Author: Leading Courses
Expert panel opens up Portuguese golf market

25 January 2019
3 min. read
Leading Courses is rapidly connecting to more and more tee-sheet providers throughout Europe. We are proud to announce that golf clubs using tee time management software from Concept Golf are now able to tap into the community. Many Portuguese golf clubs use Concept and the first to open up their tee time inventory on is Espiche Golf.
Espiche Golf first bookable golf club using Concept Golf

Concept Golf integration live

After connecting to iMastergolf (Spain), (Czech Republic) and Albatros Solutions (France, Germany, Belgium) we are now proud to announce a connection with Concept Golf. As a result of this integration, more than 100 golf courses – mainly located in Portugal – will be bookable online via Golf clubs interested in connecting will need to grant access so that we are able to tap into their system to check availability in real-time.

Managing Director Malcolm Rennie from Concept Golf about the integration: “From Concept’s perspective, the latest integration with demonstrates our commitment to positioning Concept as an open distribution platform for our customers. The benefits of an open platform to our global client-base is that online travel agencies and 3rd party tee time resellers can book real-time, easily, efficiently and cost-effectively. has strong relationships with many of our valued golf properties and we look forward to enabling these courses to connect to them and to ultimately see more high-value golfers playing these courses.

Espiche Golf first bookable golf club live using Concept Golf

Espiche Golf is an eco-resort close to Lagos which opened its doors in 2012 and has received high reviews ever since. It is the first Portuguese golf club that is bookable through our new connection to Concept Golf.

Jeroen Korving, Managing Director of Leadingcourses: “We are trying to help the golf industry – both golf clubs and golfers – by creating a platform where golfers and golf clubs can find each other and arrange everything online. It’s great to be connected to Concept now as it opens up the Portuguese golf market. More than 50 courses in Portugal use Concept. We are also proud to have Espiche Golf as our first connected golf club. It means a lot to us. This first connection – and the ones that will follow – will help us to improve our service.” 

General Manager Frederico Champalimaud from Espiche Golf is excited to welcome Leadingcourses users to his course: ‘Catering to the rapidly growing online golf community is extremely important to Espiche Golf this year. Our live booking connection with Leadingcourses is something we are very excited about. Espiche Golf is an eco-friendly golf course located in west Algarve and golfers using are now just one click away.’ 
Many other golf clubs like Vale do Lobo, Boavista Golf Resort, Quinta do Lago and La Cala Resort in Spain will be connected in the next weeks.
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Interested to connect?

Are you interested to increase your tee time sales or do you want to fill up those empty slots? If you are a club manager using Concept’s Golf Online Interfaces, then feel free to contact our onboarding team – Marc or Brianne – at!

Our promise to you as a golf club manager:
  1. no set-up fees, our developers will connect you free of charge
  2. no technical knowledge required, we will do all the work together with Concept Golf
  3. you only pay us a commission when the golfer has booked and paid
  4. you determine the commission: the higher, the more we can do for you
  5. if the commission lies above the 10%, you will be upgraded for free to our Interaction subscription (828 euro)
Your promise to us:
  1. you will not try to undercut us in price: price-parity is crucial to both succeed
  2. always update us if the course is in bad shape or if you are doing maintenance
  3. do not settle issues with a golfer without consulting us: we are in this together
  4. always make sure that tee times are active
  5. always make sure all products/promotions (like 2 green fees and a buggy) are in your system
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