488,000 Yards of Golf Greens In Jacksonville
Posted By: Sarah Fri, November 18, 2016
From easy to hard, historic to championship, beach to river – Northeast Florida offers more than 1,200 holes of golf on 70 public and private courses, pristine course conditions, affordable rates, great fall deals and comfortable weather all year.
What can we say, we are a golfer’s paradise, we will keep you coming back year-after-year for your ideal golf vacation. Actually to be exact, it would take more than 266 hours, or about 12 days to play all the holes of golf in Northeast Florida! We've got 488,000 Yards of Greens, 1,200 Holes, and more than 70 courses, so come sink a hole-in-one in Jax.
We are pretty sure you know names like Tom Fazio, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Mark McCumber. But what you may not know is what those names and Jacksonville have in common? Our tour-caliber courses were designed by those golf legends; a challenge waiting to be met, the only thing missing is you.
Because we know 488,000 yards of greens is hard to choose from, we picked our top five courses to play first.
Top 5 Favorite Jacksonville Golf Courses
In the Beaches area, golf at 1) Windsor Parke, 2) Champions Club, and 3) Queens Harbour; in Jacksonville’s Southside District tee off at 4) Deercreek Country Club; and on the Westside, visit 5) Bent Creek Country Club.
The Windsor Parke Golf Club was rated the 4th best new course in the nation for Golf Digest. The publication, Golf News, rated it in the top 100 golf courses in Florida. The National Golf Course Owners Association recognized the course as being "beginner-friendly." Soak in a piece of history at Hyde Park Golf Club, the Donald Ross designed course was the original location for the Greater Jacksonville Open and THE PLAYERS Championship.
Don't Miss the World Golf Hall of Fame
Working on a rehab or just haven’t hit the driving range in a while. No problem, we offer more than just pristine greens. Brush up on your history; we are home to the World Golf Hall of Fame, THE PLAYERS Championship, TPC Sawgrass with its historic Clubhouse, The PGA TOUR and The Champions Tour.
The “River City by the Sea” is the place for golfers at every level of expertise and budget, so bring your clubs and get ready to tee off at our area courses. Florida’s First Coast of Golf can help book that hard to get tee time for courses across the region as well as accommodations packages. Find value dates, last minute hot deals and sample itineraries on www.florida-golf.org.
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