Tesoro, Port St. Lucie
The $4.5 million Ginn sur Mer Classic debuted here this past fall, establishing Tesoro as a Tour-worthy site. An ornate beach club is in the making, and a Tom Watson course will open later this year. Golf: 18 holes (Arnold Palmer). Recent Home Listings: $2 million to $10 million. Contact: 888-297-3339, tesoroclub.com.
Tuscany Reserve, Naples
While eagerly awaiting completion of their lavish 34,000-square-foot clubhouse, members spend time at the Casa Corteze, a Tuscan-looking (naturally) golf emporium with traditional club services. Also in the works is a full regalia of high-tech analysis, teaching and club-fitting equipment. Golf: 18 holes (Pete Dye/Greg Norman). Recent Home Listings: $690,000 to $4 million. Contact: 800-924-2290, wcicommunities.com.
A string of luxury villas called Bramble Pointe is the latest TwinEagles neighborhood to move briskly toward sell-out. The 1,115-acre community offers the spectrum, from coach homes to grand estates. Two golf courses, fitness center and tennis. Golf: 36 holes (Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player). Recent Home Listings: $300,000 to $5.5 million. Contact: 888-403-0085, twineagles.com.
Windsor, Vero Beach
The Ford Plantation, Richmond Hill
Brimming with dignity and distinction, the site of the old plantation was visited by Frederick Law Olmsted and declared wondrous. Modern-day amusements include a deep-water marina, equestrian center, on-property naturalists, hunting and fishing preserves, plus a spa and sports complex. Golf: 18 holes (Pete Dye). Recent Home Listings: $1.2 million to $5.9 million. Contact: 877-735-8367, fordplantation.com.