With golf’s top players descending on The Palm Beaches, along with thousands of fans for the Honda Classic, we thought it was appropriate to give a “shout-out” to the time-honored game that is the lifeblood of Boca West Country Club. Boca West is proud of its ranking as the “No. 1 Private Residential Country Club in the country,” where golf reigns supreme at magnificent club facility. During the mild winter months in the tropical climate of South Florida, the demand on local golf courses is high, but with four championship courses at Boca West, there is never a wait for a tee time. Our four distinct 18-hole golf courses have been skillfully designed by three of the legendary golf course architects of our time, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer and Jim Fazio, offering a challenging day on the links for players of every skill level.
Palmer I: Built and opened in 1997, this Arnold Palmer design is a true championship golf course. The layout offers seven sets of tees with yardage from 4,300 to 7,200 yards. The rolling green paspalum fairways, coupled with the 419 Bermuda rough, and the remarkable TifEagle greens offer every golfer an enviable challenge.
Fazio II: The Jim Fazio gem was opened in 2005 and features paspallum fairways and roughs that complement the perfectly manicured TifEagle greens. Massive waterfalls greet players on four separate holes to make this masterpiece as beautiful as well as fun to play.
Palmer III: The second Arnold Palmer golf course requires golfers to use every club in their bag to strategically maneuver the course to accomplish a good finishing score. The course offers a mix of both short and long holds just waiting to test your short game on errant shots. The layout starts and ends at the main clubhouse, as it winds its way through the lushly landscaped villages of the Boca West residential community.
Dye IV: Love him or hate him, Pete Dye always delivers a thinker’s course design. The legendary designers’ layout offers plenty of room off the tee, but players have to think through their plan of attack to successfully reach the greens. A good command of a player’s short game is required to overcome challenging hazards that can bring the best of players to their knees.
Want to leave your driver in the bag and work on your short game? The Boca West golf experience includes a four-acre short game area, a generous putting green, as well as a driving range with 50 tees, a well-appointed golf shop, and beautifully appointed locker rooms for men and women.