Unique Golf Courses 

Whether you are looking to play a quick round or deciding on a membership program to invest in, Jupiter, Florida, is your emerging golf capital of the world. With more than 33 courses in the surrounding area and an average winter temperature of 67 degrees, golf is a year-round sport in this scenic city by the sea. Play a round at the same courses PGA pros have played on! Many professional golfers including Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler as well as retired Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman all call our beautiful town, home. Bring your a-game and check out some of the pristine golf courses in our area!

Public Golf Courses 

Abacoa Golf Club 

With 14 of 18 holes surrounded by water, you are bound to make a splash on this course! Besides the gorgeous wedding and banquet venue, the Abacoa course has real elevation changes to boost your game, different than many of the other Florida courses. The club hosts several golf clinics at the learning center where you can learn from PGA professionals. Ladies can join the award-winning Chip-n-Sip to learn more about the game of golf while socializing and drinking a bit of wine.  

The Golf Club of Jupiter 

For over 60 years The Golf Club of Jupiter has been offering rounds of golf to players of any skill level. Besides the normal private and group lessons, Jupiter has a ladies clinic as well as a junior summer camp. The unique driving range equipped with special targets should get you warmed up for a good game. After your round, recharge at the 19th hole (The Creek Pub and Grill) any day of the week for full food and beverage service. Visit on a Saturday night to enjoy prime rib night!  

 Jupiter Dunes 

Jupiter Dunes aims to remove the heavy price tag, lengthy play time and overall frustration from the game of golf. Here you can play an affordable round of golf in about two and a half hours. Situated on one of Jupiter’s natural estuaries, take in the gorgeous views of the ocean and enjoy the breeze as you improve your game. The club hosts one of the largest ladies’ leagues in the country! During peak season about 80 ladies tee up every week. For more of a sociable round, join the Bandits! They play tournaments every week throughout the year except during the busy season. Both newcomers and golf lovers can learn a thing or two from the PGA pro lesson program.  

 (401 N Highway A1A) 

 North Palm Beach Country Club 

Featuring one of the only two municipal golf courses designed by the golden bear himself, the Jack Nicklaus signature course is challenging yet enjoyable to play. According to Nicklaus, “What’s on that ground has my expression of what should be on that ground.” The country club was built in 1963 but was demolished and redesigned in 2018, along with the pool, to give residents a gathering place with more of a community feel. Play a round along the beautiful Intercostal Waterway or grab some feel-good food from Farmer’s Table Restaurant. Their kitchen practices environmentally friendly cooking methods, and any chemical, hormone, pesticide, or antibiotics are ever found in their proteins.  

 (951 US Highway 1) 


 Private Golf Courses (membership or invite only) 

The Bear’s Club 

Founded in 1999 by Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbra, the collection of par 5 holes at The Bear’s Club are meant to feel like a world-class golf experience. According to Nicklaus Design, the club isn’t intended to be a tournament course but a tribute to Jack’s golf legacy. About three dozen elite pro golfers are members of Bear’s Club, and its popularity helped inspire the design behind the high-end restaurant 1000 North. Don’t forget to visit certified master chef Brain Sode from the Culinary Institute of America and dazzle your tastebuds before you leave! 

 Bear’s Club membership information. (250 Bears Club Dr) 

 Trump National Golf Club 

The facilities at Trump National can’t compare to anywhere else in the area. Besides the award-winning, Jack Nicklaus designed 18-hole course, the golf club boasts a family-oriented ambiance. On-site you can find a fully equipped golf shop, fitness and mental golf instructional sessions, or True Spec custom golf club fittings. This course was ranked by Golf Digest as one of the best in Florida thanks to its special grass, grown to last in the local tropical climate.  

Trump National membership information. (115 Eagle Tree Terr) 

 Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club 

With three uniquely challenging 18-hole courses to choose from, Jonathan’s Landing was designed to include golf programs for both competitive and social players. Famous golf course architect Tom Fazio designed two of the courses. The first is Medal at Old Trail and the other is The Village Course which features a signature golf cart ferry to get you across the water on the 17th hole. The last course, Match, was designed by Gil Hanse who was invited to design the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf Course. Each course at Jonathan’s Landing challenges you to play with the mindset of architects and PGA-accredited help is always available to get you through the tough shots.  

 Jonathan’s Landing membership information. (16823 Captain Kirle Dr) 

 PGA National Resort and Spa 

Golf amongst the PGA Tour players at PGA National, the hotel and spa are home to six of the most renowned courses in the area including the legendary Bear Trap and is most known for hosting the Honda Classic tournament each year. The whole resort recently went through an $100 million transformation to allow for new state-of-the-art facilities for visitors to use. With a grand total of 99 golf holes, there are endless experiences to enjoy at PGA National.  

 PGA National membership information.  (400 Avenue of the Champions) 


 Honorable Mentions 

Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf  

Featuring two 18-hole courses with completely different vibes, Lighthouse Cove is the perfect destination to play mini golf with your family. The Paradise Falls course is a bit easier if you have younger kids, plus it is equipped with stroller and wheelchair accessibility. For more excitement, check out the Lost Lagoon and attempt to maneuver your ball through waterfalls, caves, hills, bridges, custom props and an aquarium loaded with tropical fish and sharks. After working up an appetite, the Burger Shack is conveniently located on-site and offers tasty food with a secret surf sauce. Thanks to the beverage delivery service, staff can bring beer or wine to you anywhere on the course! 

 (617 N Highway A1A) 

 Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf in Abacoa 

Different from the Jupiter location, this 18-hole mini-course was designed to challenge seasoned golfers and casual players. For this game, you need to rely on the slope of the course and know what you’re doing in terms of touch and control. Seniors can get a discount on Tuesdays and on Thursdays the course offers college night discounts. Both Adventure Golf locations feature a 3 Scoops Ice Cream with lots of yummy flavors to choose from! 

 (1145 Main St) 

 The Simmonds team encourages you to hit em’ straight and enjoy a round of golf, regardless of whether it was filled with birdies or double bogeys. Contact us to find your perfect home in Florida’s golf capital!  


Written by, Megan Bauries



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