Faldo Legacy Course at Roco Ki Golf Club opens for play


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Dec. 11, 2008) ' Troon Golf announces that Roco Ki Golf Club, featuring the first Nick Faldo designed golf course in the Caribbean is open for play.
According to the director of golf operations, Sergio Poo, The Faldo Legacy Course offers some of the most dramatic holes in the Caribbean. This 18-hole, par-72 championship course will beguile golfers who have played the best courses the world over, Poo added. Roco Ki is, without a doubt, a world-class destination and Im thrilled to be part of it.
Tee times are currently being booked for the opening by calling 809-731-2824. For fact sheets, hole by hole descriptions, images and more information, visit thefaldolegacycourse.com or rocoki.com.
The first tee of The Faldo Legacy Course gives players a panoramic view of their journey: the headlands, mangroves and spectacular ocean. On No. 3, golfers descend into a tropical sanctuary where the centuries-old mangroves line the fairways. As players complete No. 15, they return to the sea and encounter two of the most visually stunning golf holes in the world. The incredible No. 17, named El Caiman and No. 18, Los Dos Rezos (The Two Prayers) named justifiably so for the two carries over water before reaching the green. If your golf game isnt the best, bring your camera, because youll get a great picture. said Nick Faldo.
The Faldo Legacy Course at Roco Ki is the first of three planned courses at Roco Ki. Designed by Golf Hall of Fame member, Nick Faldo, the 18-hole resort golf course will also include a clubhouse complete with a restaurant and golf shop. Roco Ki features a wealth of luxury residential opportunities. In addition to the 337-room Westin Roco Ki Beach & Golf Resort (opening in 2009), which features Westin Jungle Luxe Bungalows, Cliffside Villas and Condominiums, Roco Ki also offers spacious beachfront residences and impressive four-level EcoDream villas. The Fairmont Roco Ki will join the elite community in the next phase. Situated on 2,500 acres and a 3.2 mile beach, Roco Ki has definitely raised the bar for luxury lifestyle in the Caribbean.

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