Bermuda is actually well-known for its beautiful courses. This is because there are so many quality courses in one small place. Visitors will not have to travel far to experience them. There are eight different courses in 22 square miles. That’s more courses per square mile than everywhere else in the world. With a range of par 3 to the championship levels, no player will be disappointed by the Bermuda golf courses.
Located on ocean-view property, Bermuda Fun boasts 18 holes that mimic some of the ‘famous’ holes from the United States, Bermuda, and Scotland. There is a nice waterfall that flows into a few salt water ponds. In addition, you can go and relax at the ‘Caddy Shack’ bar. This is certainly a good course for both the family and the individual player. Address: Royal Naval Dockyard,
Sandys Parish on the West End.
This club has been renovated and now it’s more difficult. It’s par 70 and the renovation has made the greens much faster. The course is quite scenic and features a waterfall and a couple manufactured lakes. There is an extraordinary ocean-view that sets it apart from the others. Esteemed columnist Ben Wright has been quoted as being “lost in admiration” when viewing the Belmont Hills. You couldn’t blame him if you saw it for yourself. Address: 25 Belmont Hills Drive,Warwick Parish on the west end.
Golf Digest has rated this one of the best public courses and the New York Times has rated it as the best of course in Bermuda. It features 18 championship holes with amazing ocean-views. It is the best looking, and longest course in the entire country. This is why Port Royal hosts the PGA Grand Slam, an annual tournament featuring the best competitors in the world. Address: 5 Middle Road, Southampton Parish on the West End.
Riddell’s Bay Country Club
This is the oldest club in the entire country. It first opened in 1922. Not only is it the oldest, but also one of the most challenging. The course is on a 600 acre Peninsula and the holes are placed close to the ocean. Riddell’s Bay has a certain charm to it that makes visitors keep coming back. This is a private club, but island visitors are welcome to play. Address: 26 Riddell’s Bay Road
Warwick Parish on the West End.
Bermuda Golf Academy & Driving Range
This is Bermuda’s #1 Facility. The Academy and Driving Range is a huge facility that has an 18 hole putting and chipping green, 320 yd driving range, 35 practice bays, and lighting until 10pm. There are PGA tour professionals giving instruction as well as cheap prices for club rentals and ball buckets. There is also an 18 hole mini-golf course that can be fun for the family. Address: 10 Industrial Park Road, Southampton Parish on the West End.
With many great options, you will soon realize that there is nothing like Bermuda golf courses. It may be a small island, but hitting the links can be a big part of your vacation experience. From the ocean views to the great weather, this island is the perfect place to play.