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Situated in the Caesar Park Penha Longa Golf Resort, the course is 30 minutes drive or 19 Miles West of Lisbon Airport and 10 minutes from Estoril and Cascais. The resort, itself a 70 hectare nature reserve, has 27 holes in natural surroundings with a 5 star hotel owned by the Ritz Carlton Group with 177 rooms and suites. At the foot of the Sintra hills, it is part of the Sintra - Cascais Natural Park. The Atlantic course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, and opened in 1992.

This 6,290-metre, 18 hole, par 72 championship course is ranked among the best in Europe. It hosted the Portuguese Open in 1994/95, the Estoril Challenge in 1997, and the Estoril Open in 1999. Major amateur circuits have also held their finals on the course.

As stern as Penha Longa's test is, it is never unfair and sets out with four par 4s that gradually increase in difficulty, easing you into the challenges that lies ahead. The sixth is the beautiful signature hole, rated by Britain's Golf World Magazine as being among the top 500 holes in the world.

The course is challenging for golfers of all standards. It blends in perfectly with its surroundings and there are breathtaking views both of the ocean with Estoril and Cascais in the foreground. Estoril is only 5 Miles from the course and has a very lively Nightlife and also has one of the largest casinos in Europe. Sintra is only 2 miles away and Cascais 7 Miles.

Driving Instructions:

From Lisbon Airport. Take The A5 Highway In The Direction Of Cascais. Exit At Alcabideche/Sintra, And Head Towards Penha Longa. Take The Second Exit Off The Roundabout, And The Course is 800 Meters Ahead.

       Course Information
       18 holes - Par 72
       Markers Length
       White 5926 m
       Yellow 5512 m
       Red 5076 m
       Minimum Handicap
       Male -  28 Female -  36
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