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COCOA BEACH GOLF COURSES



1. BAYTREE NATIONAL PAR 72 7043YDS 74.4/138

18 hole championship Gary Player design voted Brevard county’s best 1994-1998, ranked 36th in Florida buy the Miami Herald. Voted a 4 star rating by Golf Digest’s “Places To Play.” Ranked in the top 500 in North America by the leading golf courses in America.

2. THE MAJORS PAR 72 7300YDS 73.8/140

Arnold Palmer designed course honoring golf's major championships in a way that celebrates the history and tradition of the game. Demanding approach shots make it a fair test for all skill levels with 5 sets of tee boxes.

3. THE HABITAT PAR 72 6468YDS 71.2/126

Meandering through gopher tortoise and scrub jay habitats, wetlands, pine forests and rolling terrain, this spectacular course features 5 sets of teeing positions for competition and play by golfers of all skill levels.

4. ROYAL OAK PAR 72 6257YDS 70.1/122

Royal Oak was designed by renowned golf course architect, Dick Wilson. The beautiful 18 hole championship golf course graced with 8 crystal clear lakes, carved from the rolling terrain. The course is proudly rated as one of the best in the country.

5. THE SAVANNAHS PAR 72 6636YDS 70.6/118

Winding through a majestic hardwood forest and several scenic lakes. This beautifully tight course features 4 sets of tees, making play ideal for beginners and pros. Don’t miss this rewarding play with true southern flavor. A haven for great golf.

6. TURTLE CREEK PAR 72 6686YDS 70.1/129

Offers a spectacular public golf experience in a natural setting, blending beauty, nature and insight to create a splendid challenge for golfers of all skill levels.

7. VIERA EAST PAR 72 6720YDS 72.1/129

An 18 hole championship course designed by Joe Lee, framed by many pine & cypress trees with a variety of lake and protected wetlands. The #14 hole measures 527 yards and is the signature hole.

8. WEDGEFIELD PAR 72 6231YDS 70.5/120

A championship layout with lots of water, sand and medium sized greens to challenge all levels of play.

DAYTONA BEACH GOLF COURSES

1.SPRUCE CREEK PAR 72 6717YDS 72.2/125

Designed by Bill Amick, the front side features tree lined undulating fairways with generous landing areas. The back nine is more open and susceptible to the wind. A long time favorite in the Daytona Beach area.

2. INDIGO LAKES PAR 72 7168YDS 73.5/128

Ranked among the best resort courses in Florid, this Lloyd Clifton design has played host to the LPGA Sprint Championship. Winding through natural woodlands with water on 10 holes, this championship course is well worth the short drive to the Daytona Beach area.

3.LPGA INT'L CHAMPIONS PAR 72 7088YDS 74.0/134

A Rees Jones designed course boasting a links appearance, featuring 5 sets of tees, an abundance of mounding and water throughout, which will require some accurate shot making.

4. LPGA INT'L LEGENDS PAR 72 6984YDS 74.5/138

The Arthur Hills course offers a completely yet spectacular design to compliment the links style of Rees Jones. Tree lined fairways encompass a strategic layout surrounded by much of the environment’s natural vegetation. Water & wetlands come into play on every hole.

5. RIVER BEND PAR 72 6821YDS 72.3/126

A Lloyd Clifton design just 15 minutes north of Daytona. Features gentle rolling terrain, all tree lined with mounded bunkers, water on only 2 holes and with the longest par 5 in the Halifax area.

6-9. PALM HARBOR - MATANZAS WOODS - CYPRESS KNOLL - PINE LAKES
SEE ORLANDO COURSES FOR COURSE DESCRIPTIONS.

10.OCEAN HAMMOCK



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Jacksonville

Packages starting from $69.00 per person, per night based on double occupancy.
• Includes room and tax
• One round of golf including greens fees, cart and tax

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HOTELS

La Quinta Baymeadows

All the amenities and value La Quinta is known for, with new Gold Medal rooms featuring oversized beds, built-in closets, expanded baths, cable TV & outdoor pool. Desirable location for courses and area restaurants. Includes daily continental breakfast.

Embassy Suites

Spacious suites surround huge tropical atrium. This hotel is centrally located to Jacksonville’s best golf, dining, and nightlife. Jacksonville’s only full service all suite hotel. Includes complimentary cooked to order breakfast and daily complimentary cocktails 5:30-7:30pm.


AmeriSuites Baymeadows

Adjacent to Baymeadows Country Club and a short drive to Alltell Stadium, the Jacksonville Landing, restaurants and beaches. Featuring large accommodations with living room area. Includes daily continental breakfast.


Sheraton Vistana at W.G.V.

Adjacent to the World Golf Hall of Fame, this resort is a year-round paradise for anyone who longs for the ultimate Florida getaway. Each of the resort's villas are spacious and abound with luxurious touches. Amenities include fully equipped kitchens, washer/dryer, iron and board, hair dryer, clock radio and in-room safe.


Holiday Inn Baymeadows

Features 249 newly refurbished guest rooms and is centrally located at exit 100 off of I-95. Amenities offered include coffee maker, iron with board, hair dryer, cable TV, HBO, game room, outdoor pool, exercise room, full service restaurant including room service and lounge.


Homewood Suites by Hilton

A terrific value located in the desirable Baymeadows area. Features 1& 2 bedroom suites with full kitchen, living room, bedroom, bath & 2 TVs. Other amenities include fitness room, sports court, outdoor pool & whirlpool spa. Includes daily complimentary breakfast buffet and Manager’s cocktail reception Mon.-Thurs. evenings 5:30-7:30pm.


Comfort Suites World Golf Village

The new 162 room hotel features a complimentary breakfast bar & luxurious guest suites with free HBO, in-room movies, an in-room coffee maker, a microwave & refrigerator and the latest in high-tech amenities. A magnificent lakefront setting features outdoor pool, garden terrace with two gazebos, indoor heated pool and spa & fitness center.


GOLF COURSES

1.CHAMPIONS CLUB PAR 72 6872YDS 72.8/126

Built among the scenic wetlands of northeast Florida. The course meanders through the beautiful woods and is designed for players of all abilities.

2.CIMARRONE GOLF & CC PAR 72 6891YDS 72.7/132

Offers golfers of every caliber an exciting time in breathtaking beautiful surroundings. Seventeen interwoven lakes create a marsh or water feature on every hole, meticulously groomed and sculpted, contoured greens.

3.COURSE @ WESTLAND PAR 71 6369YDS 70.3/121

The challenging design provides enjoyment for players of all skill levels. It is demanding enough for the low handicapper, yet playable for the high handicapper.

4. DEER CREEK PAR 71 6700YDS 72.1/131

Deer Creek Country Club offers a unique golf experience that promises to delight and challenge golfers of all skill levels. Deer Creek is beautifully cut into 850 acres of pristine Florida woodlands with many beautiful views of lakes and natural areas.

5. EAGLE HARBOR PAR 72 6840YDS 72.6/133

Carved into a forest of 60’ pine trees, this semi-private course is highlighted by the beauty and challenge of numerous lakes. Golf Digest awarded Eagle Harbor four out of five stars in the 1996 edition of “Places to Play in Northeast Florida.

6. FERNANDINA BEACH PAR 73 7027YDS varies

Fernandina Beach is a 27 hole facility consisting of North, West and South nines offering golfers of all handicaps both a challenging and enjoyable round of golf. Always in great condition and the best greens year round in northeast Florida.

7. LAUREL ISLAND LINKS PAR 72 7011YDS 74.4/138

When Davis Love III carved Laurel Island Links out of the southeast Georgia marshland, he produced 18 completely different holes capable of challenging every level of play.

8. MILL COVE GC PAR 71 6671YDS 71.7/129

The course is a unique blend of golf holes with wetland and marsh areas, tree lined fairways and native bunkers. Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy this superbly maintained and conditioned golf course. Located 20 minutes from the Jacksonville Airport.

9.OAKBRIDGE @ SAWGRASS PAR 70 6383YDS 70.5/129

Recently redesigned, Oak Bridge has tight tree lined fairways with mildly undulating greens that demand proper shot placement. The term “shot makers” golf course fits Oak Bridge perfectly!

10. AMELIA ISLAND @ SUMMER BEACH PAR 72 6692YDS 72.9/136

The private course designed by Mark McCumber & Gene Littler has large oak trees and lakes on the front nine, and beautiful marshes, wide fairways and ocean breezes on the back nine.

11. FLEMING ISLAND PAR 71 6801YDS 72.7/136

Designed by Bobby Weed, the course is carved out of towering pines and will provide an experience you will not forget, also offering a world class practice facility.

12. QUEEN’S HARBOR PAR 72 7017YDS 74.0/138

Nominated by Golf Magazine as one of the best new courses in the Southeast Queen’s Harbor Y & CC, has developed a reputation for its superb course conditioning.

13.PONCE DE LEON PAR 72 6823YDS 72.9/131

The front nine is a “links style” layout running along the picturesque marshlands of the intracoastal waterway. The traditional “links style” front nine is quite a contrast to the back nine which meanders through the “Florida forest”. The fairways are lined with magnolia, pine, oak, palm and pine trees and play is a bit tighter.

