Barbados golf courses are characterized by tight fairways and scenic views of Barbados. The temperature in Barbados rarely rises over 75 degrees and the winters are cool and mild, ideal for playing golf in Barbados. Barbados golf courses are well groomed and offer challenging terrain for all levels of golfers.
The Sir Garfield Sobers Festival of Golf is one of the largest and most popular golf events in the Caribbean. The four day tournament attracts world renowned golf players from all over the world. The players make team up in teams of four and play at the Barbados Golf Club, the first public golf course in Barbados. The course is 6,805 yards with a par of 72. The Barbados golfing festival got its name from the legendary cricket player, Sir Garfield Sobers. Today, Sir Sobers hosts the event. The fees for Barbados golfing are $119 per 18 holes, in addition to a $13 cart fee. The least expensive way to get to the festival of golf in Barbados is by bus (either a public bus or a privately owned bus). There are buses that leave from the capital city of Barbados and make stops all over the island, including major golf courses. Otherwise, a Barbados car rental may be a good option so you can explore other attractions in Christ Church.
Another one of Barbados golf courses that has a Barbados
golfing event is the Royal Westmoreland Golf Club in St.
James. The Barbados Seniors Open attracts over 40
professional golfers each year and is one of the last
stops of the European Seniors Tour. The 18 hole golf course
is set upon a scenic 750 acres overlooking the West Coast
and is considered one of the most luxurious of all Barbados
golf resorts. Even if you don't attend the Barbados
Seniors Open, consider spending a few days enjoying the
finest Barbados golfing. Villa rental is available for
vacationers. The club is only a 40 minute drive from Bridgetown.
Barbados golf resorts are characterized by challenging terrain, and the Rockley Golf & Country Club is no exception. This 9 hole golf course located on the southeast coast in Christ Church features 9 holes with a par of 35 and 2,800 yards, and a tight fairway. The course is a less expensive than other Barbados golf courses. The price on weekdays is $30, while the price on weekends is $38. The course is an easy drive from Bridgetown.
A vacation at one of Barbados golf resorts will make for a relaxing vacation getaway for the entire family. Even if you aren't an active golfer, watching professional players play golf in Barbados is a great way to spend the afternoon.