Spend Your Winters on The Golden Marsh in Palm City Florida
The holidays are just around the corner and things up north are moving from chilly to frozen. Time to head south for the winter. Why not spend a little time where the fairways are greener and where water hazards come with a few more teeth. Palm City was just rated as the #1 place to retire in the United States – and for good reason. Average temperatures throughout the summer breeze in at a low of 54°F and a high of 73°F. The sun shines down most of the season without a single snow cloud in sight. On perfect days like these, there’s only one place to go: The Golden Marsh.
The Golden Marsh
At Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club on the beautiful St. Lucie River is one of Florida’s best kept secrets – The Golden Marsh golf course. This private, 18-hole golf course opened in 1985 and was designed by reputable golf course architect, Joe Lee. The course features a slope rating of 134, features four sets of tees for all skill sets levels and soft, green Bermuda grass perfectly maintained for optimal performance. And thanks to Florida’s perfect weather, The Golden Marsh is open for play year-round.
Tee off beneath swaying palm trees and sweeping vistas. The Golden Marsh features a driving range and in-house pro to help you get that putt just right. As part of a private golf community, The Golden Marshmaintains a course free of crowding so you can play as relaxed or as rigorous as you please. Keep your eyes on the skies during play, as The Golden Marsh encircles a 35-acre eagle preserve, home to two Southern Bald Eagles for many years now.
Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club
At The Golden Marsh your day isn’t over after you sink that last hole. If anything, it’s only just begun. The Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club features a number of amenities to suit every taste in dining and entertainment. Head over to one of the Club’s four dining options suitable for any experience, from formal to casual, outside seating or inside. The Dockside Pavilion is Harbour Ridge’s most popular restaurant with waterfront, al fresco-style seating to take in a warm Florida day.
While golfers enjoy the undulating fairways of The Golden Marsh, tennis lovers can make use of Harbour Ridge’s state-of-the-art tennis facility with 10 Har-Tru courts, fully equipped fitness facility and soothing spa services. Bring everyone back together again for a relaxing cruise down the St. Lucie River and out into open waters via Harbour Ridge’s private marina and yacht club. Yes, there’s truly no better way to spend a winter day than in the warmth of the Florida sunshine at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club.