Polk Counties Golf Courses Spotlight

With more than 30 public-access courses offering over 600 holes, Polk County offers some of the best golfing opportunities in the country.  With such a variety of course design styles, residents and visitors to Polk County should have little trouble finding an option to suit their game.  With great year-round weather, unparalleled natural beauty and a diverse collection of courses that will accommodate golfers of all abilities and budgets, Central Florida’s Polk County provides the perfect destination for a great golf getaway. With a wide variety of course design styles, including spectacular resort layouts, undulating links-style courses and tree-lined parkland tracks, Polk County offers affordable prices for top-notch courses.  With great prices offered year-round, there is no better opportunity to take advantage of these rates than right now.  During the month of August, you can find some of the best rates that courses will offer at any point during the year.  Here are a few of Polk County’s best golf bargains across the area this summer:

Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club

One of Polk County’s four and one-half star courses per Golf Digest, the award-winning Southern Dunes offers golfers one of the most unique experiences in Central Florida.  It is not often that locals find a course around Florida that offers such unique topography.  The dramatic hillside layout stretches to over 7,200 yards and features 100 feet of elevation change, large undulating greens, massive high-lipped bunkers, Dunes that are covered with high grasses and ornamentals, which form borders that tumble with the terrain.  With five sets of tees, Southern Dunes offers a tough but rewarding test for golfers of all skill level.  Located in Haines City, you can currently play Southern Dunes for as low as $35.

Providence Golf Club

Providence Golf Club has become a popular Polk County golf destination. Located in Davenport, this technically challenging and aesthetically pleasing, Providence Golf Club is a masterpiece. The 18-hole championship course will test your game and soothe your senses as it winds its way through land featuring fresh water creeks, ancient hardwoods and wetlands. It is not unusual to get a glimpse of otters, deer or a wild turkey during your round.  Florida residents can currently play Providence for as little as $16 right now.

Oakwood Golf Course

Another one of Central Florida’s best kept secrets, Oakwood Golf Course offers 18 challenging holes for players of all skill levels.  Located in Lake Wales on 164 acres of a pristine natural habitat of pine forests and oak trees, Oakwood’s 6,700 yard par-71 layout offers everything a golfer could want in a course.  With strategically placed championship tees and undulating greens, the course will level the playing field and make for a memorable golf experience.  Golfers can currently play Oakwood for as low as $16. 

The Club at Eaglebrooke

Consistently rated by Golf Digest as a four and one-half star (out of five stars) course, the Club at Eaglebrooke has been recognized as one of the top courses in the area since opening for play in 1996. With 18 holes of lush, rolling fairways and meticulously manicured greens, Eaglebrooke is locally known as “Lakeland’s Hidden Treasure”.  Offering six sets of tees, golfers of all skill levels will find a challenging yet forgiving appeal at this championship level layout.  Located in South Lakeland, you can currently play Eaglebrooke for as low as $30 any day during the week. Be sure to take advantage of some of Polk County’s best courses at their most affordable rates during the month of September.  For more information on any of Polk County’s golf courses, please be sure to visit our websites atCentralFloridaSports.com or VisitCentralFlorida.org.  Also, be sure to “like” Polk County Sports Marketing on Facebook at CF Sports, and “follow” on Twitter at CentralFLSports for all the latest event information at any of Polk County’s great facilities. See all of Polk’s great courses in photos, when you follow CentralFLSports on Pinterest, and if you need any supplies or appreal head on over to Golf ETC.

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