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Award-Winning Courses

9 Awards in 2019-2020

INCLUDING 2019 Herald Tribune Readers Choice 2019 Gondolier Best of Venice 2019 & 2020 Venice Chamber Business of the Year Finalist

Waterford Golf club 941-484-6621

Capri Isles Golf club 941-485-3371

Calusa Lakes Golf club 941-484-8995

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 5-Day Advance Tee Time Junior Golfers Welcome

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FROM THE EDITOR

Golf Coast Magazine

Contents

Cover Story

Big Summer Golf Card is the area’s ticket to great golf values and the opportunity to play the Big Money Tour to win cash and prizes.

6 WELCOME

8 12 COMPETITION IS GREAT

Where to contact us, plus a letter from our publishers.

ON THE WEB

Visit GolfCoastMagazine.com to keep up

with local news and events. Junior Golfers are competing in tournaments at exclusive clubs and resorts all along the Gulf Coast thanks to the Ultimate Golf Experience.

30 TOP TEN PRODUCTS

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Swing into Summer with some of the best values in golf.

Golf Products to help you play better and look good too.

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Fox Hollow Golf Club continues to be a Tampa Bay MANATEE, SARASOTA favorite. One of Golf Digest’s & CHARLOTTE COUNTIES “Top 75 Courses Accessible 34 & 38 MAPS to the Public in Florida.” 35 SHOPPING, DINING, INSTRUCTION 36 COURSE DIRECTORY

PINELLAS, HILLSBOROUGH, PASCO & HERNANDO COUNTIES 60 MAP

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WELCOMING MEMBERS SINCE 1926 Sara Bay Country Club is a private golf club located just north of downtown Sarasota. Designed by legendary architect Donald Ross, it is recognized as one of the most venerable clubs in Florida, and where the traditions of the game have been preserved. Experience a restored golf course according to the original designs of Donald Ross.

SARA BAY COUNTRY CLUB (941) 355-7658 7011 Willow Street, Sarasota, 34243 www.sarabaycc.org dbudny@sarabaycc.org

• 5 sets of tees from 4899 - 7062 Yards • Walking / Caddies • General Manager, Paul Barone • Head Professional, Daren King • Director of Membership, Dennis J. Budny


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Connecting Golfers on the West Coast of Florida. Jean M. Couser, Publisher Greater Sarasota Area Mobile: 941-915-9160 jean@golfcoastmagazine.com Bruz Fellenz, Publisher - Tampa Bay Area Mobile: 727-409-0797 bruzfellenz68@gmail.com Mary Raimondo, Publisher - Southwest Florida Mobile: 410-449-2822 mary@golfcoastmagazine.com Ryan Ruppert, Partner Office: 941.361.1536 ryan@golfcoastmagazine.com Rose Ruppert, Partner rose@golfcoastmagazine.com Tami Vaughan, Production Manager Olivia Baldassari, Digital Marketing Manager olivia@golfcoastmagazine.com Mark Cardon, Golf News - fcardon@aol.com Golf Coast Magazine is published by Golf Coast Magazine, Inc.; 3X’s a year and distributed along the West Coast of Florida. © 2020 Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information in this guide. Golf Coast Magazine and it’s affiliates are not responsible or liable for any errors, omissions, or changes in rates or information.

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played in the US jumped 50M over 2019, as a result of golf being positioned as an ideal socially distanced activity during a pandemic, when more and more people took up the game. Spectators were permitted at the LECOM Suncoast Classic at Lakewood National Golf Club in Bradenton to watch the up and coming men battle on the Korn Ferry Tour. Down the street at The Concession, no tickets were sold to see the PGA Tour players when the course became the site of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship. Although spectator participation was strictly limited, the highly televised event that kicked off the Florida Swing, showed the world the quality of courses available in the area. Our cover story on The Big Summer Golf Card opens the doors to some of the most exceptional area golf courses at preferred rates while inviting you to play on their unique golf tour, one in which no real skills are required. Our Hot List of new products on page 30 shows that inventors came up with some pretty savvy solutions to problems Covid caused. We have featured a few, like the personal rake and a shirt that coverts to a mask. Throughout the magazine you will find some of the best golf the west coast has to offer. Follow us on social media and sign up for our weekly newsletter for the latest in golf news and area deals. Fairways and greens, Jean Couser, Bruz Fellenz, Ryan Ruppert, Rose Ruppert


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REVIEW

Big Summer Golf Card ®

Pays For Itself In Three Rounds Or Less! Buy It Now, Valid All Year!

