the 18,300 hectares of Natural Park of Ria Formosa which provides a
for many species of birds and has much interesting vegetation, Pinheiros
Altos golf course was designed by Ronald Fream of the USA.
Later, the course was
by Peter McEvoy and Howard Swan.
is a highly original and distinctive course, with two sets of nine
that possess completely opposing characteristics.
the first nine holes are over rolling sandy undergrowth with gentle
trees, the shorter second half runs through hills dotted with lakes
present the main obstacle for the golfers on this course.
its inauguration in June 1992, the course has gained a reputation as
favourite pre-season practice ground for several of today’s top
golfers. They are drawn to the large practice ground which includes
putting greens, areas for bunker, chip shots and several greens.
are also comprehensive programmes of tuition for golfers of all levels.
Weekly programmes with individual lessons include video analysis of