14.RAVINES GOLF & CC PAR 72 6733YDS 72.4/133

Florida’s Mountain Course, gorgeous to the eye, painful to the ego. Reputation scares many high handicapper away.

15.WINDSOR PARKE GC PAR 72 6740YDS 71.9/133

Nationally rated 18 hole championship course designed by Arthur Hills. Rated 4th best new course in the nation by Golf Digest.

16.HIDDEN HILLS PAR 72 6892YDS 73.4/135

Unsurpassed in natural beauty with rolling terrain and stately pine and oak trees. The layout presents a challenge for golfers of all levels with length, elevated greens, natural hazards and tree-lined fairways that demand shot placement. CLOSED MONDAYS

17.SOUTH HAMPTON PAR 72 6952YDS 73.2/133

A great Mark McCumber design with tall pines and native oaks with 16 lakes and an ample supply of contoured bunkers offers the golfer the exact risk, challenge and reward for a fantastic golf experience.

18.NORTH HAMPTON PAR 72 7171YDS 74.7/143

Using the natural terrain with man made sand dunes, bridges and rolling elevations Palmer created a beautiful & challenging layout. Wide open "links" style back nine and a front nine carved out of woodlands that curve, rise and fall on tees, fairways and greens.

19.ROYAL ST. AUGUSTINE PAR71 6529YDS 71.9/137

An exciting new course that uses wetlands, pines and sater to define the fairways without intimidation. The large gently rolling greens are a welcome target after you negotiate the undulating fairways.
SATURDAY TEE TIMES AFTER 9AM

20.ST JOHNS PAR 72 7236YDS 75.3/142

New course designed by Clyde Johnston opened in May 2002, and is a gem for everyone to enjoy. Carved from a pine forest and is dotted with water challenges, this course offers a great test for every skill level.

21.SLAMMER & SQUIRE PAR 72 6939YDS 73.8/135

Named for golf legends Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen, the design of the course was meant to be fun yet interesting with the need for some good shot making. Preserved and pristine unspoiled wooded areas and wetlands offers 18 holes of superior playing conditions.

22.KING & BEAR PAR 72 7279YDS 75.2/141

Palmer & Nicholas have teamed together to create a course of beauty, challenge and design. The course features loblolly pines and open meadows on the front nine, while the natural beauty of 200 year old oaks perfectly complement the back nine. Featuring placid lakes edged with large coquina rock.




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Orlando

Packages starting from $69.00 per person, per night based on double occupancy.
• Includes room and tax
• One round of golf including greens fees, cart and tax

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ORLANDO NORTHSIDE HOTELS

Comfort Inn (Winter Park)

A contemporary hotel in the heart of Lee Rd. Featuring remote cable TV, pool, whirlpool, sauna, game room. Restaurants within walking distance. Includes complimentary continental breakfast.


Holiday Inn (Alamonte Springs)

Newly remodeled facility designed to make your stay more comfortable: 262 oversized guest rooms featuring a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, iron & board, hair dryer, and voicemail. Dine in the full service Waterfall Cafe or poolside patio. Enjoy our high energy “Why Not Lounge” with nightly entertainment. Includes complimentary welcome cocktail and daily complimentary continental breakfast.


Holiday Inn (Winter Park)

Centrally located just off the Interstate you will find the Holiday Inn Orlando North convenient to numerous golf courses on both the north and south side of Orlando. After a full day of golf, you may choose to take a dip in the outdoor pool or relax on the sundeck, exercise in the fitness center or visit Mulligan’s Irish Pub and restaurant with a big screen TV for the sports fan. Sampling the award winning cuisine is a must!


Embassy Suites (Alamonte Springs)

All suite property, deluxe two room suites with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, cable TV with free HBO. Indoor heated pool, whirlpool and sauna, gift shop, exercise room, restaurant and lounge. Includes daily cooked to order breakfast and evening cocktails.


Best Western (Alamonte Springs)

Great Orlando location off I-4 at Exit 92, Easy access to Northside golf courses. Hotel features attractively furnished guest rooms with fridge, microwave, coffee maker, iron and board, hair dryer, clock radio, and TV/HBO. Also featured outdoor pool and exercise room. Includes daily continental breakfast.


Errol Estate Villa

Located in a quiet, upscale residential area on the NW side of Orlando, lies Errol Estate Country Club. Featuring 3 nine hole courses to challenge every level of golfer and well appointed two-bedroom condos plus a delightful clubhouse restaurant and lounge. The courses wind through rolling terrain and elevation changes while the accommodations reflect a private country club setting. A truly unique alternative to hotels and condos. Offered exclusively through World of Golf for your unique golf experience.


ORLANDO SOUTHSIDE HOTELS

Quality Inn Plaza (International Drive)

Situated on International Drive across from Pointe Orlando, with easy access to the major attractions & area golf courses. This modern 1020 room hotel features 3 pools (two heated), a restaurant serving buffet breakfast & dinner, Zebras Sports Bar with live entertainment, mini-market & gift shop, free in-room safe and 24 hour security.


Radisson Hotel Orlando

Come and stay just minutes away from Metro West Golf Club, Disney Courses and Attractions! Few hotels in Orlando have a location like the Radisson Hotel Orlando. The hotel offers newly renovated guest rooms with coffee makers, hair dryer, irons/ironing boards, and safes. Hotel also features heated pool, food court and Scuba Joe's Bar & Lounge


Comfort Inn Lake Buena Vista

640 room hotel adjacent to Disney Village. Featuring 2 pools, gift shop, restaurant, and in-room safe. Close by to Lake Buena Vista shopping and entertainment. All rooms include fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer.


Crowne Plaza Resort Hotel

Deluxe guest rooms feature two double beds, sitting area, fridge, microwave, coffee maker, iron /iron board, hair dryer, data port, voice mail, cable TV. Custom Key West decor adds to the Florida resort ambiance. Two free form swimming pools and whirlpools, fitness center, full service restaurant, and lounge complete this first class tropical setting.


Best Western Plaza International

672 newly decorated rooms featuring 25 inch remote TV, on command movies, in-room safe, large heated pool, Jacuzzi, game room and a gift shop. Hotel is located near many restaurants, shopping and local activities. 3 diamond AAA rated. Rate includes service fee.


Village Premier International Drive

Features 155 newly renovated rooms, which include fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. Amenities include cable TV with HBO, pay per view movies, in room safe, heated pool, game room, pool bar. Includes continental breakfast.


Holiday Inn International Drive

The Holiday Inn International Drive Resort is a lush, 13 acre tropical resort within walking distance of the most popular restaurants, shops & attract-ions of famed International Drive. Amenities include fridge, microwave, iron and board, hair dryer. Other amenities include heated pool, whirlpool, fitness center, shuffleboard, room service and full service Front Street Cafe.


Holiday Inn Nikki Bird Resort

This resort offers exceptional accommodations, contemporary facilities, uncompromising personal service and a location that will delight. Amenities include microwave, fridge coffee maker, iron and board. Other amenities include guest laundry, 3 outdoor pools and Jacuzzi, fitness center, volleyball, tennis basketball and billiards.


Hampton Inn Maingate

The four-story hotel features 163 spacious rooms. Convenient location provides easy access to many south side courses. Amenities include outdoor heated swimming pool, guest laundry facilities, basketball and tennis courts.


Orange County National Lodge

Orange County National Lodge provides golfers with comfortably appointed rooms, full service restaurant and bar, and a 9-hole executive course. Amenities include continental breakfast, unlimited use of practice facilities and club storage.


ORLANDO SUITES AND CONDOS

Parc Corniche International Drive

Located in a serene setting directly adjacent to the International Golf Club. Beautifully appointed one and two bedroom suites with one and two bathrooms, a patio or balcony and a fully equipped kitchen. Also featuring a heated pool, whirlpool and a full service restaurant and lounge. Includes daily continental breakfast.


Marriott Residence Inn

Luxurious 1&2 bedroom suite hotel ideally located in Lake Buena Vista. Decorated in a Caribbean theme with spacious fully equipped suites. Features include full size kitchen with stovetop or oven, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker & dishwasher. Includes daily complimentary American breakfast.


Ramada Inn All Suites

Ramada Inn All Suites offers all the comforts of home, plus worlds of fun at your doorstep. All suites feature fully equipped kitchens, separate living area with sleeper sofa, dining area and screened patios. Located in the famous International Drive attraction area. Includes complimentary continental breakfast.


Summerfield Suites (I-Drive and LBV)

Delightfully appointed 1 & 2 bedroom suites hotel, ideally located in the midst of all the amenities of the desirable International Drive location. Separate living room, equipped kitchen, easy access to the south side courses. Modern suite accommodations for a little more than a hotel. Includes daily complimentary continental breakfast.


Quality Suites (Kissimmee)

Features 225 one and two bedroom suites, fully equipped kitchen, remote cable TV, in-room safe, heated pool and whirlpool, restaurant, lounge and pool bar. Located next to the Old Town entertainment/dining complex. The two bedroom units have 4 separate beds and 2 bathrooms. Includes complimentary continental breakfast and daily manager’s reception.


