The Home Of Golden Ocala

Ocala and Central Florida

Welcome to Ocala and Central Florida! Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club is beautifully situated on more than 1,200 acres in the lush rolling hills of northwest Ocala, in Marion County. This picturesque setting is in the heart of the Horse Capital of the World!

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club is home to championship golf and tennis, an elite equestrian center and a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center — all within the shadow of the stately 77,000 square foot clubhouse featuring exclusive, luxury benefits for members.

The secluded gated community offers security and privacy for members to enjoy a wealth of lavish amenities. Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club is certainly a one-of-a-kind gem in Central Florida.

Enjoying mild temperatures most of the year makes Ocala and Central Florida ideal for an active lifestyle for the golf and equine enthusiasts alike. The region offers an abundance of access to other pursuits such as boating, kayaking, hiking, biking and more. The area receives high praise for being a family friendly community.

Ocala and Central Florida

Location is Everything

Golden Ocala is ideally located about an hour from either of Florida’s coasts so residents and visitors can enjoy the beautiful beaches and theme parks in Orlando and Tampa.

Ocala and Central Florida offers visitors an array of points of interests to explore, including the area’s sparkling clear natural springs, renowned cultural facilities, and quaint, local shopping districts. The area’s beautiful landscape and genuine hospitality are certain to draw you in for an experience like no other.

Downtown Ocala

Ocala’s Downtown Square is a destination for varied dining options from the upscale to more casual fare. The square also serves as a hub of other community activities like a monthly art walk. It’s a good place to experience the real Ocala.

Natural Springs

Marion County is home to a network of pristine springs just a short drive from Ocala. To the west is Florida’s fourth largest spring at Rainbow Springs State Park, near Dunnellon, where visitors enjoy tubing and kayaking in the crystal clear water. A short drive east of Ocala brings you to Silver Springs in the Ocala National Forest, once the filming backdrop for several Tarzan movies. Enjoy a glass bottom boat ride along the Silver River or kayak and canoe on your own.

Florida Beaches

Golden Ocala enjoys the luxury of being about an hour’s drive from either of Florida’s exquisite coasts, which are home to some of the nation’s best beaches. Florida’s west coast along the Gulf of Mexico is home to St. Petersburg Beach and Clearwater Beach. Travel up the coast a bit to the charming island of Cedar Key for a relaxing day. The famous Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach are on Florida’s Atlantic coast just south of historic St. Augustine.


In Ocala and Central Florida, you are never far from professional sporting events. Tampa is home to the Buccaneers of the NFL, the Rays of the MLB, and the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL. Orlando has major league teams too with the NBA’s Orlando Magic, the Orlando City Soccer Club rounded out by hockey’s Orlando Solar Bears.

Performing Arts/Cultural Amenities

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club enjoys close proximity to a number of stellar cultural amenities in the region, from the Ocala Civic Theatre and the Appleton Museum in Ocala to the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Florida in Gainesville.


Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club is also near several of Florida's largest universities, including the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida State University in Tallahassee, the University of Central Florida in Orlando and University of South Florida in Tampa.

Public and Private Schools

The region offers excellent educational opportunities and several of the state’s top ranking public elementary schools, such as Dr. N.H. Jones and Eighth Street Elementary. In addition, Ocala is home to a number of sought-after private schools including Cornerstone School, Blessed Trinity School and Trinity Catholic High School. Vanguard High Schooloffers a premier International Baccalaureate (IB) program for students.


Central Florida is the destination for all things attractions when it comes to Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando. Race fans head to Daytona to get up close to NASCAR at the Daytona International Speedway, home of the Great American Race – The Daytona 500. Tampa is also home to a host of attractions, including Busch Gardens, the Lowry Park Zoo, The Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) and The Florida Aquarium.