Portugal is an amazing place to spend your golf vacation. With its ideal climate, beautiful beaches, and a relaxed lifestyle, there is nothing more that you can ask from Portugal. Besides this, Portugal has the most fantastic golf courses on earth where novice as well as professional golfers can play numerous tee times as per their heart’s content.
Oitavos Dunes is rated as one of the world’s top 100 greens in the Golf Magazine, due to its natural layout, elevated land location overseeing the ocean, rugged lush, fast greens, and well-groomed courses.
Penha Longa is situated in the heart of a huge natural reserve, which has the speediest fairways in Portugal with the constant elevation transformations. At the Atlantic golf course, you can picture yourself playing an approach shot towards the course, while avoiding a centuries-old aqueduct adjacent to your target, which is only a small part of your phenomenal experience at this green.
The Old Course consists of unapproachable tree lines and narrow greens, with a classic feel to its challengers. On the other hand, the Victoria Course, which is a frequent European Tour's Portugal Masters host and is fashioned by Arnold Palmer, poses a true golf test with its bunkers, broad water hazards, and rolling hills.
The South Course hosted 8 Portuguese Opens. Fashioned by William Mitchell, this golf course is a favorite among several European Tour players, with its target-golf precision off the tee.
Even though the Jack Nicklaus course is a public fairway, it has a private-club and a clubby ambiance. The course has a stunning clubhouse, which is perched upon a hill. This golf course can challenge on each shot, which is built on rocky Portuguese terrain.
The San Lorenzo Golf Club was started in 1988 and is one of the most famous fairways in Portugal. Note that only people who reside at the Dona Filipa Hotel can play this course, which has flawlessly cleaned Bermuda grass greens and rolling pine woodland.
You can find the most scenic golf hole at the Royal Course in Vale do Lobo, Portugal, and certainly across all of Europe. The 16 number hole sits on a clay cliff, which separates the beach and the golf hole, and simultaneously oversees the magnificent blue turquoise ocean.
The Laguna Golf Course challenges even the best of golfers with its numerous bunkers and various lakes around the golf course, along with the sporadic strong winds.
The Millenium Course includes plenty of distinctive pine trees near its holes. Situated in the Vilamoura district, this resort course has only some narrow fairways and water hazards.
Started in 2009, the Laranjal Golf Course is the latest addition to the Quinta do Lago golf courses. It is famous for its beautiful greens and spectacular fairways. In 2011, this gem of a course got the Best Golf Course award at the Portuguese Travel Awards.
It is no shame that most of the golfers love to ride in a cart, smoke cigars, and take in the vitamin D, while playing a game of golf at these postcard-gorgeous golf courses. So, the next time you plan to tee up in Portugal, consider playing at this first-class array of fairways.