Golden Eagle Residence & Golf Resort

Arrouquelas,

Rio Maior, Santarém Region 2040-481

  • Office

    +351 243 940 040
  • Pro shop

    +351 960 148 425
  • Fax

    +351 243 908 149

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Rocky Roquemore

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6021
5550
4863
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.1
68.8
71.5

Location

Latitude:

39.256615

Longitude:

-8.919482

How to get there:

70 km N of Lisbon

Follow the A1 north from Lisbon; take exit 5 (Aveiras) and follow the N366 direction Alcoentre. After 1 km at roundabout follow direction Alcoentra / Golfe. After 8 km continue on to the IC2 direction Rio Maior. After 12 km take exit Assecceira and turn immediately right direction Quebrada. After 2.4 km turn left at sign for Golden Eagle (Quinta do Brincal) golf resort.

Golden Eagle Residence & Golf Resort

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1994

Golden Eagle Residence & Golf Resort: With new owners in 2003, it is not only a name change (from Golden Eagle to Quinta do Brincal then back to Golden Eagle) that is evident here, there are also signs of much new investment, not least in the course itself (and a residential development to follow).

The order of holes has changed, switching the best holes and nicest views of the surrounding countryside to the back nine. Roquemore's original design continues to give the course its very solid credentials - it occupies a pleasant stretch of undulating and lightly wooded countryside, within a quiet and natural environment.

Excellent bunkering and several water hazards will ensure you need to play well to score well, although the greens still need attention to match the quality of the rest of the course. No reason why, with further investment, this golf course cannot continue to progress to become one of the best in Portugal.

List of courses: Around Lisbon

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36 (men & women).

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

With its new owners, Golden Eagle (formerly Quinta do Brincal) has a very signficant development plan, which includes a hotel and conference centre and considerable real estate around the course, and a second course.

Where2Stay

  • Estalagem do Convento Hotel4-star

    Rua D. Joao d'Omelas - 2510 Obidos

    +351 262 95 92 17

    Visit website

    Located in a former 19th century convent, the hotel offers a refined, comfortable and quiet environment. The hotel is situated next to (and just outside) the huge defensive wall that surrounds the historic city of Obidos. The hotel has 27 rooms and 4 suites, with views of the Obidos city wall or the old convent gardens.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Praia d'El Rey; Quinta do Brincal

  • Corinthia Santarem Hotel4-star

    Avenida Madre Andaluz, 2000 Santarem

    +351 243 309 500

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Golden Eagle

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