Homewood Suites by Hilton (International Drive)

Located in the heart of I-Drive, this hotel is within walking distance to many restaurants & entertainment. Featuring luxury 1 & 2 bed-room fully equipped suites, heated outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, and fitness center. Includes complimentary continental breakfast and social hour Mon.-Thurs. evenings.


Sheraton Vistana Villages

The Sheraton Vistana Villages on I-Drive is an attraction in and of itself. Expect more room, more comfort and more fun, along with exceptional Sheraton service. Amenities include: 1/4 acre pool, 2 whirlpool spas, volleyball court, fitness center, tennis and basketball courts.


AmeriSuites Lake Buena Vista

Brand new Caribbean themed resort centrally located to all area attractions and many golf courses. Amenities include miniature golf course, 3 pools, fitness room, and whirlpool. Beautifully appointed suites include voice mail, data ports and desk. Includes complimentary continental breakfast.


NORTH SIDE GOLF COURSES

1. BLACK BEAR PAR 72 7002YDS 74.7/134

P.B. Dye designed course that offers his trademark touches, dramatic fairway elevation changes, undulating greens, sandy waste bunkers and a unique 19th hole shootout area. One of Central Florida's unique Scottish style courses with rolling terrain and wide fairways and only two holes with water. Truly a unique Florida golfing experience. Golf carts feature the Pro-links GPS Satellite System.

2.DIAMOND PLAYERS CLERMONT PAR 71 6911YDS 73.7/138

Perhaps the most unique golf course in all of Florida. DPC Clermont is known as “Florida’s mountain golf course” with over 200 feet of elevation change in the course, you can see the entire Orlando skyline from the clubhouse.

3.LEGENDS PAR 72 6766YDS 72.9/130

Legends Golf and Country Club opened Jan. 2001 featuring vertiginous elevations, cinemascope horizons and breathtaking views. This handsome addition to the Orlando golf scene will definitely elevate your spirits.

4. LEGACY CLUB @ ALAQUA LAKES PAR 72 7160YDS 74.5/132

Recently registered as a member of the Audubon International Signature Cooperative Sanctuary Program, only 9 golf courses worldwide have been awarded this prestigious honor. This spectacular 18 hole gem is carved around a dense forest of lush, mature trees with spectacular topography, including dramatic slopes, rises and knolls unique to Florida.

5. MISSION INN EL CAMPEON PAR 72 6860YDS 73.6/133

Built in 1926 by Scotsman, Charles Clarke of Troon, El Campeon offers the most unique golf in Florida. The third oldest resort course in the state, it features rare 85 foot tee-to-green elevation changes, tree-lined fairways and challenging water shots.

6. MISSION INN LAS COLINAS PAR 72 6879YDS 73.2/128

Las Colinas offers golfers quite a different playing experience from the resort’s older course. Designed by former PGA Tour Player and NBC golf analyst, Gary Koch. Las Colinas offers a more subtle, but no less challenging, inland links design with gentle rolling hills. Its classic architecture style puts a premium on shot placement to its scenic fairways and undulating greens.

7. PALISADES PAR 72 7004YDS 73.8/127

Not your typical Florida golf course, this exciting Joe Lee design features major elevation changes, panoramic views, and dramatic rolling terrain. The diversity will set the stage for a memorable golf experience. The clever layout and superlative standard of maintenance will bring out your best. Located in the rolling hills of Lake County, excellent greens and a great layout make this a "must play".

8.ROCK SPRINGS RIDGE PAR72 7135YDS 74.3/127

Welcome to one of Central Florida’s most unique golf settings. The extreme changes in topography highlighted by tree lined fairways, strategic bunkering and enormous greens, provide drama for every shot. 27 unforgettable holes of golf created by Clifton, Ezell & Clifton Golf Design Group is a challenge to every golfer.

9.DEER ISLAND PAR 72 6661YDS 73.1/137

Surrounded by Lake Dora and Beauclaire, the Deer Island Golf Lake Club is a championship course designed by Joe Lee. The 18 hole par 72 course stands as testament to the renowned designer’s penchant for making the game challenging at every level of play. You’ll not only experience the pleasure of playing on an impeccably maintained course, but also encounter the magnificence of the island’s own natural sanctuary.

10.MAGNOLIA PLANTATION PAR 72 7175YDS 75.2/137

Carved thru the Wekiva River Basin, the fairways are rolling and meticulously maintained as they weave thru 13 lakes and ponds and surrounding all with hardwood trees and natural vegetation.

SOUTH SIDE GOLF COURSES

11.KISSIMMEE OAKS PAR 72 6862YDS 73.7/131

Even though Kissimmee Oaks is located only minutes away from Disney, you’ll feel ages away as you play the beautifully natural rhythm of this fine course. Hundreds of moss draped oaks line the gentle sloping fairways providing a virtual sanctuary for all types of wildlife. a challenging, natural backdrop for players of all levels.

12.REMINGTON PAR 72 7111YDS 73.9/134

All pricing includes “All You Can” practice & eat. Includes unlimited use of the unique water driving range and expansive practice areas, all you can eat in the Remington Bar & Grille. The additional time and attention to walk mowing the greens, translates to the finest conditioned greens in the Orlando area.

13. FOREST LAKE PAR 72 7113YDS 74.7/128

Surrounded by nature and residence free, this Clifton, Ezell & Clifton designed course offers a “pure golf” experience. The course features 5 sets of tees, rolling fairways, large undulating greens and water on 5 holes. Designated as a 4-star award in Golf Digest's Places to Play in 2001. An abundance of trees, with an outstanding driving range and tastefully appointed clubhouse. A “must” play for the golfer who appreciates an unspoiled atmosphere of scenic beauty.

14. HUNTERS CREEK PAR 72 7432YDS 76.1/137

Longest course in Florida, Hunter's Creek has been ranked by Golf Digest as one of the nation’s top public facilities. This links style layout is known for its consistently excellent condition. One of Central Florida’s best conditioned golf courses. Top location in resort area of Orlando.

15.STONEGATE G.C. PAR 72 7011YDS 73.3/131

Stonegate, designed by Ron Garl, is nestled amidst 3300 acres of pristine wetlands and woodlands. Stonegate Golf Club at Solivita prides itself on its hundred-year-old oaks, lush greenery and peaceful waterways and streams, encompassing over 7.000 yards with multiple tees for players of varied levels.

16. NORTH SHORE PAR 72 6898YDS 73.7/138

Located ten minutes from the airport, this course features two distinct nines. Begin your round on the Modern nine, winding through native wetlands and Florida's natural topography. The Classic nine is carved through a grove of 100 year old oak trees creating an enjoyably unique setting for your finishing holes. Offering multiple tees for players of all skill levels.

17. PANTHER LAKE PAR 72 7295YDS 75.7/137

Rated “The Two Toughest Golf Courses in Central Florida” by the Orlando Business Journal in March 1999, Orange County National offers something for everyone. Panther Lake features gently rolling hills, natural oak hammocks, pine trees and scenic wetlands.

18. CROOKED CAT PAR 72 7278YDS 75.4/140

Crooked Cat is a Scottish Links style course, which plays through some of the most picturesque landscape in Central Florida. Both courses complete with up to 50-foot changes in elevation, provide golfers with some of the toughest tests in the game.

19. ST CLOUD G.C.

A straightforward and deceiving links style course. Generous driving areas, but short irons must be accurate. Wind comes into play as many greens are elevated. You must become a links style player when selecting a club.

20.STONEYBROOK PAR 72 682 YDS 73.1/135

This lush Clifton/Ezell/Clifton designed championship golf course features “The Final Four”, Central Florida’s Finest Finishing Holes. guaranteed to challenge golfers of all levels. A beautiful clubhouse with restaurant and sports lounge adds the final touches to Stoneybrook’s service and style.

ORLANDO NORTHSIDE GOLF COURSES

21. BELLA VISTA PAR 71 6321YDS 68.4/119

Overlooking Little Lake Harris, this Lloyd Clifton design offers beautiful rolling hills with challenging fairways and greens. Frequent elevation changes make this shorter course one of the best Lakeview courses in Lake County.

22. GLEN ABBEY PAR 72 6689YDS 71.1/122

Rolling terrain and tree lined fairways accent the beautiful layout of this championship gem. Utilizing several ponds and lakes, Glen Abbey was designed to test your shot making skills. Professionals and Amateurs alike find this course very satisfying.

23. DEBARY PAR 72 6776YDS 72.7/134

This picturesque golf course is home to the U.S. Open Qualifier and was designed and opened in 1990 by Lloyd Clifton. The course is surrounded by dense woods, mostly yellow pines and evergreens, its atmosphere reminiscent of the Carolinas.

24. SABAL POINT PAR 72 6603YDS 71.6/129

A Ward Northrup designed course, requiring accurate shots on a number of tight fairways. Features 11 doglegs, 17 water holes and large greens. Boasts 2 of the most challenging holes in the area.

