Sandals Golf and Country Club

This is one of the most beautiful and well-kept golf courses in Jamaica. The course was bought by Sandals in 1992, and they have made some positive changes to the course, replacing the greens with Bermuda grass, and resurfacing the fairways as well, and in the process turning it into a very fine course. It's set in a beautiful location, and while the layout doesn't look all that dangerous, you might find yourself second-guessing your club selection quite a bit.

Course Description

The golf course has earned a course rating of 70.9, and its 18 holes measure out a total of 6311 yards.

Golfers will enjoy sweeping views of both the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and Jamaica's mountainous interior. The fairways are lined by mature trees, and the course is surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation. The presence of a few lakes might be a factor on a couple of holes, and they also serve to attract some of the area's interesting wildlife. The fairways are narrow and provide a view of both the sea and the mountains. Other facilities include a golf shop, club storage facilities, changing facilities, a driving range, a pro shop, a jerk shop, a restaurant, and a clubhouse.

At a Glance

Look through the table below for a few key facts concerning this course.

Sandals Golf and Country Club Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 71 6311 70.9 128 -- --

Policies and Fees

There are no greens fees for golfers staying at any of the Sandals resorts on the island, though you will have to pay for a caddy. Caddy prices range from $20-30 per bag for 18 holes, and $15-20 for 9 holes. You can also rent clubs, shoes, and a cart, though having a cart is not mandatory.

What's Nearby

Sandals Golf and Country Club is in the same region as Ocho Rios, the most close by urban area, so walking the city is a definite option.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. Typically, you can expect to see a fair amount of visitors from nearby hotels. There are a substantial number of hotels near this golf course. Several of the closest ones have been listed in the table below.

Places to Stay Near Sandals Golf and Country Club
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Executive Shaw Park Guest House -- -- Hotel
The Blue House 2.1 N B & B
Crystal Ripple Beach Lodge 2.2 N Lodge
Shaw Park Beach Hotel All Inclusive 2.2 NNW Hotel
Jamaica Inn 2.2 NNW Hotel
Royal Plantation 2.3 NW Resort
Sandals Royal Plantation 2.3 NW Resort

Location

Sandals Golf and Country Club is situated in the vicinity of Ocho Rios, in Jamaica; it's to the southeast of Ocho Rios.

Location: the vicinity of Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (876) 975-0119

Website: http://www.sandals.com/golf/golf-jamaica.cfm

Email: lmcnab@grp.sandals.com

 

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