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Apr 11
St. Johns Country Club

By David Theoret Golfers traveling to the Sunshine State certainly have a lot of choices when it comes to playing golf. But there’s more to it than just selecting a course to play at, you need to choose a destination. I believe that the St. Augustine area is one of the most overlooked golf destinations […]

Feb 15
TPC Tampa Bay: Back and Better Than Ever!

By David Theoret For years, TPC Tampa Bay has been regarded as one of the best public access facilities in the Tampa market. After all, whenever the letters TPC precede anything to do with golf, expectations are automatically raised, and TPC Tampa Bay delivers. Recently, the best got better! Originally opened in 1991, TPC Tampa […]

Nov 11
Seminole Legacy: A Nicklaus Legacy Design That’s Tops in the State

By David Theoret There are a growing number of golfers who feel that Florida is the Golf Capital of the US. Golfers from up north flock to the Sunshine State every winter to bask in the warmth and keep their golf game alive for when they return home. It’s home to some of the best […]

Jun 15
Silver Dollar Golf and Trap Club

By David Theoret  • Golf Vacations Magazine Contributing Writer At first glance, Silver Dollar Golf and Trap Club in Odessa, FL is not your typical golf club. For starters, there’s a skeet shooting range directly across the street, hence the Trap part of the name. It’s not uncommon to be teeing off or putting to […]

Oct 11
Destination: Naples, Florida

By Shane Sharp Idyllic Naples, Florida has long been home to a collection of resort, daily fee and private courses designed by many of the game’s greatest golf course architects. With nearly 100 18-hole equivalent golf facilities, close to 1,400 total holes and over 300 days of sunshine a year, this coastal chic enclave on […]

Oct 11
Destination: Naples, Florida

By Shane Sharp Idyllic Naples, Florida has long been home to a collection of resort, daily fee and private courses designed by many of the game’s greatest golf course architects. With nearly 100 18-hole equivalent golf facilities, close to 1,400 total holes and over 300 days of sunshine a year, this coastal chic enclave on […]

Sep 10
Vero Beach Offers Wide Variety of Private, Public Golf Course in a Tranquil Intracoastal Setting

Historically golf travelers have fallen into a pattern when it comes to Florida-based golf trips: grab a flight to Orlando, the Palm Beaches, the First Coast or Naples for a few days, play 36 holes a day, rinse, and repeat. As our travel patterns and habits adjust to the new normal, however, it is more […]

Jul 12
Tiger Point Golf Club

Gulf Breeze, FL – Tiger Point Golf Club, an 18-hole semi-private club in Gulf Breeze, Fla., recently completed a course enhancement project. The project, which began in November 2019, focused on the club’s irrigation system, bunkers, general course maintenance, and a new practice area. As part of the $1.2 million enhancement project, Tiger Point added […]

Aug 09
The Gasparilla Inn & Club Named Florida’s #1 Resort by Travel + Leisure Magazine

BOCA GRANDE, FL — The Gasparilla Inn & Club is pleased to announce that it has been ranked the #1 Resort in Florida by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. To celebrate this honor and thank guests, the resort is offering “The Gasparilla Experience Package” that will run October 3-31, 2019. Whether seeking outdoor fun […]

May 09
Banyan Cay Resort & Golf’s Unconventional Clubhouse Opens this Spring

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Banyan Cay, a Noble House Resort, is set to open a well-appointed 10,000 square-foot Clubhouse at its Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course this Spring. Located in the center of the 250-acre Banyan Cay property, the Clubhouse will offer members spectacular views of the course, full-service men’s and women’s locker rooms, […]