Florida Golf Calendar

    By Carmen Bandea

    Florida has more golf courses than any state in the nation, all of them bathed in sunshine. Here are just some of the golf deals and events to get you swinging...

    – Do Spring Break right with the Spring Break Getaway Package. Reside right on the water, and all guests receive 20 percent off already inexpensive golf rates. Kids play free.  
    through April 30
    Where: Panama City Beach
    Web: resortcollection.com

    TPC PASSPORT – The TPC Passport Program is for the golf enthusiast. Not only will you have access to all the TPC courses in Florida, but to those around the globe as well. The best courses in the world are within your grasp with this program.
    When: through 2018
    Where: Florida, the world
    Web: tpc.com

    WORLD GOLF VILLAGE – The Learn, Play & Relax Package includes lodgings at an AAA Four-Diamond Resort, one round of golf on the Slammer & Squire and the King & Bear courses, a 90-minute tuneup at PGA TOUR Golf Academy and more. Rates start at $331.
    When: through April 30
    Where: St. Augustine
    Web: worldofgolf.com

    BARDMOORE GOLF CLUB – Get ready for the 6th annual $10k hole in 1 Golf Tournament. Every golfer receives a goodie bag, breakfast and lunch, entry into the $10,000 hole in one contest plus beat the pro activities. Help the kids at Clearwater High School fund-raise and have fun playing 18 holes.
    When: April 14
    Where: Seminole
    Web: clearwaterfundraiser.com

    In 2001, Hombre added the “Good” nine holes (3,170 yards, par 35) to go along with the original “Bad” and “Ugly” nines. With 27 holes, Hombre can give you three different 18-hole options.

    In 2001, Hombre added the “Good” nine holes (3,170 yards, par 35) to go along with the original “Bad” and “Ugly” nines. With 27 holes, Hombre can give you three different 18-hole options.

    - Hombre Golf Club

    Both scenic and challenging, Hombre Golf Club is nestled amidst wetlands, marshes, lakes and preserves and beautifully framed by a stunning assortment of palms, pines and azaleas. Play 18 holes for $39 plus tax.
    When: limited time
    Where: Panama City Beach
    Web: hombre.com

    HILTON RESORT –The Golf Stay and Play package includes full access to the Raven Golf Club, Burnt Pine Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club and The Links Golf Club with every night’s stay at the luxurious Hilton Resort. All four courses are recipients of numerous national awards and accolades.
    When: through May 31
    Where: Miramar Beach
    Web: Hilton.com

    TRUMP NATIONAL DORAL – The Championship Golf Package includes accommodations in a deluxe guestroom, breakfast daily, one round of golf on the Golden Palm, Red Tiger or Silver Fox course and complimentary replay rounds. Rates start at $210.
    When: 2018
    Where: Doral
    Web: doral.com

    THE SAINTS – The Grow the Game Program lets players customize their learning process. From advanced golfers to complete beginners, David, Ray and Ashley can help get your game get to the next level. Rates start at $39.95.
    When: 2018
    Where: Port St Lucie
    Web: thesaints.com

    THE PRESERVE - This track offers many different looks while staying true to its natural Florida surroundings. Local wildlife that can be spotted during your round. Book online and save up to 35 percent off regular walking rates.
    When: through April 30
    Where: New Smyrna Beach
    Web: thepreserve.com

    MISSION INN – The Golfer’s Getaway Package includes deluxe accommodations, a bountiful breakfast buffet to start your day, 18 holes of cart golf and unlimited access to the large practice facility. Rates start at $187.
    When: through June 10
    Where: Howey-In-The-Hills
    Web: missioninn.com

    PGA NATIONAL – The Gold Golf package includes luxury accommodations with private balcony or terrace, full breakfast each day in the Palm Terrace restaurant and one round of golf daily on the Palmer, Fazio, Squire or Estates courses. Rates start at $319.
    When: through April 30
    Where: Palm Beach Gardens
    Web: pganational.com

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    Carmen Bandea


    Carmen Bandea, born in Atlanta, moved to Florida at age 11 to attend IMG Academies, where she learned to appreciate and love golf. She is a professional golfer with experience on the Canadian, Symetra, LPGA and Hooters tours, plus Tour De Las Americas.

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