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Golfing & Sports

Enjoy the natural beauty of Florida's Gulf Coast while playing on top ranked golf courses or riding bicycles on miles of nature trails and sun swept beaches. Take part in events and tournaments or scroll down to find local golf courses, courts and sporting good rentals.

Events & Tournaments

World-Class Golf Natural Beauty

Discover the natural attraction of golf in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach! Come stay and play in the area ranked the 3rd Best Place in America to Live and Play Golf by Golf Digest. The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast offers year-round play on more than 20 courses ranging in level from executive to championship. Scenic vistas and spectacular landscapes provide the backdrop for naturally inviting play on courses that include two ranked 4½ stars by Golf Digest and three Audubon-certified courses.

Punta Gorda is, by far, one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the United States. Punta Gorda Pathways connect throughout the city to provide a bicycle friendly transportation network. The most well known is probably Harborwalk, running two and half miles along ... you guessed it, Charlotte Harbor. Linear Park is built on a historic Railroad bed that was abandoned in the 1890s and runs about 1 mile through picturesque neighborhoods in Punta Gorda from Fishermen's Village to Tamiami Trail. The "Shared Use Path" connects the heart of the city with neighborhoods on the south side of the city and runs about 4 miles.

But before you start worrying about the logistics of getting your bike to Punta Gorda... never fear. Punta Gorda initiated the State's first Free Bicycle Loaner Program. Show up to any one of several locations, show your ID and credit card (copies will be returned when the bike is returned) and set off on your adventure, free of charge.ughout the city to provide a bicycle friendly transportation network.

Coffee at 8:00 am, roll promptly at 8:30 am. Leisure, medium and fast are no-drop; unlimited is until you can’t hang on! No ride when it's raining or really foggy. Helmets are required.

When: Saturday Mornings, Acme Bicycle Shop, Punta Gorda, FL

Yoga on the Beach

Yoga for Every Body every day—holidays included! Free, donations accepted and appreciated. Bring a blanket or sheet. For more information, click here.

When: Daily, 8:30am - 9:30am Englewood Beach
Sunset Yoga: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6pm - 7pm, Englewood Beach