Golf is a popular sport all over the world, and Tampa is no exception. With
gorgeous weather year round, it is one of the most popular outdoor sports in the
state. Tampa has many exceptional courses from small neighborhood clubs to
larger nationally recognized courses. Below is just a sampling of the fine
golfing opportunities in the Tampa Bay area with links to their websites for
When speaking of golf in Tampa Bay, some will argue that
just 20 minutes from the airport, is undoubtedly the most prestigious in the
area. With four championship courses to offer, you can come to play and never
leave this resort! It has an exceptional club offering a state of the art
fitness center, restaurants, hotel, swimming pools and so much more.
The Belleview Biltmore Golf Course is a scenic course surrounded by the Belleair Country Club and Belleview Biltmore resort. This historic course is the closest to the gulf beaches, so it can be accessed by members of the club, nearby residents or vacationers who want to fit in a tee time between beach activities. With a putting green, historic course and driving range, it's worth the drive from anywhere in the Tampa Area.
Located inside the all inclusive Westchase Community is the Westchase Golf Club. This par 72 course is one of the best in North Tampa. It is a challenging course with fast greens, wetlands and water throughout. It is a daily fee facility complete with a large clubhouse serving meals, beverages and a pro shop. Just 10 minutes from the airport this is a favorite for those who want to play a game before heading to or from a business trip.
The Bardmoor Golf Club in Largo, FL is consistently named one of the premier courses in the area. Host of the nationally recognized JCPenney Classic for 13 seasons, this magnificent course is one of the most scenic in the area. It is designed to be challenging to pro and amateur golfers alike. With well manicured greens and fairways and water throughout this course, it is challenging and breathtaking at the same time. If you are up for a top rated course you must bring your short game,and be prepared to have long drives to master this course. Also in Largo is the Bayou Club Golf Course. An impressive layout on this private course makes the game challenging and enjoyable.
Tucked away in New Tampa you will find the superbly designed
Arthur Hills Golf
Course that is nestled amongst green lush grass, soaring trees and exquisite
amenities. With a large club house with a junior Olympic swimming pool, dining,
pro center, and more, this course has it all. It is an oasis
for it's members and quests who come to play.
Located in Wesley Chapel in the Tampa area,
Saddlebrook Golf Course is a one of a kind
resort and golf club. With two playable courses full of picturesque cypress
trees, rolling fairways and perfectly maintained greens. Designed by Arnold
Palmer, they are equally challenging. While you're here you can also stay at
the gorgeous resort, dine in the banquet facility or have a private lesson with
a golf pro. This course is one you will not want to pass up.