Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course

Sandals Emerald Bay Golf

A golfer’s dream, this 18-hole, 7001 yard course has been named “The Caribbean’s Best Golf Hotel 2016” at the World Golf Awards. Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course is the proud host of the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, a PGA TOUR-sanctioned Web.com Tour event. The Web.com Tour is the path to the PGA TOUR, with over 450 PGA TOUR titles coming from former Tour players – including 22 major championships. The course also hosted the Golf Channel’s Big Break Sandals 2010.

Sandals Emerald Bay Golf

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.

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Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course

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.

  • 18-hole, par 72 championship course with 5 sets of tees
  • Plays to 7,001 yards
  • Front 9 holes wind through a mix of seaside dunes and scenic mangroves while the back 9 play along the rocky peninsula of Emerald Bay

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 clinic held every Tuesday at 10:00am for all Sandals Emerald Bay guests.

Golf Shop

Open 8:00 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 Armour, Adidas.

Shark Shack

A 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.

Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course 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, shorts, skirts or slacks must be tailored and of an appropriate length.

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