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.
Founded in 1968, this golf course on Trinidad and Tobago has become a classic spot for a round of golf. The course layout, difficulty of the holes, and feared sand traps reflect the design of Commander John D. Harris, the lead architect of the course. The golf course has earned a course rating of 70.7, and its 18 holes measure a total length of 6498 yards. Also note that they've got a golf professional, Carlton Faustin, at the grounds, so think about golfing here if you're not an experienced golfer.
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.
Glance through the following table for a few quick facts.
|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 you can explore the city after your visit to the course.
The nearest airport is, so visitors flying in there might want to plan for a day of golfing here.
If having other golf courses around interests you, there are at least two other golf courses that should be noted within easily reached by taxi of Mt. Irvine Golf Course. They are Tobago Plantations Golf Course and Tobago Plantations Golf Course. The most proximate of your choices is Tobago Plantations Golf Course. It's located only a quick interval off so you can plan heading over for a few rounds of golf.
The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the area's hotels are. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest hotels. Those hoping to stay in a hotel near this course have many good options to consider. In the table below, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.
|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|
Positioned on the island of Tobago, in the vicinity of Black Rock, Mt. Irvine Golf Course can provide a fun golfing experience. Regardless of whether or not you're rooming in the vicinity, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights. In case you're wondering, Scarborough is to the east.
Address: Shirvan Bucco Road, Tobago, Tobago
Primary Phone: (868) 639-8872
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