Grand Palms Golf Country Club – Sabal/Grand
Located in Pembroke Pines, picturesque Grand Palms Golf Country Club offers three nines: Royal, Sabal and Grand. The nine-hole courses are playable in three combos, with the Sabal/Grand coming in at a 6,682 yards. Of the three, Sabal/Grand is the most helter skelter, combining the shortest and longest nines.
West at Jacaranda Golf Club
Both the East Course and the West Course at Jacaranda Golf Club are four-star rated by Golf Digest. These challenging golf courses weave across a tropical landscape covered with blue lagoons, tranquil ponds, and swaying palm trees. The West Course is the shorter of the two courses but it is no less challenging. Strategy and skill, rather than length, are the determining factors on this layout.
Biltmore Golf Course
The Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables sits next to the beautiful hotel, an architectural masterpiece that was modeled after the Giralda Tower in Seville, Spain. Donald Ross designed the course in 1925 and the traditional layout has retained all of its original character. The golf course weaves through a series of canals that used to carry guests along in gondolas.
Grand Palms Golf Country Club – Royal/Sabal
Famous for having some of the best greens in south Florida, Pembroke Pines’ Grand Palms Golf Country Club offers three nine-hole courses: Royal, Sabal and Grand. The three golf courses are played in three separate combos, with the Royal/Sabal coming in at a robust 6,847 yards from the gold tees.
Flamingo Lakes Country Club
Flamingo Lakes Country Club in Pembroke Pines is one of the area’s best-kept secrets. The layout is challenging but it is also very forgiving, making it accessible for players of any skill level. The course differs from other golf courses in the area due to its hilly terrain.
Inverrary Country Club – East
Walk in the footsteps of pros at the Inverrary Country Club. Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed the golf courses at this club. The legendary East Course is the signature course, where 15 PGA and LPGA tournaments were played including the Honda, the Jackie Gleason – Inverrary Classics, the Tournament Players Championship and the LPGA Phar-Mor Classic.
Orangebrook Country Club – West Course
Orangebrook Country Club in Hollywood boasts two 18-hole courses, the East and the West. The golf courses are about equal in difficulty but each offers a different set of challenges. The West Course was added over 20 years after the original East Course, which was built in the 1930s.
Trump National Doral Miami – TPC Blue Monster
Trump National Doral Miami offers five 18-hole courses, but the Blue Monster is the most well known. Originally designed by Dick Wilson, the golf course has been updated throughout the years by different architects to keep the challenges current. The course calls for strategy as well as distance.
Orangebrook Country Club – East Course
There are two 18-hole golf courses available at Orangebrook Country Club in Hollywood, the East and the West. Built in the 1930s, the East Course is the club’s original layout. While its design may be more traditional, it is just as much of a challenge as the newer West Course. The East has fewer water hazards but there are large bunkers strategically placed throughout.
Grand Palms Golf Country Club – Grand/Royal
Twenty seven championship holes await travelers visiting south Florida’s scenic beaches. Grand Palms Golf Country Club in Pembroke Pines also offers three nines: Royal, Sabal and Grand. The longest and most challenging of the Grand Palms’ golf courses, Grand/Royal features some especially memorable water holes.
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