The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club – A Florida Island Gem

By |2020-05-17T20:08:12-04:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

When it comes to championship golf in a pristine gulf coast setting, The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club on Sanibel Island, a barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico near Ft. Myers, delivers an incomparable experience. Year-round, golfers can enjoy 18 challenging holes of golf masterfully designed by 10 time PGA TOUR winner Mark McCumber, a [...]

Tiburon Golf Resort

By |2020-04-03T06:24:06-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

NAPLES, Florida – For a few years, I lived in Fort Myers, Florida and had the opportunity to play the Tiburón Golf Club in Naples on several occasions. There were several memorable holes; the finishing holes on each side and the first hole on the Gold Course, a reachable par five. More on that in a [...]

Juliette Falls – Great Golf. Great Community

By |2020-04-02T19:42:43-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

From the Panhandle to Key West, the State of Florida is rife with golf courses; there are over 1,250 across the State. That makes for a lot of competition when it comes to vying for your greens fees and membership dollars. And through it all, Juliette Falls in Dunnellon, FL continually rises to the top; year [...]

St. Andrews Golf & Country Club – A Great Place To Call Home

By |2020-03-19T22:01:07-04:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

St. Andrews Country Club has been a coveted private residential country club for over 30 years, and it’s not by mistake. While it’s true that the club exudes and caters to a certain lifestyle that the majority of us will not attain in this lifetime, it also shows that the Club is on the right track [...]

Pair of Ross Layouts & Arthur Hill Highlight Muni Offerings

By |2020-03-19T21:47:07-04:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

The Daytona Beach golf scene is anchored by facilities like LPGA International, home to a pair of highly acclaimed championship courses, and Victoria Hills Golf Club, one of Florida’s top 15 public layouts. The appeal of the area’s premium properties is augmented by a thriving quartet of municipal layouts and the World's Most Famous Beach. Located [...]

Providence Golf Club – A Fabulous Golf Course in a Growing Community

By |2020-03-05T22:25:04-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

I recently had the opportunity to play a round of Golf at Providence Golf Club in Davenport Florida. It had been about 8 years since my previous visit and the thing I remembered most was that, other than the golf course, there wasn’t a whole lot out there. My how things have changed; the community has [...]

Historical Highland Park Reopens After Renovation

By |2020-03-05T21:46:10-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham, Alabama, the state's oldest public golf course, has reopened for play this March following a seven-month renovation project that began in August and included a modernization of the golf course bunkers and putting surfaces. The modernization of the bunkers included rebuilding them using the Better Billy Bunker method which provides [...]

Florida Swing: Play Where the Pros Play!

By |2020-03-05T21:36:15-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , , |

ORLANDO, Florida – As the PGA Tour makes its annual “Spring Swing” through some of Florida’s favorite golf destinations, here are some interesting observations on the courses of the PGA Tour’s Florida Swing. Each of these courses are open to the public and everyone likes to play where the pros play! Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club [...]

Bella Collina – A Slice of Tuscany in Florida and the State’s Ultimate Golf Package

By |2020-03-05T21:12:10-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

Driving to the private golf community of Bella Collina, our GPS took us through the quaint town of Montverde, FL, home of the Montverde Academy, one of the country’s most prestigious private college  prep schools. We soon came to the gates of Bella Collina, a 1,900-acre private golf and lakefront community owned by Dwight C. Schar [...]

Fort Myers Country Club

By |2020-02-18T20:29:30-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

FORT MYERS, Florida – The “Sunshine State” also known as Florida, has a number of historical golf courses, with one of the more famous being Fort Myers Country Club, locally known as the “Fort.” If you’ve visited Lee County, you know that Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone wintered in the ‘City of Palms’ where [...]