SPACE COAST, FL
Just 35 miles east of Orlando, you'll find 72 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches known as Florida's Space Coast. Along this impressive stretch of coastline, unspoiled nature preserves exist in perfect harmony with the space-age attractions of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Port Canaveral, and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Although the attractions are out-of-this-world, you'll find a wide range of accommodations and some of the best golf in Florida at down-to-earth prices.
Florida's Space Coast provides a host of popular accommodations and courses for the traveling golfer. Combine that with world-class attractions, 72 miles of beaches, and great dining options and you have a golf destination like no other.
Visiting golfers can choose from numerous hotels including the Holiday Inn Melbourne Viera, the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, and the Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront. Each property has its own benefits for amenities, location, and value. Best of all, you can choose from terrific courses nearby including the following:
COCOA BEACH CC - You'll find this 27-hole layout on a peninsula surrounded by the Banana River Lagoon. It's a beautiful setting for golf with an abundance of waterfowl, other birds, dolphins, alligators, turtles and more. Club amenities include a popular "19th hole"!
DURAN - This Chip Powell design is one of Florida's great new courses. With constant coastal breezes and true rolling TifEagle greens, you'll find a different challenge every time you tee it up at Duran. And if you like to practice your game, be sure to check out Duran's lighted Development Center.
THE HABITAT - A true Florida-style layout, The Habitat provides a variety of exciting holes within a natural habitat. The Charles Ankrom design will test your game off the tee, your iron play and your short game.
THE SAVANNAHS - Gordon Lewis designed the scenic and challenging layout at The Savannahs in Merritt Island. Located just minutes from Kennedy Space Center, The Savannahs is a perfect choice for any golfer visiting the Space Coast. Watch out for the 548-yard, double dogleg par-five 7th hole!
WEDGEFIELD -- The diverse collection of holes at Wedgefield will test all facets of your game with water on 11 holes and sixty-seven bunkers scattered throughout. Before you tee it up, keep in mind that to card a great score you'll have to survive the punishing final four holes!