Laguna Golf Course


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Laguna Golf Course Est. 1990

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Laguna Golf Course (formerly part of the Oceânico Group) is one of five courses in Vilamoura now operated by Dom Pedro Golf. The others are: The Old Course, Millennium, Pinhal and Victoria. The ever-popular Laguna course is located on gently undulating low-lying coastal terrain, which creates a flatter layout than most of the other courses in the impressive Vilamoura collection.

Laguna's feel is definitely "open parkland". The absence of penal rough will have you reaching for the "big-timber" for the majority of tee-shots. The layout takes you down towards the town of Vilamoura, before turning you round at the 14th for the impressive closing stretch back to the clubhouse - tough going especially if played into the wind.

As the course's name might imply, water is without doubt the main hazard to be reckoned with. The best of the "water holes" are all knee-tremblers from the tee, and include the short doglegging par-4 5th and 14th holes, and the hop-skip-and-jump par-5 15th.

The overall impression you get here is of a well-maintained and still developing course, where several trees dotted around the open landscape have yet to fully mature. The scenery is not overly spectacular, but the course is challenging enough in its own right. The Laguna shares its welcoming clubhouse with the neighbouring Millennium course.

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Making Contact

Laguna Golf Course
Caminho da Fonte do Ulme,
Vilamoura, Algarve 8125-406
Portugal
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Office   +351 289 310 333
Pro Shop   +351 289 310 180
Fax

  +351 289 310 320

Email   booking@dompedrogolf.com
Website   www.dompedrogolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
Abilio Coelho
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Joseph "Joe" Lee
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6121 5761 4903
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73 71.1 72.2
 
At the Same Location:
Vilamoura is home to the following five 18-hole golf courses operated by Dom Pedro Golf (all are within close proximity of one another): OLD COURSE (par-73, 6254 m from back tees; rating 72.5); PINHAL (par-72, 6353 m; rating 73.5); LAGUNA (par-72, 6121 m; rating 73.0); MILLENNIUM (par-72, 6157 m; rating 73.0); VICTORIA (par-72, 6609 m; rating 74.1).
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How2Get There?

27 km W of Faro
From the A22 (Faro-Portimao motorway) take exit 12 (Loule/Quarteira) and follow the N396 direction Quarteira. After o.6 km turn left at T-junction, still on the N396 direction Quarteira. After 2.3 km at traffic lights cross straight over the N125 and continue on N396 direction Quarteira. After 4.1 km turn right at roundabout just outside Quarteira, direction Vilamoura. After 4.8 km turn left direction Laguna-Millennium Golf. After 1.7 km turn right into golf (Laguna and Millennium courses share the same clubhouse).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' mid-May; mid-Sept thru' Oct): c.€90; golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Now operated by Dom Pedro Golf, five Vilamoura golf courses (The Old Course, Victoria, Laguna, Millennium and Pinhal) were formerly part of the Oceânico Group, a property developer and golf and resort operator in the Algarve. Approximately 30 km northwest of Vilamoura, at their Amendoeira Golf Resort near Alcantarilha, Oceânico still operate the Faldo and O'Connor Jnr courses.

The Laguna course comprises two 9-hole loops, which were the former East & South nines of the original 27-hole Vilamoura III Laguna course.

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Location

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Latitude: (37.098026)
Longitude: (-8.135818)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Tivoli Marinotel Vilamoura 5-star
Marina de Vilamoura, 8125 Vilamoura, Algarve.
+351 289 303 303
www.tivolihotels.com

This large 385-guestroom hotel overlooks Vilamoura Marina on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. The hotel's 5-star facilities include a large outdoor pool, extensive private gardens, Angsana Spa, three restaurants and three bars.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Old Course; Pinhal; Millennium; Laguna; Victoria; Vila Sol.
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Golf within 30 km Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); Pinheiros Altos; San Lorenzo; Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses).
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Dom Pedro Vilamoura 4-star
Rua Atlantico, 8125-478 Vilamoura, Algarve.
+351 289 300 700
www.dompedro.com

The Dom Pedro Golf Resort hotel is situated 150m from the beach, 50m from the casino and 200m from the lively Vilamoura Marina. The hotel's facilities include extensive gardens, outdoor pools, Spa with indoor pool, numerous sports facilities and three restaurants. Close by is the Dom Pedro Marina Hotel (4-star, 101 rooms and 54 suites) and Dom Pedro Portobelo Apartment Hotel. All three Dom Pedro hotels provide easy access to Vilamoura's renowned golf courses operated by Dom Pedro Golf.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Old Course; Pinhal; Millennium; Laguna; Victoria; Vila Sol.
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Golf within 30 km Quinta do Lago (North and South courses); San Lorenzo; Vale do Lobo (Royal and Ocean courses).
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