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San Diego, Naples Are Tops for Golf, According to Verizon

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DALLAS -With new names winning some of the most recent big golf events, many golfers may be tempted to tune up their game for Q-school and hit the professional golf circuit. A listing of the top golf cities from Verizon shows that the South and Southwest lead the top golfing cities, with San Diego, Naples, Fla., and Myrtle Beach, S.C., boasting the most golf listings in the country.

Top 20 Golf Cities

The cities with the most listings in golf-related categories, including disc golf, public and private golf courses and driving ranges, golf instruction, retail golf stores, miniature golf and tee times, are:

  1. San Diego
  2. Naples, Fla.
  3. Myrtle Beach, SC
  4. Houston
  5. Fort Myers, Fla.
  6. Las Vegas
  7. Orlando, Fla.
  8. San Antonio and Tucson, Ariz. (tie)
  9. Tampa, Fla.
  10. Scottsdale, Ariz.
  11. Indianapolis, Ind.
  12. Atlanta
  13. Austin, Texas
  14. Sarasota, Fla.
  15. Phoenix
  16. Louisville, Ken.
  17. Denver
  18. Minneapolis
  19. West Palm Beach, Fla.
  20. Dallas

"No doubt about it, golf is a very popular sport across the country, but especially in fair weather states where you can play all year," said Craig Goode, vice president of Internet Operations at Verizon and an avid golfer. "Whether you're looking for a Big Bertha FusionTM, a tee time or lessons from a pro to trim off a few strokes, local and product information on can help you get your game up to par."

For golf courses and resources, go to Look for the star ratings and accompanying business reviews and profiles to help you find the service that fits your needs.

About Verizon

Verizon Information Services (VIS), a division of Verizon Communications Corp. (NYSE:VZ), is the nation's most advanced provider of yellow pages and related shopping information. It has $3.5 billion in revenues from products including: Verizon Yellow Pages; Verizon (, the nation's most advanced Internet directory and a leading online shopping resource; and the SuperPages On the Go information directory offered through Verizon Wireless Get It Now services and on other wireless carriers. The company is the largest publisher of Hispanic directories in the U.S. and the first to provide a Hispanic online shopping resource