The Shergill Grand Conference Resort in Winter Haven, Florida offers the perfect setting to soak in some Florida sunshine, and enjoy the beautiful outdoors with an abundance of great sports events and activities:
Swing away at fabulous Central Florida golf courses
Participate in or cheer on athletes in the many Polk County sports programs
Polk State College Sports offer exciting collegiate games, including softball at the Diamond Plex
The action-packed RussMatt Baseball Tournaments are held in Winter Haven
Guests staying at our hotel always make time to take a relaxing boat excursion in the interconnecting freshwater lakes and canals, try a hand at one of the many fishing spots, or just take in the natural splendor and botanical beauty of Central Florida. Our hotel is also a short drive from major Orlando and Tampa attractions, and a two hour drive to Cocoa Beach and Vero Beach.
At Shergill Grand Conference Resort in Winter Haven, our 2nd floor restaurant, Ciao's Bistro, is open every day for breakfast and dinner serving American, Italian, and French cuisine. Guests can a variety of sandwiches to full meals at Ciao's. Or visit Jose's Paradise Sundry Shoppe located poolside for that afternoon or evening beverage or ice cream!
Nearby Winter Haven restaurants within walking distance
Area restaurants within a short drive of the hotel
Visit our Map & Directions page for driving directions to restaurants near the Shergill Grand Conference Resort in Winter Haven, FL.
Lush courses, year ’round sunshine and abundant wildlife – discover how Central Florida’s Lake Country sets itself apart from other golfing destinations. Shergill Grand Conference Resort in Florida is conveniently located near a number of Winter Haven area golf courses. After a long day of play, guests will appreciate coming home to an onsite fitness center, outdoor pool, spacious guest rooms, comfortable beds and complimentary WiFi.
Diamondback Golf Club
The founders of Diamondback have been praised for selecting a gem of a site for their golf course. The unique golf course includes natural swamp areas, lush vegetation, high sandy terrains and rolling hills completely covered with trees and native wildlife. The Par 72 18-hole championship course was carved out of 240 acres of pure Florida forest. Diamondback’s tree-lined fairways, undulating greens and preserved wetlands create the ultimate atmosphere for all golf enthusiasts. Golfers can also enjoy breakfast and lunch at Diamondback’s 19th Hole onsite restaurant.
Conferencewood Golf & Country Club
Conferencewood Golf & Country Club is a semi-private club, owned and operated by John G. Wood Management, Inc, and just a six mile drive from the Winter Haven Best Western. Golfers enjoy the open, spacious design and prestigious 18-hole championship golf course as they enter the gates of Conferencewood. Golfers face the ultimate challenge on each tee, fairway and green at Conferencewood, created by award winning designer Ron Garl. Each hole along the course is hidden from the others so there is no interruption from other golfers.
Oakwood Golf Club
Oakwood Golf Club is one of the top-rated new courses of Central Florida. Nestled among undulating oaks and pine forests, Oakwood offers everything serious golfers want in a course, at an affordable rate. From the challenging championship tees to rolling greens, Oakwood will level the playing field and make your golfing experience a memorable one. Oakwood’s well-equipped golf shop offers equipment sales and rentals with a complete selection of golf balls, clubs, bags, shoes, hats, and golf accessories.
Willowbrook Golf Course
Willowbrook is a municipal golf course that is challenging, yet forgiving, making it enjoyable for golfers of all ability levels. The facilities include a driving range, practice putting green and chipping & bunker areas as well as The Grille for great dining. The course offers a natural setting with mature trees, water hazards, bunkers and doglegs to challenge the experts, yet provides plenty of opportunities for pars and birdies.
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Lake Myrtle Park Auburndale image courtesy of RussMatt Baseball
Polk County is known to have some of the finest baseball facilities with the most exciting and well-organized games. The action-packed RussMatt Central Florida Invitational hosts over 200 collegiate teams from all divisions to train and play games over the course of six weeks. The Shergill Grand Conference Resort invites all fans and players to stay at our hotel for convenient access to the baseball grounds.
