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Address: Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-024, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 289 390 700
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Activities: Golfing
Description: The North Course, the Quinta do Lago's new number one, has been...
The North Course, the Quinta do Lago's new number one, has been redeveloped with the emphasis firmly on precision and strategy and it's predicted to become one of the new stars of European golf. This popular golf course on Portugal's Algarve formerly known as Ria Formosa is covered by pine trees, heather and wild flowers, and features four magnificent Par 5 holes.
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Completely relaid course at vast expense

The general format will be similar to those who have played it before, but now the grass is lush and there is more water. Good test of your skills, certainly tested mine. Watch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2014
Ron T
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Mottram St. Andrew, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Having played the old north course on numerous occasions I found the new layout alright but not an improvement,with the greens almost like glass if you are not in the right spot, a four putt is not uncommon,after watching a seniors pro game scores in the high nineties and one hundred plus, I yust think the greens are a joke.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Great new layout the changes have been we'll thought out to make the course a better test of golf for all handicaps

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The course was in fantastic condition but no longer the challenge of the original lay out. Open fairways with little thought required from the tee.

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United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Been playing this course for 25 years ... last year they closed it and gave it a major make over. The make over has made the course easier.. maybe that was the plan ... so you could get even more players through... The first dog leg is smoothed out and the annoying trees on the left removed. The second, a... More 

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Mottram St. Andrew, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The general format will be similar to those who have played it before, but now the grass is lush and there is more water. Good test of your skills, certainly tested mine. Watch out when you cross the roads and keep your ball out of the long love grass cos you can't retrieve it. Don't expect a cheap round on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was once a shorter but tricky neighbour to the South but an alleged €25 million on and all they've done is tame and spoil it. Yes there is new water & certainly shaped greens but the fairways are now so wide you could land a jet on most of them. Sadly it's all to easy to just reach for... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Played following opening on !st Oct, very impressed with many new holes created but still a 'walking' slog and buggy tracks too far from many fairways to justify their expense!

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London,England
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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We played in some terrible rain and thought the course would be waterlogged, but only twice was there any standing water on the fairways and never in greens or bunkers. It was quite expensive, but probably worth it as the course changes have made the course both much better and probably easier. It is a stunning looking course.

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Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Really stunning lay out, extreamly well maintained. A bit slow round, everyone wanted to play the cource since just opened after the long term upgrade project. ( perhaps too many groups booked). My hushand said that perhaps even quite easy cource to play. The South is definitely much more challenging. North definitely worth to play, enjoy! Br, jaana

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It is not finished yet not worth playing until next year supposed to be open on 1 st October don't chance it

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