Golf is a great sport to get your kids into, especially if you live in the Palm Beaches. There are a variety of courses in the area that accommodate junior golfing. There are five notable public facilities for junior golfers new to the sport: Okeeheelee Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Park Ridge Golf Course in Lake Worth, Southwinds Golf Course in Boca Raton, Osprey Point Golf Course in Boca Raton, and the John Prince Golf Learning Center in Lake Worth.
Park Ridge Golf
Park Ridge Golf is one of most unique golf courses in South Florida, Park Ridge golf courses offer elevation changes like nowhere else in the area. Built by Palm Beach County and the Solid Waste Authority on a retired landfill, Park Ridge tops 85 feet at its highest point. The unique set-up of the course includes six par 3s, six par 4s and six par 5s.
Where: 5923, 9191 Lantana Rd, Lake Worth, FL 33467
Southwinds Golf Course
With wildlife ranging from Canadian geese to otters and from foxes to iguanas, Southwinds offers a serene setting where a walk in nature is occasionally interrupted by the swing of a club. With water on nearly every hole, shot placement is a must.
Where: 19557 Lyons Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Okeeheelee Golf Course
Okeeheelee Golf Course offers 27 holes of championship golf in a pristine, quiet, park setting, Okeeheelee Golf Course has offered quality golf to Palm Beach County for more than 20 years. The course is set up in three nine-hole courses that can be played in multiple 18-hole combinations, providing the potential for a different golf experience on each visit to the facility.
Where: 7715 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33413
Osprey Point Golf Course
Having received numerous awards since its opening in 2010, Osprey Point Golf Course is one of the top public golf courses in Florida. Featuring 27 holes spread out in three nine-hole courses, Osprey Point provides a serene setting with a Platinum Paspalum turf, which presents a lush playing surface from tee to green.
Where: 12551 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33498
John Prince Golf Learning Center
Named one of the top stand-alone ranges for three consecutive years, John Prince Golf Learning Center is a state-of-the-art, comprehensive golf learning and practice facility. It showcases 60 hitting stations as well as two covered hitting areas, a lighted driving range with multiple target greens, a practice fairway bunker and 16,000 square feet of practice putting and chipping greens.
Where: 4754 S Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33461