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4.8
196 Reviews (196)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
97.4%
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4.9
19 Reviews (19)
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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4.9
24 Reviews (24)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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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
196 Reviews (196)

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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Vacation golf

Fantastic round of golf while on vacation here in Bermuda. Course beautiful and challenging. Rental clubs excellent-staff wonderful!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Port Royal CC, Bermuda

Great Course Layout, & Conditions with very significant elevation changes on majority of holes. Hoped to get 15% Green’s Fee Reduction with MD15 Promo Code, but it didn’t go through on 5/27 reservation, but was able to get it to go through on 5/28 reservation with Promo Code MD25 for 25% reduction.

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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4.0
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Beautiful scenery. Nice course but too many sand traps around greens took some of the enjoyment out of round

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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5.0
Previously Played

Bermuda at its best

Spring or fall, my wife and I head off to Bermuda when our Canadian courses are closed for the season. What a joy! The people are great and the course is immaculate. Not too hot, not too cool - just like the Three Bears would wish wish it to be. The lay out is classical. The tees are thoughtfully placed for all levels. No complaints from us.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

A day well spent

The course is beautiful with gorgeous settings. Pace of play was good because it was quiet, however they only put players together if both parties agree.This would definitely slow up play during busier times. The amenities are average on the course, the ladies washroom on 4 didn’t have a sink. This didn’t deter our enjoyment of our game by any means. The staff is very friendly. We booked on GolfNow and received a very reasonable rate. We played this course 4 times in a week as it was near our accommodations. We are reasonably good golfers and this course challenged us every time. You will enjoy this course!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outstanding views complement good golf opportunity

The course is in excellent condition, the staff are welcoming, knowledgeable and helpful, and views that accompany you on your round are outstanding. And, if you like a bit of challenge, you'll enjoy the 16th hole (read about it on Port Royal's website).

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Spectacular!

I enjoyed this course more than any I have played in 33 years of golfing. The pace was slow, about 4 1/2 hours. The Marshall approached very politely and asked us to pick up the pace on the 10th hole. I told him we are waiting on every hole since the 3rd due to a foursome a couple groups ahead that was taking a lot of pictures. I can’t say I blame them. The beauty of this place is stunning! The layout is challenging but fair. Course condition is great. The staff was very professional and friendly. Totally enjoyed the round and then had a nice meal at the restaurant. Best day ever!! If this course doesn’t make you happy, give up the game or get some therapy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very very nice course. Well maintained

The only problem with the golf experience was that there was a large ladies tourney in the morning before my 12:30 start time. The pace of play with the ladies was slow and I waited until 1:20 to get a cart and start. With a fair amount of rushing we just barely got finished before it was too dark to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Bermuda Course

Though prone to being very windy, the course is always in great shape and beautiful. It offers a variety of layouts, from straight away holes, shorter, risk/reward layouts and multiple doglegs to test you. Bunkers are laid out well and the holes along the coast are just beautiful. My favorite spot is on the green of 7 where you go up an incline to get a magnificent view of the ocean and the rest of the course below.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Magical setting

Must play Port Royal at least once in your life. Beautiful layout with some spectacular views. 15th and 16th holes worth the price. Greens always in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Spectacular location

One of my favourites anywhere. Unfortunately the course had recently been arreated and the greens were bumpy and sandy. Pet peeves with this high-end, high priced venue:

No ice in the coolers on the carts and no water provided.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So scenic

Top notch facility! Views on back nine are 2nd to none. Great staff!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

amazing views and some great golf!!

We were theer for a 2 day cruise stop so playing 18 holes on a regular course was the perfect option. Course was just a couple of miles from the cruise ship, taxi was easy but and extra $25 expense each way. The day was perfect. Views amazing. Course impeccable. Had just been aerated so green were tough to play. Would recommend this course to anyone visiting Bermuda!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

We had a great weather, played a good round of golf followed by a beer! We enjoyed it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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