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Vilamoura, Portugal

19th - 24th March 2023

The Vilamoura area is renowned for first class golf courses, superb hotels and restaurants and 300+ days of sun per year! The perfect location for a golf and Pilates trip!

Find out more about the trip

I have teamed up with Linda Segerstam who is a renowned Pilates instructor to create a trip that will be good for both your body and your golf swing! Linda specialises in Pilates for golf and uses her vast experience and knowledge to help her clients reach their full potential. We’re excited to offer a trip for our clients who will be able to fully benefit from our different skill sets in a fantastic setting. 

Guests with all levels of Pilates experience are welcome – Linda will tailor her sessions to everyone. 

The Golf Courses

Quinta do Lago - N
Quinta do Lago - S
Vale do Lobo


Our accommodation will be the luxurious 5* Wyndham Grand Algarve hotel. It is an excellent hotel with superb facilities. 

Meet the Team

We have a very talented team hosting this trip.

Michael O'Connor

PGA Professional

Linda Segerstam

Pilates Instructor

Michael O'Connor

Michael has had an illustrious playing career as an amateur and a professional including winning the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Assistant Professional’s Championship and the prestigious Sunningdale Foursomes with Luke Donald, at the time they were the youngest winners in the history of the event.

In 2003 Michael qualified as a PGA Professional. Always a keen student of the game he turned his attention to coaching and enjoys helping his pupils of all ages and abilities reach their full potential. To this end he has acquired many coaching qualifications including Trackman Professional Level 2 certification, NLP Practitioner for Sport, TimeLine and Hypnosis therapy and Explanar swing trainer coach. He is also currently studying the benefits of Pilates for golfers.

He runs a thriving junior academy at The Lambourne Club where he teaches over 100 children every week including pupils from 4 local schools.

Michael has a passion for travelling and has combined this with his desire to coach by forming his travel business. Over the last 15 years he has taken his pupils to many of the premier golf clubs and hotels in the world and given them some experiences that they will remember forever!

He has a broad knowledge of all things golf and completed the PGA’s certificate of golf management in record time and was also a member of the PGA’s rules committee having achieved the highest ever score in their entrance exam.

Finally he’s a good man to have on a trip as he speaks French, Spanish and Italian and even knows a few words in Arabic and Swedish!

Favourite Courses

Linda Segerstam

Linda founded her company The Intelligent Core to provide movement training for golfers through Pilates. She has recently expanded into holistic ways of improving mental and physical strength for golfers. Her vast experience enables her to teach everyone from the total beginner to the most experienced Pilates practitioners.

The benefits of Pilates are numerous and include alignment of joints, breathing techniques and strengthening your core muscles, all are essential for a good golf swing.

Linda offers excellent on-line training, if you would like sign up to one of her classes for a free trial please let me know. 

For more information on the benefits of Pilates and what Linda offers to her clients please follow the link below to her website.