Fort Lauderdale has been dubbed as the “Venice of America” due to the expansive channels of water system as well as the semi-tropical climate. Over the years, the city has become a popular tourist destination due to its rich natural scenic views, educational amenities and a number of cultural entertainments.
The ocean breeze and long hours of sunshine makes the city a great place for any outdoor recreation and relaxation. Accessibility and low fees of the green layouts makes Fort Lauderdale a truly golfers sanctuary.
An array of golf vacation packages as well as golf vacation destinations with your choice of accommodation awaits you when considering a trip to Fort Lauderdale. The golf courses were craftily designed by famous PGA professionals where championship tours are formerly held.
If you want to take on the challenge of the 18-hole championship course of PGA Tour’s Honda Classic, then the Heron Bay Golf Club is the best place to be. Designed by Mark McCumber, the tees, fairways, and greens creates an avenue of exciting golf. This resort is now considered as one of Florida’s premier facilities.
The lush rolling fairways and the well protected undulated greens is what The Club at Emerald Hills offers. Layouts underwent an intensive redesigning in 1989 and that golf course now challenges every golfer an exciting 12 holes in Tif Bermuda greens with contoured bunkers and hills. This course guarantee rounds of pure exciting golf.
The Plantation Preserve is another course where you can play rounds of challenging golf in a 7,000 yard, par 72 layouts. Designed by architects Smelek and Baril from the famous vonHagge firm, this course is among the few resorts that features the Sea Dwarf Paspalum grass on the surface. Plus, golf carts now feature the Uplink GPS system.
The Jacaranda Golf Club is another 36-hole course that provides the finest golf facilities in South Florida. The East course offers unique bunkering and multitude of shot options while the West course has the doglegs and lagoons. Both the East and West courses were transformed through incorporating the state of the art technology and traditional design giving every golfer challenging rounds in the layout.
If the rolling greens, strategically placed bunkers, and multiple tees challenge you then give the Inverrary Country Club’s East and West Course a swing test. The East course is characterized with the hole doglegs to the right and is guarded with large fairway traps while the West course’s 18th green 537 yard is absolutely outstanding.
The three courses in Palm Aire designed by Tom Fazio, George Fazio, and William Mitchell allow every golfer an 18-hole championship experience. The Cypress Championship Course features the sparkling water and fairways lined with palm and Cypress trees. The “Mighty” Oak’s greens on the other hand are carpeted with the finest Bermuda grass in Florida, and the Palms Course has the fairways and spacious greens that allow every approach shots to find the putting surface.
Situated in an Island Green surrounded by bulkheads, Hillcrest Golf and Country Club can provide you with an exciting conclusion to the rounds of golf. The new sand traps, lakes, mounding, and improved tee boxes gives the resort a whole new look while maintaining its classic features. The par 72 layout measures 7076 from the Championship tees and 6677 from the blue tees.
Take the challenge of the lightning fast greens on the spectacular courses of Grand Palms Resort Golf and Spa. The Sabal, Grand, and Royal courses are set on the lush tropical paradise with more than a thousand of palm trees giving the 18-hole-all par 72 a personal favorite. Practice bunkers and in an aqua driving range can put your game in top condition.
This resort holds the 36 holes of great golf. Designed by Joe Lee, the East Course’s par 72 that measures 7,158 from the blue tees has been rated as Florida’s top ten. The layout features water on 14 holes where it made the #3 waterfall hole nationally famous. The West Course on the other hand is par 70 that measures 6,128 from the blue tees that perfectly suits golfers on all skill levels.
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