Opened in 1971, “Teeth” is Pete Dye’s seaside masterpiece. It’s been ranked the number one course in the Caribbean for over 40 years. There are a total of seven holes that play directly along the wave-smashed shore.
The stretch of holes from the fifth to the eighth, which includes two gorgeous par-3s, is one of the world’s great seaside runs. The 5th, a short par-3 with a postage stamp green kissing the water, is diabolic Dye at his best. There is little margin for error. It’s a sublime golf hole that is in the same league as the 7th at Pebble Beach. Thankfully, after playing the 8th, the golfer can look forward to three more spectacular seaside holes from the 15th to the 17th. Another trifecta, of sorts, that seals the deal for “Teeth’s” rightful recognition as one of the world’s great courses.