The scenic Fort Myers is found along the shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River that is overlooking from a view at the Centennial Park and Fort Myers Yacht Basin. Naples on the other hand is located just down the coast. The upscale town of Naples is said to have the world’s most golf courses in terms of capita. The tropical savanna climate of these golf resort destinations is what attracts both the local and foreign visitors. Golf vacation packages are also available.
Just minutes away from the Southwest Florida International Airport, the Copperhead Golf Club offers a distinctly different experience for the golfers. It has the exceptional par 72 Gordon Lewis designed 18-hole championship golf course. The challenges that awaits every golf enthusiast include the tightly cut fairways that is bordered by whispering pines, distance, and accuracy.
This Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy masterpiece features one of the few high course elevations in the entire Southwest Florida. Named as one of the “Top 10 New Private Golf Courses in the World,” Hammock Bay has the par 72, 6,900 yards layout with the SeaDwarf Paspalum turf. The contours, orientation and shape of the entire course present every golfer a variety of shot options.
The River Hall Country Club has the 18-hole “River Hall 1” course designed by the famous Davis Love III is the first in the Florida market. It features 7,300 yards for par of 72 from the longest tees and built within the gates of LandMar community. The entire design was inspired by Love’s idea that “modern courses should be designed in a traditional manner…”
The striking fairways of the Pelican Preserve championship golf course can challenge the skills even that of the experienced golfer. The striking fairways weaved through the 1,100 acre community can test your ability as well as endurance and consistency. Architect Chip Powell designed the 27 holes championship layout with sand, water, and grass hollow hazards complemented with the gentle contours of the Tifeagle “Ultradwarf” greens.
The Bobcat Trail Golf Club was designed by Bob Tway and Lee Singletary that takes advantage of the towering pines and tropical foliage of the place. The undulating greens and fairways were created to test your skill level. The signature hole is #17, a par 5, 514-yard that features a water hazard and well-bunkered greens. Precedent Golf Cars with GPS are now available.
Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Resort, the oldest course in Naples, was built way back in the late 1920s. It underwent a series of redesigning until Ron Garl came up with the latest design in 1998. The course has par 72, 6,488 yards of pure challenging golf. A pro shop with full services as well as locker room facilities is also offered.
The Raptor Bay Golf Club is the first ever resort course in the world that received the Audubon International Gold Signature Sanctuary Certification. Golf legend Raymond Floyd designed the 18-hole par 71; 6,750 yards layout has the slope rating of 129 and course rating at 71.9. At present, Raptor Bay features the 27-hole course with natural hazards and the generous fairways. The area holds 22 acres of lakes and more than 200 acres of vegetation and nature preserves.
Tiburon Golf Club holds two of the finest courses in Florida designed by Greg Norman. The Black Course is the 18-hole championship layout stacked with sod wall bunkers and orange coquina waste areas in the undulating greens of the native Florida foliage. The Tiburon Gold Course on the other hand is an 18-hole facility that features par 72, 7,288 yards from the longest tees. It has a slope rating of 137 on a Bermuda grass.
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