Royal Blue Golf Club

Baha Mar Blvd,

Nassau, New Providence

  • Office

    +1 (242) 788 8000
  • Pro shop

    +1 (242) 788 4653

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.

  • Surroundings:

    Lagoons, jungle and resort buildings.

  • Designer:

    A Jack Nicklaus Signature design.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7189
6345
4961
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.0
73.0
73.0

Location

Latitude:

25.064845

Longitude:

-77.395763

How to get there:

7 km NW of Nassau.

Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2018

Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar: with a few hiccups along the way, this Chinese backed luxury mega-resort opened in 2017, together with its Jack Nicklaus designed golf course. Tucked in behind the towering resort hotels, which get pride of place along the beachfront, the Golden Bear's layout makes full use of a number of large brackish lagoons on the front nine, and a forested setting on the back.

Stretching to 7,189 yards, the course offers two very distinct nine hole loops. The front-nine includes high-profile water features, with several holes playing alongside good-sized lagoons. Ocean vistas are limited to a few glimpses.

The jungle-lined back-nine presents an altogether "drier" experience, until you arrive at the par-3 16th. This signature hole plays out to a stunning island green precariously bordering Lake Cunningham.

Tree growth on the layout includes 15 species of native trees, including protected mahogany, silk cotton, Caribbean pine and buttonwood, as well as red and black mangroves. There's also more than 70 indigenous species of birds, including the Bahama woodstar, egret and osprey.

Stay & Play at Baha Mar: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Bahamas

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays $395; weekends $450.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Baha Mar mega-resort development was originally a project commissioned by China Construction America (CAA). The golf course was apparently slated to become a member of the TPC network of courses, which in the end was not the case. In the absence of a casino operator license, the project was transferred from CAA, the world's largest construction and real estate conglomerate, to Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises.

Published ranking

2020 Golf Digest rating: 4th best course in the Bahamas.

Where2Stay

  • Baha Mar Luxury Hotels5-star

    Baha Mar, Nassau, Bahamas.

    +1 (242) 788 8000

    Visit website
    Baha Mar offers the choice of three spectacular Nassau hotels - Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood - each offering their own unique style of luxury and world-class service, so you can experience the beauty of a vacation in The Bahamas your way.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Royal Blue

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Ocean Club; Albany; Lyford Cay.

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