October 20, 2008

Portugal Masters Vilamoura

Spain's Alvaro Quiros won the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura by three shots on Sunday.

The Spaniard shot a 4-under par 68 in his final round to card a 19-under total of 269.

Former British Open winner Paul Lawrie was second after shooting a final round of 67.

Ross Fisher, Steve Webster and Sweden's Robert Karlsson were joint third.

The tournament was played at the Oceânico Victoria Golf Course - one of five golf courses at Oceânico, Vilamoura. The 18 hole championship course, par 72, was designed by Arnold Palmer and opened in 2004. The total distance is 6,560 metres (7,105 yards).

The course is located in the Algarve, midway between Faro and Albufeira.

Oceanico Golf Course
Oceânico Golf
Apartado 970
8126-912 Vilamoura
Tel: 00 351 289 310 333
Fax: 00 351 289 310 349

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October 2, 2008

National Geographic Portugal

This video, in Portuguese, from National Geographic has some stunning photography and interesting Portuguese backing music.

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October 1, 2008

Portugal Tourism

This video gives a good, general, visual introduction to the country with a variety of Portuguese music in the background.

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