7 affordable golf course homes

Play all year for less than $300K

You can pay an arm and a driver for a gorgeous home on a year-round golf course. Or you could consider one of these seven properties from Florida to California where tee times come with the keys at a more affordable price. Our suggested properties cost between $209,000 and $295,000. All are single-family homes in planned communities built around golf courses and a golfing lifestyle. In fact, most of these properties back right onto a green or fairway. Although they aren't loaded with upscale amenities, you'll find a few luxury touches such as fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, wood floors, granite counter tops and stainless-steel appliances. Mountain vistas add to the ambience of several homes, and most are surprisingly spacious — more than half come with 2,000 square feet of living space. Whether you're looking for a retirement spot, a vacation home, or even a place to raise your kids, these properties are within lots of golfers' budgets. Let's take a look at them, traveling east to west across the country…