Silves The Silves Golf Course is in a tranquil rural setting despite being only a stone's throw away from the historic town of Silves, Portugal. Yet the Silves golf course is not an easy walk. A drive at the opening hole has water hazards on both sides and and pumping uphill walk.
Silves excellent condition all year round, is well worth a visit, even for high handicap players. Silves Golf Course has been designed to test the golfer's quality in hitting a well directed and precise ball using the correct choice of club. It is a parkland golf course, holes of Silves offer a spectacular mountain and valley view, overlooking palm trees, olive groves and small farms. As a result of many water hazards on the course makes Silves a challenge and a true test of accuracy and course management is a must to achieve a good score. Accurate driving is also essential to score well making Silves a good examination of skill, especially for low handicap golfers.
Length: Championship: 5615 metres | Mens: 5256 metres | Ladies: 4728 - Par 70
Slope Rating: 121 | Course Rating: 69.3
Requirements: Handicap Certificate. Max: Men - 24, Ladies - 28
Dress Code: Only softspikes are allowed. Tailor shorts or trousers, Polo shirts, Golf shoes
Facilities: Club House, pro-shop, restaurant, bar, buggy bar on the course, putting-green, driving range.
Local Rules: to be read in conjunction with the golf rules and any temporary local rules.
Out of Bounds: White stakes
Course Signage: Players with buggies must follow the paths and course signage at all times, 100 and 150 meters distance posts are in meters measured to the front of the green.
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