Golf Courses Sunny Southwest Florida - The Forest Country Club

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Where else in Southwest Florida will you find tree-lined fairways, expansive greens and miles of lakes and streams that come together to make The Forest? Natural beauty and quality golf combine in this convenient south Fort Myers location at one of the leading private clubs in the area.

Established in 1979, The Forest is best recognized for its traditions. Over the years it has maintained a comprehensive golf program that is the envy of the golfing community. This member-owned and operated club has distinguished itself from its neighboring clubs for maintaining an exceptionally active and friendly membership. A diverse membership comprised of  Ft. Myers, Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel, Naples, Bonita Springs and Cape Coral community residents.

At 500 golf members for two courses, The Forest ensures it's member of uncrowded and unhurried play even during peak season. A weekly calendar of events for men, women and mixed teams make starting or renewing friendships quick and easy.


Ladies Golf

Our ladies enjoy an array of golf groups and events. Our Forest Women's Golf Association plays every Thursday at 8:30am with lunch following. From beginner to low handicapper, The Forest offers over 15 ladies golf groups. The Ladies also look forward to our Ladies Member-Member and Ladies Invitational Annual Trophy Tournaments.

Mens Golf

The Forest boasts over 30 men's golf groups including The Forest Men's Golf Association which plays every Wednesday at 12:30pm. The annual trophy tournaments, Men's Member-Member and Men's Invitational are anticipated through the year.


Couples Golf

Couples enjoy a vast variety of golf events and opportunities including annual trophy events such as Couples Member-Member and Couples Invitational. Our Friday Nine and Dine group promises a fun 9 holes followed by a cocktail hour and dinner. The annual themed Funky Golf Tournament benefits the Golisano Children's Hospital is highly anticipated by Forest members.

The Boston Red Sox Celebrity Classic

Since 1994, The Forest Country Club has teamed with The Boston Red Sox organization to raise funds for The Golisano Children's Hospital during our Boston Red Sox Children's Hospital Celebrity Classic Series of Events. In 2016, The Forest passed the $11,500,00.00 mark by raising over $1M annually the last few years alone. The annual series of events includes a 2 day event in February beginning with a Gala Tee Party, an evening featuring a dinner party, silent auction and cocktails with over 200 attendees, followed the next day with our Celebrity Classic Golf Event.  In March, we wrap up our event series by co-hosting The Diamond Dinner on the field of Jet Blue Park at Fenway South with approximately 600 attendees.  

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