The first hole is considered by some to be the toughest hole on the island, though getting by that without much of a blemish still doesn't mean you'll be out of the woods entirely. Though it's a relatively short course, it can be deceptive and will require a decent short game in order to turn in a solid scorecard. The ocean breeze can be stiff and will wreak havoc at times. However, the friendly membership and the spectacular vistas should be enough to keep your chin up even when your golf game isn't where you want it to be.
The course is open for business year round.Founded in 1922, this golf course on Bermuda has become an established site for visiting golfers. The lay of the land, holes, and feared sand traps were created by Devereux Emmet, the lead architect of the course. It has been given a course rating of 66.9, and its 18 holes measure out a total of 5457 yards.
The colorful and quintessentially Bermudan flora all around the course is one of its major appeals, though the views you'll have of the ocean on one side and the marina on the other are what make this such a beautiful place to play a round. A number of holes run right up next to water, and are especially scenic.
Check out this table for a brief summary of this course.
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It'll cost you $155 to play a full round, and you can rent a set of clubs for $35.
The course is normally members-only, but they do open their doors to the public on weekends. Wear proper golf attire, but no metal spikes.
The closest urban neighbor to Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club is Hamilton.
At just ten and a half miles away away from the course, the most proximate airport,, is typically used by the same group of tourists as those that go golfing at Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options nearby. Notable courses in the area include Belmont Hills Golf Club, , and Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton. All of them are within two and a half miles and the nearest one of the group, Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton, is just a small distance off from the main golf course, so it won't be troublesome to plan going over for a few rounds of golf.
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 is an impressive choice of places to stay close by, so there will also be a relatively high number of additional tourists and hotel guests golfing and exploring alongside you. Those looking to stay in the vicinity of this golf course have many good options to consider. Below, you'll see a list of the hotels found closest to Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club.
|Granaway Guest House & Cottages||1.2||NE||Hotel|
|Watercolours||1.8||NE||B & B|
|Inverurie Executive Suites Hotel||2.0||NE||Hotel|
|Fourways Inn & Cottages||2.0||ENE||Hotel|
Situated on the western outskirts of Warwick Parish, Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club offers a great opportunity for golfing. Regardless of whether or not you're rooming nearby, you are free to drop by to enjoy a great time. It is 3.1 miles south west of Hamilton.
Location: 26 Riddells Bay Road, Warwick Parish, Bermuda
Primary Phone: (441) 238-1060
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