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Dom Pedro Old Course is once again named Best Course in Portugal

Dom Pedro Old Course is once again named Best Course in Portugal

Feb 12th, 2019

The Dom Pedro Old Course, situated in the heart of the stunning Algarve, has once again been recognised among the finest venues for golf anywhere in the world, having been named the Best Golf Course in Portugal in the 2019 edition of the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards.

More golf and football in Portugal

More golf and football in Portugal

Mar 29th, 2016

As the UEFA Champions League continues to build to its climax, golfers across Europe have the opportunity to combine a three-night golf break next month with watching the top quarter-final clash between Benfica and Bayern Munich.

Golf and football in Portugal

Golf and football in Portugal

Mar 21st, 2016

Golfers from across Europe who also love their football eagerly accepted the invitation to indulge in their passion for both sports this month by taking part in ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf’s ‘Derby & Golf Weekend’.

Portugal Mastered

Portugal Mastered

Nov 11th, 2015

There are certainly worse phone calls to receive on a Friday afternoon after recently coming to terms with the fact that your bank account clearly doesn’t shout ‘late summer holiday’. I was off to the Villamoura, to play in the Portugal Masters Pro-Am.

Portugal Masters Day 4

Portugal Masters Day 4

Oct 18th, 2015

Andy Sullivan got over the line by some distance to claim his third European Tour title this season – the Portugal Masters. He adds this to the Joburg and the South African Open. His five shot lead coming into the final day proved to be too much for anyone, and he went on to extend his lead to nine shots by shooting a 66.

Portugal Masters Day 3

Portugal Masters Day 3

Oct 17th, 2015

It was all Andy Sullivan again today as he added a solid 67 to his opening two rounds of 64, 64. He is now sitting very comfortably on a five shot lead, and is in pole position to win his third European Tour title this season.

Portugal Masters Day 2

Portugal Masters Day 2

Oct 16th, 2015

This was Andy Sullivan’s day without a shadow of a doubt. He blazed it up again with another -7 under 64, that included three birdies on the front nine and four on the back nine, and not a single dropped shot.

GP plays Portugal Masters Pro-Am

GP plays Portugal Masters Pro-Am

Oct 15th, 2015

Gorgeous George goes to Portugal in search of The Portugal Masters, very large glasses of beer and a crack at four-time European Tour winner Gregory Bourdy. Plus George finds out what the winning score will be so get your betting slips out!

Portugal Masters Day 1

Portugal Masters Day 1

Oct 15th, 2015

Nicolas Colsaerts hit form today, and ties the first day leaderboard with Andy Sullivan at seven under. He’s 22 under par for his last 54 holes at the Oceanico Victoria GC, as he shot 60 and 67 in his final  two rounds here in last year’s event. 

Business booming in Portugal

Business booming in Portugal

Feb 15th, 2017

ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, the biggest golf course management company in Portugal, has seen international bookings rise by more than 20 per cent in 2016.

Top selling all-inclusive golf holiday for just £399

Top selling all-inclusive golf holiday for just £399

Feb 28th, 2019

If you are already thinking ahead to playing golf abroad in 2019, here is a great all-inclusive golf holiday offer from Golf Holidays Direct for three nights at the Salgados Palm Village Suites in Portugal, with three Championship courses to enjoy. Knock yourselves out!

Clubs To Hire boss issues a warning

Clubs To Hire boss issues a warning

Feb 18th, 2019

Golf's traditional short-haul markets may be in danger of losing business to the pro-active ‘new kids on the block' if they don't reconsider their pricing strategies.

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Nov 16th, 2018

Bespoke golf travel company Gastro Golf has joined forces with Turismo de Lisboa and Lisboa Golf Coast to promote a selection of tailor-made packages to play and stay at some of the best golf courses and resorts in and around Europe’s westernmost capital city through two separate media campaigns.

Christmas comes early at Quinta do Lago

Christmas comes early at Quinta do Lago

Nov 9th, 2018

Golfers seeking a last-minute break before Christmas can enjoy exceptional value at Portugal's exclusive Quinta do Lago resort over the next month, with discounts of 10 per cent available on three, five and seven-night packages. 

Dom Pedro welcomes European Tour

Dom Pedro welcomes European Tour

Sep 20th, 2018

The Algarve’s premier golf brand, Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, has completed the final touches as it prepares to host the 12th Portugal Masters. 

Monte Rei to launch luxury Clubhouse Residences

Monte Rei to launch luxury Clubhouse Residences

Jul 24th, 2018

Home to a par 72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Championship golf course ranked number one in Portugal, three restaurants, tennis courts, swimming pools and a wellness centre, ​Monte Rei is now set to launch golf-fronting residences.

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

Jul 13th, 2018

West Cliffs Golf Links may still be in its infancy but it has plenty to celebrate on its first birthday following a remarkable rise to fame that has seen the course establish itself as one of the world’s most exciting new venues – and on its way to becoming Portugal’s new number one.

Orizonte shoots and scores with Derby package

Orizonte shoots and scores with Derby package

Feb 15th, 2018

Sports fans are in for a real treat thanks to ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, as its hugely popular ‘Derby & Golf Weekend’ is set to deliver a thrilling climax to the football season, while also giving golfers access to some of the best courses near the Portuguese capital.

