Natural Surroundings at Windstar
Windstar Golf and Country Club does an excellent job of integrating its natural environment throughout the golf course. Therre are sparkling blue fresh water lakes, rolling greens, lush vegetation and rows of palm trees alongside oak trees and pine trees. The course designer Tom Fazio emphasized this and he believes that each course should reflect the natural beauty of its specific environment. The course creates harmonious transitions from existing topographical conditions. In 1998 Windstar on Naples Bay was designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, an honor that only a select group of clubs in the United States have received.To attain certification, a course must demonstrate and maintain a high level of environmental quality in areas such as Environmental Planning, Wildlife & Habitat Management, Outreach and Education, Water Conservation and Water Quality Management. Windstar homes for sale and its members is proud of its certification.
Golf Course Amenities
The championship Windstar golf course offers players a challenging and enjoyable course surrounded by some of the most beautiful surroundings in the area. Legendary architect Tom Fazio designed this premier eighteen hole, par seventy two course and it is always well maintained. Members enjoy unlimited golf rounds on the course and use of the expansive practice facilities. There is a driving range, a putting green and a Bayside golf practice tee with the use of unlimited Srixon practice balls. PGA and LPGA golf instructors are available to help club members improve any and every aspect of their game. There are seven sets of tees which offer a challenge to players of all skill sets. The course received a computerized irrigation system in 2003 and laser leveled tee boxes, as well as greens reconstruction following USGA specific standards using champion turf grass. It is a remarkable course to play on.
Members enjoy complimentary room rental for banquet events as well as sunset cruises and ferry rides to the nearby private beach on nearby. The members also enjoy the small town feel of the community and all of its welcoming members and staff. By limiting the number of full golf memberships to three hundred and fifty and the number of social memberships to two hundred and fifty, it ensures that the club is not overcrowded and tee times can be kept and can be reserved seven days in advance. Members also get free shuttle rides to Keewaydin Island throughout the season. Complimentary bag tags and locker nameplates are provided for golf members and so are bag storage and shoe service. Complimentary business services are also provided to members and each member’s spouse and children up to twenty four years of age are included in the membership. Windstar Golf and Country Club is able to provide exemplary amenities at reasonable costs. Members also have access to a gorgeous seventy two slip marina complete with a dock master.
Pro Shop and Events
The PGA certified professional staff organize entertaining and well attended events throughout the year to get the members involved as both participants and spectators. There are men’s and women’s events, tournaments, nine hole and eighteen hole golf events and mixers that encourage all levels of play. The convenient onsite golf pro shop is fully equipped with all of the best high end equipment, accessories, sportswear and apparel for men and women. It is staffed with PGA professionals to assist with merchandise, offer advice and schedule lessons and practice sessions. The shop offers a wide range of popular brand names on clubs, balls and all of the other necessities needed for the game, as well as gifts and non golf related specialty items. The golf shop employees strive to provide exemplary service and pride themselves on greeting members by their names. The pro shop hosts special teaching events, touring professionals and equipment demos, as well as information on the robust social calendar. Members receive a discount at the pro shop as well.