2012 Golfweek’s Best Courses of the Caribbean & Mexico

No. 7th hole at Querencia in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.


 

1. Cap Cana (Punta Espada)

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.81


2. Querencia

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2000

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.71


3. Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1970

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.51


4. Mid Ocean Club

Tucker’s Town, Bermuda, 1923

Charles Blair Macdonald

Avg. rating: 7.42


5. Royal Westmoreland

St. James, Barbados, 1994

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 7.40


6. Cabo del Sol (Ocean)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1994

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.31


7. Vista Vallarata Golf Club (Nicklaus)

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.20


8. Playa Grande

Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic, 1996

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 7.00


9. Corales Golf Club

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 2010

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.81


10. Trump International Golf Club (International)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2005

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.80


11. Sandy Lane (Green Monkey)

St. James, Barbados, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.80


12. Apes Hill Club

St. James, Barbados, 2009

Chris Cole, Jeff Potts

Avg. rating: 6.67


13. Dunes Course at Diamante

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2009

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 6.66


14. Four Seasons Golf Club Punta Mita (Pacifico)

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.66


15. El Dorado Golf & Beach Club

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.65


16. Iberostar Playa Paraiso

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2005

P.B. Dye

Avg. rating: 6.63


17. Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Abaco, Bahamas, 2006

Donald Steel

Avg. rating: 6.63


18. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita (Bahia)

Punta Mita, Mexico, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.60


19. Vista Vallarta (Weiskopf)

Vista Vallarta, Mexico, 2001

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.58


20. Mayakoba (El Camaleon)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.57


21. Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2004

Arnold Palmer

Avg. rating: 6.50


22. Port Royal

Southampton, Bermuda, 1970

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 6.48


23. Casa de Campo (Dye Fore)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 2003

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.46


24. Reserva Conchal

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 1996

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.43


25. Ritz-Carlton Resort (White Witch)

St. James, Jamaica, 2000

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 6.39


26. Trump International Golf Club at Raffles Resort

Canouan Island, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, 2002

Jim Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.39


27. Sandy Lane (The Country Club)

St. James, Barbados, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.38


28. Puerto Los Cabos (Norman/Nicklaus)

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.37


29. CuisinArt Golf Club

Anguilla, British West Indies, 2006

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.25


30. Blue Shark

West Providence Island, Bahamas, 2008

Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.17


31. Trump International GC Puerto Rico (Championship)

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2007

Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.10


32. Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort (Lucayan)

Freeport, Bahamas, 1962

Dick Wilson

Avg. rating: 6.10


33. Cabo del Sol (Desert)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1998

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.08


34. Tryall Golf & Beach Club

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1958

Ralph Plummer

Avg. rating: 6.06


35. Santa Barbara Plantation (Old Quarry)

Nieuwpoort, Curacao, 2010

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.06


36. Tucker’s Point

Harrington Sound, Bermuda, 2002

Charles Banks, Roger Rulewich

Avg. rating: 6.04


37. Moon Palace (Lakes & Jungle)

Maya Riviera, Mexico, 2002

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.00


38. Casa de Campo (La Romana)

La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1985

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 6.00


39. Palmas del Mar (Flamboyan)

Humacao, Puerto Rico, 1998

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.00


40. One & Only Palmilla (Mountain & Arroyo)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 1993

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.97


41. Rose Hall Resort & Spa (Cinnamon Hill)

Montego Bay, 2001

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 5.95


42. Royal Isabela

Isabela, Puerto Rico, 2011

David Pfaff

Avg. rating: 5.90


43. Ocean Club

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2000

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 5.89


44. Playacar Spa & Golf Club

Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 1994

Robert von Hagge

Avg. rating: 5.86


45. Tierra del Sol

Oranjestad, Aruba, 1995

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 5.70


46. Club Campestre

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 5.68


47. Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 2007

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 5.65


48. Dorado Beach (West)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1966

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.64


49. Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort (Reef)

Freeport, Bahamas, 2000

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 5.63


50. Dorado Beach (Sugarcane)

Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, 1971

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 5.63

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