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Fort Myers Golf Communities – The Ultimate Guide

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Are you looking for the best Fort Myers Golf Community? Check this list which contains most of them in alphabetical order!

Colonial Country Club239-768-9421

9181 Independence Way, Fort Myers

Location: East of I-75, 13 miles to Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: According to point2homes.com “Colonial Country Club is an area in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida with a population of 25,497. There are 12,630 male residents living in Colonial Country Club and 12,867 female residents. The total number of households is 8,959 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 49 with 13,052 people being married and 9,311 being single.

The employment numbers: 85.50% white collar employees and 14.50% blue collar employees in Colonial Country Club.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf-Course: 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Gordon Lewis,

Club: Colonial Country Club is a full-service club

Fitness Facilities: 

  • a nature trail and boardwalk,
  •  tennis, 
  • pickleball, 
  •  bocce courts,
  •  full-service tennis pro shop
  • ,fitness center 
  •  resort-quality swimming pool and jacuzzi  with a large deck area for sunning and lounging
  • Spa 

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$250,000 – 650,000

Cross Creek – (239) 768-1166 – A Fort Myers Golf Community

13050 Cross Creek Blvd., Fort Myers

Location: near the Bell Tower Shops in central Fort Myers Florida, 8.7 miles to Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: “Cross Creek is a mature condominium community. Within a 260+ acre tract you will find two and three story buildings, attached villas, and single family homes occupied by residents with wide-ranging backgrounds who still live, or previously did, in many of our northern states.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf-Course: The 18-hole “Cross Creek” course at the Cross Creek Golf & Country Club facility in Fort Myers is a semi-private Arthur Hillsdesigned golf course and was recently renovated.

Club: restaurant, golf leagues, and social events, Cross Creek has golfing reciprocity with more than 40 Southwest Florida courses

Fitness Facilities:  

  • a swimming pool, 
  • hot tub,
  •  Bocce,
  •  tennis, 
  • fitness center

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$215,000 – 380,000

Crown Colony Golf & Country Club – 239-590-9044

  8851 Crown Colony Blvd., Fort Myers

Location: West of 41, 15 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: community size – 403 acres

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: 18-hole golf course that has been designed by Ron Garl. 

Club: restaurants,s and social rooms with card games and other activities.

Fitness Facilities: none

Weddings available: yes up to 175 guests

Current Home Prices: US$500,000 – 950,000

Eagle Ridge – 239-768-1888

14589 Eagle Ridge Drive, Fort Myers

Location: West of I-75, 9.7 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: community size – 400 acres

Gated Community: No

Golf Course: 18-hole golf course that has been designed by Gordon Lewis and is open to the public. 

Club: restaurant, leagues

Fitness Facilities: none

Weddings available: no

Current Home Prices: US$260.000 – 800.000

Fiddlesticks Country Club – 239-768-1111

15391 Canongate Drive, Fort Myers

Location: West of I-75, 8.5 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: Fiddlesticks is a low-density community with private, estate-sized lots, condos, townhomes, and single-family residences

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: two golf courses, a 7,077-yard, par 72 course and a 6,645-yard course. “The Loch Ness just underwent a complete renovation of fairways, tees, greens, bunkers and irrigation and opened on January 16, 2019. The course includes several newly created lakes and inlets, hence its new name the Loch Ness.”

Club: restaurant 

Fitness Facilities

  • resort style pool and cabana, 
  • year-round tennis programs,
  •  state of the art fitness facility
  • Pickleball

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$250,000 – 650,000

The Forest Country Club – 239-482-8378

6100 Club Blvd. S.W., Fort Myers

Location: West of 41, 10 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: “The Forest Country Club was established in 1979 and its members became owners and operators in 1990. There are 13 subdivisions within The Forest Country Club with some additional single family homes that are not part of any subdivision. The Forest Country Club residents can choose between a variety of home options including beautiful single family homes, luxury condominiums, and oversized distinctive villas.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: The Forest is home to two Award Winning walkable courses. The “Par 72 Bobcat Course is surrounded by lakes, preservation areas, beautiful oaks, and cypress trees, as well as big, gorgeous greens and lush fairways. The famed Bear Course has been the host to over 5 United States Golf Association events, including U.S. Open Qualifier. It has also hosted over 16 Florida State Golf Association events, including the Florida Match Play Championship. Ranked by GOLFWEEK Magazine as one of Florida’s Top 25 Most Distinctive Courses, The Bear provides the ultimate golfing challenge.”

