With more than 20 Golf Courses, Lisbon Golf Coast became a must for European Golfers specially when it gets cold in Northern Europe countries.
Top 3 Courses, close to Cascais centre:
.Oitavos Dunes (Natural Links) – designed by Arthur Hills – site
.Penha Longa (Atlantic) – designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr – site
.Quinta da Marinha Golf – designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr – site (*)
Some unexpected Celebrities who played Golf in these Courses:
.Oitavos Dunes: Kelly Slater, Luis Figo, Rory McIlroy
.Penha Longa: Morgan Freeman, Bill Clinton , Gary Player, Frankie Fredericks, Ricky Ponting, Wladimir Klitschko
.Quinta da Marinha: Ayrton Senna, Rudolph Giuliani, Alice Cooper, Alain Prost, Henrik Larsson
Peter Schmeichel started to play Golf in Cascais (Quinta da Marinha and Oitavos) when he was playing Football for Sporting Lisbon.
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did you know?
In 1999, Schmeichel, left Manchester United and joined Sporting Clube de Portugal, winning The Title in his first season with the club, putting an end to the team’s 18 years without a championship!
(*) in this particular subject, the writer of this blog is biased as he also works for this specific course. Double check before trusting me 😊