- Norges store uavhengige nettsted for golf - Hele Norges golfportal Les mer

 Annonsere aksjer?
Norske-svenske baner
Ukens golftips
Golf på Internett
Golf på TV


Gamle leserbrev

GOLFSIDEN som din startside? Klikk her

Legg til dine favoritter: Klikk her 

Til alle nye seere/lesere:

Annonsér på Golfsiden -
Tlf: 900 900 72
Tilbake til første side    Debattsiden    Golfreiser

16. hullet på sørbanen på Quinta do Lago

17.09 Quinta do Lago:
Gjør det bra på rankingen
Golfsiden har tidligere skrevet om Quinta do Lago.

De har tre fine bane. Nå har de igjen fått bekreftet dette på en ny ranking.

Quinta do Lago is flying high at the forefront of European golf after the Portuguese resort was the only venue to have three golf courses included in Golf World magazine's respected ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe 2019' rankings.

The award-winning luxury golf and lifestyle resort took centre stage in the new edition of the highly-regarded biennial list with all three of its 18-hole championship layouts - the North, South and Laranjal - featuring for the first time in its history.

Leading the way at number 29 was the South Course, with the eight-time host of the Portuguese Open climbing an eye-catching 27 places into the top 30 of the magazine's best courses in Europe.

Laranjal also made a significant move after being included in the prestigious list for the first time since opening in 2008, with the North Course completing Quinta do Lago's impressive achievement after being ranked 97th in the standings.

Sean Moriarty, chief executive at Quinta do Lago, said: "All three courses are very special to those who play in Quinta do Lago, so it is a pleasure to have our entire golf offering included in these benchmark rankings. The golf operations and greenkeeping teams at Quinta are exceptional and create a world-class experience for each and every golfer here.

"The South Course has long been acknowledged among Europe's most prestigious golf venues and it's a real pleasure to see it ranked inside the top 30. The North Course, which we revamped in 2014, continues to impress everyone that plays it while Laranjal's move into the top 100 is well deserved and, we believe, long overdue."

Set just 15 minutes from Faro airport in Portugal's famous Algarve region, Quinta do Lago has been at the forefront of Europe's elite golf, sports and family destinations for nearly five decades and boasts a combination of world-class golf and lifestyle facilities.

As well as three 18-hole championship golf courses and outstanding practice facilities, guests can enjoy all kinds of sports at the state-of-the-art performance centre The Campus, a world-class sports hub designed for professionals and amateurs alike to train and live well.

Complementing the golf is a choice of 13 first-class bars and restaurants that deliver a range of delicious local and international cuisines, with accommodation on offer at the resort's recently-acquired boutique hotel, The Magnolia Hotel.
The four-star boutique hotel is offering outstanding value on bed- and-breakfast golf breaks this autumn, with two-night stays including a free round of golf bookable from €240 per person.

The latest packages include 18 holes on any of Quinta do Lago's three acclaimed courses and transfers to the golf courses as well as complimentary access to The Magnolia Hotel's facilities including Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, gym and chill room. All prices are based on two people sharing a twin room.

For more information on the latest golf packages available at Quinta do Lago, please visit 

Mer om Quinta do Lago:

Quinta do Lago
Since its inception in 1972, Quinta do Lago has been at the forefront of international golf, hosting eight Portuguese Opens as well as numerous other international tournaments. Home to three world-class golf courses, the resort also boasts a wealth of cutting-edge practice facilities.

Quinta do Lago North Course - Opening in October 2014, the totally revamped North Course has been redeveloped by renowned American golf architect Beau Welling in close collaboration with 2014 European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley and is set to become one of the new stars of European golf. The new layout has been built to the highest specifications with a €9.6m investment programme and has been redeveloped with the emphasis firmly on precision and strategy. While many modern-day developments tend to focus on length, Welling and McGinley have been keen to design a golfing experience where accuracy and course management are the key factors, and a course that is playable and fun for golfers of all abilities.

Quinta do Lago South Course - A favourite among European Tour professionals, the South Course calls for accurate drives and precise shots, but rewards players for their efforts with the stunning backdrop of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Regularly included in Golf World magazine's ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in Europe', the par-72 layout has received widespread praise for its strategically-placed hazards and varying difficulty across the 18 holes. Having hosted the Portuguese Open on no fewer than eight occasions, the South Course is regarded as one of Portugal's premier golfing venues.

Laranjal - Designed by Jorge Santana da Silva in the grounds of an orange grove, the par-72 course was named as Portugal's Best Golf Course 2011 at the Portuguese Travel Awards, and poses serious tests for players of all abilities. Opened in 2008, Laranjal offers a pure golfing experience right next to the Quinta do Lago estate and features fairways sown with Bermuda grass, providing a challenging playing environment in a picture-perfect setting.

Paul McGinley Academy - Quinta do Lago is home to the only Paul McGinley Academy in the world, founded in October 2011 by Europe's 2014 Ryder Cup captain. With a strong involvement from McGinley himself, who is a regular visitor to the resort, the academy aims to cultivate and improve golfers' play by providing them with the tools and techniques used on the professional Tours. The academy focuses especially on younger players, working in collaboration with local schools and is the perfect way to follow in the footsteps of the pros.

TaylorMade Performance Center - Quinta do Lago's TaylorMade Performance Centre is the only facility of its kind in Portugal and is located on the resort's expansive driving range. Opened in May 2013, the centre is operated by trained TaylorMade technicians, offering golfers a custom-fitting experience testing hundreds of club and iron options, ensuring the best combination for every player's swing. It also has a fully-equipped Tour standard workshop and utilises FlightScope X2 radar technology to measure the entire flight of the ball from impact to landing whilst displaying its 3D trajectory in real time.

Set amongst 2,000 acres of the picturesque Ria Formosa Natural Park and located just 15 minutes from Faro airport, Quinta do Lago offers residents and guests an unparalleled location benefiting from a year-round temperate climate, a variety of lifestyle pursuits and a strong sense of community.

For more information on Quinta do Lago and its facilities, call + 351 289 390 700 or visit

Se også:

Laranjal-banen er en fin og variert utfordring og godt vedlikeholdt.

07.06 Portugal:
Perlene på Quinta do Lago
Golfsiden har for en del år siden besøkt Quinta do Lago. Denne gangen, våren 2019, var det ikke noe dårligere. Tvert i mot.  LES MER

Se for øvrig mer om det Golfsiden har skrevet om steder i Portugal ved å klikke på denne linken

Her finner du DEBATTSIDEN Her diskuterer du golf
Si din mening!!

Spør Matz Modéer
Her svarer Matz Modéer

Egen seksjon