A golf club is often one of the biggest draws for Florida residents looking to join a country club. Having access to a stunning private course has infinite appeal, and fortunately North Florida is home to a number of incredible clubs with even more incredible golf courses
Sawgrass Country Club
Located on the waterfront in stunning Ponte Vedra Beach, Sawgrass Country Club is known for its world-class facilities, programs, and services. The club is home to a gated, residential community that is made up of several different types of homes that range between $350,000 and $2.5M, and residents have access to its pristine golf courses. Sawgrass Country Club’s courses underwent a major renovation that was completed in late 2015, and plans for continued and ongoing improvements are already in place to ensure members have the best possible experience. The renovated courses were designed by architect Robert Walker, a protégé of Ed Seay, who was the architect behind the Arnold Palmer Design Company. Sawgrass’s East-West course hosted The Players Championship from 1977 to 1981, and continues to be a highly sought-after course to this day.
Marsh Landing Country Club
Marsh Landing Country Club, situated in Ponte Vedra Beach, is home to one of the most acclaimed golf courses in all of Northeast Florida. Marsh Landing is nothing short of a golfer's paradise: members can practice their swing at the driving range, work on their short game on the putting green, and stay on top of the latest in golf fashion at the pro shop. The scenery that surrounds Marsh Landing Country Club’s 18-hole course is as much of a draw as the course itself, with spectacular views that can’t be found anywhere else. Members can choose from seven different tee options, and when they want a break from golf they can hit the pool or the tennis courts.
Jacksonville Golf & Country Club
With a reputation for having one of the most beautiful country club course layouts in all of Florida, Jacksonville Golf & Country Club is beloved by golfers from all of the country and all across the world and has been since it opened in 1989. The championship course, designed by Clyde Johnston and Fuzzy Zoeller offers five sets of tees perfectly suited to golfers of all levels. Jacksonville Golf & Country Club has just shy of 800 members, ensuring a warm and welcoming sense of community. In addition to golf, the club offers a number of social events, tennis courts, a fitness center, and children’s activities. Tiered levels of membership allow for prospective members to choose the eight membership to meet their needs.
Amelia National Golf & Country Club
Amelia National Golf & Country Club is home to an 18-hole championship golf course designed by one of the world’s leading golf course designers, Tom Fazio. The course is widely considered one of the most visually stunning courses in all of the United States, designed to showcase the landscape’s natural beauty. Golfers of all skill levels can enjoy playing the course time and time again as well as the driving range, pro shop, practice bunker, and chipping and putting greens. Members of Amelia National Golf & Country Club can enjoy a meal at the clubhouse, or go for a swim in the resort-style after getting a workout in at the fitness center. Amelia National Golf & Country Club is also home to a stunning, gated residential community of custom single-family and estate homes starting in the $600s, so avid golfers need not go far from home to enjoy a day out on the green.
Deerwood Country Club
Designed in 1960 by famed golf architect George Cobb, Deerwood Country Club’s beautiful course is one of the most beloved in the greater Jacksonville area. The course draws some of the most esteemed golfers in the game, from local amateurs to seasoned, experienced professionals, and features six sets of tees geared to golfers of all levels. Deerwood Country Club is member-owned, and an elected Board of Governors oversee all operations and decision-making. Members can enjoy not only the golf course, but tennis courts, pickleball courts, fitness center, kids’ club, and a junior Olympic-size pool with lap lanes and a jacuzzi.Posted by Brad Officer on