The first golf course that was responsible for the boom in golf in Portugal was to Penina created by Sir Henry Cotton. Since then, golf has skyrocketed with beautiful courses popping up across the entire country.
The most famous area for golfing in Portugal remains the Algarve, due to its beautiful year-round weather, beautiful hotels and high-quality courses. But today, Lisbon, with its multicultural up and coming city vibe is beginning to catch up. Within just 60 mins of Lisbon, you have some outstanding courses along the coast
Today, the Number 1 clubs in Portugal is Monte Rei Golf & Country Club with its Jack Nicklaus design Championship Course and its second course, the South Course is under construction at present - once again by Jack Nicklaus