities, Restaurant and Bar, from whose terrace you enjoy the most spectacular view to the fairway overlooking the 18th hole, Full reception facilities, Putting green, Driving range. The golf reception is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the winter, and to 9 p.m. in the summer. The opening hours of the Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for breakfast, snacks and lunch. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian and diabetic meals can be prepared and arranged on request. The clubhouse restaurant also offers the possibility of catering up to 200 guests for special events (meetings, banquets, weddings etc).

Facilities Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Area, Golf School, Pro Shop, Restaurant/Bar Course Information 27 holes, Par 72, 6393m Requirements Maximum Handicap: Men: 28 Ladies: 36 Only soft spikes allowed Course Rates High Season: 130€ (Nov, Feb, Apr, May, Sep) Low Season: 99€ (Dec, Jan, June, July, Aug) Premium Season: 140€ (Mach & October) Memberships Full membership from 150€ per month* (*Annual subscription)

PESTANA GRAMACHO RESIDENCES 3 Nights with Unlimited Golf at 5 Pestana Golf Courses. From 68,50€ p.p./day! www.pestanagolf.com

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VALE DO LOBO OCEAN GOLF COURSE The Ocean Golf Course features undulating fairways which run alongside nature reserve, before leading gently down to the shores of the Atlantic.


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VALE DO LOBO OCEAN GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 289 353 465 golf@vdl.pt www.valedolobo.com Social Media Facebook: ValedoLoboAlgarve Instagram: vale.do.lobo Twitter: vale_do_lobo Address Clube de Golfe de Vale do Lobo, 8135-864 Vale do Lobo GPS Coordinates 37° 3´17.72”N / 8° 3´51.07”W Its emblematic holes are two challenging and spectacular Par 4s, the 11th and the 14th - which treat golfers to some of the most spectacular views in the Algarve - and the Par 3 15th, which runs alongside the beach. The Ocean Course is composed of two of the original 9-hole golf courses designed by Sir Henry Cotton, which were opened in 1968 and 1972. His plans for the merged course became reality in 1995, after his death. “The Royal and the Ocean are 2 great courses. On the Royal, you have to hit the ball straight - you´re going to be in trouble if you don´t. The Ocean is different, it forces you to shape more shots and I really enjoy that.” António Sobrinho, 11 times Portuguese National Champion

The Ocean Course is composed of two of the original 9-hole golf courses designed by Sir Henry Cotton

Facilities Buggies, Trolleys, Clubs, Practice Area, Putting Green, Chipping Green, Club House (with Restaurant, Pro Shop, locker rooms) Amenities Spa, Fitness Centre, Shopping, Tennis Academy, Golf Academy, Restaurants and Bars, Medical Centre Course Information 18 holes, Par 73 • 6122m • 5595m • 5005m Course Grass Types Greens: Bent-Grass; Poa Annua Tees: Poa Pratensis; Lolium Perene; Festuca Rubra Fairways and Roughs: Poa Pratensis; Lolium Perene; Festuca Rubra; Penisetum Clandestinum

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VALE DO LOBO ROYAL GOLF COURSE The Royal Golf Course was designed by top American golf architect Rocky Roquemore, based on original drawings made by Sir Henry Cotton. It was inaugurated in 1997.

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VALE DO LOBO ROYAL GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 289 353 465 golf@vdl.pt www.valedolobo.com Social Media Facebook: ValedoLoboAlgarve Instagram: vale.do.lobo Twitter: vale_do_lobo Address Clube de Golfe de Vale do Lobo, 8135-864 Vale do Lobo GPS Coordinates 37° 3´17.72”N / 8° 3´51.07”W The Royal Golf Course has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers. Its features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve. “My favourite hole is the 16th on the Royal, which has to be one of the most challenging shots in the world if the wind is against. (...) Furthermore, I don´t know of another resort in Europe that caters so well for its members, residents and guests.” Jarmo Sandelin, Former European Tour Professional and Ryder Cup Player

The famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover, has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve

Facilities Buggies, Trolleys, Clubs, Practice Area, Putting Green, Chipping Green, Club House (with Restaurant, Pro Shop, locker rooms) Amenities Spa, Fitness Centre, Shopping, Tennis Academy, Golf Academy, Restaurants and Bars, Medical Centre Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6005m • 5596m • 4806m Course Grass Types Greens: Bent Grass; Poa Annua Tees: Bent Grass; Poa Annua Fairways: Bent Grass; Poa Annua Roughs: Poa Pratensis, Lolium Perene; Festuca Rubra; Penisetum Clandestinum

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QUINTA DO LAGO NORTH COURSE The North Course was totally redesigned in 2014, by renowned architect Beau Welling, in conjunction with former European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley. The new layout has been built to the highest specifications, with an investment of €9million.

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QUINTA DO LAGO NORTH COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 289 390 705/6 golf@quintadolago.com www.quintadolago.com Social Media Facebook: Quinta do Lago Golf Instagram: qdlresort Twitter: qdlresort Address Quinta do Lago, Off Roundabout 1, 8135-024 Almancil Clubhouse Roundabout 4, Quinta do Lago Facilities While many modern-day developments tend to focus on length, Welling and McGinley were keen to design a golfing experience where accuracy and course management are the key factors, and a course that is playable and fun for golfers of all abilities. All the greens, tees, bunkers, irrigation and drainage systems and cart paths have been re-built using innovative technology. Four sets of tees have been introduced on each hole to accommodate players of all levels. Golfers are challenged by a combination of undulating

greens, well-positioned bunkers and water hazards. A low-cut Bermuda grass approach has been introduced around greens to create recovery shot options, therefore encouraging all levels of play. Through the introduction of seasonal rough grass and the planting of specimen trees, the aesthetics and environmental impact of the par-72 course has significantly improved. The renovation has allowed for water recycling, solar energy while the grassy areas will encourage new ecosystems.

Trolley Rental, Clubhouse, Club Rental, Proshop, Practice Area, Buggy/Rental, Buggy Bar, Electric Trolley, Driving Range, Pro Shop, Putting Green Paul McGinley Golf Academy & TaylorMade Performance Center Quinta do Lago is home to the only Paul McGinley Academy in the world. Founded in 2011 by the captain of the 2014 Winning Ryder Cup team, the academy aims to cultivate and improve golfers by providing you with the tools and techniques used by professionals on tour. Telephone: +351 289 390 700 academy@quintadolago.com

STAY & PLAY If you’re looking for a golf hotel holiday package in the Algarve, then you’ll love our Stay & Play packages at The Magnolia Hotel. 3, 5 and 7 night packages available from 140€ www.themagnoliahotelqdl.com bookings@themagnoliahotelqdl.com (+351) 289 005 300

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QUINTA DO LAGO SOUTH COURSE The South Course is the crown jewel of Quinta do Lago. Designed in 1974 by William Mitchell, who introduced American-standard greens, tees and bunkers to the Algarve.

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QUINTA DO LAGO SOUTH COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 289 390 705/6 golf@quintadolago.com www.quintadolago.com Social Media Facebook: Quinta do Lago Golf Instagram: qdlresort Twitter: qdlresort Address Quinta do Lago, Off Roundabout 1, 8135-024 Almancil Clubhouse Roundabout 4, Quinta do Lago Facilities Soon the course gained a prestigious reputation and became a flagship in the European Tour Course. A favourite among European tour players, the 6,500 metre par 72 is set among umbrella pines, lakes and wild flowers, overlooking the serene Ria Formosa Natural Park. South Course has hosted the Portuguese Open eight times, including Colin Montgomerie’s win in 1989. Having won 24 under par, he finished 11 strokes ahead and broke the world record with a round of 63.

Its championship status however does not deter the amateur golfer. While the 8th, 15th and 18th are testing holes for low handicap players, the course’s varying difficulty challenges golfers of all levels and abilities. Accurate tee shots are essential for reaching the greens, as the variety of doglegs and strategically located hazards increases the course’s difficulty. The front nine holes, which wind their way through the parkland, favour a draw. While the back nine, which loop around the lake, favour a fade from the tea.

Trolley Rental, Clubhouse, Club Rental, Proshop, Practice Area, Buggy/Rental, Buggy Bar, Electric Trolley, Driving Range, Pro Shop, Putting Green Paul McGinley Golf Academy & TaylorMade Performance Center Quinta do Lago is home to the only Paul McGinley Academy in the world. Founded in 2011 by the captain of the 2014 Winning Ryder Cup team, the academy aims to cultivate and improve golfers by providing you with the tools and techniques used by professionals on tour. Telephone: +351 289 390 700 academy@quintadolago.com

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QUINTA DO LAGO LARANJAL Designed in the grounds of an orange grove, Laranjal’s par-72 course was named as Portugal’s Best Golf Course 2011 at the Portuguese Travel Awards, and poses serious tests for players of all abilities.