Club: private club, restaurant with grill room

Fitness Facilities

  • tennis,
  • state of the art fitness facility
  • Pickleball
  • Bocce

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$300,000 – 600,000

Gateway Golf – 239-561-1036 – A Fort Myers Golf Community

11360 Championship Drive, Fort Myers

Location: East of I-75, 10 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: “The Club at Gateway is located within a Southwest Florida 3,000 acre, master-planned community. Gateway offers a superior location with a superb mix of residential, educational, business, and recreational opportunities. With 800 acres of commercial property and more than 50 businesses located in the community, including Sony, Gartner, Comcast, Baader, and Ford Motor Credit, Gateway is indeed Lee County’s premier community in which to live, work, play and raise a family.”

Gated Community: No

Golf Course: A 18-hole course designed by Tom Fazio. “The golf course opened for play in 1989 and was immediately added to Golf Digest’s list of Top 100 Courses. The recognition Gateway garnered from Golf Digest’s Top 100 list earned the course the privilege of hosting the 1990 and ’91 Ben Hogan Tour’s Gateway Open. The Club has also hosted numerous USGA qualifiers and PGA chapter and section events, including the 2008 Callaway Golf State Pro-Assistant event, which was previously hosted by the well-known TPC @ Sawgrass.”

Club: private club, restaurant, access to over 200 Private Clubs throughout the United States, Canada, and Scotland anytime of the year.

Fitness Facilities

  • yoga
  • state of the art fitness facility
  • Fitness Classes
  • pool
  • tennis

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$500,000 – 900,000

Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club – 239-433-5111

14500 Vista River Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908, United States

Location: West of 41, on the shores of the Caloosahatchee River only 4.5 nautical miles from the Gulf of Mexico and just 10 minutes from Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island., 17 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport, 

Neighborhood stats: “Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club is located in the 1,600 home community, which is also the home of a magnificent 186 slip deep water yacht basin and Marina. Within the Gulf Harbour gates, there are 22 unique neighborhoods that total over 1,600 residences that include condominiums, townhouses and single family homes from $150,000 to over $7 million.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: 18-hole private championship golf course newly renovated.

Club: A private member-owned country club with three restaurants and interesting social life for golfers. 

  • Club Sanctioned activities (i.e. MGA & LGA)
  • Weekly golf groups
  • Ladies’ Nine Hole League
  • Sunday Couples golf
  • Holiday Social Events (i.e. Ghouls & Goblins Scramble, 4th of July Scramble)

Fitness Facilities

  • state of the art fitness facility
  • Day Spa
  • tennis

Weddings available: check with club

Current Home Prices: US$850,000 – 4,000.000

Heritage Palms Golf and Country Club – 239-278-9090

10420 Washingtonia Palm Way, Fort Myers, FL 33966

Location: West of I-75, 12 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport, 

Neighborhood stats: “Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club is a gated and bundled golf community (with currently 1,662 residents)where membership and golf privileges are included with every home purchase.  Our Community is laid out on over 800 acres featuring two immaculate 18-hole golf courses designed by Azinger & Lewis.  Acres of freshwater lakes, lush fairways, and nature preserves surround our homes and facilities.  Within this gated community, there are 40 neighborhood associations including Luxury Twin Villas, 2- story Verandas, 4-story Terrace Condominiums, Single-Family Homes and Single-Family Estate Homes.  Since all owners are also members, there is an immediate intrinsic sense of camaraderie.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: Heritage Palms is an Azinger/Lewis Designed layout that features 36 holes of championship golf.

Club: Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club is a Member- owned gated community. The goal is to provide extraordinary golf and amenity experience in a safe environment at a reasonable cost.

Fitness Facilities

  • Fitness facility
  • Pool with bar area
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball
  • Massages

Weddings available: Yes

Current Home Prices: US$200,000 – 950.000

Legends Golf & Country Club – 239-561-8740

8600 Legends Blvd., Fort Myers

Location: West of I-75, 8.6 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: “Legends Golf And Country Club is a neighborhood in Fort Myers, Florida. Legends Golf And Country Club mostly features midsize homes that are competitively priced. This is a well-established community that dates back to 1999, and construction was completed around 2005.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: “Legends is a Joe Lee designed architectural masterpiece, where golfers can easily calculate the strategy to the hole.  It was renovated by Kipp Schulties in 2010 with TifEagle Greens, Tifgrande Surrounds and Celebration Tees, Fairways and Roughs.”

Club: private country club with restaurant and cafe

Fitness Facilities

  • pool with aquatic program
  •  tennis courts,
  •  fitness facility

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$300,000 

Lexington Country Club – 239-437-0404 – A Fort Myers Golf Community

16257 Willowcrest Way, Fort Myers

Location: West of 41, 16 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: Lexington Country Club is a neighborhood in Fort Myers, Florida. Lexington Golf And Country Club is a community comprising 1,479 residences. It is divided into a Golf Village and a Lake Village and is renowned for combining an active lifestyle with quiet relaxation in a tropical setting. Housing options include villas, condos, carriage and single-family homes.