25. WEKIVA PAR 72 6640YDS 71.9/123

Referred to as “a little bit of Augusta in Central Florida”, the course features no parallel fairways, well bunkered fairways and greens and a course of tall and stately oaks and pines.

26. ERROL ESTATE PAR 72 6745YDS 72.7/132

FLORIDA GOLFER GUIDE EXCLUSIVE! The course has 27 holes with enormous elevation changes, five lakes, beautiful tree lined fairways, superb playing conditions with twists and turns that challenge all playing levels.

27. HARBOR HILLS PAR 72 6910YDS 72.5/126

Lloyd Clifton design that overlooks beautiful Lake Griffin. Large elevation changes gracefully roll from tee to green throughout the course. The tour caliber undulating greens create a fair yet challenging test of any golfers skill or mettle.

28. INDIGO LAKES PAR 72 7168YDS 73.5/128

Ranked among the best resort courses in Florid, this Lloyd Clifton design has played host to the LPGA Sprint Championship. Winding through natural woodlands with water on 10 holes, this championship course is well worth the short drive to the Daytona Beach area.

29. LPGA INT'L CHAMPIONS PAR 72 7088YDS 74.0/134

Located in Daytona Beach, LPGA International is a short drive from Orlando. Designed by Rees Jones and was chosen by Golf Magazine as one of the nation’s “Top 10 Courses to play.” The Champions course hosts the LPGA Tour’s title holders Championship each spring.

30.LPGA INT’L LEGENDS PAR72 6984YDS 74.5/138

The Legends course, designed by Arthur Hills, boasts an entirely different layout with tree lined fairways and greens featuring beautiful magnolias, live oaks and tall pines. A fantastic driving range with 3 regulation length practice holes is also available.

31. WINTER SPRINGS PAR 71 6589YDS 72.6/128

A Bruce Devlin design with a challenging mixture of tree lined holes and some beautiful water holes. The course winds through a nature preserve featuring 200 year old trees.

32. MAYFAIR PAR 72 6372YDS 69.7/117

Donald Ross design, former PGA Tour stop. One of the oldest courses in the area. Rolling terrain through mature oak and pine trees, well trapped greens. A scenic layout.

33. MT DORA GC PAR70 5917YDS 67.3/118

Billed as the "longest 5700yds in Florida" and it does it's best to prove it. Featuring hills and vistas; sloping, rolling fairways with side-hill, downhill and uphill lies; dense overhanging trees; small, fast target greens. 40 minutes from Orlando.

34. MOUNT DORA C.C. PAR 72 6571YDS 72.1/125

The course features well manicured greens protected by bunkers and framed with oak and pine trees. Fourteen of the 18 holes offer beautiful lake views, enhancing the strategically placed bunkers and tree lined fairways.

35. TIMACUAN PAR 71 6915YDS 73.2/133

This Bobby Weed Jr. redesigned course features a front nine with dramatically rolling terrain, swales, waste areas and deep pot bunkers similar to a links style course. The back nine is more a Carolina setup being cut through old oaks and tall pines with many dogleg holes.

36.TWIN RIVERS EKANA PAR72 6683YDS 71.3/127

A signature design of Joe Lee that offers a "natural Florida golf experience". Well maintained course with winding fairways through natural terrain with protected wetlands and ample wildlife, water can be found on 13 holes.

37 CELEBRATION PAR 72 6786YDS 73.0/135

With its scenic setting and strategic Trent Jones Sr. and Jr. design, Celebration is beautifully challenging. Host to the 1999 Oldsmobile Scramble Finals, 1999 USGA Senior Amateur Qualifier, 1999 LPGA Section Championship, and recognized in the “Top 100 Courses for Women” by Golf for Women magazine, it’s a “must play”. An upscale experience in an upscale community. Features 5 sets of tees amongst native oak and magnolia trees. Now offering special 36-hole rates

38&39. CHAMPIONS GATE-NAT’L-INT’L

Greg Norman has designed two signature golf courses as part of a new central Florida golf destination just 15 minutes form International Drive. The International courses has the look and feel of a links-style layout in the British Isles, while the National course is a classic American-style layout.

40.DIAMONDBACK PAR 72 6359YDS 71.3/132

Joe Lee designed course, carved out of 240 acres of virgin forest. Rolling tree lined fairways, undulating greens and numerous undisturbed natural wetlands provide the ultimate environment for all golfers. WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT COURSES

41. LAKE BUENA VISTA PAR72 6819YDS 72.7/128

This classic country club style Joe Lee design meanders through dense pine forests, as well as the Resort’s residential area. Characterized by small. elevated, well bunkered greens, the course demands accurate shot-making. Add an island green on the 7th, and it all adds up to a great golfing experience.

42. DISNEY'S PALM PAR72 6957YDS 73.0/133

Rated one of “America’s Top 75 Resort Courses. This Joe Lee design offers many tree lined fairways, elevated tee and greens, and more than its share of water and sand with nine water holes and 94 bunkers. The Palm also plays host each year as part of the National Car Rental Golf Classic. The 18th has been rated the fourth-toughest hole on the PGA tour.

43. MAGNOLIA PAR72 7190YDS 73.9/133

Designed in the classic PGA Tour style, the course offers tree lined fairways, 11 of the 18 holes boast water, and 97 bunkers dot the landscape and guard the medium-to-large undulating greens. This beautifully manicured Joe Lee course is aptly named for its more than 1,500 magnolia trees and hosts the National Car Rental Golf Classic at Walt Disney World Resort.

44. EAGLE PINES PAR 72 6772YDS 72.3/131

Low, “dish-shaped” fairways and vast sand beds give this Pete Dye layout a unique look and equally unique challenge. Transition areas of pine straw and sand are common between the tee boxes and the fairways. The concave fairways maintain proper drainage into the natural wetlands areas that are prevalent throughout the course, in fact, 16 holes boast water.

45. OSPREY RIDGE PAR 72 7101YDS 73.9/135

This uniquely styled Tom Fazio masterpiece challenge the players from the moment they step onto the first tee. Created in a beautiful tropical wilderness, the course offers dramatically elevated tees and greens framed by high mounds, nine water holes, more than 70 strategically placed bunkers and rolling fairways that are cut through the forest of scrub oaks, pine, palmetto, cypress and bay trees.

46.EASTWOOD PAR 72 7176YDS 73.9/12

Designed by Clifton , Ezell and Clifton this challenging layout features open, lush-green, rolling fairways, bordered by strategic mounding. Numerous multi-leveled tees and elevated greens, and deep pot bunkers are the other features of this great course. Located just 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport.

47. FALCON'S FIRE PAR 72 6900YDS 72.5/125

A signature course of Rees Jones, utilizes gentle undulation of fairways and perimeter mounding. Numerous ponds bring water into play on 11 holes to challenge players of all skill levels. The course now features the “Pro-Shot” digital caddy system on all golf carts.

48. HAWKS LANDING PAR 72 6810YDS 73.2/134

Old favorite with exciting new features. New Tift-dwarf greens with challenging collections area. Wide fairways and immaculate playing conditions, water in play on 15 holes including the entire back nine! Latest entry to Orlando’s “Don’t Miss List”.

49.HIGHLANDS RESERVE PAR72 6673YDS 72.1/118

The Michael Dasher designed par 72 course winds through old citrus groves and features over 120 ft. of elevation change. Located about 15 minutes from Disney World and featuring a combination of Carolina style fairways and Scottish links holes with large undulating greens, makes this an interesting golf experience.

50. INTERNATIONAL PAR 72 6776YDS 73.0/134

A Joe Lee design offering a truly challenging layout especially hole # 2, a 666 yard par 5. The course features 7 doglegs and water on 6 holes, the greens are also guarded by beautifully maintained sand traps.
COURSE CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS

51. KISSIMMEE PAR 72 6537YDS 71.4/119

Featuring open fairways and water on 13 holes, the recent renovation of six greens and surrounding areas afford golfers of all levels a challenging experience on this imaginative layout.

52. KISSIMMEE BAY PAR71 6846YDS 72.2/125

Bordering East Lake Toho featuring 16 holes with water, designers Clifton, Ezell and Clifton built the course around old oak trees and lush vegetation. The greens are fast and true, while the fairways are gently rolling. Rated among Florida’s Top 50 by Golf Week.

53. CYPRESS CREEK PAR72 7014YDS 73.6/126

Nestled among live oaks, pine and cypress trees you will find this Lloyd Clifton designed championship golf course that is to be experienced and enjoyed. With water hazards on 16 holes, flat fairways with forgiving landing areas and large greens that are well bunkered, this course offers both a challenge to the better golfer and fairness to the beginner.

54. METRO WEST PAR 72 7051YDS 73.1/126

Robert Trent Jones design offering large undulating greens with open fairways and differing elevation changes. Pot bunkers and grass bunkers protect the greens.

55. ORANGE LAKE PAR72 6700YDS 72.6/132

Orange Lake’s original 27 hole, Joe Lee designed championship golf course has been ranked one of the top 50 places to play in Florida by Golf Week Magazine. The Resort Course plenty of water holes and requires that you balance the true attributes of the game--strategy, power and finesse!

