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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    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, Bahamas
    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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    Golf at Sandals Exuma Resort, Bahamas
    Golf at Sandals Exuma Resort, Bahamas. Photo courtesy Sandals Resorts

    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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    Abaco Club golf course
    Photo courtesy of the Abaco Club at Winding Bay

    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 Serpentine Pool
    Grand Lucayan Serpentine Pool. Photo courtesy Grand Lucayan resort

    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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