Best golf courses: Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Miami / Ft Lauderdale: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Lee, Joe

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Original design by Joe Lee (1985). Green complexes redesigned by Kipp Schulties (1999).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Flynn, William S.

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Original design by William S. Flynn, with construction supervised by Howard C. Toomey (1926). Redesigned Gene Bates (1997).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Litten, Karl

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Karl Litten
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Devlin & von Hagge

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Bruce Devlin & Robert von Hagge
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
von Hagge & Devlin

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Robert von Hagge & Bruce Devlin
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Hills, Arthur

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Original design (1971) and later renovation (2004) both by Arthur Hills.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Lee, Joe

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Joe Lee created the current design, which opened in 2000.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
(Closed in 2015)
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Norman, Greg

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(Closed in 2015)

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A Greg Norman Signature Design

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Devlin, von Hagge & Ankrom

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Bruce Devlin, Robert von Hagge & Charles Ankrom
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
(Closed in 2019)
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
McCumber, Mark

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(Closed in 2019)

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Mark McCumber

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Devlin & von Hagge

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Original design by Bruce Devlin & Robert von Hagge. Redesigned Joe Lee in 2001.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Robert Trent Jones Sr.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Mahannah & Weed

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Original design by Mark & Charles Mahannah; renovated by Bobby Weed.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Mahannah & Weed

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Original design by Mark & Charles Mahannah; renovated by Bobby Weed.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Jones, Rees

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Rees Jones

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Hills, Arthur

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Original course dates from 1923; substantial redesign by Arthur Hills (2003).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Ross, Donald

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Original design by Donald Ross.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Hills, Arthur

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Original design by William S. Flynn, with construction supervised by Howard C. Toomey (1941). Modifications made by Mark Mahannah (1950s); substantial modifications and renovation by Arthur Hills (2008), which retained Flynn's original routing.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
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Fazio, Tom & George

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Tom & George Fazio
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Fazio, Tom & George

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Tom & George Fazio
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Mitchell, William

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Original design by William F. Mitchell; renovated in 1996 by Karl Litten and Lorrie Viola.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
von Hagge, Robert

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Current design by Robert von Hagge, Michael Smelek & Richard Baril. The current course is a complete redesign on the site of the former Plantation Golf Club, which dates back to 1950.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Watts, Bill

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

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Bill Watts
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Wilson & von Hagge

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Original design by Dick Wilson & Robert von Hagge (1961). Later modifications by Ray Floyd & Jim McLean. Significant redesign by Gil Hanse & Jim Wagner (2013).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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von Hagge & Floyd

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Original design by Robert von Hagge (1961). Later modifications designed by Ray Floyd, and subsequently by Gil Hanse (2014).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
von Hagge, Robert

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Original design by Robert von Hagge (1961). Later modifications by Gil Hanse (2014).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Devlin, von Hagge, Pate, McLean

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Original design by Bruce Devlin & Robert von Hagge (1984). Later improvements made by Jerry Pate, before a signficant redesign by Jim McLean (2008).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Floyd, Ray

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Original design by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1971). Major redesign by Ray Floyd (2006).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Floyd, Ray

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Original design by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1971). Major redesign by Ray Floyd (2006).

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