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Penina Championship

Penina Champoinship Golf Course was previously known as the Sir Henry Cotton Championship Golf Course. The main 18 holes provide the most demanding test of a players skill in the Algarve, if not in Portugal. The inevitable difficulty that a flat landscape and terrain creates with club selection, the holes are crossed and flanked by a series of streams, ditches and water hazards, demanding precisely executed shots to avoid trouble and achieve par.

The course is beautifully maintained, winding past tall stands of eucalyptus and clumps of palm to mainly elevated greens which have subtle slopes and sometimes treacherous speeds.

Holes: 18. Par 73

Includes Buggy: No
Handicap for Men: 28
Handicap for Women: 36

Technical Details

Flat: Some gentle slopes on green approaches

Dog Legs: On both 9's

Tree Lined: Heavily with Umbrella Pines

Buggy Recommended: Essential

Water hazards: On both 9's, check on course planner required

Parkland: Totally

Signature Hole: 5th

Comments: Premier Championship course in West Algarve

Details

Holes: 18 / Par: 73

Whites Length: 6273 m / 6860 yd

Yellows Length: 5827 m / 6373 yd

Reds Length: 5140 m / 5621 yd

Greens: Creeping Bent Cobra

Fairways: Lolium Perene|Poa Pratensis|Creeping Bent

Tees: Lolium Perene|Poa Pratensis|Creeping Bent

Handicap: Gents < 28 | Ladies < 36

Information

Founded: 1966

Architect: Henry Cotton

Proprietor: Sociedade Turística da Penina, SA

Director: Leonel Rio

Professional: Bart Van der Wind, José Lourenço, José Marcelino

Green Keeper: Luis Domingos

Main events on this course:
· Portuguese Open
· Seniors PGA Match Play

 Directions: Leaving Faro Airport, take the motorway A22 towards Loulé. After driving about 40 minutes, take the exit Alvor. You will come to a big round-about follow the signs to Figueira/Golf. You will find a BP Petrol Station after 500 m. on your left side is the entrance to the Penina Golf Resort.

GPS: Lat: 37° 9' 24.83" N: Lon: 8° 35' 7.08" W

 

 

 

 

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NamePricePlayersFromToNotes
Round 18 holes98.00116th February 202025th May 2020
Round 18 holes77.00126th May 202019th June 2020
Round 18 holes68.00120th June 20207th September 2020
Round 18 holes98.0018th September 202031st October 2020
2 Pax 1 Buggy213.00216th February 202025th May 2020Two players, one buggy.
2 Pax 1 Buggy168.00226th May 202019th June 2020Two players, one buggy.
2 Pax 1 Buggy154.00220th June 20207th September 2020Two players, one buggy.
2 Pax 1 Buggy213.0028th September 202031st October 2020Two players, one buggy.
Twilight60.0011st December 201931st October 2020Play as many holes you can for a smaller price.

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