Public Golf Courses

Have room to bring the clubs along? If so, don't pass up an opportunity to hit the links when you're in Jamaica. If you can get a tee time, Cinnamon Hill Golf Course ranks high on our list of places to play.


The White Witch of Rose Hall Golf Course may sound spooky, but guests and non-guests of the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall have dubbed it something a little less ominous–"beautiful." Designed by Robert von Hagge, the course intertwines with the mountains and provides golfers with some of the best views of the sea. Green fees are a bit steep, but if you bring your camera along, you will more than pay yourself back.

Local Expert tip: After taking in a few rounds, sign up for a night tour to learn the full eerie story of Rose Hall.

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Tryall Club
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Tryall Club is one of the most prestigious courses on the island and has hosted major events like the Johnnie Walker Tournament and Jamaica's Classic Annual. Manicured and playable year-round, the course certainly attracts its fair share of fair-weather golfers. Make sure to call ahead if you are not a guest at Tryall because the course is sometimes open only to guests.

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At the Rose Hall Resort & Spa, golfers are treated to some of the most scenic views and professional services in Montego Bay. Alternating between seaside and mountain holes, this course designed by Robert Von Hagge definitely makes you earn your pars and birdies. The professional staff is eager to help, and golfers will find a second-to-none pro shop and clubhouse ready to supply them with whatever they need for their rounds.

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The Half Moon Golf Club hosts the Red Stripe ProAm and is one of the best courses in Montego Bay. Robert Trent Jones, Sr., a master course creator and one of the most well respected 20th-century designers, designed the championship course. The sundry greens and well-groomed fairways make the somewhat high green fees well worth your trouble.

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