The fairways are long, straight, and gently rolling. Grassy mound and sand trap defend the large, flat greens. The course has played host to a number of international tournaments, but the atmosphere is comfortable and vibe relaxed. The course lends itself well to the abilities of a wide range of golfers. Beginners and intermediate golfers will find it manageable, and seasoned veterans will also find plenty of reasons to enjoy the course.
The course is open the whole year-round.
The pro shop opens at 7am every morning, and the course restaurant at 8am.This golf course has made itself an established location to play some holes, having been founded in 1960. John Harris designed the course. It has been given a course rating of 72.5, and its 18 holes stretch out 6487 yards. Also be aware that there is a pro, Seymour A. Rose, on hand ready to help beginners work on their skills or provide more advanced pointers for accomplished players.
The course is just across the A1 from Runaway Bay and Runaway Bay Beach. The land is very level up on the northern coast, but golfers will be able to admire views of both the ocean and the mountainous Jamaican interior. Tropical plant species surround the course and line its fairways.
Check out the table below to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
For guests of the Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort, greens fees are complimentary. Carts can be rented for $25, and caddie help purchased for between $11 and $20 (depending on the number of holes you're playing and whether you are walking or taking a cart). Rental clubs are $22 per round, and shoes are $11.
Runaway Bay Golf Course is in the same region as Runaway Bay, the most close by large city, so a trip into the city is a definite option. The city is three quarters of a mile off from the golf course. Since it's so close, it won't take a long time to head that way for a bit of exploration in the city.
The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full area hotel rooms are. There are ample numbers of hotel rooms nearby, which means there will also be a fair number of other visiting guests enjoying themselves alongside you. The following table will show you the fair number of places to stay located close to the golf course.
|Runaway Bay H.E.A.R.T. Hotel||0.3||S||Resort|
|Jewel Runaway Bay Resort||0.3||NW||Resort|
|The Cardiff Hotel and Spa||0.3||S||Resort|
|Runaway Bay Heart Hotel||0.4||ESE||Hotel|
|Tamarind Tree Resort Hotel||0.6||ESE||Resort|
|Sunflower Beach Resort||0.6||WNW||Cottages|
Runaway Bay Golf Course, situated within Jewel Runaway Bay Resort, is located along the eastern outskirts of Runaway Bay.
Location: Main Street, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Primary Phone: (800) 758-2252
Secondary Phone: (876) 973-6099
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