Royal Westmoreland

The golf course at Royal Westmoreland is members-only, and those who are lucky enough to play a round here will be rewarded with spectacular view of the Caribbean from every hole. There's a long list of celebrities who have played these holes, but it's not easy for most people to get a game at this exclusive course.

Course Description

This course has become an established place to tee off, since it was founded in 1995. The layout, holes, and surprise challenges are all part of the design by Robert Trent Jones Jr., the lead architect of this golf course. The golf course features a course rating of 69.2, and its 18 holes measure a total of 6174 yards. Also be aware that they've got a pro, Ian Cox, available on the premises who can help newbies practice their swing or offer more advanced help for accomplished golfers.

Lush groves of palm trees line the walkways and edges of the fairways, and there's a sparkling lake in the middle of the course, which might play a factor on a couple of holes. The golf club is located on the northern half of the the island, and is on the calmer western coast. Like almost all Caribbean courses, though, the winds must be accounted for at times. Numerous deep bunkers also factor into the difficulty of the course.

At a Glance

Take some time to look through this table for a few quick facts.

Royal Westmoreland Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6174 69.2 128 -- --

What's Nearby

The closest urban neighbor to Royal Westmoreland is Holetown.

If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are other golf courses to choose from nearby. Notable courses in the area include Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, Apes Hill Club, and Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course. Each is within two and a half miles and the closest of the bunch, Apes Hill Club, is just a short hike away from the main golf course, so it won't be trouble to plan going over for a few rounds of golf.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary ——it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. There may be lodging options in the area, meaning you will likely be sharing the experience with a rather high numbers of fellow active travelers having a good time golfing and exploring alongside you. Those who'd like to stay near this golf course shouldn't have much difficulty booking a room. In the following table, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.

Places to Stay Near Royal Westmoreland
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Cove Spring 0.9 W Hotel
The Lone Star Hotel 0.9 W Hotel
Fairmont Royal Pavilion 1.0 WSW Resort
Colony Club Hotel 1.3 SW Hotel
Coral Reef Club 1.4 SW Hotel
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel 1.4 SW Hotel
The Sandpiper 1.5 SSW Hotel

Location

Set in the vicinity of Holetown, Royal Westmoreland can offer a fun chance to golf. Whether or not you are rooming nearby, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. If you're wondering, Holetown is to the south-southwest.

Location: the vicinity of Holetown, Barbados

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (246) 422-4653

Secondary Phone: (246) 422-3021

Website: http://www.royalwestmoreland.com/golf/golf.html

 

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