Penina Hotel & Golf Resort hosts the CPG's Annual Congress & International Team Championship

26 November 2019

From 02 – 05 December 2019, the Confederation of Professional Golf [CPG] Annual Congress and International Team Championship [ITC] will descend upon Portugal’s Algarve region, when Penina Hotel & Golf Resort hosts the events for the first time.

Located on the outskirts of Portimao, 45 minutes from Faro airport and two hours from the country’s capital Lisbon, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort provides an idyllic location to host the series of seminars, presentations and delegate activities that are synonymous with the Annual Congress.

Chief Executive of the CPG, Ian Randell, gave comment on the news: “We are very excited to be returning to the Algarve for our Annual Congress and International Team Championship this year.

“Penina’s five-star hotel and golf course will provide an exceptional experience for our Delegates and Competitors. We are thrilled to be working with the team at Penina in delivering what will be another exciting Congress, sharing knowledge across our membership and advancing our Collaboration & Digitalisation Project in conjunction with

Penina’s 18-hole championship golf course, dubbed ‘The Home of Portugal Golf’ will also offer an enticing stage for the ITC. In its 31st year, the tournament provides some of the CPG’s Member Country PGA’s best PGA Professionals with the opportunity to represent their country in a team format.

Chief Operations Officer for JJW Hotels & Resorts, Ruben Paula, said: “It is a great honour to host the CPG’s Annual Congress and ITC at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort. Holding events of this scale requires extensive facilities of high quality, so Penina’s offering of championship golf and high-end hospitality means this will undoubtedly be an enjoyable week for the delegates and competitors alike.”

In combination, the Annual Congress and ITC, as well the Annual Gala Awards Supported by Rolex, consistently highlight the CPG’s Educational and Tournament schedule every year, and are sure to be another successful version of the events when they returns to Portugal’s Algarve region.

For more details of the Annual Congress, including programme schedule, speakers and award winners, visit

For more information on the ITC visit

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For more information on Penina Hotel & Golf Resort visit

The Confederation of Professional Golf [CPG] is an association of 32 National PGAs, representing a combined membership in excess of 12,700 golf professionals, steered through the guiding principles of Togetherness, Collaboration and Development to provide collective voice and opportunities for the benefit of the game.

The CPG is also a partner in Ryder Cup Europe as the sole member of the Ryder Cup European Development Trust, and is widely acknowledged as a lead body in the provision of golf development expertise on a global basis through its collaboration with The R&A in its developmental delivery. []


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