Florida has more golf courses than any other state in America and many of them are located in Southeastern Florida along the Atlantic Coast. Golf is a year-round sport in Florida, thanks to warm weather and near-daily sunshine. Active adults who count golf as one of their favorite hobbies or a sport they’d like to take up during an early retirement can consider one of the many 55+ communities that have their own world-class golf courses.
Aberdeen Golf & Country Club – Boynton Beach, FL
One of the most desirable golf course communities in Palm Beach County is the luxurious Aberdeen Golf & Country Club in Boynton Beach. An equity membership is offered to all homeowners at different price points, so you can choose your golf and country club membership according to your own budget and lifestyle. This gated 55+ community offers a lot more than a gorgeous 18 holes of golf on links designed by Desmond Muirhead.
Golfers can also access a practice facility and a pro shop. Plus, there is a 40,000 square-foot clubhouse, a pool that hosts water aerobics and patio barbecues, as well as amenities that include a fitness center, a card room, a library, and acres of walking and biking trails alongside scenic ponds.
Aberdeen Golf & Country Club offers a range of properties, including condominiums, coach homes, villas, and single-family homes. There are 2,900 homes built by UDC, and buyers can choose a modest one-bedroom condo, a large three-bedroom house with a den and a bonus room, or something in between. In Boynton Beach, active adults can enjoy additional golfing opportunities at public courses such as The Links at Boynton Beach Golf.
Winston Trails – Lake Worth, FL
Outstanding golf amenities and a short drive to the beach can be found at Winston Trails in Lake Worth. With 1,891 single-family homes in a range of floor plans and a long list of available amenities, this is an ideal community for active adults who love to golf. The gated 55+ residential community is home to the Winston Trails Golf Club, a semi-private course that comes with its own clubhouse. In addition to 18 holes of golf spread over a lusciously landscaped course, residents can enjoy a pro shop, locker rooms, and a private fitness center called the Wolves Den. Avanti’s at Asherwood Restaurant is also part of the golf course clubhouse.
Other amenities at Winston Trails include tennis, a sauna, book club, and a calendar full of social events and holiday parties. Lake Worth is a creative, bohemian city located along the Lake Worth Lagoon. When residents of Winston Trails aren’t busy teeing off, there’s plenty to do downtown that’s fun and full of culture.
Wynmoor Village – Coconut Creek, FL
An affordable golf course community that’s all about low-maintenance living and resort-style amenities is Wynmoor Village in Coconut Creek. Wynmoor Village is a gated 55+ community comprised of 133 mid-rise condominium buildings. Over 5,000 homes come in one-bedroom, two-bedroom, or three-bedroom models, sized between 550 square feet to over 1,250 square feet. The amenities are extensive, starting with the 50,000 square-foot clubhouse, where various clubs meet and social activities are held. Residents can join bingo, bowling, take a dance class, or participate in the supper club. There are 20 pools on the grounds, a library, tennis courts, a lecture hall, and several art studios.
The best part of living at Wynmoor Village for many active adults is the Wynmoor Golf Club. It’s a public course that offers discounts and special membership rates to members of the residential community. The executive golf course offers 18 well-manicured holes, where tournaments are often played and classes can be scheduled. For additional golfing opportunities in the Coconut Creek neighborhood, Adios Golf Club is just a few minutes away from Wynmoor Village.