Whether you prefer your leisure time spent on the back of a horse, or playing 18 holes on pristine fairways and greens, our region offers unparalleled sporting experiences! Palm Beach is world renowned as a top golf destination by recreational players and top professionals alike. Where else can you find over hundreds of top ranked public, semi-public and private courses within easy driving distance from Wellington’s equestrian community?
While most of our clientele are here for horse sport, golf runs a close race in terms of sought out recreational activities. Last month we featured the top public courses, and this month we bring to you several featured world class private courses. These private clubs are very accommodating to vacationing families and seasonal property owners as well. For those looking for a more exclusive golf membership experience, we’ve chosen our top 3 courses listed below!
Whether your here on vacation or contemplating a more permanent move to our region, The Breakers should be top of your list for the quintessential Palm Beach experience. The Ocean Course is infamous, having been beautifully preserved and upgraded for over a century. Originally designed by Alexander H. Findlay in 1897, the course underwent a full renovation in 2018 by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones.
The Breakers Rees Jones Course, approximately 10 miles from the resort, features a stunning expanse of greens and ponds and is a modern complement to the traditional Ocean Course. It was built in 1968 and fully renovated in 2004, and today is is hailed as one of the top golf courses in the southern US.
In addition to the golf, The Breakers is a world class resort experience, located in the heart of old Palm Beach. There is a luxury spa and pool, exceptional retail boutiques, beach front access, tennis and a fitness center, plus exclusive accommodations at The Flagler Club.
Home to the PGA Tour’s Spring Honda Classic, past Ryder Cup and PGA Championships, The PGA National boasts five award winning golf courses, the legendary Bear Trap and tops our list of private resort clubs. The Champion, The Palmer, The Squire, The Fazio and The Estates are certain to keep the most dedicated golf enthusiast challenged and entertained. In addition, their PGA National Golf Academy ranks as one of the top golf schools in Florida.
The PGA National Resort and Spa is unapologetic regarding their level of service and luxury; offering a world-class destination spa & pool, a private state-of-the-art sports & racquet club, 8 culinary restaurant experiences, and a variety of rooms, suites and cottages for guests. They offer multi-level resident and seasonal membership options for the club, and resort packages for those coming to Palm Beach on vacation.
Ibis is a private West Palm Beach Country Club and residential community located on over 1900 acres with 33 neighborhoods and 3 Nicklaus designed golf courses. This is the only country club community to boast three Nicklaus-family designed golf courses, the Legend, the Heritage, and the Tradition, created by Jack Nicklaus Sr., Jack Nicklaus Jr., and Steve Nicklaus!
In 2019, The Ibis was awarded Palm Beach County’s Best Country Club and was voted America’s Healthiest Club, for the lifestyle amenities rich in wellness options for members and staff. In addition to award winning golf, there is tennis, swimming, a fitness center and member dining.
Let Us Arrange for Your Tour
While you are in town looking searching for your dream property or farm, let us arrange for your tour of these resorts and clubs. In order to make the best real estate and lifestyle decisions, you need to be guided by our proven expertise. Our team comes to you with an uncompromising commitment to ensure you are properly advised every step of the way in choosing your neighborhood, your farm and your lifestyle amenities.
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