Barbados Golf Club

The Barbados Golf Club was the very first championship golf course on the island open to the public. The course features a pair of lakes and a number of coral bunkers which add not only a challenging aspect to the play of the course, but also to its unique personality.

Course Description

This golf course could be considered an established spot to play a few rounds, having been built in 2000. The course layout, difficulty of the holes, and feared sand traps were created by Ron Kirby, the lead architect of the course. The golf course has earned a course rating of 68.9, and its 18 holes measure a total of 5810 yards.

The course is on the southern tip of Barbados, up the road a little ways from Miami Beach, and just 5 miles from Oistins. The Golf Club has grown up in the quiet residential area that surrounds it, and despite its relative youth, still boasts some magnificent old trees that are scattered throughout, which give it a very mature feel. Though it's not on the beach, its lush, tropical setting will make you well aware of your Caribbean location.

At a Glance

Glance through this table for a brief summary of this course.

Barbados Golf Club Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 5810 68.9 119 Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

Barbados Golf Club accepts American Express, Master Card, and Visa.

Amenities

If you need a little extra help with putting, plan to arrive a slight bit before your scheduled tee time to get in some practice time. Luckily, this course does house a practice putting green for patrons to use to their advantage. Newbies or professionals who are working on their swing could make use of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

Barbados Golf Club is near St. Lawrence Gap, the closest metropolitan area, so you can explore the city before or after a few holes.

Only two and a half miles away off from the golf course, the nearest airport, Grantley Adams International Airport, is consistently used by the same type of vacationers as people who golf at Barbados Golf Club.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are other golf courses to choose from near this one. Notable courses in the area include Rockley Golf Course, Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, and Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course. Each is within nine and a half miles and the nearest of the three Rockley Golf Course, is a convenient distance from this course.

The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely ——it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. At this course, you can expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest hotels. If you're looking to stay in the area, there are 81 accommodations near this course. You can see the nearest ones to Barbados Golf Club in the following table.

Places to Stay Near Barbados Golf Club
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Best E. Villas Providence 0.3 E Villa complex
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 1.2 SW Hotel
Valersk Vacation Apartments 1.4 S Villa complex
Shonlan Airport Hotel 1.7 ENE Hotel
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 1.8 W Hotel
Seawinds Luxury Condominiums 1.8 SSE Villa complex
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 1.8 SE Hotel

Location

Barbados Golf Club is located on the western edge of Gibbons, a village in the vicinity of Atlantic Shores; it is to the east of St. Lawrence Gap.

Location: Holders Hill, Barbados

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (246) 428-8463

FAX: (246) 420-8205

Website: http://www.barbadosgolfclub.com

Email: teetime@barbadosgolfclub.com

 

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