Top Florida Golf Destination
Ocala/Marion County Home of Championship Offerings
Ocala/Marion County, Florida offers an abundance of courses that can satisfy the most selective golfer’s needs. Whether you are coming to golf for the day or you are interested in a ‘stay and play’ package with one of our local accommodations, Ocala/Marion County, Florida is a perfect choice.
Already known for its championship golf, Ocala/Marion County’s own Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club will host the inaugural Coates Championship Tournament that opens the 2015 LPGA tour season January 28th through 31st. The course, designed by Ron Garl, is available year round to vacationers with a variety of stay and play packages that include golf, tennis, spa, fitness and equestrian activities.
Ocala/Marion County offers 31 diverse courses; including five private, six semi-private, and 20 public courses. They vary in price from $36 to $90 for a weekend round of 18 holes of play. One of the most popular area courses is the Candler Hills championship course. This 72-par masterpiece, expertly designed by Gordon Lewis, is open to the public and moderately priced, which makes it one of the most attractive courses to play. Juliette Falls Golf Course, ranked among the top in Florida and designed by John Sanford, offers 546 acres of beauty in Dunnellon located in western Ocala/Marion County.
For a perfectly packaged golf-centric experience, there are many lodging options that offer special ‘stay and play’ deals. For those looking for an inexpensive getaway, there are many hotels in the area that offer one night with one round of golf for under a hundred dollars.
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The Ocala/Marion County Visitors and Convention Bureau is the official branding, sales, and marketing organization for Marion County responsible for generating brand awareness, increasing travel to the area and booking sporting events, conventions and meetings. For more information, contact us here.