Most of the great golf courses of the world over are set on or amid the most spectacular scenery imaginable. The top 10 golf courses and resorts in Jamaica are no exception. Wherever we might choose to visit, be it the deserts of Arizona to the mountaintops of Colorado, from the tropical rainforests of South America to the Caribbean Islands, the scenery, atmosphere, and ambiance are always very special, and nowhere more so than in Jamaica.
Setting golf aside for just a minute, Jamaica is perhaps the ultimate vacation destination for individuals, couples groups and, of course, families. Most of Jamaica's resorts are all-inclusive, which means meals, accommodations and basic amenities are included in the rate. In Jamaica, just about every kind of recreational activity is yours for the undertaking: from bird watching to hiking, deep-sea fishing to horseback riding, sailing to scuba diving, shopping to exploring the island's incredible historic sites, the list of things you can do is almost endless.
Golf Courses and Resorts
So, how about those golf courses and resorts? Well, the resorts are, of course, world-class; many of the golf courses were designed by some of the greatest names in the business: Palmer, Nicklaus, Dye, Robert Trent Jones, Von Haage, each is unique in its own right.
- The Hilton Rose Hall Golf Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Half Moon Golf Club, Jamaica
- Cinnamon Hill Golf Club
- Sandals Golf & Country Club, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
- The White Witch Golf Course, Rose Hall, Jamaica
- The Tryall Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Grand Lido Braco Golf Club
- Constant Spring Golf Club
- Ironshore Golf and Country Club
- Negril Hills Golf Club
Green fees range from around US$30 to $200, depending on the course, resort, the time of year, and so on. At most resort courses, the fees are part of the all-inclusive rate. If you are playing on a resort course and not lodging at the resort, there may be an additional visitor fee.
How to Get There
Fly into Montego Bay: Sangster International Airport (MBJ) is the leading tourism gateway to the island of Jamaica.
And there are a great many more opportunities for great golf all over the world. Favorite locations include Scotland, Florida, the American Southwest, Bermuda, the Bahamas, all over the Caribbean and Mexico and many more.