If you're looking to take part in a prestigious tournament in the sun next year the Le Meridien Penina Golf Week, being held in the western Algarve, Portugal, between April 7-12, definitely ticks all the boxes.
Penina, near Lagos, is where the Algarve golfing revolution got underway in the mid-1960s when Sir Henry Cotton created not only the first course but arguably the best course in the region. The inland, parkland masterpiece has hosted the Portuguese Open on numerous occasions and is an absolute joy to play.
The Penina Golf Week experience includes the following:
Five nights' B&B accommodation in a classic room; one practice round on the Championship course including pull trolley; three competition rounds on the Championship course with trolley; pre-dinner welcome cocktail; welcome buffet dinner including drinks; gala dinner including drinks and 50 driving range practice balls (on golfing days).
The cost? Golfers - Twin room 128euros; single room 191euros; junior suite 248euros; Non golfers - 99/162/219euros respectively. Rates are per person per night and VAT and taxes are included. Double occupancy required.
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