Golfing in Jamaica

Golfing in Jamaica is special, we can guarantee you warm, welcoming weather, and people and championship golf courses, and all levels of tee positions, and lessons for those who want to try golfing for the first time.

In Ocho Rios Sandals Ochi and Beaches Ocho Rios offer a championship possibility to play golf at the Sandals Golf & Country Club. With its views of the sea this golf course was recognized as one of the finest in Jamaica by Golf Digest and Frommers Travel Guide.

Golfing in Ocho Rios


The Sandals Golf & Country Club sports an 18-hole course, 700 feet above sea level in the green and rolling hills of Ocho Rios. You will find a practice range, putting and chipping greens, pro shop, restaurant and snack shack.

Green fees are complimentary for all Sandals and Beaches guests in Jamaica, with complimentary transfers to and from your hotel (about 30 minutes).

There is complimentary PGA-Certified Golf Clinic twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and there are PGA Golf lessons that can be reserved through the resort’s Tour Desk and at the Golf Club at an additional cost.

Specifically for the Juniors in your family you can book private lessons, please check for current rates. There are also Junior clinics every Wednesday, check for times and rates. Children must be accompanied by an adult or Beaches Player when they are on the Golf Course and finally, all juniors receive free club rentals when they play at Sandals Golf & Country Club.

Golfing in Jamaica notes that Caddies are mandatory in Jamaica, please check for current rates. Carts, shoes and clubs are also available for rent if you don’t want to pack and bring your own.

Golfing in Runaway Bay

Golfing in Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay


While golfing in Jamaica you can always run away to Runaway to the Jewel Runaway Bay Beach and Golf Resort, which offers golfing on the spectacular par-72, 18-hole championship golf course at the Runaway Bay Golf Club. This golf course was designed by Major John Harris from Britain and opened in 1960.

Green fees are complimentary for guests staying at Jewel Runaway Bay and Jewel Dunn’s River. It is recommended that you check the hotel websites for all other fees.

Here too, Caddy fees are accepted in cash only.

You will enjoy playing on greens that have hosted many events including the Ryder Cup match between the United Kingdom and West Indies, The Jamaica Open, The Brinks (JA) Classic, The Heineken World Cup Qualifier, CNBC Nations Cup and numerous JGA Qualifiers.

Hungry or thirsty you can find something to satisfy you at The Clubhouse Restaurant, which may involve paying for what you eat and drink as it is not included in an all-inclusive package.

Equipment can be rented at the Runaway Bay Golf Club Pro Shop, which opens at 7am.

See you soon!