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 proKenny Fairbairn & Ross Sutherland (PGA AA Teaching Professionals).
AcademyThe Golf Academy at Pinheiros Altos
27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Open rural countryside, residential and woodland.
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).
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.
6 km E of Vale do Lobo / 11 km NW of Faro.
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.
Private club, which welcomes visitors on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required. Maximum handicap: men 28, women 36.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.
Portugal: 37th best course in Portugal (Golf World, 2022).
Quinta do Lago, 8135-024 Almancil, Algarve
+351 289 350 350Visit 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.
Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); San Lorenzo; Pinheiros Altos; Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses).
Vila Sol; Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).
Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135, Algarve
+351 289 357 200Visit 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.
Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses); Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); Pinheiro Altos; San Lorenzo; Vila Sol.
Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
To secure the best rates and ensure availability, it's recommended to book your rental car in advance, especially during peak golfing season.
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Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.
Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
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