The golf courses in the Algarve are renowned for their stunning locations and beautiful scenery that provide an exceptional golfing experience for enthusiasts. In recent years, several courses have undergone renovations to enhance their appeal, and the Quinta do Lago South course is one such course.

The Quinta do Lago South course is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and stunning views. It is an 18-hole championship golf course that has hosted several major golfing events and where Colin Montgomerie won his first event in 1989. The course was initially designed by William Mitchell in 1974 and underwent significant renovations in 2019 to enhance its appeal.

Following the renovations, the Quinta do Lago South course has recently emerged as the best-rated course in the Algarve. The South course features a beautiful blend of pine trees and lakes that challenge golfers of all skill levels. The renovations saw the introduction of new bunkers, tees, greens and layout making the course more challenging, yet more enjoyable to play. One of the many prominent features of the Quinta do Lago South course is the 15th hole, which requires a tee shot over a lake to reach the green. Overall, the Quinta do Lago South course offers a challenging but enjoyable experience that is perfect for golfers looking to play golf in the Algarve.

Looking for the best golf courses to play in the Algarve?

We've analised over 5,000 reviews from golfers and curated a list of the top 10 courses to consider in the Algarve. Head over to Best Golf Courses in the Algarve to see the detailed list, which includes the following courses:

#1 Quinta do Lago South 9.2 / 10

#2 Monte Rei 9.1 / 10

#3 Laranjal 9.1 / 10

#4 Old Course 8.9 / 10

#5 Quinta do Lago North 8.9 / 10

#6 Vale do Lobo Ocean 8.8 / 10

#7 Victoria 8.7 / 10

#8 Quinta da Ria 8.6 / 10

#9 Gramacho 8.6 / 10

#10 Quinta de Cima 8.6 / 10

Ombria: A New Addition to the Algarve

The Algarve will also soon welcome in April the new Ombria Golf Course. The Ombria course is situated just North of Loulé and features a beautiful landscape of rolling hills and valleys. The course was designed by Jorge Santana da Silva will provide an exceptional golfing experience for golfers.

The Algarve remains as one of the world's most prestigious golf destinations, and with the addition of the Ombria Golf Course, it has only enhanced its appeal. If you are a golf enthusiast looking for an exceptional golfing experience, the Algarve should undoubtedly be on your bucket list.

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