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Algarve Golf Holidays
Golf Events 2017/18
22nd-27th Sep
Autumn Festival
4rd Dec Club Christmas' Competition (09:00-13:00)
6th Dec Sagitarius Salver
24th Dec Christmas Festival
26th Dec Christmas Festival
1st Jan 2018 Christmas Festival
20th Jan Captains Changeover (09:00-13:00)
30th Mar-2nd Apr Easter Festival
25th Apr Taca Liberdade (Liberty Trophy)
27th Apr Captain v Vice Captain(11:00-14:00)
11th May Past Captains Trophy (10:00-14:00)
17th-18th May Course Maintenace - Front closed
24th-25th May Course Maintenace - Back closed
16th-17th Jun Club Champion (11:00-14:00)
20th Jun Members Day (11:00-14:00)
6th Jul Men V Ladies (11:00-14:00)
12th Aug II Pepe Gancedo Trophy
16th Aug Course Maintenace - Front closed
23rd Aug Course Maintenace - Back closed
15th Sept Captains Day (9:00-13:00)
21st-26th Sept Autumn Festival
2nd Dec Club Christmas Competition
3rd Dec Sagitarius Salver
24th Dec Christmas Festival
26th Dec Christmas Festival
1st Jan 2009 Christmas Festival

The Golf Festivals are open to all golfers.
On Captain's Day and during the Golf Festivals the course will be closed to non competitors.
Dates and times may change without prior notice.
For more information on the above events, please call us on +(351) 282 690 054 or email: golf.reservations@saresorts.com.


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Golf Santo Antonio at Parque da Floresta
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Golf Santo Antonio

Framed by a valley that meanders through the course creating some undulating fairways, the Golf Santo Antonio course at Parque da Floresta is an impressive arena that has already been the stage for the prestigious Europro Tour. Santo Antonio Golf Course is situated near the fishing village of Salema, near Sagres - one of the most important places in Portuguese and European history - and close to the Costa Vicentina nature reserve.

An undulating course with some sloping fairways, particularly on the front nine. Small well bunkered greens, many near lakes on the back nine, requiring a good degree of accuracy. The course is perfectly integrated into the landscape.

The Golf Santo Antonio Golf Course was designed by Pepe Gancedo, one of Spain´s most famous architects, whose philosophy of golf course construction involves minimal alteration to the existing terrain. The Santo Antonio Golf Course runs over hills behind the fishing village of Salema, which is near the historic town of Lagos and not far from the Costa Vicentina Nature Reserve.

To be played with accurate precision

The 1st hole of Santo Antonio Golf Course, 306 meters for a Par 4, presents a demanding tee shot to commence the round, for those intending to reach its green in just two shots. Hole 5 is a Par 3 over just 112 meters, although short, it is imperative to hit the green as there are sharp slopes on all sides, making par difficult if the green is missed.

The par 5 9th ranks among the toughest stroke-index 1 holes ever designed. At 490 meters, the third shot is steeply up hill and over a ravine.

A fascinating diversity

On the second nine of Golf Santo Antonio, the highlight is hole 11 a green protected by water, and is immediately followed by a par 5 that leads up the "Valley of the Wells" to another well protected green. Having played along the "Lost Valley" of the par 4 14th, with its spectacular views to the village of Figueira and the sea, you are faced with the dramatic tee shot of the par 3 15th. Here, on the tee, players are presented with an imposing view of a large, picturesque lake that has to be carried in order to reach the wide, but shallow, green.

Water again comes into play on the 16th and 17th where bold, yet accurate, tee shots will reap dividends for the brave, although both holes also prove rewarding to those golfers with higher handicaps.

Another notable hole of Golf Santo Antonio course is number 18, a fabulous finishing hole, placed right beneath the Clubhouse. The line is straight over the large pine tree setting up the approach to the elevated amphitheatre green where all your golf buddies are sure to be watching. Nothing like a little pressure at the finish!

The Clubhouse of Santo Antonio Golf Course is typically Portuguese and provides spectacular panoramic views over mountains and sea, and also a general view over much of the course.

Number of holes
18
Lenght
5712m
Par
71
Opening year
1987
Architect
Pepe Gancedo
  • Golf shop
  • Driving range
  • Golf Academy
  • Spike changing facility
  • Short game practice area
  • Putting green
  • Club, trolley and shoe hire
  • Changing rooms with lockers and shower facilities
  • Tee time reservations
  • Booking service for other Algarve golf courses
  • Clubhouse - Spike Bar & Restaurant
Technical Details
Type of terrain: A variety of shots from various terrain at times
Tree Lined: With Pines and eucalyptus
Buggy Recommended: Yes
Water hazards: Defined and can be seen
Type of course: Mixture of Heath and Parkland
Signature Hole: 5th
Comments: A demanding course for all handicaps, competitively priced
Main events on this course:
- Henry Cooper Charity Golf Classic
- David Seamen Safe Hands Charity Golf Classic
- PGA Europro Tour
Facilities
Golf Reception: Everyday from 07:45 to 18:00
Golf Shop: Everyday from 07:45 to 18:00
Driving Range: Yes
Putting Green: Yes
Locker Rooms: Yes
Clubhouse: With Restaurant and Snack bar
Buggies: Without GPS
Trolleys: Manual
Golf Clubs: Callaway | Wilson
Golf Lessons: Available
Academy: Yes
Juniors: Up to 18 years old


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