It has been announced that the 25th edition of Vale do Lobo Golf’s annual Amateur Week will take place early next year. Open to members and visitors, an induction day and welcome cocktail party is followed by qualifying rounds and sub-competitions over the entire seven days at the fabulous Algarve venue pictured here. Stableford formats for individuals and teams include singles, fourball better-ball and greensomes with handicap limits of 26 for men and 32 for ladies. A prize-giving dinner with live music for players and guests concludes the event and special packages are available with accommodation, green fees, unlimited golf and prize-giving dinner. More information at www.valedolobo.com.