Why Putter Around When You Can Go Golfing?

Here in Sanford, we’re blessed with having a lot of family-friendly amenities and attractions for a city our size, but one that is sometimes overlooked is the Sanford Municipal Golf Course. Now in it’s ninth decade of existence, the course was originally designed by golf legend Donald Ross in 1934. It offers its share of challenging holes, as well as beautiful surroundings .. fairway-lined pine trees, azaleas and scenic views of Buffalo Creek.

Whether you or your family members aspire for pro status, or just want a relaxing day outdoors, the Sanford Municipal Golf Course is a great choice. PGA Pro David Von Canon has served as Course Manager since 1994. Amenities at the course include a chipping green, driving range, practice bunker, putting green, pro shop and snack bar. Golf carts are available, and are required until 1pm on weekends and holidays. Tee times are recommended on weekdays and required on weekends and holidays.

If a member of your family would like to learn the sport or improve his or her game, lessons are also available. The course is also easy to get to … a short drive out of town to the north and east on Hawkins Avenue, near the US 1/501 Bypass intersection with US 421, on Golf Course Lane. Find out more, and take advantage of this affordable, enjoyable golfing experience, by calling 919-777-1901, or visit the golf course section at the City of Sanford Website.

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