Mt. Irvine Golf Course

The course at Mt. Irving is situated in what use to be an old coconut plantation, and is still spotted by many large coconuts palms. This championship course is up on the coast of Tobago, and golfers will be looking onto the waters of the Caribbean from every hole.

Course Description

This course has made itself a well-established place to play a few rounds, having been built in 1968. Commander John D. Harris is the designer of the course. It has earned a course rating of 70.7, and its 18 holes measure out to a total of 6498 yards. Also note that they've got a golf professional, Carlton Faustin, available at the course who can help newbies perfect their skills or provide more advanced tips for seasoned players.

The course makes use of the region's hilly terrain, and the undulating greens can prove quite difficult at times. The fairways are narrow, winding, and lined by coconut palms. The greens are moderately bunkered, and water hazards come into play on four holes.

At a Glance

Be sure to look at the following table for a brief summary of this course.

Mt. Irvine Golf Course Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6498 70.7 121 -- --

Policies and Fees

Greens fees are $48 for 18 holes. Club rentals are $25, golf cart rentals $36, and caddie fees are $18. You can also choose to play just 9 holes.

What's Nearby

Mt. Irvine Golf Course is in the same region as Scarborough, the most close by notable area, so a trip into the city is a definite option.

The closest airport, A. N. R. Robinson International Airport is typically utilized by the same type of vacationers as those that go golfing at Mt. Irvine Golf Course.

If other golf properties may interest you, there are at least two other courses that should be noted within easily reached by taxi of Mt. Irvine Golf Course. Their names are Sugar Mill Course and Tobago Plantations Golf Course. The next nearest of these choices is Tobago Plantations Golf Course. It's found only a small trip off so you can plan stopping by for some rounds on the links.

The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. At this course, you can expect to share the course with more than a few visitors from nearby hotels. Those who hope to stay in a hotel near this course have multiple options. In the following table, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.

Places to Stay Near Mt. Irvine Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club -- -- Hotel
Tobago Island Suites -- -- Hotel
Old Grange Inn 0.4 SW Hotel
Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort 1.3 NNE Resort
Grafton Beach Resort 1.4 NNE Resort
Mirage Tobago 1.9 NNE Hotel
Rex Resorts Turtle Beach 2.4 NE Resort

Location

Mt. Irvine Golf Course is found on the western part of the island of Tobago, in the vicinity of Black Rock; it is to the west of Scarborough.

Location: Shirvan Bucco Road, Tobago

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (868) 639-8872

Website: http://mtirvine.com/golf/golf.asp

 

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