Snell Isle-A Golfer’s Paradise in Sunny St. Pete

by | Apr 18, 2021 | WHERE TO PLAY

St. Petersburg, Fl.–A golfer’s paradise on Snell Isle awaits. Experience the history in the vibrant downtown district in St. Pete when you visit The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, a member of the Historic Hotels of America, designed and built in a Mediterranean Revival style totally restored in 1990. The exquisite waterfront hotel is home to a private marina where you can get outside of golf and charter a boat to explore the beautiful bay area. Within walking distance of fine art galleries, boutique shops and many eateries, the Vinoy is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of the area.

At the Vinoy Golf Club on Snell Isle, golfers of all skill levels can play a meticulously maintained golf course that binds nature, tradition and challenging rounds into one unforgettable Vinoy golf experience. Originally created by course and landscape architect John Van Kleek in 1925 and totally redesigned by Florida’s own  Ron Garl, the 18 holes, par 71, 6,626 yard Vinoy Golf Club challenges serious golfers while providing an unforgettable round for casual players.

As a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, the Vinoy Golf Club is not only a refuge for wildlife but each hole is surrounded by diverse vegetation including a dozen varieties of palms from around the world. You can find yourself lost in the jungle or beached in one of the 63 bunkers strategically placed along the way.

The Vinoy Golf Resort is managed by Marriott Golf and sits in a residential area less than 2 miles from The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg with complimentary shuttle service for guests. You can fill your scorecard with an entire day of relaxed and competitive enjoyment when you tee it up Vinoy style. Whether you’re a local looking for a new challenge on the greens or a family looking for a great getaway, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club is the place to be.

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About the Author

<a href="" target="_self">Dave Daubert</a>

Dave Daubert

Dave, a member of Golf Writers of America and International Golf Travel Writers Associations, has been writing about all things golf since the turn of the century. He was Managing Editor at a regional golf magazine for 11 years before joining eSouthernGOLF in 2013 as Editor. Dave has been published at TriStateGolfer, FairwaysGolfCanada, GeorgiaGolf&Travel, TexasGolfInsider, GolfTrips, NewEngland.Golf, ProGolfWeekly, and numerous regional and state publications. His unique perspective and insight make for an enjoyable read and interesting articles. Contact him at

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