South Palm Beach County is a magnificent paradise with a beautiful weather, but this is not only the reason why people flock to this town or decide to stay for good. South Palm Beach happens to be one of the hottest locations for the best golf courses in the country.
“Public golf courses are just as stunning as country clubs,” South Florida businessman Lee Rosen says. “But take note of peak seasons and off seasons. You’ll definitely pay twice the price during peak season, but the weather is at its best.”
Whether you’re a casual player or a serious golfer, golf courses in South Palm Beach are definitely worth a try. Below are five of the best ones to keep you busy on your next day off.
1. Westchester Country Club
Strategically situated a few minutes away from Boynton Beach, players at the Westchester Country Club can do more than just golfing. This stunning 27-hole golf course features Karl Litten designed Championship Golf that has five different sets of tees.
If you want to see the best of South Florida in a country club, its three 9-hole courses are beautifully blended with its natural surroundings. Westchester also has a restaurant in the vicinity, a practice facility, and an 18- hole Par 3 course.
2. Winston Trails
An award-winning club located in Lake Worth, Winston Trails is a sight to behold. Despite offering discounted prices regularly, Winston Trails offers a private club atmosphere, made possible by the course’s designer, renowned golfer Joe Lee. In this golf course, players get to enjoy around 7,000 yards from the Championship Tees, and wide area tiled with carefully trimmed fairways and spacious landings.
Winston Trails is one perfect golf course for newbies of the game as it has short game area. There’s also a sauna nearby for the ladies and gents, and fitness center for the health buff.
3. Southwinds Golf Course
Right in the heart of Boca Raton is the beautiful Par-70 golf course called Southwinds. It’s a few minutes away from the beaches of the Atlantic, which means golfers also get to enjoy a view of the sea and luscious foliage. “It’s the reason why Southwinds Golf Course was listed in the “Best of Boca” in the years 2003 and 2004,” LeeRosen reveals.
Southwinds features a practice facility complete with putting green and bunkers. The golf course is also known for having warm and friendly staff that guarantees a delightful golfing experience.
4. Palm Beach National Golf and Country Club
Another golf course designed by the impressive Joe Lee, Palm Beach National Golf and Country Club features a classic championship layout. It’s a Par-72 golf course that boasts more 6,000 yards of beautiful scenery. It’s an 18-hole golf course that everybody can easily recognize because of its stunning landscape blanketed with cypress trees, Queen and Royal palms, laurels, and live oaks.
5. Osprey Point Golf Club
Located in Boca Raton. Osprey Point Golf Club has been getting a lot of attention since it opened in 2010. It’s one of newest golf courses in South Palm Beach, but it has already garnered TripAdvisor’s approval and named it the best golf course in the area.
Osprey Point is open Mondays through Sundays and even offers their facilities during holidays. Players will enjoy its three 9-hole courses that can be played in three 18-hole combinations.
Because of the golf course’s popularity, it is often fully booked so everyone interested must get the players card to make reservations. If you want a golf course that’s without homes and feels like a nature preserve, Osprey Point is the place to be.