Portuguese PGA plans at least two Golf tournaments in 2021

Portuguese PGA. Pedro Lima Pinto and Nelson Cavalheiro

Pedro Lima Pinto and Nelson Cavalheiro intend to organize the National Professionals Championship in 2021, Photo: Rui Frazão

Portuguese PGA

At a time when the pandemic forced the Portuguese Golf Federation (FPG) to postpone until March the start of the season, the Portuguese PGA confirmed that they will organize some tournaments in 2021, although it is still premature to announce dates and locations.

In a statement published on the official website of the Professional Portuguese Golf Players Association, the following can be read: «PGA Portugal will also organize the PGA Portugal Championship at the end of the year and will continue to develop efforts in the current scenario for the organization of more tournaments and the Pro-Ams.[...] read more

Filipe Lima prefers the Portugal Golf Masters to the Challenge Golf Tour

Filipe Lima

Filipe Lima

Filipe Lima prefers the Portugal Golf Masters

Filipe Lima has no doubts and ensures that he will choose the Portugal Golf Masters, to be played in Vilamoura at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course over the South African swing of the Challenge Golf Tour.

The 39-years-old Portuguese has the prestige to play in full time on the Challenge Golf Tour in 2021, but will choose to compete in the second European division and concentrate more on the opportunities he has to play in the main European level, not feeling that way, affected for the Challenge Golf Tour decision to postpone its three tournaments in South Africa from February to April and May.[...] read more

Leonor Bessa first woman winner of the PGA Portugal Tour

Leonor Bessa first woman winner of the PGA Portugal Tour

Leonor Bessa, Photo: Carla Guerreiro / PGA Portugal

Leonor Bessa winner of the PGA Portugal Tour

December 1st, 2020, entered in the history of national golf as the first time that a woman won a mixed tournament on the PGA Portugal Tour, the Portuguese Professional Circuit.

The national champion defeated her boyfriend Tomás Melo Gouveia in the play-off at Amendoeira Golf Resort, in the center of the Algarve and a unique natural beauty with the award-winning Faldo Course, designed by Sir Nick Faldo and the challenging O’Connor Jnr course.[...] read more