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Boavista Golf Course News & Notices

Corporate Day at Boavista
Sun, 15th Oct 2017
3rd Corporate Day - Boavista - Lagos - 22nd September, 2017.

A total of 80 invited players participated in this Corporate Day of Stableford. The winning team consisted of Brendan Murphy, Alan Morley, Remy Marteens and Bill Hallidan.

Adega Mayor Tournament - Boavista Course
Sun, 15th Jan 2017
The Adega Mayor Tournament will be held on the 28th of January, 2017, on the Boavista Course. It's format is a Shotgun Stableford commencing at 09:00 hours. Playing guests fee is € 71.00 which will include a buffet lunch at the Club House and a shared buggy.
Golf Corporate Day
Sat, 8th Oct 2016
The second Golf Day Corporate was organised at the end of September on the Boavista Course. A total of 84 players competed for the prizes of which the winning team was Paulo Martins, Brad Davies, Chris Whitman and Dave Powell.
Nike Shoot Out
Sat, 30th Jul 2016
A field of 84 golfers participated in the 'Nike Shoot Out' held on the Boavista Course on July 9th. Clive Hastie and Ian Bond took place on the day with 34 points.
Kelly's Heros Golf Soceity
Sun, 22nd May 2016
The charitable golfing group Kelly'd Heros based in Praia da Luz proudly presented in May four folding wheelchairs brought from the UK to the old People's Home in Espiche.
Boavista Classic II
Sun, 14th Feb 2016
Ben Stow won the Boavista Classic II on the 13th of February by 3 strokes from James Adams. Two strokes behind were Tiago Cruz and Paul Reed.
Jordan Smith
Wed, 3rd Feb 2016
English golfer Jordan Smith ended his final round on the Pro Golf Tour with eight under par and five strokes less than his nearest rival on the Boavista Course near Lagos.
Tue, 1st Oct 2013
The Boavista Course has introduced a discount price for 2 players and a Buggy running from 1st of December until 15th of February.
Mon, 1st Oct 2007
As planned, the impressive new club house at Boavista Golf Resort was officially opened. Located by the 18th green, it affords beautiful views over the course and the coastline near Lagos. The building boasts extensive locker rooms, a 150 seater restaurant, private function room and a well stocked golf shop. There is also a heated indoor pool, gymnasium, steam room, sauna and spa as well as extensive sunbathing terraces and a children’s outdoor pool. Boavista Resort's Managing Director Phillip Pope said 'The resort now has a focal point with first class facilities all under one roof and has given us the opportunity to offer even more services to our property owners, members and our visitors'.
Sat, 1st Sep 2007
In September, the Boavista Golf Club near Lagos which recently inaugurated its new Club House building, is staging an amateur team event for charity in aid of three institutions that take care of orphans, handicapped children and those with learning difficulties. Twenty firms and organisations are helping to sponsor the competition, and after the prize-giving the club is holding an auction for valuable prizes in its new Club House to boost the charity fund-raising efforts.
Thu, 1st Sep 2005
The Boavista Golf Club is hosting a Charity Day on 10th September, the beneficiaries being the Lagos Orphanage and the Pirilampos Orphanage in Albufeira. The tournament will be played by 4-player amateur teams with the two best scores per hole to count, with prizes for the 3 leading teams as well as extra individual prizes.
Tue, 1st Mar 2005
The 3rd 'John Aldridge Celebrity Charity Golf Classic' was held at Boavista Golf in Lagos on the 4th and 6th. This event was held to raise much needed money for 3 children's charities, one each in the Algarve, in Dublin and John's home town, Liverpool. By special request this year a donation was also made to benefit two young Liverpuddlian sisters, Chloe and Jamie-Lee Lathom, who lost their mother to serious illness and their dad as a result of a road accident. Main sponsor Oceanico fielded six teams and it was their representatives from the U.S.A. plus celebrity Vince Earl from Channel 4’s Brookside, that led the way after day one with a score of 92 points. This was closely followed by local team Kelly’s Heroes (T. Cash, P. Pope, S. Hyams and A. Sequeira) sponsored by Kelly's Bar in Praia da Luz, and last years winners, The Rednecks, led by ex-Liverpool defender Nigel Spackman, both teams scoring 89 Points. Although 'Kelly's Heroes' increased their day 1 score by 91 points to finish on 180, it was the U.S. visitors who maintained the edge and emerged as victors on 185 points. In 3rd place was another local team of G. Warton, B. Hawkins, S. Tanner and R. Price with 177. In the individual competition the winning celebrity was David Speedie on 73 points, but special mention should be made of the best non-celebrity, Brian Hickey who scored a superb 78 points playing-off a handicap of 1.
