Within the community there exists the Lely Resort Golf Course… a spectacular gated golf resort offering upscale unique luxury residences, and featuring a trio of well- maintained and well-designed golf courses….The Classics Golf Course, The Mustang Golf Course and The Flamingo Island Golf Course. All three of these are 18-hole, par-72 golf courses that not only challenge golfers of every skill level, but these courses have the additional feature of being designed by three different golf course design architects.
The Classics Golf Course is truly the center focal point of Lely Resort & Country Club. As a private, award winning 18-hole par-72 course; The Classics Golf Course opened in 1990 with a layout of 6,714 yards which was designed by the well-known golf course architect and PGA professional, Gary Player. And, just like Gary Player, the course has become legendary, featuring an array of spectacular tropical landscaping, lush green fairways and pristine greens interwoven with crystal-blue fresh water lakes, foot bridges and bordered along the course perimeter with towering oaks, pines and palm trees…a challenging experience for golfers of every skill level and truly a homage to both Gary Player and to mother nature.
The Mustang Golf Course was designed by the noted golf course architect and PGA professional, Lee Trevino, and opened in 1996. This golf course is a semi-private 18-hole par-72 course with 7,217 yards of gently sloping lush green fairways, strategically positioned bunkers, 12 shimmering fresh water lakes, over sized well-manicured greens and flowering marshes. Additionally The Mustang Golf Course offers multiple tees on every hole, challenging golfers of every skill level and guaranteeing a golf game not soon to be forgotten.
The Flamingo Island Golf Course, designed by the golf course architect and PGA professional, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., opened in 1989 and is a semi-private 18-hole par-72 course with 7,171 yards which embodies a championship layout with intricate lush green fairways, numerous white sand bunkers, pristine well-manicured Bermuda Grass greens, sparkling-blue fresh water lakes and glorious tropical landscaping throughout the entire course…truly a challenging course that will keep golfers coming back again…and again.
However, championship golf is only the beginning of this stunning Lely Resort Naples Florida community. Residents enjoy two accommodating Mediterranean designed clubhouses. The Classics Golf Course has its very own clubhouse, while The Mustang Golf Course and The Flamingo Island Golf Course share a clubhouse. Both clubhouses offer an assortment of gourmet and casual dining for every member’s pleasure.
The Classics Clubhouse is both luxurious and accommodating, offering members and their guests, phenomenal amenities while enjoying breathtaking views of the award winning course. The Classics members also enjoy a luxurious heated swimming pool, a contemporary exercise facility with professional trainers and classes, two-lighted Har-Tru clay tennis courts with a staff of USTA certified professionals, a variety of golf and tennis tournaments, leagues and social play with a vast array of private member social activities and events; and a staff of PGA professionals to serve your every golfing need.
The Mustang and The Flamingo Island Clubhouse is a stunning 25,000 square foot facility offering in addition to championship golf…an assortment of first class amenities and activities. The clubhouse is well-designed with elegant décor and the spectacular views of the golf courses are not only premium, but breathtaking.
There are five-lighted Har-Tru clay tennis courts with a staff of USTA certified professionals, a lovely heated swimming pool, a modern exercise center with professional trainers and classes; and an assortment of social events and activities; and a staff of PGA professionals to assist with all of your golfing needs.