PREFERRED RATES ALL SUMMER LONG UNLIMITED PLAY MAY THRU OCTOBER

Big Summer Golf Card® delivers consistently great rates at top area courses. Put one card in your wallet and enjoy great savings every round. Not only that but watch for special offers from leading golf retailers to ease the strain on your pocket!

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Every participating course has copies of The Golf Guide in the pro shop. Check out courses and rates as well as locations. The Guide is also available at leading golf stores around town.

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Make sure you go to bigsumergolf.com and bookmark us because rate changes are posted daily!

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You Wouldn’t Leave Home Without Your Smart Phone, Why Would You Play Golf Without Your Smart Card? Play Your Favorite Courses All Summer Long And Save As You Play!

Each year The Big Money TourSM is held in Southwest Florida. All Big Summer Golf Card® holders are automatically eligible to play with 10 prizes every month worth $5,000 including cash, golf rounds, and equipment. Every year $30,00 worth of prizes is given away. Since 2013 more than 500 golfers have shared in over $270,000 prize winning. Every Big Summer Golf Card holder is automatically eligible to play The Big Money TourSM in Southwest Florida with 10 monthly prizes May thru October worth $5,000 including cash, golf rounds and equipment. Each year $30,00 worth of prizes is given away with a monthly Grand Prize of $1,000! Since 2013 more than 500 golfers have shared in over $270,000 prize winnings.


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Sign up for emails to receive latest course news and don’t miss out on special offers! Watch for new courses joining as The Big Summer Golf Card program continues to grow! Call NOW on 941.923.2232 or 1.800.391.3665 to buy your card or go to bigsummergolf.com and click on the BUY NOW link for your 2021 golf adventure!

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Whether a local resident, summer visitor or just passing through, every golfer benefits from The Big Summer Golf Card. Now in its 29th year the card pays for itself in as little as three rounds of golf! Other benefits include Private Course Play Dates and Tournaments exclusively for Big Summer Golf Card holders throughout the year. Visit bigsummergolf.com regularly as updates and special offers are being posted all the time!! GolfCoastMagazine.com

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Attention Boy & Girl Junior Golfers – Fun, Competitive, TOP Courses, Filmed Events, Live Scoring, & All-Star Events The Ultimate Golf Experience (UGE) Jr & College Prep Tour was created in 2020 to provide junior golfers along the west coast of Florida from SW Florida to greater Tampa area with Exciting, Competitive, High-Quality, and Unique golf tournament experiences. Semi-Monthly regional events provide a variety of tournament experiences from 18-holes to multi-day 36- and 54-hole individual stroke or match play formats and team events on TOP resort, private, and semiprivate golf courses. Golfers can earn UGE points for each event based on their finish which will determine the top qualifiers (All-stars) for team play events against other state junior golf tours. Players also earn awards/ GolfCoastMagazine.com

national junior rankings such as Junior Golf Scoreboard and Global Junior Golf Rankings. The UGE regular season runs from January 31, 2021 to July 2021. The post season (All-stars) lasts until the end of August.

There are 5 age divisions (girls and boys 15 to 18, 12 to 14, and coed 10 to 12) competing for awards/ prizes in each event. Events feature live scoring / leaderboards and high profile events are filmed (https://youtu.be/jtV4E-lFwb8). Event winners in the older age divisions earn Florida Junior Tour (FJT) STEP exemptions. To become a tour member and learn more about UGE visit us at www. UltimateGolfExp.net or on social media (Facebook and Instagram).


