Alto Golf is one of the Pestana Golf Resorts managed golf courses. It was designed by well known golf legend Sir Henry Cotton. It lies just West of the city of Portimao. I played the course from the white tee-box and did not use the driving range. The design of the course could be described as a typical parkland design. Undulating fairways with many trees, a few bunke…
Niet eerder gespeeld om deze golf baan in de Algarve. Op een of andere manier trok ons dit niet, maar waren aangenaam verrast. Leuke golf baan, niet spectaculair maar toch leuk. Het was erg rustig op de golf baan op 2e kerstdag. Fairways door de vele regen wel op sommige plekken erg nat. Mocht ook niet overal met de buggy komen.
This legendary golf course, the last designed by architect Sir Henry Cotton, features the 600 meter par 5 known as the "Sir Henry challenge", and what a challenge it is! Pestana Alto is synonymous with design and play, and in a world of modern, complex course design, more and more people look back at the classics and see how course design should be: about challenge and playability for all handicap levels. Located on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Alvor, the rolling fairways and elevated greens test all and reward anyone who enjoys thinking about their game.