It’s no secret that Bermuda is a golfer’s paradise. Pleasant weather, dramatic oceanfront fairways and more golf courses per capita than anywhere else in the world help the island to secure this title.
Grab your Bermuda shorts and golf shirt and come over - you’ll find wonderful world-class courses spread over just 21 square miles. Jump in the golf cart, here are some you have to try.
Port Royal Golf Course
5 Port Royal Golf Course Road Southampton SB, 03, Bermuda
Port Royal Golf Course offers breathtaking views and gives keen golf enthusiasts the chance to play like a pro. The green is in fantastic condition due to the PGA Tour championships held every year.
Take a virtual tour of the course to get a feel for it here - all you’re missing is the smell of the ocean and the warm Atlantic sunshine. Those will have to wait until your next visit.
The signature hole is the acclaimed 16th, beautifully situated above jagged cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. If you’re looking for a challenge, the hole requires a near-perfect shot to reach the well-bunkered green. Good luck!
Tucker’s Point Golf Club
60 Tucker's Point Drive, Hamilton HS 02, Bermuda
Located on the east end of the island, Tucker’s Point is one of Bermuda’s oldest courses. However, a dramatic redesign in recent years has put it on the radar of the golf world’s elite, earning several accolades as a result.
All greens have been rebuilt with an imported hybrid Bermuda grass to provide a smoother putting surface. Nature lovers will enjoy being surrounded by the island paradise and undulating coastline. The best part? It’s only minutes from an international airport so you can go from tarmac to tee off in no time.
Turtle Hill Golf Club
101 South Shore Road, Southampton, Bermuda, SN02
Located in Fairmont Southampton, Turtle Hill Golf Club boasts 18 challenging par 3 holes. Winner of Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play Golf”, you won’t be disappointed by the spectacular views and sub-tropical surroundings.
Turtle Hill Golf Club is also pioneering FootGolf in Bermuda, the newest sport to come to the island. A unique fusion of soccer and golf, kick around a soccer ball on the course into golf cups in as few shots as possible. It’s a fun activity to get your heart pumping, book it here.
Mid Ocean Golf Club
1 Mid Ocean Drive, St.George's, Bermuda
The Mid Ocean Club is a prestigious private member's club with a first-class golf course. You can apply for a membership and visitors are most welcome to play mid-week.
Situated in picturesque Tucker's Town, members from all four corners of the world are drawn to these peaceful greens. You can ask for their availability here.
Built in 1921, Mid Ocean Golf Club is rated as one of the world's greatest courses. This is testament to the genius of its world-renowned founder, ‘father of American golf’, Charles Blair Macdonald.
Bermuda Fun Golf
9 Sally Port Lane Sandys, MA 01, Bermuda
It may not be where the pros go to work on their swing, but Bermuda Fun Golf is a fantastic place for the whole family. Play 18 fun and testing holes of oceanfront miniature golf near the Royal Naval Dockyard.
Every hole is modeled after a different famous golf hole from around the world, from Pebble Beach to Turnberry and even some of Bermuda’s own.
Bermuda Fun Golf is a great outing for golf enthusiasts day or night, with glow-in-the-dark games after sunset. Kick back and enjoy a post-round cocktail at the on-site Caddy Shack bar and concession.
They can accommodate groups of all sizes and for all occasions, you don’t need to make any reservations if you’re a group of 10 or less. However, if you wish to contact them, you can do so here.
Come and enjoy a round on the spectacular golf courses of Bermuda and after getting that hole-in-one, you can celebrate with a delicious Dark ‘n’ Stormy cocktail. The island is just a two-hour flight from the east coast of the US, so jetting over for some friendly tee time is a breeze.
However, wouldn’t it be fantastic to wake up every day and take just a short walk to these amazing courses?
Life in Bermuda Is a Hole-in-One
The beautiful island is packed full of culture, history, architecture and fun. Its golf courses are gorgeous but there’s plenty more to experience.
To help you plan your trip, we’ve put together a free guide on everything you can expect from island life. From information about every parish on the island to the events you can get involved with all year round, it’s the ultimate resource for those looking to make their mark in the pink sand of Bermuda.
Discover more by clicking the link below.