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).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Barbados - Bridgetown
Kirby, Ron

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Barbados - Bridgetown

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Original layout was redesigned by Ron Kirby and the course reopened in 2000.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Barbados - Bridgetown
Fazio, Tom

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Visitors welcome

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Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Tom Fazio (2002).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Barbados - Bridgetown
Potts & Cole

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Barbados - Bridgetown

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Original design by Jeff Potts & Chris Cole for the Landmark Co. (2010). Significant redesign by Ron Kirby (2022).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Barbados - Bridgetown
Jones II, Robert Trent

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Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Robert Trent Jones II (lead designer Kyle Phillips).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Barbados - Bridgetown
Fazio, Tom

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Barbados - Bridgetown

Designer

Tom Fazio (2005).

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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