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Alto Golf Pestana

Designed by the legendary architect Sir Henry Cotton, Alto Golf Pestana is a challenging course for all levels of   handicap . Located west of Portimão, near Alvor, the course extends over two valleys and offers a considerable test of the capabilities of all golfers, with their   bunkers   strategic,   doglegs , well positioned trees and   greens   high. The charming Serra de Monchique offers a breathtaking scenery, while pines, carob, almond, fig and olive trees line the   fairways . The most famous hole is the 16th, a 600-meter Par 5 known as “The Giant” or “Sir Henry's Challenge”.


The rules of the "royal and ancient golf club of st. Andrews" endorsed by the Portuguese golf federation apply.


Out of Bounds - White stakes and / or contour lines / walls. <
Water Hazards - Yellow stakes and / or line.
Side Water Hazards - Red stakes and / or lines.
Ground Under Repair - Blue stakes and / or lines
Stones in the bunkers are mobile obstructions (rule 24-1)
Real Estate Obstructions - sprinklers, control boxes, drain grates, wells, permanent buildings, bridges, buggy paths (rule 24-2)
Protection of Young Trees - immobile obstruction. The ball can be cleaned when lifted. Rule 24.2b

CLUB RULES: HANDICAP LIMITS - Ladies 27 / Ladies 35

The player must inform the starter at least 5 minutes before his departure time.
The player who fails to do this loses his starting time.
No player plays without the starter's permission.
It is mandatory for each group to let the fastest player groups pass.
The player must follow the instructions of the marshals.
An 18-hole game should not last longer than 4 hours and 30 minutes.
The player must replace divots and repair marks on the field.
During busy golf periods, the game will be four ball
We reserve the right to ask you to leave our territory if your behavior does not comply with the club's rules.
No refunds will be issued in the event that the rules have not been complied with.


The player must wear golf shoes.
The player must not wear shorts and jeans, sleeveless T-shirts or tracksuits.


When hiring a buggy, the player will be responsible in accordance with the agreement.
The 90th rule is always applied.

Quinta Alto do Vale - Four Roads
8501-906 Alvor
Tel: +351 282 460 870 | Fax : +351 282 460 870
GPS coordinates: 37 07 '35.90 ”N - 8 33' 56.

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