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Guest Article:
Take A Golf Vacation In Orlando This Winter
by Joseph L. Taylor

For many golfers in the northern part of the United States, getting a chance to hit some golf balls is just not possible. Fortunately taking a plane ride to Florida is not as expensive as going overseas, and there is nothing like going from frozen golf courses that are covered in snow to lush green fairways that are ready for the anxious hacker.

Orlando has a beautiful and state of the art airport that starts your trip towards the Central Florida area. Finding discounts on area golf courses is very possible, and not uncommon. Get on the internet and check out websites like golfnow.com and you will find many deals for the local golf links.

Disney World is located in Lake Buena Vista and they have their 18 holes courses and 9 hole walking course. You can visit and see what Disney has to offer with out even visiting one of the theme parks. This will give you a chance to check out the world famous amusement park in case you want to head there on one of your non-golfing days

For the cold weather golfer, any course will be fine, and when you put on your shorts and golf shoes, and get a chance to feel the refreshing sunshine, this will lift your spirits and make any round of golf a good one whether you shoot under par or many shots over. With so many courses and price options available to visiting golfer, you can understand why so many visitors head to the Orlando area for their winter vacations

You can get the current golf rates for many of the courses by going online or calling the pro shop ahead of time to see what tee times are available. Once you visit Florida in the Winter for the first time, you may find that you might just be going every year.

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Books about Golf Vacations in Florida

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Golf in Florida:: 1886-1950 (Images of Sports)

By Richard Moorhead

Brand: Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2009-03-09
Paperback (128 pages)

Golf in Florida:: 1886-1950 (Images of Sports)
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Florida has depended on tourism since the earliest days of American ownership. Entrepreneurs, scoundrels, and visionaries flocked to the Sunshine State to take advantage of the natural resources--land, water, climate, natural beauty, flora, and fauna--to implement their schemes and dreams. The majority of these schemes depended on convincing individuals from northern states to invest in their projects or to vacation in the state. One of the attractions was golf. Every Florida resort of note included a golf course, and golf became the major attraction for winter visitors and part-time residents. This book provides a brief history of golf in Florida, focuses on the men who designed the courses, and provides a guide to the resorts that catered to the game.

Florida's Best Golf Courses: A Guide to the Top-Ranked Courses You Can Play

By Ronnie Ramos

Andrews McMeel Pub
Paperback (186 pages)

Florida s Best Golf Courses: A Guide to the Top-Ranked Courses You Can Play
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Golf is the nation's fastest-growing sport, and Florida has more golf courses than any other state. Two million golfers visit Florida each year and most of them plan their vacation around the game. This book separates the great courses from the good ones, focusing on those open to everyone, and ranks the top 100 courses in the state.

The Southeast Florida Golf Guide

By Daniel Wexler

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (172 pages)

The Southeast Florida Golf Guide
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A part of MT III Golf Media's Black Book series of national and regional course guidebooks, The Southeast Florida Golf Guide profiles every golf course in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, from the ritziest private clubs to the smallest nine-hole par 3. Continuing the series’ tradition of providing accurate, detailed and candid assessments, its profiles range from 100-400 words and also include complete contact information, a course's current national/state ranking(s) and a unique five-star Collectability Rating - a course rating method entirely exclusive to the Guide. No other guidebook covers the region so candidly or comprehensively, or with so detailed an eye towards a course’s history and design evolution. Thus also something of a reference volume for historians and architectural aficionados, The Southeast Florida Golf Guide is an indispensable source of information for both visitors and local residents alike.

Golf Journal: Florida Bucket List Edition: Log Book for Tracking Game Stats, Weekly Yardages & Progress | Photograph of Golf Course in Florida Design

By Doodle Reboot

Independently published
Paperback (152 pages)

Golf Journal: Florida Bucket List Edition: Log Book for Tracking Game Stats, Weekly Yardages & Progress | Photograph of Golf Course in Florida Design
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Golf Journal: The Florida Bucket List Edition

Golf can be a fun and challenging sport and it's one that can be more enjoyable as our skills improve.

That's why tracking your weekly stats and yardages over the course of 12 weeks is an important part of skill improvement using muscle memory and will lead to less injuries and better scores.

Your Journal contains:

  • 12 weekly stat sheets and progress notes
  • 12 weekly yardage sheets
  • 30 games with 3 pages for each game with tables and lists to track everything from slope, course conditions and your personal performance on each hole
  • 6 special events or tournament sheets plus a page for notes on each event
  • 2 golf expenses tracking sheets
  • 2 pages for reflection on areas that need improvement
  • Track golf courses and tournaments (to watch or play in) on your bucket list
  • 1 page for your top ten golf memories

This comprehensive 152 page journal and log book also includes five tips for improving your game and the names, addresses and phone numbers of six bucket list worthy golf courses in Florida.

This softcover paperback journal is professionally perfect bound and is printed in black and white on 5" x 8" 60# quality white paper.

Discover how much your game improves when you consider all aspects of it and increase your enjoyment one hole and one bucket list item at a time.

This journal makes a great gift for beginner golfers and long time golfers who love to keep track of their stats. Great for Florida residents, Snowbirds and those who love playing golf when they travel.

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