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QUINTA DO LAGO LARANJAL Contact Telephone: +351 289 390 705/6 golf@quintadolago.com www.quintadolago.com Social Media Facebook: Quinta do Lago Golf Instagram: qdlresort Twitter: qdlresort Address Quinta do Lago, Off Roundabout 1, 8135-024 Almancil Clubhouse Estrada do Ludo Facilities Open since 2008, Laranjal offers a pure golfing experience right next to the Quinta do Lago estate and features fairways sown with Bermuda grass, providing a challenging playing environment in a picture-perfect setting. At 6,480 metres in length, the course demands the highest level of concentration and accuracy. Its distinctive rolling terrain has been expertly designed and manicured to provide a worldclass golfing experience.

Laranjal opened in 2009 and was voted Best Golf Course at the 2011 Portuguese Travel Awards

Trolley Rental, Clubhouse, Club Rental, Proshop, Practice Area, Buggy/Rental, Buggy Bar, Electric Trolley, Driving Range, Pro Shop, Putting Green Paul McGinley Golf Academy & TaylorMade Performance Center Quinta do Lago is home to the only Paul McGinley Academy in the world. Founded in 2011 by the captain of the 2014 Winning Ryder Cup team, the academy aims to cultivate and improve golfers by providing you with the tools and techniques used by professionals on tour. Telephone: +351 289 390 700 academy@quintadolago.com

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PINHEIROS ALTOS GOLF RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 289 359 900 golf@jjwhotels.com www.donafilipahotel.com/golf Social Media Facebook: pinheirosaltos How to Find Pinheiros Altos Golf Resort Sitio dos Pinheiros, Quinta do Lago, 8135-863 Almancil, Algarve

Located deep in the heart of the Ria Formosa nature reserve, Pinheiros Altos is one of the most prestigious and successful golfing centres in Europe, and features a 27-hole championship course that offers exciting challenges and varying degrees of difficulty. The course boasts three 9-hole groupings, each a par 36, with numerous ways of playing 18 sublime holes, depending on your level of experience. The original 18 holes were designed by the respected American architect Ronald Fream and the additional 9 holes, created by the highly regarded Portuguese golf architect George Santana da Silva, opened in 2007. All nine holes have their starting and finishing points in

close proximity to the beautiful Pinheiros Altos Clubhouse. The firm, fast greens, sown with Pentcross Bent and combined with the Bermuda fairway grass, provide resilient and excellent surfaces on which to play golf and make Pinheiros Altos a must play course when visiting the Algarve. Just a stone’s throw away from extensive unspoilt beaches and the expansive Atlantic ocean, guaranteeing one of the most scenic rounds you will ever play. A renowned centre of golfing excellence, Pinheiros Altos boasts an incredible range of amenities designed to help you get the most out of your game.

From Faro Airport: Leave the airport and drive approximately 3 km until you see signs for Faro and Portimão. Turn right towards Portimão. This will bring you to main road EN 125. Continue for approximately 4 km and then turn right direction to Portimão. Keep driving for approximately 3 Km and turn right to Almancil. Drive for a further 2 to 3 km until you reach the center of Almancil. At the first set of traffic lights turn left, continue on this road towards Quinta do Lago. When you reach the first roundabout, take the forth exit. Continue straight for approximately 2 km. After approximately 2km, you have reached Pinheiros Altos. GPS Coordinates 37°02’53.1”N 8°00’30.4”W Clubhouse The Clubhouse has a bar and a restaurant The Portico - which offers a lavish range of European cuisine, where one can sit on the large terrace overlooking the stunning golf course and lakes. Pro Shop The pro golf shop staff pride themselves on stocking the latest top quality designer golf wear and branded equipment.

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SAN LORENZO The San Lorenzo Golf Course was opened in 1988 and takes advantage of wonderful topography on the Quinta do Lago estate, winding its way gently over undulating pine woodland. The 18 holes lie in the unspoilt South east corner of Quinta do Lago, bordering the Ria Formosa Estuary and salt water lagoons.

The course was designed by the American golf architect Joseph Lee and the beautiful Bermuda grass fairways provide perfect playing conditions. The San Lorenzo Golf Course is laid out in a figure of eight and at the heart lies the San Lorenzo Clubhouse with a golf pro shop; comfortable changing facilities; welcoming bar and restaurant. The fifth, the shortest hole on the San Lorenzo Golf Course, open up a magnificent vista with the backdrop of golden beaches and the Atlantic Ocean. Drama begins to unfold at the sixth hole where the San Lorenzo Golf Course borders the estuary and great demands are put on accuracy. The eighth hole turns inland and is without a doubt one of the most spectacular par 5s, bordering the largest of the inland lakes and forcing the third shot to carry water to a tight


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SAN LORENZO GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 289 396 522 golf@jjwhotels.com www.donafilipahotel.com/golf Social Media Facebook: sanlorenzogolfcourse Twitter: SanLorenzoGolf How to Find Praia do Ancão, Reserva Natural da Ria Formosa, 8135-172 Almancil, Algarve

but beautifully positioned green. With the lake to your right, the tendency is to favour the left side; however bunkers and encroaching pines lie and wait on this side. It is difficult to describe the breathtaking finale that awaits you at the eighteenth hole. Here without a doubt is one of the finest finishes in golf that you will ever experience, and has become world renowned. There is no escape from the water here and the prefect drive

merely lessens the challenge of a shot across water left and right, back and front to a tiny targeted green. The San Lorenzo Golf Course is simply spectacular, and is contiunually improved to add to its natural beauty wherever possible. There are golf courses and golf courses, and only a few leave you with vivid lasting memories and the feeling of being 3 m (10 feet) tall as you walk off the last green - San Lorenzo Golf Course is one.

From Faro International Airport: Continue to N125-10 for 1.3 km. Continue on N125-10. Take IC4 and N125 to Estr. do Ludo for9.9 km. Follow Estr. do Ludo, Estr. da Quinta do Lago and Av. da Gondra to Av. André Jordan for 6.4 km. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Av. André Jordan. Follow R. Douro to R. Paiva. GPS Coordinates 37°01’53.1”N 8°00’40.7”W Facilities Clubhouse, Pro Golf Shop, Changing rooms, Golf bag storage, Golf tuition, PGA Professional, Driving range, One practice bunker, Two chipping greens, One putting green, Golf buggies & trolleys for rent, Golf equipment for rent, Golf caddy (On Request) ,Cleaning of golf clubs, shoes and soft spike replacement Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6238m • 5837m • 5140m

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BENAMOR GOLF Benamor Golf is a superb 18 hole Golf Course located on the South of Portugal, Algarve, just a few kilometres east of the ancient city of Tavira. In the nearby foothills of Barrocal, you will enjoy some of the best mountain and sea views the Algarve has to offer. But maybe most enjoyable of all, are the peaceful surroundings of a construction free resort. Possibly the only one on the Algarve.

The decision to build a golf course, on the land of Quinta de Benamor, in Tavira, Algarve, was made in 1986. The Owning Martins Dias family invited the late Sir Henry Cotton to make a concept design for an 18-hole course. Sir Henry Cotton was inspired by the beautiful old church next to the site of the Clubhouse and by the spectacular location. The final result is a delightful par 71 golf course of 5,500 metres (6,100 yards), which offers a pleasant playing experience, to players of all standards. The course is undulating but not hilly. The views of the mountains to the North and the Atlantic Ocean to the South are stunning. The indigenous olive, cork, carob, fig and almond trees, many centuries old, feature aesthetically and in playing terms. Water hazards and sand bunkers are located to test the strategy and striking ability of the player. The Penn A4 greens and tees are simply


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BENAMOR GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 281 320 880 reservas@benamorgolf.com www.benamorgolf.com Social Media Facebook: benamorgolfe Twitter: BenamorGolf Instagram: benamorgolf How to Find Quinta de Benamor Conceição, 8800-067 Tavira

superb. The fairways of Bermuda Sahara and cool-season grasses, provide good lies for wood and iron shots. The Benamor Golf Driving Range offers a complete practice facility on a nice and pleasant natural setting whether you are an experienced player or total beginner. It has 16 mats at front end of Driving Range and practice grass at top end with target flags and distance markers. A Chipping and Pitching green is also located at top end with a bunker to practice from.

