The course at Grand Saint-Emilionnais Golf Club is Tom Doak's first Continental European design, which is set within a UNESCO World Heritage site in the wine producing countryside near Bordeaux.
The South course at Quinta do Lago is the layout that most avid golfers rush to play, but the North course, formerly called the Ria Formosa, named after the Nature Reserve, is definitely worth savouring.
The layout of the Heritage course at the Penati Golf Resort is reminiscent of fragments from the numerous classic courses that were laid out on the famous sand belts of London and Melbourne.
The fairways at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club are generally wide and forgiving and they’ve been laid out in two returning nines that twist out and back along the floor of a valley...
The King’s course re-opened in the summer of 2017 after an extensive renovation program by Swan Golf Designs, returning the course to its position as Central Europe’s premier golf destination.
The four par threes on the Winston Open course (at 4, 7, 11 and 15) are all noteworthy holes, though the water-threatened 15th is not such a “short” hole at 235 yards from the back tees.
In 2010, the Dunes course was the inaugural signature 18-hole layout to open in Greece, the first of several intended courses to be constructed at the spectacular new Costa Navarino resort.
All 27 holes at Olgiata are set in sumptuous parkland surroundings where the terrain is mildly undulating and fairways are separated by avenues of magnificent mature trees.
Tom Simpson laid out Morfontaine’s Vallière course on the Duc de Guiche’s polo fields. James Braid, Arnaud Massy and Jean Gassiat officially opened the layout on the 15th of October 1913.
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.