Go for the Golf
You’re free to tee off in public golf courses in and around Fort Myers. Whether golfing is your go-to pastime or if you’re a novice on the greens, these stand-alone courses are open and inviting to all. No need to be a resort guest to access these links — and no membership fee is required!
A friendly environment and affordable rates have made Eagle Ridge Golf Club popular among golfers. Take your swing at this 18-hole championship course on terrain that’s shaped by water features and framed by lush woodlands.
Bring your clubs to the Nicklaus-designed Old Corkscrew Golf Club integrated seamlessly with semitropical forests of cypress and pine trees. Holding an Audubon International Silver Signature Sanctuary certification, this 18-hole, par-72 championship course is one of the most sought-after public courses in the region.
Affordable and open for public play, Eastwood Golf Course is an award-winning 18-hole course with all the amenities. Practice your technique on the newly renovated driving range and back nine and learn from PGA golf instructors.
Estero’s Stoneybrook Golf Club has one of the longest golf courses in Southwest Florida, where wide fairways wind through preserves and past sparkling lakes. It’s one of the few in the country to be certified as “beginner friendly” while still appealing to all levels. Play a round, take a lesson or refine your skills in a golf boot camp.
Surrounded by lush subtropical landscapes, Shell Point Golf Club’s course is tucked within a private Fort Myers community and open to the public. Close to the Sanibel Causeway, this Audubon-certified, par-71 championship course was designed by Gordon Lewis — the mastermind behind 80-plus courses throughout Southwest Florida.
Take advantage of the extensive practice facilities or go for a full round of golf at Coral Oaks Golf Course in Cape Coral. Designed by architect Arthur Hill, Coral Oaks was built in a century-old oak hammock and features eight lakes on the par-72 course.
Situated along Estero Bay’s aquatic preserve, Saltleaf Golf Preserve’s 18 holes intertwine gracefully with nature. On 144 acres of protected terrain, this brand-new course has little developments and no formal bunkers. As a semi-private facility, nine holes are currently open with a new 18-hole public course scheduled to open later this year.
Tee off, unwind and enjoy nature during your favorite pastime in Fort Myers.