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Golfweek’s Best: Caribbean and Mexico, 2015

Location


Opened, Architect(s), Avg. rating


1. (1) Cap Cana (Punta Espada)

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.79


2. (2) Dunes Course at Diamante

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2009

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 7.74


3. (5) Mid Ocean Club

Tuckerstown, Bermuda, 1923

Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor

Avg. rating: 7.59


4. (4) Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1970

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.59


5. (3) Querencia

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2000

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.53


6. (6) Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita (Bahia)

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.48


7. (10) Apes Hill Club

St. James, Barbados, 2009

Chris Cole, Jeff Potts

Avg. rating: 7.31


8. (7) Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Abaco, Bahamas, 2006

Donald Steel

Avg. rating: 7.28


9. (16) Corales

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2010

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.26


10. (9) Sandy Lane (Green Monkey)

St. James, Barbardos, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.25


11. (12) Royal Westmoreland

St. James, Barbados, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 7.24


12. (11) Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita (Pacifico)

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.17


13. (8) Vista Vallarta Golf Club (Nicklaus)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.15


14. (13) Cabo del Sol (Ocean)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.07


15. (18) El Dorado Golf & Beach Club

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.98


16. (14) Canouan Resort (Grenadines Estates)

Canouan Island, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, 2002

Jim Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.85


17. (17) Vista Vallarta Golf Club (Weiskopf)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.71


18. (15) Mayakoba (El Camaleón)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.66


19. (19) Port Royal

Southampton, Bermuda, 1970

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 6.53


20. (20) Reserva Conchal

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 1996

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.53


21. (21) Albany

New Providence, Bahamas, 2010

Ernie Els

Avg. rating: 6.53


22. (22) Casa de Campo (Dye Fore)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 2003

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.44


23. (24) Iberostar Playa Paraiso

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2005

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 6.43


24. (23) Trump International Puerto Rico (International)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2008

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.40


25. (47) Palmas del Mar (Flamboyan)

Humacao, Puerto Rico, 1998

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.38


26. (27) Ritz-Carlton Resort (White Witch)

St. James, Jamaica, 2000

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 6.36


27. (25) Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2004

Arnold Palmer

Avg. rating: 6.20


28. (28) Cabo del Sol (Desert)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1998

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.17


29. (26) Trump International Puerto Rico (Championship)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2007

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.13


30. (31) Tryall Golf & Beach Club

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1958

Ralph Plummer

Avg. rating: 6.11


31. (37) Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2007

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.10


32. (34) CuisinArt Golf Club

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.08


33. (29) Puerto Los Cabos (Norman/Nicklaus)

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.05


34. (33) Casa de Campo (La Romana)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1985

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.03


35. (32) Sandy Lane (The Country Club)

St. James, Barbardos, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.01


36. (30) Santa Barbara Plantation (Old Quarry)

Nieuwpoort, Curacao, 2010

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 5.98


37. (NR) PuntaCana Resort (La Cana)

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2001

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 5.96


38. (38) Lyford Cay Club

New Providence, Bahamas, 1958

Dick Wilson, Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 5.90


39. (39) Royal St. Kitts Golf Club

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, 2004

Thomas McBroom

Avg. rating: 5.89


40. (36) Moon Palace (Lakes & Jungle)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2005

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.87


41. (42) Hacienda Pinilla Golf & Country Club

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2004

Mike Young

Avg. rating: 5.87


42. (40) Cabo Real

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 5.86


43. (44) Royal Isabela

Isabela, Puerto Rico, 2011

David Pfaff

Avg. rating: 5.85


44. (NR) The Plantation Club (Sugarcane)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1972

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.83


45. (35) One & Only Palmilla (Mountain & Arroyo)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1993

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.82


46. (46) Club Campestre

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.81


47. (50) Dorado Beach (East)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1961

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.80


48. (45) Rose Hall Resort & Spa (Cinnamon Hill)

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2001

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 5.79


49. (41) One & Only Ocean Club

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2000

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 5.78


50. (43) Rosewood Tucker’s Point

Castle Harbour, Bermuda, 2002

Charles Banks, Roger Rulewich

Avg. rating: 5.77

Location
Opened, Architect(s), Avg. rating

1. (1) Cap Cana (Punta Espada)

