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4.7
172 Reviews (172)
5 Stars
124
4 Stars
37
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
93.2%
Recommend this course
167 out of 172 reviews
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5.0
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 7 reviews
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4.5
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
86.7%
Recommend this course
13 out of 15 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

4.7
172 Reviews (172)

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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Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A lovely day

I was a visiting single golfer hoping to be grouped with someone fun and interesting. Boy, did I hit the jackpot. First, the caddie master Chris set me up with range balls and a tour of the grounds and made me feel completely welcome. I was paired up with 3 members who could not have been nicer. We played the course in 4 hours and 20 minutes, had a good back and forth competition on who had the best shot into the green and overall enjoyed each other 's company. What a great experience!! Thanks to Eunice, Ruey and Nancy for making a TPC Boston member welcome!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course in Bermuda

The course is challenging but playable. It’s in great condition due, in part, to the recent PGA tournament.

All the par 3’s are tough particularly if you play off the blue tees.The bunkers are now filled with PGA tournament standard sand so the bunkers require great contact to advance your ball.

Port Royal has some stunning ocean views. It’s a good test for all abilities of golfer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Port Royal is Always in great shape

Amazing golf course. Well manicured. Absolutely breath taking views. You will not be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely 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 Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Had the place to ourselves!

Well winds were 40+, if 50 makes the ball fall off the tee then we played in 46 mph winds..it was NUTS ..2-3 holes in sideways rain but having paid in advance the guys in the shop said "Well, if YOU guys wanna go out there then "have at it mate" and it was extreme golf but nonetheless we got the round in and it was fine if you had the right clothes and attitude! I have worked this course for the PGA events there over the years so I know it like the back of my hand!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Three days in Paradise

We stayed at Pompano Beach Club and our unit was on Port Royal Golf Course 8th hole. We played three consecutive rounds on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with 12 pm tee times each day The course is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Sound Bay. The views of the blue and aqua waters were spectacular. The first two days the weather was perfect and we had the course to ourselves. The third day was 23 mph wind which made the course very challenging on some holes and a little easier on those with the wind at your back.The sand traps which we had heard were dirt and not sand were filled with sand because of a PGA tournament back in October and overall the course was in excellent condition. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. They cleaned and stored our clubs each day and one day they picked us up by our unit and drove us to the clubhouse. They have a cart with drinks and snack circling the course throughout the round and a nice 19th hole with excellent appetizers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Primo Port Royal

Perfect day for this course. Light winds and sun. 75 degrees. Course is in excellent shape. Views amazing as always. Great staff. Only negative is the gas carts. Time to upgrade to electric.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Port royal

Loved the course but hate the way I played it, good laugh in the bar with some of the members, great day

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Port Royal Play

Great course and the staff was terrific. Good pace of play until the back nine when things slowed down a bit due to a mix of players walking and cart players.

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

Kendo

What a fantastic course !!! Views, condition and staff AMAZING EXPERIENCE!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Under construction

While this is normally a fantastic course, it is currently dry and under construction for the upcoming PGA event.
Half of the sand traps had no sand, and there was a backhoe working during play, but we were still charged the normal greens fees. This was disappointing.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Terrific Experience!

My son and I celebrated his 23rd birthday on 7/24/19 playing at Port Royal. What a terrific experience!. The course was challenging and the scenery was breathtaking (be sure to check out the old British fort while playing). In addition, special appreciation goes out to Judy Scott at the Pro Shop, Caddie Master Chris Gibbons, and assistant manager, Steven Lambert, who all made the day even more enjoyable. A truly wonderful day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was being prepped for a pga event and the condition was horrible. No sand in the bunkers and greens were not cut. Ran about 6 on the stimpmeter.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

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

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
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

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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