Plantation on Crystal River Golf Course

The finest of golf in central Florida rave our golf enthusiasts; they can mix and match our three nines to suit their particular playing strengths and weaknesses. The Plantation On Crystal RIver features world-class championship course of 18 holes of competitive and challenging golf originally designed by the highly regarded course architect Mark Mahannah. Fifty years ago, Mahannah set out to create a rewarding course in the traditional Florida style with a variety of water and bunker obstacles. The course has certainly aged well with an assortment of challenging fairways lined by mature emerald pine and oak trees native to the nature’s coast region – the course has water hazards on 21 of 27 holes.
The Lagoon's Course is a 9 hole that provides the opportunity to play a quick nine and to sharpen your golf skills while it may be a short course, its certainly long on fun and focuses on wedge play and putting, a great way to start your Florida golf trip.
We offer great golf packages and welcome visitors passing through Florida’s Nature Coast; we can provide the entire family with an activity each designed to suit their individual desires from paddling a canoe along the natural springs of Crystal River, swimming with the West Indian Manatee, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, shuffleboard or crocquet to fishing and scalloping in season. We have a full service marina and are PADI certified.
Our resort offers 4 dining options; The Pro Bar located in our clubhouse offers daily specials as well as a pro shop with great merchandise and golf rentals. Our Lobby bar is located off the main building offers great bar snack and food menu as well as your favorite beverages. In season our Tiki Bar is on the canal and is conveniently located next to our lagoon style swimming pool. And the Plantation's Main Dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We take pride serving fresh local fish, meats, produce and seasonal favorites in a relaxing waterfront setting.



Bicycling, Birding, Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Scuba/Diving, Scuba/Diving, Snorkeling, Water Recreation


Boat Dock, Boat Dock, Boat Ramp, Bus Parking, Business Center, Children's Programs, Continental Breakfast, Exercise/Fitness Facilities, Full Breakfast, Golf privileges, Instruction Available, Multilingual Staff, Pool, Salon, Self Parking, Spa on-site, Spa Treatments, Tennis Court, Volleyball Court


Daily, Long Term, Monthly, Weekly

Average Visit Time



American, Barbecue, Floribbean, Ice Cream & Treats, Seafood, Steak, Vegetarian

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, ADA Rooms, Braille Signage, Disability Accessible, Ground-floor Rooms, Handicapped Parking, Raised Toilets, Ramps, Roll-in Showers, Roll-under Sinks, Shower Grab Bar, Showers with Seats, Wheelchair-friendly


AAA Discount, AARP Discount, Florida Resident Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount

Fishing Type

Back Bay Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Golf Course Amenities

Chipping Area, Club Storage, Clubhouse, Driving Range, Golf Lessons, Non-metal spikes only, Practice Greens, Pro on site, Pro Shop, Tee Times Accepted Online, Walking Allowed, Water Hazards in Play, Youth Programs

Golf Course Information

Advance Tee Times, Course Designer: Mark Mahannah, Course Record: 61, Golf Pro: Jimmie Brothers, Handicap Rating of Course: 69.5, Number of Golf Courses: 2, Number of Holes: 27, PGA Professional: Yes, Year Built: 1955, Year Last Renovated: 1987

Golf Course Type

Public Golf Course, Resort Course

Guest Information

Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, Wireless (Wi-Fi)

Hours of Operation

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Sunday Brunch