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 expect this to be a contemporary, up-to-date facility. It first opened in 2008. Greg Norman designed the golf course. The 18 holes here measure a total 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.
You can look through the chart below to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
If you need some more time to work on your putting, plan to arrive a little before you're scheduled to tee off to have some practice time. Fortunately, the course does house a practice putting green for golfers to practice on. Novices or seasoned pros that are practicing their swing can 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.
At only four and a half miles away out from the course, the most proximate airport,, is typically utilized by the same group of tourists as those golfing at Blue Shark Golf Course.
If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are three other golfing options near this one. Well- known courses in the area are Paradise Island Golf Course, and Albany Golf Course. Each is within 15 miles and the closest one of the group, Albany Golf Course, is just a short hike away from the main golf course, so it won't be trouble to plan stopping in for some rounds on the links.,
Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't any large hotels near this golf course, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at the few small hotels in the area. There are a substantial number of hotels near this course. Several of the closest ones have been listed in the table below.
|A Stones Throw Away||5.0||NE||Hotel|
|Orange Hill Beach Inn||5.9||NE||Hotel|
|Sandyport Beaches Resort||7.6||NE||Hotel|
|Netties Place at Casuarinas||--||--||Hotel|
|Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa||8.5||NE||Resort|
Blue Shark Golf Course is found on the island of New Providence, 1.6 miles south-southeast of Lyford Cay; it is to the south west of Cable Beach.
Address: 200 South Ocean Drive, New Providence, New Providence
Primary Phone: (407) 589-7200
Secondary Phone: (866) 913-1872
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