Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton

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.

Course Description

The course layout, holes, and practice areas all came from the imagination of Theodore Robinson, the architect of this golf course. The golf course has 18 holes, which have a total length of 2684 yards. Also be aware that they've got a golf pro, Bruce Sims, available on the premises who can help novices practice their swing or offer advanced tips for competent players.

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.

At a Glance

You can look through the following table for a brief summary of this course.

Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 54 2684 -- -- -- --

Policies and Fees

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.

What's Nearby

Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton is close to Hamilton, the nearest major area, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go.

Only 11 and a half miles away away from the golf course, the closest airport, LF Wade International Airport, is consistently utilized by the same type of visitors as those golfing at Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other golf courses to choose from close by. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area are Bermuda Golf Academy, Port Royal Golf Course, and Belmont Hills Golf Club. Each is within two and a half miles and the closest one of the three, Bermuda Golf Academy, is just a meager trip away from the main golf course, so it won't be hard to make going over for a few rounds of golf.

The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from nearby hotels. Those who'd like to stay in the vicinity of this golf course have multiple options. In the following table, we've listed the nearest hotels and resorts.

Places to Stay Near Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Fairmont Southampton 0.2 E Resort
The Reefs 0.7 WSW Resort
Longtail Cliffs Apartments 1.6 ENE Hotel
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

Location

Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton, a part of Fairmont Southampton, is located within the eastern part of Southampton Parish, on Bermuda; it is 3.8 miles to the south west of Hamilton.

Location: 101 South Shore Road, Southampton Parish, Bermuda

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (441) 239-6952

Secondary Phone: (441) 238-0555

Website: http://www.fairmont.com/southampton-bermuda/activities-services/golf/

Email: golf.bermuda@fairmont.com

 

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