The Forest Country Club: Championship Golfing in Fort Myers

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For championship golfing in Fort Myers, there is nothing quite like stepping foot onto the greens of The Forest Country Club. This premiere club serves up 36-holes of golf and has been voted one of Lee County’s best golf courses.

The private golf club offers your choice of not one but two championship golf courses, providing a fantastic location for golfers of all abilities. Both were designed by Gordon Lewis, serving up unique opportunities for club members.

The 18-hole Bear Course was the very first golf course to open at The Forest in the early 1980s. The 18-hole Bobcat Course, meanwhile, followed in the late 1980s.

There are both women’s and men’s golf groups at The Forest, providing plenty of opportunities for members to enjoy the two courses. Membership opportunities at The Forest Country Club extend from golf and tennis to social and even some limited month-to-month memberships.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, The Forest Country Club also features a newly renovated clubhouse. The recently redesigned space includes Old Florida design principles, with space for both indoor and outdoor dining.

The clubhouse also offers up a fitness center and aerobics room overlooking the golf course, plus plenty of room to mingle with fellow members. Other options on the property include the golf pro shop, tennis pro shop, plus of course access to both tennis and golf.

Members of The Forest additionally enjoy access to bocce ball and a variety of planned events, classes, clubs and more. There are even some specially planned lifestyle events with trips to other unique locations in the surrounding region.

Several residential options surround the golf courses of The Forest, including hundreds of single-family homes, villas and condos. The club also maintains hundreds of acres of natural preserves, adding to the peacefulness of living at The Forest.