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“Best Golf in Cayman” 4 of 5 stars
Review of North Sound Golf Club

North Sound Golf Club
Next to Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman (Formerly The Links at Safehaven)
(345) 947-4653
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Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
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Owner description: Cayman's only 18-hole Championship Golf Course
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Best Golf in Cayman”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I played this course 7 times in February and March. It offers a nice challenge of both wind and water. The fairways could use a bit more grass in places but I imagine it is difficult to keep it up. The staff were friendly and helpful and the clubs for rent were excellent. It gave me a chance to try a few different types of clubs which will help when I buy my next set. Good fun and well recommended, bring lots of balls.

Visited March 2013
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“North Sound Golf Club”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

The only 18 hole course on Cayman the North Sound Club has a superb design, with very good greens! Their fairways suffer from being a foot above sea level in many places, but overall this is a very sound golf course, with great potential. Both courses (Brittania and North Sound) just need some TLC and a little cash, but in the meantime, worth playing a vacation round on. Grand Cayman is a great destination, just not a golf destination (could be though).

Visited March 2013
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Dallas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“"Best" Golf in Cayman and getting Better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

"Best Golf" is a relative term on Grand Cayman as there are only 3 courses, The private Ritz and public Britannia 9 hole courses are options. This 18 hole course is fun and greens are in great condition, the fairways not so much - mainly because carts are allowed all over the course... 90 degree rule and cart/ropes needed!! But the course is pretty and has enough water, doglegs, and directional winds to make for a fun outing. The prices are high but that is to be expected on an island where real estate is at a premium. Many iguanas roaming make for good photo ops. One true ocean hole but many lakes. The patio bar is nice has been renovated. The driving range is into water (floater balls) and the practice areas are nice. New ownership has made this a better place but need to drop the rates a little to get more weekend golfers on the course, get newer carts and a cart girl on the course to sell beer and snacks.

Visited January 2013
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Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“AWESOME greens - challenging but fair”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Love this offering in Grand Cayman - greens rival any greens in the world - tee boxes need a little TLC fairways are well kept. Carts need attention as it rained a bit and our back cover was ripped so our bags, clubs and our backs got soaked. Love playing here. Cannot wait to play here again :) Oh left my Sky Caddie on the cart and called next day - they had it - this is a great comment on the service levels at the course. Thanks.

Visited January 2013
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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Terrible Course”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

To put this golf course into perspective for you, imagine a $20 golf course anywhere in the United States and you have the North Sound Club. The club house is a dump, and the greens are almost completely brown. If you want to eat anything, you have to wait 2 hours for a sandwich delivery as the club orders it from a restaurant off the grounds. And to have to pay $159 for 18 holes here, as well as $50 dollars to rent old nike clubs, is a complete ripoff.

Visited December 2012
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