The Breakers (Rees Jones course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Breakers (Rees Jones course) Est. 1968

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The Breakers (Rees Jones course): The Breakers luxury resort in Palm Beach, Florida is home to two contrasting golf courses, both generally reserved for members and resort-guests only. The Ocean course, which is Florida's oldest 18-hole golf course, is located adjacent to the impressive resort hotel. The Rees Jones course, formerly known as Breakers West, is situated about 11 miles west of the resort, next to Mayacoo Lakes.

The Rees Jones course at The Breakers is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Florida. This tree-lined and open parkland course provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. A must play if you are in the area.

Stay & Play at The Breakers: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

The Breakers Palm Beach
1550 Flagler Pkwy,
West Palm Beach, Florida FL 33411
USA
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Office   +1 (561) 653 6320
Pro Shop   +1 (561) 653 6321
Fax

  +1 (561) 653 6322

Email  
Website   www.thebreakers.com
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Golf Pro
 
John Webster (Director of Instruction).
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Academy
 
John Webster Golf Academy at The Breakers
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Original design by Willard Byrd (1968); major redesign by Rees Jones (2004).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7104 6289 5164
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.9 70.8 70.7
 
At the Same Location:
The Breakers 18-hole par-70 Ocean Course (6167 yds from the back tees) is located approx 11 miles east of the Rees Jones course, alongside The Breakers Resort.
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How2Get There?

7 miles SW of West Palm Beach
A complimentary shuttle bus service is provided from The Breakers resort to the Rees Jones course.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 resort guest fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $225, golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Resort guests (staying at The Breakers Palm Beach) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.  No outside visitor play available.
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Other Information
Walking with forecaddies permitted by prior arrangement. Caddies available if booked in advance.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

The Breaker's founder, Henry M. Flagler (1830-1913), was one of America’s great industrialists. Together with John D. Rockefeller and Samuel Andrews he was a founding partner in the Standard Oil Corporation. Known as the "father of St Augustine, Miami and Palm Beach", Flagler was a towering figure in the development of the Atlantic coast of Florida and founder of the Florida East Coast Railway.

Flagler started the trend of grand hotel properties on the island of Palm Beach, and elswhere in Florida. In 1896 Flagler debuted his premier oceanfront hotel, the Palm Beach Inn (later renamed The Breakers), which delighted guests with its unique location - directly at “the breakers, where the waves rolled ashore.

After fires in both 1903 and 1925, the Inn reemerged more opulent each time. The second reconstruction of The Breakers was designed by New York-based designers Shultze & Weaver, who would later create some of Manhattan’s most revered hotels, like The Pierre, The Sherry-Netherland and Park Avenue’s Waldorf Astoria.

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Location

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Latitude: (26.699996)
Longitude: (-80.190990)
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The Breakers Palm Beach AAA 5-Diamond
One South County Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480.
+1 (877) 724 3188
www.thebreakers.com

Founded by Henry M. Flagler, one of America’s great industrialists, The Breakers is located on Palm Beach, a long strip of an island facing out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Today, The Breakers holds fast to the ideals that put it on the map - unapologetic luxury, seaside glamour and world-class service.

Golf at this hotel Breakers (Ocean course)
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Golf within 20 miles Breakers (Rees Jones course); North Palm Beach; Seminole (pvte); Abacoa; PGA National; Okeeheelee; Atlantis; Boynton Beach.
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