GET ON THE GREEN!
Barbados’ year-round sunny weather makes it an ideal location for many sporting activities- an excellent example being golf. Whether you are a professional, or just getting started, there are several golf courses that can match your skills. Barbados has been described as a premier golfing destination, and has held prestigious tournaments over the years, most notably the World Golf Championship World Cup in 2006; this event was held at the Sandy Lane Country Club. The Royal Westmoreland Golf Course is also a regular host to the PGA European Tour Seniors tournament. The combination of scenic views, warm weather, and challenging holes certainly makes Barbados a pleasurable golfing destination.
Below are some of the golf courses currently found on the island, ranging from public (Barbados Golf Club) to ultra-exclusive (Apes Hill Club)
Barbados Golf Club- This 6,805 yard 72 par golf course is a challenging and enjoyable experience for all skill levels.
Rockley Golf Club- Offers a 9-hole, 5,160 yard, par 70 golf course to test oneâs ability as a golfer.
Tel: (246) 435-7873
Royal Westmoreland- A members-only scenic golf club which features a 7,045 yard, par 72 course. Once dubbed best golf development, this course is famous for its many bunkers.
Tel: (246) 422-4653
- The Old Nine - a 3,345 yards, par 36 challenging course
- The Country Club Course- a challenging 72 par, 7,060-yard course
- Green Monkey Course- is an ultra-exclusive 72 par, 7,343-yard golf course
Tel: (246) 444-2000
Apes Hill Club- A Par 72, 18-hole golf course, also recently voted one of the best in the world. Access to the course is restricted to Apes Hill Club Golf Members, their invited guests and villa renters.