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.
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. But wait, there’s more…
The Troia Golf Championship Course, designed by the famous American golf architect Robert Trent Jones Senior is an amazing links and one of the most fascinating golf challenges in Portugal, located along the peninsula of Tróia – a region of outstanding natural beauty and one of the most scenic places in Portugal, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sado Estuary, with an imposing view over the Arrábida Mountain.
Just half an hour’s drive south of Lisbon and about two hours north of the Algarve, not overplayed and with a wild natural beauty, this gem of a course, was ranked #25 amongst Europe Top 100 Courses by British magazine “Golf World”. But wait, there’s more…
The Penha Longa Atlantic Course is a challenging championship golf course with breathtaking views over the ocean with Estoril and Cascais to the South and the Sintra hills to the North.
Designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones Jr. the course is regularly ranked in the top five Portuguese courses this fantastic layout has hosted the Portuguese Open three times (1994, 1995 and 2010) as well as the Estoril Open in 1999.
The topographical layout of the 18 holes is over gently wooded hills which adds to its overall beauty. Six of the holes are situated in the valley, whilst the other holes have been built on a hill offering lovely views of the Sintra Hills.
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Silves is a serene spot, but the golf course is anything but the proverbial walk in the park; it is the “archetype” of man-sized parkland golf.
Pestana Silves course is for players – low handicaps will find it a serious challenge to come in under par. But high handicaps (when focused) will be able to enjoy their round. The severity of the bunkering is enough defence against the onslaught of the games big guns. But wait, there’s more…
Espiche Golf is opened in January 2012 in the Algarve, west of Lagos. The Espiche golf course is surrounded by open countryside and vineyards with views to the Monchique Mountains in the distance; the close proximity to Luz and Lagos offers a very special location.
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The Roda Golf course looks glorious with its lush, rolling fairways, lakes and palm trees; its bunkers are at strategic locations of the holes so that the game of golf can be a challenging one for the players. The 18-hole par 72 (6,137 meters) golf course was designed by Dave Thomas, one of the most prestigious European golf designers. He said that he was very satisfied with his ability to transform a practically level land into a waved golf course. But wait, there’s more
The Miraflores Golf Course is short by modern standards, the greens are quite fast and most of the fairways are fairly level and wide, there are also a number of elevated greens which do require a good amount of walking so a buggy is recommend though not a must.
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The Rio Real golf course spreads over a beautiful valley, the course is set in splendid surroundings on gently undulating terrain, softly sloping towards the Mediterranean. Designed by Spain’s top architect Javier Arana, Rio Real Golf Course opened in 1965. But wait, there’s more…
Torrequebrada golf course, in Benalmádena on Spain´s Costa del Sol, opened in 1976.The course was designed by José “Pepe” Gancedo, one of Spain´s most promising amateur golfers, who has since designed many golf courses in Spain, in the rest of Europe and in the States. But wait, there’s more…
Situated in the foothills of the Almenara mountain range, only 10 minutes by car from the historic town of Lorca and the magnificent beaches of Águilas; Lorca Golf has been sculpted into the unique landscape and Natural Park, surrounding the golf course there is an additional 60 hectares of open parkland. But wait, there’s more…