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Golf Courses: Estoril Sol

Estoril Golf

Estoril Golf is one of the oldest and most respected courses in Portugal, located east of Lisbon overlooking the Atlantic ocean and the cosmopolitan seaside town of Estoril. Boasting an elegant clubhouse surrounded by a pine forest, the Championship course has hosted some of the country’s most prestigious tournaments over the years, including the Portuguese Open and the International Amateur Championships.

Championship course
The Championship course was originally founded in 1929 and extended to 18 holes in 1945. The beautiful surroundings and undulating landscape is planted with mimosa, pine and eucalyptus trees. Golfers require highly developed tactical skills and accuracy to successfully complete this course.

Founded: 1929
Architect: Mackenzie Ross
Director: Francisco Pinheiro
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Length: 5,252 m
SSS: 68
Handicap: Certificate required
Fairways: Bentgrass
Greens: Penncross

Blue course
The Estoril Blue course is an excellent 9-hole course which forms part of the 18-hole main course. Designed primarily for teaching and practice, the Blue Course is a superb place for beginners and less experienced players to learn more about the game.

Founded: 1965
Architect: Frank Pennink
Director: Francisco Pinheiro
Holes: 9
Par: 34
Length: 2,371 m
SSS: 65
Handicap: Certificate not required
Fairways: Bentgrass
Greens: Penncross

Facilities: Driving range, putting green, chipping green, pro shop, swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Club rental, caddies, buggies and trolleys available. The renowned Daniel Grimm Golf Academy offers private lessons, beginners courses, professional club fitting and video swing analysis to improve your game. Click here for recommended hotels in Lisbon and Cascais.

Contact details:
Golf do Estoril
Avenida da República
2765-273 Estoril
Tel: +351 214 680 054
Fax: +351 214 682 796
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GPS Coordinates: 38° 43’ 06.64” N – 9° 23’ 42.90” W

Estoril Sol

Situated at the foot of the Sintra hills, about 30 minutes from Lisbon, Estoril Sol is one of the most beautiful 9-hole courses in Europe. This picturesque course features a number of par-3 holes and is an excellent choice for beginners as it provides practice facilities to build confidence and experience. Different tees offer additional variety for those wishing to play a full 18 holes.

Founded: 1976
Architects: Harris, Wolveridge, Fream and Storm
Director: Maria Pinto Coelho
Holes: 9
Par: 31
Length: 1,805 m
SSS: n/a
Handicap: n/a
Fairways: Grazon, Bermuda Tifton 419
Greens: Agrostis, Penncross

Facilities: Driving range, putting green, pitching area (with bunkers), pro shop, restaurant and bar. Trolleys and club hire available.

Contact details:
Academia Internacional de Golfe Estoril Sol
Quinta do Outeiro
Estrada da Lagoa Azul
2710-314 Linhó, Sintra
Tel: +351 219 240 331
Fax: +351 219 232 461
GPS Coordinates: 38º 45' 51.56'' N, 9º 23' 20.16'' W