Golf in Oviedo

18-Hole Golf Outing with Cart, Range Balls, and Beer for Two or Four at Mayfair Country Club (Up to 47% Off)

Mayfair Country Club

Sanford

Course once played by Walter Hagen and Sam Snead earned Best Course to Play nod from Golf Digest for tricky yet rewarding layout

$82.50 $45

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One or Three 60-Minute Private Golf Lessons with Video Analysis at Golf Instruction Orlando (Up to 59% Off)

Golf Instruction Orlando

Azalea Park

Beginners and low handicappers alike improve golf games with help from an instructor who taught with three Golf Digest Top 50 instructors

$80 $39

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Half-Hour Full Swing or Putting Lesson with Half-Hour Practice Session at GolfEd (Up to 68% Off)

GolfEd

Waterford Lakes

Indoor studio uses video swing analysis and a practice green during lessons with experienced pros and practice sessions

$95 $39

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$45 for $150 Toward 90 Minute Golf Coaching Session — Black and Gold Golf Coaching

Black And Gold Golf Coaching

Winter Garden

Coaching session with an ultra-high-speed video for swing analysis to influence the shape of your ball flight.

$150 $45

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1, 2, or 4 Private Lessons or 1 Beginner Group Lesson for Four at Jim Cleary Golf Instruction (Up to 78% Off)

Jim Cleary Golf Instruction

Winter Garden

A working golf instructor since 1985, Master Teaching Professional Jim Cleary imparts score-shaving advice in private and group lessons

$85 $35

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$54 for Five One-Hour Golf Lessons at Kissimmee Bay Country Club ($99 Value)

Kissimmee Bay Country Club

Kissimmee Bay

In the course of five Saturdays, beginning golfers learn golf skills, rules, and etiquette and prepare to tackle the course’s 6,486 yards

$99 $54

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$90 for $180 Groupon — Dar Lowery Golf Academy

Dar Lowery Golf Academy

Sorrento Hills

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$180 $90

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18 Holes of Golf for One or Two with Cart, Range Balls, and Lunch at Harmony Golf Preserve (Up to 52% Off)

Harmony Golf Preserve

Harmony

Course on 260-acre wildlife preserve takes advantage of natural wetlands to add character and challenge

$86 $43

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18-Hole Round of Golf with Beverages for Two or Four at ChampionsGate Golf Club (Up to 36% Off)

ChampionsGate

ChampionsGate Golf Club

Two 18-hole layouts include a breezy, tree-lined course and a links-style gauntlet with a course rating among the highest in Florida

$231 $152

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Private Golf Lessons (Up to 46% Off)

Kings Ridge Golf Club

Kings Ridge

Practice your swing with professional instruction and video analysis

$130 $72

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$89 for One-Hour Swing Lesson with TrackMan Analysis at Transition Golf Academy ($185 Value)

Transition Golf Academy

Haines City

Instructors use data from Trackman ball-flight analysis to inform empirically based swing advice for swing improvement

$185 $89

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart for One or Two at Water Oak Country Club (Up to 50% Off)

Water Oak Country Club

Water Oaks Country Club Estates

Mossy oak trees surround an 18-hole course; deal grants golf-cart experience for one or two

$30 $16

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One or Two Private Golf Lessons and Driving-Range Practice Sessions at Eagle Ridge Golf Club (Up to 55% Off)

Eagle Ridge Golf Club

Belleview

Former golf director at Hofstra University conducts private lessons, teaching concepts golfers can then try out in practice driving sessions

$72 $35

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$85 for Four Group Golf Lessons from Joe Kowatch at The Grand Club ($320 Value)

Joe Kowatch at The Grand Club

Palm Coast

PGA pro and seasoned golf instructor Joe Kowatch helps students improve their game

$320 $85

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$80 for Six-Week Golf-Lesson Program at Mike Stevens On Target Golf Schools ($150 Value)

Mike Steven's On Target Golf School

Multiple Locations

Mike Stevens leads golf program designed to build reliable, reproducible swing in six one-hour sessions

$150 $80

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$26 for $75 Worth of Golf Lessons — MobileGolfFix.com Golf Academy

Mobilegolffix.com Golf Academy

Lutz

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$75 $26

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$22 for a Round of Golf with Cart Rental at Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club (Up to $45 Value)

Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club

St. Augustine

Large greens, mounds, bunkers, and water hazards shape relatively challenging 6,529-yard course

$45 $22

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Each day, golf carts trundle over wooden bridges, their wheels thwacking against each plank as they cross the myriad waterways that dot Alaqua Country Club's 18-hole layout. Designed by golf legend Gary Player, the 6,662-yard course is sculpted through tunnels of 55-foot trees and incorporates water hazards that come into play on 16 holes. One shining example is the par 3 hole 13 with an island green that tests golfers' iron play and ability to use those same clubs to fight off feral caddies that use flagsticks as swords. Surrounded by the Lower Wekiva Preserve State Park, the course enchants golfers with palms draped in billowing spanish moss and occasional sightings of deer and wild turkeys.

