The Lisbon golf scene is fast becoming one of the most exciting destinations in the world, with many quality courses that leave you spoilt for choice when selecting where to book a tee time. Portugal's capital city is a coastal region home to over 25 golf courses. One of the famous Championship golf courses in Lisbon is Oitavos Dunes, which was the host of the European Tour from 2006-2009, and is only a short drive from the Quinta da Marinha Resort in Cascais. Lisbon is a vibrant city complimented with Portuguese charm and home to challenging yet beautiful golf courses.
Golf Course Design
Golf in Lisbon is renowned for all of the world-class course designs that have a huge influence from America due to the architects that have created many of the layouts. Famous designers flocked here in recent decades to shape a locale chalked full of beauty that now roars amongst the loudest golf destinations globally. Belas Clube de Campo and Quinta do Peru were designed by international club designer, Rocky Roquemore in the 1990s. Lisbon golf courses, Quinta da Marinha and Troia Golf Course, located to the south of Lisbon, were beautifully composed by Robert Trent Snr in the 1980s. Praia D’El Ray is another Lisbon golf course that was built with influence from America, the build was created by the famous Cabell Robinson, who firmly believes that golf course architecture is more of an art form than a science.
Golf Club Leisure
Lisbon golf experiences can vary dramatically depending on what type of course you prefer. The coastal golf courses in Lisbon offer breathtaking scenery, however, winds from the ocean can create a challenging play, especially at courses like Penha Longa Atlantic Championship Course. The region of Cascais and Estoril are the places that the Portuguese enjoy visiting to play golf, enjoy the stunning landscapes, and relax - plus the local cuisine is heavenly! Golf Do Estoril is one of Portugal’s oldest and iconic golf courses, the club hosts many prestigious events and is only a short drive away from the stylish city centre.
If you are looking for a unique experience, Lisbon golf regions offer a solitude of peace, abundant in the beauty of blossoming begonia. The summer season brings oceans full of surfers catching the breaking waves that you can hear whilst playing on the course. Golf in Lisbon is a player’s Portguese paradise.
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