If golf is your sport of choice, then Southwest Florida is the place to play. There are over 150 golf courses in Southwest Florida, with over 20 in Bonita Springs, Florida. There are a number of top rated public and private courses for all skill levels, and many courses have been designed by PGA tour players and famous architects. Bonita Springs is right next to the ocean, so you will actually tee off at roughly 10 feet above sea level. You can play on a par 72 course, or even face the challenge of a par 62 course.
Although there are many private golf clubs in Bonita Springs, certain clubs allow for non-members to play during the off-season, which is between May and October. There is also some reciprocity between certain clubs during the off-season period if you are a member of one specific club. Other clubs even allow for hotel guests to play at their clubs during specified periods. You will want to call the golf club that you are most interested in playing to check their requirements. Of course, there are public courses as well, and it also helps if you are friends with a member at one of the top clubs.
Some of the top private golf courses in Bonita Springs FL include, Bonita Bay, The Colony Golf & Country Club, and Pelican’s Nest Golf Club. If you are interested in a public course, try out Raptor Bay Golf Club, Bonita Fairways Golf Course, and Spring Run Golf Club.
If you end up purchasing property in Bonita Springs in a golf community, there are usually two types of golf memberships. The first is called bundled golf, which means that all homeowners automatically are members of the golf club. You will usuallly be required to pay fees each year as a member. The other type of membership is called golf equity, which means that it is optional to become a member of the golf club.
Regardless of whether you come to Bonita Springs on vacation or stay permanently, there is a course for every type of golfer whether amateur or professional to suit your needs.