Golfers from all over constantly rank Florida as one of the best states to golf in. Florida is home to the PGA of America, the PGA Tour, the LPGA, and the Golf Hall of Fame. We have world-class golf courses scattered all over the state, so you’re never too far away from one. Not only do we have some of the best golf courses in the country, but we also have the best weather for golfing. No matter what time you’re here, you know you’ll be able to comfortably golf.
When you stay at the Holiday Inn in Melbourne, you’ll be right in the middle of some of the top-rated golf courses in the area. Our hotel has just a short drive to many amazing golf courses you can go to during your stay. Golfing while you stay at the Holiday Inn in Melbourne will be the perfect addition to your trip. During your family vacation, a couple of hours spent golfing can be exactly what you need to relax. If you’re here for business, a game of golf is a great opportunity to build relationships and do some networking.
While you’re checked in at the Holiday Inn in Melbourne, consider checking out one of these highly recommended golf courses.
Duran Golf Club
The Duran Golf Club is voted the best public golf course in Brevard County and has plenty to offer to golfers. The golf club has a practice range, a nine-hole course, and an 18-hole course. The course is also lit up at night, so you have even more time to get out and play. After you golf at the Duran Golf Club, you can also eat at the Tradewinds Restaurant, which was voted as the best place for a bite in Brevard. If you aren’t an experienced golfer or you’d like to bring friends or family who aren’t golfers, you can set aside some time to take classes from the Duran Academy of Golf.
Baytree National Golf Links
One of Golf Digest’s top places to golf in Florida, Baytree National Golf Links is one of the most loved golf courses in the area. This golf course also has a four-star rating from Golf Digest. Baytree’ s course has a wide variety of challenging holes across a beautiful Florida Landscape. They also have practice facilities and PGA professional instruction. The Grille at Baytree is also perfect for getting a drink or having lunch after a round of golf.
Suntree Country Club
At Suntree Country Club you can find 36 holes of championship golf. Suntree Country Club has two courses, the classic course and the challenge course. The classic course has recently been renovated and was one of the first stops for PGA Tour Champion players in the 80s and 90s. The challenge course will be difficult for even the best players and was designed by Arnold Palmer. Suntree offers lessons for all skill levels and ages and has several different restaurants.
Viera East Golf Club
The Viera East Golf Club is located minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean, so you’ll always get a refreshing breeze when you golf there. While you golf at Viera East, you also have a good chance of seeing some of Florida’s wildlife. Between an 18-hole course and practice facilities and one of the areas best pro shops, golfers will love this course. If you’re looking for new golf clubs, Viera East is an authorized fitting center for some of the best brands available.
Manatee Cove Golf Course
Manatee Cove has many specials available for all active duty military personnel in any branch of the military, such as free range balls and active duty tee times. On Wednesdays and Sundays, you can try footgolf at Manatee Cove, a game that combines the basics of golf and soccer. Manatee Cove even has karaoke on Friday nights. Since Manatee Cove Golf Course is located on the Patrick Air Force Base, civilians wanting to golf there will need to have a background check completed before entering.
Cocoa Beach Country Club
Cocoa Beach Country Club has three courses surrounded by the Banana River, Dolphin, Lakes, and River, with 27 holes between the three. All of Cocoa Beach’s courses have 9 holes, which makes it perfect for a relaxing day of recreational golf. You can enjoy a snack or meal at the 19th Hole Restaurant when you’re finished golfing. Cocoa Beach also embraces the local wildlife, with dolphins, alligators, and a wide variety of birds roaming the courses.
Mallards Landing Golf Course
An 18-hole course, Mallards Landing has made many recent enhancements to its course. It has also added a new cart fleet with EZGO TXT Model golf carts. Mallards landing is also the only American FootGolf League accredited footgolf course in Brevard County.
Turtle Creek Golf Club
Turtle Creek Golf Club is a well-manicured, 18-hole golf course that prides itself on being a traditional Floridian golf course. Golf Digest has listed them as one of the top places to play and one of Brevard County’s most challenging daily fee course. When you’re at Turtle Creek, you can play smashgolf, a combination of golf and tennis.