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Course Overview and Details

Updated information by the golf course professional

Royal Golf Course at Vale do Lobo resort, has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers. Its features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover - one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve.
The Royal Golf Course was designed by top American golf architect Rocky Roquemore, based on original drawings made by Sir Henry Cotton. It was inaugurated in 1997.

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Technical Details
Parkland:
Total except the 16th
Undulated:
With some steepish climbs on the back 9
Buggy Recommended:
yes
Signature Hole:
famous 16th , par3
Water hazards:
Yes on both 9's, easily seen from tees
Tree Lined:
Yes, with Pines
Dog Legs:
Couple on the back 9
Comments:
Excellent course, one of Algarve's best
Details
Holes:
18
Par:
72
Whites:
6050 m / 6655 yd
Yellows:
5650 m / 6215 yd
Reds:
4925 m / 5418 yd
Greens:
CrenShaw
Fairways:
CrenShaw
Tees:
CrenShaw
Handicap:
Gents < 27  |  Ladies < 35
Information
Founded:
1997
Architect:
Rocky Roquemore
Proprietor:
Vale do Lobo RTL, SA
Director:
Hernani Estevão
Professional:
António Sobrinho
Green Keeper:
Ignácio Coelho
Main events:
17th Amateur Week 2010; 28th Foursomes Week 2010
Facilities
Reception:
6:45am to 7pm(Summer) / 6pm(Winter)
Pro Shop:
6:45am to 7pm(Summer) / 6pm(Winter)
Driving Range:
Yes
Putting Green:
Yes
Locker Rooms:
Yes
Club House:
With Restaurant and Snack bar
Buggies:
Without GPS
Trolleys:
Manual and Electric
Golf Clubs:
Standard
Golf Lessons:
Resident professionals
Academy:
Yes
Juniors:
Up to 16 years old
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