Royal Westmoreland Golf Club

Updated: June 11, 2004, 1:16 PM ET
Golf Digest

Royal Westmoreland

Golf Digest's Best Places to Play rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ½

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Royal Westmoreland Golf Club
Westmoreland, St. James, Barbados

Arguably the finest course in Barbados, the Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed Royal Westmoreland Golf Club was carved from a former limestone quarry and sugarcane plantation, which Jones used imaginatively in producing the Quarry and Ridge nines.

The course, which has earned a 4 1/2-star rating from Golf Digest's Best Places to Play, has some of the best par 3's anywhere-a sentiment echoed by Ian Woosnam, who owns a home on the island and plays here frequently. One of the most interesting is the third hole, which is modeled after the Redan Hole at North Berwick in Scotland-except for the monkeys that sit in the coral rocks beside the green.