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“Poor Golf Course”

Runaway Bay Golf Club
Ranked #8 of 19 things to do in Runaway Bay
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

I played one round of golf, that was “included”. The greens were in poor shape. You had to pay for a caddy, and a golf cart. So, in total, I spent $100 to golf a bad golf course.

Thank Ramhamil
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Shelley C, Manager at Runaway Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Hello Ramhamil, sorry to hear you had such a rough time.


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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Great place to golf with very fun and friendly caddies. If you've never golfed in Jamaica the grass is very course and thick as the same with the greens. But don't get me wrong this course is very nice!!! Caddies know the greens inside and out and sure watch your ball on every shot and will locate it for you before you do lmao.

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Shelley C, Manager at Runaway Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Hello CanadianGreat, I totally agree with you, our caddies are fun and frieldnly!

Thanks for your review.

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Our caddie, Ken, was really the only reason this received more than 2 stars. He was excellent, funny, and even cracked a Heineken during the middle of our round! He knew the course very well and exceeded our expectations. I live in Minnesota, so my wife and I only get to play 3-4 months of golf a year. I was expecting a bit more out of a course which can stay open year round. There were multiple large patches of dead grass throughout the course and many of the flag sticks won't stay upright due to the conditions. On a couple of holes, you can see the sea, which was nice. This was probably one of the worst-conditioned courses I've played this year, but the free green fees (for Jewel resort guests) made up for our disappointments.

If you are bored/sick of beach time and are an avid golfer, go ahead and play a round. Otherwise I would recommend not wasting your time here.

1  Thank Bielmeier2
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Shelley C, Manager at Runaway Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Hello Bielmeier, thanks for your review. Ken is a great caddy, very witty.

Take care

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Have golfed this course dozens of times and continue going back. The caddies are the best we have encountered in Jamaica. The course is flat and long. The greens are well kept. Ask for Victor, Frank or Tishana, they are the best and make the golf experience very enjoyable.

Thank wendygI2222WN
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Shelley C, Manager at Runaway Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Hello Wendygl2222WN, happy to hear you had great experiences with Victor, Frank and Trishanna. I will ensure to share your comments with them

Take care,

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

you guys were great! thank you mrs manager to have push us to play the first day when we tought it was going to rain . we never saw rain and had 5 beautiful days of golf
Your course is fine. Employees always with a smile. And a thousand thank you to your cady Rehon''(not sure of the spelling) He made our experience memorable. He is polite, very good and teaches his knowledge very well. Again thank you for a perfect 5 days of golf

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AliciaThomasJA, General Manager at Runaway Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Hope to host you again in the near future!

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