Barbados golf

Barbados Golf & Sandy Lane Golf Resort

Beautiful weather and spectacular vistas make hitting the links in Barbados a worthwhile activity, so pack your clubs if you're planning a trip there. Golf's immense popularity among Barbadians has turned the island into one of the Caribbean's golfing hot spots; test your skills at the Barbados Golf Club or Rockley Barbados, both in Christ Church, or Sandy Lane Golf Resort in St. James. Green fees for these and other courses in Barbados range between US$40-$120, depending on the season. Club, shoe, and cart rentals are widely available.

Located on the picturesque western coast Sandy Lane Golf Resort in Paynes Bay, St. James, is one of Barbados' premiere golf courses . Noted golfing architect Tom Fazio is responsible for the recent renovations at Sandy Lane Golf Resort, which now offers golfers a choice between a 9-hole and two 18-hole championship courses. The facilities at Sandy Lane Golf Resort include a renowned bar and restaurant, elegant pro shop, and private lounge rooms with plasma TVs.

To contact Sandy Lane Golf Resort:

Sandy Lane Golf Resort

Royal Westmoreland
246-419-7242 or 246-419-7244

Just rated #31 on Golf Digest's Top 100 Courses outside of the USA, Royal Westmoreland, the only course in Barbados to make the top 100, offers to golfers an intriguing 18-hole championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr. The course lies next to a nature reserve, with some holes featuring this natural environment. For instance, the 5th and 6th holes utilize an old stone quarry, while the 12th par 3 borders a ravine and challenges even the lowest handicap-player. Some of their rental packages include complimentary golf.

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