Facts about the course...
The Runaway Bay Golf Course is a par seventy two (72), Eighteen hole championship golf course which offers an eshilerating experience for beginners & accomplished golfers alike.
The course was designed by Major John Harris from Britain & was opened in 1960. The features of the golf course are long rolling fairways, large flat greens protected by grassy mounds & sand bunkers. It has hosted many events including the Ryder Cup match between the United Kingdom & the West Indies. The Jamaica Open, The Brinks (JA) Classic. The Heineken World Cup Qualifier, CNBC Nations Cup & numerous JGA qualifiers.
The course measures 5,389 yards and is slope 117 rated from the forward fees. From the back, it measures 6870 yards & is slope rated 124.
STRENGTHS OF THE COURSE: Well trapped (protecting it from certain errant shots)... course length and wind gusts up to 35 mph.
COURSE PROFESSIONAL: Seymour A. Rose. Former International Tour Player & current Senior Series card holder.
COURSE RECORD: Set by Seymour A. Rose (62) in 1982.
Offers it's guests the opportunity to unwind and relax after a lively round of golf in Super Style whether in the elegant and comfortable loby, or in the open air pavilion restaurant and bar. The Clubhouse Restaurant serves breakfast and lunch daily, and opens each morning at 7am, closing at 6pm during summer and at 9pm. January to April. Guests can experience Super Service while haveing a drink, a meal, watching their favourite televised sporting event or fellow golfers on their final hole.
Catering Service are available for small corporate or family functions which can either be held in the Pavillion or on the lawn overlooking the fairway and greens of the 18th hole.
Restroom facilities provide golfers with lockers (available for rent) and showers, while the Pro Shop, which opens at 7am, each morning, offers an array of golfing items from apparel, balls, gloves and sun block as well as rental of carts, clubs and shoes...
RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, BUT LAST WHEN WE CHECKED, THEY WERE AS FOLLOWS:
Greens Fees $80.US/18 holes $50.US/9 holes (non-members)
Cart Rental $35.and $23.US
Caddies (mandatory) $16. and $11.US
Club Rental $14.US per round (callaway set xtra)
Shoe Rental $10.US per pair/round
Golf Lessons $45.US (1/2 hr) or $90.US (1hr)
Driving Range $5.US per basket of balls (min. 2 baskets)
Runaway Bay Golf Course 876-973-7319
Course Etiquette Please...
- Repair ball marks on Green
- Keep carts off Greens & Tees
- Allow faster players to play through
- Shirts/blouses with collars
- Golf shoes with soft spikes
~ Behold The Golfer ~
He riseth up Early in the morning And Disturbeth the whole Household
~ Mighty Are His Preparations ~
He goeth forth full of Hope, and when the Day is Far spent he returneth,
Smelling of Strong Drink and the Truth is not in him. ~ Author Unknown.