C.B. Macdonald Design Great 97 Years On

Atop an Underwater Mountain

Rob Spellman

The Mid Ocean Club isn’t just the best golf course in Bermuda; it’s one of the best in the world.

There isn’t a top 100 list in existence that doesn’t include Mid Ocean. Opened in 1921, it was designed by Charles Blair Macdonald; the father of American golf course architecture. This is the same Macdonald that Bandon Dunes chose to honor with their Old Macdonald Course….

The Mid Ocean Club is located inside Tucker’s Town, a small community in St. George’s Parish, on the northeastern tip of Bermuda. The course is set more inland than you would imagine, but this helps provide protection from hurricanes and allows the Atlantic Ocean to serve as an impressive backdrop. More