Friday, 09 October 2015
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24 LAWS of GolfYou learn many things from golf...and how to suffer is one of them!

Here are24 immutable laws of golf.

golfSeveral years ago, the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) in the United State of America promised to address the issue of 3rd party tee vendors.

Finally this summer after months and months of delays they came out with a list of “Best Practices” that, while a good start, left many gaps in how a service vendor (3rd party aggregators) should treat and do business with their customer (golf course).

TRY OUTs for the 2016 seasonThe Algarve Pirates are preparing for the coming 2016 Portuguese League season and training has begun at their HQ in Mexilhoeira Grande, between Portimão and Lagos. Already 10 new hopeful players have trained with the Pirates and begun to discover just what it means to be a part of something new, exciting and rewarding.

American Football is still a very new thing in Portugal, with 10 regular teams making up the league. The Pirates were the first team from the Algarve to enter the league and this will be their fourth competitive season.

World Golf Awards signs Portugal Golf Membership as 2015 partnerWorld Golf Awards, the most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry, has signed Portugal Golf Membership as Golf Partner for the upcoming Gala Ceremony 2015.

The event will be staged at the luxurious Conrad Algarve, Portugal, for the second successive year on November 5th-8th, 2015.

Sheffield Wednesday at the Amendoeira Golf ResortEnglish football team Sheffield Wednesday, simply known as Wednesday, travelled to Portugal for pre-season training at the Amendoeira Sports Club which is based at Oceânico’s Amendoeira Golf Resort in the central Algarve. Their five night training camp ran between 18th and 23rd July 2015. This training camp and friendly matches were arranged by Gary Hobson (FIFA and UEAFA match agent).

Amendoeira Golf Resort Welcomed Fulham FC for an intensive pre-season trainingProfessional Football Club Fulham FC choose the Amendoeira Sports Club as their training camp in the Algarve, Portugal.

Amendoeira Golf Resort welcomed Fulham FC for an eight night pre-season training camp. The players and management team stayed in the luxurious accommodation at the Amendoeira Golf Resort and enjoyed exclusive use of the training facilities including a full size natural grass football pitch.

Kerry Gaelic Footballers return for the fifth time to Amendoeira Golf ResortThe Kerry footballers return for a fifth time for a tactical training camp to one of the Algarve’s finest resorts.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice brought the Kerry GAA football squad back to Amendoeira Golf Resort between 1st and 6th June for warm weather training. No strangers to the resort, the Kerry Gaelic football squad has now clocked up five training camps since 2010 at the impressive Amendoeira Golf Resort, in the Algarve.

Espiche Golf Takes Top International AwardEspiche Golf becomes the only golf club outside of the US to be recognised as a Clubhouse of the Year 2014 by the prestigious Golf Inc. publication.

The results of the Clubhouse of the Year 2014 awards have been revealed, with Espiche Golf being one of only nine Clubhouses around the world, and the only clubhouse outside of the United States, considered within the New Construction and Renovation categories by Golf Inc Magazine.