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University Park Country Club UNIVERSITY PARK in MANATEE COUNTY

University Park Country Club, the area’s premier semi-private country club, continues to be the “not to be missed” golf destination on Florida’s Cultural Coast. The breathtaking championship golf course is designed to reward the golfer whatever their skill level and provide an exhilarating golf experience against a stunning backdrop of native Florida. The impeccable conditions and beauty of the course as well as the club’s renowned friendly service offer the daily-fee player a private club experience that is surprisingly affordable. As University Park Country Club continues to improve, it is no surprise that the course consistently earns awards and recognition from independent reader’s surveys and discerning golfers. For the 23rd year in a row, the award-winning and challenging 27 holes at University Park have earned Golf Digest’s 4-star rating, with writers enthusiastically calling it a “must play” course. The Ron Garl-designed course has won accolades and distinction from, Golf for Women, Golfweek and Florida Sportsfan placing University Park in “Florida’s Top Fifty.” Locally University Park County Club has been voted “Best Place to Play Golf” by Sarasota Magazine readers every year since 1993, and Golf Advisor has ranked it #10 on its 2015 top 25 courses in Florida. Respect for nature and a commitment to excellence is unparalleled at University Park. Careful planning and attention to detail have created a beautiful piece of property with exceptional golf and an unsurpassed lifestyle. Among the most prestigious and revered awards for this community are “Best Community Design in America” awarded by The National Association of Home Builders and Professional Builder Magazine, and “Best Development in Region” by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Future of the Region Award.

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For the 23rd year in a row the beautiful and challenging 27 holes at University Park have earned Golf Digest’s 4-Star Rating with writers enthusiastically calling it a “must play” course.

LOCATION Unrelenting attention to detail is evident and these high standards keep the course in top playing condition to maximize player enjoyment of the course. Add to this dedicated employees who create a friendly, relaxed atmosphere which is why the club has a reputation for first-class service. University Park County Club is committed to an ongoing program of improving and upgrading its golf operations. Each year the club’s management reviews the changing needs of its golfing members and visitors and responds with innovative actions that reflect the rapidly changing environment and technology in the golfing industry today. The club’s website is responsive for all mobile devices and tee times may be booked online 24 hours a day.

7671 The Park Blvd. University Park, FL 34201 1.8 miles west of I-75, exit 213.

www.universitypark-fl.com STATISTICS

Number of Holes: 27 Par-72 10+1 Emerald 6446 Platinum 6095 Gold 5607 Ruby 5338 Bronze 4875

10+19 6598 6205 5720 5456 4949

19+1 6725 6161 5727 5432 4862

COURSE FACTS

LPGA tour player Sue Ertl and Head Golf Professional Ashley Hayden, bring golf instruction to every level of golfer. The Golf Academy offers a variety of clinics, golf schools, the popular Get Golf Ready programs, playing lessons and private instruction.

Architect: Ron Garl General Manager: Laurie Evans Head Golf Professional: Ashley Hayden Head Teaching Pro: Sue Ertl Superintendent: Curtis Nickerson

The outstanding golf experience is enhanced by notable food and beverage service. Golfers are invited to enjoy lunch post or pre round and drinks and conversation are always welcomed on the lakeside café. The award-winning culinary staff and management attract many of the area’s most prominent charitable and corporate golf tournaments, weddings and special events.

Visit University Park Country Club located just 1.8 miles west of I-75 on University Parkway (Exit 213). For Tee Times call (941) 359-9999. For Club Membership call Ann Backus at (941) 355-3888 x234. Visit our website: www.universitypark-fl.com to be included in special e-news and rate promotions.


