Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club, located about 20 miles from Tampa in Largo, Florida, boasts a championship golf course that has earned a reputation for being one of the premier places to play in Tampa. In 2019 the readers of the Tampa Bay Times voted it Tampa s Best Golf Course. Ever since debuting in 1974, the club has kept a high profile. Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club hosted the nationally televised JC Penney Classic, a mixed team tournament sponsored by the PGA and LPGA tours, for thirteen years. When you have a tee time to play on this picturesque Florida-style layout where water looms on every hole, you ll be walking in the footsteps of such legendary players as Arnold Palmer, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Nancy Lopez, JoAnne Corner and Juli Inkster. In 2003 Gary Koch renovated the golf course and just recently the club finished a project to expand and improve all of its tee boxes. Four sets of tee markers enable players to test their skills from as short as 5,054 yards to as long as 7,015 yards. Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club is both manageable and fun for ordinary golfers and a challenging test for higher skilled players. The layout features generous landing areas and large greens. Though water hazards abound throughout the golf grounds, there are only a few forced carries. In most instances, the water is not an imminent threat and players can find a way around it if they so choose. The other defenses of the course are straggling trees that can block or obscure access to the greens, strategically placed bunkers, and large TifEagle greens that feature pronounced slopes. Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club sports a fun collection of par 3s as well as a quartet of par 5s, each of which presents a different challenge. Further enhancing the golf experience, Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club s new fleet of golf carts includes state-of-the-art GPS with Pace Technology. Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club stakes its claim for the best driving range in the Tampa realm, as hitting is done off of seashore paspalum turf. Additional practice facilities include a pitching green with practice bunkers and a large chipping and putting green. The clubhouse is home to a fully-stocked golf shop, a pizzeria and grille restaurant, and banquet facilities. The next time you are looking for a tee time in Tampa, consider Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club, a long-time favorite conveniently situated just minutes from some of Florida s best beaches.