Kensington Golf & Country Club
Kensington Golf & Country Club Hole #4
Hole #4 | Photo: Henebry Photography

Kensington Golf & Country Club


2700 Pine Ridge Road
Naples FL 33942 United States

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Kensington Golf & Country Club Hole #4
Hole #4 | Photo: Henebry Photography

Just outside of Naples, Florida, Kensington Golf & Country Club offers a private championship golf retreat designed around a 20-acre natural preserve at the heart of this gated golf community. Robert Trent Jones, Jr. said of his first course in SW Florida, Every hole at Kensington will enhance the environmental aspects of the property. With easy access to beautiful beaches and upscale shopping, this location serves everyone!

Design Challenges and Solutions

Several routing puzzles confronted us in creating a challenging, playable course. First, we had to design exciting golf features on a small, flat site while protecting a series of wetland preserves. Our client also instructed us to maximize the site's value for housing without compromising the quality of the golf. We ultimately used the golf course as a buffer between the wetlands and homesites. In an effort to creatively employ natural-looking hazards, we laid down expanses of crushed coquina (sedimentary rock consisting of shell fragments) harvested on site as a strategic element that brackets landing areas and must be crossed on several holes.

Renovation and Restoration

More than a decade after Kensington opened, our client called upon Robert Trent Jones II to renovate the course. We restored and softened green surfaces and slopes so that hardier new grasses could be planted without losing the original contours and feel of the putting surfaces. We also rebuilt tees and bunkers and used additional coquina to serve as cart paths in place of the original concrete, lending the course a more natural flavor.

Kensington Golf & Country Club Layout

The 6,879-yard venue feels like a spacious core golf layout even while it routes in and out of the residential community. Native flora and fauna increase the natural aspect of this course whose exacting members demanded the best.

Recreational Activities and Amenities

For those seeking an active and vibrant lifestyle, Kensington Golf & Country Club provides an array of recreational activities beyond golf. Tennis enthusiasts can enjoy playing on the club's meticulously maintained Har-Tru tennis courts, while fitness enthusiasts can take advantage of the fitness center's modern equipment and personalized training programs. The club also offers a variety of social clubs and events, allowing members to connect with fellow residents and forge lasting friendships.

In addition to the exceptional golfing facilities, Kensington Golf & Country Club offers a range of amenities to enhance the overall experience for its members. The Clubhouse, with its elegant and sophisticated design, offers a welcoming atmosphere for social gatherings, fine dining, and special events. Members can indulge in exquisite cuisine prepared by the club's culinary team, relax by the poolside, or engage in various fitness activities at the state-of-the-art fitness center. The club features luxury fine dining options, social gathering spaces, and breathtaking views of the meticulously manicured golf course.

Next time you're in Naples, make sure to check out Kensington Golf & Country Club to experience the lush rolling fairways and a stunning 30,000-square-foot clubhouse.