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Resort Course

Golf at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort in the Algarve

Resort Course

The Resort Course is a member of the Audobon Co-Operative Sanctuary System and makes a concerted effort to aid the protection and preservation of all wildlife residing on and around this fine course.

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Resort Course: Rules & Specifications

Holes: 9 or 18
Par: 35 or 71

Handicap:
Not required

Course Length - 9 hole:

  • White marks - 2987 metres (3267 yards)
  • Yellow marks - 2629 metres (2875 yards)

Course Length - 18 hole:

  • White marks - 5964 metres (6522 yards)
    Yellow marks - 5259 metres (5751 yards)

Grass:

  • Fairways - Bermuda 419
  • Greens - Creeping Bent

The rules followed on the Resort Course are those of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

The course also follows the following local rules:

Dress Code:

  • No T-shirts, jeans or tennis shoes. Soft spikes mandatory on all courses

Out of Bounds (white stakes or lines):

  • 5th hole over the ditch on the right of the fairway
  • 6th hole over the wire fence on the right

Course Markings:

  • White Stakes - Out of Bounds
  • Red Stakes - Lateral Water Hazard
  • Blue Stakes - Ground Under Repair

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
Reflections on the Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort
Reflections on the Sir Henry Cotton Championship 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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Hole 5 on the Academy Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort
Hole 5 on the Academy Course at Penina Hotel and Golf Resort

Academy Course

Weaving its way through the fairways of the Championship Course, this executive 9-hole course has been specifically designed for the intermediate golfer. Great for all-round holiday golf and a very enjoyable round. With reasonable short greens, accuracy off the tee, along with approach shots, provide all players a chance to practice their short game with aplomb.

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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