Best golf courses: Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic with its natural beauty, great beaches, fantastic weather and dozens of world-class designed golf courses by golf legends such as Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Tom Fazio and Pete Dye, has become one of the top golfing destinations in the Caribbean.  The dry season runs from December to April. In Bavaro and Punta Cana on the east coast, for example, the average temperature is at its lowest of 24C in January and February. Ideal for golf !

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Gordillo, Juan Manuel

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Original design by Juan Manuel Gordillo. Major renovation and upgrade by P.B. Dye (2009/10).
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - La Romana
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - La Romana

Designer

Pete Dye

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private course
Dominican Rep - La Romana
Dye, Pete

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Private course

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - La Romana

Designer

Pete Dye

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - La Romana
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - La Romana

Designer

Pete Dye

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - La Romana
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - La Romana

Designer

Pete Dye

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Sola, Alberto

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Alberto Sola
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Gancedo, Jose

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Jose (Pepe) Gancedo
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Juan Dolio
Player, Gary

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Juan Dolio

Designer

Gary Player
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Nicklaus Design

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Nicklaus Design
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Dye, P.B.

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Paul Burke "P.B." Dye
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - La Romana
Dye, P.B.

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - La Romana

Designer

P.B. Dye
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Santiago
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Santiago

Designer

Pete Dye
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Not yet open
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Nicklaus, Jack

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Not yet open

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

A Jack Nicklaus Signature Design

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Santo Domingo
Dye & Corrie

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Santo Domingo

Designer

Original design by Pete Dye (1989). Renovated by Jack Corrie (1999).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Juan Dolio
Ankrom, Charles

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Juan Dolio

Designer

Charles Ankrom
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Santiago
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Santiago

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Santiago
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Santiago

Designer

Original design by Robert Trent Jones Sr (another of several claiming to be his last design); renovated by his son Rees Jones (2015).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Price, Nick

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Nick Price
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
On application
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Fazio, Tom

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On application

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

Tom Fazio

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Dye, P.B.

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

P.B. Dye - Arrecife & Tortuga nines (2001); Hacienda-nine (2012).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Dominican Rep - Punta Cana
Nicklaus, Jack

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Punta Cana

Designer

A Jack Nicklaus Signature Design

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
(Closed in 2011)
Punta Cana
Faldo, Nick

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(Closed in 2011)

Nearest city

Punta Cana

Designer

Nick Faldo
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Dominican Rep - Santo Domingo
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Private club

Nearest city

Dominican Rep - Santo Domingo

Designer

Current design by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1947).

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