For players who wish to concentrate on their putting we have a lovely 9 hole Putting Green situated between Clubhouse and Driving Range. The Benamor golf course offers several spaces for visitors. A Clubhouse with a reception and golf shop, bar, restaurant, caddy master and changing rooms and a driving range, two putting courses and a Buggy bar. We also have our professional available for lessons and golf clinics throughout the year.

Driving directions from Portugal: Travelling east on the motorway A22, exit at the Tavira junction 16, and follow the signs to Tavira. At the main roundabout on the EN125, take the 3rd exit towards Vila Real Stº António. After 6,3 km, on the 4th roundabout (golfer roundabout) at Conceição de Tavira, take the 3rd exit to enter Benamor Golf. 600m ahead you’ll find Benamor Golf’s car park. Driving directions from Spain: Take exit to Monte Gordo at junction 17. Turn right at the EN125 roundabout to Altura and drive direction to Tavira / Faro. 11,2 km after (on the 4th roundabout – golfer roundabaout) at Conceição de Tavira, turn right (first exit) to enter Benamor Golf. 600m ahead you’ll find Benamor Golf’s car park. Facilities Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 5498m • 5197m • 4760m

Winter Special (until 31.01.2020) From 07h20 - 12h56, 1 round/player. Adult: 18 holes €55, 9 holes €35 Junior: 18 holes €25, 9 holes €20 Winter Twilight (until 31.01.2020) From 13h04, 1 round/player. Adult: 18 holes €45, 9 holes €30 Junior: 18 holes €20, 9 holes €20

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MONTE REI Nestled amongst the picturesque foothills of the Eastern Algarve, Monte Rei is an exclusive residential community woven into 1,000 acres of unspoilt countryside and overlooking the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, consistently ranked as the best in Portugal.


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MONTE REI Contact Telephone: +351 281 950 950 info@monterei.com www.monte-rei.com Social Media Facebook: montereiresort Twitter: MonteReiResort Instagram: montereiresort Address Sesmarias, Apartado 118 8901-907 Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal GPS Coordinates Longitude: 7° 33’4,31 West Latitude: 37° 12’16,75 North Set in 1,000 acres in the Eastern Algarve, between the Serra do Caldeirão mountains and the Atlantic Ocean lies a haven of peace and tranquillity that is the jewel in the crown of Portugese Golf. The Monte Rei Golf and Country Club. In addition to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, consistently rated number one in Portugal, and a magnificent clubhouse Monte Rei also offers state of the art luxury accommodation to suit all tastes. Designed and built to the highest specification these villas and apartments provide an enviable place to live and

play in a private and secure hideaway. Additional facilities include high end dining, 24/7 concierge service, heated swimming pool, gym, tennis courts and children’s play area, all supported by exceptional staff. Having already established the North Course as the best course in Portugal, Monte Rei will begin construction on its South Course, another 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Course. Cementing its place at the pinnacle of European golf resorts, Monte Rei will be one in a select list of clubs worldwide to have two Jack Nicklaus Signature courses.

Facilities Bar, Buggy Included, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Restaurants, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Restaurants As well as being a premium European golf destination, Monte Rei offers residents, guests and visitors a variety of delicious dining experiences, relaxed or formal. Under the direction of Executive Chef, Rui Silvestre, the resort’s restaurants and bars, private dining, corporate event and banqueting experiences are beyond compare. Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 7182 yards

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CASTRO MARIM Castro Marim occupies an elevated position, with magnificent views to the north, towards the ridge of hills which separates the Algarve from the province of the Alentejo. To the east, the mighty Guadiana forms the border with neighboring Spain, while the shimmering Atlantic may be seen to the south.

Three nine hole loops - designed by Terry Murray - ‘The Grouse’, ‘The Atlantic’ and ‘The Guadiana’ - comprise this attractive Golf & Country Club resort in the eastern Algarve, providing golfers with the enviable choice of playing either of two,18-hole combinations. In all three nine hole loops the Tees are in bermuda & cool season mixture, fairways in bermuda and the greens in Penn A4. All three nine’s share the same, basic characteristics, dictated by the terrain they occupy, epitomizing the often-quoted description “following the contours of the land”... While the holes of the original course wind their way through pine-clad hillsides, where ball placement is paramount, those of the subsequent nine ‘The Grouse’ - bring with them a greater sense of space, since the land is somewhat less wooded.


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CASTRO MARIM GOLFE & COUNTRY CLUB Contact Telephone: +351 281 510 340/330 golfe@castromarimgolfe.com www.castromarimresort.com Social Media Facebook: castromarimgolfe Address Sítio Lavajinho, 8950-190 Castro Marim Algarve, Portugal GPS Coordinates Latitude: N37º 14,13 Longitude: W7º 28,08 Features Here fairways are more generous and the greens markedly larger, important contributing factors to a greater sense of freedom when teeing off. Location A region which remains relatively undiscovered while providing the ideal place at which to base oneself when visiting the Algarve. Access to and from the international airports of Faro (approx. 40 minutes) or Seville (approx. 1 hour), Castro Marim Golfe and Country Club makes the perfect holiday and golf location. Here, in a rare combination of culture, nature and history, are those essentials which combine to make a memorable holiday - sunshine at the beach, seaside and river nearby - together with their associated sporting activities. The air here is pure and excellence of service throughout provides a location which is hard to equal. Aldeamento Village Houses Our Aldeamento will be an unique new product which will consists out of an individual villas with 31 x T2 village houses and 30 x T3 village houses. Within this park we will have a secondary Clubhouse with a pool area having a 25 meter

long pool, a tropical pool with a bar inside and a children pool, a snack bar, kids club and a small play ground for children. This all within walking distance from our main club house which offers additional facilities such as bar, restaurant and a gym which your client will be able to use free of charge. Accommodation in a 2 or 3 bedroom villa (max. occupation: 4 or 6 people ) All bedrooms are en-suite, fully equipped kitchen, fully airconditioned, Parasol, sun beds and terrace furniture, TV in all bedrooms, internet, security safe and electric shutters. The Resort Offers everything you could wish for that is golf-related, from fashionable clothing at our well-stocked Pro Shop, to teaching and practice facilities. Enjoy excellent cuisine, prepared under the watchful eyes of our head chef and maître d’. We offer both formal and informal dining. All manner of sports and sporting activities are also available: equestrianism, swimming, football, jogging, tennis, fishing, hunting or shooting, plus all manner of water-sports. Spend quality leisure time in the gym with its tropical pool and bar!

Three golf courses and others nearby, Resort gym, Bike hire, Tennis and horse riding nearby, Sapal Nature Reserve, Ocean & river boat trips, Beaches with wind surfing, Fascinating towns to visit, Casino nearby Clubhouse Restaurant Terrace with great views, comfortable sofas and outside dining, Cosy bar with sports TV, Sociable atmosphere, Cocktails & happy hour, Special live music evenings. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bookings: (+351) 281 510 340.

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QUINTA DO VALE GOLF RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 281 531 615 golf@quintadovalegolf.com www.quintadovalegolf.com How to Find Quinta do Vale Golf Resort Eiras da Achada Apt.137 8950-909 Castro Marim I Faro and Seville airports are just 45 km and 140 Km drive along traffic-free motorway from Quinta do Vale Golf Resort. From Via do Infante (A22) turn off for Castro Marim, and take first left towards Beja. In a few Kilometers, turn right to Junqueira (follow Quinta do Vale Golf signpost). Designed by Severiano Ballesteros, Quinta do Vale Golf Resort features an 18-hole Championship layout including 6 Par-5´s, 6 Par-4´s and 6 Par-3´s. Marvelously integrated in the landscape and with a luxurious view over the Guadiana River, the course sits into a natural valley always overlooked from the Clubhouse.

At Quinta do Vale, players will notice Seve´s creativity as well as his promise: To please everyone no matter what their handicap is. Numerous dogleg holes, wide fairways and obstacles enhance the course quality and its breath-taking surroundings… The challenge awaits at Quinta do Vale Golf Resort.

