Coco Beach Golf & Country Club (International course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Coco Beach Golf & Country Club (International course) Est. 2007

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Located in the Rio Grande area of Puerto Rico, amongst the island's largest concentration of golf courses, Coco Beach (formerly known as Trump International, Puerto Rico) boasts two top-quality layouts. Although the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open is contested on the Championship course, its companion, the International is arguably the more dramatic and scenic of the two. Both layouts set you off towards the spectacular forested ridge of the El Yunque National Park, but the ensuing holes then go their separate ways.

At the International's second hole, you climb to a wonderfully elevated tee-box and then play back down the hill to a small, water-defended green. Another dramatic downhill par-3 is played as the 8th hole. Between these two plunging par-3s, the layout's front-nine takes you on an immensely scenic and natural journey. The holes are often quite tight, significantly undulating and lined with dense coastal vegetation, although from many vantage points you will enjoy panoramic vistas over Coco Beach and onto the azure-blue Atlantic.

On the flatter back-nine, the long cart ride from the 10th to the 11th takes you into some tight, " tropical jungle" lined terrain, eventually connecting at the par-4 17th to an oceanside double green shared with the 12th hole of the Championship course. Apart from the more resort-style opening and closing holes of each-nine hole loop (which resonate with the Championship layout), the International provides a challenging and dramatic outing into the most natural areas of Coco Beach, Puerto Rico.

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Making Contact

Coco Beach Golf & Country Club
101 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. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Significantly undulating terrain (especially on front-nine) and several long green-to-tee distances.
 
Surroundings: Tropical maritime forest and briefly oceanside.
 
Designer: Tom Kite
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6884 5659 5014
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.1 68.4 70.5
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Championship Course (7526 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$210, 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.

Golf at this hotel Coco Beach (Championship and International courses)
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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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