The Best Golf Clubs for Novice, Intermediate and Senior Players

For the Novice Player: Callaway Strata 18-Piece Golf Set

Numerous variations of this set are available with the 18-piece (12 clubs, five head covers, one stand bag) being the most popular. Callaway is known for its drivers, and new players find themselves hitting golf balls with ease, especially when using the Driver, 3W and 5W titanium.


So where can you try out these clubs when traveling to Northeast Florida? Among the many options is the public Fernandina Beach Golf Club, just a short drive north of Jacksonville. Here, golfers will find 27 holes of well-maintained greens while soaking in the scenery of Amelia Island and the beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. For the all-around experience, plan to stay at the renovated Seaside Amelia Inn or the beloved Amelia Hotel at the Beach.

For the Intermediate Player:   Wilson ProStaff HDX Complete Package Golf Set

This set includes 15 pieces (11 golf clubs, three head covers and a band). The irons are diverse, ranging from 6-SW and hybrid clubs that compensate for the lack of lower irons. Using these clubs helps golfers avoid spinning the ball and can help you enjoy easier drives to the greens.

Bent Creek Club located in Jacksonville is an excellent course to try these clubs out. At this 6,620-yard, par 71 golf course, players will find diligently maintained facilities, friendly staff and a world-class golf experience. You can take in the setting of pines and Florida wetlands while you enjoy a round of golf at a place that has received recognition as a "top five all-time golf value" by fans in Golf Digest. You’ll probably want to stay a while and soak up the area after a round, so check out some of the nearby lodging options like DoubleTree Jacksonville Riverfront or  Courtyard by Marriott.Orange Park 

For the Senior Player: Tour Edge HP25 Men's Senior Complete Golf Club Set

This set is easy to carry and use as it contains mostly lightweight clubs in a lightweight bag. Don't let the small size of the clubs deter you as users find they are getting higher launch angles. The ability to better launch tee shots results in improved accuracy and more enjoyable experience.

Among the many golf course in Northeast Florida to try out these clubs, consider the King & Bear at the World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, designed by PGA Legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Opened in Nov. 2000, this course is 7,279 yards from the back tees and 5,119 yards from the forward tees. Experienced golfers will find a nice challenge here, and novices will find conditions suited to their needs while being able to work on their tee shots and drives.

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