Vale do Lobo
Designed by Christy O’Connor Jnr. and opened in October 2008, the O’Connor Jnr. course at Amendoeira (formally part of the Oceanic group) takes full advantage of its fertile valley situation and complements the neighbouring Faldo Course.
The rich topsoil has been skilfully landscaped and planted with mature palm trees, affording a lush, ornamental setting like an extensive oasis. Its various water features, both lakes and watercourses spread throughout the entire course demand accuracy and test from all golfers especially holes 7, 8 and 9, as all three run alongside lakes, so golfers’ concentration and accuracy of tee-shots as well as approaches are vital.
The 18th hole brings the O’Connor Jnr. to a fantastic finish with a gentle climb and the river running alongside the right hand side.