Best golf courses: Florida - South East

Golf in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach: If you're in the Miami metropolitan area, you'll be happy to know that you can play at one or more of the many public golf courses here, including the championship course at Crandon Golf Key Biscane, PGA National, home of the Honda Classic and the legendary three-hole stretches – the 15th, 16th and 17th. - known as the Bear Trap. To make the most of your golfing trip, and to help in your planning, you can look up the location of the best courses in South East Florida on our customised maps.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Lee, Joe

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Visitors welcome

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West Palm Beach

Designer

Joe Lee
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Wilson, Dick

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Dick Wilson & Robert Simmons
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Ross, Donald

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Original design by Donald Ross.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Lee, Joe

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Original design by William S. Flynn, with construction supervised by Howard C. Toomey (1926). Redesigned Gene Bates (1997).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
von Hagge & Devlin

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Robert von Hagge & Bruce Devlin
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
West Palm Beach
Findlay & Silva

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

First designed by Alexander H. Findlay (1896); modifications made by Brian Silva (2000).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
West Palm Beach
Jones, Rees

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Rsrt guests only

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West Palm Beach

Designer

Original design by Willard Byrd (1968); major redesign by Rees Jones (2004).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Litten, Karl

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

A Greg Norman Signature Design

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Fazio, Tommy

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Port St Lucie

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Bruce Devlin, Robert von Hagge & Charles Ankrom
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Gray, Dick

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Visitors welcome

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Port St Lucie

Designer

Dick Gray
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Nicklaus, Jack & Jack Jr

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Visitors welcome

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Port St Lucie

Designer

Jack Nicklaus & Jack Nicklaus Jr.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
McCumber, Mark

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Original design by Mark & Charles Mahannah; renovated by Bobby Weed.
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
West Palm Beach
Fazio, George

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

HILLS course: original design by George Fazio (1970); modifications by his nephew Tom Fazio (2014). VILLAGE course: designed by George Fazio (1979) with help from Tom Fazio.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Fazio, Jim

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Port St Lucie

Designer

Jim Fazio
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Hills, Arthur

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Arthur Hills designed the current layout.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Hills, Arthur

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Original design by William S. Flynn, with construction supervised by Howard C. Toomey. Substantially revamped by Arthur Hills (2008).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Nicklaus, Jack

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Original design by Seth Raynor (1926). Major redesign by Jack Nicklaus to create a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course (2006).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Case, Roy

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Roy Case
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Fazio, Tom & George

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Original design by William F. Mitchell; renovated in 1996 by Karl Litten and Lorrie Viola.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Port St Lucie

Designer

Pete Dye
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Fazio, Tom

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Port St Lucie

Designer

Tom Fazio
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Port St Lucie
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Port St Lucie

Designer

Tom Fazio
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Fazio & Nicklaus

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Originally designed by uncle/nephew team of George and Tom Fazio (1981); later improvements by Jack Nicklaus (mid-1990s and 2014).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Litten, Karl

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Karl Litten
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Fazio, Tom

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Original design by uncle/nephew team of George & Tom Fazio. 2012 redesign by Tom Fazio II (Tom Fazio's nephew).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Palmer, Arnold

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Arnold Palmer Signature Course
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Tom Fazio
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
von Hagge, Robert

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
West Palm Beach
Litten & Sindelar

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Karl Litten and Joey Sindelar
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
West Palm Beach
Ross, Donald

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Private club

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Donald Ross
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Watts, Bill

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Bill Watts
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
West Palm Beach
Fazio, Jim

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

West Palm Beach

Designer

Jim Fazio

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Wilson & von Hagge

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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.
Visitors welcome
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
von Hagge & Floyd

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Visitors welcome

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Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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.
Rsrt guests only
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Floyd, Ray

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

Original design by Robert Trent Jones (1971). Major redesign by Ray Floyd (2006).
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Rsrt guests only
Miami / Ft Lauderdale
Floyd, Ray

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Miami / Ft Lauderdale

Designer

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

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