Cotton Bay Golf Club

Golfers use to flock to Eleuthera back in the 50s and 60s, but over time the golf courses on the island slipped into neglect. However, this course is trying to reverse the trend and attempting to put the island back on the golfing map. The course isn't yet the best the Bahamas has to offer, but if you're looking for a quiet spot to play a few relaxing holes, this might be just the spot.

Course Description

The course layout, hole placement, and practice areas are all part of the design by Robert Trent Jones, the architect of this golf course. The golf course features 18 holes, which stretch out a total length of 7068 yards.

The course features subtle, though distinct, changes in elevation, and is surrounded by the beautiful sights and sounds of this peaceful Bahamanian island. Native tree groves dot the course and a number of its holes are situated right along the stunning coastline, and look out onto the turquoise waters offshore.

At a Glance

Be sure to look through the following table for a few quick facts.

Cotton Bay Golf Club Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 7068 -- -- -- --

What's Nearby

The closest metropolitan area to Cotton Bay Golf Club is Rock Sound.

The closest airport is Rock Sound International Airport, so tourists landing and departing there may want to plan on golfing here. The airport is just eight and a half miles away out from this golf course.

The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. There aren't any major hotels near this course, but it can appeal to guests from some of the smaller hotels nearby.

Location

Located on the southern part of the island of Eleuthera, 1.8 miles east-southeast of Green Castle, Cotton Bay Golf Club provides a great opportunity for golfing. Whether or not you are rooming in the vicinity, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. If you're wondering, Rock Sound is seven and a half miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the north.

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (800) 255-4539

Secondary Phone: (954) 915-4616

Website: http://www.discovercottonbay.com/club_main.html

 

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