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Where the Great Outdoors Still Feels Natural
 Avid golfers have long flocked to Florida to experience some of the best golf courses in America. But savvy travelers who appreciate less crowded, more under-the-radar escapes know the grass is greener in Martin County.
This beloved stretch of the Sunshine State is blessed with a natural sand ridge that stands out alongside the Treasure Coast’s typically flat terrain, resulting in amazing golf courses set against picturesque coastal landscapes.
Martin County is home to more than 35 world-class courses including 15 private courses, boasting an impressive collection of options created by notable designers like Jack Nicklaus, Chi Chi Rodriguez, Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye, and both Tom and Jim Fazio. Many of the courses in the area are traditional Florida- style layouts with long, wide fairways surrounded by stately ancient oaks, pines and palmettos, yet you’ll also discover some exciting, rolling fairways and well- bunkered greens.
Stuart’s highly-anticipated Sailfish Sands Golf Course will debut in 2021, including a reversible 9-hole course; traditional 18-hole course; and 13-acre driving range replete with interactive LED targets. The reimagined space will also be a stop along the Florida Historic Golf Trail.
Golfers can stay and play in Martin County with a nice diversity of quaint
inns, romantic retreats, family-oriented hotels and beachside resorts. For the full experience, plan your visit to the Marriott Hutchinson Island Beach Resort, Golf & Marina. Situated on 200 acres overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the relaxing retreat offers a pristine 18-hole Ocean Club Golf Course, where players can soak in the views while swinging by the sea. The resort also boast 274 villa-style guest rooms with private balconies and stunning views, a 77-slip private marina, 13 tennis courts, three outdoor pools, a full service restaurant and a tiki bar.
The legacy of old Florida lives on in Martin County, where the arts and cultural attractions embody the natural beauty of classic Florida, while providing a fun, Key West vibe and nearly 22 miles of beautiful beaches. Encompassing the communities of Port Salerno, Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Indiantown, Jupiter Island, Hobe Sound, and Hutchinson Island, Martin County provides the perfect setting for golf, as well as world-class fishing, water sports, and eco-adventures.
Martin County is easily accessible, located right on I-95, just 45 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport and an hour from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
All of this makes Martin County, Florida your perfect golf destination, so visit today.

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