St. Lucie County puts you close to the action – water sports, athletics, competitive activities, golf, etc.Golfers delight in the area’s acclaimed courses year round. Golf Digest magazine recently ranked Fort Pierce the eighth best place in Florida for golfers to live. The area boasts 12 public and semiprivate courses. The PGA Golf Club and Village in Port St. Lucie is the first PGA facility to open to the public and the most advanced golf and practice center in the country. This facility alone features a learning center, educational center, historical center and golf club along with 72 holes of golf. The 35-acre learning center, which Golf World says, “might be the best practice facility in the world,“ has driving ranges, putting greens, chipping areas and nine different types of bunkers. Other courses nearby include Ballantrae, Fairwinds, Gator Trace, Club Med Resort, Edward G. Enns Indian Hills and the Saints of Port St. Lucie, just to name a few. All of this provides you ample opportunities to tee up in our tropical paradise. Baseball fans cry, “Take me out to the ball game,” in St. Lucie County, the Spring training home of the New York Mets. When Spring training is over, you can catch the St. Lucie Mets battling other local teams at our state-of-the-art facility, Digital Domain Park.

Anglers come from the world over to cast themselves into offshore fishing from charters at the Fort Pierce City Marina and other local marinas. Whether fishing, diving for sunken Spanish galleons, snorkeling or just sightseeing, there is a perfect charter for every occasion.

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