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Faldo Golf Course

Price: Faldo Tee Times & Green Fees from €101
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
Clubs: €40 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

  • 147 golfers have posted Faldo Reviews
  • Average course experience 8.2 / 10
  • 64 golfers rated Faldo
  • 52 golfers rated Faldo
  • 19 golfers rated Faldo
  • 10 golfers rated Faldo
  • 2 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): 27°/80° 28°/82°
Rain (mm):
Wind (m/s): 5.58 5.89
Sun (%): 100% 99%

Faldo Location

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Reviews

Faldo course
on Mon, 17th Jun 2024
Lawrence from South Africa
Good course layout and good greens. Bunkers however not in good condition
on Mon, 3rd Jun 2024
Beat from Switzerland
Nice course, maintanance could be better, slippery cart paths, and old carts are a minus. Slow play of four balls not checked by any course manager.... we had 5hours and 30 minutes due to four balls in front of us...
on Sat, 18th May 2024
joshua from United Kingdom
Lovely course but play time took over 6 hours and the range was shut before play
on Sun, 21st Apr 2024
jacques from Canada
Overall very nice golf. Astonishing views. Would need a Little bit of maintenance.

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