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Alto Golf

This is legendary golf course - is the last designed by architect Sir Henry Cottons, features the 600 meter par 5 known as the "Sir Henry challenge", and what a challenge it is!

Pestana Alto is synonymous with design and play, and in a world of modern, complex course design, more and more people look back at the classics and see how course design should be: about challenge and playability for all handicap levels.

Located on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Alvor, the rolling fairways and elevated greens test all and reward anyone who enjoys thinking about their game.
 

Clubhouse

The Alto Clubhouse located in the heart of the resort and offers a full complement of services such as:
 

  • The Pro Shop, with well-known international golf brands.
  • Club and buggy rental.
  • Changing and locking facilities.
  • Restaurant and Bar, from whose terrace you enjoy the most spectacular view to the fairway overlooking the 3rd hole
  • Full reception facilities
  • Putting green
  • The golf reception is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the winter, and to 9 p.m. in the summer.
The opening hours of the Restaurant and Bar are every day from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for breakfast, snacks and lunch. Service includes traditional Portuguese and International cuisine, vegetarian and diabetic meals can be prepared and arranged on request. The clubhouse restaurant also offers the possibility of catering up to 100 guests for special events (meetings, banquets, weddings etc)

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Rules & Etiquette

The rules of the royal and ancient golf club of St. Andrews as endorsed by the portuguese golf federation apply.

REGRAS

  • Out of Bounds - White stakes and/or lines/boundary walls.
  • Water Hazards - Yellow stakes and/or lines.
  • Lateral Water Hazards - Red stakes and/or lines.
  • Ground Under Repair - Blue stakes and/or lines.
  • Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions(Rule Nº 24-1)
  • Immovable Obstructions - Sprinklerheads, control boxes, drainage grills, manhole covers, wells, permanent buildings, bridges, footpaths, buggy paths, rocks along buggy paths and service roads (rule nº 24-2)
  • Protection of Young Trees - If a wire enclosed, staked, or tagged tree interferes with a player's stance or area of swing, theball shall be lifted and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b (i) Immovable Obstruction. The ball may be cleaned when lifted.

CLUB RULES

  • HANDICAP LIMITS – Men 27 / Ladies 35
  • The player shall report to the starter not less than 5 minutes before his/her starting time.
  • The player who fails to do so loses his/her starting time.
  • No player shall play without permission from the starter.
  • It is the duty of every group of players to let faster players through.
  • The player shall follow the instructions of the course marshals.
  • An 18 hole round shall not last longer than 4 hours 30 minutes..
  • The player shall replace divots and shall repair pitch marks at all times.
  • During peak golfing times, the form of play will be for balls.
  • Management reserves the right to combine players to satisfy this requirement.
  • We reserve the right to ask you to leave our premises if your behavior is not in accordance with the club's rules. No refund will be issued in the event of the rules not being adhered to.

DRESS CODE

  • The player should wear proper golf shoes.
  • The player must not wear casual shorts, jeans, sleeveless shirts or track suits.

BUGGIES

  • When hiring a buggy the player will be responsible in accordance with the buggy-rental agreement.
  • 90º Rule apply at all times.

NOTE: Pestana Golf & Resort Carvoeiro accept no responsibility for any accidents and/or damage that may occur through the use of their golf courses.