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Sintra – October, 2016 – Penha Longa Resort has been voted one of Europe’s Best Golf Resorts by Golf World Magazine.

The resort achieved 11th place in the ‘Top 100’ list of European Golf Resorts — which is published in the latest edition of the magazine on sale now.

The ‘Top 100’ list focuses on resorts in Continental Europe and was voted for by a special Golf World panel of golfing experts that included journalists, commentators, architects, designers and players.

“Our high ranking in such a prestigious list against formidable competition from golf resorts in every other country across Continental Europe is a remarkable tribute to everyone involved with our Atlantic course at Penha Longa,” said Hugo Pinheiro, Golf Director at Penha Longa Resort.

“I’m delighted to say that the Golf World achievement is yet another honour for our resort. As well as being named #1 Golf Resort in Portugal in the 2015 Annual Today´s Golfer Travel Awards, Penha Longa was also named the Best Luxury Golf Resort in Europe 2017 by the Luxury Travel Guide Awards in September.”

The resort features two world-class courses by renowned designer Robert Trent Jones Jr. The Atlantic Course is a challenging 18-hole, par 72, championship course with breath-taking views of surrounding 220-hectare National Park, while the nine-hole Monastery Course, is a par 35 executive course that encompasses stunning panoramas of the resort’s historic buildings.

Penha Longa has long enjoyed an international reputation for major golfing events and recently hosted the Portuguese Open.