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Faldo Golf Course

Price: 41%* Discount, Faldo Tee Times & Green Fees from €67
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Amendoeira Golf
Course: 18 holes, Par 72
Facilities: Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Green & Bunker Area, Pro-Shop, Restaurant & Bar, Lawn Bowling
Buggies: Included
Clubs: €30 per set
Architect: Nick Faldo (2008)
Company: Amendoeira
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Faldo Description

The 18 hole Nick Faldo Golf Course is located close to the village of Amendoeira and it is impressive to play and has the challenges to be a real talking point in the Algarve. With so many courses in the region this it is no mean feat. In a modern twist of a traditional recipe, cacti and wild herbs replace the role of heather, attractive oaks and ancient olive trees take the place of a lush woodland, and desert scrub bunkers of crushed limestone replace the Berkshire sandy tracts in a golf course that revels in the classic principles of strategic play.

With strategic play in mind, the course asks for careful positioning to score well. Rocky areas, meandering watercourses, good views to the distant mountains of Monchique, orange groves, all of these give the course its own character.

The course first hole is a testing uphill, Par 4, offering a number of risk and reward opportunities. The downhill, Par 5, hole 4, encounters a meandering watercourse, which comes into play on three of the front 9 holes and two of the inward play. The inward 9 holes include several which will become the talking point of the 19th hole cognoscenti. Mastering the massive Par 5 hole 13th which has a descending fairway, which when the wind is behind the player, will demand consistent shot making all the way to the hole. The holes 14 and 15 continue to challenge the golfer, sometimes playing amongst rocky outcrops. After leaving the high ground to the west, the 18th brings the game to a close with a magnificent Par 5.

Faldo Statistics

  • 110 golfers have posted Faldo Reviews
  • Average course experience 8.3 / 10
  • 50 golfers rated Faldo
  • 40 golfers rated Faldo
  • 12 golfers rated Faldo
  • 7 golfers rated Faldo
  • 1 golfers rated Faldo
  • Faldo is the most booked course in the Amendoeira area
  • Faldo has the most repeat bookings in the Amendoeira area
  • Faldo is the busiest in April and quietest in December
  • 57% of Faldo golfers play Old Course, Vilamoura
  • 56% of Faldo golfers play Victoria, Vilamoura
  • 47% of Faldo golfers play Millennium, Vilamoura
  • 38% of Faldo golfers play Pinhal, Vilamoura
  • 35% of Faldo golfers play Laguna, Vilamoura
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Faldo Forecast

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Temp (c/f): 16°/60° 15°/59°
Rain (mm):
Wind (m/s): 3.5 2.68
Sun (%): 94% 100%

Faldo Location

Faldo's statistics are generated from Algarve Golf's databases.
(*) Discount based on Faldo's 18 hole green fee rack rate.

Reviews

Twilight golf. Exhausting
on Sat, 4th Feb 2023
Eugene from Portugal
Welcome and staff great. Course. Challenging to say the least.. poor condition due to dry weather and lack of watering due to risk of frost apparently. Fairways brown and worn but lots of run. Greens excellent still and are clearly being irrigated so don’t think frost argument can be true. So for the current price felt overcharged. I enjoyed the challenge as an 11 handicapper but my wife at 32 handicap hated it as did other higher handicappers. 5 hour round is the norm due to challenge and huge walks between tees. . Played 16 holes with 1.20 tee time
Tough strategic layout
on Wed, 1st Feb 2023
David from United Kingdom
Great layout, but very tough. Some long par 4s, and so many raised greens, very tricky. Fairways were great and greens were as well. Difficult judging pace particularly if you’re above the hole. Strategy is key. If you can’t reach green in regulation, you need to pick a good spot to get up and down. Think I need a word with Nick!
on Tue, 31st Jan 2023
Denis from United States
Super course, very difficult for a first time.
good course
on Tue, 24th Jan 2023
Jimmy Pham from Spain
Played Faldo course in Jan 2023...good condition...tough to get home in regulation ... greens / fairways are pretty good... buggy recommended.

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Scores

MARCO
from Italy
0
Barnaby
from United States
0

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