Port Royal Golf Course

Port Royal Golf Course is one of the best public courses around, featuring 18 championship holes and annually hosting the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. It's nearly 7,000 yards, making it the longest course on Bermuda, and has been named by the New York Times as the best on the island.

Course Description

The course is open daily from 7:30am - 6:00pm unless dusk is expected prior to that. Hours for lessons are identical.

Founded in 1970, this golf course on Bermuda has become a classic spot for a round of golf. Robert Trent Jones Sr designed Port Royal Golf Course. The golf course has a course rating of 72.4, and its 18 holes have a total length of 6401 yards. Also be aware that there is a pro, Dwayne Pearman, available on the grounds, so consider this location if you'd like some pointers on your back-swing.

Located on the westernmost part of the island, golfers will get to take in sweeping views of the Atlantic at every hole. You'll have to play around a number of lakes, and will be forced to deal with the brutal sand traps that surround in the greens. The 16th might be the most picturesque of the all the holes, but you'll be in awe every time you get a glimpse of the undulating coastline.

At a Glance

Take a look at the following table for a quick summary of this course.

Port Royal Golf Course Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 71 6401 72.4 138 Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

Port Royal Golf Course accepts most major credit cards.

They recommend that you book at least 72 hours in advance to ensure availability.

Amenities

If your highest skill isn't putting, plan to arrive a little before you're scheduled to tee off to get in some practice time. The great thing is that this course does have a putting green for golfers to make the most of. Learning beginners or professionals that are practicing their swing should make use of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

The closest metropolitan area to Port Royal Golf Course is Somerset Village.

Only 13 miles away out from the course, the most proximate airport, LF Wade International Airport, is consistently used by the same group of visitors as those golfing at Port Royal Golf Course.

If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are three other golfing options near this one. Notable courses in the area include Bermuda Golf Academy, Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club, and Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton. All of which are within three miles and the closest of the group, Bermuda Golf Academy, is just a meager hike away from the main golf course, so it won't be hard to plan heading over for some rounds on the links.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how packed the area's hotels are. You can generally expect to share the course with more than a few hotel guests who are staying close by. Still need a place to stay? You will find plenty of hotels near this course. Several of the closest ones have been listed in the table below.

Places to Stay Near Port Royal Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Pompano Beach Club 0.3 WNW Resort
Greene's Guest House 0.7 ESE B & B
The Reefs 2.2 ESE Resort
Fairmont Southampton 2.9 E Resort
Cambridge Beaches Resort 3.3 N Resort
Granaway Guest House & Cottages 4.1 E Hotel
Longtail Cliffs Apartments 4.2 E Hotel

Location

Port Royal Golf Course is located on the western edge of Southampton Parish, in the general vicinity of Hog Bay; it's to the south of Somerset Village.

Location: 5 Middle Road, Southampton Parish, Bermuda

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (441) 234-0974

FAX: (441) 234-3562

Website: http://www.portroyalgolf.bm/

Email: prgc@bermudagolf.bm

 

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