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.
This golf course could be considered an established spot to tee off, having been founded in 1968. Commander John D. Harris is the designer of the course. The golf course has been given a course rating of 70.7, and its 18 holes have a total distance of 6498 yards. Also note that there's a pro, Carlton Faustin, available at the course who can help novices work on their swing or give advanced lessons for well-versed 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.
Take a minute to read the table just below to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
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.
Mt. Irvine Golf Course is in the same region as Scarborough, the closest urban area, so walking the city is a definite option.
The closest airport is, so guests landing and departing there should highly plan for a day of golfing here.
If you like the idea of having options there are at least two other courses worthy of mentioning within easily reached by taxi of Mt. Irvine Golf Course. They are Sugar Mill Course and Tobago Plantations Golf Course. The next nearest of these is Tobago Plantations Golf Course. It is found only a short distance away so it won't be hard to plan on a quick trip for a few rounds of golf.
How many other people you encounter while playing a few rounds will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There is no shortage of hotel rooms close by, so there will also be a somewhat large number of fellow tourists and hotel guests golfing and exploring alongside you. You'll find 26 places to stay near this golf course. The ones located closest to Mt. Irvine Golf Course are listed in the table below.
|Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club||--||--||Hotel|
|Tobago Island Suites||--||--||Hotel|
|Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort||1.3||NNE||Resort|
|Grafton Beach Resort||1.4||NNE||Resort|
|Rex Resorts Turtle Beach||2.4||NE||Resort|
Mt. Irvine Golf Course is found on the western part of the island of Tobago, close to Black Rock; it is to the west of Scarborough.
Location: Shirvan Bucco Road, Tobago
Primary Phone: (868) 639-8872
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