Winter often brings golfers to Naples, FL, to test their mettle on some of the top golf courses in the area. If you’re new to Naples golf, or you’re a resident looking for new links to try out your irons and woods, check out these great spots for challenging, terrific Naples golf.
As you might guess from the name, this isn’t the golfing site for anyone looking for easy pars. At the same time, it’s a fun challenge for duffers willing to step up to the Jack Nicklaus designed greens. Old Corkscrew Golf Club is located in Estero, near Naples, FL. Expect to see plenty of natural native wildlife, as the course is certified by the Audubon Society. Thanks to a robust website, you can book your tee times online for convenience. The course is open seven days a week, barring any unforeseen Mother Nature interventions.
Although golfing isn’t the only recreation or entertainment at this location, the Naples Grande Golf Club has become a true attraction in its own right. Not only is it considered one of the country’s top places to play golf, let alone being an excellent locale for winter golf in Naples, FL, but it captures all the natural beauty you can want. Even if your play is off, your spirits will be buoyed by the sheer ambiance of the picture-perfect course designed by architect Rees Jones.
Don’t let the cheeky name fool you — the Hole in the Wall Golf Club is a spectacular place set away from residential developments. As you move through the course that’s stood the test of time for decades and remained a highlight of Naples golfers and visiting golf enthusiasts, you can take in the surrounding 50 acres of preserved wetlands. It’s a time-honored place where legacies live and thrive.
Designed by legend Greg Norman, the Tiburon Golf Club features two courses — the Gold course and the Black course. This choice allows you to challenge yourself accordingly and always have variety when you’re playing. As noted by “Golf Digest,” the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples is one of the 20 best places to play golf in Naples, an honor that won’t surprise you when you step foot on the greens. Feel like staying for longer than a round? Consider reserving a room for a few nights. The accommodations are as striking and exceptional as the golf.
As part of the TPC Network of golf course locations and clubs, Treviso Bay is a popular site in Naples. Located unsurprisingly at Treviso Bay Boulevard, it’s well-maintained and offers a place where every hole has its own unique challenges. Not only will you become a more proficient golfer when you play at Treviso Bay, but you’ll always get the gold treatment.
Esplanade Golf & Country Club
The Esplanade Golf & Country Club incorporates a residential layout mixed with a highly-rated Championship Golf Course. Players can expect to find the course challenging, but not overly so for newer golfers. Each hole has been meticulously designed by the Esplanade architect. The attention to detail won’t escape you as you try to shoot at par despite the rolling greens and curving holes.
Food Near These Golf Courses
Of course, all golf and no nourishment leads to a limited experience. That’s why it’s a great idea to cap off a morning or afternoon of 18 holes of golf with a soul-satisfying Naples seafood meal. Might we suggest a visit to Naples’ finest, USS Nemo, to recharge? After all that work, your taste buds will thank you. Or refer to one of our highly recommended restaurant options.
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"With its subtle submarine motif and obvious seafood obsession, USS Nemo (239-261-6366) is among the most original restaurants on the Naples dining scene these days, and it has the fan base to prove it."
Chelle Koster Walton
"The miso broiled sea bass with citrus-ginger butter sauce is almost worth a trip to Naples in and of itself."
The New York Times
"I can tell you without hesitation, this is THE BEST and most consistent restaurant in Naples. I can guarantee you will not be disappointed!"
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