Golf might not be the first activity you think about when moving to Davenport, FL. Many people, including families with young children, focus on the proximity to large theme parks and shopping malls. But if you’re looking for something away from the crowds, golf country clubs are a great option for both fun and exercise. There are many fantastic golf country clubs that offer activities for the whole family and people of all skill levels, so even if proximity to golf country clubs isn’t your first priority when looking at homes for sale in Davenport, they’re still places that you’ll want to know about.
Below is an alphabetical list of the best golf country clubs in Davenport based on the types of courses they have and the additional activities they offer.
Best Golf Country Clubs in Davenport, FL
Celebration Golf Club
One of the premiere golf clubs in the Davenport area, Celebration offers an 18-hole course where each green is an island, as well as a practice aqua range, putting green, and chipping hole. Their golf academy is a great way for players of various abilities to develop and refine their skills and their Windmill Restaurant is a delicious spot for those on the green or just in the area.
ChampionsGate Golf Club
At ChampionsGate, avid golfers can enjoy an international championship 18-hole course modeled after some of the greatest British courses, as well as a traditional American-style 18-hole course. They also host the Leadbetter Golf Academy, where you can schedule lessons for groups or individuals for various lengths of time. Families can enjoy either the lighted 9-hole par-3 pitch and putt or Crane’s Adventure Golf.
Deer Creek RV Golf & Country Club
Imagine living on an 18-hole course-- that’s what Deer Creek has to offer with their 6 gated communities. No one can golf 24/7 though, so their communities also include a Main Club House, Pro Shop, Tiki Bar, Snack Bar, Tennis and Shuffleboard Courses, and a Main Clubhouse Pool. Additional activities include but are not limited to luncheons, art classes, karaoke, and dances.
Highlands Reserve Golf Club
When you think about golf in Florida, you might worry that the land is too flat to offer a unique experience. Highlands Reserve can put your worries to rest. Located on a long sand shelf, this course sits on one of the highest areas in Florida, offering beautiful views and a course that welcomes all levels of players. They also host a snack bar, pro shop, and practice facility.
Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club
While the Mystic Dunes Resort offers an entire Activity Center featuring a pool, movie theater, craft studio, and more, the golf club boasts a unique course split into two different 9-holes. The front nine is modeled after a British Isles links course, while the low country back nine is inspired by Carolina courses; all 18 holes feature 80-foot elevation changes.
Providence Golf Club
Believe it or not, some claim that golfing at Providence is better than going to Disney World! Their 18-hole championship course features scenic Florida at its best and if you want to make sure that you’re at your best, they offer single lessons, group lessons, and lesson packages for both adults and juniors. Don’t forget to swing by the Grille Room for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, where you can enjoy bingo on Wednesdays and karaoke on Fridays.
Reunion Resort and Golf Club
Come to the only place in the world where you can golf on three different courses designed by golf legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tom Watson. Reunion isn’t just one of the best golf country clubs in Davenport though -- it’s one of the best in all of Florida. If you don’t think you’re worthy, sign up for lessons at the golf academy that has something for every level of player. For a unique activity, try footgolf (imagine a combination of soccer and golf). There’s also a variety of dining options and a spa and salon for you to enjoy.
Ridgeview Lakes Golf & Country Club
The White Heron Golf Club at Ridgeview Lakes offers a world-class experience for all levels of players on their 18-hole course with five sets of tees. Lessons are available for anyone who doesn’t want to just play golf, but excel at it. Hungry golfers or people in the area can enjoy a cold drink and delicious meal at the Clubhouse and Restaurant and the pro shop is staffed with experienced professionals who know how to help you pick out the best apparel and accessories for yourself or others.
Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club
The award-winning course designed in a dramatic hillside layout also features five sets of tees so that golfers of all skills can play at Southern Dunes. Three instructors are available for anyone who wants lessons and the performance center has coached four PGA tour players and five LGPA tour players. Their Tavern on the Dunes restaurant features an extensive menu, including to-go options that you can take on the green with you or take home.
Moving to Davenport, FL has many pros and cons, but proximity to these amazing golf country clubs and the many amenities that go with them are definitely one of the pros. If you have any questions about the real estate in Central Florida, please contact us. We can’t wait to help you find your new home.