Restoring a Signature Jack Nicklaus course to be more playable, more fun and even more beautiful!
2015 marks the 35th anniversary of Bearís Paw Country Club and the completion of a full restoration of our Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
Our members consider our golf course to be the most important aspect of our community. And we work hard to maintain a course that is absolutely the best in class in Southwest Florida. That is why in 2014 we were excited to have Jack Nicklaus accept the task of restoring one of his first Signature golf courses. He made many design improvements to make the course more fun, exciting and playable for our members. The restoration includes:
- Rebuilding all greens to USGA specifications
- Redesigning and expanding the practice areas (range, short game and putting)
- Regrassing of fairways and roughs with Celebration Bermuda grass
- Regrassing all greens with TifEagle Bermuda grass
- Installation of a state-of-the-art pump station and HDPE irrigation system
- Concrete cart paths
- New comfort stations on both the front and back nines
Our 18-hole course is open to our members and their guests, renters and reciprocal clubs. In an area where there are more golf courses per capita than anywhere else, with many clubs having over 800 golf memberships, we pride ourselves in having only 296 exclusive resident members. You will never have trouble booking a tee time at Bearís Paw Country Club.
Bear's Paw Golf Shop Hours
Monday - Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our Golf Shop and Professional Team provide the following services:
- Private and group instruction
- Video swing analysis
- Online and phone tee-time system
- Club fitting and re-gripping
- The latest in golf apparel and accessories
- Get Golf Ready Program
- Demo days with top golf club manufacturers
- Summer reciprocal program
- Golf shoe re-spiking
- Special and custom orders on anything golf related!
Lessons, Clinics & Group Play
Our Golf Professionals are all PGA Class A instructors and offer specialized instruction to improve your game. Here you can:
- Get Golf Ready with three 30-minute sessions to learn the fundamentals of golf and give you confidence to join others on course
- Book private lessons
- Schedule a series of lessons
- Take part in a video swing analysis
Weíve got weekly group clinics for all levels. Clinics are limited to 8 players, allowing for fun, but personalized instruction.
You want options? Weíve got options.
- 18 Hole Men
- 18 Hole Women
- 9 Hole Women
- Sunday Mixed
Member Sponsored Golf Outings
Access one of the best private courses in Naples for your next member sponsored golf outing. On a limited basis we welcome outside groups to host corporate and charitable events at Bearís Paw as long as a member of Bear's Paw is sponsoring the outing. Our professional event team will work with you from start to finish to make sure your event is executed to a tee.
- Our course is available for member sponsored outside corporate and charitable golf events
- Outside events are limited (based on availability)
- Food & Beverage services available
- Golf event includes green fees, cart fees and practice range privileges
- PGA Professional event scoring services
- Staff assistance to incorporate event sponsorship (e.g. signage, contests)