golfIf Golfing figures in your vacation plans then you've come to the right place, there are at least 4 premier golf courses within six miles north or south of the house:
Tryall Golf Tennis & Beach Resort Home of the Johnny Walker classic, Par 71 6,590 Yards, Tryall's most noted hallmark is its 18 hole championship golf course, No. 1 in the Caribbean. Designed in 1958 by Ralph Plummer, the Tryall Club has played host to several notable tournaments, including the Johnnie Walker World Championship and the Mazda Championship. Rated among the best in the Caribbean, the challenging course stretches 6,920 yards through valleys and along the sea with a rating of 71 par and a slope of 128. We also have a golf pro shop, driving range, practice putting green and caddies. There are also clubs for rent, club storage and cart rental available.
Hyatt Savia (formally The Ritz Carlton) Located on Jamaica’s gorgeous north coast in a quiet tropical Caribbean setting, Rose Hall is a new resort featuring two Robert von Hagge golf courses, the White Witch and the Three Palms Ocean Course. 36 holes designed by Robert von Hagge and Rick Baril; The White Witch at The Hyatt Rose Hall, Jamaica; and the Three Palms Ocean Course at Rose Hall (Wyndham Hotel). You can book a round by contacting the golf pro shop on (876) 518-0174.
Wyndam Rose Hall Home of the Jamaica Open, 18 Holes, Yardage: 6617/5309, Par: 72. One of the more challenging courses. Two different nines. Front 9 is flat but the Back 9 is mountainous, Telephone: (809) 953-2650.
Half Moon Golf Club Home of the Red Stripe Pro am, Par 72 7,119 yards, The Half Moon golf course, a par 72 championship course, was designed in 1961 by the renowned course architect, Robert Trent Jones. Sculpted from the foothills of the western Jamaican coastline, the course has an international reputation for being challenging and beautiful. A member of Jack Nicklaus`s "Great Golf Resorts of the World", Half Moon has hosted a number of prestigious tournaments. These include the Jamaica Open Golf Championship, the Dunhill Cup final of the Americas, and the Red Stripe Pro-Am.
Information on all of these will be available at the house, or from the Jamaica Tourist Board. In the US dial 1-800-JAMAICA. In the UK +(44) 207 224 0505.