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Sunshine and Golf Year-Round at Marina Pointe

At Marina Pointe, golf enthusiasts of all skill levels can practice their “A” game year-round thanks to the multitude of award-winning courses in the Tampa Bay area, Florida’s sunny disposition, and our in-house HD Golf Simulator. 

To help you choose where your next game should take place, we’ve listed some of the Tampa area’s most scenic courses below.  


Best Tampa Bay Area Golf Courses  
Innisbrook Resort

 Palm Harbor, Florida (31 miles)  

    • Home to four renowned courses —The Copperhead Course (home of the Valspar Championship), The Island Course, The North Course and The South Course 
    • Designed by Larry Packard   
Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club

Dade City, Florida (43 miles)  

    • Two 18-hole tracks (North and South courses)  
    • Site for PGA Qualifying and University of South Florida tournaments 
    • South Course includes rolling hills and the largest natural elevation change in Florida with a 94-foot drop on the 11th hole 
    • Designed by Tom Lehman and Kurt Sandness 
Mangrove Bay Golf Courses

St. Petersburg, Florida (11 miles)  

    • 18-hole, par-72 championship course  
    • Located on 180 beautiful acres 
    • Features a driving range, practice areas, golf pro shop, and a snack bar 
    • Mangrove Bay was named one of the Top 100 Most Women Friendly Golf Courses by Golf for Women magazine 
Saddlebrook Resort

Wesley Chapel, Florida (33 miles) 

    • Home of the 18-hole, par-71 Palmer Course and the 18-hole, par-70 Saddlebrook Course  
    • Designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer 
    • Fairways are contoured to mirror New England style golfing   
Southern Hills Plantation Golf Club

Brooksville, Florida (58 miles)  

    • Private 18-hole course  
    • Stunning 20-mile views 
    • Classic Southern resort-style Golf Clubhouse 
    • Designed by Pete Dye 
St. Petersburg Country Club

St. Petersburg, Florida (19 miles)  

    • With a year-round golf membership, you get unlimited golf with no greens fees and access to all other facilities including tennis, swimming and clubhouse privileges  
    • 18-hole, par-72 championship course
    • Absence of parallel fairways allows for fast play and solitude
    • Designed by Herbert Strong
    • The only true private equity owned club in South Pinellas County 
Streamsong Resort

Bowling Green, Florida (66 miles)  

    • Home to three 18-hole courses (red, blue and black) ranked in the top 100 courses in the world 
    • Designed by world-renowned architects Tom Doak (Blue), Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (Red), and Gil Hanse (Black 
TPC Tampa Bay

Lutz, Florida (27 miles)  

    • Named one of the top 5 courses in Florida by Florida Golf Magazine
    • Home of 21 consecutive Champions Tour Events
    • Surrounded by natural wetlands and lagoons 
    • Designed by Bobby Weed   
Twin Brooks Golf Course

St. Petersburg, Florida (18 miles)  

    • Public  
    • 9-hole, par-3 golf course and driving range  
    • Three additional practice holes and a practice area 
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club 

St. Petersburg, Florida (16 miles)  

    • Open to hotel guests or members 
    • 18-hole, par-71 layout 
    • Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary encompassed by pine, live oaks, and palms   
    • Designed by Ron Garl   


If you’re not in the mood to leave the comforts of Marina Pointe, venture down to our Social Room for a high-definition game of golf. Our HD Golf Simulator provides an incredibly lifelike indoor experience with pinpoint precision and a wide selection of championship courses.  

“I’ve played most of these championship courses in real life, and both the realism and accuracy are amazing. It’s like being there,” 

Fred Couples, World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee, 13X PGA Champions Tour Winner. 

Marina Pointe prides itself on providing residents with a life of ease, from the endless amenities on-site to the prime location, just minutes from Downtown Tampa and the beaches of St. Petersburg. When you become a resident, your golf game will thank you.  

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