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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7153 yards
Slope 147
Rating 74.8

Formerly operated under the name of TPC at Baha Mar.

Course Details

Year Built 2017
Fairways Platinum TE Paspalum Grass
Greens Platinum TE Paspalum Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2017)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Rental shoes available

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Locker Rooms, Internet Access

Reviews

4.2
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Be Aware of Greens Conditions

Beautiful Course BUT Very Disappointed that we weren’t informed that the greens were being Verticutt and then dressed with sand afterwards. The conditions on 4 greens was so bad with ridges of grass and sand that we picked up on 4 greens. We did contact the director of golf and he said he would look into it but a week has gone by with no reply from him. Not what I expect from a high end golf course. Discounted rate of $341 for golf, club rental and all taxes AFTER 12pm. Check course conditions before you play.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/11/2021

UPDATE
Wanted all of you to know that the Director of golf contacted us and said he was going to give us a refund. Still a great course and we’ll definitely play it again.

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Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice golf course

Great layout, course in a good conditions.
I honestly think it’s little to much money for a round.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course, perfect weather, unbelievable staff

What a perfect day. This course is such a treat. Challenging enough, beautiful weather, cool breeze all day. Front 9 is has a little more shade on hot days but 16 alone is worth every penny.

Spend a little extra on a caddy they are helpful and really entertaining.

They even have an amazing rental club selection. Don't bother bringing yours. One less bag. Stayed at Baha Mar and came out to the course every morning.

You won't regret it!

Conditions Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course conditions, layout and staff

The course is in pristine condition from tee to green. The staff are friendly and the beverage cart is very regular if you need it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 61
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing Course

The facilities were all 1st-rate, and all of the staff were courteous and professional. They made the club fitting for rental painless. The caddy was very knowledgeable and kept track of our wayward shots (of which there were many).

The course itself is immaculate. The front 9 you see a lot of the surrounding area and ocean. The back 9 is completely different experience. Holes built into blasted rock and jungle. The signature hole was a gorgeous sight. Highly recommended for the $300ish greens fee.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect round at Royal Blue!

From the moment we were picked up at the Baha Mar resort and dropped off at the clubhouse at Royal Blue you know that you're somewhere special.
You are greeted by course staff, brought to the pro-shop to check in, then straight to the range to get fitted with clubs for the round. The range and practice facility was great - Royal Blue had Titleist, PXG, Itoberi, Taylor Made, Callaway clubs to try out and use for the round.

After the practice session was completed, we were shuttled to the starter and introduced to our forecaddie Alex, who was cordial, witty, knowledgeable and very helpful around the course (especially with the elevation changes on the back 9 holes).

The course was in perfect condition during the round - from the tee boxes all the way to the greens our group had no complains for Royal Blue. Like other resort courses, there are multiple risk/reward holes that you can take advantage off the tee.

The front 9 had views of the Baha Mar resort and the Atlantic ocean. Getting off the tee safety was the challenge as the undulating fairways, rolling white sand dunes came into play on many of the tee shots. The back 9 however was completely different - you are set through dense jungle and elevated terrain that was breathtaking.

The island green on the par 3 16th hole was a fun challenge - especially with the downhill elevation change, make sure to go down a club (as Alex recommended).

After the round, we enjoyed lunch and drinks at the tavern to end the day. I fully recommend the Royal Blue Golf Club and want to personally thank Sean Cracraft and the staff for the great experience!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Perfect weather
Walked

Absolutely Beautiful!

Certainly, among one of the most beautiful resorts and golf courses in the world!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Channel
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A splendid afternoon

In town to cover the Hero World Challenge and was able to take an afternoon to get over to Royal Blue. Thrilled that I did.

For starters, the place was absolutely pristine. Every blade of grass was manicured to perfection and the greens were fabulous.

The whole layout was fun, particularly the back nine. Everything was memorable and I particularly liked being able to hit a different club into each of the par-3 holes.

The Baha Mar area is great and we were able to have a few drinks afterward staring over a beautiful setting. Can't wait to get back there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Channel
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

"All-in" at Baha Mar

Royal Blue offers a first-class golf experience from the second you arrive at the clubhouse. The $275 green fee is plenty high on its own, incentivizing you to spring for the $325 all-in package, which comes with your choice of rental clubs — PXG, Itobori, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway — ProV1 golf balls, an engraved bag tag, and a drink in a take-home thermos. The club would prefer you to take advantage of the all-in experience, and it's absolutely worth the moderate up-charge if you were already willing to pay the greens fee. Bottom line: if you're willing to spend the money, go for the full package. It's a substantially better value.

The Jack Nicklaus design features two unique nines, with the back nine coming out head and shoulders above the front, although both sides are impeccably maintained by Sean Cracraft and his staff.

The freeform teeing concept is highly enjoyable if you're willing and able to play the course multiple times, but otherwise wouldn't make an impact if you're only playing once.

The resort is expected to open in full in Spring 2018. Baha Mar is certainly an expensive destination, but the all-in package at Royal Blue is a unique, resort experience.

One final note: If your short game is in a state of disrepair, chipping off Paspalum will absolutely boost your confidence.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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