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).

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Barbados - Bridgetown
Potts & Cole

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Private club

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

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

Designer

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

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Restricted

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Robert Trent Jones II (lead designer Kyle Phillips).

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

Tom Fazio (2002).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Rsrt guests only
Barbados - Bridgetown
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Tom Fazio (2005).

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