Ladys Golf Day Celebrated around the world and in Portugal

Ladys Golf Day Celebrated

6th of June is the day choosed for this event and lady golfers can visit the National golf training center in Jamor to celebrate theyr golf day.

The Portuguese Golf Federation and the national training center of the Jamor are associated to the event Women’s Golf Day.

The initiative will take place on June 6 and is celebrated in 46 countries.

There are already almost 30.000 women registered for this event that involves about 700 of academies and golf courses all over the world.

The goal is to encourage women of all ages for the practice of golf in a fun way and next to some professional golfers.

Women’s Golf Day is a 4-hour experience of free golf for women who have never experienced this wonderfull sport and for this already know the emotions and the benefits of physical activity and the practice of golf.

Come to the Jamor and relax playing golf. Bring your kids, friends or co-workers. Don’t wait for a personal invitation to make a difference!

Sign up for this world women’s Golf party.

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Top Golf Courses in Portugal

Golfing is one of the major attractions fuelling the wanderlust of the visitors heading to Portugal. With a mild climate that stays the same for a major part of the year, exquisite golfing sites and the magnificent landscapes, golfing in Portugal is indeed an experience to watch out for.

If you have Portugal listed on your bucket list, here we are sharing some of the best Portuguese golf courses for you. Here you go!

San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course is one of the top-notch golf courses of Portugal. It is a beautiful and upscale residential golf complex that offers a complete and exotic holiday experience to the golfers and visitors. The course has been designed by Joseph Lee and was opened back in 1988.

The 18-hole course, par 72, is renowned for its palatial services, high-end facilities and freshly manicured greens and fairways. With mountain views on the sides and the ocean panorama at the front, the course is perfect for a fine golfing experiment during your holidays in Portugal.

Pine Cliffs Course

Pine Cliffs Course

Pine Cliffs Course

Being a small 9-hole course, you might estimate it as a cake walk for the golfers. The reality is that you can never get enough of the mystery and complexity of the game that this course has the potential to offer. Perched on the slopes of Albufeira Cliffs, Pine Cliffs Course was designed by Martin Hawtree and opened in 1991.

The fairways entail 9 holes, all par 33, and the field is set up facing the deep blue panorama of the ocean. The course intensifies its complexity, as it ascends with the holes, and a requires some strong focus on the players’ part during the game.

Oceanico Victoria

Oceanico Victoria

Oceanico Victoria

Oceanico Victoria Golf Course is a memento of the architectural mastery of the acclaimed designer, Arnold Palmer. The course is nestled on the lush green landscapes of Algarve, amidst the coastal wetlands, Oceanico Victoria is an 18-hole course, par 72 and is considered as bête noire by the most skilled golfing champions.

The course offers an ascending degree of challenge to the players. While the fairways are by and large wide, and expansive across the field, they tend to narrow down and form alleyways at many places. The tree clusters standing at the borderlines give the course a strong feel of an oasis and the classic vintage construction makes a cherry on the top.

Oceanico Victoria hosts Portugal Masters and the PGA World Cup, two major and internationally-acclaimed golfing events.

Vale da Pinta

Vale da Pinta

Vale da Pinta

If you love playing on hilly, coiled and rolling greens, Vale Da Pinta is just the right place for you. Situated in the exquisite Algarve region, Vale Da Pinta was designed by Ronald Fream and launched in 1992.

The 18-hole course, par 72, is a treat to play at, for the golfing enthusiasts. Vale da Pinta features wide fairways that roll over hills and descend into small and narrow valleys. The most challenging holes are 10th and 13th, par 3 and par 5 respectively and with tight and complex greens, environed by thick clusters of olive trees.

55ª Open the Portugal at morgado golf resort by nau group

Matt Wallace champion dazzled by the country Filipe Lima best Portuguese

Matt Wallace - winner of Portugal Open at Morgado Golf Course

Matt Wallace – winner of Portugal Open at Morgado Golf Course

The 27-year-old englishman won his first title on the european tour and consequently is european tour card . Filipe Lima finish 22th, Pedro Figueredo recorded a personal best finishing 42nd and Ricardo Santos finished 68th . Minister of Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral praised the return of the Portugal Open at Morgado Golf Course and want to see it grow. Matt Wallace celebrates today (sunday) is first european tour title at 55th Open of Portugal @ Morgado Golf Resort, a tournament of half a million euros in prize money, which was played in portimão, after an absence of seven years.

