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Onyria Palmares best golf course in Portugal


Onyria Palmares won the prize for the best golf course in Portugal for the third consecutive year in those who are considered the Oscars of national tourism - Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2014.

Onyria Palmares Golf Car HireThe vast Awards Gala Portugal Travel Awards, held in the historic Monastery of Alcobaça the XXII century, in the presence of several distinct personalities of the industry, including the Secretary of State for Tourism, Adolfo Mesquita Nunes.

Votes are cast electronically by professionals of the tourism industry and selected by a distinguished figures from national tourism jury.
It was the 11th year of the Publituris Travel Awards, which were created by the country's leading travel trade magazine, Publituris, to reward the best in Portuguese tourism.

The award was presented to the resort's operations director, Antonio Pinto Coelho, who said: "As a country Portugal is fortunate to have fantastic golf courses, not least in the Algarve which is IAGTO's European Golf Destination of the Year for 2014. So for Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort to win an award for the best golf course three years in a row is a fabulous achievement - and we are, naturally, delighted to pick up this prestigious accolade.

Designer Robert Trent Jones Jr was told about the award while travelling to Scotland for the Ryder Cup, and said: "As I think about what makes a course great - for both resort players and professionals - I have to say that Palmares has it all. Its facilities are capable of hosting a Ryder Cup, or a golfer looking for a great golf experience. Either way, the team at Onyria Golf Resorts has hit a hole-in-one!"

The golf course was designed with the highest level of international tournament golf in mind as well as a pleasurable golf experience for members and tourists alike.
There is plenty of challenge, if that’s what you want – especially from the white tees! Onyria Palmares Golf is composed of three returning nine-hole loops that can be played in any sequence.
The genius in the routing is that, depending on the sequence of play, each golf experience is different.
Each nine-hole loop – Alvor, Lagos and Praia - has its own character and ambience.

To drive from Faro to Palmares and enjoy Onyria Palamres Golf Course you can book your Cheap Faro Car Hire online at http://www.algarvecars.co.uk

 

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