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COURSES Semi-Private Course

CHARLOTTE | SARASOTA | MANATEE MAP #151

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Bradenton

Peridia Golf and Country Club

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 3373 / 58.8 / 97 Yellow: 3014 / 56.2 / 89 Red: 2749 / 55.6 / 89

COURSE FACTS

Number of Holes: 18 Architects: Jed Azinger and Gordon Lewis General Manager: Tom Donato, CAM Pro Shop Manager: Brian Schmidt Superintendent: Ray Bartels, Jr. , CGCS

COURSE AMENITIES

• Complete Pro Shop • Terrace on The Green Restaurant with Full Bar service • Banquets and weddings • Golf Lessons available

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Manatee County’s Premier Executive Golf Course offers lush fairways and redesigned Tif-Eagle greens that provide a challenge to golfers of all skill levels and the ability to play in 3 hours. Walk or ride anytime! It’s the perfect course for couples, families, and seniors to improve their short game. Peridia’s full service restaurant and banquet facility is open to the public for lunch and dinner. Peridia has a new Tiki Bar, open every day from 11 am to 8 pm, serving your favorite drinks and offering a limited food menu. 4950 Peridia Boulevard East Bradenton, FL 34203 941-758-2582 www.peridiagcc.net


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27 holes of Championship Golf Rated 4 1/2 stars by Golf Digest Annual Practice Facility Memberships are available. A 25-acre practice facility and learning center with 4 USGA spec TifEagle practice putting and 3 short game holes, that is without question the largest and finest in the region with multiple areas to develop your game. Range membership comes with 4 complimentary twilight rounds of golf.

Try our Complimentary Trial Golf Membership www.heroncreekgc.com by calling Richelle at 941-423-6955 or email Call for Tee Times Membership@heron-creek.com Restrictions may apply

(941) 423-6955

Member for a day rates: Nov, Dec, & April $69 Jan Feb & March $99 May- October $49 Name___________________________________________________________________________ Phone___________________________________________________________________________ Address__________________________________________________________________________ Email____________________________________________________________________________

Call for reduced rates June-September Exp: 12/31/2021


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Semi-Private Course

CHARLOTTE | SARASOTA | MANATEE MAP #144

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Men’s White: 3752 / 60.3 / 101; Ladies Red: 3122 / 58.5 / 95

COURSE FACTS

Number of Holes: 18 Architect: Dean Refram Director of Operations: Joel King Superintendent: Andrew Jordan

Bradenton

Pinebrook/Ironwood Golf Club S UB CLBLE L A NT ILA RE AVA

COURSE AMENITIES

• Putting Green • Pro Shop • Walking Allowed • Tournaments and Leagues Welcome • Rental Clubs Available

Pinebrook/Ironwood Golf Club is one of the area’s finest executive courses nestled inside a beautiful community. Between the water-bordered fairways and the 37 bunkers surrounding 18 Champion Bermuda greens this 3,706-yard, par-61 course offers a challenge to golfers of all ages and handicaps. The amenities include a pro shop, snacks, refreshments and putting green. 4260 Ironwood Circle Bradenton, FL 34209 941-792-3288 www.PinebrookIronwood.com

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CHARLOTTE | SARASOTA | MANATEE

Semi-Private Course

MAP #112

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Meadows & Preserve Gold: 7182 / 75.4 / 141 Blue: 6619 / 72.2 / 133 White: 6053 / 69.8 / 121 Black: 5600 / 67.4 / 117 Red: 4939 / 68.9 / 117 Orange: 4166 / 64.3 / 106 Preserve & Hatchett Creek Gold: 7009 / 74.3 / 145 Blue: 6477 / 71.6 / 133 White: 5918 / 69.3 / 116 Black: 5326 / 66.5 / 109 Red: 4756 / 68.5 / 114 Orange: 4084 / 63.8 / 106 Hatchett Creek & Meadows Gold: 7039 / 74.5 / 140 Blue: 6526 / 72.0 / 129 White: 6067 / 69.9 / 122 Black: 5412 / 66.9 / 113 Red: 5075 / 70.4 / 118 Orange: 4272 / 64.9 / 104

Venice

Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club Voted Best Semi-Private Club in Venice 19 years in a row! •

