Ribagolfe (No. I or Blue Course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Ribagolfe (No. I or Blue Course) Est. 2004

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Ribagolfe (No. I or Blue Course): Look out Estoril, things are hotting up to the east of Lisbon - at least from a golfing standpoint. Here at the Herdade da Vargem Fresca are two excellent courses; the very impressive Ribagolfe I (Blue course) and the delightful Ribagolfe II (Green course). The Blue is an expansive layout with back tees stretching to over 7300 yards and definitely built with professional golf events in mind. This is a marvellously natural and gently undulating environment with not a house in sight, just cork-oak trees and a few other varieties giving good definition to the holes. The fairways are also defined by excellent bunkering and some quite nasty rough that's best avoided. In front of the large, contoured greens there is significant bunkering, usually requiring high-flighted shots as the best approach to the flagstick. Water comes dangerously into play at the par-5 13th, the teasing short par-4 14th (to have-a-go or not, that is the question) and again at the testing par-3 15th. At the excellent par-4 7th and par-3 8th water is not so much in play as the provider of the best views from the course. Neither too tight nor too generous, this is a great golf course which will thoroughly test your game in a stunningly natural setting.

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Ribagolfe (Herdade da Vargem Fresca)
Vargem Fresca (EN 119 Km 23), Infantado,
Santo Estevao, Santarém Region 2135-407
Portugal
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Office   +351 263 930 040
Pro Shop   +351 961 718 725
Fax

  +351 263 930 049

Email   geral@ribagolfe.pt
Website   www.ribagolfe.pt
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Golf Pro
 
Alfredo Castilho da Cunha
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Academy
 
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Open woodland
 
Designer: Peter Townsend (European Golf Design)
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6707 6044 5200
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.7 71.8 72.5
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Ribagolfe II (6214 metres)
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How2Get There?

41 km E of Lisbon
FROM THE A13 motorway take exit 3 (Montijo/N119). After toll booth, at main road turn left onto the N119 direction Montijo/Alcochet. After o.3 km go straight over at roundabout, direction Montijo N119. After o.5 km golf entrance is on your left. Turn left inside gates and follow road for o.7 km to clubhouse. | FROM THE A12 motorway take exit 1 onto IC3 direction Alcochete and continue on the N119 direction Infantado/Coruche. After 21.4 km (o.5 km before the roundabout with the N10) turn right at Golfe sign.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: €90 (all days). [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. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Located in the Herdade da Vargem Fresca, at the heart of the Charneca Ribatejana region in the Tagus valley, Ribagolfe is one of Portugal's newest additions, offering 36-holes of championship golf.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (38.836933)
Longitude: (-8.734796)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Al Foz 3-star
Avenida Dom Manuel 1, 2890-014 Alcochete.
+351 212 341 179
www.alfoz.pt

Located in the town of Alcochete, just a short drive from Lisbon, this 32-room modern hotel offers views overlooking the River Tagus Estuary.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Ribagolfe I & II; Santo Estevao.
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Leziria Parque Hotel 3-star
Estrada Nacional 1, 2600-009 Vila Franca de Xira
+351 263 276 670
www.continentalhotels.eu

The Leziria Parque Hotel offers contemporary accommodation just outside Vila Franca de Xira, 1 km from the scenic estuary of the Tagus River. It features excellent links with Lisbon, thanks to the hotel's proximity to the A1 motorway.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Ribagolfe I & II (30 km); Santo Estevao (35-40 km).
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