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: “The original course designed and completed by Gordon Lewis in 1995 and re-designed in April of 2017 by Kipp Schulties. 

“Features include: generous fairways, large greens, plenty of risk/reward opportunities, strategic bunkers, and numerous water hazards. There are great visual looks of rock walls and landscaping to enhance the Golf Experience. Six Tee box choices, with descending yardages from the “Tips” of over 7,000 yards, allow players of all skill levels to score well and enjoy themselves.”

Club: Very interesting social life available. “The Island Club, with an outdoor Tiki Bar, Fitness Center, pool and jacuzzi, Computer Center, Library, meeting rooms and a beautiful sandy beach, accommodates the many informal social events and numerous activities.

Activities including crafts, painting, exercise classes, card games, mah jongg, quilting and more, are all designed to accommodate the many requests by our residents. Lexington also offers club activities such as boating, fishing, veterans, bocce, bridge, bicycling and many more.”

Fitness Facilities

  • 12 lighted hydro-grid tennis courts,
  •  6 heated swimming pools (consisting of 2 large heated community pools and several neighborhood pools), 
  • a Fitness Center 
  • 3 bocce courts.

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$300., – 900,000

The Plantation Golf and Country Club Fort Myers – 239-561-8650

10500 Dartington Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913,

Location: East of I-75, 7 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: “The Plantation is an upscale gated community offering both golf in the Somerset enclave and a non-golfing environment in the Bridgetown enclave.  Collectively, both communities will consist of 1,100 homes including estate homes, single-family homes, carriage homes, and villa homes.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: 18 holes of award winning golf designed by the partnership of Dr. Michael Hurdzan, ASGCA, and Dana Fry.

Club: Golf Club Members can enjoy year-round access to all Hampton Golf facilities for a special reciprocal rate. Restaurants available.

Fitness Facilities: none

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$400,000 – 1,000,000

Pelican Preserve Golf Club Fort Myers – 239-985-1707

9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33913

Location: East of I-75, 11 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats: Pelican Preserve is a special type of a Fort Myers Golf Community. the reason is that this golf club is part of a 55 plus community setting. “All owners within Pelican Preserve are required to be members of Plaza Del Sol/Town Center and pay the fees and charges levied pursuant to the Town Center Declaration for use of the Town Center amenities and facilities. The golf course, golf facilities and golf clubhouse are part of The Club at Pelican Preserve which is not associated with Plaza Del Sol/Town Center. Purchase of a membership in The Club at Pelican Preserve by application and payment of the applicable membership fee is required for use of The Club at Pelican Preserve golf amenities.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: Pelican Preserve’s 27 holes of championship golf offer pristine greens and natural preserve surroundings.

Club:Very unique club with under the stars at the outdoor amphitheater, to awaken your creative talents in the arts and crafts studio, to a movie in the private theatre.”

The Town Center’s indoor activities offer dining at Destinations Restaurant, a ceramics and art studio, hobby shop, library, computer room, card room and billiard room.

Fitness Facilities: (only for members that have Plaza del Sol membership with their golf membership)

  • Fitness, 
  • wellness 
  • Spa
  •  Pool 
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball

Weddings available: yes

Current Home Prices: US$300,000 – 800,000

Olde Hickory Golf & Country Club Fort Myers – 239-768-2400

14670 Old Hickory Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33912,

Location: West of I-75, 8,5 miles to  Florida Southwest International Airport

Neighborhood stats:Olde Hickory Golf and Country Club is one of Fort Myers’ best values in bundled golf. This gated community comprises just 561 homes and includes golf membership in the purchase of a residence. By comparison, many bundled clubs in Fort Myers have approximately 800 members per 18 holes.”

Gated Community: Yes

Golf Course: 18 hole golf course was designed by Ron Garl.

Club: Club has many reciprocal clubs in Southwest Florida. “Olde Hickory Golf and Country Club offers optional membership in the Men’s and Women’s Golf Associations for all members and renters to join. Through membership in these Men’s and Women’s Golf Associations, Olde Hickory members and renters have another opportunity to play golf on this premier Fort Myers 18-hole golf course.” Dining in newly renovated restaurant.

Fitness Facilities:

  • Aerobics
  • Fitness
  • Spa
  •  Pool 
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball
  • Cornhole

Weddings available: check with club

Current Home Prices: US$200,000 – 500,000

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