Here are the courses you can expect to be able to play this season: Belmont Hill Golf Course. Located in Warwick Parish and part of Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort, this private, 18-hole, par-70 course was originally built in 1924 but entirely renovated in 2002 by designer Algie M. Pulley Jr. It overlooks the Great Sound and Hamilton Harbour and features water hazards. (236-6060, 866-706- 7801; newsteadbelmonthills.com) Bermuda Fun Golf. “The world’s finest mini golf course” is the perfect way for families to play together. Located in Dockyard, its 18 holes boast exciting challenges and stunning views. They even host private parties and corporate functions. (400-PUTT , fungolf.bm) The Mid Ocean Club. One of Bermuda’s most celebrated courses, the 18-hole, par-71 course was originally designed in 1921 by Charles Blair Macdonald, updated in 1953 by Robert Trent Jones and renovated in 2002. Located in Tucker’s Town, this private course is available through advance bookings. (293-1215, themidoceanclubbermuda.com) Ocean View Golf Course. One of two government-operated courses on Bermuda, this Devonshire Parish course is nine holes, par 70 and has been awarded four stars by Golf Digest. As a visitor, you can expect to pay an admission fee in addition to green fees, though these are lower than those of private clubs. (295-9093, oceanviewgolf.bm) Port Royal Golf Course. The other government-run course, located in Southampton, this 18-hole, par-71 course was originally designed by Robert Trent Jones in 1970 and renovated in 2009. With 6,842 yards, it is the longest course on the island and has hosted the PGA Grand Slam of Golf tournament since 2009. In 2014, it will most likely be held in October. Visitors have full access and special rates, as well as the ability to rent equipment. (234-0974, portroyalgolf.bm) Riddell’s Bay Golf & Country Club. The first 18-hole course on the island, it has been updated throughout the years and maintains a high standard of play. It is par 70 and welcomes guest players with advance appointments, as well as guests of the Fairmont Southampton. (238-1060 ext. 101, riddellsbay.com) Tucker’s Point Golf Course. Part of the ultra-exclusive Tucker’s Point Club, this 18-hole, par-70 course was originally designed in 1932 by Charles H. Banks and was renovated in 2002 by Roger Rulewich. Consistently ranked as one of the top golf resorts in the world, this course is private for members of Tucker’s Point Club and their guests. Other visitors are welcome to call for a booking. (298-6970, tuckerspoint.com) The Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton. Overlooking Bermuda’s south shore, its 18 holes and par-54 level of play are entertaining for players of all levels thanks to the dramatic winds and two water hazards. (239-6952, fairmontgolf.com/southampton) The Bermuda Golf Academy in Southampton. This 18-hole mini golf course features a 300-yard driving range, 35 practice bays, practice chipping and putting, and night lighting until 10 p.m. (238-8800, facebook.com/TheBermudaGolfAcademy)
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