7 Challenging Courses You Can't Miss During Your Golf Getaway In Portugal

Practice your golfing skills to beat the challenges

If you want to plan an amazing golf holiday with your friends and family, you must choose to visit the 7 most popular golf greens due to a wide variety of hazards and challenges present in the golf course. You may visit the golf courses located in central Portugal, Lisbon, Algarve, and many other areas located in Portugal.

Vilamoura Old Course

This golf course was designed by golf architect Frank Pennink in 1969. The narrow fairways bordered with pine trees provide a superb challenge to the players. In addition, the championship golf course has been a popular venue for the European majors and several editions of the Portuguese Open. Moreover, the players can experience picturesque scenic beauty of the coastline. Non-golfers get an opportunity to enjoy their stay at the wonderful golf resorts and a ride on the yacht.

Oitavos Dunes

The championship golf course enjoys an amazing scenic view due to the neighboring areas of th Sinatra mountains and the Cascais Natural Park. Immense challenges are presented by the course layout because it is surrounded by undulating fairways, wild trees, elevated sandy beaches and a beautiful coastline.

Monte Rei Golf Club

This golf course, situated in Algarve, is a popular choice of golf holiday destinations. The championship golf course is the creative imagination of famous golfer, Jack Nicklaus and it presents several challenges for any type of golfer – from an amateur to a professional – challenges of bunkers, sandy beaches, and water hazards attract the attention of several tourists and golfers.

San Lorenzo

The San Lorenzo golf course is situated in the amazing location of Ria Formosa Natural Reserve and it is recognized as an international golf course along with the ranks of Europe’s best golf course, i.e. Valderrama. A player can view the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean along with tackling the challenges of water hazards and undulating fairways of the golf course.

Quinta da Marinha

With the Atlantic Ocean as the backdrop, the Quinta da Marinha Golf Course ha sorganized the Ladies masters in the year 1988. At par-5, bunkers protect the golf greens by draining the water; the 14th hole offers an uphill water hazard that makes a player think about the choice of appropriate clubs.

Quinta do Lago

Hosting 8 golf tournaments are a feather in the cap of this golf course. The 11th hole par 3 is present with beach bunkers that is challenging for all levels of golfers. Players need accuracy and focus to drive the golf ball past the lush greens.

Vale do Lobo Golf Course

The Royal and the Ocean golf Course at Vale do Lobo were the creative design of Sir Henry Cotton. The 9th hole in the Royal golf course offers great challenges when the wind is blowing in the opposite direction due to the presence of undulating fairways, natural vegetation, and several water hazards.

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