About MiamiThere's so much to see and do in Miami -- South Beach, the Miami Heat and Dolphins -- that golf tends to take a back seat. Still, the game is a big part of life in southeast Florida. If you aren't living in a gated golf community, chances are you want to be. Donald Trump has spent millions to revitalize Trump National Doral Miami, both the resort and its famed Blue Monster, recently redone by Gil Hanse. The four other golf courses at Doral are strong, as is Crandon Golf Key Biscayne, which offers nice views of the skyline. Donald Ross designed the classic Biltmore in Coral Gables. The food at Shula's Steakhouse in the clubhouse is better than the golf on the Senator Course at the Shula's Golf Club, but combined they make for a good day in Miami Lakes.
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The classic 1925 Donald Ross-designed golf course at the Biltmore is a template for an era of the traditional game. It was the Roaring '20s when Ross came to this site in Coral Gables, Florida, and the "Sunshine State" was just coming of age as a tourism destination. Many say it was either boom or bust. The Biltmore, one of America's greatest old-time resorts, was definitely boom.
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The Biltmore Miami, Trump National Doral Miami and The Breakers Palm Beach are a powerful trio in South Florida
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The real estate in south Florida between Palm Beach and Miami is called the "Gold Coast." Of course, it could also be called the "Golf Coast" for all the superlative courses that it harbors. For those golfers searching for a 24-karat, stay-and-play golf resort, the Gold Coast can certainly provide that mettle. Five stay-and-play venues -- diverse courses, from Trump National Doral Miami to Shula's Hotel & Golf Club -- in particular shine on this coast all year around
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It's no secret that golf in Miami can be expensive. But there is affordable golf, very affordable, if you know where to look. One place to start would be with Miami's municipals, of which there are four 18-hole courses and a couple of pretty good short courses. The jewel of the lot is Crandon Park at Key Biscayne, just a few minutes from downtown Miami. Here is a look at the Miami munis.
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The Blue Monster is back. Now owned and operated by Donald Trump, the star attraction at the entirely revamped Trump National Doral Miami reopened in February 2014. Many Golf Channel personalities had the chance to experience Trump's new addition to luxury golf course development, and they rated the Blue Monster on GolfAdvisor. Here's what they thought.
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There's no shortage of golf courses in south Florida, of course, but what if you're in the heart of Miami and don't feel like driving up to Fort Lauderdale, the Palm Beaches or Jupiter? Miami proper is actually a pretty small area, so there aren't as many public golf offerings in the immediate vicinity as one might think. But there are some quality courses that should be on your short list.
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