GPS Coordinates Latitude: N37º 14,51. Longitude: W7º 29,57 Facilities Pro Shop, Restaurant / Bar, Golf Academy, Putting and Chipping Green, Driving Range, Club Rental, Pull / Electric Trolleys, Club Car Buggies, Golf Memberships Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6511 • 6207 • 5757 • 5369 • 4803 Course Grass Types Tees: Bermuda 419 Fairway: Bermuda 419 Greens: Bentgrass L93 Rough: Festuca & Ryegrass

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BALAIA GOLF

DOM PEDRO VICTORIA

DOM PEDRO MILLENNIUM

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Contact

Telephone: +351 289 570 200 reservas@balaiagolfvillage.pt https://en.balaiagolfvillage.com

Telephone: +351 289 320 100 victoria@dompedrogolf.com www.dompedrogolf.com

Telephone: +351 289 310 188 millennium@dompedrogolf.com www.dompedrogolf.com

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Address

Address

Sitio da Balaia Apartado 917, Portugal

Caminho da Fonte do Ulme 8125-406, Vilamoura

Caminho da Fonte do Ulme, 8125-406, Vilamoura

GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 37º 5’50’’ N Longitude: 8º 12’24’’ W

Latitude: 37.100036 Longitude: -8.136884

Latitude: 37.101087 Longitude: -8.135443

Course Information

Course Information

Course Information

9 holes, Par 27, 984m

18 holes, Par 72, 6651m

18 holes, Par 72, 6176m

DOM PEDRO LAGUNA

DOM PEDRO OLD COURSE

DOM PEDRO PINHAL

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Contact

Contact

Telephone: +351 289 310 180 laguna@dompedrogolf.com www.dompedrogolf.com

Telephone: +351 289 310 341 old.course@dompedrogolf.com www.dompedrogolf.com

Telephone: +351 289 310 390 pinhal@dompedrogolf.com www.dompedrogolf.com

Address

Address

Address

Caminho da Fonte do Ulme, 8125-406, Vilamoura

Volta do Medronho 8125-548, Vilamoura

Rua da Torre D’Água 8125-467, Vilamoura.

GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 37.101087 Longitude: -8.135443

Latitude: 37.101936 Longitude: -8.115834

Latitude: 37.092379 Longitude: -8.111468

Course Information

Course Information

Course Information

18 holes, Par 72, 6121m

18 holes, Par 73, 6254m

18 holes, Par 72, 6353m


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QUINTA DA RIA

Contact Telephone: +351 281 950 580 info@quintadaria.com www.quintadaria.com

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Address Várzea da Relva, S.A. Quinta da Ria, 8900-057 Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal GPS Coordinates Latitude: 37º 9’25.9’’N Longitude: 7º33’59.7’’W Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6053m

QUINTA DE CIMA

Contact Telephone: +351 281 950 580 info@quintadaria.com www.quintadaria.com Address Várzea da Relva, S.A. Quinta da Ria, 8900-057 Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal

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GPS Coordinates Latitude: 37º 9’25.9’’N Longitude: 7º33’59.7’’W Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6586m

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LISBON CLUB DIRECTORY 1. Aroeira I Telephone: +351 212 979 110 www.orizontegolf.com

8. Montado Hotel & Golf Resort Telephone: +351 265 708 150 www.montadoresort.com

15. Quinta do Peru Golf & Country Club Telephone: +351 210 514 012 www.orizontegolf.com

2. Aroeira II Telephone: +351 212 979 110 www.orizontegolf.com

9. Lisbon Sports Club Telephone: +351 214 310 077 www.lisbonclub.com

16. Ribagolfe I Telephone: +351 263 930 040 www.orizontegolf.com

3. Belas Clube de Campo Telephone: +351 219 626 640 www.belasclubedecampo.pt

10. Oeiras Golf Telephone: +351 965 002 755 www.orizontegolf.com

17. Ribagolfe II Telephone: +351 263 930 040 www.orizontegolf.com

4. Pestana Beloura Golf Telephone: +351 219 106 350 www.pestanagolf.com

11. Oitavos Dunes Telephone: +351 214 860 600 www.oitavosdunes.com

18. Royal Ă“bidos Spa & Golf Resort Telephone: +351 262 965 220 www.royalobidos.com

5. Bom Sucesso Telephone: +351 262 965 310 www.bomsucesso.net

12. Penha Longa Resort Telephone: +351 219 249 031 www.penhalonga.com

19. Santo Estevao Telephone: +351 263 949 492 www.orizontegolf.com

6. Dolce CampoReal Lisboa Telephone: +351 261 960 899 www.dolcecamporeal.com/lisboa-golf

13. Praia D’El Rey Telephone: +351 262 905 100 www.praia-del-rey.com

20. Troia Telephone: +351 265 494 024 www.shotelscollection.com/golf

7. Estoril Golf Club Telephone: +351 214 680 176 www.clubegolfestoril.com

14. Quinta da Marinha Telephone: +351 214 860 100 www.quintadamarinha.com

21. West Cliffs Telephone: +351 262 249 880 www.westcliffs.com

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AROEIRA I Only 25 km from Lisbon, Located in a protected pine woodland and close to the coastal town of Caparica, Aroeira is a unique estate comprising of two golf courses and a host of impressive mansions. Designed by Frank Pennink and opened in 1973, Aroeira I was affectionately christened the ‘Wentworth of Lisbon’ by the UK press and it is easy to see why.


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AROEIRA I Contact Telephone: +351 212 979 110 aroeira@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf Address Rua das Anémonas, Herdade da Aroeira, 2820-553 Charneca da Caparica GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.57284. Longitude: -9.18275 Played through tall avenues of pine forest and surrounded by wildlife and nature, the golf course plays to 6,650 yards and demands accuracy and placement off the tee in order to maximise opportunities to hit the target greens in regulation.

The course was the venue for the Portuguese Open in 1996 and 1997 and, in addition to staging several Ladies’ European Tour events, has hosted numerous prestigious national and international tournaments.

Facilities Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition, function room Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6044m • 5740m • 5503m • 5186m

STAY AND PLAY AROEIRA LISBON HOTEL **** 4 Nights B&B + 3 Green Fees (1x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira) from €328 7 Nights B&B + 5 Green Fees (Orizonte Lisbon Golf courses) from €531 For more information please email us via booking@orizontegolf.com. Visit our website at www.orizontegolf.com

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AROEIRA II Opened in 2000, designed by Donald Steel and built to exacting European Tour recommendations, Aroeira II compliments its older sister well. Visitors will enjoy the distinct tranquil and serene Aroeira environment but will discover a course that possesses a few more thrills and spills along the way.

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AROEIRA II Contact Telephone: +351 212 979 110 aroeira@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf Address Anemonas Street, Herdade da Aroeira, 2820-553 Charneca da Caparica GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.57284. Longitude: -9.18275 At more than 7,000 yards from the back tees, Aroeira II bares its teeth with water in play on no fewer than nine holes and large, undulating greens testing the putter to the maximum. It has hosted the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School and several ladies Portuguese Opens.

Facilities Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition, function room Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6367m • 5903m • 5339m • 4805m

AROEIRA APARTMENTS AT AROEIRA GOLF RESORT 3 night packages: T1 from 70€ | T2 from 97€ | T3 from 160€ More than 3 night packages: T1 from 63€ | T2 from 87€ | T3 from 145€ For more information please email us via booking@orizontegolf.com. Visit our website at www.orizontegolf.com

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BELAS CLUBE DE CAMPO Mr. AndrĂŠ Jordan, whom many will know from been the original developer of Quinta do Lago and later on the redevelopment of Vilamoura and the addiction of a further two courses, founded Belas Clube de Campo in 1994.


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BELAS CLUBE DE CAMPO Contact Telephone: +351 219 626 640 golfe@planbelas.pt www.belasclubedecampo.pt Social Media Facebook: belasclubedecampo.oficial Instagram: BelasClubedeCampo How to Find Planbelas, Sociedade Imobiliária SA Alameda do Aqueduto, Escritórios Belas Clube de Campo 2605-193 Belas

The famous American golf course architect was contracted to build and outstanding golf course, which he succeeded in doing. Belas Clube de Campo is a Championship Golf Course with an extraordinary layout. Several of the fairways and greens are set in deep valleys yet the cores still affords unforgettable panoramic views. With its excellent variety of holes, the course is a pleasure to play, whatever one’s handicap. It demands both skill and tactical play, and is acknowledged, both nationally and internationally, as one of Portugal´s top courses.

The company embraces the Quality and Environmental Management System (SGQA), certified according to EN ISO 9001 and EN ISO 14001, and also the European Program “Committed to Green”. Events Challenge Tour: Grand Final - 1998 Europeia Seniores Tour: Belas Clube de Campo Senior Open de Portugal - 2011 Since 1998, it has been home to the Expresso/ BPI Corporate Cup, Portugal´s largest and best known corporate golf tournament.

From the Lisbon area: Make your way to CREL/A9 either from A1, A5, A8 or IC19. From CREL take the exit BELAS and after the toll follow the signs to the 250. At the T-junction, turn right, then first left over the small bridge. Follow the orange signposts indicating o “Belas Clube de Campo”. GPS Coordinates 38º 48’ 28.10’’ N / 9º 16’ 27.32’’ W Facilities Clubhouse, changing rooms, golf shop, restaurant, bar, meeting rooms and banquets, Fleet of 50 buggies, Golf Academy with 2 training areas with 18 places each, short game area and Putting Green. plus two more putting-greens Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6109m Requirements It is mandatory to submit the handicap certificate (maximum Men 28, Ladies 36)

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PESTANA BELOURA GOLF The verdant foothills of the Sintra Mountains offer a breathtaking backdrop for the Pestana Beloura Golf Course. Here the famous American golf course architect Rocky Roquemore has conceived a course that will stretch both your imagination and ability yet provide an enjoyable challenge to golfers of all levels.


