Located on Portugal’s Estoril Coast with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and nearby Sintra mountains, this award establishes Oitavos Dunes as one of the finest private golf courses in the world.
Highly respected in the private golf club industry, Platinum Clubs® of the World is a prize for global golfing excellence. The Platinum Clubs® of the World was recently set up following the success of the established Platinum Clubs® of America, founded by the Club Leaders Forum 20 years ago.
The Platinum Clubs® of the World judging panel comprises 100 private club industry experts and golf connoisseurs. Clubs were assessed against the following criteria by the judges:
• Professional Service Levels and Overall Experience
• Excellence in Amenities and Facilities
• The Quality of the Club's Membership
• The Club’s Respect and Compliance with the Governing Bodies of the Game • The Governance and Management of the Club
The platinum license is an addition to a series of recent awards for natural links golf course Oitavos Dunes. Adjacent to The Oitavos hotel and designed by renowned American golf course architect Arthur Hills, Oitavos Dunes was also awarded the prestigious 58th ranking in GOLF Magazine’s 2015 Top 100 Courses in the World (and the number 1 ranked course in Portugal) in 2015; and named a Certified Gold Audubon Signature Sanctuary, the highest designation awarded by golf’s most prestigious environmental management program, Audubon International’s Signature Sanctuary Program.
Perfect for the keen golfer, The Oitavos is an idyllic place to combine the challenge and excitement of playing on one of the world’s great golf courses with a luxurious stay. Golf packages rates start from 555€.