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Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course
Albufeira,
Portugal.

has 13 nearby hotels and

Green Fees starting for £75

for low season to

£145 for high season

and packages starting from £325.

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Looking at playing the O’Connor Junior Golf Course at the Amendoeira Golf Resort? Read on for our full course review, including green fees and tee time information.

If you want to make a holiday out of your visit, then check out the best O’Connor Jnr golf packages from our trusted specialist travel agents.

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course Green Fees

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Course green fees range from €67 in the low season (December – January & July – August). Playing in mid-season (February & September) costs €135.

Green fees during the high season (March-May and late September – October) are around €145. Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Course green fees include buggy hire.

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior twilight green fees range from €70 in the low season, €80 in mid-season and €86 in the high season for those wishing to tee off after 15:30.

Low Season: £75

Mid Season: £135

High Season: £145

Twilight: £70

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Note: Green Fees prices may vary season to season

Packages Overview

Return Flights From: £102

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Price Per Night From: £125

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Packages From: £325

Equipment Hire

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course has the following equipment available to hire.

Club Hire

Buggy Hire

Trolley Hire

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course Review

The O’Connor Junior Golf Course is one of 3 courses that you’ll find at the Amendoeira Golf Resort. Of the 2 18 hole courses (Faldo being the other), the O’Connor Junior is the easiest. With that being said, there’s plenty of water to be found if you’re wild with your drives or iron play, so you’ll still need to be accurate to score low.

Whilst the Faldo Course provides you with the vistas and elevated tee shots, the O’Connor Junior Course offers an altogether different challenge. For a start, it’s much  flatter and will suit golfers with a hatred for hilly inclines.

It’s clear that much of the premium land was dedicated to its bigger brother, but don’t let that put you off. What the O’Connor Course lacks in views, it makes up for in tricky water features which make for plenty of interesting holes.

Off the Yellow tees, O’Connor junior Course plays 6495 yards and is a par 72. Off the red tees, it’s 5733 yards. For the big hitters or those who fancy a sterner test, why not opt for the gold tees at 7366 Yards?

To play here, men require a handicap of 28 and ladies 36.

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Signature Hole

The signature hole at O’Connor Junior Amendoeira is probably the 18th, playing alongside a river with a gentle climb before finishing under the gaze of the clubhouse. It’s the perfect way to end your play at a very getable golf course.

Other memorable holes include the 3rd, a tough par 3 that plays alongside a lake down the right-hand side.  As you wander down, see if you can catch a glimpse of the ruin situated on an adjacent lake.

The 4th hole plays alongside a vast orange grove and has significance due to the O’Connor Junior’s affinity with the citrus fruit that grows here. In fact, when he designed the course, he said, “I wanted one hole where it was just oranges. The whole of this part of the Algarve is blessed with thousands of acres of orange groves and I wanted to bring some inside the course as well.” He achieved this on both the 4th and 5th holes and when the trees are in full fruit, they are indeed a majestic sight.

Overall the O’Connor Junior course, whilst less challenging than the Faldo course, offers something different, and in reality, they complement each other. If you are in the area, you should play both just for the contrast. Most golf packages provide the opportunity to play on both courses.

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course Packages

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior course packages will usually include accommodation at the Amendoeira Golf Resort due to its proximity to both the Faldo and O’Connor Junior golf courses. Other accommodation available in package deals include The W Algarve Hotel & Residences.

Other courses included in any Amendoeira O’Connor Junior package deals can include rounds at Salgados golf course and Gramacho.

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Golfbreaks (packages from £325)

Golfbreaks have packages starting at £395 per person, excluding flights. This includes 3 nights of accommodation at the Amendoeira Golf Resort on a bed & breakfast basis with unlimited rounds of golf at both the Faldo and O’Connor Junior golf courses.

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Yourgolftravel (packages from £355)

Yourgolftravel Amendoeira O’Connor Junior packages range from £355 – £899 per person. Our pick is 5 nights of accommodation at Amendoeira Golf Resort on a bed and breakfast basis with unlimited golf during your stay from £599 per person, excluding flights.

When to Get the Best Deals

Amendoeria O’Connor Junior deals are most likely during the low season of December and January when demand is lowest. There are special offers available during specific promotional periods.

Amendoreria O’Connor Junior Summer Special deal between 1st July and 31st August – 18 holes for €67pp

Amendoreria O’Connor Junior Easter Special Offer – 1st April – 16th April – 18 holes for €75pp

Amendoreria O’Connor Junior Winter Deal – 1st December – 31st January – 18 holes for €67pp

Some of the best deals can be found when taking advantage of the twilight golf deals available. Book after 15:30 at the end of May, and you can still get a full round of golf in at Amendoreria O’Connor Junior golf course before sunset during high season for €86 per person. including buggy hire.

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Where is Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course?

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course is located in Alcantarilha, a secluded village away from the larger towns of Vilamoura and Albufeira. That said, both towns are easily accessible by car. Albufeira is just a 20-minute drive away, and Vilamoura 30 minutes.

Also nearby is the charming town in Portimao. Take a look at our guide to golf in Portimao for hotel and golf course suggestions.

Nearest Hotels

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Despite its more secluded location, there are plenty of accommodation options for those wishing to stay close to the O’Connor Junior Golf Course, including apartments at the Amendoeira Golf Resort that hosts both this course and The Faldo Course.

There are also some excellent hotel options within a 30-minute drive. For more information, take a look at our guide to the best hotels near Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course, or check out our handpicked selections below.

Nearby Golf Courses

Amendoeira O’Connor Junior Golf Course is surrounded by some of the most prestigious golf courses in the region. Some of the nearby courses include:

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