Why Portugal is still Europe’s #1 golf destination

Aerial view of Praia Del Rey golf resort

There were no surprises at last week’s World Travel Awards when Europe’s Leading Golf Destination for 2012 was announced. Hosted at the swanky new Conrad Algarve Resort in Portugal the evening turned out to be as golden as the cliffs that line Portugal’s coastline on the Atlantic Ocean seaboard. Portugal scooped seven awards, including Europe’s …

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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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Portugal Golf Club membership

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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