56.LEGENDS @ ORANGE LAKE PAR72 7072YDS 74.3/132

An 18 hole championship course designed by Arnold Palmer and Palmer Course Design Company. This challenging 7,072 yard golf course takes the avid golfer on a journey from the links of old Scotland to the woodlands of the classic North Carolina golf courses.

57. SOUTHERN DUNES PAR72 6795YDS 72.6/129

The dramatic hillside layout of this Steve Smyers’ designed course features huge, fast, undulating greens and expansive, rolling fairways flanked by more than 180 bunkers and sandy waste areas. Multi-tiered tee boxes and elevation changes of over 100 ft. give character to this extremely challenging course. One of the most outstanding links style courses in Florida and ranked within the top 100 courses in America. It also boasts a 4 1/2 stars award by Golf Digest. The tift dwarf bernuda greens are unique for Florida and add to the golfing experience.

58. STONEYBROOK - WEST PAR 72 7201YDS 74.8/135

Designed by Arthur Hills, this course gives you a links style feel with fast, and true greens. With 5 sets of tees, the course is playable to golfers from the high to low handicappers. A definite must play.

59. WINDERMERE PAR 72 6603YDS 72.2/131

A private 18 hole facility newly renovated. Measuring up to 6603 yards, with rolling fairways and weaving through the properties natural environment of lakes, marshes and wetlands. Come and enjoy the new greens, cart paths, landscaping and refurbished dining facilities.

60. INDEPENDENCE PAR 72 7269YDS

Three champion golfers will design 3 separate courses with the first, Independence, by Tom Watson slated to open in March '03. With fairways that will undulate throughout the preserve park-like setting that features ponds, rolling hills and stands of mature trees, all three are destined to qualify for tournament play. Located within new Reunion Resort.
COURSE CLOSED ON MONDAYS

PALM COAST COURSES

61. CYPRESS KNOLL PAR 72 6261YDS 70.0/127

A picturesque Gary Player design. Don’t be fooled by the small, flat greens with gentle approaches--the rolling fairways are narrow and lined with hazards that demand pinpoint accuracy.

62.MATANZAS WOODS PAR72 6514YDS 71.1/127

Each hole of Matanzas Woods seems progressively tougher until the number 13 tee- where our version of “Amen Corner” begins. The 18th hole is a par 5 monster with a spectacular island green. Designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay.

63.PALM HARBOR PAR 72 6615YDS 71.8/127

The original course designed by Bill Amick features 10 doglegs presided over by ancient and breathtaking oaks. Water comes into play on 3 holes, tree lined, narrow fairways, heavy bunkers and large rolling greens.

64. PINE LAKES PAR 72 7074YDS 73.5/126

An Arnold Palmer design featuring broad fairways, a multitude of white sand bunkers and a generous supply of water. One of the most memorable holes is the 547 yard, par-five 7th, where a long gentle dogleg flirts with a lake; the green is guarded by massive bunkers on each side.

65. GRAND HAVEN PAR 72 7069YDS 74.9/135

A Jack Nicklaus design. A magnificent course nestled along the Intracoastal Waterway. The impeccable fairways, water hazards, marshes and heavily guarded greens blend in with the tropical terrain.

66. MYSTIC DUNES PAR 71 7012YDS

Designed by PGA tour player Gary Koch. The dunes style front nine, with the feel of a British Isles links course, takes advantage of sweeping elevation changes and native sand dunes, while the "Low-Country" Carolina style back nine meanders throughout wetlands and one hundred year old oak hammocks.

67. LAKE ORLANDO PAR72 6000YDS 71.9/142

A shot maker's course. Requires precision from tee to green. Tall thickets of cypress trees that surround tight fairways make it a challenge for golfers of all ages and abilities.




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Sarasota

Packages starting from $69.00 per person, per night based on double occupancy.
• Includes room and tax
• One round of golf including greens fees, cart and tax

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HOTELS

Best Western Golden Host

Nestled among 5 acres of tropical foliage, the Golden Host is just minutes from the beautiful gulf beaches and area’s top courses. The Bahi Hut Cocktail Lounge, 50 foot heated pool, shuffleboard courts, make for a truly enjoyable stay. Includes complimentary continental breakfast.


Shorewalk Vacation Villas

Spacious 2 bedroom/2 bath fully equipped, washer & dryer, self catering condos. 30 acre resort features 6 stocked fishing lakes, Clubhouse, 2 heated pools, jacuzzi, 2 lighted tennis courts. Within walking distance of pubs, restaurants, shopping and more. Only minutes to the white sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. No maid service included.


Holiday Inn Venice

1998 Holiday Inn New-comer of the Year. This hotel is minutes to beach, shopping & championship golf. Dinner theatre on premises. Award winning guest rooms, restaurant, lounge, banquet facilities, heated pool and Jacuzzi.


Holiday Inn Marina

Unique full service hotel with a 75 slip marina. Waterfront dining both indoors and out for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Lounge has Friday Night Oldies party & other entertainment. All rooms feature coffee maker, iron & board - some with private balconies and patios. Enjoy the outdoor heated pool with huge sundeck & tiki bar; all in a prime location.


GOLF COURSES

1. BOBCAT TRAIL PAR 72 6748YDS 72.9/129

Lavish rolling fairways, strategically placed bunkers and fast undulating greens give character to this premier new golf course. “The Cat” a Bob Tray design also features 5 sets of tees, aqua driving range, four star restaurant and Florida style clubhouse.

2. DEEP CREEK PAR 70 6005YDS 67.5/112

Deep Creek’s award winning course will not overpower you with long holes but does take an accurate shot maker to score well on its well manicured fairways and fast paced greens.

3. FOREST LAKES PAR 71 6500YDS 70.8/124

Strong championship layout weaving majestically through the pines and oaks of country club estates.

4. OAKFORD PAR 72

27 holes designed by Ron Garl (Myrtle, Live Oaks & Palms) offering combinations of water, wetlands and nature preserves. Located 20 minutes east of Sarasota.

5. PELICAN POINTE PAR 72 7202YDS 74.8/145

A Ted McAnlis masterpiece. Winds through nature preserves, lakes and tall stands of pines, offering the golfer glimpses of different birds and wildlife. The area’s best new course. Nominated for Golf Digest’s “Best New Courses of 1996”.

6. PORT CHARLOTTE PAR 72 6678YDS 71.7/125

The tree lined front 9 coupled with the rolling back 9 give this course a northern feel and make it one of south Florida's most enjoyable courses. The par 3 7th and par 5 17th are a shot maker's delight, each offering a strong but fair test of skill.

7. RIVER CLUB PAR 72 7026YDS 71.6/129

Water comes into play on 16 holes of this Ron Garl design. Front nine is fairly open with heavy fairway mound\ding while the back nine wanders through dense woodlands. Rolling fairways and undulating greens make for a very interesting round of golf.

8. RIVERWOOD PAR 72 6938YDS 73.8/133

A Golf Digest Four Star rated course since 1995. From every tee, the course at Riverwood is what all golfers hope to find but rarely do. The strategic placement of green and bunkers makes the course impressive without being overwhelming or intimidation. The course does not require miraculous shots or long forced carries - executing normal shots well will result in an enjoyable round of golf.

9. ROTONDA HILLS PAR 72 6304YDS 70.3/126

New comers to the course will particularly enjoy viewing the native Florida birds that nest on and near the course. With four sets of tees, players of all skill levels can find pleasure and challenge at this course.

10. ROTONDA PALMS PAR 72 6511YDS 71.0/127

There are ample opportunities for adventure. Golfers will be thrilled by the famous five finishing holes which include six different water hazards, multi-tiered greens, and two of Florida’s most demanding holes the 15th and 16th back - to - back.

11.SARASOTA GC PAR72 6980YDS 72.9/122

18 hole, 185 acre championship course is one of Sarasota’s premier golf courses. Ranked as one of the finalist in Sarasota herald Tribune’s Best Public Golf Course Award. Four sets of tees offer challenges for all skill levels.

12. SERENOA PAR 72 6028YDS 70.7/128

If the condition of the golf course is important to you, come enjoy Serenoa. One of the finest 18 hole championship courses on the Gulf Coast. Serenoa is a semi-private facility with 20 lakes and the finest greens in Sarasota. Serenoa is proud to be the only course in Sarasota using the DIGITAL CADDY, an electronic measurer that gives you the distance from your ball to the pin.

13. SUNRISE PAR 72 6455YDS 70.6/122

Elevated type greens with water on 15 holes make this course very enjoyable and requires accurate shot making. A fair test of golf.

14. TATUM RIDGE PAR 72 6757YDS 71.9/124

An experience rarely found in Florida - a Scottish style links course with preserved wetland and 11 lakes in a natural setting. Plenty of wildlife and nature at its finest. Course is well maintained and has excellent drainage.