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PESTANA BELOURA GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 219 106 350 info@pestanagolf.com www.pestanagolf.com Social Media Facebook: PestanaGolf Instagram: pestanagolfresorts Address R. das Sesmarias, 3, Quinta da Beloura 2710-692 Sintra, Portugal GPS Coordinates 38º 45’50.902”N (dd: 38.76413) 9º 22´2.641”W (dd: -9.367) Over 40,000 eucalyptus, oak, pine, magnolia, palm and other exotic trees and plants have been planted on this gently undulating Par 72, 18 hole course that measures 5,716 metres from the Men’s Tees and 5,094 from the Women’s Tees. Water comes into play on many of the holes as they meander between the various lakes and streams that border the Fairways. The course is irrigated automatically from its own water supplies, guaranteeing crisp lies on lush tifton 419 fairways and true, holding greens from a green sward of creeping bents. Signature holes are the 7th and 17th holes. On the 7th, there is a lake that eats into the fairway so it is necessary to make the carry and then play a strategic shot short of the stream

crossing the fairway 100 meters from the green. The green is well protected both left and right by bunkers, plus it slopes sufficiently from back to front to test your birdie putt. The shot from the 17th Tee demands accuracy to find the fairway that threads its way between the lake on the left and out of bounds on the right. Whilst accuracy is at a premium, the Tee shot should be of sufficient length to enable the putting surface to be reached with a probing long iron. The course is complimented by excellent practice facilities and qualified teachers. The magnificent clubhouse incorporates the golf shop from which rental and other golf equipment is available.

Facilities Pro Shop, Club and buggy rental, Changing and locking facilities, Restaurant and Bar from whose terrace you enjoy the most spectacular view to the fairway overlooking the 18th hole, Full reception facilities, Putting green, Meeting and conference room, Tennis Court, Football Field, Floodlit pitch Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6102m Requirements Maximum Handicap: Men: 28 Ladies: 36 Course Rates High Season: 90€ (Nov, Feb, Apr, May, Sep) Low Season: 90€ (Dec, Jan, June, July, Aug) Premium Season: 90€ (March & October) Memberships Full membership from 150€ per month* (*Annual subscription)

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DOLCE CAMPOREAL LISBOA Our stunning golf course - designed by architect Donald Steel and built on land formerly used by the Portuguese royal family as a hunting reserve - was nominated the Best Golf Hotel in Portugal for the past two years in the World Golf Awards.


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DOLCE CAMPOREAL LISBOA Contact Telephone: +351 261 960 899 camporeal.golf@dolce.com www.dolcecamporeal.com/lisboa-golf Social Media Facebook: SilverCoastGolfClub Facebook: dolcecamporeal Address Rua do Campo 2565-770 Turcifal, Portugal On-site activities

Winding through the hills, valleys and vineyards of the Serra do Socorro and Archeira, in the Oeste region, it is a pleasant course, suitable for any player. In 2010 and 2011, Dolce CampoReal Lisboa hosted the professional Ladies Open of Portugal, which was part of the Ladies European Tour. Golf Academy Silver Coast CampoReal offers the perfect conditions for those who have recently discovered the pleasures of golf and for experienced golfers who want to improve their swing. All classes are supervised by a golf professional.

Located in the heart of the Protected Landscape of Socorro and Archeira Mountains in Torres Vedras

Fitness centre available 24h per day, Heated indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, Tennis court, Football pitch, Miguel Athayde Equestrian Centre, DiVine by RitualSpa (free access to the Jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish baths), “Rotas do Oeste” Adventure Club (Jeep trips in the region and outdoor activities). Golf Facilities Pro-Shop, Driving Range (2 main tees and 2 chipping greens), Electric buggies, Trolleys, Club hire, Shoe cleaning (compressed air), Clubhouse Restaurant & Bar Course Information 18 Holes. Par 72 • 6009m • 5510m • 5181m • 4745m Requirements Mandatory handicap certificate: Men 36, Ladies 36 Soft spikes required. Jeans, trainers, shorts and t-shirts are not allowed on the golf course and driving range.

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ESTORIL GOLF CLUB This course, opened in 1929, was refurbished and extended to 27 holes in 1936, by McKenzie Ross. Overlooking Estoril and the sea, the 5200 meter long course is set amongst eucalyptus, mimosas and pine trees, giving a uniquely colorful touch that demands excellent tactics, and challenges in accuracy rather than distance.


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ESTORIL GOLF CLUB Golf Contact Telephone: +351 214 680 176 geral@golfestoril.com reservas@golfestoril.com www.clubegolfestoril.com Hotel Contact reservations@hotelestorilpalacio.pt www.palacioestorilhotel.com Address Avenida da República 2765-273 Estoril, Portugal GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.718500. Longitude: -9.395227 The main championship course has hosted some of the most important tournaments in the Portuguese calendar: 20 times the Portuguese Open, 63 times the International Amateur Championship, and also the European Ladies Open and the Women´s European Amateur Championship. To cater for the comfort of the player and to complement the golf there is a splendid clubhouse with a pro shop, bar, changing rooms, swimming pool and a restaurant where you can taste the delights of the Portuguese cuisine, while you are overlooking the 18th hole and a spectacular view over the Atlantic Ocean. The course is owned by Hotel Palácio, and guests are offered special privileges to use the Estoril Golf Course, as well as receiving discounts at all the other 7 courses in the area.

The main championship course has hosted some of the most important tournaments in the Portuguese calendar

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12th Portuguese Senior Men’s International Championship For information and entries Telephone: +315 21 468 13 76 or Email: secretaria@clubegolfestoril.com

Infrastructure/Services Driving Range, Academy, Putting Greens, Large Pitch & Chipping areas, Golf Shop, Restaurant & Bar Rental Services Buggies, Hand Trolleys, Caddies & Golf Clubs Course Information Championship Course 18 holes, Par 69 Handicap Required Blue Course 9 Holes No Handicap Requirements

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MONTADO Montado Hotel & Golf Resort is located at the Costa Azul in Algeruz (Palmela), in a region famous for its wines, nature, traditional flavors and magnificent beaches. Surrounded by the vineyards that give origin to the famous wines of the Palmela/Setubal region and set in a cork oak landscape, the Montado Hotel & Golf Resort is a perfect destination to enjoy the best of the region and to get out of the rut.


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MONTADO HOTEL & GOLF RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 265 708 150 geral@montadoresort.com www.montadoresort.com How to Find Montado Hotel & Golf Resort Urbanização Golfe do Montado, Lote 1 2950-051 Palmela The Montado Hotel & Golf Resort is located in the Costa Azul region in Algeruz (Palmela), 15 minutes from the center of Setubal, and 10 minutes from Palmela. It’s also only 30 minutes travel from Lisbon International Airport and less than 3 hours flight from major European capitals. GPS Coordinates This Resort is the only one in the region that has an 18 hole golf course and accommodation, which makes it perfect for golf lovers. The golf course stands out for having hosted the most important competitions in Portugal, It is particularly famous for the green of hole 18, the signature hole, which is located on an island, There are a total of seven golf courses in the neighborhood, all less than 30 minutes drive away, and for those seeking a leisure holiday, the beach is just 20 minutes away by car. This combination makes Montado Hotel & Golf Resort the ideal place for a vacation with days of perfect pleasure.

The high quality and charm of the Hotel, designed by the world renowned architect Tomás Taveira, features 90 luxurious rooms and three Suites, all offering a balcony with views of the golf course. The hotel also features two meeting rooms, filled with natural light and equipped with the latest technology. A restaurant with panoramic views and capacity for 140 people, bar with terrace, SPA with a wide range of therapies, gym and free parking, put the Montado Hotel & Golf Resort in a privileged place for business events and meetings or golf and leisure holidays.

N 38°34’11.0” | W 8°48’10.9” Hotel Facilities 42 Superior rooms, 48 Standard rooms 3 Suites, All in One Restaurant, Pitch and Putt Bar, Atributo Zen SPA, Indoor Swimming Pool, Gym, 2 Meeting Rooms (77 and 144 sqm), Free Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Hair stylist, Shop, Laundry, Organization of events and celebrations Golf Facilities Driving Range, Two Putting Greens, Chipping and Pitching area, Bunker zone, Short game zone Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6380m • 5916m • 5501m • 4898m

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PENHA LONGA RESORT Ranked in the top 30 Courses in Continental Europe, the 27-hole course at Penha Longa Resort designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is escapist golf at its best. With its bold drives, courageous approaches and artful greens, it is both an adrenalin rush and a soothing journey through one of Portugal’s most inspiring landscapes.

