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Tournaments & Events

A full and varied calendar of tournaments and competitions, with something to suit every golfer.

The Vale do Lobo Golf Club provides a golf experience unlike any other, with regular tournaments and competitions and a busy social calendar for both members and guests.
 

Vale do Lobo Annual Golf Tournaments

Our hugely popular annual tournaments include our Amateur Week and Open Foursomes. 

We also organise Junior Golf Academies, monthly Open Days and weekly tournaments for members.



Amateur Week

Running since 1993, the Amateur Week is an ever-popular competition for both members and visitors.

Held over the last week of January or the first week of February each year, this competition provides a true golfing extravaganza. It’s all about competitive fun, making new friends and enjoying outstanding play in the resort’s beautiful natural surroundings or the welcoming community of the clubhouse.

It all begins on induction day with a welcome cocktail party. Various qualifying rounds and sub-competitions take place over the following days. The week closes with the prize-giving ceremony followed by a dinner and live music for participants and their partners.

Vale do Lobo offers a special package for this tournament, including accommodation, green fees and unlimited golf over the week as well as entry to the closing ceremony and dinner.

 

Due to Covid restrictions imposed by the Portuguese government through DGS, the Amateur Week program can suffer some changes in order to comply with these restrictions.

 


Open Foursomes Week

A popular pairs competition in one of the finest golf communities in the Algarve.

During the third week of May each year, the Vale do Lobo Golf Club hosts a week of fun for foursomes on the resort’s courses. 

This is a competition that consistently attracts a flurry of keen entrants, all sharing a common interest: a hunger for quality golfing moments in spectacular surroundings. And participants are never disappointed as this is a fixture that brings out the competitive spark in players.

Over the six days of the tournament, several competitions are played: Foursomes Stableford, Singles Stableford, Four Ball Better Ball Stableford, American Foursomes Stableford, Fourball Team Competition and the Foursomes Matchplay Finals for the coveted trophies. Prizes are also awarded for Nearest to the Pin and Longest Drive, making it a true test of each player’s ability.

All participants are invited to take advantage of our special tournament package. It includes accommodation in one of Vale do Lobo’s beautiful properties, green fees unlimited golf over the competition week, and entry to the spectacular prize-giving dinner.

 

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Junior Golf Academies

A fun and informative way for youngsters to develop their golfing skills. 

We firmly believe that golf is a game for everyone, and at Vale do Lobo, players of all ages abilities are welcome.

Our Junior Golf Academies are tailored for children between the ages of five and twelve years. Their personalised course of lessons will be held on one of our stunning courses and tutored by a resident golf pro. Who knows, we could discover the golfing champion of the future?

Courses are usually held during half-term school breaks and the main holiday periods. 

Each course of lessons costs €100 per child, and pre-registration is required.

Contact our Golf Reception for more information!


Vale do Lobo Guest Days

An opportunity for members to introduce friends and family to the charms and challenges of Vale do Lobo’s courses.

On set dates, once a month, throughout the year, Vale do Lobo Golf Club Members and Vale do Lobo Proprietors Club Members can invite guests to play in our Saturday Tournaments.

Also invited are Vale do Lobo Guest and Welcome Card holders. Other non-members can take advantage of a special price of €50 per green fee.


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