Best golf courses: Barbados

Barbados is a golfers paradise with some stunning golf courses. This charming island of rich culture, tropical beauty and sunny weather all year round makes Barbados an ideal location for golf. In 2006 Barbados hosted the World Golf Championships World Cup. A four-day tournament held at the Sandy Lane Country Club course on the west coast of the island. Sandy Lane is well known for Tom Fazio's creations: The Country Club and the world-renowned Green Monkey. The Royal Westmoreland course has been host of the Barbados Open for several years (2000-2009).

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Barbados - Bridgetown
Potts & Cole

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Private club

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

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Jeff Potts & Chris Cole for the Landmark Co.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Barbados - Bridgetown
Kirby, Ron

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

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Original layout was redesigned by Ron Kirby and the course reopened in 2000.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Barbados - Bridgetown
Jones Jr, Robert Trent

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Restricted

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Barbados - Bridgetown

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Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Barbados - Bridgetown
Fazio, Tom

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Although Sandy Lane dates back to 1961, the Tom Fazio designed Country Club course dates from the early 2000s.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Rsrt guests only
Barbados - Bridgetown
Fazio, Tom

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Tom Fazio

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