VALE DO LOBO BETTERBALL PAIRS, Algarve - 4 nights + 4 rounds
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04 Jan 2024 ROYAL COURSE Results
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07 Jan 2024 OCEAN COURSE Results


 Arrive Thursday 4th & depart Monday 8th January 2024


Register individually and we'll pair you up with another player for an unforgettable event!

Package includes:

- 4 nights B&B in the 4 star 
Magnolia Hotel

- 4 rounds of competitive golf on the excellent Royal and Ocean Courses

- Shared buggy for each round

- Welcome drinks

- Transfers to the golf course included from the Magnolia, Conrad and Wyndham Hotels

- 72 hole competition with prizes for all four rounds & overall prizes

The package does not include flights. Accommodation is based on twin / double share.

Package prices: 

- Accommodation in the 4 star Magnolia Hotel, Quinta do Lago – breakfast included

- Full package price in a twin / double room                                       £684pp

- Single supplement for 4 nights                                                        £111

- Non golfer                                                                                       £251

- Additional night in a twin / double                                                    £50pp

- Additional night in a single                                                               £86 



Accommodation in the 5 star Conrad Hotel, Quinta do Lago – breakfast included

- Full package price at 5 star Conrad Hotel                                        £861pp

- Single supplement for 4 nights                                                         £274

- Non golfer                                                                                       £428

- Additional night in a single room                                                      £160

- Additional night in a twin room                                                         £91pp



Accommodation in the Sunset suites at the  Wyndham Grand Algarve, Quinta do Lago – breakfast included 

- Full package price at the Wyndham Grand Algarve                    £754pp                    

- Single supplement for 4 nights                                                     £186

- Non golfer                                                                                        £322

- Additional night in a single room                                                     £112

- Additional night in a twin room                                                         £68pp


Please note the above prices are based on an exchange rate of 1.13 euro / £.  It may be necessary to make a surcharge if there is an appreciable change in exchange rates.


Thu 4            Royal Course - tee times from 10.40am**

Fri 5              Ocean Course - tee times from 9.30am

Sat 6             Royal Course - tee times from 9.30am

Sun 7            Ocean Course - tee times from 9.30am


** If you are flying into Faro on Thursday 4th January, please ask for a late tee time.



Please ensure you have sent us your flight details.


Airport Transfers

Airport transfers are not included but Vale do Lobo is only 20 minutes by taxi from Faro Airport and the fare is approximately 25 Euro.


Hire Car

Should you wish to hire a car we can recommend EPI Rent a car that will meet you at Faro airport with your car and meet you at the airport on return.  They are offering us discounted rates and you just need to say you are part of the GMM Ltd Group to access these special rates.


Email:            Mobile: 00351 912 587 671 

Website:                       Phone: 00351 281 542 131



Accommodation is booked for arrival on Thursday 4th and departure on Monday 8th January.


Magnolia Hotel, Quinta do Lago               

The four-star Magnolia Hotel is located in Quinta do Lago opposite the shopping precinct and less than a 5-minute drive to Vale do Lobo.  The hotel has recently been completely refurbished.


Conrad Hotel, Quinta do Lago         

The Conrad Hotel in Quinta do Lago is our 5 star option and is booked for arrival on Thursday 4th and departure on Monday 8th January (4 nights) and the package is based on twin / double occupancy.


Wyndham Grand Algarve, Quinta do Lago


Wyndham Grand Algarve is the newest 5-star hotel in Quinta do Lago.  Enjoy freedom and spaciousness with the added comfort of five-star services and amenities.



Please ensure that you have adequate travel and medical insurance cover for the duration of your stay in Portugal.



The weather on the Algarve in January can be changeable and we advise you to bring some warm clothing and your waterproofs just in case. The dress code for the evenings is casual.



Shared buggies are included.


GPS yardage equipment:

The use of GPS and laser distance measuring equipment is permitted during the event.


Evening Activities:

Not all the local restaurants will be open, but we will recommend a different restaurant each evening for those who wish to remain as part of the group.  You will be completely free to do what you wish in the evenings.


Competition Format:

The Tournament will be played over 72 holes, two rounds will be played on The Royal Course and two rounds on The Ocean Course.

Play will be in fourballs on all four days. 

The winners will be the Team returning the highest aggregate number of points.  In the case of a tie there will be a count back over the last 18 holes, last 9, 6, 3, 1.


WHS Handicap:

The competition is open to all male and female golfers who are current members of a golf club with an active WHS Handicap or the equivalent handicap overseas.


We will need to see proof of your current Handicap Index when you register for the opening round on Thursday morning.


We will reduce handicaps in the competition if necessary, depending on scores.

The scoring format will be Betterball Stableford with 85% of Course Handicap allowance.


The maximum playing handicap limits will be 24 for men and 30 for ladies.



Men – TBC – depending on conditions on the day.                

Ladies – Red Tees


The Local Rules as defined on the back of the scorecard will apply throughout the competition.


Prizes:  There will be prizes for the leading three scores each day.


To avoid any excess baggage charges prizes will be in the form of vouchers for the GAGT as follows:


Daily vouchers per pair: 1st - £120, 2nd - £80, 3rd - £60       Overall vouchers per pair:  1st - £200, 2nd £160, 3rd - £140.

Presentation - The prizes will be awarded at the Presentation on Sunday evening.

Daily Draw:  The draw for the first two rounds will be on the website by 5pm on Friday 29th December. The draws for the last two rounds will be made in score order.


If you have any requests for early / late tee times, please use the message facility in your Locker / account and we will do our best to accommodate your requests.


Emergency Contacts:     David Hughes  07956178008                  Mike Laney  07957 816283                Gareth Roberts  07565886700