The golf course of The St. Regis Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club obtained the sixth position in the Golfers’ Choice 2022: Top 50 U.S. Courses, recognition based on world-class golf course reviews by golfers subscribing to the service Golf Pass from Golf Channel, an affiliate of the NBC network.
“We are proud to share the good news that golfers from around the world have chosen our The St. Regis Bahía Beach Golf Club among the top 10 golf courses, out of a total of 3,241, in the United States. This recognition highlights the excellence of a world-class golf course, and, above all, of the staff who make its optimal maintenance possible and who make sure to provide an exceptional experience to our residents, guests and visitors, ”said Fahad Ghaffar, partner. from Paulson & Co, owners of The St. Regis Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club, which last year was recognized as the best resort in Puerto Rico by the prestigious magazine Travel & Leisure.
The winning golf courses were selected through more than 320,000 user reviews from Golf Pass from different parts of the world, what distinguishes this selection from others, as more than a reflection of the tastes, based on architecture and conditioning, of a few select experts, it is a snapshot of the entire golf experience.
This year’s Top 50 features an eclectic mix. The Bahía Beach Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and certified by Silver Signature Sanctuary, It was chosen among golfers, mainly, for its impeccable conditioning, as well as the impressive view found in two holes located in front of the sea. The St. Regis Bahia Beach, which is also an Audubon gold-level sanctuary and nature preserve that uses only organic matter to nourish and maintain the field and the more than 500 lush acres that surround it.
“This was one of the most difficult courses I have ever played on, with a good amount of water and narrow fairways. This field made me improve my game. The greens They are faster and more difficult than the ones I have played in the United States. I would play this course again in a heartbeat. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and the driving range is excellent, ”noted one of the subscribers in his review.
The 50 best courses in Golfers’ Choice They were chosen from a total of 3,421 public access golf courses (including resorts and semi-private) in the United States.
To determine the final rankings of the year, the overall grade of a course is taken into consideration, as well as six sub-categories that are evaluated by the reviewers: value, conditions, disposition, pace of play, friendliness of the staff and services off the field. Additionally, a golfer’s grade trends are taken into account in calculating the final grade for a particular course.