Portugal Golf Inter Clubs Championship

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Inter Clubs Championship - Golf Club Vilamoura

Inter Clubs Championship – Golf Club Vilamoura

Oporto Golf Club is defending its title, but, at least in theory, Club Golf Vilamoura is the strongest team in the masculine competition from the Club’s National Championship – Solverde, which gives away the Visconde Pereira Machado Cup. The competition is counting on 13 teams and happens between Thursday and Sunday at the Vidago Palace Golf Course.

Besides its history, Vilamoura has the lowest handicap set – it is the only team whose hcps goes down to a plus, with a sum of +4,7 among its six players. It also counts on the national champions (Tomás Melo Gouveia), as well as with sub-16’s (Gonçalo Teodoro), sub-14’s (Francisco Matos Coelho). Portuguese ex number 1 Vítor Lopes and also an expert, Nathan Brader will also attend. Number six on the team is Calvin Holmes. Although he is very young, he managed to shine in 2015, as well as Teodoro, on the fourth consecutive winning of the Vilamoura team from Algarve, matching C. Golf Estoril’s record of 16 titles.

Last year at Montado Hotel & Golf Resort, Vilamoura Golf Club, missed what would’ve been the first fifth championship in the competition and the record of 17 wins. The team was eliminated in the semi-finals by Miramar Golf Club – which actually lost then with Oporto Golf Club.

Oporto Golf is now looking to obtain its second victory in a row, eighth in its history. Miramar Golf Club, whose last victory goes way back to 1994, managed the vice-championship title in 2014 and 2016, is the second strongest team.

A little note about Lisbon Sports Club second-time winner for midi-amateurs (over 30 years old). Without its best player, José Maria Cazal-Ribeiro, the team has yet some important names such as Luís Costa Macedo, Gonçalo Costa or Tiago Tavares, among others.

Apart from these four teams, C.Golf Vidago Palace, C.Golf Santo da Serra, C.Golf Ilha Terceira, Quinta do Peru, Juve Golfe, Bom Sucesso, Oeiras and Estoril are also part of Portugal Golf Inter Clubss competition.

The competition has a stroke play round and, after that, match play. The first eight teams are placed on the 1sr Flight, and the remaining ones on the 2nd Flight.

The feminine golf competition has only three team competing: two from Miramar and another one from Santo da Serra. Miramar is trying hardly to win for the fourth time in a row.

Vilamoura Golf Club Champion Again 22 Years Later

Tee Times Algarve Golf - Vilamoura Golf Club Champion - Victoria Golf Course

Tee Times Algarve Golf – Vilamoura Golf Club Champion – Victoria Golf Course

Tee Times Algarve Golf – Vilamoura Golf Club Champion Again 22 Years Later

The Vilamoura Golf Club won the 23rd BPI National Mid-Amateurs Club Championship, organised by the Federação Portuguesa de Golfe at the Oporto Golf Club, in Espinho, which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year.

It’s the second time that the Algarve‘s Golf Club, now led by coach Joaquim Sequeira, has won this competition after the success in the inaugural race in 1993.

Vilamoura, in the Algarve, is a top location for golf players and offers some of the best and renowned golf courses in the world. The Vila Sol golf course and 4 Oceanico courses: Laguna, Victoria, Pinhal and the Millennium. Some of the best Hotels and Resorts are also available.

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Tee Times Algarve Golf – Vilamoura Golf Courses, Hotels & Resorts – Vila Sol

Vilamoura Golf Club is now the current holder of the main amateur club championship (which it will defend later this year), the under-14s (won this year), and now the Mid-Amateur one.

This year, the Mid-Amateur category included players aged 30 years and older, thus allowing more clubs to enter teams, so this time a total of twenty took part.

As a curiosity to emphasize, one of the club players, Ricardo Pereira was a former international goal-keeper and national football champion and now, so many years later, is a national champion of golf clubs, on the category of Mid-Amateurs.

Source: clubegolfevilamoura.com, golftattoo.com.

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XXVII Grande Troféu Vilamoura 2014

Tee Times Portugal Golf - XXVII Grande Troféu Vilamoura 04 - 7 December 2014

Tee Times Portugal Golf – XXVII Grande Troféu Vilamoura 04 – 7 December 2014

Tee Times Portugal Golf – XXVII Grande Troféu Vilamoura 04 – 07 December 2014 at Vilamoura, AlgarvePortugal

It already has started one of the most important amateur tournaments in Portugal the Grande Troféu Vilamoura, that has taken place in Vilamoura since 1987. This event proves a real success year after year and provides a great opportunity for keen amateur golfers to take part in a “friendly” yet challenging competition.

The competition is held on the Old Course, Victoria and Pinhal golf courses, located in VilamouraAlgarve – Portugal. This tournament is open to all amateur federated golfers, with a handicap certificate from his/her home golf club. Started this Friday the 4th December and will end on Sunday the 7th December 2014.

Grande Troféu Vilamoura – Programme

Thursday 4th of December

5.30pm – 6.30pm: Registration and welcome cocktail party at the Tivoli
Marina HotelVilamoura

Friday 5th of December

8.30am: First round – 18 holes Oceânico Victoria, Oceânico Old Course and Oceânico Pinhal

Saturday 6th of December

8.30am: Second round – 18 holes Oceânico Victoria, Oceânico Old Course and Oceânico Pinhal

7.30pm: Gala dinner, show and video with best tournament moments at the Vilamoura Casino

Sunday 7th of December

8.30am: Final round – 18 holes Oceânico Victoria, Oceânico Old Course and Oceânico Pinhal

7.00pm: Prize giving ceremony and cocktail “Dinatoire” at the Hilton Hotel, Vilamoura

Source: OceanicoGolf.com

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