Florida Golf Calendar

    By Carmen Bandea

    Florida has more golf courses than any state in the nation, all of them bathed in sunshine. Here are just some of the golf deals and events to get you swinging...

     

    NAPLES BEACH HOTEL & GOLF CLUB – The Golf & Spa Combo Package is for the golfer and non-golfer alike. The golfer will receive green fees, cart rental, bag storage, range balls, and golf gratuities. The non-golfer gets a relaxing 50-minute massage. Everybody wins.
    When:
    2019
    Where:
    Naples
    Web: naplesbeachhotel.com

    WALT DISNEY WORLD GOLF – The happiest place on “turf” is offering golfers a free golf discount card. Every time you use your card, you’ll get an escalating percentage of savings off your next round. By your fifth round, receive 50 percent off.
    When:
    2019
    Where: Orlando
    Web:
    disneygolf.com

    TIGER POINT – Nestled along the gentle shores of the Santa Rosa Sound, Tiger Point provides a balance of recreation and challenge. With awe-inspiring water views, guests will enjoy golfing at this coastal playground. Rates start at $29.
    When:
    April 30
    Where:
    Gulf BreezeWeb:
    tigerpoint.com

    Innisbrook golf course, Copperhead sign made of plants

    A favorite among PGA TOUR professionals, the Copperhead Course is the most recognizable of Innisbrook’s four Tampa courses. After all, it plays host to the world’s greatest golfers during the PGA TOUR’s annual visit to the resort for the Valspar Championship. Pine tree-lined fairways and rolling terrain define the course – at more than 7,200 yards, a lengthy challenge for even the longest hitters.

    - Innisbrook

     

    INNISBROOK – The Classic Golf Package includes a beautifully remodeled room, golf on one of the resort’s four courses (including the Copperhead Course), $10 per person retail credit in the pro shop, and unlimited use of practice facilities.
    When:
    2019
    Where:
    Palm Harbor
    Web: innisbrook.com

    OAKWOOD - Test your accuracy with tight fairways, water hazards and sand traps. Whether you’re looking to enhance your golf technique or play a round on weekends, this course will challenge you while providing a picturesque backdrop. Rates start at $10.
    When:
    April 30
    Where: Lake Wales
    Web:
    oakwood.com

    WATER COLOR – The Sensational Spring Savings Package includes accommodations with turn-down service and freshly baked treats, access to the St. Joe Club & Resort amenities such as a beach club and golf courses, workout facility, and use of bike, kayak and canoe rentals.
    When:
    through May 31
    Where:
    Santa Rosa Beach
    Web:
    watercolor.com

    NORTH HAMPTON – This classic risk-reward golf course was refurbished in 2012. It’s a strategic course that offers multiple ways to play each hole. The generous fairways compliment the challenge the many bodies of water present on this course. Rates start at $29.
    When:
    2019
    Where:
    Fernandina Beach
    Web:
    northhampton.com

    PONTE VEDRA - The Inn & Club Golf Package includes accommodations, breakfast each morning, unlimited golf with cart, a monogramed golf gift set with balls, bag tag, tees and markers, and a 30-minute golf clinic held daily.When: 2019
    Where: Ponte Vedra Beach
    Web:
    pontevedra.com

    PEBBLE CREEK – This fun and friendly golf club offers a challenging golf experience for the scratch golfer and weekend enthusiast alike. Surround yourself with huge moss-draped oak trees and abundant wildlife. Rates start at $19.95.
    When:
    through April 30
    Where: Tampa
    Web
    : pebblecreek.com

    BONAVENTURE – The Spring Into Savings Package includes a spacious guest rooms or suite, breakfast for two, scheduled transportation to and from Sawgrass Mills Mall, 20 percent off Spa a la Carte services, and preferred rates for golf. Rates start at $127.
    When:
    through April 30
    Where:
    Weston
    Web:
    bonaventure.com

    SHINGLE CREEK – The Easter Stay Package includes accommodation, free meals for kids under 3 years old eat with each adult in Café Osceola, breakfast buffet for two at Cafe Osceola, 25 percent discount on Easter Brunch and discounts at Spa and Golf Course.
    When:
    April 19-21
    Where:
    Orlando
    Web:
    shinglecreek.com

    CIMARRONE – Designed by David Postelthwait, this championship course meanders through the pine forests and thick marshlands of North Florida. The 6,900-yard layout plays along a mildly rolling terrain with significant fairway and green side mounds and plentiful water hazards. Rated 4 out of 5 by Golf Digest Places to Play, rates start at $19.
    When:
    through April 30
    Where:
    Jacksonville
    Web:
    cimarrone.com

     

    Have a golf deal or event you’d like to be considered for inclusion in this monthly feature? Please forward information at least 30 days in advance to our correspondent:

    Carmen Bandea
    visitflgolf@gmail.com

    Our mission is to support and promote Florida tourism throughout the state. Because of the heavy volume of requests for listings, not all submissions can be included in our calendar each month.

    Carmen Bandea, born in Atlanta, moved to Florida at age 11 to attend IMG Academies, where she learned to appreciate and love golf. She is a professional golfer with experience on the Canadian, Symetra, LPGA and Hooters tours, plus Tour De Las Americas.

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