Golf

Golfing in the Caribbean can be quite an experience. The Provo Golf and Country Club has one of the finest layouts in the islands. Along with its smallish greens, the course is well manicured. If you forget your clubs, don't worry; you can rent a set that will accommodate your game. After a challenging round be sure to grab a drink or quick bite in the clubhouse that overlooks the 18th green. Usually, flamingos are spotted at the fifth green. Bring your "A" game, as this is truly a shot-maker's course.

Provo Golf Club. Among the Caribbean's top courses, the 18 holes here (par 72) are a combination of lush greens and fairways, rugged limestone outcroppings, and freshwater lakes. Rack rates are $185 for 18 holes, however the avid golfer can save through their twilight specials, a multi-round pass, or a biweekly or monthly pass. The club also offers two hard-court flood-lit tennis courts, which are among the island's best. Nonmembers can play until 5 pm for $20/hour/adult or $15/hour/junior (reservation required), with racket rentals available. Inquire at the pro shop about tennis lessons. Governor's Rd., Grace Bay, Providenciales, TKCA 1ZZ. 649/946–5991; 877/218–9124; www.provogolfclub.com. $185 for 18 holes, $95 for 9 holes with shared cart.

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