5* Praia D'el Rey HB inc. West Cliffs & Coaching - Gary Pike - Oct 2020


This event will run alongside Adam Gray's group also at Praia D'el Rey during the same dates.

Join Gary at the 5* Marriott Beach & Golf Resort at Praia D'el Rey and enjoy a 5* package of resort hotel + golf + coaching - including playing the spectacular West Cliffs course twice. Both resorts will leave you with memorable views of the Atlantic ocean.

The Praia D'el Rey resort is a 1hr 10 mins or so transfer from Lisbon airport. 

PDR golf  

You will stay at the 5* Marriott Hotel, with spectacular sea views. In the hotel you have 2 restaurants, 2 bars, a health club and spa and a separate Praia D'el Rey golf club house. West Cliffs course is a couple of miles away and it has its own club house. All of the 171 rooms have garden/golf or sea views. Your package is based on garden/golf views.

PDR room

PDR view

Included in your package are 4 nights of dinners in the hotel with drinks included. On the other nights, apart from the rest day, local restaurants will be booked.

You have 5 rounds of golf - 3 at Praia D'el Rey (9th best*) and 2 at West Cliffs (2nd best*) - so you are playing some of the very best golf in Portugal. On the rest day you can play Royal Obidos (16th best*) - the spectacular Seve designed course and his last project.
*Top 100 Golf Rankings
West Cliffs golf course 998901 
Or take a rest from golf and consider a visit to the historic medieval town of Obidos - famous for many things, including chocolate! Choices, choices! Of course, you can arrive early to see Lisbon or stay on longer.

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Your host is Gary Pike.  Gary will work with you on the range and hold short game schools - so all aspects of the game are covered. You will all have individual time and play with Gary, plus he is available each day for remedial advice.

You will have 7 nights and 5 days of Golf, with friendly competitions.

Arrive 10th October 2020 - Depart 17th October 2020 - 7 nights and 5 rounds, with 5 nights Half Board, with drinks at dinner - £989pp based on 2 sharing includes:

  • Full services of Golf to a Tee host
  • 7 nights B&B at 5* Marriott hotel, based on 2 sharing a Garden or Golf View room. Room upgrades available.
  • Golf - 5 rounds - 3 at Praia D'el Rey and 2 at West Cliffs
  • Welcome drink
  • 5 nights Half Board, includes drinks at dinner
  • Heath Club and Spa access
  • Option to play extra golf on the playing days, subject to availability - free of charge
  • Option of supplementary golf on the rest day at Royal Obidos - charge applies
  • Golf to a Tee prizes and daily competitions
  • Financial Failure Insurance
  • Non-Golfer price £729pp

10/10/20 - Arrival Day. Welcome drink and Dinner in the hotel
11/10/20 - PDR - range time with Gary - followed by golf. Dinner in the hotel.
12/10/20 - West Cliffs - short game with Gary - followed by golf. Option to dine out.
13/10/20 - West Cliffs - short game with Gary - followed by golf. Dinner in the hotel.
14/10/20 - Rest day or supplementary golf at Royal Obidos or sightseeing. Option to dine out.
15/10/20 - PDR - range time with Gary - followed by golf. Dinner in the hotel.
16/10/20 - PDR - range time with Gary - followed by golf. Farewell dinner in the hotel.
17/10/20 - Departure Day

The cost excludes:

  • Rest day golf at Royal Obidos
  • Return Airport and Golf Transfers - Group Transfers available at £78pp, based on all being on the same nominated flights or similar times. Supplementary transfers for other flights can be arranged. 
  • Flights
  • Buggies 
  • Single supplement for £229pp for 7 nights' single occupancy of a twin room. 
  • Additional nights available

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Based on a minimum group size of 7. Max of 11 + Gary.

This event is a mixed event. Solo golfers, groups and couples are welcomed.

Only £100pp deposit to secure a space - call us soon! 


Gary Pike       
about gary pike  

Gary Pike 

Gary has played golf since the age of 8 and turned professional at 16. He has been personal coach to over 85 professional golfers on all the main tours. 

In 2005 Gary was elected as an Advanced Member of the British Professional Golfers Association for his achievements in coaching. 

For many years, Gary was Head Coach for the Essex County golf squads and presided over their success in winning the County Championships. 

Gary has published over 250 articles on the golf swing and in 2000, Todays’ Golfer magazine recognised Gary as one of the UK’s top 40 coaches. 

He is never short of a word of encouragement and loves to play golf with golfers of all levels. His friendly, relaxed coaching style immediately puts pupils at ease so they can enjoy the learning experience. 

Gary’s vast experience and credentials also include: 

  • Senior Assistant Coach to Denis Pugh
  • Sports Elite Academy Coach at Alhaurin, Spain (2008-2011)
  • European Tour Coach to John Bevan & Dale Whitnell
  • Ladies European Tour Coach to Vanessa Bell 
  • European Senior Tour Coach to John Hudson
  • Euro Pro Tour, Jamega & TP Tours Coach to numerous players 
  • Long Term Personal Coach to Dale Whitnell (England No. 1 in 2009 & former Walker Cup Player)
  • Guest speaker at the 2013 conference on coaching elite performance in junior golf
  • Currently playing on the Senior Masters Tour & Senior Golf Circuit 

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Additional Info

  • Start Date: Saturday, 10 October 2020
  • Event: Praia D'el Rey 5* HB inc. West Cliffs & Coaching - Adam Gray - Oct 2020
  • Hotel: 5* Marriott Praia D'el Rey Golf & Beach Resort
  • Suitable for: Regular golfers
  • Include: 7 nights & 5 rounds, 5 days coaching + 5 HB
  • Cost pp: £989
  • SS pp: £229
  • Spaces Remain: 3 Cancellation