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VENUE INFO

Morgado Golf Resort
8501-912 Portimao
Portugal

Tel: + 351 282 402 150

Website: www.morgadogolfhotel.com
Event website
: http://opendeportugal.com/

Location: 5 miles north of Portimao
Nearest Airport:
Faro (50 mins) 

MORGADO GOLF COURSE

Located in a valley in the inland Algarve, between Portimão and Monchique, the Morgado Golf Course is challenging both to amateurs who are just starting out in the game and to highly-experienced golfers seeking to put their technique to the test. This is a par 73 course but its length is attenuated by the generous width of the fairways. However, you may be penalised if your less successful strokes happen to land in one of the bunkers scattered around the course.

The Morgado Golf Course has the typical characteristics of a links course – with flat fairways and Scottish-inspired bunkers – but which, instead of being beside the sea, like a traditional links, is set in an area of parkland. Surrounded by the region’s traditional trees, golfers playing on the Morgado Golf Course will come into contact with a different Algarve, an Algarve where the peace and quiet provide the perfect setting for a memorable round
 

COURSE INFO

GREENS

Type of grass

Height of cut

Speed/stimpmeter reading

Any specific comments

 

  

Poa Annua

3 mm

Tuesday 10'6", aiming for 11' by Thursday

 

FAIRWAYS

Type of grass

Height of cut

General width and contouring

Any specific comments

 

 

Bermuda grass

9 mm

30-35 m

Well-shaped and defined

TEES / COLLARS

Type of grass

Height of cut

Any specific comments

 

 

Bermuda (tees) and Poa (collars)

9 mm

 

ROUGH

Type of grass

Height of cut

- semi

- rough

Any specific comments

 

 

80% Bermuda and 20% Poa

  

25 mm

90 mm

Very good grading

WEATHER

Weather in advance

Forecast for tournament

 

Very hot and dry

Sunny, very hot and windy

 

COURSE

Opened

Course designer

Special features 

General playability

Undulating / flat

Tree lined / exposed

Many / few water hazards 

Changes to the course

 

 

2003

European Golf Design

 

The course will play long - 11 new back tees

Front 9 quite flat, back 9 more undulating

Exposed

Water hazards in play on holes 3, 4, 6, 7 & 14

Over 500 more trees have been planted since 2018

OTHER FEATURES

Any other features

 

Third European Tour/Challenge Tour event to be played at this course

Hole 13 is played as a par 4 in 2019

Card Of Course

Morgado G&CC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14374342 105580530
24408373 113205187
35616563 124384351
44421385 134484443
53229209 144379347
64428391 154366335
75565517 165624571
83215197 173230210
94355325 184454415
Out3636113302 In3637063389
7273176691


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