Golf in Florida: Truly the sport of a lifetime and very gentle on your body.
Florida, well known as vacation Mecca, is blessed by Mother Nature with a large coastal line, luxurious interior lands, year-round subtropical temperatures and annual sunshine.
Golfers visiting St. Augustine, in St. Johns County and Ponte Vedra Beach can tee off at the scenic and challenging golf courses of Florida. Playing golf in Florida offers exciting challenges to all golfers.
Playing golf in the beautiful landscape of Florida is a nice way to keep your body in shape and your mind at peace.
Golf is a game of discipline, balance and touch. A walk along the golf course burns off your calories, fill your lungs with fresh air and ameliorate your cardiovascular system to live life king size.
Carrying clubs provide strength to your hands and back, predominantly the upper part of body. And of course hitting the ball recuperates your hand to eye coordination.
Golf can be played with as many friends as you like. You can visit between each hole while you are waiting others to finish their holes and in mean time you can even discuss your matters with friends. Or if you get pleasure playing by yourself, you can enjoy open air, at your own pace.
Golf in Florida is well known because of its world-renowned golf courses including: The Players Championship, TPC Stadium Course at Sawgrass, the Radisson Ponce de Leon Golf, The Slammer and The Squire championship course and Donald Ross-designed course.
Some public and semi private golf courses are also there, where you can go and enjoy golf.
Some well known golf courses of Florida:
Ponte Vedra Beach
Ponte Vedra Beach is located along Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the internationally recognized golf courses. With 99 holes to access and an official hotel “Marriott at Sawgrass Resort”, TPC is the highly esteemed golf courses of USA. Designed by Pete Dye Sawgrass, this stadium course ranks seventh among “United States Best Resort Courses” according to Golf Digest. The seventeenth hole of Sawgrass Stadium also known as “Island Hole” is recognized worldwide.
If you are at Marriott Sawgrass Resort you can also visit these two nearby private golf courses.
Ponce de Leon Golf Course:
This historical golf course was opened in 1916 and various golf legends had played here for pretty long time. Ponce de Leon is featured with practice bunker, putting green, pro shop and 9 hole pitch. This is a par-72 18-hole golf course.
The Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club:
This golf course is one of the newest courses in Florida with par 71 and 18-holes. A restaurant, pro shop and driving range are other facilities available in Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club.
Enjoy golf in Florida.
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