Southwest Florida has and abundance of private and public golf courses to suit every golfer, whether they are simply visiting or seeking to move to the area. Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sanibel Island, Naples, Estero and Bonita Springs are included in this popular winter and summer vacation area.
Bonita Springs has 23 local golf courses and there are another 77 golf courses within 20 miles. The oldest course in the Bonita Springs area is the County Club of Naples which was designed by William H. Diddel, ASGCA and opened in 1966. The longest course is The Twin Eagles Club, which is 7,634 yards. Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club is rated the best course near Bonita Springs. Estero offers 8 golf courses with 5 private and 3 public. They range from championship quality private courses with membership waiting lists to short par 3’s.
With more people relocating to the Southwest Florida market for its quality of life and outdoor amenities, it is no surprise to see that sales within golfing communities have seen a sharp uptick this year. Between April 1 and July 31, 2020, there were 455 closed sales in golfing communities. That number increased 68% to 765 during the same period of time in 2021.
The Naples Area Board of Realtors offers the most comprehensive list of Golf Communities in the area for you to explore. If you are looking to buy a home in Southwest Florida, partner with one of Downing-Frye’s professional REALTORs® who understand the local market and can help you find the right community for your lifestyle.