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Penha Longa Golf Course

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Address: Estrada da Lagoa Azul | Sintra, Linho, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 924 9011
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Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, this 18-hole course features gently...

Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, this 18-hole course features gently rolling hills, stately groves of oaks and pines and magnificent views of the Sintra Mountains.

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Golf at Penha Longa golf course

There appears to be a nine hole and an 18 of which you play one or the other and not a mixed combination of the nines. The 10th tee of the 18 is miles from the club house. All 27... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
duncanpetty
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There appears to be a nine hole and an 18 of which you play one or the other and not a mixed combination of the nines. The 10th tee of the 18 is miles from the club house. All 27 holes are great to play. I played the nine holes on the day I arrived and took a pull trolley.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Played there two weeks ago and the course was very wet with balls getting lost due to plugging on the fairway. Buggies very expensive at 55 euros each and with the fairways being so wet we were not allowed to go onto them which made for a very slow round.

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penhal0nga, Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear Joe R. We regret the fact that the Course was not up to your expectations. We assure you the continuous efforts of our maintenance team to provide an excellent golf course. Kind regards Susana Mata Quality Manager More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This golf course has a wonderful layout but for whatever reason the condition of it in recent years has not been good. I visited a year ago and it was in terrible condition although one could see a lot of work was taking place. One year on it is in a lot better condition but still nowhere near how i... More 

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penhal0nga, Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank you for you comments. We work everyday to always improve our services, products and facilties. It pleases us to know we achieve our goals. We hope to provide you an even better course on your next visit. Kind regards Susana Mata Quality Manager More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This may have been a decent golf course at some point, but it needs serious maintenance. The condition of the fairways, tee boxes, greens and pseudo sand bunkers demand attention. There are some good holes which could be fun to play, but very difficult when fairways are rough and anything green is really weeds. Minimal sand in bunkers. A big... More 

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penhal0nga, Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this review

Dear yellow1NewJersey We are truly sorry for your disappointment regarding the unpleasant round that did not correspond to your expectations. Penha Longa has been under a very intensive maintenance program in order to increase player satisfaction, including changing the fairways type of grass (into Bermuda). This will allow us to improve on sustainability and ecological step. Overall, course conditions and... More 

Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our party were 2 couples (HCP 12,12,18,22) Everything about Penha Longa course and facilities give you a feeling of beauty/peacefulness/serenity. A visit to the resort hotel will open your eyes to how a hotel can & should be. The course has a magic little 9 holer as well as the championship 18. The championship course starts with 2 low level... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A beautiful tree lined course that's no too long. Buggies not required but be warned it is hilly. Ladies changing facilities amazing, with plunge pool, sauna, jacuzzi bath along with the usual stuff. Lovely trendy bar area that's not that cheap wine and soda plus pint of local beer 11.50 euros but fab views watching the sun go down. Great... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Superb setting and presentation Club house impressive and appeared to have a first class bar and restaurant. Course design great with fabulous views, must is a buggy, it would be a long way to walk. Fabulous elevated greens and tees With the foot flow of traffic on, could do with a little more tlc on the tees and greens. Impressed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was one of my favourite golf courses in Lisbon. On the site of an old monestary. The lay out was fantasic as were the views and old ruins around the course. Very sorry we only played this once. If I had a complaint it was the fairways were wet though excessive watering but still a great experience.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

You just know by the way you are welcomed and the general ambiance, if you are going to have a good time or not. As we arrived our clubs were whisked away and put on a buggy, and one of the caddy staff took us to register. From the 1st hole to the 18th, the course was spectacular, not for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The golf course has beautiful views with many elevation changes however, course conditioning could use improvement. Booking a follow up round on the championship course can be difficult. Service was excellent.

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