Fri, 1st Oct 2004
Four clubs, including newcomers Carvoeiro, took part in this year's 'Western Algarve Inter-Club Trophy' held at the Boavista course just west of Lagos. The Stableford scores of all 16 team members counted towards the result and the Boavista club, holders of the trophy since its inception in 2002, retained it – but only just! They scored 318 points, a single point ahead of Palmares, with Carvoeiro on 296 and Parque da Floresta 10 further back. This is a different tournament from the inter-club league which is a match-play event in which golfers from many more clubs in the Algarve participate every summer.
Fri, 1st Oct 2004
Boavista G.C. also held a charity event in September that raised close to €4,000 which was donated to both the Lagos voluntary fire brigade and the many victims of the devastating wild-fires that have seriously affected the lives of all the families living in the hills in the Algarve hinterland. Sponsors of the event included Pebble Pools, Luz Ocean Club, Tivoli Lagos Hotel, Fontenario Restaurant and the Ninfa Bar (Espiche), Proper Golf 2000, as well as Boavista club members Brian Chadbourn and Stan Hill.
Mon, 1st Mar 2004
Boavista Golf, the new course just west of Lagos, recently hired Paul Tipper teaching pro. Paul is no stranger to the Algarve, having worked at Carvoeiro Golf and Pine Cliffs in the 1990s. Fluent in English, Portuguese and German, he has also given golf tuition at the Biblis Golf Club.
Mon, 1st Dec 2003
As well as staging a charity event to benefit the Algarve Oncology Association the owners of Boavista golf course also helped sponsor a golf tournament that raised an amazing total of 16,500 Euros. This was 65% higher than expected and the monies contributed will go towards buying mobile mammography apparatus for early detection of breast cancer. Two teams in this Dubai Stableford competition ended up tied for 1st place on 94 points, with four-ball comprising of Mark and Greg Ayre, Rikki Hill and Steve Moore taking the top prize after a count-back.
Thu, 1st May 2003
On the 4th of July a competition was held between the three most western Course Clubs, Parque da Floresta, Palmares, and the newcomer Boavista. The action took place on the Boavista Course whose team also carried off the first prize beating Parque de Floresta by a mere 5 points.
Tue, 1st Apr 2003
Shortly after the Boavista course was opened in January of this year Antonio Castelo took up the post of Director of Golf. Previous to this appointment he was the Director of Golf at Vila Sol Course at Vilamoura since 1998. For those subscribers who have not read our Newsletter Nº 5, Antonio Castelo was educated in the USA and is a keen golfer and playing off 3. His immediate comment about the Boavista Course is that 'for good players it is somewhat tricky to play'. The architect Howard Swan has used three elements to challenge the golfer, speed, contours and wind. The condition of the course is good in all respects and is maintained by Joaquim Costa who previously was working on the Pestana Courses in Carvoeiro, Gramacho and Pinta. The Golf Services Manager of the Boavista Course is Tony Walton whilst the Golf Commercial Manager is Dennis Garvey. The latter person had been previously a popular fixture at Palmares Golf Course for so many years that there is not one golfing resident in the area that does not know. It is possible that partially because of this person that the Club membership of Boavista has in a few short months already risen to 290 playing members. The Course has also been readily accepted in the golfing world with several events lined up for the next couple of months and to the end of this season. The temporary Clubhouse is with a permanent building which should start construction towards the end of this year. The reception staff consists of Charlotte (Charley), Tania and Andrea. The Buggies and Carts are looked after by Howard, Gert, Tiago and Antonio.

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