One great way to take advantage of Tampa’s warm, sunny winters is to go out for a round of golf. If you love to play golf, you will be excited to learn that Tampa, Odessa, and Westchase have plenty of beautiful golf courses that you can enjoy throughout the year. In fact, the area is home to over 100 golf courses. Check out one of these top courses next time you decide to play a round of golf.
#1: Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club
The Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club is the top rated golf course in the area. Many PGA tour professionals consider this a must play course. This course is home to the Valspar Championship each year, so dozens of top players flock to the course each year. Both amature and professional players love the rolling hills and pine lined fairways that characterize the course. The area’s diverse wildlife is plentiful in this area, so it is not unusual to see squirrels, herons, and other types of waterfowl while playing a game of golf on this course.
#2: Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club
Another beautiful Tampa area golf course is located at the Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club. This golf course is everything that Florida golf should be. Beautiful, rustic landscapes that are characterized by the surrounding natural wetlands and abundant wildlife. Challenging holes with stunning natural beauty at every turn. The course’s smooth ponds and sweeping fairways are perfect for golfers of all skill levels.
#3: Babe Zaharias Golf Course
The Babe Zaharias Golf Course is one of three Tampa Sports Authority Golf Courses. Golf enthusiasts can sign up for a Traditional Membership and obtain monthly access to all three courses. This is great for those that want a fixed monthly price for unlimited golf at three beautiful courses. The 18 holes of the Babe Zaharias course fit seamlessly into the countryside, incorporating the area’s natural vegetation and enhancing the preexisting water features. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy a relaxing afternoon strolling the Babe Zaharias Golf Course.
#4: Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club
The Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club was designed by Arthur Hill, so anyone familiar with golf course designs will know that they are in for a treat. This championship style course includes expansive white sand bunkers that were recently upgraded, beautiful grassy fairways, and palm trees blowing in the breeze. After you finish a game of golf, you can enjoy a drink at the restaurant and then stop by the pool, fitness center, or tennis courts. There is something here for the whole family, whether or not they are interested in playing a round of golf.
If these golf courses appeal to you, consider a vacation home or a retirement home in the Tampa area. Learn more about the living in Tampa Bay Area by calling Poppleton Properties at (813) 833-2520 or emailing brittany(at)townchase(dotted)com.