San Lorenzo Golf Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   San Lorenzo Golf Club Est. 1988

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San Lorenzo Golf Club is regularly ranked in continental Europe's top echelon of golf courses, with good reason. The 18 holes of San Lorenzo lie in the less developed southeast corner of Quinta do Lago, where the layout is allowed to run alongside the wonderfully scenic Ria Formosa estuary and salt water lagoons.

Laid out in a figure of eight, with the clubhouse at the course's centre, the opening holes will give you an idea of the overall quality of Joe Lee's design. The real drama starts at the oceanview par-3 5th, the shortest hole on the course. What follows are two breathtaking holes played alongside the beautiful Ria Formosa lagoon, with the Atlantic ever-present in the background. The par-5 8th brings you back inland and plays alongside the largest of San Lorenzo's inland lakes. This lake and another just beyond it will challenge again at the testing 17th and 18th, two stunning par-4 holes where straying too far left is not an option. The greens here combine a good mix of large and small, the bunkering is impressive and the semi-rough not too penalising.

Many holes at San Lorenzo are now flanked by good-size villas, which complement rather than detract from the otherwise tree-lined, lakeside and Ria Formosa facing holes. When in the Algarve, this is a course not to be missed.

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Making Contact

San Lorenzo Golf Club
Quinta do Lago,
Almancil, Algarve 8135-162
Portugal
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Office   +351 289 396 522
Pro Shop   +351 289 396 522
Fax

  +351 289 396 908

Email  
Website   www.sanlorenzogolfcourse.com
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Golf Pro
 
Albano Rodrigues
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and seaside.
 
Designer: Joseph "Joe" Lee
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6238 5837 5171
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.2 70.5 72.2
 
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How2Get There?

16 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 turn left onto the N125 direction Almancil. After 1.3 km turn right direction Almancil. After 1.9 km in Almancil turn right direction Quinta do Lago. After o.3 km turn left direction Quinta do Lago. After 2.5 km at "multi-colour Q" roundabout take the third exit direction Quinta do Lago (& Hotel). After 4.4 km at roundabout No.6 turn left direction Sau Lorenco Golf. After o.8 km golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: €180 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play 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. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

San Lorenzo is located alongside the Ria Formosa nature reserve in the Algarve (the southernmost region of mainland Portugal, and one noted for tourism and related activities). The Ria Formosa salt water lagoon, protected from the Atlantic Ocean by a system of barrier islands, stretches for over 50 km along the coastline of the eastern Algarve. San Lorenzo is located at the very western end of the Ria Formosa.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: 28th best course in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (37.031238)
Longitude: (-8.011640)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Dona Filipa Hotel 5-star
Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135, Algarve
+351 289 357 200
www.donafilipahotel.com

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
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Golf within 10 km Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses); Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); Pinheiro Altos; San Lorenzo; Vila Sol.
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Golf within 30 km Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).
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Hotel Quinta do Lago 5-star
Quinta do Lago, 8135-024 Almancil, Algarve
+351 289 350 350
www.hotelquintadolago.com

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
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Golf within 10 km Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); San Lorenzo; Pinheiros Altos; Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses).
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Golf within 30 km Vila Sol; Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).
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