The Bahamas Best Golf Resorts and Courses

Easy to reach from anywhere in the U.S., the Bahamas has long been a mecca for golfers eager to extend their season year-round. Great courses can be found on all the major islands.

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Lyford Cay Club, Nassau

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Address
Water hazard holes 15 & 16, Nassau, The Bahamas

The exclusive Lyford Cay gated community on the west end of New Providence Island is built around the the Lyford Cay Club, a members-only institution with an 18-hole championship golf course ranked among the world's best -- if you can get an invitation to play.

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One&Only Ocean Club Golf Course, Paradise Island

One&Only Ocean Club Golf Course, Bahamas
Photo courtesy Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board

The luxury One&Only Ocean Club neighboring the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island boasts a Tom Weiskopf designed resort course that will appeal to weekend warriors and serious golf fanatics alike. The course was also the host for the annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational.

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Sandals Emerald Bay Resort, Exuma

Golf at Sandals Exuma Resort, Bahamas
Photo courtesy Sandals Resorts
Address
Queens Highway, Great Exuma, The Bahamas
Phone
+1 242-336-6800

Greg Norman designed this championship 18-hole course on the Bahamas out-island of Exuma. The oceanfront fairways run past sand dunes and tall seashore grasses to end on a final hole at the end of a spectacular peninsula. Named one of the best resort courses in the Caribbean by Travel & Leisure magazine.

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The Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Abaco Club golf course
Photo courtesy of the Abaco Club at Winding Bay
Address
The Bahamas
Phone
+1 242-367-0077

Tiny Abaco is home to a wonderful seaside, Scottish-style links course (minus the harsh wind and stony soil), a par-72, 7,138-yard masterpiece.

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Grand Lucayan Resort, Grand Bahama Island

Grand Lucayan Serpentine Pool
Photo courtesy Grand Lucayan resort
Address
1 Sea Horse Road Freeport, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas
Phone
+1 242-373-1333

The Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahamas Island features a pair of championship 18-hole golf courses, plus the Butch Harmon School of Golf. The resort also has a casino, kids' club, nightclub, multiple restaurants, and a nearby straw market. No wonder it was named one of the best resorts in the Caribbean for a family golf getaway by Travel & Leisure, as well as one of the best Caribbean golf resorts by readers of Caribbean Travel & Life magazine.

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