Clube de Golf Santo da Serra
- Santo António da Serra
Ranked as one of the top 100 courses in Europe. Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra is the oldest course in Madeira. The 9-hole Serras course was originally built in 1937, and re-designed in 1991 by Robert Trent Jones Sr. when he created the new 18-hole championship course, transforming Santo da Serra into a spectacular 27-hole course. Considered the leading golf architect of his time, Robert Trent Jones Sr. also created such master- pieces as Valderrama and Spyglass Hill of Pebble Beach.
The past years have seen consistent improvements to the course, which have been highly praised by Ryder Cup professionals and amateurs alike who play here every year.
The challenge of its mountainous terrain, ample fairways, beautiful lakes, strategic bunkers and four diﬀerent tee positions on each hole provide a spectacular feast of golf. A serious challenge is provided for those seeking to play oﬀ the white tees, or a more casual round can also be enjoyed simply by choosing the yellow tee positions.
Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra has been the host of the islands’ most prestigious tournaments, including the Madeira Island Open – part of the European Tour, for the past twelve years. The success of previous tournaments has attracted the participation of great names of the European Tour, such as Severiano Ballesteros, Michael Campbell, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Retief Goosen, Mark James, Paul Lawrie, Sam Torrance, Constantino Rocca, Alex Cejka and many more.
Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra has received The World`s best Emerging Golf Destination Award by Golf Travel Awards in 2019.