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Fore the Love of the Game

Spring 2013

Golf is one of America’s longest running sports and here in Central Florida it can be appreciated 365 days of the year. With our sunny skies and cool spring days you are guaranteed endless hours of play.

Spring is the busiest time of the year for the golf courses. With snow birds coming down and company tournaments beginning, the courses must do their preparation for the greens as early as the middle of fall.

In order to maintain the color of the grass through the winter months, the courses practice a method called, overseeding.

Besides keeping the greens up to par, courses aim to offer more than just a game of golf to their players. They hope to convey an experience.

Central Florida boasts over 175 golf courses and golf resorts, more than 23 golf academies, some of the world’s most prestigious tournaments and even the world’s top golf shops. With many courses having their own restaurant on site and golf pros to take lessons from, a trip to the golf course can turn into an all day outing!

Others head to the greens for a sense of relaxation and serenity. Between the beautiful atmosphere and peaceful surroundings a round of golf can be considered therapeutic for many.

Key attributes of Central Florida’s panoramic views can be found at many of the local golf courses.

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club is home to classic architecture, an exquisitely maintained course and year round playing conditions.

Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort provides two challenging courses outlined by beautiful trees and comprised of large greens with ample landing areas, tight fairways and several lakes intertwined with winding terrain.

Spacious, rolling fairways which meander among 13 lakes provide a natural setting for a relaxing round of golf at Hunter’s Creek Golf Club.

Kissimmee Golf Club offers fairways that are lined with beautiful pines, majestic oaks and breezy palms – without a house in sight.

Metrowest Golf Club features spring-fed lakes, mature native trees, expansive rolling fairways with dramatic elevation changes and large undulating greens surrounded by sculpted bunkers.

Shingle Creek Golf Club has lush tropical landscaping to enhance the existing oaks and tall native pines that border the resort.

Orlando is one of the few places in the world that can confidently meet the needs of every golfer. No matter where you call home for golf, you can appreciate all that Central Florida has to offer to its golfers to keep them coming back.