Nicklaus Course: Opened April 2001 the first course at Vista Vallarta is a Signature Design by Jack Nicklaus. The 7,057-yard, par 72 Jack Nicklaus signature course features gently sloping hillsides, dense forests of palms and giant Ficus trees, and natural creeks and arroyos. The course was home to the 2002 EMC World Cup and the 2006 Blue Agave Champions Classic. Since this course is located on the properties highest elevation, golfers are treated not only to world class golf but will enjoy breathtaking views of Puerto Vallarta, the Marina and Banderas Bay as well. Grassy hillsides, dense forest of Palm and giant Ficus Trees, natural creeks and arroyos provide the perfect setting for this world class course by golf’s greatest player.