Golf In East Central Florida
Florida is a mecca for golfers and golf course designers.
The Melbourne area has a number of world-class golf courses, as well as some
inexpensive city-run and county-run courses.
Majors at Bayside - The Majors Golf Club offers a spectacular Arnold
Palmer signature course on 230 natural and spacious acres. If you can judge a
golf course by the number of great holes you can recall at the end of your round
the Major's will not disappoint! With a par of 72 and five sets of tees
ranging from 7,300 yards at the tips, to 5,021 yards from the front, you can
choose just how much of the course you want to take on. The Majors Golf Club is
conveniently located just five minutes from I-95 in Palm Bay (about 15 minutes
from the beach area).
Habitat - Located in Valkaria, just south of Palm Bay (about 15
minutes from the beach area), the Habitat Golf Course is part of the Brevard
County Parks Department. It is a par 72 course, and features 18-holes for
as low as $10, with a discount card.
Savannahs - Located in Merritt Island, north of the Beeline/SR528, the
Savannahs Golf Course is a par-72 championship course. The Savannahs is
part of the Brevard County Parks Department, and features great golf for
Holland - Located ON THE BEACH, in the Melbourne Beach area, Spessard
Holland Golf Course is a par 67 stretch executive course. Spessard Holland
is part of the Brevard County Parks Department, and features great golf for
- Baytree National Golf Links, a Gary Player signature course, boasts one of the
best semi-private golf facilities in the southeast. The design philosophy of
Gary Player has all players in mind. However, his emphasis is on the average man
and woman. A par 72, 7,043 yard (from the black tees) course, Baytree is
golf at its finest. The challenges abound from the 73 white sand bunkers to the
unique red shale waste areas. The greens are of varying shapes and sizes that
allow difficult, as well as easily accessible pin placements. This course will
test a golfer's shot-making skills.
East - Rated 4-star by Golf Digest Magazine, Viera East Golf Club
features an 18-hole Joe Lee design layout. It is located in the new
development of Viera, just north of Melbourne (about 10 minutes from the north
beaches and 20 minutes from the south beaches)
of Melbourne Golf Courses - The Melbourne Municipal Golf Course is located
on US 192 in Melbourne. The Harbor City Golf Course is located off Lake
Washington Road at the north end of Melbourne. Both courses are 18-hole
courses, managed by PGA Professionals, and offer a variety of services including pro shops, driving ranges, putting greens, locker room facilities, and snack bars.
Turtle Creek -
Turtle Creek Golf Club is the only course in Brevard County to offer the Pro
Link GPS Yardage System. Turtle Creek's fairways
meander through a natural Florida habitat and offer a splendid challenge for
players of all skill levels. The course is abundant with bird life and streams
of fish and turtles. There are plenty of natural pines, oaks, palms and other
natural vegetation blending beauty, nature, and insight to create a splendid
challenge for golfers of all levels. Turtle Creek is located in Rockledge, about
10 minutes north of Melbourne, out by I-95 (about 20-30 minutes from the
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