Best Golf Destination - PortugualPortugal named worlds best golf destination
For the third year in a row, Portugal has been named the worlds best golf destination. The accolade came on Saturday November 12th at the World Golf Awards, held at the Conrad Algarve hotel in Quinta do Lago.
Other nominees included England, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, France, Germany, Spain, Turkey and Italy.
Logically, Portugal also took home the award for Europes top golf location.
Portugal tourism boss Luis Araujo celebrated the accolades and vowed that the country will continue bolstering the sector and supporting the Portugal Masters, scheduled to take place in the Algarve again next year between September 21-24.
Quinta do Lago, which hosted the golfing 'Oscars', was also named 'Europe's Best Golf Venue'.
According to its website, the World Golf Awards serve to “celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism”.
The full list of winners can be found at www.worldgolfawards.com/winners/2016