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.
Golfers can head over knowing that it will be a modern, up-to-date facility. It opened in 2008. The lay of the land, holes, and feared sand traps are all part of the design by Greg Norman, the architect of Blue Shark Golf Course. There are 18 holes here, which stretch out a distance 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.
Review the table below for a brief summary.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
If your highest skill isn't putting, arrive a bit before you're scheduled to tee off to get in a little practice. Luckily, the golf course does have a putting green for golfers to use. Beginners or even seasoned golfers who are fine tuning their swing could take advantage of the driving range that is found here.
The closest major area you'll find to Blue Shark Golf Course is Cable Beach.
The nearest airport is, so tourists landing and departing there might want to consider golfing here. The airport is only four and a half miles away from this course.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options nearby. Notable courses in the area include Albany Golf Course, , and Paradise Island Golf Course. All of which are within 15 miles and the nearest of the group, Albany Golf Course, is just a small interval off from the main golf course, so it won't be hard to make stopping by for some rounds on the links.
The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full area hotel rooms are. You won't find abundant numbers of hotels to choose from nearby, so you won't find the region crowded with additional hotel guests. Those hoping to stay in the vicinity of this golf course should be able to find what they are looking for. In the following table, you'll see a list of the hotels found closest to Blue Shark Golf Course.
|The Island House||1.9||NNE||Hotel|
|A Stones Throw Away||5.0||NE||Hotel|
|Orange Hill Beach Inn||5.9||NE||Hotel|
|Ocean West Boutique Hotel||6.5||NE||Hotel|
|Sandyport Beaches Resort||7.6||NE||Hotel|
|Netties Place at Casuarinas||--||--||Hotel|
Positioned on the island of New Providence, 1.6 miles south-southeast of Lyford Cay, Blue Shark Golf Course offers a fun golfing experience. Regardless of whether or not you are staying particularly close, you are free to stop by to experience some of their offerings. It's south west of Cable Beach.
Location: 200 South Ocean Drive, New Providence
Primary Phone: (407) 589-7200
Secondary Phone: (866) 913-1872
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