There’s a pretty simple reason why Dominican Republic Golf Vacations are quickly becoming the best golf getaways in the Caribbean: they keep opening fantastic courses there.
One of them is Tom Fazio’s long-awaited Corales Course at Puntacana Resort & Club, which officially opened over the weekend (it unofficially opened six months ago).
If you believe what’s written in the mainstream media and on Puntacana Resort’s website, only members and a limited number of resort guests are able to play this private, oceanside beauty.
We know differently, and here’s how you can play it:
First, you can contact the Puntacana Resort directly (puntacana.com; 888-442-2262) and play Corales as part of a two-round package along with the resort’s other course, La Cana.
Right there on the La Cana Course page it clearly shows rates for “external players,” and a Corales-and-La Cana package for $440. If you’re a resort guest, the price drops to $375.
If you want to play Corales by itself on you Dominican Republic golf vacation (this you will not find on Puntacana’s website), the resort charges $300 for guests and $380 for others, plus a $25 mandatory forecaddie fee.
Another option, which may be particularly helpful if you need transportation, is to contact a Punta Cana-based company called Group Palmera (palmeragroup.com; 809-552-9998).
Proprietor Anders Bogebjerg has access to preferred tee times at Corales and will provide round-trip transportation, all for $385.
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