Exciting at every turn, this championship challenge and host to the Portuguese Open, is a master test of variety and thrills. Penha Longa Golf courses offer three different circuits: Atlantic Championship, Atlantic North and Atlantic South, providing completely different experiences throughout the amazing hills of Sintra and Penha Longa Resort. Atlantic Championship The 18-hole Atlantic Championship, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, opened in 1992 and staged the Portuguese Open two years later. Every hole is different and exciting, with Jones using the contours to great effect. The course has a superb flow to it and the views throughout are magnificent, especially away to the coastal towns of Cascais and Estoril and to the blue Atlantic ocean.


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PENHA LONGA RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 219 249 031 reservas.golf@penhalonga.com www.penhalonga.com Social Media Facebook: PenhaLongaHotel Instagram: penhalongaresort Address Estrada da Ladoa Azul , 2714-511 Sintra, Linhó, Portugal Facilities

Atlantic North The perfect complement to its sister course, the Atlantic North course is a combination of the first 9 holes of the Championship Course with stunning landscapes of the surrounding national park, creating an amazing layout, also characterized by fast greens and narrow fairways, offering moderated challenges which suit all levels of players. Atlantic South The perfect match between the last 9 holes of the Championship Course with the Old Monastery Course, creating different situations and challenges, you will feel that you are playing in a magical place, but it’s all the amazing place where this course belongs, Sintra. In this case you will find a lot of challenges and tricky shots, it will be a completely different experience.

A Stunning Luxury Hotel Uncover the treasures of one of the most spellbinding luxury hotels near Lisbon, Portugal. Penha Longa Resort is a historic estate that traces its origins back to the 14th century when both hermit monks and Lisbon royalty called the tranquil Sintra Mountains home. Today, guests will experience the very same sense of beauty and calm at one of the top resorts near Lisbon, which immerses them in its legendary surroundings from the moment they arrive with: 194 well-appointed guest rooms; Ten innovative restaurants offering a variety of cuisine; Fine Dining at LAB by Sergi Arola and Midori - Michelin Star restaurants; A Thaiinspired Spa with over 1,500 sqm; More than 27 meeting and breakout rooms mostly set in a 14th century Monastery; Numerous indoor and outdoor recreational activities.

Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Luxury Stay & Play Offer Valid until December 31, 2020 Starting at €340 EUR per night Feeling like a true golf professional? Come and improve your handicap in one of our two magnificent golf courses surrounded by mountain and sea. The LuxuryStay and Play Package includes: Overnight accommodation; Daily Breakfast Buffet in our restaurant; 1 round of golf in our Atlantic championship course; 1 round of golf at Quinta da Marinha golf course; 1 buggy per stay; 1 round-trip Airport Transfer

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PRAIA D’EL REY Praia D’El Rey is arguably one of the most stunning golf courses in Europe. Set among extensive pine forests and undulating dunes, with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlengas Islands beyond.

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PRAIA D’EL REY Contact Telephone: +351 262 905 100 golf.reservations@praia-del-rey.com www.praia-del-rey.com Social Media Facebook: praiadelrey Instagram: praiadelrey Address Vale de Janelas, 2510-541 Óbidos GPS Coordinates L39°23’25.09 N 9°17’15.70 W Accommodation The 18-hole golf course was designed by the renowned American golf architect Cabell B. Robinson and was inaugurated on 14th June 1997. Deep bunkers, sloping greens and sandy dunes contrast sharply with the lush fairways, making it the complete golfing challenge. Where the green meets the sea The exclusive Praia D’El Rey Golf & Beach resort is home to miles of golden beaches, a world

class golf course and long days of plentiful sunshine. A world class golf & beach resort The champioship golf course is the centrepiece of the resort and maintains its reputation as one of the top courses in Europe. Only 50 minutes from cosmopolitan Lisbon, Praia D’El Rey is a world-class resort in the Portuguese sun!

Set along the pristine shores of Portugal’s Silver Coast, the resort offers a host of spectacular villas, holiday residences and of course, the luxury accommodation of the 5-star Marriott Hotel. Restaurants & Bars Tempera, Contato, Emprata, Pool Bar, Maré, Club House Resort Activities Kids Club, Kaylan Spa, Tennis Centre, Health Club, Local Experiences (surfing, horse riding and more) Golf Facilities Pro Shop, Driving Range (Equipped with outdoor and covered bays), chip and put fields, Club Repair Services Golf Requirements Valid golf handicap certificate required. Minimum 36 handicap.

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QUINTA DA MARINHA The Quinta da Marinha Golf Course, in Cascais, has 18 holes with 5.870 meters of pure nature and big challenges. This par 71, designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, offers fantastic views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra Mountains.


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QUINTA DA MARINHA Contact Telephone: +351 214 860 100 golf@quintadamarinha.com www.quintadamarinha.com Social Media Facebook: HotelQuintadaMarinhaResort Address Hotel Quinta da Marinha, Quinta da Marinha, 2750-005 Cascais, Portugal Located in the coastal town of Cascais, Quinta da Marinha Resort is a 35-minute drive from Lisbon and only 4 km from Guincho Beach. A courtesy transfer to Cascais is offered to resort guests. In this course you can really see the style of Robert Trent Jones in the elevated greens and tees, with many bunkers in play and, as expected, some water hazards. Every hole is different, you will have to use all the clubs in the bag and play with strategy to make a good score. Some of the holes you won’t forget are: Hole 3, Par 4, it is one of the most famous holes of the Portuguese Golf, with view to the Atlantic Ocean, its picture was used for many years to promote “Golf in Portugal” abroad. Hole 4, Par 3, played over a natural ravine to a quite demanding Green. Hole 13, Par 3, you play over a big lake to an elevated green well protected

with 4 bunkers. Hole 18, a beautiful Par 5, with two lakes, all shots have to be well thought to make sure you are not penalized by the water. Quinta da Marinha has been host to many high profile professional competitions, such as the Ladies Masters in 1988, won by South African player Laurette Maritz-Atkins. In 2002, the PGA Seniors Tour Championship was won by Denis Durnian after a dramatic sudden-death play-off with the former Ryder Cup star, Eamonn Darcy. And in 2007, the Challenge Tour, was won by Ross McGowan, shooting 66 to beat former Ryder Cup player Peter Baker who was leading the after round three,

GPS Coordinates 38º42’14.40”N | 9º27’30.00”W Facilities Bar, Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs Hire, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice Area, Pro Shop, Putting Green, Golf Lessons, Function Room Hotel Quinta da Marinha A luxury resort situated in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. After an extensive re-styling in 2014, the hotel has become more contemporary, making guests feel even more at home. 198 rooms embrace the outdoor pool, which has views over the golf course. Five Pines Restaurant offers international buffet meals and Rocca serves gourmet Portuguese cuisine. Live music can be heard at the Trent Jones bar. At the spa, guests can enjoy a relaxing pedicure or body treatment. There is also a fitness centre and an indoor pool.

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QUINTA DO PERU GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Located 30 minutes’ drive from Lisbon city and framed by the Arrábida Natural Park, Quinta do Peru is a beautifully crafted design by Rocky Roquemore and is regularly rated among the top 100 courses in Continental Europe.

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QUINTA DO PERU GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Contact Telephone: +351 210 514 012 quintadoperu@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf Address Alameda da Serra, 2 2975-666 Quinta do Conde GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.54120. Longitude: -9.05215 Facilities Opened in 1994, the parkland layout meanders through verdant pines and provides a 6,640yard test, with astute bunkering and true-rolling, quick greens that will offer a good examination to any putting stroke.

Practice facilities are first-rate and, as such, are a popular draw for visiting golf schools from central and northern Europe. Facilities include a double-ended 300 metre practice range, short game target greens and putting areas.

Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, 300m double-ended driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition, function room Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6036m • 5645m • 4703m

STAY AND PLAY SESIMBRA HOTEL & SPA **** 4 Nights B&B + 3 Green Fees (1x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira) from €334 7 Nights B&B + 5 Green Fees (2x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira, 1x Ribagolfe) from €543 For more information please email us via booking@orizontegolf.com. Visit our website at www.orizontegolf.com

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ROYAL ÓBIDOS A wonder of nature in its own right, the golf course at the Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort received its own “real” treatment from world golf legend Severiano Ballesteros. Applying his art in the design of golf courses, the renowned golfer created a truly exceptional course here, honoring the high-quality standards of the resort.

The Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort is situated in a region with several UNESCO World Heritage sites, several national monuments and an Atlantic coast of unparalleled natural beauty, making the region a holiday destination that is highly appreciated by Portuguese and foreigners alike. Designed to integrate subtly with the natural surroundings, taking advantage of the undulating terrain, this 6,400-meter course attracts golfers of all levels. The first hole, a generous right handed dogleg, heads north, setting up a spectacular combination of holes overlooking the lagoon (Lagoa de Óbidos). The feature hole of the front nine is the 3rd, a 144m Par 3 off the yellow tees to an island green, with the stunning Óbidos lagoon in the background. The second nine holes overlook the Atlantic Ocean. Six of the holes meander between an


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ROYAL ÓBIDOS SPA & GOLF RESORT Contact Telephone: +351 262 965 220 golf.reservations@royalobidos.com www.royalobidos.com Social Media Facebook: royalobidos Twitter: RoyalObidos Instagram: royalobidos How to Find Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort Cabeço da Serra, 2510-665 Vau Óbidos

intricate ecosystem of lakes interconnected by cascading streams. The highlight of the back nine is the 18th, a 490m Par 5 off the yellow tees, with a panoramic over the back nine, the clubhouse and the Ocean beyond. The Clubhouse offers varied cuisine in The Legend Restaurant & Bar, two bars, a reception, a golf shop and a collection area. In a large terrace area, both owners and visitors enjoy breathtaking views over the golf course, with the different lakes, streams and waterfalls, as well as a wonderful and unforgettable sunset, taking the sea as a backdrop. Have you thought about becoming a member of a golf course? How about being a member of the latest golf course designed by the brilliant Seve Ballesteros, the golf course chosen to host the

prestigious Portugal Open tournament over the next three years, with a genuinely excellent geographical position and superb views of the Atlantic Ocean? Well, this is your opportunity! Royal Óbidos annuities for 2020 are now available! From our three different annuities, choose the one that suits you best: Jack Nicklaus for UNLIMITED rounds (€ 1500), Bobby Jones with 30 rounds per year (€ 1200), and Walter Hagen with 25 rounds per year (€ 1000). All our members have access to exclusive discounts at the pro shop, restaurant, hotel, and spa, as well as reduced value green fees in various fields around the world, as part of a Pacific Links International member course! Did we get your attention? Do not waste any more time! Become a member of Royal Óbidos! For more information, contact us at golf@royalobidos.com

The drive from Lisbon Airport to the Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort is done by the A8 in about 50 minutes. Facilities Pro-shop, Driving Range Academy (Groups with Pros welcome), Professional Tuition, Electric Buggies, Electric Trolleys, Pull Trolleys, Club Hire, Clubhouse Restaurant & Bar, On site accommodation, Leisure & Spa Evolutee Hotel and Spa The Evolutee Hotel at the Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort provides a unique and unforgettable experience. It is a 5-star boutique hotel for those seeking a discreet but demanding service, with interior design by Yoo Studio. Thanks to its perfect position, Evolutee Hotel offers inspiring views of the golf course and the Atlantic Ocean. For pure moments of evasion and well-being, the Spa offers relaxing massages that provide a sense of balance. Guests of the Evolutee Hotel are offered special privileges to use the Royal Óbidos Golf Course, and receive discounts at the other 4 courses in the area. Telephone: +351 262 240 220 reception@evoluteehotel.com www.evoluteehotel.com

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RIBAGOLFE I Contact Telephone: +351 263 930 040 ribagolfe@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf Address Vargem Fresca, N119, Infantado, 2135-194 Samora Correia GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.82143. Longitude: -8.75511

RIBAGOLFE I Once described as the ‘Valderrama of Portugal’, Ribagolfe I provides a superb test of golf in a unique and natural setting 40 minutes from Lisbon. Designers Peter Townsend and European Golf Design were blessed with a beautiful piece of virgin cork oak forest and have created a layout which would grace any European Tour event, with superb oversized greens and a length of 7,370 yards from the back tees. Narrow landing areas also play with the mind for long and straight hitters. Ribagolfe I has hosted the first stage of the European Tour Qualifying School from 2009-2017.

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Designers Peter Townsend and European Golf Design have created a layout which would grace any European Tour event

Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6456m • 6044m • 5483m • 5200m

STAY AND PLAY SANA SESIMBRA **** 4 Nights B&B + 3 Green Fees (1x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira) from €320 7 Nights B&B + 5 Green Fees (2x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira, 1x Ribagolfe) from €483 For more information please email us via booking@orizontegolf.com. Visit our website at www.orizontegolf.com


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RIBAGOLFE II Contact Telephone: +351 263 930 040 ribagolfe@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf Address Vargem Fresca, N119, Infantado, 2135-194 Samora Correia GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.82143. Longitude: -8.75511

RIBAGOLFE II A shorter test than its sibling Ribagolfe I, but still measuring more than 6,800 yards, Ribagolfe II was designed by former Ryder Cup player Michael King in collaboration with European Tour Design and opened in 2004. Blessed with the same indigenous cork oak canvas, King has crafted a more forgiving but equally appealing golf course with wider fairways and landing areas.

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The huge, moderately contoured greens, however, provide a stiff test if you’re to score well here. Both Ribagolfe courses are set within a forest of cork oak trees and the design makes full use of the sweeping undulations of the site, providing many spectacular golf holes across valleys and lakes. You can be sure that you will be surrounding by nothing but nature around you.

Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6214m • 5750m • 5258m • 4998m

Set within a forest of cork oak trees the design provides many spectacular golf holes

STAY AND PLAY CAPARICA DA CAPARICA **** 4 Nights B&B + 3 Green Fees (1x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira) from €298 7 Nights B&B + 5 Green Fees (2x Quinta do Peru, 2x Aroeira, 1x Ribagolfe) from €479 For more information please email us via booking@orizontegolf.com. Visit our website at www.orizontegolf.com

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SANTO ESTÊVÃO Contact Telephone: +351 263 949 492 santoestevao@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf Address Vila Nova de Santo Estêvão, CCI 19, 2130-127 Benavente GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.90783. Longitude: -8.73651

SANTO ESTÊVÃO Designed by Donald Steel and opened in 2004, Santo Estêvão is set in the fertile rolling landscape of the Northern Alentejo region and serves up a par-73 course which is laid out over 72 hectares and plays to more than 7,000 yards. With well-designed, strategically-placed bunkers and greens, the 18 hole course offers a layout that will challenge golfers of all abilities and the gently undulating land makes for an easy, pleasant walk. The scenery is complemented by areas of natural vegetation, with the golden tones of dry herbs contrasting with the varied colours of spring flowers. Santo Estêvão is located close to Ribagolfe and little more than 40 minutes drive from Lisbon.

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With well-designed, strategically-placed bunkers and greens, the 18 hole course offers a layout that will challenge golfers of all abilities

Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition Course Information 18 holes, Par 73 • 6382m • 6034m • 5495m • 5028m

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OEIRAS GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 965 002 755 oeirasgolf@orizontegolf.com www.orizontegolf.com Social Media Facebook: orizontegolf Instagram: orizontelisbongolf How to Find Avenida Casal de Cabanas, 140 2730-277 Barcaren GPS Coordinates Latitude: 38.74520. Longitude: -9.29761

OEIRAS GOLF Situated in Oeiras and surrounded by the most important business centres of Portugal, this 3,515-yard 9-hole course offers players an enjoyable and challenging golf experience in a quiet and secluded setting just 10 minutes away from the busy streets of Lisbon.

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This 3,515-yard 9-hole course offers players an enjoyable and challenging golf experience in a quiet and secluded setting

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Bar, buggy/trolley hire, clubs to hire, clubhouse, driving range, food, practice area, pro shop, putting green, golf tuition Course Information 9 holes, Par 37 • 3235m • 2990m • 2795m • 2530m

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TROIA GOLF Located on the beautiful, sand-skirted Trรณia Peninsula on the Atlantic coast, Troia was designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior and opened for play in 1980 to a rightful fanfare of trumpets.

