This is a par 3 course, but it nevertheless can provide a bit of a challenge even to experienced golfers. You'll play through a number of bunkers and water hazards, but the most challenging aspect might be the still winds that are usually blowing hard off the ocean. You'll need a good short game and careful club selection if you plan on turning in a good score here.
Theodore Robinson designed the course. The course has 18 holes, which measure a total of 2684 yards. Also be aware that there is a golf professional, Bruce Sims, on the premises, so consider golfing here if you're not an experienced golfer.
Sharp elevation changes in addition to the wind create challenges for many golfers, but with the phenomenal ocean views you'll have, it's impossible to get too down on yourself after a poor shot. Despite the incredible amount of golf courses in the area, this one might be able to rightly claim to have the most stunning views of the Atlantic. The natural foliage and palm trees add to an already distinctly tropical feel.
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Depending on the time of day, 18 holes will cost you between $45 and $86, with a reduced fee for juniors. Moreover, the price includes 1/2 the cost of a cart rental.
Proper golf attire is required, and steel spikes are not allowed.
The closest populated area to Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton is Hamilton.
At 11 and a half miles away out from the golf course, the most proximate airport,, is often utilized by the same group of travelers as people who golf at Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton.
If you are someone who likes variety, there are three other golfing options near this one. Notable courses in the area are Belmont Hills Golf Club, , and Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club. All of them are within two and a half miles and the nearest one of the bunch, Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club, is just a small interval off from the main golf course, so it won't be a bother to plan on going over for a few rounds of golf.
Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying nearby. This area is a hotel hot spot, so if you're looking for a place to stay close to this location, you won't have trouble finding a spot. Which hotels are closest to the sand pits at Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton? The table below lists nearby options.
|Granaway Guest House & Cottages||2.0||NE||Hotel|
|Greene's Guest House||2.0||W||B & B|
|Watercolours||2.5||NE||B & B|
|Surf Side Beach Club||2.7||ENE||Hotel|
Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton, within Fairmont Southampton, is found in Southampton Parish, on Bermuda; it's four miles (six kilometers) to the south west of Hamilton.
Address: 101 South Shore Road, Southampton Parish, Bermuda
Primary Phone: (441) 239-6952
Secondary Phone: (441) 238-0555
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