Recommendations On Choosing Golf Courses In Lisbon, Portugal

When you start planning a golf holiday in Lisbon it’s only natural you want it to be the best golf trip ever. It’s not an impossible dream and you can make the Lisbon vacation memorable by choosing the best golf courses to play.

The objective of your visit is golf and if you manage to get this part of the holiday right, then all other pieces will fall into place. Below we’ve shared a few recommendations to help you make the right choices.

Accommodation and Golf

This might look like a strange suggestion to you, but if you can pick the right golf resort or hotel you might also get the golf course right. Golf resorts and hotels in Lisbon have their own courses to offer to the guests. Even if they don’t, many hotels in Lisbon have a dedicated golf desk to guide tourists choose the best course and to help them book green fees and shuttle service.

Location of the Golf Courses

Some of the best hotels in Lisbon are in the heart of the city. If you’ve decided to stay at any of these hotels you should make sure the golf courses are not too far from the city. Try to reduce travel time between the hotel and golf courses. The less time you spend on traveling, the more time you’ve to play golf.

Golf Course Conditions

Well-manicured golf courses with large tees and well-maintained fairways and greens are always popular with the golfers. Through the official portals and review websites gather information about the course conditions. You can also go through the official websites to find out if the courses adopt environment-friendly methods to maintain the course.

Golf Course Design

Depending on the landscape, golf courses come in a wide range of designs. The shape of the course, the type of grass used, the vegetation around the holes, and many other design factors play a key role in deciding the course. Golfers must be clear about their preferences before choosing a golf course.

Golf Facilities and Hospitality Service

Excellent clubhouse, restaurant, and bar are absolute essentials of a good golf course. Equally important is the pro-shop. How well the staffs at the golf course treat their guests can also be the deciding factor when comparing two equally good golf courses.

The Price Factor

Championship class golf courses are always priced high because of greater demand. Luckily, you may not have to spend a lot on the green fee if you can find discount rates. Give preferences to courses that are ready to offer special deals or discount packages.



Golf Is All About Strategy

Considering all aspects of a golf course you’ve never played before takes a bit of time. But you will reap the rewards of that effort during play. Your final score will surprise your opponents who thought they had one up on you because of their familiarity with the course. So take the time and do your homework. Making a habit of doing so will improve your game immensely. Golf is, after all, as much about strategy as it is about skill.


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