Golf AcademyGolf Academies in Portugal

Portugal boosts some of the greatest golf academies in the world. At these teaching facilities any golfer can refine their swing and strategy through personalised coaching, resulting in simple, focused steps any golfer can take to improve their handicap. Regardless of ability, age or experience most golf academies will take your game to an entirely new level. Some golf schools are independent but the majority sit within golfing resorts giving you plenty of opportunity to practise your swing on some of the best golf courses in Portugal. Below is a list of golf academies by region.

Why visit a golf academy?  

  • If you are a beginner you can learn the basics of the game
  • If you are an advanced golfer you can focus fully on your swing or some other points of your techniques that are not working
  • You need to take the green card exam or need a Platzreife (official handicap license) to play on some of the more professional courses
  • You want to meet other golfers while practising your favourite hobby
  • You need  a club fitting to help you choose golf clubs and other equipment to maximise your game
  • You are on business trip and you would like to pass some purposeful leisure time with your colleagues or clients



Western Algarve

Academia de Golfe do PeninaPortimão, Algarve, Portugal

Cascade Performance Golf Academy, Cascade Resort, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

The David Short Golf School, The Morgado Golf Club, nr. Portimao, Algarve, Portugal

The Pestana Golf Academy, Pestana Golf Resort,   Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal

Vigia Golf AcademyParque da Floresta,  Sagres, Algarve, Portugal

Central Algarve

Academia Family Golf, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal

Amendoeira Golf Academy, Oceanico Amendoeira Golf Resort, Algarve, Portugal

Balaia Golf Park, Albufeira, Algarve,  Portugal

Barringtons Golf Academy, Vale de Lobo,  Algarve, Portugal

Paul McGinley Golf Academy, Quinta da Lago, Algarve, Portugal

Vila Sol Golf Academy, Pestana Vila Sol Golf Course,  Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal

Eastern Algarve

Monte Rei Golf Academy,  Tavira, Portugal.

Lisbon Coast

Estoril Golf Academy, Estoril Golf Course, Estoril, Portugal

Penha Longa Golf Academy – Lisbon, Portugal
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