Six Sets of Tees to Satisfy Every Skill Level

Beautiful Nature Preserves and Lakes

Extensive Driving Range and Practice Facility

PGA Professionals to Fine-Tune Your Game

Golf Tournaments & Corporate Outings Available

• Golf Memberships Available Conveniently located on Center Road between Jacaranda Blvd (I-75 exit 193) and Bypass 41. 4-DAY ADVANCE TEE TIMES

COURSE FACTS

Number of Holes: 27 Architect: Ted McAnlis PGA Head Pro: Bill Neal General Mngr: Tom Weaver Superintendent: Dan Haubein Assistant Pros: Travis Blauvelt, Brian Todd

COURSES

625 Center Road Venice, FL 34285 941-496-4653 www.pelicanpointeclub.com

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CHARLOTTE | SARASOTA | MANATEE

Semi-Private Course

MAP #160

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Englewood

Boca Royale Golf & County Club

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Black: 6357 / 70.9 / 125 Emerald: 6065 / 69.7 / 122 Platinum: 5720 / 67.9 / 121 Gold - M: 5366 / 66.4 / 118 Gold - W: 5366 / 71.1 / 127 Ruby - M: 4981 / 63.8 / 114 Ruby - W: 4981 / 69.2 / 113 Pearl - W: 3174 / 59.8 / 94

COURSE FACTS

Number of Holes: 18 Golf Professional: Ed McConnell, PGA Superintendent: David Spencer

COURSE AMENITIES

• Chipping Area • Club Storage • Clubhouse • Golf Lessons • Practice Greens • Pro Shop • Sand Practice • Restaurant-Lunch Daily, Dinner Wed-Fri, Sunday Brunch • Golf Club Rental • Tempo Walk Units

Boca Royale is a Semi-private Country Club that welcomes all golfers and offers a challenge for all skill levels. Our pro shop staff and our teaching professionals are waiting to serve our members and guests. Eighteen championship holes with Champion Greens, five tee box locations and an excellent putting practice area are surrounded by towering oaks, cypress, palms, and lush green fairways. Native birds and wildlife can be spotted on the 150 acres of lakes, tropical nature preserves and the beautiful landscape of woodlands, sand and water. 1601 Englewood Road Englewood, FL 34223 941-474-7475 www.bocaroyale.com

“ The Experts in the Game and Business of Golf ” The NFPGA is a group of approximately 1500 PGA Members and Apprentices serving the needs of the golfers at more than 600 courses in North Florida. The North Florida Section is the fourth largest in the PGA, geographically comprised of 41 counties. Founded in 1916, the PGA of America has grown into the world's largest working sports organization. If it’s about golf, choose a PGA Professional for advice! They are the experts in the game and business of golf. On the web at: nfpga.com


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COURSES Executive

CHARLOTTE | SARASOTA | MANATEE MAP #166

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Venice

Venice East Golf Course

Yardage: 2791 / Par 58

COURSE FACTS Number of Holes: 18 General Manager: Lila Purcell Superintendent: Lou Corvo

COURSE AMENITIES • Rental Equipment • Snacks • PGA Instruction • Walking Anytime • Memberships Available Equity & Associate • Driving Range & Practice Facility • Automated Ball Machine • Special 5 Buckets for $20

Venice East Golf Course is an 18-hole semi-private, executive par 58 course. It is perfect for the beginner, senior, or those that want to practice their short game. The longest hole is 250 yards, so the course can easily be played in 2-1/2 to 3 hours. We have gators, sandhill cranes, and other wildlife watching you, so please watch out for them. The most important thing — Golf Should Be Fun - So Enjoy! For Specials and Coupons see our website at: veniceeastgc.com 107 Venice East Boulevard Venice, FL 34293 941-493-0005 www.veniceeastgc.com

Executive

MAP #119

TEE INFORMATION Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 3976 / 59.3 / 100; White: 3445 / 57.2 / 93; Red: 2840 / 56.0 / 85

Englewood

Oyster Creek Golf Club BS CLBULE L A T A RENAVAIL

“ The Experts in the Game and Business of Golf ”

