Golf is a way of life for countless Floridians. After all, Florida ranks as one of the world’s most popular golfing destinations with some of the finest golf courses to be found anywhere. Here in the Gainesville area, we’re blessed to have many outstanding golf courses in our backyard. Because we here at your hometown Gainesville, FL VW new car dealer, VW of Gainesville, are as golf-crazed as you are, we put together this handy guide to some of the area’s best golf courses.
Ironwood Golf Course – Set amidst century-old pines and picturesque lakes, Ironwood is an 18-hole, par 72 championship municipal golf course owned by the City of Gainesville. But don’t let that “municipal” moniker fool you. Golf Digest ranks Ironwood as one of its “best places to play,” and the course hosts more than 50 tournaments a year. http://www.ironwoodgolfcourse.org/
Mark Bostick Golf Course – UF’s signature golf course is one of the few college golf courses actually located on campus. With state-of-the-art facilities, the par-70 course helped the Gators to achieve their six NCAA and 21 Southeastern Conference championships. Originally built in the 1920s, this walkable course is open to UF students, alumni, and guests. http://markbostickgolfcourse.com/
Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club – This Gary Player-designed course epitomizes the classic Southern-styled golf experience. Situated in Gainesville’s premier master-planned community, the par 72 course offers 18 holes of challenging championship play. Exciting upgrades include a new bar, grill, cabana, and patio area. http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Haile-Plantation-Golf-Country-Club/ Continue Reading →