Blue Shark Golf Course

The greens at Blue Shark are fairly large, but they are also well-protected by creative bunkering. Fairway width varies throughout the course -- narrow and lined with trees at times, and wide open at others. Trees and other natural obstacles add further to the difficulty, but the course remains relatively player-friendly.

Course Description

Built in 2008, golf enthusiasts heading to this golf course should enjoy freshly built, modern facilities. The lay of the land, hole placement, and feared sand traps were created by Greg Norman, the architect of Blue Shark Golf Course. There are 18 holes here, and they have a total length of 7117 yards.

The course features a links-style layout and an undulating terrain. It is surrounded by lush wetlands, and is home to a three sizable freshwater lakes. Located on New Providence's southwestern coast, you'll enjoy some nice views of the shimmering Caribbean waters during your round.

At a Glance

Look through this table for a brief summary of this course.

Blue Shark Golf Course Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 71 7117 -- -- Yes Yes

Amenities

If you need some more time to work on your putting, arrive a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to have some practice time. The great thing is that this golf course does have a practice putting green for patrons to make the most of. Learning beginners or seasoned pros who are practicing their swing can take advantage of the driving range that is available here.

What's Nearby

The closest urban neighbor to Blue Shark Golf Course is Cable Beach.

Only four and a half miles away away from the course, the most proximate airport, Lynden Pindling International Airport, is often utilized by the same group of tourists as people who golf at Blue Shark Golf Course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are some other courses near this one. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Albany Golf Course, Royal Blue, and Paradise Island Golf Course. Each is within 15 miles and the closest of the bunch, Albany Golf Course, is only a quick trip off from the main course, so it won't be trouble to plan going over for some rounds on the links.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked in the area. There aren't abundant numbers of accommodations nearby, meaning the area shouldn't be filled to the brim with additional hotel guests. You'll find a moderate number of hotels near this course, the nearest of which are listed in the following table.

Places to Stay Near Blue Shark Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
The Island House 1.9 NNE Hotel
Compass Point 4.8 NE Hotel
A Stones Throw Away 5.0 NE Hotel
Orange Hill Beach Inn 5.9 NE Hotel
Ocean West Boutique Hotel 6.6 NE Hotel
Sandyport Beaches Resort 7.6 NE Hotel
Netties Place at Casuarinas -- -- Hotel

Location

Blue Shark Golf Course is located on the island of New Providence, 1.6 miles south-southeast of Lyford Cay; it's to the south west of Cable Beach.

Location: 200 South Ocean Drive, New Providence

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (407) 589-7200

Secondary Phone: (866) 913-1872

 

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