Tag: Algarve

The Algarve Named Best Golf Destination in Prestigious Awards

The Algarve's renowned status as a supreme paradise for golfers has only been enhanced after the region in southern Portugal was named as IAGTO Golf Destination of the Year for 2020. read more ...


Discover the New South Course at Monte Rei

The North Course at Monte Rei is widely regarded as being among the finest in Portugal. But it will soon be joined by the Jack Nicklaus South Course. Golfshake's Kevin Paver recently visited this acclaimed venue and learned more about the golf course design and construction process. read more ...


Monte Rei North Course Feature Review

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is home to a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, and is consistently rated as the best in Portugal. Golfshake's Kevin Paver visited to find out more and experience this revered layout for himself. read more ...


Quinta do Lago Laranjal Course Feature Review

The Laranjal is the newest course to join the Quinta do Lago family. Opening in 2009, it was awarded ‘Best Golf Course’ at the Portuguese Travel Awards in 2011. Golfshake's Kevin Paver describes the experience of playing this layout. read more ...


Quinta do Lago North Course Feature Review

The North Course at Quinta do Lago was often seen as the poor relation to its neighbouring South Course, but that was until it was totally revamped in 2014. For Golfshake's Kevin Paver, it may now even be the number one. read more ...


Quinta do Lago South Course Feature Review

Quinta do Lago's South Course is rated Highly Recommended on Golfshake is among the Algarve's most revered venues, having previously been a host of the Portuguese Open. Golfshake's Kevin Paver had a chance to play this striking layout and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Golf in the Algarve Delivers Value for Money

When planning a golf holiday, finding value for money is always a consideration, and according to the latest Post Office survey, the Algarve will deliver that on and off the golf course. read more ...


Guide to Golf at JJW Hotels in the Algarve

When to accomodation, golf and the Algarve, JJW Hotels are a huge part of that story. We take a closer look at the venues and given an insight behind what you can expect from a golf break to an incredible destination in Portugal. read more ...


59 Shooter Oliver Fisher Made Honorary Member at Victoria Course

Dom Pedro's Victoria Golf Course witnessed a piece of history during the Portugal Masters when Oliver Fisher shot the first round of 59 on the European Tour, and celebrate that achievement, the Englishman has been made an honorary member. read more ...


Social Media Reporter Witnesses History at Portugal Masters

History was made on Friday at the Portugal Masters as England's Oli Fisher shot the first 59 on the European Tour. Golfshake Member Neal Gladwin has been enjoying a magical week as Dom Pedro's Social Media Reporter, and he was able to witness the historic moment in person. We caught up with him to discover what it was like. read more ...


Guide to Golf at Quinta do Lago & Magnolia Hotel

Quinta do Lago is one of the most popular destinations for golfers who choose to visit Portugal. We take a closer look at this spectacular venue and its three golf courses. read more ...


Algarve's Dom Pedro Ready to Host Portugal Masters

Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection in The Algarve is ready to host this week's Portugal Masters on the Victoria Golf Course, with a host of major champions, including Sergio Garcia, Padraig Harrington, Charl Schwartzel, Angel Cabrera, Jose Maria Olazabal and Danny Willett bringing a touch of star quality to this spectacular destination. read more ...


Guide to Algarve Golf at Pestana Resort

Since the game was introduced to the region half a century ago, Portugal and the Algarve has become synonymous with golf travel and providing an experience that is arguably unmatched. Discover what it's like to experience the Pestana hotels and why they are the ideal gateway to sampling golf in the Algarve. read more ...


Golf in the Algarve Breaks Visitor Records

The Algarve has been a popular golf destination for half a century, and it's significant standing is only continuing to develop as vistor levels have risen to even greater levels in 2017 with previous records having been smashed. read more ...


Amendoeira's Faldo Course to Host EuroPro Tour Finale

Popular destination in the Algarve, Amendoeira Golf Resort is getting set to host the HotelPlanner.com EuroPro Tour Championship for the first time. read more ...


5 of the Best Resorts to Visit in Portugal

Portugal is a haven for golfers. It is a perfect place to take the family too, with hundreds of miles of unspoilt beaches, hotels to suit all pockets and amazing local drink and cuisine. And as an added bonus, the Portuguese are a friendly, hospitable people who make tourists feel welcome. Here, we look at five of the best courses/resorts. read more ...


Five-Star Boutique Hotel Opens at Award-Winning Algarve Resort

Following much anticipation, the five-star boutique hotel at the Algarve's celebrated Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort has finally been opened. read more ...


Troia Golf Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picknan recently visited the Algarve and experienced the stunning and challenging Troia Golf Championship Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior. Take a look at his review and thoughts. read more ...


The Algarve Sets New Benchmark For Golf Visitor Numbers

The ever-popular Algarve in Portugal has topped the latest standings as the cheapest holiday location for UK tourists to smash its all-time high for golf visitor numbers. read more ...


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