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Sandals Golf & Country Club
Upton, Ocho Rios,
Jamaica
West Indies
Tel: (876) 975 0119
Fax: (876) 975 0196
E-mail: sgccproshop@grp.sandals.com

Sandals Golf & Country Club started life as Upton Golf Club in 1951 and then became Sandals Golf & Country Club in June 1992. This 18 Hole course, designed by PK Saunders, started as a 9 Hole course but quickly grew to its current championship design. The course is only 15 minutes by car from Ocho Rios, nestled in the hills 750ft above sea level, great combination of elevation and undulation, forgiving and comparatively short at 6404 yards from tips and small greens with drop offs. Golf Digest Magazine granted it a four star rating for courses to play while on vacation.

 U.S.G.A. Ratings for this Course
 Blue Tees    Course: 70.90 Slope: 128
 White Tees Course: 69.90   Slope: 125
 Red Tees   Course: 69.30     Slope: 120

Par 71, 18 Hole Championship course.    
Complimentary Transportation from Sandals/Beaches Resorts in Ocho Rios area.
Complimentary golf club storage facility at course.    
Complimentary use of all practice facilities which includes a full sized driving range and  a practice putting green. (Range balls at an additional cost).    

Complimentary “Welcome to Golf” clinics every Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:30am to 9:30am  (for Adults at Sandals & Beaches Resorts only).    

Complimentary Children’s Golf Clinic every Wednesday at 8:30am – 9:30am (for Kids at  
Beaches Resorts only).     

Private Golf lessons can be reserved through the Pro Shop, Monday - Saturday. US$75.00    
Enjoy the “Resort Caddy Experience”, a hallmark of the golf experience.   

Caddy is mandatory. (As caddies are independent contractors, tipping is discretionary).     

Shotgun start (check with your resort transfer schedule or own taxi arrangements)     

RATES AND RENTALS   
· US$100 greens fee – 18 holes (Complimentary for guests at Sandals & Beaches Resorts).    

· US$65 greens fee – 9 holes (Complimentary for guests at Sandals & Beaches Resorts).    

· US$20.00 per caddy for 18 holes when walking.    

· US$15.00 per caddy for 9 holes when walking.    

· US$30.00 for a shared caddy 18 holes (2 pax per cart).    

· US$20.00 for a shared caddy 9 holes (2 pax per cart).    

· EZ-GO Golf Carts are optional.    

· US$40.00 per cart for 18 holes.    

· US$25.00 per cart for 9 holes.    

· Taylormade Jet Speed Club rentals at US$60 (18 holes) & US$35 (9 holes).    

· All rental clubs are available in ladies and gents, left and right handed.    

· Shoe rentals: US$16.00 per pair.    

· Food & Beverage is available including our authentic Jerk Shack located at the 11th tee, full  
bar and restaurant in our plantation style Clubhouse at an additional cost.    

· Two fully stocked beverage carts for on course convenience at an additional cost.    

· Fully stocked pro shop equipped with golfing accessories, logo items and souvenirs featuring designs from Taylormade, Adidas, Ahead, Greg Norman and Kate Lord.     

Dress Code
Appropriate golf attire (tailored shorts/pants and a collared polo shirt) is required. Ladies may wear a sleeveless shirt provided it has a collar. Golf shoes are advisable, but not compulsory.
Acceptable Payment Methods
We do accept all major credit and debit cards. Cash is recommended for tipping your caddy.
Guests at Sandals & Beaches Resorts can sign charges to their room account.

Sandals Emerald Bay
Exuma , Bahamas

A golfer’s dream, this 18-hole, 7001 yard course has been named “Bahamas Best Golf Course 2014” at the first annual World Golf Awards. The course also hosted the Golf Channel’s Big Break Sandals 2010. Placing the front nine holes through scenic mangroves, Greg Norman took advantage of the landscape’s natural barriers. The back nine offers challenges of a different nature where the sea views create ample distractions from the focus of the game. The ever-changing course presents a worthy challenge for even the most avid golfer. While most courses feature one signature hole, Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course has six, which edge a rocky coast, rolling emerald fairways, prevailing trade winds and blue water as far as the eyes can see. Golfers will experience a new game each time they play and there are five different tee boxes to accommodate every skill level.
U.S.G.A. Course and Slope Ratings
Tee Course Rating Slope
Emerald 74.1 140
Black 72.1 133
Blue 69.9 122
White 67.6 116
Red 70.1 122

Golf Course: A Greg Norman Design Par 72 course measuring 7001 yards.
The front nine plays through scenic mangroves and native vegetation, while the back nine features six Oceanfront holes with breathtaking views on a peninsula.
Green Fees: 18 holes – US $175.00
9 holes – US $110.00
Twilight – US $125.00

For Sandals guests, various packages & promotions are available.


Cart Rental
18 Hole Single Passenger –US $35.00
18 Hole Double Passenger – US $50.00
9 Hole Double Passenger- US $40.00
9 Hole Single Passenger- US $30.00

Club Rentals:   Top of the line Taylor Made Woods and Irons:
US $65.00 for 18 hole rental. - includes two sleeves of golf  balls
US $50.00 for 9 hole or twilight time rental.-includes one sleeve of golf balls Adidas shoes available for rental US $15.00

Driving Range: Full length driving range, featuring natural grass hitting areas, including a complete short game practice section with large green, chipping and bunker area. Complimentary with booked Tee time. US $25.00 for three hours practice with no tee time.

Instruction: Complimentary clinic held every Tuesday at 10:00am for all Sandals guests.

PGA Professional available for private instruction $100/hr. Customized lesson packages available for individuals or groups.

Golf Shop: Open 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily.
Fully stocked shop equipped with all your golfing accessories, logo items and
souvenirs. Modern golf apparel includes Greg Norman, Under Armor, Adidas.

Shark Shack: Our casual golf lounge is named after World Golf Hall of Fame Member and Course Designer, Greg Norman. Venture into the Shark Shack and look at some at the “Shark’s” memorabilia while enjoying some drink & snacks and an outdoor deck overlooking the 18th green.

Guest Scramble: We offer a fun filled nine hole four person scramble tournament on our scenic oceanfront back nine every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. followed by hors d’oeuvres, drinks and prizes in the Shark Shack.

Dress Code: Men are required to wear a collared golf shirt and tailored shorts or slacks.
Ladies may wear a solid tee shirt. Sleeveless shirts are allowed provided they have a collar. Shorts, skorts, skirts or slacks must be tailored and of an appropriate length.  Golf Shoes are advisable, but sneakers or trainers are allowed unless deemed unsafe due to wet conditions.

Scenic Jogging Trail: Golfers and non-golfers alike can enjoy the breathtaking views of our oceanfront back nine with a run, jog or romantic walk utilizing our scenic jogging trail.

Acceptable Payment Methods:
Charging items to room (at Sandals Resort) is preferable provided credit has been established at the resort. We do accept all major credit and debit cards.
 
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