Destination Guide

Destination: Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg

To an outsider looking in, the Tampa Bay area has it all. The enormous, sugar-white beaches of St. Petersburg/Clearwater are some of the best in the world. The peaceful, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay are a veritable maritime playground.

It's also a favorite host city for the Super Bowl.

Now, if this swashbuckling chunk of coastline along Florida's Gulf coast could only establish itself as a "golf" coast, we'd have to consider the Tampa Bay area as one of the premier destinations in the U.S.

It really shouldn't be a hard sell.

Tampa Bay is home to an intriguing collection of first-class resort golf courses, upscale daily-fee and semiprivate tracks and a heaping helping of affordable public access facilities sure to appeal to any skill level and income bracket.

Copperhead, the flagship course of the wildly popular Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, remains one of the Bay area's best. North of the city and just a chip shot from Interstate-75, Saddlebrook Resort awaits with two Arnold Palmer-designed golf courses, luxury suites and one of the country's premier tennis facilities.

Busch Gardens has been Tampa's heavyweight attraction for amusement, but thanks to modern gem World Woods an hour north of the city, the title bout may not exactly be a knockout. This 36-hole Tom Fazio designed "core" golf panacea with its nine-hole short course and state-of-the-art practice center is deserving of its own mini-series.

A revitalized downtown and waterfront area that includes a multi-sport arena, a sea aquarium, museums, hotels and eateries holds the city's urban and civic fabric together. Local planners, government officials and citizen groups have also banned together to create a vision for the city reflecting its Hispanic and American heritage.

A series of residential/retail enclaves make Tampa one of the most unique mid-size cities in the South. Ybor City, former headquarters for the city's cigar-making business, is now home to a collection of bars, nightclubs and restaurants that pulses with activity and diversity nearly seven nights a week.

Come and you'll discover Tampa's greatest three assets: a jaw-dropping location along the tranquil blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, some of the world's best weather, and a bountiful supply of resort and daily fee golf courses.