COURSE FACTS

Number of Holes: 18 The NFPGA is a group of approximately 1500 PGA Members Architect: Ted McAnlis Director of Operations: and Apprentices serving the needs of the golfers Joel King at more than 600 courses in North Florida. General Manager: Denny Burnham Not your typical executive golf course, Oyster Creek, designed by Superintendent: Andrew TheJordan North Florida Section is the fourth largest in the PGA,

Ted McAnlis, is both challenging and scenic. Accuracy off the tee is geographically 41 play counties. important ascomprised water comesofinto on 13 of the 18 holes. Distance is critical on only a few of the par 4s, but even low-handicap golfers • Clubhouse Founded in 1916, the PGA of America has grown into find they play to their handicap. Oyster Creek offers meticulously• Practice Greens the world's largestgreens working sports organization. manicured surrounded by environmentally-protected natural • Pro Shop wetlands. • Snack Bar - Lunch If it’s about golf, choose a PGA Professional for advice! • Golf Club Rental They are the6651 experts in the game and business of golf. Oriole Blvd. Englewood, FL 34224 On the web at: nfpga.com 941-475-0334 www.oystercreekgolfclub.com

COURSE AMENITIES

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COURSES Semi-Private Golf Club

CHARLOTTE | SARASOTA | MANATEE MAP #172

TEE INFORMATION

Punta Gorda

Deep Creek Golf Club

Par 70: Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 5836 / 68.9 / 124 White: 5424 / 66.9 / 115 Gold: 4942/ 64.8 / 113 Ladies Gold: 4942 / 69.0 / 121 Red: 4746 / 68.3 / 119

COURSE FACTS Number of Holes: 18 Architect: Mark McCumber General Manager/PGA: Todd Evans Superintendent: Josh Czarnecki

COURSE AMENITIES • Clubhouse - Restaurant • Practice Facilities • Short Game Area • Walking Allowed • Golf Club Rental • Five Day Advanced T-times • PGA Instruction • 5 Day Advanced T-Times

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Now in its 35th year of operation, Deep Creek GC has been voted one of the best golf courses in the Charlotte County area year after year. A Par 70, 18 hole layout designed by PGA Tour player Mark McCumber is truly an enjoyable experience with a friendly welcoming staff. From tee to green, whether high or low handicap your experience will be top notch. Public play is welcome, and a variety of memberships options are offered at an exceptional value. Our restaurant and lounge serves only the best quality food and drinks under a casual setting to enhance your experience. 1260 San Cristobal Avenue Punta Gorda, FL 33983 941-625-6911 www.deepcreekgolf.com

Nice People, Great Golf!


Valspar Championship Returns to Innisbrook April 29-May 2, 2021

The Valspar Championship – an official professional golf tournament on the PGA TOUR – will be contested April 29 through May 2, 2021 on Innisbrook Golf Resort’s Copperhead Course – with it’s finishing “Snake Pit” holes – in Palm Harbor, Florida. The tournament is part of the season-long race for the FedEx Cup and features 156 of the top players worldwide. Paul Casey, a top-15 player in the world, is the two-time defending champion. The 2019 event attracted over 125,000 fans during tournament week from over 45 states and 9 Canadian provinces. The 2020 event was cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The 2021 Valspar Championship will be broadcast nationally on Golf Channel and CBS and distributed in over 227 countries. The event is operated by Copperhead Charities (The Copperheads) and Pro Links Sports, and has generated over $45 million for local charities since 1977 with the help of hundreds of sponsors and over 2,000 volunteers. Tournament pillar charities include Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties, The First Tee, St. Pete College Foundation and Birdies for the Brave. Tournament Chairman is Jim Eisch and Tournament Director is Tracy West. Title sponsor is Valspar Paint. GolfCoastMagazine.com

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With the primary focus on the health and well-being of all involved with the tournament and the local community, daily attendance will be limited in 2021. Protocols have been put in place that include the mandatory use of facial coverings, social distancing and other health and safety measures. All permanent and temporary structures will have complete daily sanitation along with all golf carts and vehicles used in tournament operations. All interactions from start to finish including ticketing, admissions, merchandise, and concessions will be contactless and safety measures regarding food preparation and distribution will be in place. For ticket and volunteer information, visit ValsparChampionship.com. Player field announcements will begin in early April.


