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Pinhal Golf Course

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Address: Oceancio Golfe, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-912 , Portugal
Phone Number: +351 289 310 390
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00

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Easiest course I have ever played

As a high handicapper coming to the Algarve filled me some fear of the sort of courses I might encounter which my game may not be able to stand up to. When I tried the Pinhal... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
Alan H
Bedfordshire, England
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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and at a reasonable price. The driving range was 9 euros for 50 balls and a couple of hire clubs . Converts to about £8 so not cheap. It seems that all the golf clubs around Vilamoura are owned by the same company so prices are high for the golf. A monopoly is never good.

Thank Chasserburt
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this course. Quite a challenge but good fun. Lovely houses all along the side of the course which you weave in and out of during your round. We started our round at 2pm and ended up playing in the dark!! In fact we had to miss out the last two holes. Very well organised course and we would... More 

Thank Linda G
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually played here July 2014, this course is tree lined with generous fairways. Greens were in good condition, if you stay on fairway course straightforward enough, if in the trees then just play sideways. Worth a play suits all handicaps although low handicappers would find it easy enough. Nice club house with balcony for drinks.

Thank Paul R
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was our last game of our five day break having played four other courses on booking the day before we were off at 8.10 am we payed our 90 euro fee got to the tee box as there was no one in the starter box we set off both being single figure handicaps played of the whites and played... More 

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Bedfordshire, England
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100 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

As a high handicapper coming to the Algarve filled me some fear of the sort of courses I might encounter which my game may not be able to stand up to. When I tried the Pinhal however I think it is the easiest golf course I've ever played. With the exception of a couple of holes, most of them felt... More 

1 Thank Alan H
Kettering, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This course has seen better days in places but we really enjoyed the game. Similar to the Old Course with tree lined fairways. Some really tough holes even though there is little water and no more than an average number of bunkers. The 13th is an animal of a hole, 550yd par 5 and its up hill all the way.... More 

Thank LJPentecost
Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Nice course. Plenty of overhanging trees provide a significant degree of challenge for most golfers. If you stray off line you may well find your ball but have to play sideways or under the trees to be able to get back into position. Course in good condition (fairways, tees and greens all high quality). We played during August using summer... More 

Thank Graeme A
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Pinhal is ideal for a cheaper course in the area. Front nine has lots of trees to cope with, so ball control is vital. Though you don't need driver off every tee. Small things like manicuring of tees mark course down. Always prefer not to have a grassy lie on the tee. Greens are really soft compared to other courses.... More 

Thank bmac007
County Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had a great day at pinhal the course was in very good condition greens were very good I had played pinhal in 2013 so it was good to see that it is very well maintained and a special thank you to the people who work there for a very enjoyable day

Thank Denis P
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Just to say that on the 11th July 2016 myself and 2 friends decided to give this course a go,as we were told it wasn't to challenging a course for our handicaps! It was Excellent! The course itself was in great shape,the surroundings,the view and the Summer Special price,all helped us make the most of our 5hr escape from round... More 

Thank Dougie N

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