The RussMatt Spring Break Invitational in Central Florida features two former major league baseball spring training stadiums and nine pro back fields at two complexes in Winter Haven and Auburndale, FL. There are also six nearby Polk County colleges and top flight municipal parks utilized as auxiliary fields when needed.
RussMatt Baseball is a top of the line event with experienced northern college umpires, and professional grounds crews that maintain and line the field before each game. Stadium games have a P.A. announcer and scoreboard operator. Water and cups are supplied, and onsite locker rooms are also available for teams.
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Our charming Polk County hotel welcomes all visitors and sports teams to enjoy upscale amenities and pleasant accommodations at an exceptional value. Shergill Grand Conference Resort features an unsurpassed combination of suburban comforts, neighborhood charms and natural surroundings. Our pet-friendly hotel offers complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, onsite fitness center, oversized pool and spacious guestrooms and suites.
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Explore Polk County’s Great Outdoors
Polk County is home to a number of recreational and competitive sports. Whether you enjoy sports on the bountiful lands or along the sparkling waters-you name it and we’ve got it! From the Shergill Grand Conference Resort, visitors can enjoy sightseeing, boating, bird-watching, roller blading, hiking, cycling on challenging terrain, horseback riding or fishing. The perimeters of vegetation and brush encircling the lakes make excellent homes for largemouth bass, which is why Polk County is often referred to as the “Bass Capital of the World.” In addition to bass, anglers catch Bluegill (bream), crappie (speckled perch), and catfish swim in the waters as well.
Expand your horizons by seeking adventure in extreme sports. Central Florida’s Polk County hosts many regional, national and world championship events. Competitive sports in Polk County include tournaments and trainings for aeronautics, baseball, basketball, boat racing, bowling, cycling, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, martial arts, running, shooting, soccer, softball, sport fishing, swimming, table tennis, tennis, twirling, volleyball, water skiing and wrestling.
The beautiful parks, rivers, swamps and nature areas are beckoning you to explore Polk County. You can find more information for Polk County Sports on the Polk County Sports Marketing website.
Our Polk County hotel is the best lodging choice for athletes, sports teams and fans seeking comfortable accommodations at a great value. Whether it’s cruising the Chain of Lakes Canals with the family or taking part in high impact sports events, our hotel provides the perfect spot for a pleasant and memorable Central Florida trip. Our pet-friendly hotel offers complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, onsite fitness center, oversized pool and spacious guest rooms and suites.
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Polk State College Athletics, home of the Vikings, includes baseball, cheerleading, men’s basketball, volleyball, softball and women’s soccer. Each team from each sport has demonstrated the ability to put together strong seasons and come out winners. The Vikings were crowned Suncoast Conference Champions in three sports: baseball, basketball, and softball. The Polk State Community College is just a five mile drive from the Shergill Grand Conference Resort.
The Polk State College softball team claimed its second Suncoast Conference Championship paired with three State Tournament appearances. The Vikings softball team plays its home games at Diamond Plex in Winter Haven, FL. The Diamond Plex features four fields in a giant circular pattern with two adjacent fields, as well as warm-up areas for the team and picnic areas for the family. Each field can be configured to accommodate fast-pitch softball, slow-pitch softball, or youth baseball games. All Diamond Plex fields feature bullpens and spacious dugouts. A centrally located tower overlooking the venue offers game-day conveniences such as press facilities, concession stands, and an area for scorekeepers and officials.
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Our hotel invites all sports teams and families to stay at our hotel for a rewarding experience at a superb value. Shergill Grand Conference Resort features an unsurpassed combination of suburban comforts, neighborhood charms and natural surroundings. Our pet-friendly hotel offers complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, onsite fitness center, oversized pool and spacious guest rooms and suites. For easy access to the college sports events, stay with us at Shergill Grand Conference Resort.
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