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The Old Course - Golf Club

Volta do Medronho, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-548, Portugal
+351 289 310 341
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Best golf course ever

This golf course is special and a must visit for anyone visiting the area. The course is just... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Stuart M
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great if your straight down the middle

The course was very picturesque but if you happened to stray from the straight and narrow there was... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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In the heart of Vilamoura lies the Grande Dame of Algarve courses, The Old Course. As one of the first-established layouts in the region, the Frank Pennink-design is well regarded throughout the golfing world. No.Holes: 18 | PAR: 72 | Length: 6254 m | Slope Rating: 138 | Architect: Frank Pennink | Location: Vilamoura, Algarve The Facilities: Clubhouse | Golf Shop | Driving Range | Putting Green| Bar/Restaurant | Buggy Bar | Valet Service | Free WiFi
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Volta do Medronho, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-548, Portugal
+351 289 310 341

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This golf course is special and a must visit for anyone visiting the area. The course is just beautiful and well kept. The outlook from the first tee is superb and sets you up for the rest of the course. It is challenging but fun...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The course was very picturesque but if you happened to stray from the straight and narrow there was lots of trees and big sturdy dense trees to contend with. If your ball went in about the tops it was stopped in its tracks that is...More

Thank MAGGIESWScotland
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Have been fortunate to play this course several times , most recently twice in the last week. 99% of the time, the course is in superb condition , this fact , coupled with the iconic wooden club house and veranda, renders the club a must...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Even as a non golfer I tagged along with my golfing friends (mainly to drive the buggy!). There are plenty of trees on both sides of many fairways but not too many balls went missing. Every hole was well maintained and the beer buggy was...More

Thank Mikes1181
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

An all round 5☆ experience. Have played all five Oceanico golf courses this wek system this was the best ( but the others - Victoria, Millenium, Laguna and Pinhal) are very good. The course requires fairly straight drives on all holes, due to the amazing...More

Thank Garonne9
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My Personal Favourite of The Oceanica Courses and a joy to play. Not overly impressed by the clubhouse but facilities were adequate and they serve great coffee! The course started of with a delightful opening hole and got better as the round progressed. The course...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Old styl e course We played 9 yellow and nine white tees - long off white Some very good holes and nice understated club house Always one of my favourites

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This course is mature its great its full of trees and just a very traditional well kept course its perfect

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We played The Old Course in May. The weather was absolutely atrocious with torrential rain for over an hour before we were due to tee off. I've played this course dozens of times, but was amazed at the quality of the course, even after all...More

Thank julesoBelfast
Reviewed 24 January 2017

visited the old course for the first time in 15 years and its like nothing has changed. the course is as well kept and challenging. as soon as we drove through the gates and to the club house we new we had gone somewhere special....More

Thank markabol
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23 February 2017|
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Response from csagent | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of buggies, but I would recommend reserving in advance. 40 Euros a buggie.
22 May 2016|
Response from Gary P | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I think your money is more important than your atire over there. I wore shorts and ankle socks and nothing was said, handicaps are the same, max 24/28 but you see players who can barely hit a ball and if one... More