The Best Golf Courses in Miami

by | Nov 10, 2022 | Lifestyle, Travel | 0 comments

In The Sunshine State, favorable weather makes golfing a favorite activity for many. With rolling green hills, the thrill of the course and the go-at-your-own-pace aspect of the game, what’s not to love? Whether you’re a golf pro or someone looking to try something new, Miami is home to several world-class golf courses perfect for your play. If you’re not sure where to start, keep reading for our list of the best golf courses in Miami. 

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Best Golf Courses in Miami

Granada Golf Course

For one of the best public golf courses in Miami, head to Granada Golf Course in Coral Gables. Designed in the 1920s as a par 36 nine-hole course, Granada Golf Course is a lovely accent to the Coral Gables landscape. With a golf pro shop, a restaurant, equipment rentals and classes, Granada Golf Course is the perfect place to spend a day golfing in Miami.

Miami Beach Golf Club

Elegance abounds at Miami Beach Golf Club. Return to the sport’s heart and soul with the quintessential club experience. Dine at the on-site restaurant, peruse the golf pro shop, then head out on a meticulously designed, par 72 eighteen-hole course. Miami Beach Golf Club even has a state-of-the-art Golf School offering a golf camp for kids and several multi-day day classes for adults.  

Normandy Shores Golf Course

It’s always tee time at Normandy Shores Golf Course. Discover an award-winning, par 71 eighteen-hole course in Miami Beach. Home to several tournaments, Normandy Shores Golf Course boasts a more challenging course. During a day on the green, golfers can enjoy the on-site restaurant, pro shop golf and practice facilities staffed by PGA Professionals.

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Topgolf and Mini Golf in Miami

Switch things up during a day of family-friendly golfing. For a fresh take, head to one of two Topgolf courses in Miami—one in Doral and one in Miami Gardens. With kid-sized golf clubs and entertainment areas, as well as upscale lounges, driving ranges and drinks for the adults, there’s something for everyone.

Mini golf is still golf, right? Whether you agree or disagree, mini golf in Miami provides hours of fun and entertainment, and the city is home to several exciting courses. Just 20 minutes from THesis Hotel, Palmetto Mini Golf offers an 18-hole course with waterfalls and lagoons. For an indoor option, head to Monster Mini Golf in nearby Miramar. You’ll be met with a glow-in-the-dark, monster-themed course with fun music and an arcade nearby.  

Stay at Miami’s Best Hotel Near Golf Courses

After a day on the green, retreat to modern guest rooms at THesis Hotel Miami. Relax with a rooftop pool and bar and stay fueled up with chef-driven dining at Mamey or Orno. With an idyllic location in charming Coral Gables, near the area’s top golf courses, THesis is the perfect place to stay during your Miami golf trip.


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