The course has creatively and artistically made use of its natural abundance of water. A profusion of sand traps and a pleasant supply of trees and other vegetation also feature prominently. Pok-Ta-Pok is the oldest course in Cancun, and it remains the most prestigious. With tournament-quality golf, ancient archaeological treasures, and stunning panoramic views, it isn't difficult to see why.
This course has become an established spot to tee off, since it was founded in 1976. The lay of the land, hole placement, and bunkers were created by Robert Trent Jones, Jr, the lead architect of the course. The golf course features a course rating of 70.0, and its 18 holes measure out a total of 6473 yards.
The course at Pok-Ta-Pok borders both the Nichupte Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. It incorporates hundreds of miles of shoreline, and features one of the most unique natural hazards you'll ever encounter: the 1,000 year old Maya ruins of El Rey, made from luminous sandstone and teeming with iguanas.
Check this table for a few key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
For a round of golf the price is $175, though after 1:00pm the price drops to $125.
If you need a little extra help with putting, arrive a bit early to take advantage of a little practice time. Luckily, this course does house a putting green for patrons to practice on. Learning beginners or people who have been playing for years who are fine tuning their swing could make use of the driving range that is found here.
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is in the same area as Cancun, the closest major area, so a trip into the city is a definite option.
The nearest airport is, so visitors landing and departing there might want to plan for a day of golfing here.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are other choices near Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area are Puerto Cancun Golf Course, Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. All of them are within easily reached by taxi and the nearest one of the bunch Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is an accessible distance from this property.
The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full area hotel rooms are. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of hotel guests who are staying close by. If you're thinking it would be nice to stay close to this location, you shouldn't have much difficulty. Choose from among the many hotels listed below.
|Hotel Suites Laguna Verde||0.1||W||Hotel|
|Imperial Fiesta Club||--||--||Hotel|
|Sina Suites Cancun||0.2||SE||Hotel|
|Imperial Laguna Cancun||0.2||SE||Hotel|
|InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun||0.4||ENE||Resort|
|Hotel Villas Kin-ha||0.5||ENE||Hotel|
|Dreams Sands Cancun||--||--||Resort|
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it's to the east-southeast of Cancun.
Location: Kukulcan Boulevard atKm 7.5, Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico
Primary Phone: (998) 883-1230
Secondary Phone: (998) 883-1277
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