A Golf Guide to Fort Myers

Color the Fort Myers area in shades of green and blue. Near-constant azure skies mean you can hit the greens daily all year round. With legends like hall-of-famers Patty Berg and Gene Sarazen in the local history books, this Southwest Florida region has built a robust reputation through the decades as a golfer’s haven, with more courses than you could ever hope to play in a single trip. More recently, Fort Myers has aced its game with new elite experiences that add high-tech and celebrity power to the green-and-blue foundation.

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This guide explores these experiences, traditional golf links and the best ways to tour what’s superlative off the course — from the area’s famed beaches to its seafood-tastic dining scene. So grab your clubs and get in the swing of things here in the land of play outside.


More than 90 golf courses carpet the Fort Myers area with lush, rolling greens that not only challenge golfers of every level but also provide sanctuary for the soul as well as abundant varieties of birds and other wildlife. For more than 100 years, public courses have catered to residents and visitors, joined more recently by private club and resort courses designed by big-name golf course architects.


If you’re looking for more, know that Fort Myers can take your game a step beyond the traditional 18 holes at the local course. Elite experiences turn your golf outing into pure entertainment and social engagement — whether for the family or a group of friends.


Come for the golf, stay longer to explore one of the country’s top coastal destinations. Make sure to build in some time in and around Fort Myers to take your vacation off-course and on-point, experiencing all the beaches, natural wonders, and water sports the region is known for.

  • Beach time
  • Downtown River District, Fort Myers
  • Boca Grande and beyond
  • Just add water