Located on the outskirts of downtown Freeport, the course in a convenient location for guests staying in the most popular tourist areas on the island. In addition to the tropical trees and underbrush that enclose the fairways, there are also a few island resorts and residences that dot the surrounding region.
You can golf all year round here. Built in 1966, this course in the Bahamas has become a classic spot for a round of golf. The course layout, hole placement, and bunkers were created by Joe Lee, the architect of Bahamas Princess Ruby Course. It has earned a course rating of 72.4, and its 18 holes measure out to 6884 yards. Also note that there is a pro, Jef Becker, available on the premises, so think about golfing here if you'd like some pointers on your back-swing.
The course is surrounded by thick patches of native trees, and water factors into the equation on three holes. Numerous deep, massive sand traps and narrow fairways provide the bulk of the challenge here. There aren't many elevation changes on this part of the island, and as a result, the course is fairly flat.
Be sure to look through the table below to learn a few quick facts.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
Bahamas Princess Ruby Course accepts the following credit cards: American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.
The closest metropolitan area to Bahamas Princess Ruby Course is Freeport. This city is a mile and a half out from the course. Because it is so near by, it won't take a long time to make a trip with a bit of urban exploration.
The nearest airport is, so vacationers landing and departing there may want to plan for a day of golfing here. The airport is only two and a half miles away off from this golf course.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are some other courses nearby. Well- known courses in the area are Lucayan Golf Course, The Reef Club Golf Course, and Bahamas Princess Emerald Course. Each is within three and a half miles and the closest one of the bunch, Bahamas Princess Emerald Course, is just a small trip off from the main course, so you can plan on a quick trip for a few rounds of golf.
The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest hotels. There are 9 hotels nearby, which are shown in the following table.
|The Royal Islander Hotel||0.3||NE||Hotel|
|Castaways Resort & Suites||0.3||NNE||Hotel|
|Sunrise Resort And Marina||1.5||S||Hotel|
|Club Grand Bahama Sunrise Resort And Marina||1.5||S||Hotel|
|Island Seas Resort||2.2||SE||Resort|
Located in Freeport, a half mile south of downtown Freeport, Bahamas Princess Ruby Course can offer a unique golfing experience. Regardless of whether or not you are staying very close, you should feel free to stop by for some fun in the sun.
Address: West Sunrise Highway, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Primary Phone: (242) 352-6721
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