The best golf courses and resorts in Jamaica

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Jamaica is probably one of the most iconic ‘laid-back’ travel destinations in the world, where life is slow and lazy, you can lounge on the beach and let yourself be lulled by the sound of waves and the rhythms of reggae. But some people travel to Jamaica with more serious business in mind, and we’re not talking about rum tasting here. Jamaica is a world-class golfing destination, and many of the most seasoned fans of this sport flock to the sunny island’s many golf courses. Some of the best golf courses and resorts in Jamaica are also the oldest in the Caribbean, and they have a long tradition of excellence. The finest golf courses are located in resorts, so you’ll have all your needs taken care of while you can focus solely on the game.

Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay

If you are traveling with your family and you haven’t managed to make your spouse and/or kids love golf yet, then you will want to find resort that not only has an excellent golf course, but also amenities and activities that can keep the rest of the family happy. Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa is one such place, where not only the golfers are taken care of, but their traveling companions as well. Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, White Witch Golf Course and Half Moon Golf Course will keep you more than happy.

SuperClubs Golf Club, Montego Bay

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This golf course opened in the 60’s and designed by an American military commander is a gem in the rough, and it has hosted several national and international golf events until now. The course, formerly named Iron Shore Golf and Country Club, is now part of the SuperClubs luxury resort. You can book an all-inclusive holiday at the resort and allow yourself to be pampered in the evening, while spending your days enjoying the course.

The Tryall Course at the Tryall Club, Montego Bay

Tryall Course is one of the best golf courses and resorts in Jamaica without a doubt, and also one of the most exclusive you can find. The courses stretch from the ocean into green hills, and the landscape is varied and beautiful even to the eye of a non-golfer. The flowering plants, lush trees and an 18th century water wheel create a unique atmosphere, completed by the luxurious Tryall Great House and its picture-perfect rooms.

SuperClubsBreezes Golf Club, Runaway Bay

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The SuperClubs resort giant’s resort in Runaway Bay started is a great bargain destination that offers luxury facilities for prices that are very affordable. The golf course is so upscale that it regularly hosts international events, and it even has a golf school where guests can learn the basics of the game from Seymour Rose, a former international golf player.

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