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Courses

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Wentworth Golf Club
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Tarpon Springs $12
Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club
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Lutz $12
Summerfield Crossings Golf Club
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Riverview $12
Forest Course at The Eagles Golf Club
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Odessa $17
TPC Tampa Bay
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Lutz $55
Palmer Course at Saddlebrook Resort
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Wesley Chapel $27
Links of Lake Bernadette
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Zephyrhills $10
Rolling Oaks Course at World Woods Golf Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $14
North Course at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Dade City $27
Saddlebrook Course at Saddlebrook Resort
Tee Times
Wesley Chapel $15
Seminole Lake Country Club
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Seminole $22
Lakes Course at The Eagles Golf Club
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Odessa $12
Crescent Oaks Country Club
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Tarpon Springs $12
Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club
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Tampa $13
Pine Barrens Course at World Woods Golf Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $17
Brooksville Country Club
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Brooksville $12
Waterlefe Golf & River Club
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Bradenton $15
Clearwater Country Club
Tee Times
Clearwater $15
Panther/Bobcat at Silver Dollar Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $12
Apollo Beach Golf Club
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Apollo Beach $12
Sanctuary Course at River Strand Golf and Country Club Bradenton $40
Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis Club
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Treasure Island $12
Estuary Course at River Strand Golf and Country Club Bradenton $40
River Ridge Golf Club
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New Port Richey $6.35
Oak Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Spring Hill $12
Tarpon Springs Golf Course Tarpon Springs $25 - $38
Seven Hills Golfers Club
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Spring Hill $12
Lakes Course at Walden Lake Golf & Country Club Plant City $25 - $39
Huntington Hills Golf & Country Club
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Lakeland $13
North Course at Big Cypress Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lakeland $19
Tarpon Woods Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Harbor $18.99
Freedom Fairways
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Sun City Center $15
Terrace Hill Golf Club
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Tampa $8
Executive Course at Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club
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San Antonio $10
Lakes/Palms at Sandpiper Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City Center $15.89
Dunedin Stirling Links
Tee Times
Dunedin $10
Club Renaissance
Tee Times
Sun City Center $20.95
Palms/Oaks at Sandpiper Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City Center $15.89
Bobcat/Gator at Silver Dollar Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $12
Rocky Point Golf Course Tampa $14.95 - $26.17
Challenger at Seven Springs Country Club
Tee Times
New Port Richey $22
Scepter Golf Club
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Sun City Center $22
The Groves Golf & Country Club Land O Lakes $27
Pebble Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Tampa $14.95
Terra Ceia Bay Golf & Tennis Club
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Palmetto $12
Timber Greens Country Club New Port Richey $26 - $40
Scotland Yards Golf Club
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Dade City $12
Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club
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Largo $17.95
Silverado Golf & Country Club
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Zephyrhills $12
Championship at Seven Springs Country Club
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New Port Richey $40
St. Petersburg Country Club
Tee Times
Saint Petersburg $31
South Course at Bay Palms Golf Complex Mac Dill AFB $31
Tributary Course at River Strand Golf and Country Club Bradenton $40
Riverside Club
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Ruskin $12
Buffalo Creek Golf Course
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Palmetto $12
Diamond Hill Golf & Country Club
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Dover $12
Gator/Panther at Silver Dollar Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $12
Quarry Golf Course Brooksville $13
Silverthorn Country Club
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Brooksville $12
Babe Zaharias Golf Course Tampa $13.08 - $23.36
Oaks/Lakes at Sandpiper Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City Center $15.89
The Claw at University of South Florida
Tee Times
Tampa $13
South Course at Big Cypress Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lakeland $21
Northdale Golf & Tennis Club
Tee Times
Tampa $12
Meadow Oaks Golf & Country Club
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Hudson $12
Bloomingdale Golfers Club
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Valrico $12
Countryway Golf Club
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Tampa $8
Westchase Golf Club
