View of the 16th hole at Port Royal Golf Course
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4.8
241 Reviews (241)
5 Stars
183
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
97.0%
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234 out of 241 reviews
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4.9
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.0%
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24 out of 25 reviews
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4.8
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.5%
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42 out of 44 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6539 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.1

Located on the shorefront of Southampton Parish, the Port Royal Golf Course is one of the most frequented public golf courses in Bermuda and it is even known as being one of Jack Nicklaus' favorites. Robert Trent Jones designed this 18-hole course, which hosts the Bermuda Open Championship every year. Doglegs and wind are just some of the factors that will challenge golfers on this course. The signature hole is the scenic and rather infamous 16th, situated precariously atop craggy cliffs that overlook the Atlantic Ocean. The hole requires a nearly perfect shot in order to reach the green. Port Royal Golf Course has garnered such a following that some golfers reserve starting time a year in advance.

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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Greens TifEagle Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Port Royal Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard and American Express accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Walking Allowed Yes, except before 2 pm on weekends.
Dress code Proper golf attire must be worn at all times. Jeans, beach wear, track suits and T-shirts without collars are all considered inappropriate

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Reviews

4.8
241 Reviews (241)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 16
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 11
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 28
Bunkers 21
Plays Long 15
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 23
Advanced Golfers 21
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 19
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17
Convenient to the City 12
Near Local Attractions 7

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/17/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, LordPablo! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Rental clubs marginal, expensive

Slow play for a single, greens aerated
Challenging course, love par 3’’s
No gold senior tees

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/09/2022

Thank you for your review, u000005404037. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Port Royal Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Great course

Great course. Views are spectacular

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/28/2022

Hi, uYVKV9205YV. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course.

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/21/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, frisky01! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Bermuda’s best golf course!

Another great round at Port Royal. Course in excellent condition. Pro shop staff are top notch and super friendly as are all the golf crew. Paid $70 to play which is phenomenal value. Pace of play great as managed to play the course, as a 2 ball, in just under four hours. Highly recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/26/2022

Thank you for your review, JohnAsh. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Port Royal Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A must play

Play a course that the pros play! Good selection of tee boxes and gorgeous views. Very relaxed atmosphere but very professional. Take lots of balls because of the Bermuda grass. Don't forget your camera

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 04/27/2022

Thank you for your review, bennettod. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Port Royal Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/18/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, RickMatthew. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Stunning beauty and great golf

Played Port Royal while on a cruise. Rented clubs so definitely did not play as well as I would have liked, but had a great time. Course was in amazing condition, the holes on the ocean were among the most challenging and most beautiful anywhere. Staff was super friendly and helpful. I cannot wait to get back there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/12/2022

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, u8639870! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Port Royal Golf Course.

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/08/2022

Hello and thank you for your rating, dustinferris! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Superb

Amazing views of the ocean and cliffs of Bermuda
Challenging holes with varying layout and well kept

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/05/2022

Hi, u314159498225. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course.

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Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Best 18 hole course in Bermuda

Another excellent round at Port Royal. Course in great condition despite huge downpour of rain earlier in the day. Great value rate of $70 (including cart) for 18 holes for an afternoon round. Staff are super friendly and professional.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/05/2022

Hi, JohnAsh. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course.

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/22/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u314160503719. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Spectacular Course

Love this course. Second time of playing. It is a short course (off the red tees) but a lot of elevated greens so felt longer. Good condition and wonderful views of beautiful Bermuda. That sea colour is amazing. Surprised on a Sunday to see 8 players on the green ahead of us but to be fair they let us straight through and so it didn’t spoil our day. They were certainly enjoying their game which is nice to see. Really friendly people here even when my husband fired an errant shot into a buggy 200 yards ahead (so windy they didn’t hear our yells of Fore). Had a delicious wagyu burger after our round - top quality. Also got an amazing hot deal.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/22/2022

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, Stormingsal! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Port Royal Golf Course.

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/03/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u314162478571. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/03/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, CONeill8788226. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/03/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u4276535. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/25/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, Drcorba. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lack of maintenance

Fairly poor course condition from tee boxes to greens. Not worth the green fees

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 02/25/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us, Goofy57. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Port Royal Golf Course, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/22/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u506531205. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Port Royal Golf Course!

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