Dorado Beach - Plantation Pineapple
Decent course, but fees can have you scratching your head
Overall, the course was pretty decent. I went on a twilight rate ($60), and didn't see many other golfers (less than 5) on the course. It also rained earlier in the day and as I finished the front 9. The staff was nice enough, but I was disappointed in the cost they charged for my wife to ride with me ($28). I know that sometimes a fee is associated for a rider, but at the same time she didn't even swing a golf club. Seeing that I was on vacation, I also rented clubs - they were a pretty nice set. What wasn't nice was the $45 dollar club rental and the $30 dollar cost for golf balls that staff said were "a part of the rental club deal". It cost more to rent clubs than to play the course. To go even further, they give you two sleeves (yes, six balls) for that $30 dollar cost. That is silly in my book. Not saying its a no go course, but they definitely get two thumbs down from me.
September 9, 2014
Not great course for 150 bucks. Greens were dried out and needed to be cut, also greens very small. Strange layout and not well marked. Shouldn't loose many balls cuz not a lot of trouble out there. Fairways are somewhat narrow for a resort course. Having said all that the view on number 12 is phenomenal! I could have just sat on the green and looked out at the water all day. Never played pebble beach but seen it on tv and that's what the view brought to mind.
July 7, 2014
Played the Sugarcane course, not Pineapple, the starter recommendation because the greens had been aerated. Very nice resort, surrounded by houses, trees, and water. Highlight was meeting Chi Chi Rodriquez and getting a picture with him. Lots of sand, very fluffy, tough to get out of for someone from the Midwest.
March 25, 2014
good warm up course
Course is not worth paying full price for but i got it for $100 so it was worth it. next time i would do twilight and pay only $60 and it would definitely be a great value. course is not extremely long but with the trade winds it does make a lot of the holes play much longer than the yardage. GPS app on my phone made it much easier than looking for yardage markers but GPS in carts would be a nice upgrade. course could use a little TLC but overall was a fun experience. Club house was Awesome and so was staff.
February 21, 2014
pineapple wet course
Ok so it rained a little every day in pr for the week we wur there but I have never seen a course with such poor drainage wet everywhere so bad u cud get stuck in mud ball didnt carry...wat happens during there rainy season do they close?
February 8, 2014
1 hole overlooking water
They said that this course has multiple holes overlooking ocean , in reality it was only the par 3 eleventh hole . But it did have a great view of ocean. But the vacant hotel was an eyesore .
February 2, 2014
Course is in great shape!! To no fault of the golf course it was very very wet... almost unplayable. Other than that it was great.... views are really good!!
January 30, 2014
Got special rate for late/day.
It was super wet,so cart path only.Took a long time to just play 9 holes.Started to rain,so we quit.Lots of wildlife,and VERY helpful staff.Also meet ChiChi.
November 30, 2013