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, hole placement, and sand traps are all part of the design by Ernie Els, the lead architect of this golf course. They have 18 holes here, and they stretch out a 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

Glance through the chart below for a few 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 putting isn't your strong suit, plan to arrive a little early to get in some practice time. Fortunately, this course does house a practice putting green for guests to practice on. Beginners or seasoned golfers that are fine tuning their swing can make use of the driving range that is found here.

What's Nearby

Albany Golf Course is in the same area as 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 may want to plan on golfing here. The airport is about three miles away from this golf course.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other golf courses to choose from nearby. Well- known courses in the area include Royal Blue, Paradise Island Golf Course, and Blue Shark Golf Course. Each is within 13 and a half miles and the nearest one of the bunch, Blue Shark Golf Course, is only a short hike off from the main golf course, so you can plan stopping in for a few rounds of golf.

How many other people you encounter while playing a few rounds will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are no major hotels next to this course, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the area's smaller hotels. Those who'd like to stay in this vicinity have some viable options to consider. Below, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.

Places to Stay Near Albany Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
The Island House 1.5 NNW Hotel
Compass Point 3.8 NNE Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 4.0 NNE Hotel
Orange Hill Beach Inn 4.7 NE Hotel
Ocean West Boutique Hotel 5.3 NE Hotel
Sandyport Beaches Resort 6.4 NE Hotel
Netties Place at Casuarinas -- -- Hotel

Location

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

Location: New Providence

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (242) 676-6023

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

Email: info@albanybahamas.com

 

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