Pinheiros Altos Golf

Sitio dos Pinheiros, Quinta do Lago,

Almancil, Algarve 8135-863

  • Office

    +351 289 359 900
  • Pro shop

    +351 289 359 910
  • Fax

    +351 289 398 195
  • Golf pro

    Kenny Fairbairn & Ross Sutherland (PGA AA Teaching Professionals).
  • Academy

    The Golf Academy at Pinheiros Altos

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Open rural countryside, residential and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Original 18-holes designed by Ronald Fream (1989). Additional-nine (holes 4 to 7 of Pines, and 2 to 6 of Corks) designed by Jorge Santana da Silva (2010).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6199
5810
4901
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.3
70.6
71.8

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Pines-Corks combination. The Olives-nine, at 2983 m from the back tees, is slightly shorter than the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

37.047849

Longitude:

-8.009644

How to get there:

6 km E of Vale do Lobo / 11 km NW of Faro.

Pinheiros Altos Golf

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1989

Pinheiros Altos Golf is home to a generally well-regarded 27-hole golf course, which includes several attractive holes and features. The layout, comprising the Oliveiras (Olives), Pinheiros (Pines) and Sobreiros (Corks) nines, blends both open and tree-lined parkland features. The course will test most facets of your game, ensuring a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area.

List of courses: Algarve, Portugal

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club, which welcomes visitors on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required. Maximum handicap: men 28, women 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season (spring/autumn): €120.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Located within the Quinta do Lago estate in Portugal's Algarve region, Pinheiros Altos sits on the eastern edge of an area that's famed for its golf courses. Directly west of Pinheiros Altos are Quinta do Lago's North and South courses, with San Lorenzo directly south of them. To the north lies Quinta do Lago's newest course, the Laranjal. Head five kilometres further west, and you'll find the two renowned courses of Vale do Lobo.

Published ranking

Portugal's 37th best course (Golf World, 2022).

Where2Stay

  • Hotel Quinta do Lago5-star

    Quinta do Lago, 8135-024 Almancil, Algarve

    +351 289 350 350

    Visit website

    The Hotel Quinta do Lago, is situated in the resort of Quinta do Lago in the Algarve, next to the Formosa Estuary (Ria Formosa) and the sea. It is at the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Park. A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” collection since 1988, the hotel is considered one of the most prestigious five-star luxury hotels in the Algarve.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); San Lorenzo; Pinheiros Altos; Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses).

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Vila Sol; Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).

  • Dona Filipa Hotel5-star

    Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135, Algarve

    +351 289 357 200

    Visit website

    The Dona Filipa Hotel in Vale do Lobo is one of the Algarve's most famous luxury hotels, which welcomes guests with a touch of glamour and the essence of true quality. The hotel offers stunning views, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses); Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); Pinheiro Altos; San Lorenzo; Vila Sol.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).

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