: Fort Myres
: Interstate 75 Jct 164
Charming Punta Gorda is South-west Florida’s hidden gem. With it’s royal palm lined streets this beautiful city enjoys a glorious climate, marvellous restaurants, shopping, world-class fishing, sailing, boating, and other water sports and some of the nation’s best golfing. The local beach is Ponce De Leon while the beach at Englewood is a short drive away. Cobblestone streets, with gas lamp street lights, just add to the romance of this special place.The climate and Punta Gorda’s fantastic marinas, waterways and nearby beaches provide every opportunity to enjoy the relaxed outdoor Gulf lifestyle. Charlotte Harbour, with its easy access to the Gulf of Mexico, offers world-class sailing, boating, and fishing, while white sandy beaches at nearby Englewood provide for a more relaxing day.
Chosen by Golf Magazine as one of the top golfing destinations, Punta Gorda is a golfers’ dream.
Golf: Blue Heron Pines.
This well-maintained course has two lakes coming into play on two holes. The fairways vary from wide to narrow. Most of the fairways are lined with Queen Palms and pine trees, and the greens are large. Holes #3 and #7 feature a double green like the ones found in Scotland. The terrain is flat and easy to walk.
Twin Isles Country Club.
Formerly known as Burnt Store Country Club, this course's tree-lined fairways vary from tight to open in width and are well bunkered. Water hazards come into play on several holes. The greens are always well maintained and putt true. Reciprocal play is allowed only with other local private clubs.
St. Andrews South Golf Club.
This course is extremely well manicured. The greens are among the most appreciated in South Florida. This is a placement course with very tight fairways.
Burnt Store Marina & Country Club.
This resort has three executive nine hole courses that are played in three eighteen hole combinations. There is water that comes into play more often on the Osprey Course. The courses were cut out of the woods and are scenic. The courses are located within a marina community, which has many dining facilities and shops.
Chip Shot Par 3 Golf Course.
This target course is an excellent place to practice your short game. The fairways are narrow, and the small greens are undulating. There is a pond that comes into play on four holes. The terrain is flat and easy to walk.