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Discover And Visit These Florida Golf Courses That You Will Love

 About the author: Jordan Fuller is a golf enthusiest and expert at the game having his advice published on many newspapers including Golf Tips Magazine, FORE Magazine, GolfMagic and USGolfTV.

With year-round warm weather and hundreds of first-rate golf courses, Florida has become the capital for great golf in America. Home to many of the most beautiful golf courses in America, the warm and wet climate creates a haven for gorgeous natural vegetation, smooth greens, and native vegetation that glistens along the plush fairways that play within eyeshot of the ocean. In Northeast Florida, known to native golfers as Florida’s First Coast, the area plays host to numerous golf courses that are prime destinations for putting together a once in a lifetime golf vacation. Don’t forget to use your favorite golf shoes and golf travel bag.  Here are five Florida Golf Courses that you are sure to love and well worth the effort to visit

St Augustine & the Ponte Vedra Beaches - Dye’s Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass

Routinely ranked in the top 25 courses in all of Florida, Dye’s Valley Course is a spectacular way to start a golfing vacation in the Jacksonville area.

Perhaps not nearly as famous as its brother, the Stadium Course that hosts THE PLAYERS Championship every year, Dye’s Valley Course has maintained a reputation for its incredibly large greens and sprawling hills that distinctly provide character to the fairways.

With water featured on every hole of the course, golfers will have to keep their drives straight, and their iron play accurate, but the challenge is the charm at Dye’s Valley Course.

Palm Coast & The Flagler Beaches - Conservatory Course at Hammock Beach Resort

Another five-star course set inside the property of one of Northeast Florida’s more luxurious resorts is the Conservatory Course at Hammock Beach. The Tom Watson-designed layout incorporates waterfalls, creeks, stone alongside 140 bunkers that line the fairways and protect the greens.

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As close as you’ll get to real links-style golf in Florida, you’ll swear that you played one of Scotland’s best courses without having to leave the United States. Consistently rated as one of the best resort courses in Florida by Golf Digest, the Conservatory Course is a marvel that will leave you dizzy with enjoyment.

Clay County - Eagle Landing Golf Club

Measuring over 7,000 yards from the tips, Eagle Landing Golf Club is home to a classically designed course that presents a golfing experience that is uniquely wonderful. You’ll never have to worry about showing up for your tee time and Eagle Landing not being ready to provide you with a perfect day on the course.The highlight of the course is the dogleg-right par 5 17th that features a large church pews bunker on the right side of the fairway. At Eagle Landing, the greens and fairways are always ideal, and the natural vegetation that surrounds the course offers some authentic “Only in Florida” beauty.

Jacksonville as The Beaches - Bent Creek Golf Course

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, Bent Creek Golf Club is one of the crown jewels of the Jacksonville golf scene. With fairways lined with sky-scraping pine trees, immaculate greens, and gorgeous water throughout the course, Bent Creek is an absolute must-play if you are in the Northeast Florida area.

Touted as a challenging but fair golf course by local golfers, Bent Creek is worth the visit because it isn’t very long, allowing players to reach back for some genuine risk versus reward golf off the tee. Always entertaining and very affordable, Bent Creek is a charming public course that will create warm memories for many years to come.

Amelia Island - Omni Amelia Island Plantation Oak Marsh

This Pete-Dye designed course lays in the heart of the gorgeous Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Located north of Jacksonville, the Oak Marsh Course. The reason that you should seek out the Oak Marsh is due to its incredible layout that mixes incredibly entertaining golf alongside some jaw-dropping picturesque backgrounds.The course is tight and demanding at times, but you’ll never feel that you aren’t getting your money’s worth because the anticipation of the next hole is so overwhelming. You want to see what this course has up its sleeve next, and more times than not, you’ll be delighted.