On the grounds of the Fairmont Southampton, this par three course occupies not only the loftiest but also one of the most scenic settings on the island—chiefly why it annually hosts the Grey Goose Par 3 World Championships. Elevated tees, strategically placed bunkers and plenty of water hazards make it a challenge, and golfers have been known to use every club in their bag when the wind blows in from the Atlantic. Highlights include the 16th hole, which sits against the backdrop of picturesque Gibbs Hill Lighthouse and the scenic 1st and 2nd holes, where you’re greeted by the ocean and a vertical drop of almost 200 feet. Even experienced golfers like to break in on this course before taking on some of Bermuda’s more challenging ones. A bonus: This well-irrigated course is often green when some other courses suffer a summer brownout. Its 18 holes are usually completed in 2[bf]1/2 to 3 hours (as opposed to around 5 hr. at most of the others). Greens fees for 18 holes cost $99 and include cart. From 12noon onward, greens fees cost $69 (including cart); and after 3pm, you can walk the course for $45. Club rentals cost $40.