Punta Mita Club de Golf - Bahia Course

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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7035 yards
Slope 135
Rating 74.0
Punta Mita Golf Club boasts two championship courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Bahia and Pacifico. The Bahia Course offers a completely different but complementary design to the original course at the club. Bahia's fairways and greens are much more undulating, which makes putting technique an important factor in the round. Accuracy is key to doing well. A series of lakes and waterways meander through the golf course, coming into play on several holes. Numerous strategically placed bunkers have also been incorporated. The entire course enjoys a beautiful backdrop, with some points of the course looking towards the Bahia de Banderas and others with views of Punta Mita's famed surf spot, El Faro. In addition to the two golf courses at Punta Mita G.C., there is also an optional 19th hole that has a natural island green, the first of its kind in Mexico.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7035 yards 74.0 135
Blue 72 6512 yards 71.3 133
White 72 6102 yards 69.3 125
Red (W) 72 5186 yards 74.2 134
Scorecard for Bahia Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.0/135 404 529 203 471 173 563 334 517 179 3373 466 199 386 552 447 464 199 376 571 3660 7033
Blue M: 71.3/133 361 503 173 439 143 538 304 492 151 3104 444 177 371 517 407 427 185 342 539 3409 6513
White M: 69.3/125 343 483 132 410 130 522 284 472 131 2907 402 155 346 492 388 404 155 327 524 3193 6100
Red M: 64.0/108 W: 74.2/134 300 416 94 361 105 457 235 401 112 2481 357 130 272 432 322 329 110 257 497 2706 5187
Handicap 11 7 5 1 9 3 13 17 15 2 18 6 4 16 14 12 10 8
Par 4 5 3 4 3 5 4 5 3 36 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 11 3 5 9 1 17 15 13 6 18 8 2 14 16 10 12 4

Course Details

Year Built 2009
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

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Bahia or Pacifico? I can't decide

Like everybody else, I'm torn. Which is the better course at Punta Mita, Bahia or Pacifico? I guess it depends what you're looking for in a round of golf. If you're a high handicapper who plays only 'vacation' or 'casual' golf, head to Pacifico. It's a couple shots easier and maybe slightly prettier with a few more ocean holes. For low handicaps or those who love a challenge, Bahia's the choice. Some of its severe greens border on the insane. One poorly cut cup on a ridge can send your mind into madness, cursing the universe. Take the par-4 17th hole. It's a beyond-beautiful Cape Hole that hooks left along the beach. The green is a wild creation clinging to land's end. If you're on the wrong tier, forget about par. Thankfully, it's easier to forgive a three-putt when the waves crashing on the shore create such a sense of serenity.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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$145 Starting price
Valid dates: Feb 11, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
4 days/ 3 nights with unlimited golf, starting at $145 pp/pn
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