The 36-hole Penina Golf near Portimao is one of the most famous golf facilities in the Algarve. Penina Golf offers three very different golf courses that ensure real challenges or relaxed rounds of golf in beautiful surroundings: the 18-hole Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course, the 9-hole Resort Course and the 9-hole Academy Course. The Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is located directly on the golf course.
Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course
Known as one of the most challenging – and satisfying – courses in the whole of Portugal, Penina's marquee course is as unforgiving as it is beautiful. Flanked by streams, ditches and water hazards, the course is maintained to the highest standard… and boasts an extensive array of subtle slopes, elevated greens and breathtaking scenery.
Holes: 18, Par: 73
Handicap: Men - 28, Ladies - 36
White marks - 6273 metres (6860 yards), CR 73.7, Slope 138
Yellow marks - 5827 metres (6373 yards), CR 71.5, Slope 137
Blue marks - 5414 metres (5918 yards), CR 74.9, Slope 132
Red marks - 5140 metres (5621 yards), CR 73.2, Slope 129
A great combination course that provides 9 holes of solid, but gentle, practice for beginners… or alternatively, 18 holes of challenging golf for the more seasoned player. Blessed with a range of well thought out holes, this course follows the principles laid down by the father of Portuguese golf, Sir Henry Cotton: the perfect course for golfers of every level and ability. Holes: 9 or 18, Par: 35 or 71, Handicap: Not required.
Course Length - 18 hole:
White marks - 5964 metres (6522 yards)
Yellow marks - 5259 metres (5751 yards)
This executive 9-hole course has been specifically designed for the intermediate golfer… and is great for all-round, thoroughly enjoyable holiday golf. With reasonable short greens, accuracy off the tee, along with approach shots, all players are given the chance to practice their short game with aplomb. Holes: 9, Par: 30, Handicap: Not required.
Course Length: 1851 metres (2024 yards)
Penina Golf Courses
Penina, Portimao, 8501-952, Portugal
Phone: +351 282 420 200
EN 125 , 8501-952 Penina, Portimao