Golf Courses in New Tampa
Within a 5 mile radius in New Tampa, there is surely a golf course for you. Sunny Florida allows builders and developers to plan out golf courses in their neighborhood. Golfers from the local area and from other parts of the country, particularly the northern states can enjoy golfing year round in New Tampa.
New Tampa has their own golf courses with 2 that are run exclusively for their members and guests like Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club and Hunters Green Golf and Country Club. The 2 public golf courses are Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club and Pebble Creek Golf Course.
There are other fine courses within a 10 mile radius of the area like Saddlebrook Resort and Golf, Lexington Oaks Golf and Links of Lake Bernadette. These three courses are just off State Road 54. In the south, near Tampa Palms area, there is the University of South Florida Golf Course.
Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club:
One of the top golf courses in the Tampa Bay area, this 18hole golf course was designed by Arthur Hills amongst preservation land with pine, palmetto and laurel oaks. It is specially designed like some of the great Scottish golf courses where the clubhouse is not in view until you reach the 18th hole.
The club offers a full service pro shop, private or group lessons by PGA certified coaches, practice putting green, practice driving range, locker and shower facilities and beverage cart service.
If you are a member, you can house your guest at the club at their guest rooms and dine at the superb restaurants in front of a beautiful lake view and fountain.
Hunter’s Green Golf and Country Club:
One of the most challenging golf courses in the New Tampa area, Hunter’s Green Golf was renovated in 2006 by Tom Fazio with emphasis on protecting the environment and blending the design with the local wetlands and Flatwoods.
Golfers of any skill level will find that this course will surely put them in the next level of their play. Members of Hunter’s Green Golf and Country Club have the privilege of using the Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club too, and vice versa.
This arrangement gives members a real advantage to improve their game and enjoy a different golf course for the price of one.
Hunter’s Green has a great restaurant and bar for golfers and their family, a pro shop, beverage cart service and in house PGA certified coaches.
Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club:
Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club is open to the public and their prices are categorized according to days and time of play. Weekdays before 12 noon is $22, 12-3pm is $22, after 3 pm is $18. Weekend and holidays, before 12 noon is $27, 12-3pm is $24 and after 3 pm is $22.
This course has a PGA Certified Coach who gives private lessons to adults and children. During the summer months, Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club conducts golf clinics for local junior golf enthusiasts. Check with the club for details.
Pebble Creek Golf Course:
One of the oldest golf courses in New Tampa, Pebble Creek is a public golf course with abundance of wildlife and mature trees like oak trees. The course runs private and group lessons for adults and children.
Children can try group lessons every Saturday for $10 per person. They even give you a free half hour lesson if you purchase a complete golf set at their pro shop.
These are the four New Tampa neighborhood golf courses that your friends and family can enjoy.