Event: European Tour – Open de Portugal
Date: May 11th – May 14th, 2017
Location: Morgado Golf Resort, Portimao, Portugal
Defending Champion: Thomas Bjorn (2010)
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The 2017 Open de Portugal will take place from May 11th – 14th,. at the Morgado Golf Resort, Portimao, Portugal
This event goes all the way back to 1953 and was part of the European Tour schedule from 1973 through 2010 but then it was not held for 6 years.
It resumes its place on the European Tour schedule in 2017, AND will now be a dual-ranking event on the European Tour and Challenge Tour.
PHOTOS The Morgado Golf Resort, in Portimao will host the Open de Portugal in partnership with the European Tour and Challenge Tour.
PHOTOS The event will be the 55th in the tournaments history with points in the Race to Dubai (the European Tour ranking) and for the Race to Oman (Challenge Tour ranking).
PHOTOS The Morgado Golf Resort features 3 courses, the Morago Course features flat fairways and bunkers while the Alamos Course features a view of the Hills of Monchique and is surrounded by lakes and farmland.
PHOTOS The Salgados Golf Course is the toughest and most challenging of the 3
2011-2016 – Tournament Not Held
2010 – Thomas Bjorn
2009 – Michael Hoey
2008 – Gregory Bourdy