Jamaica Golf Courses are some of most beautiful in the Caribbean. Golf enthusiasts will be surprised to discover the number and variety of golf courses in Jamaica.
There are 10 golf courses in the island. Two in Kingston, two in the Ocho Rios Area, four in Montego Bay , one in Negril and one in Mandeville.
The golf courses in Jamaica vary in design from parkland layouts to links and hill designs with beautiful views of the Caribbean sea and are sure to please even the most discerning golfer.
Montego Bay Golf Courses
If you want to experience the best golf courses in Jamaica head to Montego Bay, the golfing capital of Jamaica.
If you want to experience golf in Montego Bay you have four championship golf courses to choose from, all in close proximity to each other.
Actually three of the golf courses are right beside each other. The four golf courses in Montego Bay Jamaica are Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, White Witch Golf Course, Half Moon Gold course and the Tryall golf Course
Cinnamon Hill Golf course Jamaica
One of the highlighrs of the cinnamon hill golf course is the beautiful aqueduct that dates back to the 1700’s.
The front nine holes of this course takes you along the coastline and you have some picturesque l views of the Jamaican sea . The back nine holes takes you inland; with some holes as high as 350 feet.
Cinnamon Hill Golf Course
Rose Hall, Montego Bay
Tel – (876) 953-2984
Website – www.cinnamonhilljamaica.com
White Witch Golf Course Montego Bay
White Wtich Golf is one of the best golf course near Montego Bay it is also one of the most beautiful golf courses in Jamaica.
The White Witch Golf course was rated as Jamaica’s Best Golf Course at the Annual Golf Awards held in Portugal.
The White Witch golf course can be challenging due to the mountainous terrain and the shifting wind. However, expect to see beautiful panoramic views of the coastline from 16 of the 18 holes.
White Witch Golf Course
Rosehall, St. Jamaies
Tel – 876-632-7444
Website – www.whitewitchgoolf.com
Half Moon Golf Course Montego Bay, Jamaica
The half moon golf cours is located on the Rosehall corridor in the same vicinity as the White Witch Golf Course and the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course.
This world class golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and renovated by Roger Rulewich. This award winning golf course has gently undulating fairways and greens with breathtaking views of the Caribbean sea.
Tryall Golf Course
The Tryall Golf Course is located around 20 minutes from Montego Bay in the parish of Hanover. In 2005 the Tryall Golf Club was voted the best golf course in the Caribbean.
This golf course incorporates the islands hilly terrain. Nine of the holes meander along the hillside. The other nine holes wind along the Jamaican coast line.
The Tryall Golf Course was the host of the prestigious Johnny Walker Championship.
Ocho Rios Golf Courses
Ocho Rios has two golf courses nearby; the Runaway Bay Golf Club and the Sandals Golf and Country Club.
Runaway Bay Golf Club
The Runaway Bay Golf Club is located around 30 minutes from Ocho Rios. The golf course is run by Jewels Resorts so if you are staying at any of the Jewel Resorts you can enjoy complimentary green fees.
This course was designed by Major John Harris in 1960. The golf course is characterized by lengthy fairways surrounded by sand bunkers.
Runaway Bay Golf Course
Runaway Bay, St. Ann
Tel (876) 973-7319
Website : www.jewelresorts.com
Sandals Golf and Countryclub
Sandals Ocho Rios gold course formerly known as the Upton golf and country club is located around 20 minutes from Ocho Rios.
This golf course has a 4 star Golf Digest PGA Champioship Golf Course rating. This golf course has undulating fairways and very compact greens that require you to be precise with your golf shots.
Negril Golf Course
The Negril Hills Golf course is the only golf course near Negril, Jamaica. The Golf course is located around 15-20 minutes from the resort town of Negril.
This golf course was originally a nine hole golf course and it has been converted into a eighteen hole golf course. The golf course has very hilly terrain and elevated tees.
This golf course has interesting features such as marshlands, dogleg holes and sloping fairways.
Kingston Golf Courses
Kingston has two golf courses, the Constant Spring Golf Course and the Caymanas Golf course.
Constant Spring Golf Course
The Constant Spring Golf Course is located in the heart of Kingston and is around 10 – 20 minutes from most locations.
You can easily squeeze in a game of golf in the morning or late evening. This 18 hole golf course is characterized by narrow and short fairways.
Caymanas Golf Course
Caynanas golf course is located around 30 minutes from Kingston. This golf course is much easier than the Constant Spring golf course but it is more scenic.
Many of the tees are elevated providing a scenic view of the Jamaican countryside.