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Golf & Other Sports

Golf

Provo Golf Club; an 18-hole championship largest golf course in the Turks and Caicos Islands opened November 1992 (black tees 3,202yds, white tees 2,865yds). Owned by the water company, it is located within walking distance of the Club Med, Allegro Resort, Grace Bay Club and Ocean Club. Provo Golf Club with fully stocked Pro-shop & golf club's highly regarded casual dining restaurant at Fairways Bar and Grill is also recognized for its many tournaments and member events held during the year.


The clubhouse is one of the country club's most distinctive features and is renowned throughout Provo as being one of the island's signature buildings. Provo Golf & Country Club also has lighted tennis courts, in case you have the energy for a few nighttime matches following an afternoon of golf. Tel: 649-946-5991, +1 (649) 946 5126, 877 218 9124 (Toll Free for US & Canada), Fax: +1 (649) 946 5992, Email: pros...@provogolfclub.com

FUN WORLD TCI, where it’s always “a world of fun” for kids and the young at heart. One and a half acre beautifully landscaped and challenging 18-hole miniature golf course presents a challenge for any age. Water hazards, bunkers, a waterfall and pond are just a few of the obstacles that stand between you and golfing immortality, Grand Prix “Go Cart” Race Track and Video Game Arcade. The bar and grill offers a wide selection of food and beverages and Karaoke entertainment complemented by the friendliest service in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Tel: 649-941-4653, 941-4fun, Fax: 649-941-4759.

Waterloo Golf Club is a 9 hole, 2,758yds, par 54 course built in the grounds of the Office of the Governor of the Turks & Caicos Islands. Officially opened on January 3, 1998, it was designed by His Excellency the Governor and built entirely by volunteers, including the Governor himself. The course which is 2758 yards long, is open to tourists. It is located just a few hundred yards from the Cruise Ship Center. Regular competitions held at the Waterloo Golf Club include the Governor's Trophy, the AGM Tournament, the Easter Tournament, the Mike Cassidy Memorial Trophy, the Heineken Tournament, the Grand Turk Trophy and the Boxing Day Tournament.Call 649-946-2308 or Fax (649) 946 2903 at the Governor's office.

Most hotels offer 3-5 day packages of green fees and mandatory carts, T9465991, F9465992. Licensed snackbar. An amateur open golf championship is held in October. The former Governor created a nine-hole golf course on Grand Turk in the grounds of his residence.

Tennis

Most resorts have tennis facilities and even instructors who can help with your game, also have tennis court lit for night play. There are tennis courts on Grand Turk at the Coral Reef and on Provo at Club Med, Erebus Inn, T9413527 and the Allegro Resort. There are also courts on Pine Cay and at the Parrot Cay Resort and on North Caicos at Club Vacanze. A small but active squash community welcomes visitors and can be contacted at Johnston Apartments, Kings Court, T9465683.

Body Building: Island Network sports and fitness centre with aqua/land aerobics is at Ports of Call across from Allegro Resort, contact Darlene, T9464240. Fun & Fit Health Club, at the Erebus Inn, offers weights and machines, aerobics, pool, tennis, personal training and nutrition advice. There is a certified fitness trainer, T9413527, ask for Lisa. On Grand Turk there is a small fitness centre next to South Primary School.

Horse Riding

Horse-riding on Grand Turk with a backdrop of white sand and turquoise water can be arranged by phoning Gail Johnston at Arawak Inn, T649-946-2277, and on Salt Cay by contacting Brian Sheedy at Mount Pleasant Guest House. Caicos Corral - Providenciales - 649-331-3939. Saddle up Providenciales and the Turks and Caicos Islands on horseback riding on Grace Bay Beach with Caicos Corral. Novice riders and experienced equestrians are welcome for morning and afternoon rides, as well as moonlit adventures along the shore. T: 649-331-3939.
Provo Ponies is a small horseback riding stable located on the southeast end of the island of Providenciales even for beginner & Novice with guide according to our Riding Ability. T: 649-241-6350 / 649-946-5252, Email: cami...@tciway.tc

Chukka Caribbean Adventures at Grand Turk operates some of the wildest and most fun-filled wide variety of excursions such as Horse Back Ride n' Swim, Zion "Bob Marley" Bus Line, 4x4 Off-Road Safaris, Jungle River Tubing, Zipline Canopy Tour, ATV, Bicycle, Hiking, and Airboat experiences. Horseback Ride ‘n’ Swim starts from the Grand Turk Indigenous Horse Shelter. Once mounted on your horse, you will go for a leisurely walk along the beach whilst enjoying the view of the crystal clear Atlantic Ocean. The guides will then unsaddle your mounts and prepare them for the swim. You then remount your horse, with a halter and enter the ocean for the “Experience of a Lifetime”. For the more adventurous at heart, climb behind the wheel of your very own purpose built, tubular frame sand dune buggy. These buggies are used especially for traveling on the vast sand dunes of the ICA deserts of Peru. Get back in your buggies and journey along the east coast back to the cruise ship pier. Travel through North Creek by Jeep “safari themed 4x4 F250’s” you will pass the St. Thomas Anglican Church, the first church built on Grand Turk by Bermudian settlers, on your way to the South-eastern side of the island. T: Montego Bay 1-888-4-CHUKKA (1-888-424-8552), (876) 953-6699, F: (876) 684-9931, Email: i...@chukkacaribbean.com.

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