TPC Dorado Beach

500 Plantation Drive (off Hwy 693),

Dorado, PR 00646

  • Office

    +1 (787) 626 1001
  • Pro shop

    +1 (787) 626 1010
  • Fax

    +1 (787) 278 1993

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Sugarcane and Pineapple courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1971). Pineapple course closed in 2017.

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the EAST course. Also at TPC Dorado Beach is the 18-hole SUGARCANE course (par-72; 7119 yards from back tees; rating 75.4).

Previously, the resort also included the following two courses (both now closed): WEST course (par-72; 6975 yds from back tees; rating 74.5) and the PINEAPPLE course (par-72; 7030 yds; rating 74.3).






How to get there:

30 km W of San Juan

TPC Dorado Beach (Sugarcane course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1971

TPC Dorado Beach (Sugarcane course): now the sole companion to TPC Dorado Beach's highly acclaimed East course, the Sugarcane is a well-rated and always popular layout. This tree-lined and open parkland course should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course.

Originally known simply as Dorado Beach, in its pomp this Stay&Play resort boasted four championship golf courses. Robert Trent Jones Snr laid out the highly-acclaimed East course and its companion West course in 1958. A little over ten years later the resort expanded across the road with the introduction of the Plantation Club and two more championship courses - the Pineapple and Sugarcane layouts.

Following the very destructive Hurricane Maria that swept through Puerto Rico in 2017, the East and Sugarcane courses were repaired and brought back into play. TPC Dorado Beach's West and Pineapple courses remain closed (as at 2020).

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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Mondays.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season: US$160. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Walking permitted at certain times.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Dorado Beach Resort has a long and distinguished past. Originally built as a luxury resort in the 1950s by the Rockefeller family and known as The Rocks, the resort subsequently was owned and operated by Hyatt Hotels. More recently it has become a Ritz-Carlton Reserve property, with luxury beach front accommodations, top-level dining and a Spa Botánico.


  • Dorado Beach, Ritz-Carlton Reserve5-star

    100 Dorado Beach Drive (off Hwy 693), Dorado, Puerto Rico 00646.

    +1 (787) 626 1100

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    Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve resort, has a long and distinguished past. Originally owned by the Rockefeller family, it was usually referred to as "The Rocks". This 5-star luxury resort offers oceanside accommodation with the personal attention of an Embajador, outdoor living space, an open-air shower and artwork capturing the colours of nature. The resort also offers top-level dining options, a Spa Botánico and two championship golf courses, including the famed East course.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      TPC Dorado Beach (East and Sugarcane courses).

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Dorado del Mar

    • Golf within 20 miles:


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