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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Special Deals

Brooksville Golf Package
Dates: January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
World Woods is now offering golf packages with our villas located 6 miles from World Woods Golf Club. Each villa has 2 or 3 bedrooms with 2 twin beds in each.
Price range: $152 - $326

Courses

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Course City Rates from
Forest Course at The Eagles Golf Club
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Odessa $25
Waterlefe Golf & River Club
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Bradenton $39
Pine Barrens Course at World Woods Golf Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $15
Pebble Creek Golf Club
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Tampa $12.95
Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club
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Tampa $14
Tributary Course at River Strand Golf and Country Club
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Bradenton $30
Links of Lake Bernadette
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Zephyrhills $15
Silverado Golf & Country Club
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Zephyrhills $15
Sanctuary Course at River Strand Golf and Country Club
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Bradenton $30
Brooksville Country Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $14
Clearwater Country Club
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Clearwater $12
Rolling Oaks Course at World Woods Golf Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $15
Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lutz $18
Seminole Lake Country Club
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Seminole $32
Estuary Course at River Strand Golf and Country Club
Tee Times
Bradenton $30
Club Renaissance
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Sun City Center $25
Lakes Course at The Eagles Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $25
Wentworth Golf Club
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Tarpon Springs $14.95
Oaks/Lakes at Sandpiper Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City Center $19
East Bay Golf Club
Tee Times
Largo $20
Oak Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Spring Hill $15
Dunedin Golf Club
Tee Times
Dunedin $21
Meadow Oaks Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Hudson $13.5
Palms/Oaks at Sandpiper Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City Center $19
Quail Hollow Golf Course
Tee Times
Wesley Chapel $15
The Groves Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Land O Lakes $15
Seven Hills Golfers Club
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Spring Hill $13.5
Riverside Club
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Ruskin $15
River Ridge Golf Club
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New Port Richey $12
Scotland Yards Golf Club
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Dade City $12
Summerfield Crossings Golf Club
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Riverview $13.8
Apollo Beach Golf Club
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Apollo Beach $20
Pinecrest Golf Course
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Largo $12.84 - $18.19
Plantation Palms Golf Club
Tee Times
Land O Lakes $35 - $45
Countryway Golf Club
Tee Times
Tampa $11.21
Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
San Antonio $18
Lakes/Palms at Sandpiper Golf Club
Tee Times
Sun City Center $19
Tarpon Springs Golf Course
Tee Times
Tarpon Springs $25 - $38
Quarry Golf Course
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Brooksville $6
South Course at Big Cypress Golf & Country Club
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Lakeland $12.5
Bay Course at Bay Palms Golf Complex
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Mac Dill AFB $26.5
North Course at Big Cypress Golf & Country Club
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Lakeland $14
Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club
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Largo $20
Ridge Manor Oaks Golf & Country Club
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Ridge Manor $19 - $22
Terra Ceia Bay Golf & Tennis Club
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Palmetto $11
North Course at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club
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Dade City $65
River Wilderness Golf & Country Club
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Parrish $60
Championship at Seven Springs Country Club
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New Port Richey $24 - $31
Sherman Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Brooksville $18
South Course at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Dade City $65
Zephyrhills Municipal Golf Course
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Zephyrhills $15 - $23
Babe Zaharias Golf Course
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Tampa $14 - $20
Dunes Golf Club
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Brooksville $15
Rocky Point Golf Course
Tee Times
Tampa $15 - $40
Lansbrook Golf Club
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Palm Harbor $15
Gator/Panther at Silver Dollar Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $15
Palmer Course at Saddlebrook Resort
Tee Times
Wesley Chapel $65
Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club
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Temple Terrace $21
Dunedin Stirling Links
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Dunedin $12
Panther/Bobcat at Silver Dollar Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $15
Silverthorn Country Club
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Brooksville $15.99
Tarpon Woods Golf Club
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Palm Harbor $16.99
Executive Course at Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
San Antonio $12
Northdale Golf & Tennis Club
Tee Times
Tampa $15
Saddlebrook Course at Saddlebrook Resort
Tee Times
Wesley Chapel $75
St. Petersburg Country Club
Tee Times
Saint Petersburg $30
Imperial Lakeswoods Golf Club
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Palmetto $15.98
Crescent Oaks Country Club
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Tarpon Springs $18
Cove Cay Country Club
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Clearwater $23
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club
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Clearwater $12.99
