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.
The course layout, hole placement, and feared sand traps reflect the design of Theodore Robinson, the architect of this golf course. The course features 18 holes, which measure a total length of 2684 yards. Also note that there is a pro, Bruce Sims, handy, so think about golfing here if you need instruction or tips.
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.
You can look through this table for a few key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
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.
Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton is near Hamilton, the most close by metropolitan area, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option.
The nearest airport is, so tourists flying in there should highly plan on golfing here. The airport is just 11 and a half miles away off from this golf course.
If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are some other courses near Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Belmont Hills Golf Club, , and Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club. Each is within two and a half miles and the nearest of the three, Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club, is just a meager hike off from the main course, so it won't be troublesome to make heading over for some rounds on the links.
Whether the golf course is full of players or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There may be hotel options close by, so you can expect to encounter a decent number of other visiting guests having a good time golfing and exploring alongside you. Those hoping to stay in a hotel near this course shouldn't have much difficulty booking a room. In the following table, we've listed the hotels which are nearest to Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton.
|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|
Located on the eastern edge of Southampton Parish, Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton is found within Fairmont Southampton, and offers a great opportunity for golfing. Regardless of whether or not you are rooming particularly close, you are free to stop by for some fun in the sun. It is 3.8 miles south west of Hamilton.
Location: 101 South Shore Road, Southampton Parish, Bermuda
Primary Phone: (441) 239-6952
Secondary Phone: (441) 238-0555
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