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Originally architected by Robert Trent Jones Sr. in 1970, then redesigned by original design team member Roger Rulewich in 2009, this 6,842-yard course is one of Bermuda’s finest. Once the home of the prestigious PGA Grand Slam of Golf, this professional-length course was completely overhauled in advance of the event, which was played in Bermuda from 2009-2014. Irrigation was added, tee boxes were rebuilt, greens were returfed and dozens of invasive casuarina trees were cut to create sweeping ocean views from most of the back nine and some of the front. Indeed, over $14.5 million was spent to revamp this world-class government-owned course, which features some of the most challenging, and picturesque holes in all of golf. Bring your camera on the par-three 16th, a 235-yard cliff-hugging crescent where there’s nothing but the turquoise Atlantic between the tee and the pin; and try not to be distracted by the unparalleled views on 7, 8, and 9 where you’ll also be challenged by strong coastal winds. Greens fees for 18 holes cost $180 including cart; after 3pm, fees are $110 including cart. Rent Taylor Made Burners for $50 or Taylor Made M2’s for $65.
    
Tip: If you don’t have time for a full round or you’d rather just practice your swing and grab lunch, buy a bucket of balls and head to its ocean view driving range. Since it’s the longest of any course in Bermuda you can use every club in the bag (including your driver), plus it’s conveniently located next to Port Royal’s clubhouse restaurant, where you can grab an alfresco table with views of the Atlantic Ocean.