Pinecrest Golf Course is Recognized as an Official Partner on the Florida Historic Golf Trail
Pinecrest is proud to announce a partnership with the Florida Department of State on the newly launched Florida Historic Golf Trail. The Florida Historic Golf Trail is a collection of historic courses throughout Florida dating back to the 1890s that golfers can still play on today.
“We are proud to partner with each course listed on the Florida Historic Golf Trail,” said Secretary of State Ken Detzner. “This trail is a great way for residents and visitors to get out in the Florida sunshine and enjoy a round of golf while learning about the sport’s history in Florida”
The Florida Historic Golf Trial is a product of the Florida Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources. The trail highlights the complete history of more than 50 courses located throughout the state. A scorecard is also available at each partner location so players can track their progress across Florida’s historic fairways. To find out more visit FloridaHistoricGolfTrail.com
Florida’s Historic Golf Trail
Florida's golf history is recognized as one of the oldest in the nation, dating back to the 1890s, when a number of early courses were created along with the development of railroads and hotels in the state. The Florida Historic Golf Trail program is a collection of historic courses through Florida dating back to these first greenways that golfers can still be played today. Through the Florida Historic Golf Trail, golfers can play on courses designed by world-class architects and played by famed golfers such as Bobby Jones, Walter Hagen, Gene Sarazen, Babe Zaharias, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.
About The Division of Historical Resources
The Division of Historical Resources (DHR) is responsible for preserving and promoting Florida’s historical, archaeological and folk culture resources. DHR directs historic preservation efforts throughout the state in cooperation with state and federal agencies, local governments, private organizations and individuals. The director of DHR serves as the State Historic Preservation Officer, acting as a liaison with the national historic preservation program conducted by the National Park Service. Chapter 267, Florida Statutes, directs DHR to develop a statewide historic preservation plan. The Division is composed of two Bureaus or major program areas: archaeological research and historic preservation. For more information visit FLHeritage.com