Alaqua Country Club's new, adobe-accented clubhouse offers weekly dining specials served to tables draped in white linens, where guests can unwind after rounds or fold chocolate brown napkins into festive new club head covers.

2091 Alaqua Dr
Longwood,
FL
US

Winter Park Country Club's fairways have expanded from 9 to 27 and shrink back to 9 again throughout its history. Now celebrating its 100th season in the fall of 2014, perhaps the course's greatest claim to fame has been the legendary figures who have graced its narrow, tree-hampered fairways, including players with surnames such as Hogan, Snead, and Sarazen.

Players of all stripes, from greenhorns to green-jacket holders, must deal with difficult design and terrain, as showcased on the course?s signature fourth hole, whose dogleg left and tight out-of-bounds areas lead a troubling path to a green situated behind two large bunkers and a massive oak tree. The biggest challenge, however, may reside on the par 3 seventh hole, whose deceptively simple 165-yard length leads into a hard-to-read green with a shape-shifting flagstick.

Course at a Glance:

  • Nine-hole, par 35 course

  • Length of 2,470 yards

  • Course rating of 31.8

  • Slope rating of 102 on bermuda grass

  • See hole details

  • Limited edition 100th anniversary merchandise available in pro shop

761 Old England Ave
Winter Park,
FL
US

The 18-hole course at Winter Pines Golf Club was first drawn up in 1968, and continues to surround golfers in a Technicolor terrarium marked by brightly flowered landscapes and deep emerald turf as it celebrates its 45th birthday. The front nine presents a traditional, par 36 layout that stretches to 3,026 yards, complete with two par 5s just upwards of 470 yards apiece but still well southwards of the 100,000-yard distance at which holes can apply for statehood. Golfers having trouble with the par 5s will find a respite on a par 31 back nine stocked with five par 3s—including four in a row from holes 14 through 17. Those hoping that these indicate can-of-corn iron shots and no-hands aces will come to a rude awakening, however, when they find themselves staring down tee shots of more than 210 yards on holes 12, 15, and 17.

950 S Ranger Blvd.
Winter Park,
FL
US

High-tech golf learning center utilizing high speed video and motion sensing technology to analyze all aspects of the golfers swing. This, coupled with, the ability to review lessons via Internet access and compare your swing to over 200 PGA, Champions and LPGA tour professionals.

297 W State Road 436
Altamonte Springs,
FL
US

The Links at 434 snakes a par 3 course over open fields dotted with sand traps and towering lights that provide an illuminated course as late as 10 p.m. Before taking the course, golfers can warm up by chipping onto a practice green and rifling off range balls from natural-grass tees or one of 10 covered hitting bays that shield players from the pressure-inducing gaze of the moon. From the first tee, golfers' short- to midrange games are tested by narrow fairways and difficult approach shots onto greens reminiscent of Mother Earth's curiously shaped amoebas. The longest hole stretches to 185 yards, putting added pressure on short-iron play, and three sets of tees help to make the course playable for golfers of all abilities.

798 West Town Parkway
Altamonte Springs,
FL
US

After changing owners a number of times, including separate stints in the hands of a Confederate Civil War general and a retired sea captain, the 152-acre plot of Mayfair Country Club was bought by the city of Sanford in 1922. The city quickly built four holes around the beautiful citrus trees and double row of oak trees, opening for business that same year under the title Sanford Country Club. By 1924, an 18-hole course opened and began to attract big-name golfers, including Gene Sarazen and Walter Hagen.

Unfortunately, the course?s upkeep was neglected during the nation's Great Golf-Ball Shortage. After the Depression passed, a small group of investors renovated the course and reopened it in 1945 under the name Seminole Country Club. The course wouldn?t be called the Mayfair Country Club until the late 1940s, when it was acquired by the NFL's New York Giants, a development that led to the course's hosting of PGA tour events from 1955 to 1957 and regular visits from legends such as Sam Snead and Arnold Palmer.

Today, players can walk the same fairways as the game's greats while grappling with the course?s difficult layout, named a Best Course to Play by Golf Digest. Opportunities for high-risk, high-reward shots abound, as two of the four par 5s measure less than 450 yards and the fairways remain as wide and inviting as they were in 1922, having managed to avoid growing thin and feeble with old age.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 6,403 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 70.3 from the back tees * Course slope of 123 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole

3536 Country Club Dr
Sanford,
FL
US