The 2015 edition of the Riviera Golf Challenge took place in the Oitavos Dunes Golf Saturday 26th September 2015.
Oitavos Dunes lies within the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. It is set among pine woods and reforested dunes, in an area of great natural beauty. Being a seaside golf course, the ocean view is present all the time, although some of the more fantastic scenery come from the Sintra mountains and Cabo da Roca the Europe's most western point in Europe.
Arthur Hills, the golf course arquitect has maintained and preserved the unique characteristics of the land.
Oitavos Dunes is the 1st Golf Course in Europe and the 2nd in the World being recognized as a Certified Signature Sanctuary. It is already set as one of the best golf courses in Europe, where a non stress round of golf can be played all year round.
GOLF Magazine, USA who has published the most respected and highly regarded ranking of golf courses in the world for 30 years, recently ranked Oitavos Dunes as the 65th best Course in the World. Oitavos Dunes is the only course in Portugal and one of only three in Continental Europe in the Top 100.
Nearest to the Pin: Vasco Fernandes Homem
Longest Drive Men: Alfred Franzoni
Longest Drive Ladies: Fiorella Malaforte
3rd Net Ladies: Felice Mekouar (26 points)
2nd Net Ladies: Teresa de Melo Trigo (29 points)
1st Net Ladies: Countess Sabine von Pfeil (30 points)
3rd Net Men: Paulo Nobrega Lopes (31 points)
2nd Net Men: William Uzum (32 points)
1st Net Men: Udo Kruse (36 points)
1st Gross Ladies: Susan Alvares Cabral (23 points)
1st Gross Men: Axel Bernstorff (23 points)