Gateway features six sets of tees, including senior tees for both ladies and gentlemen, generous fairways, cape cod-style bunkering, and putting surfaces that are often described as some of the finest Bermuda grass greens in the state. This all adds up to a well-rounded combination of playability and aesthetic appeal. The practice facility is second to none, boasting a double-sided range, sporty short game area, fantastic putting green, and two additional practice holes, a par 3 and a par 4, which members describe as two of the most challenging holes on the property.
Furthermore, Gateway regularly receives accolades as being one of the finest layouts and having the best greens in Florida. It has been voted a Top Ten Best Courses to Play in Southwest Florida by Florida Golf News, as well as hosting the Gateway Senior Invitational, a GolfWeek sanctioned event boasting a field of top amateurs from some of the finest Clubs around the country.
The highly ranked Gateway Tennis Center offers one of Southwest Florida's most comprehensive programs for players of all ages and abilities. Directed by USPTA-certified professional Alex Hermeto, voted Southwest Florida's 2014 Tennis Pro of the Year, the program's mission is to create an enjoyable and healthy atmosphere for members to enjoy the tremendous benefits of tennis, participate in a wide variety of organized social events and competitive leagues, and maintain an active lifestyle.
The Gateway Golf & Country Club features the Griffin Dining Room where the mood is relaxed, yet refined or, for more casual dining, the Grille & Pub, or al fresco on the Verandah, within striking distance of the 10th tee, and enjoy the ambiance of the lit fountain and beautiful sunsets. The new Grille & Pub is completed adding another 4,500 sq.ft. of indoor/outdoor seating with stunning floor to ceiling views.But no matter where you choose to dine, your gourmet meal will be prepared by the culinary team led by Executive Chef Dan Siracusa recognized as the "Chef of the Year" in 2010 by the Naples/Marco Island chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
Located in the heart of Southwest Florida, Gateway Golf & Country Club is a private Member owned facility. The 18 Tom Fazio Signature Course, consistently ranked as one of the best courses in Florida, underwent a complete
restoration by the Fazio team last summer. Tom Fazio returned to oversee improvements including re-grassing of the course with "Celebration Bermuda" and the greens with "TifEagle" hybrid turf. Drainage, cart paths, and bunkers were improved. Additionally, a trend-setting Ron Garl designed, "Golf Improvement Center" was added, and is quickly becoming recognized by the golf industry as the best in Southwest Florida.
Sales Office & Models: 12040 Santa Luz Dr. Ft. Myers, FL 33913
Model Phone: 239-689-3602
Open Tuesday - Friday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday (by appointment only)
Gateway Golf and Country Club is the centerpiece of the Gateway community. It officially opened on January 1, 1989, and recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2014.