Punta Gorda top golf city
Punta Gorda topped all Florida cities and scored 3rd place in a national survey of golf amenities in the 330 largest metropolitan areas in the country. Punta Gorda trailed only Auburn-Opelika AL and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA in the report.
Locally, Fort Myers-Cape Coral checked in at No. 75 and Naples at No. 83.
The study was completed for Golf Digest by The Longitudes Group and utilized the following criteria: access to golf 45%; weather 25%; value of golf 15%; and quality of golf 15%.
Metro Golf Rankings - Best in America [Golf Digest]