Portugal golf – Alamos Golf Course

Alamos Golf Course

Alamos Golf Course

Alamos Golf Course 21 July 2021

Our golf fix on 21 July was provided by Alamos Golf Course near Portimao.
The course itself was in great shape for this time of year, better than we have seen it during the hot summer months in the past.
It is apparent that some effort is being made to keep the golf course in playable condition as the fairways are green, well maintained, and proper lies result.[...] read more

Portugal golf – Amendoeira O’Connor Golf Course

Amendoeira O'Connor Golf Course

Amendoeira O’Connor Golf Course

Another warm and sunny summer day in the Algarve took Chez Carlos Golf Society to Amendoeira O’Connor Golf Course on 17 July.

We had a group of 20 players all set with intentions of conquering our golf demons and holing putts from ridiculous distances, but the O’Connor Jnr Course had other plans in mind for most.
Aside from a few excellent efforts by a few of our members that deserve commendation, O’Connor defended itself well.[...] read more

Golf in Portugal – Trade Circuit at Old Course in Vilamoura

Vilamoura Old Course

Trade Circuit at Old Course in Vilamoura

Trade Dom Pedro Circuit at the Old Course in Vilamoura, with a shot gun at 8:30 am in wonderful conditions. I made an interesting score, 37pt including 2 birdies and two blobs. I’m not a player hitting the ball too far but even so I got some greens in regulation and on the other holes some good chipping and good putting make the result. The greens were soft, very smooth and not overly fast and so it was a pleasure to play once again at the Old Course, one of the best golf courses in Portugal and which maintains an unshakeable prestige, precisely because of its wonderful design and which is challenging for all types of players. Dog legs, trees and bunkers oblige the player to place the ball precisely, in order to aspire to a good result, but it is a benefit to spend 4 hours playing that golf course, involved in nature.[...] read more