15. UNIVERSITY PARK PAR 72 VARIES

27 holes designed by Ron Garl, will test the skills of both pros and novices depending on which set of 5 tee boxes you choose. “A beautifully maintained and award winning course” as rated by Golf Digest readers.

16. WATERFORD PAR 72 6670YDS 72.3/128

Waterford’s scenic 27 holes feature multiple tees, sculpted greens, undulating fairways with a mix of sand, large oaks and water. The course is well maintained and offers a blend of brawn and beauty that is sure to make this day a memorable one.

17. WATERLEFE GC PAR 72 6670YDS 72.3/128



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Tampa Bay

Packages starting from $69.00 per person, per night based on double occupancy.
• Includes room and tax
• One round of golf including greens fees, cart and tax

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HOTELS

Holiday Inn Busch Gardens

Located only minutes from championship golf courses, the hotel was completely renovated in spring 1999. All rooms have cable TV and coffee maker. Other amenities include outdoor pool, lounge, game room and exercise room. T.G.I. Friday's located next door.


AmeriSuites Busch Gardens

Preferred hotel of Busch Gardens. All-suite hotel located minutes away from Tampa's finest golf courses. All suites include microwave, fridge & wet bar. Other amenities include outdoor heated pool & 24 hr workout facility. Includes daily continental breakfast.


Value Lodge Tampa

Formerly Ramada Inn & Suites, this hotel has recently under-gone an extensive renovation, creating a totally new perspective to 137 taste-fully decorated rooms. Located on Fowler Avenue, this hotel is close to USF, attractions and restaurants.


La Quinta Inn Busch Gardens

Take advantage of the excellent value offered by the La Quinta product. This hotel has all the value added amenities in a good location. Courtyard and heated pool & spa, rooms have in room movies. Fresh decor, 25" TV, coffee maker, free local calls.


Best Western All Suites

Located behind Busch Gardens. 150 deluxe two room suites with bedroom, bath, separate living room with sleeper sofa, refrigerator, microwave, wet bar, coffee maker, video player and 2 remote cable TVs, stereo and La-Z-Boy recliner. Other hotel amenities include a heated pool and a Jacuzzi. Includes complimentary full country breakfast.


Embassy Suites (U.S.F.)

Great location near Busch Gardens and USF. All units have living room, sofa sleeper, separate bedroom with bath, 2TV’s, microwave, wet bar, fridge, coffee maker. Enjoy the outdoor pool and fitness center with sauna/whirlpool. Includes complimentary cooked to order breakfast and nightly manager’s reception


Embassy Suites Westshore

The Embassy Suites hotels are world renowned for their added value and comfort of separate living room area with microwave, wet bar, fridge & coffee maker. A TV in master bedroom & living room. Full service hotel amenities of restaurant, lounge, fitness center, sauna & outdoor pool. Includes complimentary cooked to order breakfast and nightly cocktail reception.


Plantation Inn & Golf Resort

Nestled in the heart of Florida's "Nature Coast," north of Tampa in Crystal River, one can experience the timeless natural beauty of Old Florida. A Virtual undiscovered, and unspoiled setting of over 200 acres of lush tropical landscape. Featuring 27 holes of golf, 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 pools (1 heated), excellent restaurant/lounge/tiki bar & grill. A getaway where time slows to another era.


La Jovita Village

For those seeking escape from the world, this is the perfect spot. Set in a gently sloping vale with sweeping views of the finishing holes of the Lake Jovita golf course, the villa will take you away from life's rush to a world of verdant hills and sparkling water.


GOLF COURSES

1. BARDMOOR GC PAR 72 7000YDS 74.2/131

Original site for the JC Penney PGA/LPGA Golf Classic. Nationally televised. Rated one of Tampa Bay’s premier golf facilities. Course plays as long as 7000 yards for the better player or as short as 4990 for women or beginners. Excellent practice facility and state of the art pro shop and clubhouse.

2. BLOOMINGDALE PAR 72 7165YDS 74.4/137

Bloomingdale Golfers Club has been consistently rated as one of Florida’s top golf courses. The course is situated on 200 beautiful acres (80 acres of federally protected wetlands) and features two hundred year old oaks, stands of pine mixed with natural Florida marsh and numerous shimmering ponds.

3.CHEVAL GOLF AND CC

Considered on of the best in Tampa area located inside the prestigious Cheval Polo & Golf development. CLOSED MONDAYS

4. DUNES GC @ SEVILLE PAR72 7140YD 74.9/138

This Arthur Hills designed gem was ranked Best Golf Course in Florida upon opening in 1988. It has been rated in the “Top 100 Public Golf Courses” in the U.S. by Golf Digest.

5/6. EAGLES GOLF CLUB
THE FOREST PAR 72 6712YDS 72.8/125
THE LAKES PAR 72 7089YDS 74.7/132

The islands designed Gary Koch and the Forest designed by Ron Gral features rolling fairways surrounded by woodland. The more traditional design of the Oaks and Lakes now known as the Lakes features flatter fairways, open landing areas and large, elevated greens.

7. GC@CYPRESS CREEK PAR72 6869YDS 74.0/133

Having spent money, time and energy into the improvements have paid off as golfers are now flocking back to this much improved facility. Water can be found on 13 holes with elevated tees and greens and numerous pot bunkers worth the short drive to Ruskin, southeast of Tampa.

8. HERITAGE ISLES PAR 72 6976YDS 73.2/132

This course is sure to be one of the most demanding public golf courses in the Bay area. Player of all skill levels to enjoy this scenic layout cut through the native cypress heads and natural wetland areas.

9. LANSBROOK PAR 72 6714YDS 72.2/128

The best maintained public course in Tampa, the course features no parallel fairways and 18 undulating tift-dwarf bermuda greens. The course is long and the rough is deep but water comes into play on 16 holes.

10. PEBBLE CREEK PAR 71 6436YDS 71.1/127

Elevated greens are carved from the natural Florida landscape, with water in play on 16 of 18 holes. No’s 5 and 18 are the most challenging

11. QUAIL HOLLOW PAR 72 6811YDS 68.3/117

Quail Hollow Golf & Country Club was established in the late sixties, and is well known in local golf lore. Quail Hollow was home to the first mini tour founded by J. C. Gossie, so it is truly a championship course. The Blue Tees play at 6811 yards with water and dog legs, both left and right make for a very interesting round of golf.

12. RIVER HILLS PAR 72 7004YDS 74.0/132

According to Golf Digest, River Hills is “One of The Best in Tampa Bay”. This finely maintained course is a blend of brawn and beauty, and presents an opportunity to all levels of players.

13. SHERMAN HILLS PAR 72 6773YDS 71.4/130

The front nine, with elevated tees and greens is reminiscent of the fine Scottish links courses, while the back nine lead you into a forest of 200 year old oak trees.

14. SILVER OAKS PAR 72 6731YDS 72.5/126

Featuring the new “Golfers Dream 9” with seven replicas of world famous golf holes including St. Andrews #7,11,12, Augusta #16th, Royal Troon's #8th, Pebble Beach #7th, and Sawgrass #17th.

15. NORTHDALE PAR 72 6824YDS 72.8/129

Designed by Ron Garl, the course has just undergone extensive improvements in the summer of 2002 - including new USGA greens, renovated bunkers and resurfaced cart paths. The strategic use of water, bunkers, rolling terrain and large contoured greens combine to create an enjoyable golf experience.

16. SUMMERFIELD PAR 71 6883YDS 73.0/125

Scottish links style course complete with no-mow roughs, sandy waste areas and large pot bunkers. Water can be found on 12 holes so the large landing areas are very welcome.

17.TPC OF TAMPA BAY PAR71 6610YDS 71.9/126

Located 25 minutes northwest of Tampa Airport. This semi-private course opened in 1991 and is the annual host of the GTE Suncoast Classic, the areas only Senior PGA TOUR event. Greens undulate dramatically with sharp drop offs and slopes, multi-tiered tees and greens are everywhere. Course closed 2/14-2/23/03.

18.UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA PAR 71 6876YDS 74.2/132

Affectionately known as “THE CLAW”, it’s one of Tampa Bay area’s finest golf courses. This long, scenic course is bordered by stately oaks, pines and marsh lands. It’s like playing in a nature preserve and you will often see alligators, foxes, raccoons and other wildlife.

19. WESTCHASE GC PAR 72 6710YDS 71.8/130

Designed to take full advantage of the natural setting, the course winds through acres of lakes, woods, conservation areas and a residential community. Offering meticulously manicured greens surrounded by natural wetlands, wooden bridges and bulkheads.

20/21. WORLD WOODS
PINE BARRENS PAR 71 6902YDS 73.7/140
ROLLING OAKS PAR 72 6985YDS 73.5/136

Both designed by Tom Fazio, located 1 hour from Tampa. Pine Barrens is regarded as a premier target style course. Rated #9 among “America’s 100 Best Modern Courses” (Golf Week 1999) and #75 among “America’s 100 Greatest Courses” by Golf Digest. Rolling Oaks is likened to Augusta National with giant oaks and dogwood trees lining the fairways. Rated #63 among “America’s Best Modern Courses” (Golf Week 1999).

