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Academy Golf Course

Ideal for Golf Practice and Training in the Algarve

The Academy Course winds its way between the holes of the Championship Course and the Resort Course. It provides an excellent opportunity to fine-tune your short game... whilst providing a perfect training ground for the novice golfer

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Academy Course Rules & Specifications

Holes: 9
Par: 30

Handicap:
Not required

Course Length:
1851 metres (2024 yards)

Grass:

  • Fairways - Bermuda
  • Greens - Creeping Bent

Etiquette:

  • Please smooth bunker footprints
  • Replace divots
  • Repair pitch marks
  • No more than 2 people in any one golf buggy
  • Any match that loses ground on the players in front is obligated to wave the following group through
17th Hole on the Resort Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort
17th Hole on the Resort Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort

Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course

Known as one of the most challenging – and satisfying – courses in the whole of Portugal, this 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.

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Sunset at the Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort
Sunset at the Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort

Resort Course

A great combination course that provides 9 holes of solid, but gentle, practice for beginners… as well as 18 holes of challenging golf for the more seasoned player. With 18 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.

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Po Box 146, Penina, Portimao, 8501-952, Portugal, Tel: +351 282 420 200 , Fax: +351 282 420 300 , penina@jjwhotels.com