The availability of three different gold courses at Sandy Lane allows golfers of a variety of skill levels and handicaps to enjoy a good round of golf here. The Old Nine was developed in 1961 and is a picturesque, winding course that will offer both unique challenges for golfers and will also give visitors sweeping views of the shimmering waters of the Caribbean below, particularly from the higher elevation holes.
This course has become a well-established location to play a few rounds, since it was founded in 1961. Tom Fazio is the designer of this course. There are 9 holes here, which measure a total of 3216 yards.
The course features some magnificent old trees and occasional thick patches of foliage which you'll need to avoid getting your ball stuck in. With its location so close to the water, wind can sometimes be an issue, but the western coast is the calmer side, and you might very well have only a gentle breeze. The greatest thing about the course is its intimate and timeless feel, which has made it a favorite among regulars and old-timers.
Check out the following table to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
It'll cost you $100 to play a round here, whether on a weekend or a weekday.
Make the most of your golf trip by choosing to eat a meal and indulge in a frosty beverage at the course restaurant and bar. If putting isn't your strong suit, arrive a bit before your scheduled tee time to take advantage of a little practice. The great thing is that this course does offer a practice putting green for guests to use. Learning beginners or even people who have been playing for years who are practicing their swing can take advantage of the driving range found here.
The closest major area you'll find to Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course is Holetown.
If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other golf courses very close. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, Royal Westmoreland, and Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course. All of them are within two and a half miles and the nearest of the group, Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, is only a short trip off from the main course, so it won't be hard to plan on stopping by for a few rounds of golf.
The activeness of the golf course——bustling and full, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are sufficient numbers of lodgings in the area, which means you can expect to encounter a somewhat large number of other active travelers playing some holes and kicking back alongside you. Those who'd like to stay in a hotel near this course shouldn't have much difficulty booking a room. In the following table, we've listed the hotels which are nearest to Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course.
|Sandy Lane Hotel||0.1||E||Hotel|
|Treasure Beach Hotel||0.6||S||Hotel|
|Tamarind Cove Hotel||0.7||S||Hotel|
Located in the vicinity of Holetown, Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course is found within Sandy Lane Hotel, and offers a great opportunity for golfing. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you are free to drop by to check it out. It's south of Holetown.
Address: Sandy Lane, The vicinity of Holetown, Barbados
Primary Phone: (246) 444-2000
FAX: (246) 444-2222
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