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Category Archives: Caribbean


BAHAMAS: Emerald Bay Golf Course has Lots of Bite . . . Like a Shark!

Golfvaca February 2, 2018

GREAT EXUMA, BAHAMAS – So you’re gonna tee it up with a Hall of Fame golfer. How’s that gonna play out? Actually, it was awesome. My invitation to the kickoff event of the 2018 Tour, The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay, included 18 Pro-Am holes with Greg Norman, who designed the… Continue Reading »


Resort Report: The Abaco Club Golf Course

Golfvaca December 13, 2016

Scotland’s Old Tom Morris would love the ocean views,  the plunging pot bunkers, and the balmy weather at The Abaco Club at Winding Bay. Old Tom would be proud to see how his rolling Scottish links thumbprint found its way to a Bahamian setting of palm trees, parrots, and pristine paspalum fairways. In 2004, Golf… Continue Reading »


Shark Makes His Mark on Anguilla

Golfvaca September 9, 2016

Like the prettiest girl at the dance, the tiny island of Anguilla takes its time picking a partner. Just 16 miles long and three miles wide, Anguilla makes up for its size with a shoreline that is a Caribbean postcard waiting to happen. Already an island paradise, Anguilla can afford to be selective when suitors… Continue Reading »


Private Jet Tropical Tee and Golf Tour

Golfvaca March 21, 2016

Experience the best and the most of the game of golf on a seven-night or longer, multi-destination extraordinary golf tour package through an exclusive partnership between Magellan Jets, Four Seasons Hotel Miami, Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo and Four Seasons Resort Nevis. The exclusive Private Jet Tropical Tee and Golf Tour lines… Continue Reading »


Golf with Grace in Turks and Caicos

Golfvaca January 15, 2016

What if someone said your Turks and Caicos next door neighbor was voted to be the best in the world? What if that someone was TripAdvisor, and their 305 million monthly readers chose Grace Bay Beach as the number one-ranked beach on the planet? Knowing what you know about your neighbor, if you’re going to… Continue Reading »


Nevis Golf: Volcano, Caribbean Sea, and Robert Trent Jones

Golfvaca June 18, 2015

When was the last time your retelling of a round of golf included the words volcano, vervet monkeys, and Robert Trent Jones? Those once-in-a-lifetime utterances will all come spilling out after playing 18 holes at the Four Seasons Nevis Golf Course. The thumbprint-shaped island of Nevis is just 36 square miles and is home to… Continue Reading »


Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club in Great Exuma

Golfvaca January 23, 2015

There’s a colorful rum cocktail on the island of Great Exuma called the Goombay Smash. The first one tastes as good as it looks. By the time you finish the second, you realize that some beauties can also be beasts. The same can be said for Great Exuma’s spectacular Greg-Norman designed golf course. Sandals Emerald… Continue Reading »


Royal Isabela: One of Caribbean’s Best Might Even Get Better

Golfvaca May 16, 2014

ISABELA, Puerto Rico – By the second time you play Royal Isabela’s treacherous, rugged coastline hugging back nine you will know to keep it low and smoke it. That’s a testament to playing golf high above the Atlantic Ocean coastline where the views are turquoise spectacular and the wind is so stiff in your face… Continue Reading »


Casa de Campo To Stage the Inaugural Dye Hard Cup

Golfvaca June 25, 2013

If you want to play 90 holes of outstanding golf, all of it designed by the legendary architect Pete Dye, and including the world-famous “Teeth of the Dog” course, there’s only one place to be in November. Welcome to the inaugural Dye Hard Cup. From Nov. 10-15, 2013, 90 contestants will pit themselves against the… Continue Reading »


Caribbean Greens: 5 to Drive

Golfvaca February 5, 2013

During the last decade, golf courses have been growing in the Caribbean faster than the island’s lush tropical vegetation. From Barbados to the Bahamas, top-drawer layouts bear the stamps of noted architects such as Robert Trent Jones, Pete Dye and Tom Fazio. All the key ingredients are here; sugary sand beaches, turquoise waters, cheek-caressing trade… Continue Reading »

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