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Like and old friend

It was lovely to be back. The course was in the best condition I’ve seen. The staff are always... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Beautiful course but tough

Played here today and what a beautiful course. No water but the the course is pretty narrow and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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In the heart of Vilamoura lies the Grande Dame of Algarve courses, The Old Course. As one of the first-established layouts in the region, the Frank Pennink-design is well regarded throughout the golfing world. No.Holes: 18 | PAR: 72 | Length: 6254 m...more
Volta do Medronho, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-912, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was lovely to be back. The course was in the best condition I’ve seen. The staff are always friendly and I find the course to be very charming and approachable for a broad range of handicappers. It’s a great layout and lovely to be...More

Thank Barney9876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Played here today and what a beautiful course. No water but the the course is pretty narrow and protected by trees (and I think I hit every single one of them). Lots of up and down and doglegs, the fairways a fantastically maintained (and not...More

Thank PhillWall72
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent conditions, friendly staff and quality course. Perhaps a bit too tough for high handicappers/not accurate drivers, but totally worth it!

Thank 818jmc
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This was the third or fourth time over a number of years the two of us have played this course. It is in our opinion the best of the 5 Dom Pedro owned local courses. A very picturesque established course interesting but challenging too. Thoroughly...More

Thank sfl12017
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Travelling with a group of 28 this was the final course of the trip. Having played this course before I expected great things from the number one course in Vilamoura. What I did not expect to see was a pack of large dogs roaming the...More

Thank bibbly99
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great course, clearly well looked after, not over booked like some. Only way to make it better would be to have caddies!

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Nice course with lovely pine trees lining many of the fairways, very attractive and to be avoided where possible! Holes well designed, good condition for the time of year and recent poor weather. Service nice. Played in a two, very slow amongst four balls. Lovely...More

1  Thank Brinylobster
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Played the Old Course a few times now over the last few years. It is now firmly established as one of our groups favourite. Some beautiful holes, lined by Pine Trees. A couple of stunning holes. Not the easiest course but fair. If you are...More

1  Thank Ken P
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We decided to give the Dom Pedro Old Course in Vilamoura another chance, our previous experience had been disappointing due to the fact that from the back tee’s there were several overhanging tree’s that had not been maintained properly and therefore blocked your ability to...More

1  Thank RossGolfing
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The yearly pro am visit to The Old Course. Always a pleasure to come and play this fantastic, beautiful,technical golf course. With the wind blowing at force 5 lets say the course was rather challenging, with 135 metres playing 165 meters and there is no...More

1  Thank Richard P
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29 November 2017|
Response from ROGER N | Reviewed this property |
Weather will be mixed in February but warm enough but maybe windy, into March will be getting nice and lots of sunny days. All the Vilamoura courses will be busy as it is peak season and pre booking esential. Enjoy your... More
6 November 2017|
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Response from splattty | Reviewed this property |
I've never noticed hire clubs at the Old Course, i'd be surprised if you can't though. People are a little wide of the mark on pricing, expect to pay around 145 Euros a round if you turn up and try and book, although I'd be... More
22 February 2017|
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Response from csagent | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of buggies, but I would recommend reserving in advance. 40 Euros a buggie.