The Old Course - Vilamoura

The Old Course - Vilamoura

The Grande Dame of Algarve courses with design by Architect Frank Pennick
  • Par73
  • Par18
  • Par6.254 m²

Located in the heart of the Vilamoura Resort, The Old Course it is often described as the Great Dame of Algarve courses and no one plays in here without creating a few good memories and is considered to be a real treat for golfers.

GREAT-Oceanico-011-old-course-oceanico-16thAlthough it was opened in 1969, the course was completely renovated and modernized 27 years later (1996) although no major changes were made to this absolutely magnificent layout. Designed by renowned Frank Pennink this creation is one of the oldest in the region and renowned all over the golfing world, being of one those golf courses in Portugal that will always stay in the memory of visiting golfers.

This course is laid out along the lines, inspired in classic British Design, one an Absolute tranquility and your game will meanders throughout impressive native and beautiful pine trees, with the green over gently undulating natural terrain.
An attractive new clubhouse and adjacent putting green were also built at that time what granted it to be home of important tournemnets such as the Portugal Open, Johnnie Walker Euro Classic and the Lancôme Trophy.


Apartado 970Oceanico-Old-Course-logo
8126-912 Vilamoura

GPS Coordinates: Latitude 37º 06’06 N Longitude 8º 06’56 O

Course Rating:
Men White – 72,3Oceanico-Old-Course-layout-map-cmap
Men Yellow – 70,9
Ladies Blue – 75,3
Ladies Red – 72,6
Slope Rating:
Men White – 126
Men Yellow – 124
Ladies Blue – 130
Ladies Red – 127

BY: Nuno Caetano