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Vale da Pinta Golf Course

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Course Overview and Details

Updated information by the golf course professional

Vale da Pinta Golf Course is one of the best-designed courses in Europe. It has earned a deserved reputation for the outstanding level of maintenance of the course, and its design, which makes it a challenge to golfers of all standards.
The rolling terrain is dotted with carob, fig, almond and olive trees, some of which are more than 600 years old, and a very special feature of this course is one olive tree that dates back more than 1200 years.
The size of the greens is specifically matched to the length of the approach shot. It is certain to be appreciated by experienced golfers, for whom a round on this course will provide genuine excitement and a memorable and enjoyable days play.

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Technical Details
Undulated:
Rolling fairways
Dog Legs:
Several on both 9's
Tree Lined:
Sparse Olives
Exposed:
More so on back 9
Buggy Recommended:
If Essential
Water hazards:
5th and 13th
Parkland:
Park and Heath Land feel
Signature Hole:
13th
Comments:
Excellent value for money
Details
Holes:
18
Par:
71
Whites:
5662 m / 6228 yd
Yellows:
5237 m / 5761 yd
Reds:
4860 m / 5346 yd
Greens:
Penn Cross Bent
Fairways:
Bermuda Grass
Tees:
Penn Cross Bent
Handicap:
Gents < 27  |  Ladies < 35
Information
Founded:
1992
Architect:
Ronald Fream
Proprietor:
Carvoeiro Golfe, SA
Director:
José Carlos Matias
Professional:
Mark Gasper, Carlos Ribeiro
Green Keeper:
Miguel Grosso
Main events:
TAP (Air Portugal) Amateur Open - 1993, Johnnie Walker Amateur Classic - 1997, Seniors Tour
Facilities
Reception:
Everyday from 7:45am to 8:00pm
Pro Shop:
Everyday from 7:45am to 8:00pm
Driving Range:
Yes
Putting Green:
Yes
Locker Rooms:
Yes
Club House:
With Restaurant and Snack bar
Buggies:
Without GPS
Trolleys:
Manual
Golf Clubs:
Wilson|Callaway
Golf Lessons:
Resident professionals
Academy:
Yes
Juniors:
Up to 16 years old
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