Playing Golf in Barbados

Barbados is quite a flat island and experiences all-year-round sunshine, which gives the perfect conditions for playing golf in Barbados.

Playing golf in Barbados is a beautiful experience to share with family and friends, with seven available golf courses.

In 1968, the Barbados Golf Association was made up of amateurs to promote and administer playing golf in Barbados.

The primary purpose is to adopt, enforce, and interpret the rules for playing the game as laid down by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, Scotland, and the United States Golf Association.

You can reach them at +1 (246) 230-1945.

Playing Golf in Barbados

  • Apes Hill Golf Club
  • Barbados Golf Club
  • Rockley Golf and Country Club
  • Royal Westmoreland
  • Sandy Lane Golf and Country Club
  • Green Monkey Golf Course
  • Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course


In total, five golf courses are located on the west coast of Barbados.

Apes Hill Golf Club in Barbados is a World Class Golf and Polo Community with an emphasis on family lifestyle and nature. The championship golf course at Apes Hill Club officially opened on December 5th, 2009.

Royal Westmoreland is a condominium resort with apartments and villas within the complex. The 18-hole course is one of the most prestigious in Barbados. Exclusive to members, residents of the Royal Westmoreland resort, and selected hotel guests.

Located at the five-diamond Sandy Lane Resort, you will find three golf courses suitable for playing golf in Barbados.

First of all, there is the Old Nine Course, which winds its way around the Sandy Lane Estate since 1961.

The Sandy Lane Golf and Country Club is a unique 18-hole course that incorporates five lakes and is renowned as one of the most picturesque golf courses in the world.

Finally, there is the Green Monkey golf course designed by Tom Fazio, which is 18 holes and 7,343-yards. Professional golfers recommend this as a top must-play course around the world.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods decided on Sandy Lane as the venue for his wedding in 2004. The Sandy Lane courses played host to the World Golf Cup Championships in 2006 and have hosted the Barbados Open Golf Tournaments on a few occasions.

On the south coast, you will find the Barbados Golf Club in the parish of Christ Church. This 18-hole golf course is open to locals and visitors with reasonably priced green fees. Playing golf in Barbados at this course has always been an enjoyable experience.

Located in the parish of Christ Church on the south coast of Barbados is the 9-hole Rockley Golf and Country Club.

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