Golfing has never been better in Cabo San Lucas with the emergence of excellent golf courses designed by the legend himself, Jack Nicklaus. Presently, there’s a line of prime golf courses headed by the three most popular ones credited to Nicklaus, and with others catching up. Visitors of Cabo won’t just be in for an exciting vacation, but also a worthy round of golfing action. It would be a memorable one playing in spectacular sceneries, while getting stiff challenges offered by these prestigious golf courses.
The following tops the list of Cabo San Lucas golfing facilities:
- Cabo Del Sol Ocean Course
Jack Nicklaus’ name being synonymous with golf has been further strengthened with the several golf courses he designed. One worthy of praises is the Cabo Del Sol Ocean Course located along the coastline that overlooks the scenic Sea of Cortes. It’s included in the top 100 golf courses in the world, and every player who has been here can attest to it. It beautifully offers a view of different natural landscapes like the sea, deserts and mountains. With a great architectural wizardry incorporated into its terrain, experts and handicappers can truly enjoy a wonderful game of golf.
- Palmilla Golf Course
Coming in at second is another Jack Nicklaus designed golf course offering the best 9 hole courses in the region. It’s also in the top 100 in the world, and the good thing about this course is the variety that one gets. Three courses, namely: the Mountain Course, the Arroyo Course and the Ocean Course, can certainly add drama to one’s play with their own unique characteristics. The Ocean Course has been the favorite for those athletic souls who love to see astounding natural beauty as they see the stunning beauty of the Sea of Cortez while competing.
- Diamante-Dunes Course
Holding the 38th position and gaining the no. 1 spot for new courses during the year 2010 is the Davis Love III designed Diamante-Dunes Course. A 7,300 yard long course suited for championship games and is laid out amidst the glory of the Pacific Ocean. It’s well equipped with the much desired amenities like a 14 acre practice area, which every golf competitor would find useful before the actual golf battle. A whole range of services and in-house facilities is also available, including excellent caddy services, comfort stations and an elegant clubhouse.
- Cabo Real Golf Course
No golf course in Cabo San Lucas can match the exotic beauty of Cabo Real Golf Course. Imagine playing with the sights of swaying palm trees while in an actual lush fairways complemented with countless cactus plants. This course is a product of a well known personality, Robert Trent Jones II, and boasts of 7037 yards of golfing pleasure. One can be lucky enough to see gigantic whales battling the wild waves during the whale season, while the ocean spectacle provides a tropical ambience to one’s golfing experience.
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