Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay

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This championship course is of tournament quality, and has already hosted PGA events. There are a few water holes, and sand traps are abundant, both around the greens and along the fairways. Wind can be problematic at times, which can make you second-guess some of your club selections. Complimentary transportation from the adjacent Hard Rock Hotel is available straight from your room to the clubhouse.

Course Description

Having opened in 2010, tourists playing this course can expect to enjoy newly built, modern facilities. Nicklaus Golf designed this course. It has been given a course rating of 71.1, and its 18 holes stretch out 6247 yards.

This newly-built course is on the picturesque eastern Dominican coast. A couple of holes kiss the shoreline of some lakes, and most of the others are surrounded by the thick mangrove forests. Beautiful views abound, and the area's native flora and fauna is on show along this immaculately manicured course. It has multiple tees that offer challenging yet accommodating golf options for all players, regardless of skill level or experience.

At a Glance

Be sure to look through the table just below for summary information concerning this course.

Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6247 71.1 122 Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

Walk-in - $240; Twilight - $150; Extra Rider - $35; Jr. Fee - $60; Replay - $35 Subject to availability; Golf Pro PGA - $60 (Must present PGA card); RCI Member - $240 (Less 50% off); RCI Member TW - $150 Less 50% off); Rental Clubs $50; Rental Shoes $ 15.

The course dress code for gentlemen (including boys) requires a collar shirt with sleeves (polo shirt or equivalent) is requested, along with formal bermuda shorts or trousers. Footwear options include golf shoes with soft spikes or tennis shoes (sneakers) -- with socks. Shoes rentals are available.

For ladies (including girls), the dress code is similar -- an appropriate shirt or bouse, formal bermuda shorts, capri pants, trousers or skirt. Golf shoes with soft spikes, sneakers or tennis shoes, with sock. ladies' shoes rentals are also available.

For everyone, including guests along for the ride, the remaining guidelines are pretty simple:

No T-shirts

No blue jeans

No beach shorts nor bathing suits

Amenities

If your highest skill isn't putting, get there a slight bit before you're scheduled to tee off to get in a little practice time. Luckily, this golf course does have a practice putting green for patrons to use to their advantage. Beginners or seasoned golfers that are taking the time to practice their swing could use the driving range that is available here.

What's Nearby

Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being Friusa. This city is three and a half miles away from Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. Because it is so close, it won't take too long to head that way for a little urban exploration.

The nearest airport is Punta Cana International Airport, so tourists landing and departing there should highly plan for a day of golfing here. The airport is only 13 and a half miles away away from this golf course.

If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other choices near this one. Well- known courses in the area include Cocotal Golf and Country Club, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of which are within five and a half miles and the closest one of the group, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is just a meager trip off from the main golf course, so it won't be troublesome to plan on going over for a few rounds of golf.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying nearby. Those who hope to stay near this golf course shouldn't have much difficulty booking a room. In the table below, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.

Places to Stay Near Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 0.6 N Resort
Riu Republica 0.7 NE Hotel
Barceló Punta Cana 0.8 NE Resort
Memories Splash 0.9 NE Resort
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 1.0 ENE Resort
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 1.0 ENE Hotel
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 1.1 E Resort

Location

Located in the northwestern portion of Punta Cana, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay is on the premises of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, and can provide a fun golfing experience. Whether or not you're rooming very close, you should feel free to stop by for some fun in the sun.

Location: Punta Cana, Hispaniola

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (866) 842-6521

Secondary Phone: (809) 412-5444

Website: http://www.hardrockhotelpuntacana.com/hard-rock-golf.htm

 

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