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Praia d'El Rey

(12 reviews)

Obidos, Portugal

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The Praia d'EI Rey golf resort lies approximately one hour north of Lisbon in a unique position that distinguishes it from other courses in the Algarve and the Lisbon/Cascais area. Directly facing the Atlantic, Praia d’El Rey was designed for generally windy conditions and occasional heavy winds in winter. This was accomplished by Cabett Robinson, a long-time chief collaborator of Robert Trent Jones, who succeeded in creating a links-style course in a picturesque seaside terrain. By preserving pine trees around some holes, the American was able to maintain the charm of Southern European golf courses which tend to have more trees than other areas, such as Scotland. After its construction in 1997, Praia d’El Rey was on track to become one of Europe’s premier courses. However, an unfortunate acceleration in ongoing property development in the area has led to nearby construction work, with an negative impact on the course.

Total of 12 reviews for Praia d'El Rey

Excellent course and great views!


Played 5/2017: Absolutely fantastic esp. the breathtaking seaside holes.....not too difficult good scores and a lot of fun very likely !


Played here during the month the greens were being aerated. Greens were a complete lottery and asked for a reduced green fee as a result but I fell outside their dates by a day or two. That being...

(Very good)

A great course, but just a few holes have sea views.The others are situated in a parkland area of the holiday resort.

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Miklós Breitner

36 Hcp11 courses played

A well kept golf course with an interesting combination of links course with mainland golf course. A must visit place. The staff is great and friendly.

(Very good)

Just ok!

(Very good)

Played in june 2014 june 2015 One of my favourite course....nice view


Oriol Juvé de Yebra

No handicap1 course played

Fantastic golf course near Lisbon. They are building a new golf course opening June 2017 next to Praia del Rey. Looking forward for that.

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Quincy James

14 Hcp10 courses played
(Very good)

Played here last Februari (2015) and it was a great experience. The main reason to play Praia d'El Rey is because of its astonishing views. Especially on the back 9 located alongside the coast...

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