Batalha Golf Course, São Miguel, Azores. Photography by Peter Corden

After weeks of being in lockdown and a State of Emergency, Portugal is taking gradual steps to ease out of confinement. Thanks to the nature of golf as an outdoor pursuit for low numbers of people, golf courses are among the first sports facilities to reopen. But that doesn’t meanRead More →

Santo da Serra golf course, Madeira. Photo by Peter Corden

Our Portugal golf expert, Andy Waple, is back with some more helpful insights. This time, the focus is on the Madeira golf scene and a quick overview of the three Azores golf courses. Over to Andy… The mainland is undoubtedly the greatest draw for travelling golfers wishing to experience theRead More →

Views from Troia Golf course near Lisbon Portugal

Golfing expert Andy Waple is back from a return visit to Troia Golf resort. In this post, he not only gives you tips for playing the ‘Troia the Destroyer’ course (see the end of the article) but an insight into the natural beauty that surrounds the site.  When you areRead More →

Golfer, Royal Obidos golf course, Silver Coast

I’ve invited Portugal golfing expert, Andy Waple, to give us his tips on the best places to play golf in the Silver Coast of Portugal. Here’s what he has to say on the matter:   What’s so special about the Silver Coast of Portugal? A relatively new course on the blockRead More →

Vale de Lobo Ocean golf course, Algarve, Portugal

Since I know nothing about golf in Portugal, or anywhere else for that matter, I’ve invited professional golf journalist, Andy Waple, to share his insights into the golfing scene in Portugal over a series of articles. This one is designed to give you an overview of Portugal as a golfingRead More →