It’s easy to see why Florida is widely regarded as a golfer’s paradise. Florida has it all, whether it’s beachfront golf on the Gulf or Atlantic, courses near Walt Disney World in the popular Orlando area, or iconic venues from the PGA Tour.
There really is no other state that has the same quantity and calibre of golf courses as Florida to enjoy on your trip. With countless venues to choose from, many beautiful resorts to stay at, and year-round sunshine providing the perfect golfing climate, a golf vacation in Florida is the ideal destination.
“Florida is the world’s greatest amusement park.”Budd Schulberg
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The ‘Sunshine State,’ home to a number of the world’s best golf courses, is one of the most popular stops on the PGA Tour. There is no shortage of championship golf in Florida, with at least three events held each year, known as the ‘Florida swing’, and for those wishing to challenge themselves on some of the game’s most difficult courses, Florida is the place to be. TPC Sawgrass home of The Players, is undoubtedly the most recognized of them, with its island green on the 17th hole being one of the most iconic vistas in golf.
Home to the PGA of America, PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens is one of the finest in the US. Flagship course, The Champion, which includes the notorious ‘Bear Trap’ hosts Honda Classic every year on the PGA Tour and has also played host to the Ryder Cup and the PGA Championship.
PGA National also offers four other championship golf courses; The Fazio, The Match, The Palmer, and The Estate, each worthy of a trip in their own right.
This course, aptly titled the “Blue Monster,” is 7,590 yards long and has a variety of water hazards that are guaranteed to catch a few golf balls. The course was redesigned in 2014, with each hole resculpted and developed into the modern-day beauties that they are now. To score, golfers must drive the ball far but also have a sharp short game because of the steep bunkers, dense rough, and challenging greens.
Innisbrook Golf Resort in Florida is a golfing goldmine situated on the idyllic gulf coast at the Palm Harbor, a short drive north-west of Tampa.
Featuring four championship golf courses, the most renowned being the Copperhead Course which is the annual host of the PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship, Innisbrook is one of Florida’s proudest golfing locations.
Bay Hill’s golf sweeps across the shores of the Butler Chain of Lakes, which creates superb playing conditions that will challenge seasoned professionals and amateur players alike. The club features 27 holes of championship golf, and the Champion/Challenger, where the invitational is played, are said to be some of the toughest on the tour.
The Stadium Course, created by Pete Dye, is one of the most famous golf courses in the world. The Players Championship, the tour’s unofficial 5th Major, is held on the course, which is best renowned for generating some of the year’s most entertaining play, peaking on the 17th hole. With its island green, the short par 3 is one of the most famous holes in the game, a defining moment of The Players.
Vacation at the luxurious tropical and sun-soaked Ritz-Carlton Naples Beach Resort in South West Florida. Home to Tiburón Golf Club designed by Greg Norman, with two prestigious courses, The Gold and The Black. This championship course is home to the PGA QBE Shootout and the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Tour Championship.
Proudly established as one of the top cities in the US for attractions, and notably, Orlando holds the crown as the most visited city in the state. Home to multiple theme parks, including the world-famous Walt Disney World, there is definitely no shortage of things to do during a golf trip to Orlando.
Around 55-60 million people visit this Floridian paradise every year, enticed by its warm climate and abundance of activities.
Florida is the most visited golfing state in the United States and it won’t fail to impress, both on and off the course. Florida offers everything for those seeking not only great golf, but also the perfect vacation. Beautiful weather, exciting nightlife, pristine beaches, and world-class golf courses combine to make your golf trip one to remember.
The sunshine state is unique in providing year-round golfing opportunities, with winter low temperatures averaging 65 degrees, T-shirt Golf. Florida experiences its lowest rainfall from November through mid-May, and the colder weather makes fall, winter, and spring the ideal times to visit the state’s top golf courses.
Florida is home to stunning beaches, a variety of awe-inspiring theme parks and national parks, vibrant nightlife, and a wide range of distinctive tourist destinations that make it a one-of-a-kind vacation. Take a trip to the Everglades and see the almighty alligator in its natural habitat or go thrill-seeking in Orlando with a visit to Disney World or Universal Studios.
A golf trip to Florida requires a lot of planning. If you want to fit in all the best courses, or try somewhere new, get in touch with our experts.
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