Dunedin lies 24 miles west of Tampa on Florida’s Gulf Coast with Clearwater to the south and Palm Harbor to the north.
With a population of 36,000 inhabitants, Dunedin has 2 golf courses.
One is a semi-private type while the other one is public.
Dunedin, in Pinellas County, is also a tourist destination, especially known for its emerald green beaches and pine forests. It’s also home to Honeymoon Island State Park which is the largest state park in Florida.
So, the next time when you find yourselves in Dunedin for business or for pleasure, do not miss out on playing a round of golf in these two courses and honing up on your golfing chips and chops.
Dunedin Country Club – Semi-Private
The course at Dunedin Country Club was designed by Donald Ross and was opened in 1927. The course was the home of PGA of America from 1945 through 1962.
This is an 18-hole par-72 course with a slope of 131 and a rating of 71.3.
The course underwent a major restoration in 2006-2007 where greens, tees, and bunkers were rebuilt.
The course also has a rich golfing history with some marquee players of the past teeing off here.
The course is nicely wooded and has a nice layout but does fall in terms of upkeep at certain times.
The four tees with the back ones measuring at 6600 yards provide ample challenge to both the novice and experienced golfer.
The club has a 250 yards driving range as well as a pitching and chipping area and a putting green for your short game.
Green fees start at $45 for an 18 hole morning tee times and the rates drop down to $33 for afternoon slots.
Various membership plans are available ranging from Single annual to Family including other options to fit one’s needs.
Two PGA professionals are available for tutelage. Golfing lessons for juniors are also available.
Proper golf attire is required on the course as well as the driving range.
The clubhouse has a restaurant which is one of the best-kept secrets in Dunedin as well as spaces for events including a 2280 sq ft ballroom.
Dunedin Stirling Links – Public Course
*** This course is closed and no reopening dates have been set ***
This 18 hole course was built in 1960.
The course measures 2264 yards from the back tees and is a par 54.
The course abuts Dunedin Country Club on one side and Bayshore Blvd on the other.
The course is a little too small for an 18 hole and would have made for a wonderful 9 hole or par-3 course.
There are issues with the maintenance of the course with a lot of negative reviews from golfers who have played here.
The course has a driving range with a pitching and chipping facility as well as a putting green for short-game practice.
A PGA professional is also available for training and instructions.
Proper golf attire is required.
Golf Courses Near Dunedin, FL
Dunedin and the surrounding cities of Clearwater and Palm Harbor are home to a lot of golf courses.
Tampa Golf Courses