Best Golf Courses in Naples, Florida

Are you ready to relocate from grey, snow-flurried winters for ones with luscious green golf courses and sun-filled days? Naples, Florida is the ultimate golf community you have been dreaming of. With more than 90 courses to choose from, your schedule can fill up quickly. As if that’s not enticing enough, here are a couple of other reasons why Naples is truly a golfer’s paradise.

  • Annual, professional golf tournaments that welcome major PGA and LPGA golf stars.
  • There are 90, 18-hole golf courses. 30 of which are accessible to the public.
  • Many private members-only clubs become semi-private and open for public use from May through December.
  • All golf levels are welcome. The landscaping and environment of the Naples area are challenging for golfers of any experience.
  • Some courses offer upgrades or extra amenities for certain group sizes or rounds of golf you play. 

With so many courses to choose from, where do you start? Here are a few of our favorite golf recommendations in Naples, Florida.

Olde Florida Golf Club

Olde Florida Golf Club in Naples, Florida is one of the most exclusive clubs, with a waitlist of 3 to 4 years. Opening its doors in the fall of 1993, Olde Florida Golf Club boasts tree-lined fairways and rolling terrain. Unlike many other courses that are situated in residential developments, Olde Florida Golf Club is surrounded by preserves of the beautiful Naples area. One of the unique and inspiring factors of starting this club was to offer a golf course for those living in condos on the beach who didn’t have access to their own private community course.

Olde Florida Golf Club Golf Course

Here are some top things to know about this course:

  • The club has a maximum of 250 members.
  • There are no set tee times.
  • There is a caddy program offered.
  • Non-members can play if accompanied by a member.

Fun fact: One of the founders of the Olde Florida Golf Club, Lynn Josephson, is the father to Naples Relocation Expert owner, Drew Josephson. Watch this exclusive interview with Lynn on the history of the Olde Florida Golf Club.

Address: 9393 Vanderbilt Beach Rd Ext, Naples, FL 34120

Phone: (239) 353-6779

Tiburón Golf Club

Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Florida features two 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf courses, The Gold and The Black. Both of these courses play to a par of 72 and have five sets of tees. If you’re taking on the Gold Course, it can play as long as 7,382 yards, while the Black Course plays up to 6,949 yards from the championship tees.

Tiburon Naples Golf Course

Here are some top things to know about this course:

  • Tiburón is home to the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Tour Championship and the PGA TOUR’s QBE Shootout.
  • Memberships are offered for residents and non-residents of the community.
  • Amenities offered include a 27,000 square-foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse with three dining rooms; private member locker rooms; lounge areas, and an award-winning golf shop.
  • If you’re looking to sharpen up your skills, there are certified instructors at the Tiburón Golf Academy.
  • This course receives ongoing national ratings such as the top 20 golf facilities in Florida by Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine.
  • This club has been designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International.

Address: 2620 Tiburón Drive, Naples, FL 34109

Phone: (239) 593-2200

Naples Grande Golf Club

Naples Grande Golfe Club has varied elevations and very unique water features for those looking to add some adventure to their game. This Rees Jones-designed private course is a par 72 championship that is challenging and exciting to navigate. Spend an afternoon at the Naples Grande Golf Club and you will see part of the course is designed around a 30-acre lake, making for some challenging golf holes. 

Naples Grande Golf Club Golf Course

Here are some top things to know about this course:

  • This 18-hole, par 72 course spans 6,955 yards.
  • The course is managed by Arnold Palmer Golf Management.
  • Naples Grande Golf Club is known for one of North America’s “Top 100 Resort Courses” by Golfweek Magazine, was named one of the “Top 50 Courses in Florida” and received a 4.5 out of 5-star ranking by Golf Magazine.

Address: 7335 Premier Drive, Naples, FL 34105-3054

Phone: (239) 659-3700

Pelican Marsh Golf Club

If Pelican Marsh Golf Club sounds familiar, you might recognize it as the host site location for the 2018 U.S. Open Qualifier. This private club’s course is known to be challenging yet welcomes players of all skill levels from beginner to competitor. This Robert von Hagge-designed course boasts significant elevation changes; some holes from tee to green change as much as 30 feet in elevation. 

Pelican Marsh Golf Club

Here are some top things to know about this course:

  • This 18-hole championship, par 72 course spans 7,171 yards.
  • This golf course is recognized for environmental excellence.
  • Pelican Marsh is one of 112 courses in Florida (and one of 721 courses in the United States) to be designated as a Certified Audobon Cooperative Sanctuary.  

Address: 1810 Persimmon Drive, Naples, FL 34109

Phone: (239) 597-3000

At Naples Relocation Experts, golf is in our DNA. One of our favorite things about living in the Naples area is there is never a shortage of courses to choose from or challenges to seek if you’re looking to improve your game. If golf is an important part of your lifestyle, we will be sure to find you the best place to relocate whether that be in a golf community or so you can easily and quickly access a club nearby. Contact us to relocate to the ultimate golfer’s paradise or call us at (239) 269-7685

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