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Tampa $21
Southern Hills Plantation
Tee Times
Brooksville $49
Cove Cay Golf Club
Tee Times
Clearwater $14
Plantation Palms Golf Club
Tee Times
Land O Lakes $14.95
Hernando Oaks Golf & Country Club
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Brooksville $12
Abbey Course At St. Leo University
Tee Times
Saint Leo $12
Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
San Antonio $20
Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Temple Terrace $12
Quail Hollow Golf Course
Tee Times
Wesley Chapel $12
Rogers Park Golf Course Tampa $14.95 - $23.36
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club
Tee Times
Clearwater $12
Sherman Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $12
South Course at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Dade City $30
Lansbrook Golf Club
Tee Times
Palm Harbor $12
Moccasin Wallow Golf Club
Tee Times
Palmetto $21
Heather Golf & Country Club Weeki Wachee $10 - $15
Blue Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $22
Cypress Run Golf Club Tarpon Springs $58
Quail Ridge Golf & Country Club Spring Hill $27
Grand Pines at Timber Pines Spring Hill $17 - $42
Pinecrest Golf Course Largo $12.84 - $18.19
Pasadena Yacht & Country Club Gulfport $40 - $70
Pines/Cypress at Carrollwood Country Club Tampa $85
Tripple S Golf Ranch Dade City $21
Hunter's Green Country Club Tampa $68
High Point Golf Club Brooksville $15
GlenLakes Country Club Weeki Wachee $50
Country Meadows Golf Course Plant City $10
Mangrove Bay Golf Course Saint Petersburg $15.52 - $36.38
Zephyrhills Municipal Golf Course Zephyrhills $15 - $23
White Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $22
Caloosa Golf & Country Club Sun City Center $50
Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club Tampa $66
Ridge Manor Oaks Golf & Country Club Ridge Manor $19 - $22
Gold Course at Betmar Acres Golf Club Zephyrhills $10
Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $150 - $250
River Hills Country Club Valrico $65
Cypress Links at Mangrove Bay Saint Petersburg $8.00 - $12.50
Largo Municipal Golf Course Largo $16.59 - $18.73
East Bay Golf Club Largo $26 - $44
Cypress/Meadows at Carrollwood Country Club Tampa $85
Hills at Timber Pines Spring Hill $20 - $35
Southport Springs Golf Club Zephyrhills $22
Short Course at World Woods Golf Club Brooksville $20
Belleview Biltmore Golf Club Belleair $25 - $65
Bayhead/Lake Golf Course at Countryside Country Club Clearwater $56
Kings Point Golf Club Sun City Center $17 - $25
Red/White at Highland Lakes Golf Course Palm Harbor $10 - $15
Avila Golf & Country Club Tampa $50 - $90
Lutz Executive Golf Center Lutz $10
Lone Palm Golf Club Lakeland $68
Highlands South Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $80 - $170
Cheval Golf and Athletic Club Lutz $65
Mainlands Golf Club Pinellas Park $13 - $35
Landings Golf Club
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Clearwater $18 - $22
East Course at Belleair Country Club Belleair $125
Feather Sound Country Club Clearwater $65
North Course at Bay Palms Golf Complex Mac Dill AFB $31
Summertree Golf Course New Port Richey $13
North Course at East Lake Woodlands Golf & Country Club Oldsmar $49 - $79
18-Hole at On Top of The World Golf Club Clearwater $20
Blue Course at Betmar Acres Golf Club Zephyrhills $10
Highlands at Timber Pines Spring Hill N/A
South Course at East Lake Woodlands Golf & Country Club Oldsmar $49 - $79
Brookridge Golf & Country Club Brooksville $20
Lakes at Timber Pines Spring Hill $20 - $35
9-Hole at On Top of The World Golf Club Clearwater $20
Orange Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $22
Golf Club at Cypress Creek Ruskin $25 - $45
Buckhorn Springs Golf & Country Club Valrico $35 - $45
Palm Hill Country Club Largo $12
Pine Nine at Sugarmill Woods Country Club Homosassa $37
Links Golf Club Hudson $38
Blue/Red at Highland Lakes Golf Course Palm Harbor $10 - $15
Fairway Village Golf Course Largo $5 - $9
River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Parrish $60
Fox Hollow Golf Club Trinity $24.95 - $39.95
Beacon Woods Golf Club Bayonet Point $15 - $34
Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club Tampa $67
Twin Brooks Golf Course Saint Petersburg $11.50 - $16.00
Key Royale Club Holmes Beach $14
Rivard Golf & Country Club Brooksville $25
Forest Hills Golf Course Holiday $10
Bayou Club Largo $88 - $125
Meadows/Pines at Carrollwood Country Club Tampa $85
Cypress Nine at Sugarmill Woods Country Club Homosassa $37
Heritage Springs Country Club Trinity $40 - $45
Pine/Bayhead Golf Course at Countryside Country Club Clearwater $56
Palm View Hills Golf Course Palmetto $9 - $24
Highlands North Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $80 - $170
Hills Course at Walden Lake Golf & Country Club Plant City $24 - $36
Renaissance Vinoy Golf Resort Saint Petersburg $105 - $180
Lexington Oaks Golf Club Wesley Chapel $17.00 - $34.95
Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club Saint Petersburg $73
Dunedin Golf Club Dunedin $24.99 - $50.00
Travelers Rest RV Resort & Golf Course Dade City $6 - $12
Islands Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $130 - $230
Heritage Pines Country Club Hudson $32
White/Blue at Highland Lakes Golf Course Palm Harbor $10 - $15
Oak Nine at Sugarmill Woods Country Club Homosassa $37
Golden Lakes Golf Course Plant City $15
Southern Woods Golf Club Homosassa $44
Lake/Pine Golf Course at Countryside Country Club Clearwater $56
West Course at Belleair Country Club Belleair $125
Red Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $22
Old Memorial Golf Club Tampa $85
Tides Golf Club Seminole $22.95 - $39.95
White Course at Betmar Acres Golf Club Zephyrhills $10
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