2012 Golfweek’s Best Courses of the Caribbean & Mexico

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