The new courses, laid out by world-renowned designers, have put Mexico on the golfers world map over the past ten years, as well as the PGA sanctioned events. Not to be left
Cancun has embraced golf’s popularity by
undertaking a series of new resort and residential developments
destinations. All of Cancun courses are open to the public. Cancun Golf Club at Pok-ta-Pok was designed by architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Quintana Roo’s first course, opened in 1976, it is set on the beach in the Hotel Zone. The 6,750-yard course has Mayan ruins adjacent to the par-three third hole – allowing for a glimpse of Cancun’s ancient past and some of the world’s more unique “hazards,” in addition to two ocean-view fairways. Another one is the Moon Spa & Golf Club, a 7,165-yard Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, opened in 2002 and was expanded in 2004 to include 27 holes. It is located to the south of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, along the mainland (entrance off highway 307). Playa Mujeres Golf Club is a par-72, 7,260-yard Greg Norman-designed course opened in 2006. The Club is distinguished by its majestic and contrasting ocean and lagoon fairways and masterfully planned design.
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