Play­ing Co­ral Oaks

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Tucked be­tween Pine Is­land Road and Burnt Store Road in north­west­ern Cape Co­ral is a lit­tle-known gem of a golf course that gets far less credit than it de­serves. Owned and op­er­ated by the city of Cape Co­ral, Arthur Hills­de­signed Co­ral Oaks was built in 1988, and can sur­prise and chal­lenge golfers of all skill sets. The course fea­tures more of a “Cen­tral Florida” feel, with tow­er­ing oak trees and sculpted ponds and lakes. While there may not be a coastal feel to this tract, rest as­sured the nat­u­ral set­ting in a scenic ham­mock over 100 years old will in­spire and de­light you. Co­ral Oaks fea­tures large TifEa­gle greens and Ber­muda fair­ways shaped to take ad­van­tage of the land’s nat­u­ral con­tours and fo­liage and na­ture are rem­i­nis­cent of the true, real Florida. In ad­di­tion to the 18-hole cham­pi­onship course, the fa­cil­ity is home to one of the largest and most com­plete prac­tice and teach­ing cen­ters in Lee County, along with a fully stocked pro shop. The lay­out fea­tures six dif­fer­ent tee boxes, al­low­ing for to­tal en­joy­ment of the game. There are eight lakes flow­ing

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