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.[...]
The Golf Club Alcanada achieves the ‘Diamond Award’
Tagmarshal, the platform for optimizing and managing the pace of play in golf courses, recognize clubs, courses and resorts that provide golfers with an exceptional experience for players and service levels.
Statistics and knowledge of more than ten million golf rounds tracked in 2019 were used to compare the progress of the golf partners through proven results and enhance the best standards and service provision, which is essential in a moment in which the golf industry recognizes the opportunity and the need to improve players satisfaction, not only to guarantee the growth and future of the game, but also to achieve measurable business success.[...]