Tuesday, 06 December 2016
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amendoeiraSmallThe Faldo Course at Amendoeira Golf Resort has won the prestigious World Golf Award as Portugal’s Best Golf Course in a sensational night for Portuguese golf and travel.

Designed by 6-time Major Champion, Sir Nick Faldo, and complimented by world-class resort amenities, the Faldo Course at Amendoeira has been recognised on the world stage at the recent World Golf Awards.

PadraigHamiltonPadraig Harrington won on the European tour at Vilamoura this weekend, raising him from 159th to 97th in the rankings as he held off the challenge of defending champion Andy Sullivan at the Portugal Masters showing calm under pressure with a closing 65 to finish 23 under par.

Sullivan won the event by nine shots last season and this year looked good with birdies on four out of his first five holes giving him 22 under par at the end of the weekend.

Casas do Barlavento Golf Corporate Day is a raving successThe 2nd edition of the Golf Corporate Day, organized by Casas do Barlavento, took place on Saturday the 30th of September, at the Boavista Golf & Spa Resort.
Another raving success for the company with 84 players making up 21 teams of 4 players in a Texas Scramble, which everybody has enjoyed immensely once again. From within the 84 players, there were owners, buyers and business partners of Casas do Barlavento, the real estate agency directed by Luís Ledo.

Locals set to take on 240km stand up paddle challengeEmbarking on a brand new adventure on the 25th September 2016, an international team of four men and one woman (including two Algarvians) is paddling down the Spanish Border across Northern Portugal to Porto on stand up paddle boards.

They will cross through the beautiful Douro Valley which has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.

Hotel Inglaterra Estoril promotes golf with attractive programThe Inglaterra Estoril Hotel wants to standout in portuguese golf culture, so has created a golf program for the fans of the sport who want to enjoy the golf offer around and in Lisbon, with this package the Hotel wants to become a reference for golfers in Portugal.

The Perfect Swing program will be available throughout 2017 and it includes a stay in double and twin rooms with access to golf courses in Cascais, Estoril, Lisbon and Sintra.

Water Kings crowned in PortugalThe city of Lagos hosted the most adventurous watermen challenge for a 12 hours non-stop competition, in an innovative night and day format.

On the weekend of 23 and 24 July the attention of nautical sports was focused on Meia Praia Beach in Lagos where the first edition of Water Kings was held. From noon until midnight, 62 enthusiastic participants were challenged during 12 hours non-stop, in an unprecedented format with mandatory multidisciplinary teams performing in kitesurf, sailing, windsurfing and stand up paddle. The changing weather conditions during the competition led to a strategic management of the sports chosen in each period and also stressed out the need of a real team work to endure all the hours on the water.

Colaboration Protocol Signed with Algarve Clube de Futebol - Football AcademyColégio Santiago Internacional Tavira and Algarve Clube de Futebol Academy are delighted to announce the launch of a partnership that will offer a comprehensive programme of high-quality, full-time education, as well as exceptional, academy-style coaching on the Algarve Clube de Futebol Academy based in Monte Gordo, Algarve.

Youngsters between the ages of 14 and 18 will be able to combine quality football coaching with academic studies in order to develop their sporting skills further.

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club rated best golf club of PortugalThe rankings of the best golf clubs and courses in Portugal according to golfers, the Golfers' Choice Awards 2016, are known!

Golfers have awarded Monte Rei Golf & Country Club with the title of best golf club of Portugal in 2016, with an average rating of 9,19. The Golfers' Choice rankings are compiled based on 300,000 reviews from golfers across Europe on Leadingcourses.com.