Oceanico Victoria Golf
With an investment of 18 million euros, the Victoria golf course is the most ambitious golf project in Portugal, and is aimed at being one of the best golf complex in the whole of Europe. The Victoria course, the fifth at Vilamoura and the most exclusive one at the resort, making it ideal to became the Algarve's and Portugal's major venue for top international tournaments. Famed course architect, Arnold Palmer, whose design company has planned some 500 layouts worldwide, compiled the Victoria course project, and Southern Golf, Europe's largest golf course builder, was awarded the construction contract. Victoria Clube de Golfe's course is an 18-hole, par 72 championship layout, measuring 6.560 meters (7,105 yards) from the back tees. Several man-made lakes provide hazards for the players and also serve as water reservoirs for irrigation. The course was specially designed with a view to providing sustainable residential development within the natural surroundings, whilst benefiting from magnificent ocean views from the entire complex.