Playa Grande Golf Course

The course is completely secluded save a few residences and the golf resort. By far, the most unforgettable aspect here is its location atop the breathtaking cliffs of the northern coast. The course is laid out all along the coast, and ocean vistas seem to stretch on forever. In the opposite direction are the hills and mountains of the island's interior. Fortunately, the course doesn't waste it's unbelievable location by offering sub-par golf. The course is challenging, and stiff winds can be problematic. Nevertheless, golfers of a variety of still levels should be able to manage.

Course Description

This course has made itself an established place to play a few rounds, founded in 1997. Robert Trent Jones Sr designed Playa Grande Golf Course. The golf course has a course rating of 72.3, and its 18 holes measure a total length of 6295 yards.

The Playa Grande course is one of the more stunning courses imaginable. It is located in the lush, tropical surroundings of the Dominican Republic's northern coast. The course begins on the beach, and makes its way alongside the 60 foot cliffs overlooking the ocean. Palm trees and an abundance of other native vegetation surround the course.

At a Glance

Take a moment to read this table for summary information.

Playa Grande Golf Course Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6295 72.3 136 Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

Play 9 holes for $65 and 18 for $95. Taxes are not included in the price, and caddie fees will also need to be paid ($12 for 9 holes, $20 for 18). The price does include a cart, and cheaper package rates are available for those who want to do a lot of golfing. Special twilight rates are also available.

Caddies are mandatory, whether you are taking a cart or walking the course.

Amenities

If you need some more time to work on your putting, arrive a little before your scheduled tee time to take advantage of some practice time. Luckily, the golf course does house a putting green for guests to use to their advantage. First-timers or people who have been playing for years who are fine tuning their swing should spend some time at the driving range that is found here.

What's Nearby

The closest metropolitan area to Playa Grande Golf Course is San Francisco de Macoris.

The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. The golf course is not adjacent to any large hotels, but it can attract guests staying at smaller hotels in the area. The subsequent diagram will show you the moderate selection of hotels available near the clubhouse.

Places to Stay Near Playa Grande Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Amanera 0.7 E Resort
Caliente Caribe Resort & Spa 3.7 E Resort
Hotel Bahia Blanca 3.7 SW Hotel
Hotel La Catalina 7.1 ESE Hotel
Uncle Mark Suites 7.9 E Guest house
Bahía Príncipe San Juan 7.9 WSW Resort

Location

Playa Grande Golf Course is located 3.7 miles northeast of Rio San Juan, a town in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it is 30 and a half miles (49 kilometers) to the northeast of San Francisco de Macoris.

Location: Km 9 Carretera Rio San Juan-Cabrera, the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Hispaniola

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (809) 582-0860

FAX: (809) 582-9884

Website: http://www.playagrande.com/

Email: golf@playagrande.com

 

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