Quinta do Lago South (Sul)

The jewel in the Quinta do Lago crown, the South Course has played host to the Portuguese Open no less than eight times. Designed in 1974 by William Mitchell, who raised the bar by introducing American-standard greens, tees and bunkers to the Algarve, it soon gained a reputation as one of the foremost courses in Europe and remains to this day one of the flagship European Tour Courses. The favourite course of many European tour players, it is a 6,500 metre par 72 set amongst umbrella pines, lakes and wild flowers, overlooking the spectacular scenery of the Ria Formosa National Park. The course hosted the Portuguese Open in 1976, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 2001, the most memorable, perhaps, being in 1989 when Colin Montgomerie won the title with an incredible 24 under par.

    Handicap
    Mandatory
    Handicap (men)
    36
    Green fee week (high season)
    €148.00
    Green fee weekend (high season)
    €148.00
    Green fee week (low season)
    €108.00
    Green fee weekend (low season)
    €108.00
    Holes
    18
    Architect
    William Mitchell
    Opened in
    1974

Signature hole

15th Hole

Yellow

Par
72
Course rating
70.4
Slope rating
118
Length
5870 m

Red

Par
72
Course rating
71.8
Slope rating
120
Length
5168 m