If you’re visiting or moving to St. Petersburg and you’re a golfer, you’re in luck, because St. Petersburg has some of the best public golf courses in the country. No matter what your price bracket or facility preferences, this area has everything you could possibly want and more. Mangrove Bay, Twin Brooks, North County Regional Park, and Quail Hollow are just some of the gorgeous public golf courses that the St. Petersburg region has to offer. Check out any of the courses on this list for a game of golf you’ll remember for years to come.
One of the best public golf courses available for your leisure is Mangrove Bay. Conveniently located in the city of St. Petersburg itself, this course was rated in the Top 100 Most Women-Friendly Golf Courses in the Country by Golf for Women Magazine. There are 18 championship-level holes of varying difficulty, so you’re sure to get your money’s worth. Other amenities include a luxurious clubhouse, a lighted driving range, an extensive pro shop for all you golfing needs, and a well-stocked snack bar, should you get hungry. What more could you want?
Another course definitely worth mentioning is Twin Brooks. This public course, also located in the city of St. Petersburg, is as beautiful as it is convenient. It’s most popular with golfers who would rather walk than drive from one hole to the next. Twin Brooks consists of several tree-lined fairways with frequent water hazards certain to challenge golfers at every skill level. You can also rent clubs or carts, enroll your child in one of many junior golf programs, or receive individual or group golfing instruction. Twin Brooks has it all.
Although it is a park and not a standalone golf course, North County Regional Park in Port Charlotte offers some fantastic golfing. This public park and nature preserve has a sizable golf course that is fun and engaging. It also has snack bars, restrooms, and walking trails if you decide to take a break from golfing. North County may not be known primarily for its golfing, but you won’t be disappointed if you decide to play a game here.
Last but not least, Quail Hollow is a public course you should definitely visit. This newly-renovated, state-of-the-art course is located in Wesley Chapel. In addition to a golf course, Quail Hollow allows you to explore its restaurant, bar, event center, and venue options. If that’s not enough, you can also check out its stunning pools and impressive entertainment complex, The Q Tampa. Quail Hollow is impressive and sure to keep you occupied.