Thursday, 1 April 2010
European Golf Design, a joint venture design company of the European Tour and IMG, are to design a new Golf Practice Academy at the Cascade Resort on the Algarve, Portugal.
Situated in the Western Algarve, five minutes from the town of Lagos, Cascade Performance Sports Academies is located in a unique position on the cliffs overlooking the beaches of Ponta da Piedade and Porto de Mós.
Cascade Performance Academy will consist of a Golf Practice Range complete with practice putting green and chipping area. Alongside the golf facilities will be a Stefan Edberg Tennis Academy with 4 hard surface courts and a Sven-Goran Eriksson Football Academy which will have two full sized and two half size grass pitches. The facilities will provide exclusive professional training facilities for golfers, footballers and tennis players.
As well as the Performance Sports Academy, the resort will have luxury 4-bedroom villas; 8 townhouses and 58 luxury 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. A 5 star 85 room hotel will open in June of this year.
Construction on the Golf Practice Range is to commence in April 2010 and the 100 million Euro development is due to officially open in November of this year.
For more information on European Golf Design, please visit www.egd.com.