Diamond Hill Golf & Country Club
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Dover $20
Bloomingdale Golfers Club
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Valrico $15
Tides Golf Club
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Seminole $22.95 - $39.95
Challenger at Seven Springs Country Club
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New Port Richey $21 - $22
Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis Club
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Treasure Island $8
Bobcat/Gator at Silver Dollar Golf Club
Tee Times
Odessa $15
Largo Municipal Golf Course
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Largo $16.59 - $18.73
Terrace Hill Golf Club
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Tampa $10
The Claw at University of South Florida
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Tampa $13
Hernando Oaks Golf & Country Club
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Brooksville $16
Championship at Magnolia Valley Golf Club
Tee Times
New Port Richey $15 - $26
Lakes Course at Walden Lake Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Plant City $15
Timber Greens Country Club
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New Port Richey $26 - $40
Rogers Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Tampa $14.95 - $24.29
Blue/Red at Highland Lakes Golf Course Palm Harbor $10 - $15
Cypress Nine at Sugarmill Woods Country Club Homosassa $37
Buckhorn Springs Golf & Country Club Valrico $35 - $45
Meadows/Pines at Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club Tampa $85
Palm View Hills Golf Course Palmetto $9 - $24
Fairway Village Golf Course Largo $5 - $9
Huntington Hills Golf & Country Club Lakeland $35
Avila Golf & Country Club Tampa $50 - $90
North Course at East Lake Woodlands Golf & Country Club Oldsmar $49 - $79
Southern Woods Golf Club Homosassa $44
GlenLakes Country Club Weeki Wachee $59
Pine Nine at Sugarmill Woods Country Club Homosassa $37
Pine/Bayhead Golf Course at Countryside Country Club Clearwater $56
Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $150 - $250
White/Blue at Highland Lakes Golf Course Palm Harbor $10 - $15
Cypress/Challenge at Falcon Watch Golf Club Sun City Center $30 - $45
Cypress Run Golf Club Tarpon Springs $58
Southern Hills Plantation Brooksville $85
9-Hole at On Top of The World Golf Club Clearwater $20
Lutz Executive Golf Center Lutz $10
Westchase Golf Club Tampa $18 - $84
White Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $25
Lexington Oaks Golf Club Wesley Chapel $17.00 - $34.95
Spring Hill Golf & Country Club Spring Hill $30
Kings Point Golf Club Sun City Center $17 - $25
Golf Club at Cypress Creek Ruskin $75
Highlands at Timber Pines Spring Hill $33.5
Mainlands Golf Club Pinellas Park $13 - $35
Orange Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $25
Lakes at Timber Pines Spring Hill $33.5
Lake/Pine Golf Course at Countryside Country Club Clearwater $56
Highlands North Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $80 - $170
Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club Saint Petersburg $73
Cypress/Meadows at Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club Tampa $85
Gold Course at Betmar Acres Golf Club Zephyrhills $10
Summertree Golf Course New Port Richey $13
Fox Hollow Golf Club New Port Richey $27 - $79
Key Royale Club Holmes Beach $14
Feather Sound Country Club Clearwater $65
Cypress Links at Mangrove Bay Saint Petersburg $8.00 - $12.50
South Course at East Lake Woodlands Golf & Country Club Oldsmar $49 - $79
Scepter Golf Club Sun City Center $31 - $55
Southport Springs Golf Club Zephyrhills $22
White Course at Betmar Acres Golf Club Zephyrhills $10
TPC Tampa Bay Lutz $59 - $159
Palm Hill Country Club Largo $11
Twin Brooks Golf Course Saint Petersburg $11.50 - $16.00
Blue Course at Betmar Acres Golf Club Zephyrhills $10
Challenge/Sands at Falcon Watch Golf Club Sun City Center $30 - $45
Short Course at World Woods Golf Club Brooksville $20
Hills Course at Walden Lake Golf & Country Club Plant City $24 - $36
Islands Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $130 - $230
Quail Ridge Golf & Country Club Spring Hill $27
Landings Golf Club Clearwater $18 - $22
Golden Lakes Golf Course Plant City $15
Belleview Biltmore Golf Club Clearwater $25 - $60
Links Golf Club Hudson $38
West Course at Belleair Country Club Belleair N/A
Bayou Club Largo $88 - $125
Heritage Pines Country Club Hudson $32
Gulf Harbors Golf Course New Port Richey $17
Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club Tampa $66
Palms Course at Bay Palms Golf Complex
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Mac Dill AFB $31
Red/White at Highland Lakes Golf Course Palm Harbor $10 - $15
Airco Golf Course Clearwater $35
Mangrove Bay Golf Course Saint Petersburg $15.52 - $36.38
East Course at Belleair Country Club Belleair N/A
Cheval Golf & Country Club Lutz $65
Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club Tampa $67
Hills at Timber Pines Spring Hill $23
Blue Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $25
Rivard Golf & Country Club Brooksville $25
Highlands South Course at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club Palm Harbor $80 - $170
Bayhead/Lake Golf Course at Countryside Country Club Clearwater $56
Red Nine at Palmetto Pines Golf Course Parrish $25
18-Hole at On Top of The World Golf Club Clearwater $20
Caloosa Greens Golf Course Greater Sun Center N/A
Caloosa Golf & Country Club Sun City Center $50
Pasadena Yacht & Country Club Gulfport $70
Country Meadows Golf Course Plant City $10
Abbey Course At St. Leo University Saint Leo $13 - $20
Hunter's Green Country Club Tampa $68
Buffalo Creek Golf Course Palmetto $20 - $44
Pines/Cypress at Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club Tampa $85
Tripple S Golf Ranch Dade City $21
Grand Pines at Timber Pines Spring Hill $23
Freedom Fairways Sun City Center $23
Sands/Cypress at Falcon Watch Golf Club Sun City Center $30 - $45
Par-3 at Magnolia Valley Golf Club New Port Richey $10 - $15
River Hills Country Club Valrico $65
Lone Palm Golf Club Lakeland $68
Heritage Springs Country Club New Port Richey $43
Oak Nine at Sugarmill Woods Country Club Homosassa $37
Renaissance Vinoy Golf Resort Saint Petersburg $105 - $180
Old Memorial Golf Club Tampa $85
Bay Pointe Golf Course Seminole $20 - $23
Beacon Woods Golf Club Bayonet Point $15 - $34
Heather Golf & Country Club Weeki Wachee $10 - $15
High Point Golf Club Brooksville $15
Forest Hills Golf Course Holiday $12 - $24
Brookridge Golf & Country Club Brooksville $20
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