Just off the Costa Azul, in front of the ancient castles of Sesimbra and Setúbal, is picturesquely the Tróia Peninsula, has the karst character, bordering a nature reserve. Here between endless sandy beaches and fragrant pine woods is one of the best courses in Portugal: The Troia Golf Championship Course, which has hosted several international tournaments such as the Portugal Open in 1983, the then Sam Torrence won.. The 18-hole-par-72 course is a fantastically beautiful links course, which really tests the individual skill. Robert Trent Jones Sr. has created a masterpiece that is perfectly integrated into the surrounding landscape. Particular attention is hole 3 and 18. From 3 hole, a par 4 with spectacular sea views, said Robert Trent Jones Sr. himself that this was one of the best he had ever designed. And hole 18 has it, a par 5 with a dogleg to the left and an elevated green that is also still protected frontally by three bunkers. Despite the difficult course they are pleased about the calm here, the wild beauty of the area, the sparkling waters and white sand - not only in the bunkers - and the magnificent Arrábida mountains in the background. Given a light breeze that brings the pine to vibrate. Perfect practice facilities with driving range, two putting greens and chipping green are self. The rustic-looking clubhouse with bar and restaurant was built sent between the pine trees and has a friendly and welcoming. Here one should also taste the gastronomic products of the region, particularly to those fresh seafood on offer.
Aptdo. 106, P-2902 Setúbal Codex