The Atlântico, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, opened in 1992 and received such acclaim that it played host to the Portuguese Open in 1994.
Faldo’s course at Amendoeira calls for golfers to play strategically, avoiding the desert scrub bunkers, rocky outcrops, wandering water hazards and olive trees that lurk in wait for errant shots.
The Laranjal course is the new kid on the block at Quinta do Lago and the reputation of their third course already is growing.
Estela is a wonderful golf course with all of the features expected of a true seaside ‘links’ golf course and will be a great test for any standard of golfer.
You’ll need to fly into the middle of the Atlantic to the Azorean island of San Miguel to find Furnas but to play this course only once is worth the trip alone.
Quinta do Peru is located to the south of Lisbon and it’s one of the greatest courses in the area. It’s also one of the most exclusive, but thankfully you can still get a game if you book in advance.
Measuring nearly 6,700 metres from the tips, Royal Obidos golf course is one of the last creations from the design stable of the late Seve Ballesteros and it opened its tees for play in January 2012.
After an investment of €18m in 2004, the fifth golf course at Vilamoura opened for play. Arnold Palmer designed the Victoria and it’s a big layout that was built with tournament play in mind.
The Quinta de Cima course has been designed with tournament play in mind and its inbuilt degree of difficulty is meant to attract the more accomplished amateur as well as the professional golfer...
Porto Santo is set to become a must-visit island because here the flamboyant Spanish maestro Seve Ballesteros fashioned an exciting ocean-side golf course...