Coco Beach Golf & Country Club (Championship course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Coco Beach Golf & Country Club (Championship course) Est. 2006

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Coco Beach Golf & Country Club: Located in the Rio Grande area, amongst Puerto Rico's largest concentration of golf courses, Coco Beach (formerly known as Trump International, Puerto Rico) boasts two top-quality layouts. Designed by renowned Tour professional Tom Kite, the 36-holes are split between the International course and the Championship course (on which the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open is hosted).

The quality and attention to detail in Kite's design is clear to see as you tee-off toward the spectacular forested ridge of the El Yunque National Park. Although lacking the significant elevation changes of the International course's front-nine, the Championship layout takes you on an expansive and absorbing journey into a variety of environments. The early holes skirt some of Coco Beach's residential development, with small lakes creating many watery threats should your driving be wayward. The par-4 10th through to the significantly water-protected par-4 13th take you clockwise around a small lake, briefly getting you alongside the ocean at the par-4 12th, which shares a double-green with the 17th hole of the International course.

The final loop from the par-4 14th to the 630 yard par-5 closing hole, is played alongside the access road to the resort hotels, with the ocean also in close attendance, but tucked away behind dense vegetation. From its carpet-like, rippling fairways to the expansive undulating greens and top-quality bunkering, this layout certainly lived up to the Trump image, although perhaps a little less scenically and naturally than its companion, the International course.

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Making Contact

Coco Beach Golf & Country Club
100 Clubhouse Drive, Coco Beach Resort,
Rio Grande,  PR 00745
Caribbean
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Office   +1 (787) 657 2000
Pro Shop   +1 (787) 657 2010
Fax

  +1 (787) 657 2003

Email  
Website   www.trumpgolfclubpuertorico.com
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Golf Pro
 
Alberto Rios (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Residential and briefly oceanside.
 
Designer: Tom Kite
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7526 6026 5345
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 78.0 70.1 71.9
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 International Course (6884 yds from back tees).
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How2Get There?

6 km NE of Rio Grande

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Dec thru' April): US$235, including golf cart. Reduced twilight rates (from 1pm). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory for resort guests and outside visitors.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Coco Beach's Championship course is the home of the US PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open [see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Trump Intl (Puerto Rico)].

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Location

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Latitude: (18.406573)
Longitude: (-65.798514)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Gran Melia Resort Puerto Rico 5-star
200 Coco Beach, Río Grande, Puerto Rico
+1 (787) 809 1770
www.gran-melia-puerto-rico.com

This Gran Melia resort, expansive in size, occupies a verdant and secluded swath of land in Coco Beach, along Puerto Rico's north-eastern coast. The 486 all-suites resort is scattered over 20, two-story bungalows, and features a world-renowned YHI Spa and two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Tom Kite.

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JW Marriott Resort (opens 2011) 
Coco Beach, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

www.marriott.com

This JW Marriott Resort hotel is scheduled to open in 2011.

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