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.79

2. (2) Dunes Course at Diamante

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2009

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 7.74

3. (5) Mid Ocean Club

Tuckerstown, Bermuda, 1923

Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor

Avg. rating: 7.59

4. (4) Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1970

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.59

5. (3) Querencia

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2000

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.53

6. (6) Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita (Bahia)

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.48

7. (10) Apes Hill Club

St. James, Barbados, 2009

Chris Cole, Jeff Potts

Avg. rating: 7.31

8. (7) Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Abaco, Bahamas, 2006

Donald Steel

Avg. rating: 7.28

9. (16) Corales

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2010

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.26

10. (9) Sandy Lane (Green Monkey)

St. James, Barbardos, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.25

11. (12) Royal Westmoreland

St. James, Barbados, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 7.24

12. (11) Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita (Pacifico)

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.17

13. (8) Vista Vallarta Golf Club (Nicklaus)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.15

14. (13) Cabo del Sol (Ocean)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.07

15. (18) El Dorado Golf & Beach Club

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.98

16. (14) Canouan Resort (Grenadines Estates)

Canouan Island, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, 2002

Jim Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.85

17. (17) Vista Vallarta Golf Club (Weiskopf)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.71

18. (15) Mayakoba (El Camaleón)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.66

19. (19) Port Royal

Southampton, Bermuda, 1970

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 6.53

20. (20) Reserva Conchal

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 1996

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.53

21. (21) Albany

New Providence, Bahamas, 2010

Ernie Els

Avg. rating: 6.53

22. (22) Casa de Campo (Dye Fore)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 2003

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.44

23. (24) Iberostar Playa Paraiso

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2005

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 6.43

24. (23) Trump International Puerto Rico (International)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2008

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.40

25. (47) Palmas del Mar (Flamboyan)

Humacao, Puerto Rico, 1998

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.38

26. (27) Ritz-Carlton Resort (White Witch)

St. James, Jamaica, 2000

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 6.36

27. (25) Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2004

Arnold Palmer

Avg. rating: 6.20

28. (28) Cabo del Sol (Desert)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1998

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.17

29. (26) Trump International Puerto Rico (Championship)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2007

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.13

30. (31) Tryall Golf & Beach Club

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1958

Ralph Plummer

Avg. rating: 6.11

31. (37) Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2007

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.10

32. (34) CuisinArt Golf Club

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.08

33. (29) Puerto Los Cabos (Norman/Nicklaus)

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.05

34. (33) Casa de Campo (La Romana)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1985

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.03

35. (32) Sandy Lane (The Country Club)

St. James, Barbardos, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.01

36. (30) Santa Barbara Plantation (Old Quarry)

Nieuwpoort, Curacao, 2010

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 5.98

37. (NR) PuntaCana Resort (La Cana)

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2001

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 5.96

38. (38) Lyford Cay Club

New Providence, Bahamas, 1958

Dick Wilson, Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 5.90

39. (39) Royal St. Kitts Golf Club

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, 2004

Thomas McBroom

Avg. rating: 5.89

40. (36) Moon Palace (Lakes & Jungle)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2005

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.87

41. (42) Hacienda Pinilla Golf & Country Club

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2004

Mike Young

Avg. rating: 5.87

42. (40) Cabo Real

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 5.86

43. (44) Royal Isabela

Isabela, Puerto Rico, 2011

David Pfaff

Avg. rating: 5.85

44. (NR) The Plantation Club (Sugarcane)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1972

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.83

45. (35) One & Only Palmilla (Mountain & Arroyo)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1993

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.82

46. (46) Club Campestre

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.81

47. (50) Dorado Beach (East)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1961

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.80

48. (45) Rose Hall Resort & Spa (Cinnamon Hill)

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2001

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 5.79

49. (41) One & Only Ocean Club

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2000

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 5.78

50. (43) Rosewood Tucker’s Point

Castle Harbour, Bermuda, 2002

Charles Banks, Roger Rulewich

Avg. rating: 5.77

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