Pinellas County Golf Courses FL (All Public & Private)

Pinellas County lies in the central west part of Florida’s Gulf Coast, to the south of Pasco County, and to the west of the Tampa Bay area.

Pinellas County is a popular tourist destination, especially for golfers with several dozen public and private golf courses in the region.

This county has year-round sunshine and playability. The biggest city in the county, St. Petersburg is also known as the Sunshine City.

The climate is warm, semi-tropical with high levels of humidity. During summers it can get hot and humid.

So, if you find yourselves in this region for business or pleasure, do not miss out on playing on these courses, some of which are also considered to be the best golf courses in Florida.

Pinellas County Golf Courses

Golf Courses in Pinellas County Florida

How Many Golf Courses In Pinellas County?

There are 43 golf courses in Pinellas County. 

Out of the 37 cities and towns that make up Pinellas County, 12 have at least one golf course or more. 

Clearwater and Palm Harbor have the most with 8 and 9 courses respectively with Largo and St. Petersburg has 5 and 6 courses each.

North Pinellas County probably has the majority of them, with at least 22 courses – starting with Clearwater and the other northern cities.

City/TownCourses
St. Petersburg6
Clearwater8
Largo5
Palm Harbor9
Pinellas Park1
Dunedin2
Tarpon Springs4
Seminole1
Oldsmar2
Gulfport1
Treasure Island1
Belleair3

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the biggest Pinellas county in terms of population and has 6 golf courses.

Also known as the Sunshine City, it’s probably the only city in Pinellas County with the maximum number of municipal courses, numbering 3. There are 3 private courses in St. Pete but no semi-private courses.

The Mangrove Bay Golf Course is considered one of the best municipal courses in Pinellas.

CourseType
Mangrove Bay Golf CourseMunicipal
Cypress Links Golf CourseMunicipal
Twin Brooks Golf CourseMunicipal
St. Petersburg Country ClubPrivate
Vinoy Golf CoursePrivate
Isla Del Sol GolfPrivate

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Clearwater

The second biggest city in Pinellas County in terms of population has 8 golf courses.

Clearwater has 1 private course but has a lot of options for the public in terms of semi-private and fully public courses. There are 2 semi-private courses and 2 public courses and 1 municipal course.

CourseType
Feather Sound Country ClubPrivate
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf CourseMunicipal
The Landings Golf ClubPublic
Countryside Country ClubPublic
Clearwater Country ClubSemi-Private
Cove Cay Golf ClubSemi-Private

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Largo

Largo has 5 courses. There are 1 private, 2 semi-private, 1 public, and 1 municipal course including the Bardmoor course that has hosted several PGA/LPGA for more than 10 years.

CourseType
Bayou ClubPrivate
Bardmoor Golf & Tennis ClubSemi-Private
Pinecrest Golf CourseSemi-Private
East Bay Golf ClubPublic
Largo Golf CourseMunicipal

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Palm Harbor

Palm Harbor has the highest and perhaps the most popular golf courses in Pinellas County.

Not only it has a total of 9 courses, some of them like the Copperhead course is a popular PGA championship course that hosts the annual Valspar Championship.

Four courses including Copperhead are part of the Innisbrook Resort and are resort-type courses. There are 2 semi-private courses and 1 community course. 

CourseType
The Copperhead CourseResort
The Island CourseResort
The North CourseResort
The South CourseResort
Lansbrook Golf ClubSemi-Private
Tarpon Woods Golf ClubSemi-Private
Highland Lakes Golf CourseCommunity

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Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs, although not quite as big as some of the other Pinellas cities, has 4 courses including a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary course.

There are 2 semi-private courses, 1 fully private and 1 municipal course. 

CourseType
Wentworth Golf ClubSemi-Private
Crescent Oaks Country ClubSemi-Private
Cypress Run Golf ClubPrivate
Tarpon Springs Golf ClubMunicipal

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Belleair

Belleair has 3 golf courses with the Belleair Country Club having 2 of those.

The Belleair Country Club claims to have the oldest golf course in Florida.

The Pelican Golf Club is also an exclusive club in Pinellas County.

CourseType
Belleair Country ClubSemi-Private
Pelican Golf ClubPrivate

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Dunedin

The one functioning course in Dunedin, the Dunedin Country Club was the home of PGA of America from 1945 through 1962. 

CourseType
Dunedin Country ClubSemi-Private
Dunedin Stirling LinksClosed

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Oldsmar

Oldsmar has 2 courses that are part of the Eastlake Woodlands Golf & Country Club.

CourseType
Eastlake Woodlands Golf – NorthPrivate
Eastlake Woodlands Golf – SouthPrivate

Pinellas Park

CourseType
Mainlands Golf CourseSemi-Private

Seminole

CourseType
Seminole Lake Country ClubSemi-Private

Gulfport

CourseType
Pasadena Yacht & Country ClubPrivate

Treasure Island

CourseType
Treasure Bay Golf & TennisMunicipal

Public Golf Courses Pinellas County

There are 22 public courses in Pinellas County where the general public has access to.

These can be city-owned (municipal courses) or privately-owned that have access to the public, also known as daily-fee courses (public and semi-private courses). One doesn’t have to be a member of these courses to play in these courses.

Out of the 22, 7 are municipal courses, 3 are public courses and 12 are semi-private courses. 

CourseType
Mangrove Bay Golf CourseMunicipal
Cypress Links Golf CourseMunicipal
Twin Brooks Golf CourseMunicipal
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf CourseMunicipal
The Landings Golf ClubPublic
Countryside Country ClubPublic
Clearwater Country ClubSemi-Private
Cove Cay Golf ClubSemi-Private
Bardmoor Golf & Tennis ClubSemi-Private
Pinecrest Golf CourseSemi-Private
East Bay Golf ClubPublic
Largo Golf CourseMunicipal
Lansbrook Golf ClubSemi-Private
Tarpon Woods Golf ClubSemi-Private
Wentworth Golf ClubSemi-Private
Crescent Oaks Country ClubSemi-Private
Tarpon Springs Golf ClubMunicipal
Belleair Country ClubSemi-Private
Dunedin Country ClubSemi-Private
Mainlands Golf CourseSemi-Private
Seminole Lake Country ClubSemi-Private
Treasure Bay Golf & TennisMunicipal

Private Golf Courses Pinellas County

There are 10 private courses in Pinellas County. One needs to have a membership in these courses to play here.

CourseType
St. Petersburg Country ClubPrivate
Vinoy Golf CoursePrivate
Isla Del Sol GolfPrivate
Feather Sound Country ClubPrivate
Bayou ClubPrivate
Cypress Run Golf ClubPrivate
Pelican Golf ClubPrivate
Eastlake Woodlands Golf – NorthPrivate
Eastlake Woodlands Golf – SouthPrivate
Pasadena Yacht & Country ClubPrivate

Par 3 Golf Courses Pinellas County

There are 3 Par-3 golf courses in Pinellas County. Two are in St. Petersburg and the third one is in Largo.

CourseType
Cypress Links Golf CoursePar 3
Twin Brooks Golf CoursePar 3
Pinecrest Golf CoursePar 3