Welcome to the Golfweek’s Best 2022 list of top golf courses in Mexico, the Caribbean, the Atlantic islands and Central America.
The hundreds of members of our course-ratings panel continually evaluate courses and rate them based on our 10 criteria. They also file a single, overall rating on each course. Those overall ratings on each course are averaged to produce a final, cumulative rating. Then each course is ranked against other courses in the region.
This list focuses on the golf courses themselves, not the resorts as a whole or other amenities. Each golf course included is listed with its average rating from 1 to 10, its location, architect(s) and the year it opened.
1. Cap Cana (Punta Espada) 7.74
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Jack Nicklaus (2006)
2. Diamante (Dunes Course) 7.64
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Davis Love III (2009)
3. Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) 7.52
La Romana, Dominican Republic; Pete Dye (1971)
4. Apes Hill Club 7.38
St. James, Barbados; Chris Cole, Jeff Potts (2009)
5. Punta Mita Golf Club (Pacifico) 7.28
Nayarit, Mexico; Jack Nicklaus (1999)
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