The most famous par 3 over the beach
The Royal Golf Course features rolling fairways set between pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers. It’s a course is an 18-hole, par 72 championship layout, measuring 6059m from the back tees.
It features the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve.
Designed by top Amercian golf rrchitect Rory Roquemore, the Royal Golf Course was based on original drawings made by Sir Henry Cotton, and was inaugurated in 1992.