Rounds of golf in the Algarve increase 6.1%

In the first half of 2015, there were registered 602,346 rounds of golf in the Algarve, 34,580 more than in the same period last year.

According to the Executive Director of the Algarve Tourism Association, Dora Coelho, "the Algarve has 45.9% of the national supply of golf courses, making it the main Portuguese golf destination".

Next October, the Algarve will be the stage of two golf events: the International Golf Travel Market and the Portugal Masters, which will feature some golf professionals.

Photo credit: Dam Perry

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