Amendoeira Golf Resort in Portugal will host the ninth edition of the Oceânico World Kids Golf Championship, from July 24-28 this year. This annual celebration of junior golf attracts budding stars from across the globe and is always a big hit with families.
The internationally renowned event takes place on the resort’s award-winning Faldo and O’Connor Jnr courses and is open to boys and girls, between the ages of seven and 18.
The week's fun-packed schedule includes three rounds of Stableford golf being played over four days, a Par 3 'parent and child' tournament played on the resort’s Par 3 Academy course, official opening and closing ceremonies, and a prize-giving dinner.
We are extremely excited to welcome young golfers from all over the world
Christopher Howell, Chairman of the Oceânico Group, said: “We are extremely excited to welcome young golfers from all over the world for a week of tournament action and family fun.
"We have always been committed to nurturing talent and it is an honour to host our renowned event for a ninth year.”
Competitors and their families can also enjoy time experiencing luxury living at Amendoeira Golf Resort. The first-class on-site facilities include: outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, 5-a-side football pitches, a gymnasium, children’s playground, games room, as well as a restaurant and bar.
Preferential accommodation rates are offered to participants for two-bedroom apartments or luxurious five-bedroom villas, providing an idyllic setting for the perfect family holiday. Set amidst an area of outstanding natural beauty and just 35 minutes’ drive from Faro airport, the resort is a 'must' for golf lovers and families alike.
As well as the internationally-renowned tournament, Amendoeira offers its junior members the opportunity to harness their skills and grow their passion for the game with tuition and weekly competitions via its Kids School.
A host of world-class outdoor practice facilities are at the juniors’ disposal, including one of the finest par-3 courses in Europe, the nine-hole Oceânico Academy Course, one of the largest and best conditioned driving ranges in the region, a practice putting green, and long and short game practice areas.
Entry fees range from €125 to €270 and includes 4 rounds of golf, one practice round on the day prior to the start of the tournament, tee prizes, tickets to the opening and closing ceremonies and buffet lunch for three days.
For more information, visit amendoeiraresort.com