Considered as one of the largest states located east of the Mississippi River which spans in two time zones, Florida borders Georgia to the north and Alabama to the northwest. Dubbed as “The Sunshine State”, Florida serves as the haven for guests who want to experience a warm getaway during the winter season. Some of Florida’s finest attractions include the beaches as well as the renowned theme parks like Universal Studios, Disney World, Sea World, and Busch Gardens. Throughout the state also lies the array of fantastic greens that any golfer could ever want. Designed by top golf course architects and designers, these layouts were uniquely created to give golfers unique yet challenging tee times that are beyond compare. If you want to spend a great vacation without spending much, consider the golf vacation packages that will suit your budget. Daytona, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, and Miami are among the best places in Florida to be in when it comes to challenging golf.
Attracting more than 8 million visits each year, Daytona is home to the 23-mile stretch of amazing white sand beaches as well as the NASCAR which made Daytona the “World Center of Racing”. Historically, the city is also known as having the hard packed sand on its beaches that allow motorized vehicles to run through the shorelines. These days, with the rapid changes that have been taking place in the city, Daytona is now considered as a haven of family oriented resort destinations. The city also boasts of its renowned golf courses designed by Rees Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Arthur Hills, Bill Amick, and Lloyd Clifton.
A coastal city set in the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale is considered as the “Venice of America” due to the city’s expansive canal system. Located in the County of Broward, the city has been notable for its boats and beaches that are often flocked by people from the different parts of the globe. The city is also home to some of the world’s well designed and challenging layouts. With the warm climate and rich natural beauty, even golfers find Fort Lauderdale’s finest greens very hard to resist.
Jacksonville, being the largest city in the United States, spans 874.3 square miles on the Atlantic Coast northeast of Florida. That is why the city boasts of the picturesque views of Atlantic Ocean’s natural beauty that has been attracting both the local and foreign guests. Jacksonville is also home to United States’ largest urban park system with the vast 80,000 acres in more than 337 locations set all throughout the city. Aside from the parks, the city also holds over 25 golf courses that can cater to all kinds of golfer abilities. Whether you opt for the oceanside resorts or try something traditional at popular public courses, tee times at Jacksonville are an experience you will never forget.
Set off 20 miles from Fort Lauderdale and 106 miles from Naples, Miami is considered as a major city in the United States’ southeastern portion. As the 4th largest urbanized U.S. city, Miami is also a well-known major center of commerce and international trade. The city also serves as one of the important leaders in performing arts as well as film and education. Golfers from the across the globe also flock the city to experience the challenging greens with well designed holes that will surely match every ability level.