Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is known for it’s world class golf. It boasts 28 golf courses designed by all the top course designers. This destination has options for every level and every budget. Many of the hotels will offer golf deals and at certain times of the year you can get free green fees. Many hotels offer golf courses but Punta Cana only has 3 oceanfront golf courses.
Punta Espada golf course is a jack Nicklaus designed course in Cap Cana and is the only course in Punta Cana with a PGA senior tour stop. The Corales course is also ocean front and is designed by Tom Fazzio. This course is famous for it’s last 3 holes “Devils Elbow” and is located at the Punta Cana resort. La Cana golf club is in Tortuga and is a PB Dye course with 27 challenging holes. These are the three top courses in the area that are open to the public and not directly affiliated with a hotel. This location has many more golf courses on or adjacent to the hotels.
Adjacent to the Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro, the newly opened Iberostar Bavaro Golf Club course was also designed by P.B. Dye and presents a different type of inland challenge including its’ 105 sand traps to tempt you at every hole. Other courses to check out in the area is the the Faldo Legacy Course, which was rated the best new course of 2008 by Travel + Leisure magazine; the Cocotal Golf & Country club’s 27 hole course with reasonable rates on 9, 18, or 27 holes of championship caliber golf adjacent to the Paradisus Palma Real. Whatever your skill level Punta Cana is sure to have a golf course that will meet and exceed your expectations!