Ombria Resort is pleased to welcome Salvador Costa Macedo, its newly appointed Director of Golf.
Salvador Macedo, who joined Ombria in November, holds a degree in Business Management from Lusíada University, and post- degrees in Golf Course Management (University of Algarve), Golf (Faculdade de Motricidade Humana) and a specialization in Hospitality Management from the Association of Hotel Directors of Portugal (ADHP). The Director of Golf has built a solid career that already boasts 20 years of professional experience in the golf sector in Portugal, having held positions in different companies such as the Portuguese Golf Federation, at the National Training Centre at Jamor, Quinta do Peru Golf & Country Club and Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, as Director of Golf. Recently, he held the position of Sales Golf Manager, at Palmares Ocean Living & Golf and Amendoeira Golf in the Algarve.
Set in the heart of Ombria Resort's 153 hectares, the 5,802-meter par 71 golf course was built according to the highest standards of environmental sustainability, enabling it to be certified by GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf, an NGO that is a worldwide reference in the field of sustainable golf, as a recognition of environmental and social excellence.
Scheduled to open in spring of 2023, Ombria Resort's 18-hole golf course is certified by the GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf, a worldwide reference for sustainable golf.
Commenting on his appointment, the Director of Golf says: "I am very pleased to be joining the team and help make the golf course a reference in the region. Ombria Resort is a unique project and, together with the entire team, we believe that the new course will be very well received by all those who visit us. Golfers will not want to miss the opportunity to test their skills while enjoying the incredible landscape and surrounding nature."
Complementing the exceptional golf course, the Clubhouse, currently being built on the old walls of an existing ruin, features a bar and restaurant, golf store, heated pool, sauna, and gymnasium, providing golfers and visitors with a relaxed country club atmosphere.