The Lisbon Golf Coast

Praia del Rey Golf Course - Lisbon

Praia del Rey Golf Course

The Lisbon Golf Coast

The path to the 14th hole at Praia D’El Rey is white sand and sea shells. The Atlantic Ocean roars to the left as the trail meanders between low dunes. My shoes crunched with every step and yet, marching towards me were three barefoot surfers, heading for the beach. It was somewhat surreal. Here were two sports at very different ends of the spectrum in terms of skillset, energy – and fashion – sharing the same path. One of the surfers whistled and a chocolate Labrador appeared through the dunes, already wet and panting. As the surfers disappeared from view, I teed up on the par three 14th, enjoying a beautiful stretch of holes at one of Portugal’s top resorts, and realised that I’d never had the style to be a surfer.[...] read more

11th World Kids Golf

World Kids Golf - Peter Hov, the 2019 World Kids Golf Champion, and Custódio Moreno from the IPDJ Algarve Delegation- Photo by Ramiro de Jesus

Peter Hov, the 2019 World Kids Golf Champion, and Custódio Moreno from the IPDJ Algarve Delegation. Photo by Ramiro de Jesus

World Kids Golf

Peter Hov Champion 5 Portuguese Titles

The Portuguese players had a blast at the 11th World Kids Golf, with five Portuguese titles among the 11 trophies in play at the Amendoeira Golf Resort in Silves, but the Norwegian Peter Hov was the champion of the oldest junior international golf tournament in Portugal.

Francisco Reis (Under-9), João Crasi Alves (Under-12), Inês Belchior (Under-12), Tomas Mician (Under-16) and Filipa Capelo (Under-18) were the Portuguese winners in the tournament organized by the Amendoeira Golf Resort, featuring 80 players from 14 countries.[...] read more

Miguel Gaspar runner-up In an Olazábal golf course

Miguel Gaspar runner-up  In an Olazábal golf course, photo by Tristan Jones

Miguel Gaspar runner-up In an Olazábal golf course

Miguel Gaspar runner-up In an Olazábal golf course: At the La Monacilla golf course in Spain, Miguel Gaspar, reached the best result of his professional career in international golf tournaments, becoming runner-up of Alps de Andalucia, €48,000 prize-money tournament, held in the region of Huelva, in Spain, the win came a week after his friend Pedro Figueiredo, won a Challenge Tour tournament.[...] read more