Readers of the UK’s #1 golf magazine, Today’s Golfer continue to recognise the Oceanico Old Course as the premier golfing destination in Portugal
Oceanico Golf is thrilled to announce that the prestigious Oceanico Old Course has been recognized once again for the third consecutive year as the ‘Best Course in Portugal’, following the recent publication of the prestigious annual Todays Golfer Travel Awards. The awards, voted for exclusively by readers of the UK’s #1 golf publication, demonstrate the esteemed facilities around Europe that continue to display to the highest degree, the best course conditioning, facilities and hospitality.
The accolade highlights Oceanico Golf’s dedication towards maintaining their top class facilities and is a testament to the hard work of the entire team at Oceanico Golf. Following the announcement, Chris Stilwell, CEO of Oceanico Golf commented: “To win the award for the third consecutive year is a fantastic achievement for the team here at Oceanico Golf. Building on 2012’s success, 2013 has proven Oceanico Golf’s consistency in maintaining the classic layout and pristine conditions of the course year upon year. In a category filled with world class competition, the accolade showcases why Oceanico Golf remains a firm favourite amongst international golfers.”
Often described as the Grande Dame of Algarve courses, the award-winning par 73, 6254m Oceanico Old Course, nestled in the heart of Vilamoura, is one of the oldest courses in the region and renowned all over the world. The Frank Pennick designed parkland style layout, meandering throughout impressive pine trees accompanied by gently undulating terrain, provides golfers with an exquisite test providing an enjoyable and challenging experience.
In addition to Portugal’s number one course, the Oceanico Golf portfolio offers six further championship courses in the Algarve, including – Oceanico Victoria (host of the Portugal Masters since 2007), Oceanico Pinhal, Oceanico Laguna, Oceanico Millennium in Vilamoura and the newest near Silves, Oceanico Faldo Course and Oceanico O´Connor Jnr. course at Amendoeira Golf Resort, complemented by the unique floodlit 9 hole par 3 Oceanico Academy course.
Oceanico Group is set to showcase its first-rate facilities throughout a full calendar of events in 2014, including the 2014 Portugal Masters, Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship and the Grande Troféu Vilamoura 2014.