QuintadaRiaGolfCourse was the first of two 18-hole golfcourses extends itself in a spectacular location on the coast of the eastern Algarve , known locally as 'Sotavento'. QuintadaRia, situated in the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, has already been described by experienced golfers as the most breathtaking golfcourse in the Region. In fact, there will be no houses, or villas, or apartments to distract you from your game: just you and a breathtaking nature. A nice open golfcourse , very thick rought , lower edges bunkers and some water coming in to play on some holes.
Dogleg: Only on Par 5's . Nearly all Par 4's are straight
Tree Lined: Some Olives lining the Par 4's
Exposed: Quite exposed especially around the coastline holes.
Water hazards: Predominate on 5 holes, with lateral ditches on many other holes
Undulated: Long rolling slopes.
Buggy Recommended: Fairly flat course
Signature Hole: 10th
Comments: Very thick rough around the greens and flat bunkers
Holes: 18 / Par: 72
Whites Lenght: 6053 m / 6658 yd
Yellows Lenght: 5910 m / 6501 yd
Reds Lenght: 4980 m / 5478 yd
Greens: Bent Crenshaw
Fairways: Bent Crenshaw
Tees: Bent Crenshaw
Gents < 36 | Ladies < 36
Architect: William Roquemore Jr.
Proprietor: Quinta da Ria - Empreendimentos do Algarve, S.A.
Director: Rosario Alpalhao
Green Keeper: Paulo Dias
Main events on this course: · PGA Europro Tour in 2003 and 2004Portugal Algarve Seniors Open 2005European Seniors Tour Qualifying School in 2006, 2007 and 2008Portugal Algarve Ladies Open 2008BMW Golf Cup International 2008