Hole in One! The Best Golf Courses in Bradenton

There was a woman at a local club who claimed she was the best golfer in her family of four. Her children, who were much better golfers, would challenge this dubious statement. She would always remind them, with a smile, that she was the only one who had managed the perfect hole-in-one.

Coming to Bradenton, Florida is better than having a hole-in-one. It’s a golfer’s paradise, with 25 courses in Bradenton alone and 66 courses within a 20-mile radius.

All the lush green fairways and greens in Bradenton are sure to improve your odds of having to buy everyone in the clubhouse a drink afterward.

Let’s have a look at the best golf courses in Bradenton where you might—just might!—be lucky enough to have the perfect shot.

The Preserve Golf Club

This championship public golf course, designed by Ted McAnlis with ultra-dwarf bermudagrass greens, showcases the natural Florida wetlands. It’s a challenging course; its 52 lakes directly affect play on nine holes. The par-72 Preserve course features five tee boxes that play from 5,095 to 7,000 yards.

Facilities include a driving range, a practice chipping area and putting greens. The golf shop offers equipment repairs, rental clubs, golf lessons and carries golfing accessories and a wide variety of golfing apparel for men and women.

The clubhouse has a full liquor bar and a restaurant with a deli-style menu.

Timber Creek Golf Course

If you’re not that competitive and would prefer a short, leisurely nine holes in beautiful surroundings, the Timber Creek Golf Course is for you.

Set in amid lush tropical vegetation, this relaxing nine-hole par-three course is geared towards beginners, families and experienced golfers keen to sharpen their short game. The course, which offers reasonable rates, is owned and managed by the 55+ members of its condominium association.

Golf Courses in Bradenton

It is essential to pre-book times if you want to get in a game, and you will often get good deals online. If you’re planning a vacation or planning to retire in the area, then we recommend you opt for one of the many golfing resort hotels in Bradenton.

That way, you can be sure of an all-inclusive breakaway with plenty of golfing opportunities. And you’ll also have the chance to chat with the locals and find out which are their favorite golf courses in Bradenton.

Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club

Lakewood Ranch was voted the 2019 Best Private Country Club. Membership of this luxury club offers a wealth of facilities. Its 18-hole WGA Royal Lakes course features a 7,339-yard par 72 course. The course rating is 74.6, and it has a slope rating of 125 on Bermuda grass.

Other courses at this facility are Cypress Links Golf Course and King’s Dunes Golf Course. The country club itself also has extensive clubhouse and dining facilities, tennis and pickleball courts, and fitness and aquatics amenities. The Club is host to many weddings and special occasions, including banquets.

It’s website also gives regular updates on the condition of the various golf courses and what weather you can expect.

Endless Possibilities

The holiday or retirement dream of a condo near a golf course and a beach persists for a reason. Yes, it’s true; it really is a great lifestyle!

For more offerings talking about the abundant possibilities, including all the best golf courses in Bradenton, we invite you to explore other articles on our blog. Get in touch if we can help you in any way.