If you’re looking to book a tee time in North Florida, look no further than this list of the ten best golf courses in the area. The state of Florida is such a hot spot for avid golfers, no doubt due to these striking and exciting tracks. So pack your putters and get out on one of these recognized greens. In this list, we went as South as Orlando and included both the East and West coast of North Florida.
10. Raven at Sandestin – Miramar Beach
Raven at Sandestin is a 6,900-yard par 71 course that has been a stop on the PGA Champions Tour. One of the highest ranking golf courses in the country, let alone in North Florida, it offers golfers large rolling tees and thrilling shot options.
9. Hammock Beach – Palm Coast
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Located on an award-winning resort, the two courses at Hammock Beach boast some of the best views in the Palm Coast. Whether you’re an avid golfer or are just looking to have fun with the family, Hammock Beach is a great place to tee off. New to the sport? They will provide you with professional instruction.
8. Bent Creek Golf Course – Jacksonville
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Located in Jacksonville, Bent Creek Golf Course is known for their friendly staff and great track. It is known for being more difficult than other courses in the area, which is why it attracts so many seasoned golfers.
7. The First Tee of North Florida Brentwood Golf Course – Jacksonville
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The First Tee of North Florida is an organization aims at impacting the lives of young golfers, by instilling life-changing values through educational programs. The Brentwood Golf Course is rich in history and in heart, and is recognized to be the best nine-hole golf course in all of Jacksonville.
6. TPC Sawgrass – Ponte Vedra Beach
TPC Sawgrass’ two courses, the Players Stadium and Dye’s Valley Course, are designed by famous architect Pete Dye. His attention to detail is evident in every aspect of these golf courses, which only heighten the stunning landscape that surrounds them.
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5. Shark’s Tooth Golf Club – Lake Powell
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Shark’s Tooth Golf Club is located on the shores of the historic Lake Powell, which is why the club has such a strong focus on nature and relaxation. Your game will never grow boring at Shark’s Tooth, thanks to a wide array of interesting and exciting holes, each one different from the last.
4. Camp Creek Golf Club – Panama City Beach
If you’re looking for a nature inspired course, the environmentally conscious Camp Creek Golf Club is the place for you. With an abundant wildlife population, there’s always something new to be seen at this award-winning golf course.
3. Dubsdread Golf Course – Orlando
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Orlando’s Dubdread Golf Course is the oldest public layout in the area, with a history that dates back to1924. The course has hosted golf legends like Sam Snead, Ben Hogan, and Claude Harmon. It was renovated in 2008.
2. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club – Ponte Vedra Beach
It doesn’t get much better than the bunkers, lagoons, greens, and fairways at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. If you want to relax or are looking for more of a challenge, the Ocean Course and the Lagoon Course will satisfy any sort of golfer.
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1. World Golf Village – St. Augustine
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Located in St. Augustine, World Golf Village features the World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum. Not to mention the fact that their two courses, the King & Bear and the Slammer & Squire, were designed in collaboration with golf greats Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead, and Gene Sarazen.
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