Divi Resorts has announced that The Links at Divi Aruba, a 9-hole golf course located at the Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, will open on October 29, 2004.
The golf course, which is being designed by leading architects Litten/Viola J.V. of Boynton Beach, Florida, will offer golfers play on ecologically- and player-friendly Paspalum grass and over water and beautifully landscaped lagoons.
The course will be open to the public, with premium tee times reserved for guests of the three Divi Resorts in Aruba - Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort, Divi Dutch Village Beach Resort - and of their two affiliate properties in Aruba, Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives.
The course will have two par 5 holes, five par 4 holes and two par 3 holes, with three tee boxes per hole and distance markers at 150 and 200 yards, as well as on sprinkler heads.
Six holes will play over water or along lagoons. The back total length of the course will be 3,149 yards (Gold Tee), the middle total length 2,857 yards (White Tee) and the front total length 2,410 yards (Red Tee). The course will also feature a conveniently located beverage stations after the third and sixth holes.
Green fees for 9 holes of golf including the use of a golf cart, which is mandatory, will be US$55 during low season (now through December 17, 2004), and $70 during the high season (December 18, 2004 - April 30, 2005). Green fees for 18 holes will be $80 during the low season and $105 during the high season. Special replay round rates will be available as will reduced green fees for Divi Resorts’ hotel and timeshare guests, guests Divi Resorts’ two affiliate resorts and local island residents. Golfers will be able to rent clubs for $20 per round (9 or 18 holes) during the low season and $30 per round during the high season.
Tee times can be reserved at any of the Divi Resorts and their two affiliate properties in Aruba or via the website www.divigolf.com beginning October 1, 2004.