We all prefer to play at the best golf club and spend hours searching for the ideal course to spend during golf vacation. Finding a golf course that would give you a ton of unforgettable memories is not an easy task. More so, if you’re planning to visit Algarve. The region is a dream destination for many golfers.
The Algarve region is home to a number of courses, many of them are widely considered as the best in the world. Golf courses here are in competition with each other to attract golf enthusiasts. In this article, we’ll present reasons you should visit Morgado Golf Club in Portimao.
The deep, wide bunkers, classic Scottish style, and the flat and open fairways make the Morgado Course an ideal links course. But, interestingly, it’s not your typical links course. The course is set in a parkland landscape. A good blend of both these features makes the Morgado Course a must play.
The course comprises of four par-3s, nine par-4s, and five par-5s. It also has slightly above average greens and many striking lakes. The architects of the course assure the guests that the design might give the impression of a tough course, but actually, it rewards players who have good shot selection skills and strive for accuracy.
The coastal town of Portimao has a long history. Since the Phoenicians times, it has been an important trading destination. Until a few decades ago the town was famous for fishing and local trades, but all that changed when golf courses in the region started attracting golf tourists from all around the world. Soon Portimao became one of the best golf towns in Algarve. Morgado isn’t the only course in this area; the Silves Golf, Alto Golf Course, Salgados, Boavista Golf Course, and Alamos are all within easy distance. Even with so much competition, Morgado has become the most booked golf course in the region.
The Morgado Golf and Country Club has around 100 rooms equipped with all modern amenities. Guests get to enjoy four swimming pools, out of which two are for children. The car parking at the club is free and guests can access Wi-Fi for free in public areas.
The clubhouse has excellent changing rooms and golfers can relax at the snack bar after their round of golf. Other facilities at the clubhouse include pro shop, golf instructions sessions, trolley, golf clubs and buggy rental services.