22. WALDEN LAKE PAR 72 6797YDS 73.6/136

Walden lake’s 36 holes of championship golf , designed by Nicklaus, Garl and others, is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown Tampa. Our pristine layout is sculpted through the beautiful wooded community of Walden Lake and numerous protected wildlife areas. The trees, water, and undulating greens provide a great challenge and a shot maker’s paradise.

23.PLANTATION PALMS PAR72 6824YDS 73.4/139

Plantation Palms Golf Club provides the golfer a challenging but rewarding golf experience with a links style design that includes ample greens, wide fairways, and elevated tees and greens.

24. PLANTATION INN

Features 27 holes of sloped greens, 21 water holes, challenging fairways lined by centuries old Majestic Oaks and Emerald Pine. No mater what combinations of nines, “the Lagoons, Lakes, Narrows,” you choose you will be in for a great game of golf.

25. BELLEVIEW BILTMORE PAR 71 6614YDS 71.9/124

Opened in 1925 and designed by the famous Donald Ross, this course is a delight to play. It is a blend of natural landscaping and well manicured golf course that appeals to all player levels. The closest course to Clearwater Beach and features first class amenities.

26. LAKE JOVITA PAR 72 7151YDS 74.4/140

Tom Lehman design with rolling hills and valleys, ancient hardwood forest and freshwater lakes combine to form a golf course unlike any other in Florida. With 94 foot elevation changes, the largest natural drop of any hole in the state, the par 5 11th. Located 30 minutes north of Tampa. CLOSED MONDAYS




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Ft. Myers/Naples

Packages starting from $69.00 per person, per night based on double occupancy.
• Includes room and tax
• One round of golf including greens fees, cart and tax

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HOTELS

Ft. Myers

Coral Bridges Suites

Formerly Hawthorne Suites, this all-suite hotel features 1 and 2 bedroom, fully appointed suites with living room, equipped kitchen, and separate bedrooms and baths. Each suite features two TVs and a VCR player. All the comforts of home including a hot daily buffet breakfast and Happy Hour Mon-Thurs evenings. This hotel is centrally located for easy access to courses.


La Quinta Inn

La Quinta is always associated with great price and value. This Fort Myers hotel is conveniently located with close access to Edison’s home, casino cruise ships and well known restaurants like Steak & Ale, Olive Garden & Outback. Free local calls, coffee maker and 25” TV. This hotel features complimentary continental breakfast.


Radisson Inn Sanibel Gateway

Large modern guest rooms typical of Radisson with remote cable TV & free HBO, all rooms feature mini-fridges. Olympic-style heated outdoor pool with giant Jacuzzi. This full service hotel features Rio's Bar & Grille Restaurant for good food & good times.


Naples

Best Western Naples Plaza

This newly built hotel features luxuriously appointed tropical decor. Large accommodations include refrigerators and double sinks in most rooms. Conveniently located 20 minutes south of Ft. Myers Int’l Airport. Only 10 minutes from city of Naples and upscale shops and restaurants, Naples Beach. Includes complimentary continental breakfast


Comfort Inn and Suites

Convenient location just off I-75, featuring hotel rooms and one bedroom suites. Hotel rooms have fridges and suites feature a full kitchen. All units come equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, irons & ironing boards & clock radios. An outstanding price value. This hotel features complimentary continental breakfast.


Holiday Inn Naples

Conveniently located on US 41 in the heart of Naples, one mile from Naples beach. This hotel features 137 guest rooms with satellite TV & Showtime, as well as an in-room coffee maker. Visit the tropical pool area and The Playoff Shorts Cafe featuring 25 screens.

Park Shore Resort

The Park Shore Resort features all suites with complete kitchen, living and dining room and private balcony, facing an island surrounded by a wandering brook. Amenities include a heated pool and Jacuzzi, poolside restaurant and lounge, and Naples’ most picturesque waterfall. There is a minimum stay requirement at this resort.

Quality Inns and Suites Naples

Golf right on property at this resort's own course. This hotel features 180 luxurious rooms and suites, and a lighted driving range. Other amenities at this full service hotel include the poolside Chickee Bar with entertainment Thu-Sun, T.A. Fitzgerald’s Restaurant & Lounge. Suites have full kitchens, 2 bathrooms and living room. Only 10 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico.

GOLF COURSES

Ft. Myers

1.BOBCAT TRAIL PAR 72 6748 YDS 72.9/129

Lavish rolling fairways, strategically placed bunkers and fast undulating greens give character to this premier new golf course. “The Cat” a Bob Tray design also features 5 sets of tees, aqua driving range, four star restaurant and Florida style clubhouse.

2. DEEP CREEK PAR 70 6005YDS 67.5/112

Deep Creek’s award winning course will not overpower you with long holes but does take an accurate shot maker to score well on its well manicured fairways and fast paced greens.

3. EAGLE RIDGE PAR 72 6538 YDS 71.5/123

Set in a beautiful golf community, Eagle Ridge offers a fun and enjoyable round to golfers of all ages. The course has water on 17 holes, giving even the most experienced golfer a challenge while providing wide fairways and some of the largest greens in Florida for the average player.

4/5.HERITAGE PALMS
THE ROYAL PAR 72 6756YDS 72.8/134
THE SABAL PAR 72 6837YDS 73.4/139

An oasis of palms in a tropical setting will provide the backdrop for this 36 hole championship layout. The strong finishing holes hug both sides of a gigantic 40-acre lake.

6.PORT CHARLOTTE PAR 72 6681YDS 71.8/125

The tree lined front 9 coupled with the rolling back 9 give this course a northern feel and make it one of south Florida's most enjoyable courses. The par 3 7th and par 5 17th are a shot maker's delight, each offering a strong but fair test of skill. (Approximately a 45 minute drive)

7. ROYAL TEE PAR 72 6736 YDS 71.5/126

King, Queen, Prince - 27 holes designed by Gordon Lewis offers 4 sets of tees to challenge the golfers of every skill level. Water can be found on many holes. Located on Cape Coral.

8.RIVERWOOD PAR 72 6938 YDS 73.8/133

A Golf Digest Four Star rated course since 1995. From every tee, the course at Riverwood is what all golfers hope to find but rarely do. The strategic placement of green and bunkers makes the course impressive without being overwhelming or intimidation. The course does not require miraculous shots or long forced carries - executing normal shots well will result in an enjoyable round of golf.

9. STONEYBROOK PAR 72 7353 YDS 75.8/141

One of the longest courses in Florida, this course layout winds in and out of immense preserve areas and clear lakes. Imposing bunkers and rolling mounds protect the large undulating greens. Designed by Azinger & Lewis.

Naples

1. NAPLES GOLF CLUB PAR72 5925YDS 70.0/117

Course layout although shorter than most offers quite a challenge due to water on 17 holes, but wide, open fairways do help. Yard Mark- a computerized yardage system can be found on each cart. Formerly Boyne South.

2. CYPRESS WOODS PAR 72 7171YDS 73.9/135

An abundance of virgin cypress strands, yawning bunkers, sparkling lakes and pine forests provide a breathtaking backdrop of Florida's natural beauty.

3.FLAMINGO ISLAND PAR 72 7171 YDS 73.9/135

Hourglass fairways, fingered sand bunkers and large undulating greens with a signature island are all features of Robert Trent Jones Sr. design here. Golf Week Magazine and Golf Digest have both rated this course as “One of the Best” courses in Southwest Florida.

4. HIBISCUS PAR 72 6513 YDS 70.5/120

Large, fast undulating greens are just a few features of this course. Fairways are lined with native hibiscus trees with several great doglegs testing every golfer’s skill levels.

5.MARRIOTT'S GOLF CLUB @ MARCO PAR 72 6513 YDS 70.5/120

Joe Lee designed, this premier resort course which offers open rolling fairways, well bunkered greens and water on 15 holes.

6.MUSTANG GOLF CLUB PAR72 7217YDS 75.2/141

Lee Trevino designed this course to be easier to recover from a bad shot. Twelve lakes will decorate the landscape, but always to the side. Bunkers around the green are very playable and approach shots will have opening in front as well as green area behind the greens.

7. NAPLES LAKES C.C. PAR 72 6804 YDS 74.3/142

A new Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course set amid sparkling lakes and a 160-acre natural preserve. The course layout incorporates the natural surroundings, featuring several peninsula tees, greens, an island green, generous fairways and strategically placed bunkers.

8.QUALITY INN & SUITES GOLF RESORT PAR 72 6564 YDS 70.8/125

Traditional layout with generous fairways and well bunkered greens. Very playable for the novice, but challenging for the low handicapper. A pleasant and relaxing environment for the vacationer.

9.CEDAR HAMMOCK GOLF & CC. PAR 72 6834 YDS 73.9/139

The pristine cypress and pine preserves provide the beautiful framework for this gracious new golf course. This 18-hole layout tips out at over 6800 yards, but with 5 sets of tees golfers of any level can comfortably challenge this course.




