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.
Founded in 1995, this course in Barbados has long been welcoming visitors to its greens and fairways. The greens, hole placement, and surprise challenges were created by Robert Trent Jones Jr., the lead architect of Royal Westmoreland. The golf course features a course rating of 69.2, and its 18 holes have a total length of 6174 yards. Also note that they've got a golf pro, Ian Cox, available on-site, so think about golfing here if you want a little help perfecting your swing.
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.
Glance through this table to learn a few quick facts.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
Royal Westmoreland is near Holetown, the nearest notable area, so a trip into the city is a definite option.
If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other golf courses near this one. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area are Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, Apes Hill Club, and Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course. All of which are within two and a half miles and the closest of the bunch, Apes Hill Club, is just a small distance away from the main golf course, so it won't be hard to make heading over for a few rounds of golf.
The activeness of the golf course——bustling and full, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few hotel guests who are staying close by. If you're thinking it would be nice to stay near here, you can certainly find a room. Discover which hotels are closest to the golf course by studying the list below.
|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|
Royal Westmoreland is located in the vicinity of Holetown, in Barbados; it is to the north-northeast of Holetown.
Primary Phone: (246) 422-4653
Secondary Phone: (246) 422-3021
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