Golfweek’s Best: Caribbean & Mexico Courses, 2016

Golfweek’s Best: Caribbean & Mexico Courses, 2016

Golfweek's Best

Golfweek’s Best: Caribbean & Mexico Courses, 2016

Location, opened

Architect(s)

Avg. rating

1. (1) Cap Cana (Punta Espada)

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.77


2. (10) Sandy Lane (Green Monkey)

St. James, Barbados, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.75


3. (2) Dunes Course at Diamante

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2009

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 7.70


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

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1970

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.54


5. (5) Querencia

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2000

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.48


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

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.48


7. (7) Apes Hill Club

St. James, Barbados, 2009

Chris Cole, Jeff Potts

Avg. rating: 7.31


8. (3) Mid Ocean Club

Tuckerstown, Bermuda, 1923

Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor

Avg. rating: 7.26


9. (11) Royal Westmoreland

St. James, Barbados, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 7.24


10. (8) Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Abaco, Bahamas, 2006

Donald Steel

Avg. rating: 7.21


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

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.17


12. (9) Corales GC

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2010

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.05


13. (15) El Dorado Golf & Beach Club

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.03


14. (14) Cabo del Sol (Ocean)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.03


15. (NR) Quivira

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2015

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.96


16. (13) Vista Vallarta GC (Nicklaus)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.95


17. (NR) Santa Maria G&CC

Panama City, Panama, 2012

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.80


18. (18) Mayakoba (El Camaleon)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.61


19. (21) Albany

New Providence, Bahamas, 2010

Ernie Els

Avg. rating: 6.55


20. (17) Vista Vallarta GC (Weiskopf)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.55


21. (NR) Playa Grande GC

Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic, 1996

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.54


22. (16) Canouan Resort (Grenadines Estates)

Canouan Island, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, 2002

Jim Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.53


23. (NR) El Cardonal at Diamante

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2015

Tiger Woods

Avg. rating: 6.52


24. (19) Port Royal GC

Southampton, Bermuda, 1970

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 6.45


25. (23) Iberostar Playa Paraiso GC

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2002

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 6.43


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

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 2003

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.42


27. (32) CuisinArt Golf Club

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.38


28. (25) Palmas del Mar CC (Flamboyan)

Humacao, Puerto Rico, 1998

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.38


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

St. James, Jamaica, 2000

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 6.36


30. (20) Reserva Conchal GC

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 1996

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.26


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

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2004

Arnold Palmer

Avg. rating: 6.20


32. (31) Bahia Beach Resort & GC

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2007

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.20


33. (28) Cabo del Sol (Desert)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1998

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.17


34. (29) Trump International GC Puerto Rico (Championship)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2007

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.08


35. (30) Tryall Golf & Beach Club

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1958

Ralph Plummer

Avg. rating: 6.08


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

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.05


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

St. James, Barbados, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.02


38. (34) Casa de Campo (La Romana CC)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1985

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.00


39. (47) Dorado Beach GC (East)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1961

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.93


40. (43) Royal Isabela GC

Isabela, Puerto Rico, 2011

David Pfaff

Avg. rating: 5.93


41. (49) One & Only Ocean Club GC

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2000

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 5.90


42. (42) Cabo Real GC

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 5.86


43. (45) One & Only Palmilla GC (Mountain & Arroyo Nines)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1993

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.84


44. (40) Moon Palace GC (Lakes & Jungle)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2005

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.84


45. (39) Royal St. Kitts GC

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, 2004

Thomas McBroom

Avg. rating: 5.84


46. (37) Puntacana Resort (La Cana GC)

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2001

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 5.84


47. (24) Trump International GC Puerto Rico (International)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2008

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 5.83


48. (38) Lyford Cay Club

New Providence, Bahamas, 1958

Rees Jones, Dick Wilson

Avg. rating: 5.80


49. (48) Rose Hall Resort & CC (Cinnamon Hill)

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2001

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 5.77


50. (46) Club Campestre

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.77

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