There are many Caribbean golf courses, but there are a few that consistently rank favourably in top ten lists. Playing golf in the Caribbean is very relaxing, especially if you play on one of the top courses in the region.
I’ve never played golf, not even miniature golf, but I can appreciate the aesthetics of a well designed course that’s pretty. I understand the positioning of lakes and pools, well manicured lawns and views of the ocean or landscape that add to the ambiance and enhance the game.
Many of the top golf courses in the Caribbean have been designed by renowned golf course architects who incorporate these elements into their designs. Some of the popular designers that have designed golf courses in the Caribbean are Jack Nicklaus, Jeff Potts, Tom Fazio, Davis Love III and Pete Dye.
Here are some of the best lists of Caribbean golf courses that I found for this edition of Endless Golf.
1. Golfweek’s Best: Caribbean and Mexico Courses, 2017
Golfweek is a renowned golf publication which provides consistent and extensive coverage of all things golf. In its 2017 list of best golf courses in the Caribbean and Mexico , are a number of top courses in Barbados, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Anguilla and St. Kitts and Nevis.
2. The 15 Best Golf Resorts in the Caribbean
There is something magical about the Caribbean. And for golfers, playing golf in a tropical and relaxing destinations makes a great experience even better. The courses in this top fifteen list include the Four Seasons resort in Nevis, Tortuga Bay in the Dominican Republic, the Green Monkey in Barbados, Santa Barbara’s Old Quarry in Curacao and Half Moon in Jamaica.
3. Best Caribbean Golf Courses to Play
There is a rumour that playing golf in the Caribbean is expensive. But can you really attach a price to a experience that you will remember and appreciate for a lifetime? Some of the best Caribbean golf courses in this list were designed by Jeff Potts, Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones Snr., Robert Trent Jones Jnr., Chris Cole and Jack Nicklaus.
4. Top 10 Caribbean Golf Courses
The best courses in the world offer stunning views of the Caribbean Sea or the Atlantic Ocean. This means that you have to come to Caribbean to take advantage of these views. Magical Caribbean’s top ten Caribbean golf courses which feature designs by popular golf course designers, are located in Barbados, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas.
5. Golfing in the Caribbean
If you’re a novice golfer or just on the cusp of going pro, playing in the Caribbean should be at the top of your golfing bucket list. The Caribbean’s golf courses stretch from the north to the south of the Caribbean and range from beginner holes to championship courses. St. Barth’s Golf most popular and prestigious courses are located in Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, the Cayman Islands, and the Dominican Republic.
6. 7 Best Caribbean Golf Courses For 2016
For many people, 2016 was an excellent year that was filled with lots of new achievements and signalled that there is more to come. For the Caribbean, 2016 was another year in which the golf niche received much needed exposure and accolades. Caribbean Charter Flights created a list of the top seven golf courses in the Caribbean. Courses in Nevis, Anguilla, Barbados, Bahamas and Bermuda received the honours for top courses in 2016.
7. Golf Courses of the Caribbean
Can you guess where the most beautiful golf courses in the world are located? Square Mile’s concise list includes the Playa Grande in the Dominican Republic, with its ten oceanfront holes along sixty foot cliffs. The Grenadines Estate Golf Club at the Canouan Resort on the island of Canouan also makes the list. So too do Teeth of the Dog at the Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic and the Oceans Club Golf Course in the Bahamas.
8. Caribbean Golf Courses are Crush-Worthy
Ian Cruikshank’ s list of stunning golf courses in the Caribbean include those in the Dominican Republic, St. Kitts and Bahamas. Courses on these islands showcase the handiwork of popular course designers namely, Jack Nicklaus, Tom McBroom and Greg Norman. Why play golf in the Caribbean? Ian sums it up perfectly when he says that the Caribbean’s “greens and fairways are edged with sugar white sand and lapped by a turquoise sea.” We can’t help but agree.
9. One-Hit Wonders: Ranking the Best Tropical Islands With Only One Regulation Golf Course
The best golf vacations are found in the Caribbean. Gold Advisor is a valuable golf ratings and reviews resource which recognises these Caribbean islands with only one regulation golf course. Find out why courses in Canouan, the Bahamas, Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis, Aruba, Turks and Caicos, United States Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, Martinique, Cuba, the Cayman Islands and Guadeloupe are perfect for your golfing getaway.
10. Golf in the Caribbean – an Expert Guide
2016 is almost over, but these courses should be at the top of your list of golf courses to visit in 2017. The top must see courses in the Dominican Republic are the Teeth of the Dog at the Casa de Campo resort and the Punta Cana Resort and Club. In Puerto Rico are courses at Dorado Beach and Bahia Beach Beach Resort. Plan a golf trip to the Green Monkey, Royal Westmoreland and Apes Hill courses in Barbados. Jamaica’s highlights are the Rose Hall, Half Moon and the Tryall Club.
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