This week by Carlos’ skillful attention to the weather forecast we exchanged a potentially cold and wet Saturday for a delightfully sunny day on Sunday to play the Vale do Lobo Ocean golf course. This is a par 73 and presents itself with some of the most spectacular views on any golf course in Algarve. It features undulating fairways which run alongside a nature reserve, before leading gently down to the shores of the Atlantic[...]
“This first tournament was a success with 120 entries , more than last year, which led us to use the two fields of Amendoeira Golf Resort from Oceânico, the Oceânico Faldo Golf Course and the O’Connor Golf Course. The volume of players also allowed us to offer cash prizes worth 10 thousand euros and was exploited by some of the best Portuguese players to start their season , “commented José Correia , president of the PGA of Portugal .[...]
In fact, the proximity of the sea and the variety of lakes make this a very interesting test of golfing skills, different from other courses in the Algarve.
The 6,000 metre links, replete with water obstacles, is not very long, yet you will need all your skills to reach the greens. The accuracy of the drive is crucial for achieving good scores, thus making the course a pleasant experience, especially for technically-skilled player.[...]