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TROIA GOLF Contact Telephone: +351 265 494 024 golf@troiaresort.pt www.shotelscollection.com/golf Social Media Facebook: troiagolf Instagram: troiagolf How to Find 7570-789 Carvalhal GDL, Portugal Located less than an hour south of Lisbon and a unique ferry ride between the up-andcoming town of Setúbal. GPS Coordinates Set as part of the Troia Resort, which features five and four star hotels, a range of modern apartments, villas and beach houses, a vibrant marina, as well as a casino, restaurants, bars, sporting facilities and many other on-site attractions and amenities. Since its opening, Troia has established itself among Europe’s elite courses and hosted a number of prestigious national and international tournaments, including the Portuguese Open in 1983. Featuring Trent Jones Senior’s trademark bold bunkering, raised greens and doglegs through a combination of pine trees and indigenous coastal plants, Troia’s spectacular scenery and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Arrábida mountain range, mixed with its variety

of challenging and enjoyable holes, make it one of Portugal’s finest courses. Surrounded by wildlife and nature in the heart of Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, the course plays to 6,908 yards along the coast and requires a multitude of shots, making it a stern test for golfers of all abilities. Two holes that stand out are the third and 18th, with the par-four third hole being considered by Trent Jones Senior as one of the best he’s ever designed - including it in his ideal 18-hole golf course. The hole blends seamlessly with the landscape and has breathtaking views throughout. Hole 18 is a par-five left dogleg with an elevated green protected by three front bunkers.

Latitude 38.479190. Longitude -8.889514 Facilities Buggy/Trolley Hire, Clubs To Hire, Clubhouse with Bar and Restaurant, Driving Range, Practice Area (including Putting Greens and Short Game Areas), Pro Shop, Golf Tuition, Accommodation Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6317m

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WEST CLIFFS The varied landscape and natural terrain was maintained as undisturbed as possible to create a unique and world class 18-hole seaside links golf course alongside the silver coast. Rolling sand dunes intersperse with coastal vegetation, while the pine groves overlook the ocean from above.

The course will challenge the golfer in difficulty and length, but with its modern design and several sets of tees, this great experience will be accessible to golfers of all levels. Sculptured to preserve the unspoiled nature The new golf course has been designed to perfectly fit into the natural environment and create one of the most wonderful golf experiences. Nature is in abundance and from every hole there is a stunning view over the Atlantic Ocean and Ă“bidos Lagoon. It was always here The varied landscape and natural terrain was left as undisturbed as possible to create a unique and world class 18-hole golf course alongside the silver coast. The existing terrain is “natural rolling sand dunes and coastal vegetationâ€? interspersed


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WEST CLIFFS Contact Telephone: +351 262 249 880 golf.reception@westcliffs.com www.westcliffs.com Social Media Facebook: westcliffs Instagram: westcliffsgolflinks Address Estrada do Rio Cortiço nº4 2510-665 Vau-Óbidos GPS Coordinates 39°25’01.5”N 9°14’27.5”W with areas of pine groves overlooking the sea from a variety of elevations above the cliffs and permanent views of the Atlantic Ocean and the nearby Óbidos Laguna. The course layout is the result of a long term study of the terrains conditions and characteristics to preserve the natural beauty and ecological balance of the site. It was always here. We have just perfected nature.

well as several concerned national ministries. The design evolved through many reviews and exhaustive revisions to ensure a minimum disturbance of the environment and protection of the areas of existing drainage basins, dinosaur fossils and heritage pine trees. The beauty and challenge of this rare ocean side links course grows with each passing hole and although thrilling and dramatic it is available to all levels of golfers.

West cliffs was designed by the world renowned golf course designer Cynthia Dye from Dye Design The golf course design process required a long term, careful study of the site conditions, characteristics and restrictions. The Dye team worked closely with the local government’s planning and engineering departments as

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Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6382 • 5935 • 5564 • 5091 • 4533 meters Club House Restaurant The West Cliffs Club House offers you an exclusive view over the Atlantic Ocean and the Golf Course. The restaurant menu is based on the steakhouse concept, with national and international high-quality meats. Snacks and an à la carte menu make it ideal for golfers looking for quick meals or relaxed lunches. The Club House concept has been perfected under the leadership of chef Luís Correia.

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BOM SUCESSO

LISBON SPORTS CLUB

OITAVOS DUNES

Contact

Contact

Contact

Telephone: +351 262 965 310 golf@bomsucesso.net www.bomsucesso.net

Telephone: +351 214 310 077 geral@lisbonclub.com www.lisbonclub.com

Telephone: +351 214 860 600 info@oitavosdunes.pt www.oitavosdunes.com

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Address

Bom Sucesso Resort 2510-688 Vau, Óbidos

Casal da Carregueira - Belas 2605-203 - Belas

Quinta da Marinha, Lote 64 2750-040 Cascais

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Latitude: 39º22´57.00 N Longitude: 9º14´44.59”’ W

Latitude: 38º 47’52.76” N Longitude: 9º 16’34.39” W

Latitude: 38° 42,02. 57. N Longitude: 9° 27,53. 13. W

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18 holes, Par 72, 6228m

18 holes, Par 69, 5309m

18 holes, Par 71, 5967m

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Ponte de Lima 4 Vidago 5 Braga

Esposende 1

Guimaraes

Vila Real

Amarante 2 Porto

Espinho 3

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1. Estela Golf Club Telephone: +351 252 601 814 https://estelagolf.pt 2. Golfe de Amarante Telephone: +351 255 446 060 https://golfedeamarante.com 3. Oporto Golf Club Telephone: +351 227 342 008 www.oportogolfclub.com 4. Ponte de Lima Telephone: +351 258 743 414 www.axisgolfe.com 5. Vidago Palace Telephone: +351 276 990 980 www.vidagopalace.com


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ESTELA GOLF CLUB

GOLFE DE AMARANTE

Contact

Contact

Telephone: +351 252 601 814 geral@estelagolf.pt https://estelagolf.pt

Telephone: +351 255 446 060 info@golfedeamarante.com https://golfedeamarante.com

Address

Address

Lugar do Rio Alto Estela 4570-242, Póvoa de Varzim

Quinta da Deveza - Fregim 4600-593 Amarante

GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 41º27’13.03’’N Longitude: 8º46’29.27’’W

Latitude: 41.255775 Longitude: -8.113832

Course Information

Course Information

18 holes, Par 72, 6148m

18 holes, Par 68, 5030m

OPORTO GOLF CLUB

PONTE DE LIMA

Contact

Contact

Telephone: +351 227 342 008 ogc@oportogolfclub.com www.oportogolfclub.com

Telephone: +351 258 743 414 reservas@axisgolfe.com www.axisgolfe.com

Address

Address

Oporto Golf Club, Paramos, 4500 Espinho

Quinta de Pias - Fornelos 4990-620 Ponte de Lima

GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 40”59´04.42” N Longitude: 8º 38´30.69” W

Latitude: 41° 44’ 58.9482” N Longitude: -8° 34’ 23.6136” W

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18 holes, Par 71, 5692m

18 holes, Par 71, 6005m

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VIDAGO PALACE The award-winning Vidago Palace Hotel Golf Course was redesigned by the firm Cameron & Powell from an original by Mackenzie Ross built in 1936. The course has now been rebuilt from scratch to meet USGA specifications for greens and tees and has been transformed into a par 72 course.

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VIDAGO PALACE GOLF COURSE Contact Telephone: +351 276 990 980 golf.reservations@royalobidos.com www.vidagopalace.com Social Media Facebook: Vidago.Palace.hotel.Spa Instagram: vidagopalacehotel Twitter: VidagoPalace How to Find Parque de Vidago, Apt. 16 5425-307 Vidago, Portugal The Vidago Palace Golf Course is 1 hour and 10 minutes away from Oporto Airport. Take the A3 highway towards Braga, A7 towards Guimarães, enter in the A24 highway toward Chaves. The Vidago Palace Hotel Golf Course is a course of striking contrasts, all with a particular respect for the natural surroundings. Distinctive features of this course include the support walls of all the tees, which are made of local stone, and the century-old trees, almost all of which have been preserved. The first four holes, played within the Centenary Park of the Vidago Palace Hotel, anticipate the next 11, newly built in the Oura valley. The last three are played in the upper part of the Centenary Park, and afford magnificent views

to the neighboring hills and villages. Every hole is a challenge and each of the last nine is completely different from the one before, giving golfers the opportunity to deploy their full range of shots. The comprehensive nature of the Vidago Palace offering has been demonstrated by it hosting the Portuguese Senior Open in 2014 – part of the European Senior Tour – as well the Bonallack and Patsy Hankins Trophies in 2016, the international amateur match between Europe and Asia- Pacific.

Facilities Bar, Buggy Bar, Pull Trolleys Hire, Buggy Hire, Clubs Hire /Clubhouse, Driving Range, Food, Practice area, Pro Shop, Putting Greens, Short game area, Golf Lessons, Showers, Lockers, Hotel Course Information 18 holes, Par 72, 6308m

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