Merging two contrasting things in one setting is hard to imagine. But when it is accomplished harmoniously, this only means one thing – it is a must-see. And one golf vacation destination in Florida has this feature. The Golf Club at Fleming Island has a contrasting back and front nine that will absolutely grab the attention of its guests. The front nine consists of wide fairways and strategically placed sand bunkers, creating a classic links feeling. While on the back nine, golfers will find themselves surrounded by native wetlands and densely tree-lined fairways, giving a more secluded atmosphere.
The Golf Club at Fleming Islandis designed by Robert Weed. It opened in September 2000 and features 6,801 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course has a rating of 72.7 and a slope rating of 136 on Bermuda grass. A golf trip here will prove to challenge the visitors but with its five sets of elevated tee boxes, they can have an enjoyable round of golf regardless of skill levels. Before starting the game, the players can warm up at the practice facilities that have five practice greens, sand traps, and a driving range.
The Golf Club at Fleming Island has been the site of US open qualifying and was also named the 5th best affordable course in America by Golf Digest. With its opposite nines and different tees, a golf vacation here will there won’t be a contrast in emotions as they will all be synonymous to one thing: FUN.