Lauded as the 18th best course in Florida by GolfLink, Madison Green Golf Club's 18-hole layout pairs the rugged feel of a Scottish links-style course with the dazzling palm trees and waterways of South Florida. Water hazards come into play on all but one hole throughout the round, challenging golfers with multiple forced-carries and attracting aviary guests including great blue herons, sandhill cranes, and thirsty weather balloons. In the absence of the thick heather grasses of Scotland, Madison Green ensnares errant orbs with 12 acres of brambly pine barrens, 250 oaks, and 500 palm trees. Golfers navigate the pristine par 72 in carts equipped with Visage Touchscreen GPS technology, which presents flyovers of each hole in 3-D images and tells golfers their exact yardage from upcoming targets, hazards, and charging linebackers.
The Club's 7,000-square-foot clubhouse provides convenient amenities including men's and women's locker and steam rooms, a well-stocked pro shop, and a full-service bar and grill. Clubbers can fine-tune their game at the driving range, where grass hitting areas mirror course conditions and low-handicap earthworms generously proffer swing advice.
Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 7,106 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 73.6 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 144 from the farthest tees * Six tee options
Cuisine Type: All American Comfort Food
Reservations: Not offered
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 25?50
Parking: Parking lot
Alcohol: Beer and wine only
Delivery / Take-out Available: Takeout Only
Outdoor Seating: No
As owner of Butterfields Southern Cafe, Mike Foley extends Southern hospitality to all his guests. He treats them to the kinds of foods anyone from the South might have found on the kitchen table growing up. For breakfast, Mike whips up eggs, pancakes, bacon, and grits, side-by-side in a dish called the Patchwork Quilt. At lunch, he serves barbecue beef sandwiches paired with mashed potatoes, while dinner features fried okra and skirt steak with blue cheese. Mike describes the menu as "All-American," despite including a few international options such as teriyaki chicken and fettuccine alfredo.