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.
This course has become a classic location to tee off, since it was founded in 1995. Robert Trent Jones Jr. is the designer of Royal Westmoreland. It has been given a course rating of 69.2, and its 18 holes stretch out a distance of 6174 yards. Also be aware that they've got a golf professional, Ian Cox, on the premises ready to help novices work on their skills or give advanced instruction 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.
View the table below to learn a few quick facts.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
Royal Westmoreland is near Holetown, the nearest major area, so walking the city is a definite option.
If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are three other golfing options near this one. Notable courses in the area are Apes Hill Club, Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course, and Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course. All of them are within two and a half miles and the nearest one of the bunch, Apes Hill Club, is only a short interval off from the main golf course, so you can make going over for some rounds on the links.
The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. You'll find plenty of accommodations nearby, so you will likely be sharing the experience with a rather high numbers of additional vacationers golfing and exploring alongside you. If you're thinking it would be nice to stay in this neighborhood, you have some good options to consider. Which hotels are closest to the sand pits at Royal Westmoreland? The table below lists nearby options.
|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|
Located in the vicinity of Holetown, Royal Westmoreland offers a fun chance to golf. Even if you aren't rooming very close, you are free to drop by to enjoy a great time. In case you're wondering, Holetown is to the south-southwest.
Location: the vicinity of Holetown, Barbados
Primary Phone: (246) 422-4653
Secondary Phone: (246) 422-3021
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