Best of 2018: Florida

The best golf courses with public access you can play in the state according to your reviews.
The 5th hole at King and Bear Golf Course at World Golf Village

The yearly Golf Advisor state best-of lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our community throughout the year. We use our Golf Advisor Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's weighted subcategory averages. Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members. Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2018 to be eligible for this year's list.

Florida golf courses reviewed in 2018: 628
Reviews of Florida golf courses in 2018: 33,108

Top 30 golf courses in Florida based on golfer reviews

  1. Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
    Resort
    4.9423764706
    107

  2. Brooksville, Florida
    Resort
    4.3218117647
    872

  3. Orlando, Florida
    Public/Resort
    4.6143588235
    1426

  4. Port Charlotte, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.8070058824
    921

  5. Orlando, Florida
    Resort
    4.6391
    800

  6. Fort Meade, Florida
    Resort
    4.5358
    55

  7. Lake Buena Vista, Florida
    Resort
    4.1744764706
    222

    *Hotel stay required

  8. Fort Meade, Florida
    Resort
    4.8172058824
    43

  9. Naples, Florida
    Private
    2.4825764706
    38

    *Seasonal public access

  10. Fort Myers, Florida
    Private
    4.9490857143
    175

    *Closed to public Jan.-April

  11. Howey in the Hills, Florida
    Resort
    4.5127470588
    1256

  12. Destin, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.7338470588
    1148

  13. Palm Coast, Florida
    Resort/Private
    4.8382411765
    52

  14. Brooksville, Florida
    Resort
    4.0316117647
    727

  15. Fort Meade, Florida
    Resort
    4.6566352941
    48

  16. Brooksville, Florida
    Private
    4.1768058824
    111

  17. Hobe Sound, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.2179058824
    412

  18. Panama City Beach, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.6786
    28

    *Hotel stay required

  19. Destin, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.4210352941
    1055

  20. Naples, Florida
    Private
    4.6954235294
    527

  21. Ocala, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.6545235294
    839

  22. Winter Garden, Florida
    Public
    4.4697764706
    1491

  23. Lakeland, Florida
    Public
    4.5755764706
    890

  24. Fort Myers, Florida
    Private
    4.8826857143
    219

  25. Carrabelle, Florida
    Public/Resort
    3.0184705882
    215

  26. Miramar Beach, Florida
    Resort
    4.4906941176
    927

  27. Estero, Florida
    Private
    4.5929294118
    1320

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sad that of the top 30 courses listed on is in Southeast Florida, someone should come down and visit.

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