El Salvador

Map of El Salvador


Bordering the Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and Honduras, El Salvador is the smallest country in continental America (sometimes known as “Pulgarcito de America” or Tom Thumb of the Americas) and is the only Central American nation without a Caribbean coastline.

El Salvador’s tourism industry has developed dramatically in recent years with increasing number of North American and European visitors arriving to sample mainly the beaches and nightlife. Some tourists to the former war-torn country are drawn by El Salvador's troubled past, looking to find the likes of guns and uniforms used by the National Liberation Front during the 1980s. The mountain town of Perquin, which was regarded as the guerilla capital, now market a “Museum of the Revolution”, complete with a variety of Soviet weaponry.

The El Salvador Golf Federation was founded in 2005 and looks after the country’s golfing interests across a handful of golf courses in this diminutive country.

Top 100 Golf Courses - El Salvador


1st El Salvador Ranking

The crater-shaped Lake Ilopango provides a lovely backdrop to the tropical golf course at Club Salvadoreno in Corinto, which is carved through dense jungle, providing a remarkably entertaining and challenging round of golf.


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2nd El Salvador Ranking

Situated on the Pacific coast, the 18-hole layout at Las Veraneras Golf Resort lies within a large 450-acre estate and is open for play to members and public alike.


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El Salvador Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Esa Makinen Courses Played 1