GOLF academy

Raise your game with our golf professionals


Golf is at the beating heart of Quinta do Lago and has long been our passion. We proudly offer coaching and support to golfers in our prestigious academy, with the support of the state-of-the-art analytical and performance enhancing technology at the TaylorMade Performance Centre. Wherever you are on your golfing journey, the academy welcomes you.



Open everyday from 8:30 to 18:00


PAUL McGinley

Quinta do Lago is home to the only Paul McGinley Academy in the world. Founded in 2011 by the captain of the 2014 Winning Ryder Cup team, the academy aims to cultivate and improve golfers by providing you with the tools and techniques used by professionals on tour.

taylormade performance center

Operated by trained TaylorMade technicians, golfers receive a custom fitting experience testing hundreds of club and iron combinations, ensuring the best fit for every player’s physical characteristics and swing. Enjoy exclusive access to launch monitor and ball flight technology as well as guidance from custom fitting professionals.

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teaching programmes

Benefit from a one-to-one private session with our golf experts to work on your short game or full swing with computer analysis and on-going improvement plans.
Enjoy half-day to five-day Golf School programmes, or to improve the tactical aspect of your game on-course, try our unique Playing Lessons. Junior teaching programmes, golf camps and workshops are also available at the Academy.


The Junior Golf Club is proud to welcome such ambitious and talented young golfers under its wing. Junior Club golfers benefit from weekly lessons all year round with the Academy golf pros, working toward goals to enter national and international tournaments, continually improving skill and posture with state-of-the-art technical analysis and, above all, are able to enjoy this great sport with friends. Children of all levels are welcome to join.

golf fitness with
the campus

In partnership with The Campus we present a top level fitness service developed specifically for golfers. Proper physical preparation can take strokes off your score, prevent injuries and help you enjoy your game even more. Work with a specialist who will evaluate your skills and physical condition to define an individual training programme.


The Paul McGinley Junior Cup 2024 invites young golfers with golf handicap to Quinta do Lago for an unforgettable golf experience. The tournament will begin with a practice round, followed by the competition day, which Paul McGinley will host on one of Quinta do Lago's world-class golf courses.