Palmaresgolfcourse highlights itself in the Algarve coast because of its prime location, facing the incredible blue scenario of the ocean. A Perfect contrast with the green of this unique 27-hole golfcourse designed by Robert Trent Jones II, which the links holes along the beach and the great views are the highlighting points. The New 27 Holes PalmaresGolfCourse designed by Trent Jones Jr reopened mid 2010 and already Golf World magazine, has recently published its ‘top 100 in Europe’ list - and Onyria Palmares is ranked 26th in Continental Europe.
Mixt Course: Mostly Parkland, and Praia Loop offers 6 holes of pure links
Exposed: Strenght and directions of wind very important for club selection
Water hazards: Only two holes. 3rd Hole Par 3, and 6th par 5 at Lagos loop
Undulated: Gradual sloping fairways.
Buggy Recommended: Yes
Signature Hole: 14th
Comments: Nice mixture of holes, great views over Alvor bay .
Holes: 27 / Par: 72
Whites Lenght: 5961 m / 6557 yd
Yellows Lenght: 5614 m / 6175 yd
Reds Lenght: 5020 m / 5522 yd
Greens: Bent Grass Alpha
Fairways: Bermuda 419
Tees: Bent Grass Alpha
Gents < 28 | Ladies < 36
Founded: Reopened in 2010
Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jr
Proprietor: Six Investimentos Turisticos SA
Director: Antonio Pinto Coelho
Professional: Ben Frost and Gregory Lassak
Green Keeper: Joel Nunes
Main events on this course: · TAP Open ( 1984 & 1985 ); European Zone Qualifying for the XXXII World Cup ( 1985 ); Almond Blossom Amateur Tournament; Pro-Am Tournament Algarve-Andalucia; PGA Europrotour ( 2003 )