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The Dominican Republic doesn't have as many golf courses as Puerto Rico, but it still might be the best golf destination in the Caribbean. Why? Because more of its holes sit directly on the ocean. But where should you tee it up? Jason Scott Deegan offers up the 10 best public places to play golf in the Dominican Republic.
There are few places where the description of art is more apropos than Pete Dye's Teeth of the Dog at the famous Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic. This popular seaside play -- known for its delicately carved ocean holes -- is still popular 40 years later. It's, arguably, the top course in the Caribbean and certainly on most serious golfers short list of places to play before you die.
With eight holes playing directly along -- or over -- the Atlantic Ocean, Punta Espada Golf Club stimulates any golfer who tees it up at this island paradise. Of the 350 courses credited to Nicklaus Design, this might be his best public offering. Get a closer look at Punta Espada in this photo gallery.