Island goers can play like the pros at Old Quarry Golf Course by the sea

Golf by the SeaWILLEMSTAD, Curaçao (March 13, 2013) "“ The AAA Four Diamond Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, home to Curacao's distinguished Old Quarry Golf Course by the sea, invites golf aficionados to tee off along the emerald-colored Spanish Water Bay. Created by world-renowned golf course designer Pete Dye, the 18-hole championship course features panoramic water views, pristinely manicured fairways and every luxury to play like the pros. Golfers of all ages are quickly adding the once-in-a-lifetime golf experience, recognized as one of the top courses in the Caribbean, to their ultimate bucket list.

Golf course by the sea perfect for business or leisure

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the par-72 Old Quarry Golf Course offers the perfect backdrop for every golfer's playing needs. The seaside layout was created to fit seamlessly into the island's hills and valleys. A challenge to players at every level, the course meanders between the blue Caribbean Sea, the hills of the Tafelberg Mountain and secluded Spanish WaterBay. In line with Santa Barbara Plantation's conservation principles, the sustainable design features Paspalum grass on the fairways and greens, which can be irrigated using both brackish and recycled water.

Be amazed with views from the gold course

"Players never cease to be amazed by the stunning views, thought-provoking holes and knowledgeable pros at Old Quarry Golf Course," says Jane Weststrate, head golf professional at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort. "Add the breathtaking, but challenging setting of the island's premier golf course and it is easy to see why this course has become such a guest favorite."

Visitors wishing to stay and play at this award-winning resort with the golf course by the sea can take advantage of the Santa Barbara Golf Package, which includes 25 percent off greens fees and rental clubs.