Estoril Golf Course
Estoril Golf Course is 25 minutes away from Lisbon and just 3 from restaurants, hotels, casino and Estoril beach. The Estoril Championship Course started in 1929 and redesigned in 1936 by Mackenzie Ross. It is known as one of the oldest and most emblematic clubs in Portugal and where two of the Portuguese most important tournaments have been held frequently: the Portuguese Open 20 years and the Portuguese International Championship Amateur 63 years. A long list of famous golfers have played Estoril golf course including Ballesteros, Montgomerie, Sam Torrance, Canizares, Gene Sarazen, Peter Allis and Bernard Gallacher.
Overlooking Estoril and the sea this 5200 meter long course is set amongst eucalyptus, mimosas and pine trees giving a uniquely colourful touch that demands excellent tactics, challenges in accuracy rather than distance. The visually stunning par 3 holes, although they vary in length all pose particular challenges; the 4th hole The Peppers Hole surrounded by pepper trees; the 8th hole The Tea Cup – is well known due to the always challenging flag position.
Estoril, although a short golf course at only 5,808, demands excellent accuracy from the tee. After your challenging, yet enjoyable round you can enjoy a drink in the excellent clubhouse and take in the beautiful views and surroundings.