Wallace, of 27 years, had already won eight titles as golf pro, but in smaller divisions, including six last year, when playing in the Alps Tour, one of the third divisions, European golf tours.

That success led him to rise to the challenge tour, the second division, where he was since the beginning of this season, but the success of today in Morgado Golf Course promoted him automatically to the first division, of the European Tour, where today appears on 111th rank in the race to dubai, after pocketing a prize of 83,330 euros.

Matt Walace walking to the 18th

Matt Walace walking to the 18th

Matt Wallace led from the first day and totaled 271 shots, 21 under par, adding rounds of 63 , 66, 73 and 69, beating by 3 shots the american julian suri, which, scored rounds of 67, 68, 74 and 65.

The 63 shots of wallace on the first day, 10 under par, set a new record, surpassing the 64 shots ( -9) of António sobrinho in the Algarve Open of Portugal in 2006, by pga.

During the four days, wallace was only threatened when suri arrived in front with 19 under par, but the english responded to the challenge with birdies on holes 13 and 16, to raise the bar to -21, while suri suffered 1 bogey on 17 to drop to -18.

«Portugal is a country with amazing, beauty, with great food, the weather is good in general and heard here in may, is usually very good time. Portugal will have a special place in my heart from this moment», words of the champion that must have sounded like a paradise for manuel caldeira cabral, the economy minister, who handed him the cup, along with miguel franco de sousa, the president of fpg.

Manuel Caldeira Cabral, in is speech on behalf of the government, praised “the return of the Open of Portugal», stressed” the importance for our tourism and the economy of the country “and expressed the wish that the tournement remains.

This was also the vote of filipe lima, once again the best portuguese in this tournament that retain so fond memories , since is third place in 2005.

«The Open of Portugal must take place every year. it’s huge, it’s the oldest tournament we have. have to go up a little more on “prize money” to attract better players. but i love to come here and i hope that this tournement in Morgado Golf Resort will remain for many years», said the portuguese olympic athlete.

Filipe Lima was 22nd, with 283 shots 9 under par, staying tied with the spaniard alvaro quirós, the Portugal Masters champion of 2008;

Matt Walace

Matt Walace

5,425 euros award enabled him to rise from 240° to 224 on the race to dubai. ricardo melo, gouveia, despite the 36-hole eliminated continues to be the best portuguese, keeping is 95th place in this ranking of european first division. the Open of Portugal @ Morgado Golf Resort was organized by grupo nau hotels resorts, the fpg & and pga of Portugal. account to the world rankings, the race to dubai on the european tour and the race for the challenge oman tour, having distributed half a million euros in prizes.

See you all next year at Morgado Golf Resort, Algarve Portugal.

Results

Pos

Name Country To Par Points
1 WALLACE Matt ENG -21 83,330
2 SURI Julian USA -18 55,550
3 PAVON Matthieu FRA -16 31,300
4 HEISELE Sebastian GER -15 23,100
4 WALKER Sam ENG -15 23,100
6 EVANS Ben ENG -14 14,050
6 FISHER Oliver ENG -14 14,050
6 FOSTER Mark ENG -14 14,050
6 PULKKANEN Tapio FIN -14 14,050
10 ARMITAGE Marcus ENG -13 9,600
10 VAN ROOYEN Erik RSA -13 9,600
12 LINARD Thomas FRA -12 8,100
12 ROCK Robert ENG -12 8,100
12 WIDEGREN Pontus SWE -12 8,100
12 WIDEGREN Pontus SWE -12 8,100
15 EVANS Ryan ENG -11 7,050
15 ORIOL Pedro ESP -11 7,050
18 CHESTERS Ashley ENG -10 6,113
18 GOYA Estanislao ARG -10 6,113
18 LEWIS Tom ENG -10 6,113
18 ORRIN Max ENG -10 6,113
22 KAKKO Roope FIN -9 5,425
22 LIMA José-Filipe POR -9 5,425
22 QUIROS Alvaro ESP -9 5,425
22 RAI Aaron ENG -9 5,425