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Play Away: Island Shopping

Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne: It sounds like the guest list for a dinner party. But as the Caribbean learned this fall, these party guests could leave quite a mess: The four hurricanes blitzed the islands, leaving fallen trees and flooding. But no permanent damage was done to these resorts, which are now dangling deals to lure golfers back to their shores.

Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma

Great Exuma
THE DEAL Golf & Spa: nightly accommodations, one round with cart or one 55-minute spa treatment per day, per couple.
THE GOLF Enjoy Greg Norman's year-old, 6,880-yard Bahamian gem, which winds through dunes and mangroves and includes six stunning holes routed along the ocean.
THE PRICE* From $715-$1,095 till April 9; from $595-$920 April 10-May 31. Double occupancy.
CONTACT fourseasons.com; 800-332-3442

One&Only Ocean Club

Paradise Island
THE DEAL Revel in the 16 holes on this Tom Weiskopf design that offer ocean views, six of which sit directly on the water. Keep an eye out for Ernie Els, the club's touring pro.
THE GOLF Timeless Challenge: three nights lodging, daily breakfast, two rounds per person (or four rounds per seven-night stay), airport transfer.
THE PRICE* From $3,870-$7,733 for three-night package; through May 30. Double occupancy.
CONTACT oneandonlyoceanclub.com; 242-363-2501

Westin at Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort

Grand Bahama
THE DEAL Guy's Getaway: three nights Westin accommodations, daily breakfast, unlimited golf, half-day/four-hour fishing trip.
THE GOLF Take your pick of the 1962 Dick Wilson-designed Lucayan and the four-year-old Reef, an RTJ Jr. layout. But first, hone your game at the resort's Jim McLean Golf School.
THE PRICE* From $460 per person, till December 31, 2005. Double occupancy.
CONTACT westin.com; 242-350-5090

Royal Westmoreland

St. James
THE DEAL T+L GOLF Special: discounted unlimited weekly golf pass with any on-site rental booked direct with resort.
THE GOLF Built in 1995 on an old plantation, this RTJ Jr. layout hosts the European Senior Tour's Barbados Open. At 6,870 yards, it's not long, but trade winds make precise shots a must.
THE PRICE* $500 per pass. Must mention T+L GOLF Special when booking.
CONTACT royal-westmoreland.com; 246-422-4653

Sandy Lane

St. James
THE DEAL T+L GOLF Special: complimentary round on Country Club course per person, per stay, with mention of offer when booking.
THE GOLF Pick from three choices: the Old Nine, Tom Fazio's resort-style Country Club or his hotly anticipated Green Monkey, now open for limited guest play; wind's a factor on all.
THE PRICE* Must mention T+L GOLF Special when booking. Till April 30.
CONTACT sandylane.com; 246-444-2000

Puntacana Resort & Club

Punta Cana
THE DEAL Emerald Green: three or seven nights lodging option, daily breakfast and dinner, three rounds each (three-night stay) or five rounds (seven-night stay).
THE GOLF P.B. (son of Pete) Dye designed this seaside stunner in 2001 on what was once all coral rock; ocean views on all 18. Plans call for a Tom Fazio layout to open here in 2006.
THE PRICE* From $723 (three nights) or $1,434 (seven nights), per person. Double occupancy.
CONTACT puntacana.com; 888-442-2262

Raffles Resort Canouan Island

Canouan Island
THE DEAL Endless Green: Add this package to any stay up to seven nights. Unlimited golf with cart, post-round cocktails, one-hour private lesson, two one-hour massages, airport transfers.
THE GOLF Donald Trump's latest venture opened in November. Designed by Jim Fazio, it offers up gorgeous island views, especially the par-five 13th, perched 840 feet above sea level.
THE PRICE* $2,645 per twosome. Does not include accommodations.
CONTACT rafflescanouanisland.com; 877-226-6826

Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort

Rose Hall
THE DEAL The Witch's Spell: daily lodging, all food and beverage, two rounds per night's stay.
THE GOLF The mountainous par-71 Robert von Hagge/Rick Baril-designed White Witch offers water views on 16 holes, myriad elevation changes—and haunted grounds.
THE PRICE* From $795 per room, per night; till December 15, 2005. Double occupancy.
CONTACT ritzcarlton.com; 800-826-9430

Four Seasons Resort Nevis

Pinney's Beach
THE DEAL Spa and Sports: seven nights lodging, five 50-minute spa treatments, daily breakfast, daily dinner, unlimited golf with cart, unlimited tennis, airport transfers.
THE GOLF This 1991 RTJ Jr. stunner offers two vastly different nines. Prepare for 400 feet of elevation change, Caribbean views and, yes, native green monkeys.
THE PRICE* $4,480-$8,980 till December 19, 2005. Double occupancy.
CONTACT fourseasons.com; 800-332-3442

Westin Rio Mar Golf Beach Resort & Spa

Rio Grande
THE DEAL Unlimited Golf Package: three nights lodging, round-trip airport transfers, unlimited golf with cart, daily breakfast. Five-night stay gets one free night and a day of golf; seven gets two.
THE GOLF Set on Puerto Rico's east coast, both courses here—Greg Norman's River and Tom & George Fazio's Ocean—hosted the World Amateur Team Championships in October.
THE PRICE* From $2,320 per room for three nights, till April 17. Double occupancy.
CONTACT westinriomar.com; 800-474-6627

Grace Bay Club

THE DEAL A Golfer's Delight: six nights suite accommodations, daily breakfast, five dinners, five rounds each with cart and course transfer, one hour-long massage each.
THE GOLF Target-style fairways, eight lakes, 2,500 palm trees, limestone outcroppings, abundant birdlife and good conditioning make the Karl Litten-designed Provo GC a fun challenge.
THE PRICE* $5,815-$7,675 per couple; till March 31. Double occupancy.
CONTACT gracebayclub.com; 800-946-5757



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