|The terrain in the Ocala region is ideally suited to natural, pastoral golf with its undulating topography, and the area has a number of golf courses that stand out on a par with the best Florida golf courses. Golfers will enjoy the manyexcellent courses in the Ocala region including Ocala MunicipalGolf Course, Pine Oaks of Ocala Municipal Golf Course, Silver Springs Shores Golf and Country Club, and LaGree's delightful Royal Oaks Golf Course, all of which share the style of hole that flows over rolling hills and pastures.
In fact, golf's popularity is expected to grow in Ocala and its surrounds as some of the county's most beautiful andchallenging golf courses attract increasing numbers of avid golfers, who find the unique layouts not only a test of skills but also provide the inspiration that comes with beautiful and tranquil surroundings.
Ocala offers some of the very best golf courses and the Ocala Hilton, the best Golf Experiences. The hotel can arrange a golf weekend for you for any one of the Ocala golf courses.
Ocala Golf Club (Municipal Course) - Originally a Donald Ross design, 18-hole public course, with snack bar, driving range (day and night), and fully stocked pro shop. Par 72, 6367 yards.
Lake Diamond - 18-hole semi-private course, front nine, Carolina feel, wide tree-lined fairways, back nine south Florida feel, large bunkers, and beautiful Lake Diamond. Par 72, 6625 yards.
Stonecrest - Scottish links layout with elevation changes of 70 to 80 feet, undulating greens and 95 bunkers. Very playable and enjoyable. Full clubhouse available. Par 72, 6850 yards from back tees, 6250 middle, 5700 front, and 5200 seniors.
El Diablo ** - Championship 18-hole course designed by Jim Fazio. Designated America's Best New Golf Course by Golf Digest magazine.Hole 18 named by Golf Digest as Hell's Half Acre. Public course with driving range and putting green. Par 72, 7045 yards, five sets of tees. Challenging, yet fair.
Harbor Hills ** - Voted Lake Count's #1 Golf Course Community. Ranked in top 40 in Florida. Public course with driving range and putting green. Par 72, 6910 yards.
Rainbow Springs - Rolling hills with North Carolina feel. Public course with driving range and putting green. Par 72, 6800 yards.
Royal Oaks - Excellent course conditions. Eight miles from the Ocala Hilton. Dining facilities. Semi-private course with driving range and putting green. Par 72, 6735 yards.
Country Club at Silver Springs Shores - Beautiful lakes, well-groomed and outstanding greens. Public course with driving range and complete golf shop. Par 72, 7007 yards.
Pine Oaks - 27 holes (three distinct nine-hole designs). Driving range, free practice area, snack bar, and fully stocked pro shop. City-owned golf facility on northwest side of town (one mile off I-75).
Spruce Creek Preserve - Experience One of Nature's Finest, 18-hole championship golf course, complete practice area, fully stocked pro shop, PGA professional. Par 71, 6529 yards.
Spruce Creek Eagle Ridge - 18-hole championship golf course, driving range and putting green, fully stocked pro shop, PGA professional. Par 72, 6840 yards.
Ocala Palms - Unique and challenging layout with consistently some of the best greens in Marion County, several signature type holes. Par 72, 6502 yards.
For more information on area golf courses, go to ocalagolfcourses.com
** Limited availability at other exclusive private clubs in the local area.
** Surcharge may apply.