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Penina Championship Golf Course Architect : Sir Henry Cotton - Distance : 6860 yds
Number of holes : 18 - Par : 73
Portugal - Algarve

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OFFER: 2 free dinners

7 nights B&B in a twin/double room mountain view
2 free dinners
Unlimited golf at Penina golf courses (maximum 4 days on the Championship course from 1st to 16th May, 1st daily round pre-booked, 2nd round to be booked locally subject to availability)

£615 per person
Reduction for booking at least 90 days in advance: £125 per person
Reduction for booking at least 60 days in advance: £65 per person

Costs do not include flights or transfers, please contact us.

Offer subject to availability.
Terms and conditions apply.
Special offer

From To

OFFER: 2 free dinners

7 nights B&B in a twin/double room mountain view
2 free dinners
Unlimited golf at Penina golf courses (maximum 4 days on the Championship course from 1st to 30th Sept, 1st daily round pre-booked, 2nd round to be booked locally subject to availability)

£615 per person
Reduction for booking at least 90 days in advance: £125 per person
Reduction for booking at least 60 days in advance: £65 per person

Costs do not include flights or transfers, please contact us.

Offer subject to availability.
Terms and conditions apply.
Special offer

From To

OFFER: 2 free dinners

7 nights B&B in a twin/double room mountain view
2 free dinners
Unlimited golf at Penina golf courses, 4 rounds can be pre-booked on the Championship Course, 3 on the Resort, (1st daily round pre-booked, 2nd round to be booked locally subject to availability)

£525 per person

Costs do not include flights or transfers.

Offer subject to availability.
Price includes Early Booking Discount for booking 120 days in advance of travel date
Terms and conditions apply.

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Overview Penina Championship Golf Course

The Penina course created by Henry Cotton, is now a monument to his memory. Penina was the first course to be built in the Algarve and it was inaugurated by the President of the Republic in 1966. The area used to be a rice-field and it is now surrounded by tall, wide-trunked, trees. Cotton used the drainage ditches of the rice-field to define fairways in some places, and hazards in others. He enlarged them at strategic places modifying their banks by raising them and concealing the water hazards from the less cautious golfers. More than 360,000 trees were planted, dividing fairways, defining greens, giving a different character to each hole. In front of the hotel, a new nine hole course called Resort course (ex - Monchique) was created later on, to satisfy the needs of more and more clients and to allow for maintenance on the main course. A small layout with very short holes for beginners, the Academia course (ex - Quinta), was also built, among the fairways of the Championship course. The extensive driving-range is very well managed and there is also a huge putting-green with an area of about 1000 square metres, making Penina a superior quality practice centre. The par of the Penina course is 73 (35+38) with the second nine both beginning and finishing with two consecutive par 5's, which is not usual. The first hole, a 41 l -metre par 4, almost long enough to be a conventional 5, is rather difficult and has a green which is more than 35 metres long, requiring careful choice of the approach iron to be played. To close the first nine there is another hole over 400 metres long with a dogleg to the left and also a long double tiered green, well defended by three bunkers. The l3th hole, a 208-metre par 3 lies alongside a lake, with a bunker defending the right of the green, and is one of Penina's challenging holes.

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Penina Championship Golf Course
EN 125 - Penina
8501-952 Portimão

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