The World Golf Awards Ceremony, hosted by Conrad Algarve, on the evening of Saturday 15th November will be the climax of an exclusive weekend itinerary. Everything from your own chauffeur driven airport pick-up to a full 18 holes of golf on Friday & Saturday on the famous Quinta do Lago courses, with food and beverages supplied over the full weekends itinerary which will be included in the weekend package.

2014 Event Programme

A full 3 day programme of events and activities have been built around the World Golf Awards Ceremony to ensure a weekend of unrivalled networking opportunities and memories that will stay with you for a lifetime!


13th-16th November 2014


Conrad Algarve, Portugal.

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15th November 2014

19:00 — Cocktail reception
20:00 — Gala Dinner & Ceremony
23:00 — After Party

Attire: Black Tie

World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2014

Thursday, 13th November 2014

World Golf Awards guests to arrive.

Friday, 14th November 2014


Breakfast in the Louro Restaurant.

Option One: Golf on the Quinta do Lago South Course


The favourite course of many European tour players, it is a 6,500 metre par 72 set amongst umbrella pines, lakes and wild flowers, overlooking the spectacular scenery of the Ria Formosa National Park. The course hosted the Portuguese Open in 1976, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 2001, the most memorable, perhaps, being in 1989 when Colin Montgomerie won the title with an incredible 24 under par. He finished 11 strokes ahead and broke the course record with a round of 63. Its championship status does not deter the amateur golfer. Indeed, while the 8th, 15th, and 18th are testing holes for low handicap players, the course provides interest and challenge to golfers of all levels and abilities. Accurate tee shots are essential in order to reach many of the greens in regulation and the course is made more challenging by a good variety of doglegs and strategically located hazards. The front nine holes, which wind their way through parkland, favour a draw, while the back nine, which loop around the lake, favour a fade from the tee.

* Lunch, golf clubs and golf buggy’s included.

Option Two: Golf on the Quinta do Lago Laranjal Course


Originally an orange grove, this beautiful par 72 championship course is situated in the Ludo valley, just 2km east of the resort. Boasting some spectacular fairways and well-defined greens, Laranjal is renowned for its five beautiful lakes and its abundance of umbrella pines, cork and orange trees.

At 6,480 meters in length, the course is challenging and it demands the highest levels of concentration and accuracy. Its distinctive rolling terrain has been expertly designed and manicured to provide a world class golfing experience.

Comprising five par 5s, eight par 4s and five par 3s, the course is sown with Bermuda grass on the fairways and Penn A4 on the greens, guaranteeing excellent putting surfaces throughout the year.

* Lunch, golf clubs and golf buggy’s included.

Option Three: Spa

Renew and refresh at Conrad Algarve Spa, a luxurious haven to restore, rejuvenate and become a better you.

* 10% discount on asking price. Bookings to be made in advance.

Evening: World Golf Awards welcome networking dinner

6:45pm — Guests to meet in the Conrad Algarve hotel reception for return transfer.
7:00pm — A la Carte networking dinner at Casa de Lago restaurant at Quinta de Lago.
Dress code: Smart/Casual.

Saturday, 15th November 2014


Breakfast in the Louro Restaurant.

Option One: Official opening of the Quinta do Lago North Course


The eyes of the European golf industry are set to be on Quinta do Lago in October when it unveils its eagerly-awaited totally revamped North Course – predicted to become one of the new stars of European golf.

Redesigned by renowned American architect Beau Welling in close collaboration with European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, the new layout has been built to the highest specifications with a €9.6m investment programme and is in line to become the new number one course at the prestigious family resort. The North Course has been redeveloped with the emphasis firmly on precision and strategy. While many modern-day developments tend to focus on length, Welling and McGinley have been keen to design a golfing experience where accuracy and course management are the key factors, and a course that is playable and fun for golfers of all abilities.

* Lunch, golf clubs and golf buggy’s included.

Option Two: Spa

Renew and refresh at Conrad Algarve Spa, a luxurious haven to restore, rejuvenate and become a better you.

* 10% discount on asking price. Bookings to be made in advance.

Evening: World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony


The inaugural World Golf Awards at the Conrad Algarve. Beginning with a cocktail reception, the evening will include a gala dinner, the much anticipated unveiling of the awards and an after-party.

Sunday, 16th November 2014


Atè mais Portugal!


To book any of the above, please contact:

Mr Christopher Frost - Managing Director, World Golf Awards
[email protected]

Networking Dinner:
Miss Amiee Smith - Events Assistant, World Golf Awards
[email protected]

Conrad Spa:
Mr Antonio Martinho - Spa, Manager, Conrad Algarve
[email protected]

Special Rates Offered

Conrad Algarve is pleased to offer special accommodation rates for guests of World Golf Awards.


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Steve Rider – Host

Steve Rider is one of the most experienced sports presenters and journalists on British television. He presented 12 summer and winter Olympic games and in 20 years at the BBC was the host of Sportsnight, Grandstand and Sports Personality of the Year. He presented international rugby and motor sport and over fifty major golf championships.

Steve joined ITV Sport in 2006 to present Formula One and their Fifa World Cup coverage. He went on to host Champions League, FA Cup and England fixtures and the Rugby World Cup from New Zealand in 2011. He continues to host ITV4’s coverage of BTCC. He is a three time sports BAFTA winner and has twice been name sports presenter of the year. Steve hosts the annual Laureus World Sport Awards from worldwide locations and in 2012, presented the coverage from Westminster Central Hall, London for Sky.

Steve hosts F1 Legends, where he interviews one to one with Formula One racing legends.

Steve was an Olympics ambassador of UPS and Official Supporter for London 2012.

Steve Rider

Ela Clark – Co-host

Born in Devon, brought up in the Algarve, Ela Clark is a multi-lingual British Actress who started her career as a Gossard and Berlei model. After winning a place at top London school of drama ALRA, she was quickly discovered and landed her first role as a host for Miss World.

Later becoming the local weather girl on Kiss FM and appearing on Portuguese National Television, she was then put forward for the UK's Channel 4 series "A Place in the Sun" and recently winning a Cannes Film Festival Award for her role in the Alentejo film, “Time to be Happy.”

Ela Clark

David Redfearn

A master of magic and innovative illusion, David is the epitome of the new British magician. A natural raconteur, David has enchanted and charmed audiences across the world with his impressive and infectious style of close up and cabaret magic.

Skilfully blending suggestion with sorcery, David challenges psychological parameters and defies logic, leaving audiences astounded and amazed. His polished performances have firmly established his reputation as the magician of choice for film stars, royalty, celebrated musicians and sporting legends.

David Redfearn

Keith O'Keefe

Keith O'Keefe has had a distinguished career touring the world as an acclaimed entertainer. He spent 10 years as a stand up comic working top cabaret venues including the world-famous London Palladium.

Keith played football professionally for West Ham until injury forced early retirement. His love of sport has seen him speaking at sporting functions all over the world as well as playing in celebrity golf tournaments, hosting corporate functions and performing at awards ceremonies all around the globe. Royalty have also enjoyed the talents and humour of Keith on several occasions.

David Redfearn

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