The course is covered in a delightful assortment of tropical trees, which can also prove to be formidable obstacles. Expansive bunkering makes the greens seem minuscule, and a pair of water hazards are situated dangerously. The course is best suited to intermediate and experienced golfers. However, the mood is relaxed, and you feel like you have to rush through your round.
This golf course has made itself a well-established location to play some holes, since it was founded in 1962. The greens, difficulty of the holes, and bunkers all came from the imagination of Dick Wilson, the lead architect of this golf course. They have 18 holes here, and they stretch out a total distance of 6824 yards.
Precision, rather than brute force, is required to turn in a quality round at Lucayan. If the fairways aren't winding about, they are intimidatingly narrow, and they are all well-lined with thick, fearsome rough. If accuracy is not your strong suit, you might end up having a long round. The course is near the ocean, and is in a high-class residential neighborhood.
Glance through the table just below if you want some quick facts.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
Lucayan Golf Course accepts major credit cards.
Novices or even seasoned golfers that are working on their swing could use the driving range found here.
The closest city you'll find to Lucayan Golf Course is. This city is a mile and a half out from the course. Since it is so close by, it won't take very long to make a trip with a bit of urban exploration.
If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are other golf courses near this one. Notable courses in the area are Fortune Hills Golf Course & Country Club, The Reef Club Golf Course, and Bahamas Princess Emerald Course. All of them are within three and a half miles and the nearest of the three, The Reef Club Golf Course, is only a short distance away from the main golf course, so it won't be a bother to plan going over for some rounds on the links.
The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. There is no lack of accommodations close by, so you can expect to encounter a somewhat large number of other active travelers having a good time golfing and exploring alongside you. There are a decent number of hotels located near this golf course, the nearest of which are listed in the following table.
|Bell Channel Inn||0.3||S||Motel|
|Pelican Bay Resort At Lucaya||0.5||SSE||Hotel|
|Taino Beach Resort||0.6||SE||Resort|
|Flamingo Bay Yacht Club & Marina Hotel||0.7||SE||Resort|
|Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach||0.7||S||Resort|
Located 3.3 mi. east of downtown Freeport, Lucayan Golf Course is on the premises of Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach, and offers a fun chance to golf. Whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider stopping by to experience some of their offerings.
Address: Sea Horse Lane, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Primary Phone: (242) 373-2003
FAX: (242) 373-1993
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