Central Florida Golf Courses
Polk County’s courses provide some of the most affordable golf opportunities in the country (even during peak season). Golfers of all abilities should have no problem finding course options to suit their game, as the area features 34 public-access courses offering a total of 648 holes of golf. Many of the games top designers, including Donald Ross, Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw, Steve Smyers and Ron Garl have left an indelible mark on the region, by providing a wide variety of course design styles, including spectacular resort layouts, undulating links-style courses and tree-lined parkland tracks.
Golfer’s will not only appreciate the area’s distinctive course designs, but also marvel at Central Florida’s natural beauty throughout their round. When compared to other flat-land areas in Florida, Polk County’s topography makes the area unique, and provided the game’s top course architects a very diverse foundation upon which to build their course designs. Boasting some of the highest points on peninsular Florida, courses throughout the region utilize the natural elevation changes and land contours, to provide a golf experience more akin to courses located in the northern states. Courses are defined by natural wetlands, marshes and many of the area’s 550 lakes, while centuries old oaks, native palms and pine forests frame the fairways. Wildlife is plentiful and you may find that deer, bald eagles, foxes, osprey and sandhill cranes provide the perfect visual distractions during your round.
With great year-round weather, unparalleled natural beauty and a diverse collection of courses that will accommodate golfers of all abilities and budgets, Central Florida’s Polk County provides the perfect destination for a great golf getaway. No matter what type of golf experience you are seeking, you are sure to find that the area’s courses will surely make your golf vacation a memorable one.
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