Oceanico World Kids Golf 2018

Oceanico World Kids Golf 2018


Oceanico World Kids Golf 2018

The World Kids Golf Championship will be held from the 23rd to 27th July 2018 on Amendoeira Golf Resort's world class golf courses in the Algarve region of Portugal. With two fantastic golf courses, an incredible clubhouse and accommodation on site the event could not be more fun, organized and relaxing for our golfing families.

This event allows boys and girls, ages 7 to 18 an opportunity to showcase their skills and advance in the game. The childs year of birth determines their age category.

Schedule of Events

Monday 23rd
9am - 5pm Registration at Amendoeira Golf Resort Clubhouse.
Check-in and pick-up player package
9am - 2pm Practice rounds available
5:45pm Rules Presentation Meeting at the driving range
7pm Official opening ceremony at The Garden Deck 
Tuesday 24th
7:30am - midday Tournament round 1
Wednesday 25th
7:30am - midday Tournament round 2
7pm Par 3 Parent / Child Tournament at Oceanico Academy Course
Thursday 26th
Free Day for other activities
4pm – 10pm 10th OWKG Edition Party at the Sports Center
Friday 27th
7:30am - 12pm Tournament round 3
6pm Prize giving
8pm – 10pm Closing ceremony dinner at The Garden Deck

Oceanico World Kids Golf 2018

Rules & Regulations


  • Categories 12 & under play Stableford Gross & Net.
  • Categories 13 & over play Stroke Play Gross & Net.
  • Categories Boys and Girls 7-9 will play 9 holes per day on the O'Connor Jnr. course.
  • Categories Boys 8-12 years and Girls 8-18 will play the O'Connor Jnr. course.
  • Categories boys 13-18 years old will play the Faldo Course.

Handicap and scoring requirements are in place only to help serve as a guideline as to whether or not a child is ready to play. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age category by gender.

For further tournament information, please contact us on worldkidsgolf@amendoeiraresort.com


Accommodation is available on site at Amendoeira Golf Resort at special tournament rates. For assistance with this or other requirements please call:

  • Tel: +351 282 320 671
  • Email: worldkidsgolf@amendoeiraresort.com

Handicap & Scoring Guidelines

This tournament is open to all children with divisions determined by age and gender.

Handicaps will be officially accountable both nationally and internationally and categories under 18 will earn points to the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Girls & Boys

  • Age under 10
    • Suggested handicap max. 36
    • Scoring equivalent 55 for 9 holes or 105 for 18 holes
  • Age under 12 & 14
    • Suggested handicap max. 24
    • Scoring equivalent 48 for 9 holes or 95 for 18 holes
  • Age under 16 & 18
    • Suggested handicap max. 18
    • Scoring equivalent 45 for 9 holes or 90 for 18 holes

If the player does not carry a current handicap index he/she may provide a record of recent scores attested by a PGA/LPGA professional (minimum of 5 scores).

Children aged 8 and under are required to take a caddy. Older players are not required but encouraged to have a caddy. Players 17 years old and over are not allowed to have caddies. Caddies are not provided by the golf club, please feel free to make your own arrangements.


The entry fee includes 4 rounds of golf (including one practice round on the day prior to the start of the tournament), tee prizes, tickets to the opening and closing ceremonies and buffet lunch for three days. (Additional tickets for opening and closing dinners may be purchased in advance).

Tickets purchased when confirming entry will benefit from 10% discount.

Entry fees range from €125 to €270. Please refer to the website for exact entry information.

In summary, boys and girls aged 10 to 18 will play 18 holes/day; boys and girls aged 9 and under will play 9 holes/day.

Dress Code

The dress code for the event is proper golf attire.

Shoes must be soft spikes or spikeless golf shoes (trainers are not allowed on the golf course).

Shirts must have collars and no denim is allowed. Gentlemen and boys may wear trousers or Bermuda style shorts. Ladies and girls may wear sleeveless tops but they must have a collar. Golf trousers, capris, shorts and skirts are acceptable but shorts and skirts must not be too short. Tournament officials reserve the right to determine appropriate attire.

Rules & Regulations

To view Rules & Regulations please click here.

Oceanico World Kids Golf 2018

Parent & Child Tournament

Sign up at the Registration Desk or at the Amendoeira Golf Resort Clubhouse Reception.

Tee Times

Please find tee times at tournament office or information board at golf shop.

Format: Texas Scramble

  • Each team of 2 players hits the tee shot, selects the better shot and plays from that location. Continue this process until the ball is holed.
  • Teams must use the tee shot of each player at least 2 times.
  • Scorecards must be completed for all 9 holes and need to be returned to the tournament desk upon completion of the round.


Play is from the European tees for all players.


One adult and one junior.

Fee - €15.00

Please check in at the Amendoeira Golf Resort Clubhouse Reception. You will be given a scorecard and taken to the Academy course. Rental clubs are available if you did not bring your own.

Winners will be announced during the Tournament's Prize Giving Ceremony on July 27th.

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