There’s nothing better than starting your day with a round of golf, complemented by stunning ocean views and cliffside scenery. Swing against the light North Atlantic breeze and enjoy the mild temperature that Bermuda provides – perfect for working on your putting.
If you’re wondering how many golf courses there are in Bermuda and where to get your golf fix, you’re in the right place. Bermuda has eight golf courses in total, the highest concentration of courses in the world for a country of its size. Many of Bermuda’s golf courses are award-winning and the island has even hosted the PGA Grand Slam of Golf twice.
Find out more about them by clicking on each of the eight golf courses below.
Port Royal Golf Course
Details: Southampton Parish, 18 holes, 6842 yards, Par 71
Open: 6am – 10pm every day
With stunning views and 18 championship holes, it’s easy to see why Port Royal is a popular course in Bermuda. The course is home to the annual PGA Tour championship and was ranked among the best public golf courses in the world by Golf Digest. It also happens to be a course loved by American pro golfer Jack ‘The Golden Bear’ Nicklaus.
Get a feel for this award-winning course by taking a virtual tour.
Tucker’s Point Golf Club
Details: St George’s Parish, 18 holes, 6491 yards, Par 70
Open: Get in touch for opening and closing times
Although Tucker’s Point is one of the island’s oldest golf courses, its recent redesign has made it a hotspot for avid golfers, attracting golfing elites and accolades as a result. The redesign of this 18-hole course in the grounds of the luxurious Rosewood Resort and Spa was overseen by Roger Rulewich.
Despite being located near the airport, the course is lush with well-manicured and world-class greenery and natural views. The greens have all been designed with hybrid Bermuda grass for a smooth, faster putting experience.
The Mid Ocean Club
Details: St George’s Parish, 18 holes, 6530 yards, Par 71
Founded by the world-renowned ‘father of American golf’, Charles Blair Macdonald, this is a course that offers members a first-class, private experience.
The Mid Ocean Club lives up to its hype, boasting peaceful greens with amazing views and exclusivity for the more elite and esteemed players in the world of golf. It was built in the 1920s and has a clientele of members from across the globe.
Turtle Hill Golf Club
Rating: 4.5 stars
Details: Southampton Parish, 18 holes, 2684 yards, Par 54
Open: 7am – 5pm every day
Turtle Hill Golf Club at the Fairmont Southampton is a great Par 3 course for golfers wanting to improve their short game or have a quick round.
Even at 2,684-yard, the course was crowned one of the “Best Places to Play Golf” three times by Golf Digest and boasts ocean views and 18 Par-3 holes. While you’re playing a round at Turtle Hill, you’ll love taking in the sub-tropical surroundings and spectacular views.
Fun fact: Turtle Hill Golf Club is leading the charge in FootGolf in Bermuda. It’s the newest sport to come to the island, combining the best of soccer and golf.
Belmont Hills Golf Course
Where: Warwick Parish, 18 holes, 6017 yards, Par 70
Open: Get in touch for opening and closing times
Busy local life meets classic Bermudian beauty at Belmont Hills Golf Course. Located in Paget, this scenic course offers fantastic views of the bustling Hamilton Harbour and the Great Sound.
With slender fairways, multi-tiered greens and strategically-created bunkers, Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Course is perfect for golfers seeking to test their skills.
The course was designed by golf course architect Algie M. Pulley, Jr. in 2002. It blends great views with holes to test and challenge players of all abilities while paying homage to the natural beauty Bermuda is famed for.
Ocean View Golf Club
Details: Devonshire Parish, 9 holes, 2940 yards, Par 35
Open: 8 am – 4 pm
A premiere nine-hole course that’s rated highly by Golf Digest, Ocean View has it all. From its breathtaking scenery – which, as the name suggests, overlooks the coast – to its challenging and meticulously-designed range of tee positions and tricky par 70, this is a golf course you just have to visit.
It takes only seven minutes to escape Hamilton City, so it’s easy to get to. Before you know it, you have a warm breeze in your hair and sunlight is glistening off your club shaft as you make your way around this tranquil golf club.
The Bermuda Golf Academy & Driving Range
Details: Southampton, 40 Practice Bays, 320 yard Driving Range, Practice Green
Open: 10 am – 10 pm, Tuesday – Saturday
Love golf but don’t want the hassle of packing your own clubs? Or maybe you’re new to the sport and want to practise your swing or get some mentorship? The Bermuda Golf Academy & Driving Range is the perfect spot for you.
The range has a 320-yard driving range, golf instruction by PGA professionals, club rental, 8-hole practise chipping and putting green and is open until late. What more could you ask for?
Bermuda Fun Golf
Details: Royal Naval Dockyard, 18 holes, Par 65, fun mini course
Open: noon – 8 pm, Friday – Saturday
Golf doesn’t have to be all about expensive gear and exclusive clubs. Like any sport or hobby, it’s meant to be enjoyed too. Get your family involved in the sport for a fun day out at Bermuda Fun Golf.
This oceanfront miniature golf course has 18 holes. They’re all modeled after famous golf holes, so there are plenty of chances for your group to put their golf skills to the test and enjoy some healthy competition.
If you’re looking for more to do when you aren’t on the golf course, we have a guide on what you can do with the family during your Bermuda vacation – whenever you decide to visit.
Making the Most of Bermuda
With the help of our 12 Months in Bermuda guide, you’ll know exactly what’s happening on this island every month. Whether you want to do something relaxing or do something with the entire family, this is the ultimate resource to know what’s going on and what you can get involved in.
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