Tag: Algarve

14th Portugal Masters at the Victoria Course Dom Pedro Golf

What are behind the scenes of the 14th Portugal Masters?

By: 2020. 09. 11.

We are just over the first day of the 14th Portugal Masters in Victoria Golf Course (Arnold Palmer design). 5 Portuguese played under Par yesterday. This is a great opportunity to interview Rui Grave, Head Greenkeeper at Dom…

Portuguese Golf Federation regulations covid19 Algarve

Is the Algarve really ready to welcome golf tourists again?

By: 2020. 05. 14.

Have you noticed the latest announcement of the Portuguese tourism board? It said the country's beaches and hotels will be ready to welcome tourists by mid-June. According to my source, a complete cancelation of the tourist season this…

female golf travelers

How do you want to impress female golf travelers?

By: 2020. 03. 02.

I have been wondering while service and product personalization is gaining momentum why is it so hard to find golf holiday packages for female golf travelers???? Today's smart female golf travelers expect experiences that closely match their preferences…

Vale do Lobo Resort beach golf destination

The best golf destination to travel in February is…

By: 2020. 02. 03.

As I look out my window, I see the rainy Budapest. A thought goes through my head, how could I spend my time and days pleasantly. In these days and weeks, the Hungarian golf courses are still closed.…

golf tourists high hopes

Is this how golf tourists’ expectations are changing in 2020?

By: 2020. 01. 06.

I think this is a perfect time to discuss golf tourists' expectations in 2020. So I thought to ask Özlem Pinho (Sales & Marketing Executive, Tee Times Golf Agency) and Telma Santos (Portugal & Spain Golf Holidays Adviser,…

Landscaping work at the Victoria Course Dom Pedro Golf

What will € 4.5 million be enough for Dom Pedro Golf?

By: 2019. 07. 15.

Dom Pedro Golf has begun a major €4.5 million upgrade of its five championship golf courses. Pietro Dal Fabbro, CEO of Dom Pedro Golf, said:  " This is the biggest investment we have made in recent years and…

The Shack Bar at Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal: gastronomy experience

Where to find the best gastronomy & golf offers in Portugal?

By: 2019. 06. 03.

When we are on a golf holiday, we want to pamper ourselves. This does not stop at where we are going to play golf or the quality of the golf resort’s hotel. I am almost 100% sure that…

portugal wine regions map

Where to play golf in Portugal’s famous wine regions?

By: 2019. 05. 01.

Recently, I had to realize that with my friends and family members, we talk quite a lot about the great Portuguese wines. These discussions usually start with mentioning the wine region of Porto or Madeira. Soon I understood…

NAU-Morgado Golf Resort-Hotel

Why do many happy golfers return to Morgado Golf Resort?

By: 2019. 04. 08.

When we hear the word Algarve, many great golf holiday memories and fabulous golf resorts (e.g. Monte Rei Golf & Country Club; Amendoeira Golf Resort, Vilamoura Dom Pedro Golf Collection, etc.) and golf courses are coming to our…

Miguel Franco Sousa golf societies

Golfing societies – Are they saving the game or killing it?

By: Miguel Franco de Sousa - President, Portugal Golf Federation 2019. 01. 09.

With some very isolated exceptions, the sustainability of golf courses has been seriously compromised a little bit all over the world. The question is: Do we have a few golfers or too many golf courses? Or maybe a…

Unprecedented number of golf rounds played in Algarve in Q1 2015

By: 2015. 05. 22.

The Algarve, Europe’s leading golf destination (2 nine or 18-hole golf courses), has continued its surge in popularity after revealing a five-figure increase (increase of more than 50,000 rounds played on its famous courses in 2014) in the number of…

Can Algarve be an attractive place for disabled golfers?

By: 2014. 11. 10.

Algarve Tourism Association (ATA) has just launched the ‘golf4all' campaign. The aim of the 'golf4all" is to present the Algarve as a fully-inclusive tourism attraction for golfers of all ages and abilities and for tourist acros the globe. As…

Quinta do Lago’s North Course went through a redevelopment

By: 2014. 10. 13.

For some golfers Quinta do Lago’s North course is a hotchpotch. This is a really a disadvantageous perception of a golf course that is situated in such a competitive golf marketplace as Algarve where there are 40+ golf courses…