Marco Island and the surrounding area are home to Florida’s best and most beautiful golf courses. This area of the country is a golfer’s dream. There are ample public and private courses and warm weather all year round, and there are even championship courses a short drive away. Whether you are a local or staying in a vacation rental, here are some of the best Marco Island Golf Courses to check out while in the area.
Eagles Lake Golf Club is convenient to Marco Island and Naples, just a few minutes down the road. It is a beautiful course where golfers commonly see local wildlife, including alligators and bald eagles. The Club was established in 2005 and features a par 72 championship course. It also has a complete practice facility, bar, and restaurant so that you can enjoy an entire day at the course. The course is beautifully nestled around 21 lakes and can accommodate both skilled and casual golfers.
Hibiscus Golf Club hosts one of the few public practice facilities in the area. It is very accommodating for casual golfers, featuring wide fairways and a mix of challenging and friendly holes. The course opened in 1969 and received a complete renovation in 2007. Adorned with numerous lakes and streams, no two holes are the same.
Fiddler’s Creek offers a premier golf experience for golfers of all levels. The course was designed by Arthur Hills and incorporates the beauty of Southwest Florida’s natural landscape. The course features raised tea boxes, broad fairways, and open sawgrass marshes.
Another tremendous public course to check out is Arrowhead Golf Club, voted the best public golf course 2004-2010, 2012-2018, and 2020. Arrowhead also offers some of the most affordable golf cart rentals in the area.
Private Courses near Marco Island
Island Country Club offers the only 18-hole course on Marco Island. The private track is a challenging yet fair test for any golfer. Players enjoy the spacious greens surrounded by Florida white bunkers. The landscaping is a stunning collection of lush tropical flowers and foliage, which create a beautiful landscape on each hole.
Locals regard bay Colony Golf Club as one of the finest golf clubs in the area, perhaps the country. It is located in the Cocohatchee Strand Nature Preserve, which offers a breathtaking greenery landscape and rolling fairways. Bay Colony Golf Club has just 300 equity members and 45 social members, so each member is known by their name and receives highly personalized service.
Naples Grande golf course was designed by Hugh Hughes, a legendary designer of golf course water features. The unique water features around the course add a beautiful aesthetic as well as a pleasant sound. Membership includes personalized first-class service that has attracted local golfers for years.
Grey Oaks is an exclusive Naples country club that features a wealth of experiences for active adults. The club is home to three championship golf courses, a wellness center, and three dining venues. Members can also enjoy other activities such as tennis, pickleball, and swimming.
If you are looking for a shorter course, Hideaway Beach Club offers a private nine-hole executive golf course perfect for a quick afternoon round.
Other popular private courses in the area are Tiburon Golf Club, Lely Resort Golf and Country Club, and Vanderbilt Country Club.
If you are in the mood for a smaller game, Marco Island is also home to several mini-golf courses!
Whether you are a novice golfer or a pro, Marco Island and the surrounding area offer golf experiences for everyone.