£300m golf resort puts the fizz in Algarve golf breaks

Golf staff at Onyria Palmares Beach Club and Golf Resort, on Portugal’s Algarve coast, have celebrated the first anniversary of a redesigned golf course by driving a ball off a bottle of champagne. António Pinto Coelho, the resort’s operations director, hit a corking drive to start the birthday celebrations (pictured). Robert Trent Jones. Jr makeover …

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Europe’s golf coast

The 5th hole at Villamoura's Millennium course

More than 30-developments now span the Algarve’s five regions from “Sotaventa”, the eastern tip, to “Costa Vicentina”, Europe’s most westerly extreme. Read Global Golfer’s guide to Europe’s Golf Coast… Villamoura: the Rolls Royce of Algarve Golf Sweet 16 at Vale De Lobo Royal Tackle the 604-yard “Giant” at Alto Golf Penina: Henry Cotton’s aristocrat on …

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Global Golfer found sandy gold cliffs, picture postcard villages and golf courses aplenty in Western Algarve… Picture postcard fishing villages Par three’s galore at Parque de Floresta Highly rated new development at Palmares Golf Homegrown wine tasting at Morgado do Requengo Class is permanent at Penina From Sagres in the west to Lagos further east, …

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