Golf in Loulé
Here are some of the great golf courses in Loulé.
Ocean Golf Course – standing along the Algarve coast, this field allows the golfer putts perform long-distance, one of the most amazing landscapes of the Algarve. Joining the pine trees and fig trees, with blue view, this par 72, characterized by the combination of links and fairways gently undulating and drawn to the Atlantic Ocean.
Royal Golf Course – the natural beauty of the fairways, joining with the undulating terrain, surrounded by pine trees and beautiful lakes, where the breathtaking view is breathtaking. This golf course designed by Rocky Roquemore based on the drawings of Sir Henry Cotton, and is one of the most prestigious golf courses in Portugal, being characterized by a demanding par 3 on the cliff, the hole 16, this is the most photographed of Europe and arguably one of the most iconic golf scenery in the world.
Designed by the architect Ronald Fream, this field is comprised by two sets of nine holes each, which differ from each other. The first nine holes extend the undulating terrain with tall pine trees, while the remaining holes are located in the quiet mouth of the Gondra, where water dominates. The impressive 17th hole with the green is on a small island that has become a trademark of this golf course.
Oceânico Faldo Course – It is a hilly terrain that interconnects two highest extremes in a land extension of the Amendoeira Golf Resort. One factor that accompanies players, is the strategic, what the best position, taco, lifting the ball to get the best result. It is this question that Nick Faldo designed this field, which from the first hole, offers a PAR 4 challenging, ascending to PAR 5, where the hills and rolling terrain, enhance a game of concentration, skill and exciting for the players.
Oceânico Laguna Golf Course – Its 18 holes have different and varied conditions and play opportunities, something very specific American Joseph Lee architect Being a flat, open terrain, modern design presents the placement of bunkers and obstacles. water, requiring great skill and precision strokes.
Oceânico Millennium Golf Course – Designed by English architect Martin Hawtree, opened in 2000, set in a landscape of extraordinary beauty, the course of the route winds through pine forests and pure states of nature, providing a moment and unique experience for practicing this sport.
Oceânico O’Connor Course – Complementing the Oceânico Faldo course, the Oceânico O’Connor Course extends over a valley, the lakes and bunkers strategically placed to challenge the practitioner. 9 of the 18 holes, lakes and streams dominate the field, the 3rd hole is a Moorish relic, an island. Joining the variety of tees, this field is equipped for all levels of players, from beginners to the most demanding.
Oceânico Old Course – designed by the English architect Frank Pennink, this field was opened in 1969 but has undergone refurbishment over the years, which included improvements and the construction of a new clubhouse in 1996. Being one of the best-known Portuguese courses internationally, thanks to its integration into the natural landscape and stroke, being composed of mainly pine and enjoying the entire topography of the land. This field remains in the memory of those who played there and created and shared great moments and experiences.
Oceânico Pinhal Golf Course – Opened in 1976, the original design comes from the English architect Frank Pennink. Over the years, this field obtained remodeling and improvement, in particular by the American Robert Trent Jones architect who in 1985 offered a different concept to the field from the first set of 9 holes that meander between the pines, while the remaining 9, return in the open and with a slight upward slope, which offers a view of the ocean mass immensity.
Oceânico Victoria Golf Course – is a championship course with 18 holes and par 72, which is a 90-hectare area, with lakes and a rolling terrain. With five to six tees per hole, with wide fairways and undulating, with extensive water hazards and bunkers strategically placed, this field aims heroic strokes. Attraction factor, this field also includes the training ground and large putting green with about 2,500 m2. Also noting that the 18 greens are a masterpiece which are all different from each other.
Laranjal Golf Course – designed to enjoy the natural beauty of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa, this was considered the best golf course in Portugal in 2011, the Publituris. With a par 72, this course was opened in 2009, a new jewel of the Algarve, was transformed by the architect Jorge Santana da Silva, who developed the paryit the old Orangery Ludo, and made it a true golfing experience. With fairways marked by the natural undulations of the terrain, which are interrupted by bunkers and lakes, engaging with orange, avocado and pine trees. This course offers an experience at the highest level, with five pairs 5 eight pairs 4:05 pairs 3, planted with Bermuda fairways and Penn A4 on the greens, which guarantee be the best putting surfaces in the Algarve and Portugal, becoming one of the best golf experiences in Europe.
North Golf Course – A course designed with synergy between William Mitchell and Rocky Roquemore, offering 18 holes PAR 72, a modern architecture. With 5 pairs that require strength and accuracy for a good game; 3 pairs that are influenced by the wind, and the hole 14, the beloved; 4 pairs that are doglegs except the hole 10:13 and lakes, the holes 0:18 originate whinging and less good results.
South Golf Course – a course required eight times in Open history of Portugal, since it favors those who practice long-distance, but a skill in placing the ball, to get a good result. This course designed by William Mitchell offers the first nine holes with sharp curves that favor the players who prefer their blows to draw while in the last 9, the players have to execute their strokes in fade in starting each hole, the holes 3, 15 and 17 are characterized by their lateral and frontal water hazards, requiring ever more accurately practitioners.
Opened in 1988, this field is characterized by undulating pine forest and its magnificent topography attractive beach of Quinta do Lago. The 18-hole delimiting the Nature Reserve and the lagoons of the Ria Formosa, designed by Joseph Lee, in the form of an eight, where the center is located the clubhouse with changing rooms, a bar and a restaurant. Already, fairways, covered by grass Bermuda, offer more than perfect playing conditions throughout the year.
Here stands a golf course designed by Donald Steel, with 27 holes, a golf academy and golf academy, and other support services to clients and practitioners of golf mode. This field held the Open de Portugal in 1992 and 1993. Vila Sol Golf received the Green Flag Award in 1996 by Green Globe, this promotes the certification of compliance with environmental standards and in 2001, also receives the Award Best Golf Development, delivered by Sir Eric Pickles, Member of the British Parliament. This golf course is surrounded by trees and wildlife, protected and accompanied by experts.