Orizonte remains as fourmidable as ever

Orizonte remains as fourmidable as ever

Feb 2nd, 2018

Orizonte – Lisbon Golf, the largest golf course management company in Portugal, has seen four of its highly acclaimed courses maintain their strong standing by yet again ranking positively in the Top 50 Courses of Portugal 2018.

Porto Golf destination

Porto Golf destination

Nov 8th, 2017

We all love the Algarve. But Portugal has a lot more to offer on the golfing front than that, and we think Porto ticks a whole lot of the right boxes. Here’s why.

Amendoeira Golf Resort gears up to host

Amendoeira Golf Resort gears up to host

Oct 13th, 2017

Leading Algarve golf destination, Amendoeira Golf Resort, is putting final preparations in place ahead of hosting its first HotelPlanner.com EuroPro Tour Championship, the grand finale of the year-long Race to Amendoeira series. 

 Great value in the Algarve

Great value in the Algarve

May 19th, 2017

The Algarve continues to exceed golf visitor records after a flying start to 2017, while it has also retained its place as the best value holiday destination for UK tourists.

New luxury boutique hotel opens

New luxury boutique hotel opens

Apr 26th, 2017

The much anticipated five–star boutique hotel at the Algarve’s multi–award-winning Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort has opened, with rates from just €150 per night. 

 Praia D’El Rey prepares

Praia D’El Rey prepares

Apr 8th, 2017

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is offering an enhanced five–star experience as they prepare to launch the beautiful West Cliffs Links course. 

Football and golf in Lisbon

Football and golf in Lisbon

Mar 26th, 2017

Sports fans from around Europe can combine golf and football thanks to the return of ORIZONTE - Lisbon Golf's successful ‘Derby & Golf Weekend' package.

Quinta do Lago wins again

Quinta do Lago wins again

Nov 24th, 2016

Quinta do Lago’s status among the world’s elite golf resorts has received a major endorsement after being named as ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the 2016 World Golf Awards for the second year running.

Golf course redesign for Bom Sucesso

Golf course redesign for Bom Sucesso

Nov 16th, 2016

Bom Sucesso, one of the latest additions to the European Tour Properties network, has engaged award winning golf course architects European Golf Design (EGD) to renovate the Guardian Bom Sucesso championship course. 

Testing Troia

Testing Troia

Oct 1st, 2016

The second leg of our Robert Jones Senior and Junior journey takes us down from Quinta da Marinha to the port city of Setubal, the hometown of the chosen–one, Jose Mourinho, to take on the testing Troia.

Surfs up at Quinta da Marinha

Surfs up at Quinta da Marinha

Sep 20th, 2016

Five-star Hotel Quinta da Marinha, one of Europe's leading golf resorts, is encouraging people to take to the waves with a four-night surfing package.  

Troia Resort makes top 20

Troia Resort makes top 20

Sep 20th, 2016

Troia Resort in Portugal has been rated among the 20 best golf resorts in Continental Europe in an influential new international ranking. And we love the place! 

 Family owned Quinta Da Marinha excels

Family owned Quinta Da Marinha excels

Sep 17th, 2016

In a victory for niche operators, the family-owned Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort, in Cascais, Lisbon, is celebrating after achieving a hugely creditable position of 30th in Golf World's inaugural Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe ranking.

Lisbon Golf Coast booms

Lisbon Golf Coast booms

Aug 17th, 2016

Lisbon’s golf coast is gearing up for a bumper year, after recording a 21.9 per cent increase in rounds played by UK visitors during the first half of 2016, up to 16,016 compared with 13,138 during the same period last year.

McGinley Cup victory for Fox

McGinley Cup victory for Fox

Aug 15th, 2016

Teenager Alfie Fox will have the chance to test his golfing skills against the cream of the game’s best up-and-coming junior players after claiming a convincing victory in the 2016 Paul McGinley Junior Cup at Quinta do Lago in Portugal.

Algarve celebrates 50th birthday

Algarve celebrates 50th birthday

Jul 25th, 2016

Golf in the Algarve is celebrating its 50th birthday this year, and specially commissioned drone footage has been created to show off their glorious courses from the air.

Lisbon is hot as a Golf destination

Lisbon is hot as a Golf destination

Jun 16th, 2016

The appeal of Lisbon is greater than ever with ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf reporting a rise in bookings of more than 40 per cent for the first five months of 2016 compared to the same period last year.

Record numbers flock to golf in The Algarve

Record numbers flock to golf in The Algarve

Jun 15th, 2016

The Algarve - Europe's number one golf destination - has reported a record-breaking start to its golden year of golf, which marks 50 years since the birth of the game in the sunshine region.



Historic Vidago Palace

Historic Vidago Palace

Feb 4th, 2016

The five-star Vidago Palace, near Chaves, in northern Portugal, is the latest high-profile destination to be accepted into World of Leading Golf (WLG). If you looking for luxury and golf, this could be for you.

HILF Central!

HILF Central!

Nov 13th, 2015

Gorgeous George & local pro Joe frequent the Oceana Old Course, par three sixth hole: 190 yards of pure filth... 

Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago

Nov 10th, 2015

Quinta do Lago has received global recognition following its recent transformation into one of the world’s leading modern contemporary golf resorts after being named ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the 2015 World Golf Awards. 

Andy Sullivan: What's He Like?

Andy Sullivan: What's He Like?

Oct 18th, 2015

So what's he like? And Sullivan has been blazing it up in Portugal by day, and being very funny at night, taking the GP Biscuit Tin Challenge...