In 1931 the Curacao Golf & Squash Club was born under the name Shell Golf Club. Originally the board consisted of the local management of Shell and the Golf Club was accessible only to employees of Shell, even though, secretly non-Shell employees interested in golf were admitted to the course.
The Curacao Golf & Squash Club is a small club with approximately 400 members. The 18-holes par 70 course consists of 10 greens that are set in a brilliant oasis of tranquility, rare trees, brushes, birds (wild doves and parrots) and reptiles (iguanas). The Curacao Golf & Squash Club is a very active club where matches are organized almost daily. Because of its convenient location [in the Caribbean with lots of sun and easily reachable] many golfers have migrated to Curacao which has resulted in the fact that the level of the average golfer is high.