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Golf Barbados


The Barbados Golf Club

"An Affordable Golf Course in Barbados"

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The course was designed by the respected golf course architect Ron Kirby and reconstructed in 2000.

Featuring a total distance of 6,805 yards with a par of 72, this championship golf course will challenge you while ensuring you have an enjoyable and memorable game.

Unlike the Green Monkey Barbados Golf Course, this is not an "exclusive" golf course and is therefore accessible to all visitors to the island.

You will find the Barbados Golf Club in an area called Durants in the parish of Christ Church. This is the same parish that is home to the island's international airport, the Oistins fishing village and many of the south coast's hotels, resorts and villas.

When playing on this golf course you will notice its many beautiful trees as well as 2 lakes that become something to consider at five of the course's holes. At Hole 15 and 16 these lakes also create what is known as Amen Corner.

 

Rockley Barbados Golf Course

"The Island's Oldest Golf and Country Club"

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The Rockley Barbados Golf Course and Country Club is set on almost 70 acres of land in the parish of Christ Church, in the southern region of Barbados.

This golf course in Barbados can boast being the oldest on the island and is ideally located in Rockley area. This places the course very near to the beautiful Rockley Beach (Accra Beach) as well as a number of hotels and villa rentals along the island's more affordable south coast.

Not deemed to be as challenging as some of the other prestigious Barbados golf courses, The Rockley Golf and Country Club is still worth a visit for a relaxed round of golf, making it perfect for those who play the game in a casual manner.

The Rockley Barbados Golf Course is a 9 hole Parkland golf course that has the option of playing alternative tees for a back 9 (making it a round of 18 holes).

 

Royal Westmoreland Golf Club Barbados

"A Luxurious, Championship Barbados Golf Course"

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The Royal Westmoreland Golf Club Barbados lies in the heart of the Royal Westmoreland Golf Resort and Private, Gated Villa Community in the parish of St. James. This is on the western side of the island, close to Mount Standfast, the renowned town of Holetown and the prestigious Platinum Coast.

The Royal Westmoreland is one of the most notable private luxury villa communities on the island of Barbados. This unique community blends the secluded privacy of elegant villa home accommodations with the amenities of a 5 star Caribbean resort.

This attracts the rich and famous from all over the world, who are both villa owners and renters here.

Royal Westmoreland Golf Course Barbados was designed by the well-known golf architect Robert Trent Jones Jnr. and was opened in 1994.

This spectacular Barbados golf course lies within the Royal Westmoreland estates and covers 7,045 yards. It is an 18 hole Championship golf course with a par of 72.

The architect has ensured that there is plenty of open, green space and challenging holes around the entire golf course, with plenty of bunkers to navigate.

Apes Hill Club Barbados Golf Course

"An Exclusive & Luxurious Golf Experience"

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The Apes Hill Club Barbados golf course is part of the exclusive Apes Hill Club located in the parish of St. James, just on the outskirts of the popular town of Holetown.

The Apes Hill Club is the pinnacle of luxury and high-end living for visitors to Barbados who have the option of renting and owning property here. This exclusive golf and polo community in Barbados is managed by the prominent Wentworth Club in England.

Apes Hill Barbados Golf Course ensures that you are guaranteed one of the best Caribbean living and golfing experiences the island has to offer.

This particular Barbados golf course is a relatively new addition to the Apes Hill Club, opening on the 5th of December 2009, and is set to attract many seasoned players keen for a spectacular golfing challenge.

The course makes use of all of the natural features of former sugar plantation land and is one of the most picturesque golf courses in Barbados.

 

 

Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course Barbados

"The Best Luxury Barbados Golf Course"

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The Green Monkey Golf Course Barbados has become the most popular luxury golf course on the island and has made Barbados one of the top golfing destinations in the Caribbean.

This Barbados golf course is a championship-style course with an oceanview of the Caribbean Sea and is by far the best golf course in Barbados.

Designed by the world-renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio as part of a $300 million USD facelift of the luxurious Barbados Sandy Lane Hotel and completed in 2004 at an estimated price tag of $25 million USD.

This par 72, 7,343 yard Caribbean golf course in Sandy Lane Barbados has 18 golf holes carved through an old limestone quarry.

 

The Country Club Barbados Golf Course

"A Caribbean Golfer's Dream Course"

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The Country Club Barbados golf course is one of three golf courses available at the luxurious, world-renowned Sandy Lane Hotel Barbados. This slice of luxury is located in the parish of St. James on the western coast of island, just southeast of the town of Holetown, in an up-scale area known as Sandy Lane Barbados.

The entire hotel underwent refurbishment in 2008, making it an even more opulent accommodation to vacation in Barbados and to play golf on the 3 Barbados golf courses they offer.

The Country Club Barbados golf course is best described as a Caribbean golfer's paradise.

Country Club Sandy Lane Golf Course Barbados was designed by the world-renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio and was opened in 2001.

 

The Old Nine Barbados Golf Course

"The Oldest Sandy Lane Golf Course"

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The Old Nine Barbados Golf Course on the western coast of the island has been providing hours of enjoyment for local and visiting golfers for over 40 years.

As part of the original Sandy Lane resort when it was opened in the early 1960s, it is described as an "intimate yet demanding" course.

Many golfers have also described the course as fun to play, especially as there are many of the island's native green monkeys scurrying about among the trees, making for an interesting and amusing round of Barbados golf.

Old Nine Sandy Lane Barbados Golf Course is partnered by two other great courses at the hotel, namely the Country Club Barbados Golf Course and the Green Monkey Barbados Golf Course, but the Old Nine has a special air about it.

It is unique from the other Sandy Lane golf courses as it winds its way through the original Sandy Lane Barbados estate that is now home to numerous luxury villas and homes.

Fast Facts - Barbados

Visa - Not required for US, EU or Commonwealth visitors.
Money - Barbados dollar (B$ or BBD); B$1 = US$0.50 = €0.32 = UK£0.25
Official name - Barbados
Departure tax - Departure Tax of BDS $55 (US $ 27.50) applies to all passengers over 2 years old leaving Barbados. Most airlines include this with the cost of the ticket, but passengers should always check to be sure.
Area - 432 sq km
Population - 282,000
Famous for - Beaches, rum, flying-fish sandwiches
Country code - 246
Capital - Bridgetown
People - Barbadian (formal), Bajan (slang)