Albany Golf Course

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A championship course which has been frequented by the likes of Tiger Woods, Albany has facilities for a full 18 rounds as well as practice facilities available to guests of the resort it is located at as well as full-price paying players.

Albany Golf Course

Course Description

The course layout, holes, and bunkers reflect the design of Ernie Els, the architect of Albany Golf Course. The course features 18 holes, which measure a total distance of 7379 yards.

The course was designed by Ernie Els and features a desert landscape scheme. The course is 7,400 yards with no rough, and there is also a 400-yard driving range, a chipping green, and a putting green. The course is long with sandy dunes and fescue.

At a Glance

Take a minute to read the following table to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.

Albany Golf Course Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 7379 -- -- Yes Yes

Amenities

If you need a little extra help with putting, arrive a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to get in a little practice time. Luckily, the golf course does have a practice putting green for golfers to practice on. Newbies or people who have been playing for years who are fine tuning their swing should take advantage of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

Albany Golf Course is close to Cable Beach, the most close by urban area, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go.

The closest airport is Odyssey Aviation at NAS, so visitors flying in there might want to plan on golfing here. The airport is just three miles away out from this golf course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options nearby. Well- known courses in the area include Royal Blue, Blue Shark Golf Course, and Paradise Island Golf Course. All of which are within 13 and a half miles and the nearest of the bunch, Blue Shark Golf Course, is only a meager distance away from the main golf course, so it won't be a bother to plan heading over for a few rounds of golf.

The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't too many lodging options within easy reach of the course, meaning the region is seldom crawling with additional vacationers. Those who hope to stay in this neighborhood should be able to find something they like without any trouble. In the following table, you'll see a list of the hotels found closest to Albany Golf Course.

Places to Stay Near Albany Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Compass Point 3.8 NNE Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 4.0 NNE Hotel
Orange Hill Beach Inn 4.7 NE Hotel
Sandyport Beaches Resort 6.4 NE Hotel
Netties Place at Casuarinas -- -- Hotel
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa 7.3 NE Resort
Westwind Club 7.5 NE Hotel

Location

Albany Golf Course, on the premises of Albany Resort, lies on the island of New Providence, 2.2 miles south of Old Fort Bay; it's to the south west of Cable Beach.

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (242) 676-6023

Website: http://www.albanybahamas.com/golf/

Email: info@albanybahamas.com

 

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