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HOTELS

HOLIDAY INN - PLANTATION

This newly renovated Holiday Inn is set in a beautiful tropical environment, just minutes from the Sawgrass Mills Shopping Mall. Each guest room features a coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board. Other amenities include fitness center, heated pool, on-site Perkins Restaurant.


AMERISUITES - PLANTATION

Spacious suites featuring living room area plus bedroom. Amenities include microwave, fridge, coffee maker, 2 phones, sleeper sofa, 26" TV-Cable, hair dryer, iron/ironing board, video player, outdoor pool, fitness center.
COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST BUFFET DAILY


EMBASSY SUITES

Located in the heart of Ft. Lauderdale. All guest enjoy two room suites, including sofa sleeper, table with 4 chairs, wet bar, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, hair dryer, iron, 2 TV’s, 2 phones, outdoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, exercise room, restaurant & lounge.
COMPLIMENTARY COOKED TO ORDER BREAKFAST COMPLIMENTARY COCKTAIL RECEPTION DAILY


HOLIDAY INN I-95

This hotel offers maximum convenience and comfort for travelers visiting South Florida and is located 10 minutes from Ft Lauderdale's convention center. This full service hotel offers a variety of amenities including restaurant, heated pool, exercise room, and room service.


LA QUINTA CYPRESS CREEK

The La Quinta Inn is a first class hotel located 12 miles from Ft Lauderdale Int'l Airport. All of the rooms feature modern amenities and are well suited to the needs of both the business traveler and the leisure guest. Convenient to area dining, shopping and entertainment venues.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST DAILY


EMBASSY SUITES DEERFIELD BEACH

The Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach sits on a tranquil stretch of white sand beach just south of Boca Raton. Area activities include championship golf, world class tennis, exciting water sports, and a variety of shopping and dining options to suit every taste and budget.
COMPLIMENTARY COOKED TO ORDER BREAKFAST AND EVENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION


PALM AIRE RESORT

Palm Aire offers a wide array of vacation activities. The resort is best known for its championship golf courses. A full service spa & fitness center are on site to offer you the ultimate in pampering and self-indulgence. World class shopping and dining await you in nearby Ft Lauderdale.


SHERATON YANKEE CLIPPER / TRADER

Located on Ft. Lauderdale beach, both these hotels have a lot to offer. All rooms have coffee makers, 25 inch color TV with “On Command Video”, hair dryer, irons w/board, in room safe, voice mail and weekday paper. Also featured are 3 pools, exercise rooms, 24 hour deli’s, restaurants and lounges with nightly live entertainment.


RAINTREE GOLF RESORT

Intimate accommodations located at the Raintree Golf Club featuring 1 & 2 bedroom guest suites with full kitchen, living room, whirlpool tubs, washer/dryer. Other hotel amenities are outdoor pool, heated spa, and lighted aqua driving range. A Great Price / Value.


GOLF COURSES

FORT LAUDERDALE / MIAMI GOLF AROUND COURSES

1.ARROWHEAD G. C. PAR 70 6400YDS 70.8/115

The 6400 yard course is a favorite for local players. The course was designed by Bill Watts in 1970 which also features an aqua range, putting & chipping green. The course winds through tree lined neighborhoods and offers every challenge to all golfers.

2.BONAVENTURE EAST PAR 72 7011YDS 74.2/132

Designed by Joe Lee is a par 72 that measures 7,011 yards from the Blue tees and has been listed in Florida’s Top 10 courses. This course has hosted the prestigious Dixie Amateur Golf Tournament whose past winners include Lanny Wadkins, Hal Sutton, Andy Bean and Jasper Pernevick.

3.BONAVENTURE WEST PAR 70 6189YDS 71.0/118

The West Course was designed by Charles Mahannah, and is a par 70 that measures 6,200 yards from the men’s tee. The yardage can lead one to a false sense of security. On paper, it is the six par 3 holes that give it that appearance. The 9th hole is a 440 yard, par 4 that plays into prevailing wind. All the par 5 holes average over 550 yards in length.

4. CAROLINA CLUB PAR 72 6590YDS 70.7/132

The Carolina Club’s 18 hole, par 72 golf course has served as a qualifying site for the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic. The Miami Herald rates the course “excellent” for overall golfing experience. The golf practice facilities at the Carolina Club are outstanding. Our lighted grass driving range and 10,000 sq. ft. putting green are open until 10 pm seven days a week.

5. COLONY WEST PAR 72 6864YDS 73.9/135

A must play course, rated as one of the top 50 public courses in the U.S. by Golf Digest. A Devlin/Von Hagge layout with towering trees, pot bunkers and water on 14 holes.

6-7. COUNTRY CLUB OF MIAMI
WEST PAR 72 7017YDS 74.5/132 (WEST COURSE CLOSED UNTIL 10/03)
EAST PAR 70 6473YDS 70.3/124

This 36 hole course brings a PGA quality course to the public. Features 2 original designs by R.T. Jones, redone in 1990 by the PGA. The West course features water on 18 holes, a challenging layout. The East course requires accurate shot making and wise club selection.

8. CRYSTAL LAKE PAR 72 6760YDS 72.8/131

A championship course designed to be enjoyed by all levels of golfers. Lush fairways are narrow and many are parallel to each other. Not much water, but offers some challenging par 3's.

9. DEER CREEK PAR 72 7038YDS 74.8/133

New signature course redesigned by world renowned architect Arthur Hills. This popular course hosted the LPGA Mazda Classic season opener from 1979-1984. Deer Creek has been recognized as the “Best Course in Broward” by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel’s City Link Magazine for 2 years in a row. Course is superbly maintained, moderately difficult, with large shade trees and gentle hills.

10. EMERALD HILLS PAR 72 7017YDS 74.6/142

Rolling fairways, generous landing areas and water comes into play on 9 holes. An extremely challenging course!

11.GRAND PALMS PAR 72 6795YDS 71.9/128

A terrific 27 hole layout, designed with water coming into play on 18 holes. Featuring varied elevations, many ponds and lakes and tilt dwarf greens.

12.INVERRARY EAST PAR72 7040YDS 73.3/132
13.INVERRARY WEST PAR716621YDS 72.0/128

The legendary East course is impeccably maintained and features expansive greens, multiple tees as well as strategically placed bunkers and water. The demanding West course, though slightly shorter, is a player’s course requiring a high degree of accuracy with its tree lined and smaller, well bunkered greens.

14.JACARANDA EAST PAR 72 7195YDS 74.0/130
15.JACARANDA WEST PAR 72 6729YDS 72.5/132

Jacaranda Golf Club is a 36 holes facility offering all the amenities of a private club. The East and West courses feature gently rolling terrain framed by the lush tropical foliage and waterways of South Florida. Jacaranda is proud of its reputation for impeccably maintained greens, outstanding golf conditions and superior service from their professional staff

16.MIAMI SHORES PAR 72 6403YDS 68.1/116

Red Lawrence design, which calls for precise approach shots into small well bunkered contoured greens, that will provide exciting rounds for players of all abilities.

PALM AIRE COUNTRY CLUB
17.PALMS COURSE PAR 72 6931YDS 72.8/125

Includes large, undulating, well trapped greens with lateral and parallel water hazards bordering spacious fairways. Giant palms, pines and casuarina pines line the course.

18.PINES COURSE PAR 72 6610YDS 71.3/122

A long, wide, open course, appealing to the long-ball hitter who can drive past the large fairway bunkers. Palm Aire’s longest course for standard tees.

19.CYPRESS COURSE PAR 72 6868YDS 74.1/143

Outstanding tournament play course, lined with cypress trees, lateral and parallel water hazards and bunkers. Large well trapped and undulating greens.

20.MIGHTY OAKS PAR 71 6910YDS 73.3/131

$3 million restoration by the Fazio design team has returned this classic Fazio design to its original luster. Home of the 1999 Nike South Florida Classic.

21.PEMBROKE LAKES PAR 72 6555YDS 71.1/126

Tight tree lined fairways with numerous well placed water hazards require skillful shot making and management of your game.

22. PRESIDENTIAL PAR 71 6576YDS 71.8/126

The course is a newly designed Tommy Fazio 18 hole facility, with tree lined fairways of Oak and Gumbo Limbo trees and undulating fairways and greens. Come and experience this garden of Eden and let it be your home away from home.

23. RAINTREE PAR 72 6641YDS 70.8/126

Lush fairways, varied elevations, numerous lakes and waterways as well as manicured grounds are part of the layout. Rolling greens and tight water shots will require complete control of your game.

24. TAM O'SHANTER PAR 72 6390YDS 71.0/121

A private golf club, located on Pompano Beach, just north of Ft. Lauderdale. This course boasts an ample amount of water with flat and open fairways.

29.TPC AT HERON BAY PAR 72 7268YDS 74.9/133

Designed by Mark McCumber, the TPC @ Heron Bay is now the permanent home of the annual “Honda Classic.” The course is designed over gently undulating terrain, with a multitude of well placed traps and bunkers, and features many waterways and lakes that come into play frequently, but never completely crosses the fairway. Call for rates after 1pm 1/1 - 4/14/03.




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