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River Hills Country Club The Revival of a Classic Private Country Club described as being Inviting, Distinctive and Dynamic in the Pursuit of “Best in Class” Amenities, Golf Course and Service.

River Hills Country Club opened in 1989 with a plan to have over 1,100

single family homes upon 1,000 acres with wonderful amenities, nature trail preserve, superb course conditions and a friendly, customer oriented staff. By all accounts, River Hills has become one of the most sought after guard gated residential communities in all of Tampa Bay. PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, PGA Champions Tour and professional athletes with the Bucs, Lightning and Rays have all called River Hills home. Since the original developer Arvida sold the facility in 2000, the club has been owned by several different management companies. Over the years – and hastened by the 2008 recession – the club and its facilities suffered as did most clubs throughout the country. After years of deferred maintenance, the River Hills Master Community Association (HOA) purchased the club in September 2019, sheltering the property from potential residential development and what would have resulted in declining home values. The property owners of River Hills voted overwhelmingly to purchase the club and agreed to a monthly assessment that enabled 100% of the residents to become Social Members with aquatic, dining and fitness facility privileges. Following the purchase, the HOA invested over $2M in improvements. These have contributed to the added value of a community that is truly involved and delighted once again with “their club”. The improvements have resulted in River Hills home values escalating at one of the fastest rates in western Florida over the past year due to the visionary actions of a very active community. Over 100 residents volunteer on various committees of property management and the club. River Hills offers golf and tennis memberships as upgrades for residents and offers those extended privileges to non-residents who may also gain desirable Social

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RIVER HILLS COUNTRY CLUB Private • 18 Holes • Par 72 Architect: Joe Lee Yardage/Rating/Slope Blue 6932/73/9/140 White 6644/72.4/136 Gold (M) 5957/69.0/130 Gold (L) 5957/75.1/139 Red 5182/67.0/126 • Casual Dining • 24 Hour Fitness • Heated Jr. Olympic Pool • 8 Har Tru Tennis Courts • Nature Preserve Trail • Playgrounds MAP #29

memberships. The River Hills membership roster now tops 1,500 and is the fastest growing club in Tampa. River Hills is also the best and perfect setting for special events like weddings, golf outings and special corporate functions within the 15,000 square foot clubhouse that accommodates up to 200 guests enveloped by timeless décor. Management is overseen by a team with backgrounds, experience and international accolades. Over a century of experience guides this team to be the “best in class” among many fine clubs in Tampa. Simply, they focus upon being inviting, distinctive and dynamic to provide a differentiated uniqueness from others. One of the basic premises of growth is founded in the belief that Members build the culture, and management nurtures the frameworks of excellence on their behalf. Guided by visions to offer a family-oriented experience and atmosphere, River Hills has extensive programming for families, kids and adults. River Hills is also a club that believes in giving of its time and resources to the general community. “River Hills Cares” raised over $15,000 through Member donations in 2020 offering funding to thank over 1,000 essential healthcare and educational professionals with meals and gifts of thanks for their efforts during these challenging times. River Hills is more than just a club. The membership and management work as a team to welcome new neighbors and friends to a family experience that is indeed distinctive and dynamic. For more information, call (813) 653-1554 or visit the website. RiverHillsCountryClub.com 3943 New River Hills Parkway Valrico, FL 33596


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Rake Caddy Since rakes have been removed from bunkers during the pandemic, a rake in every golfer’s bag makes sense, and the retractable, portable, lightweight Rake Caddy is the perfect solution to maintaining bunkers quickly and efficiently. The Rake Caddy fits nicely in loops or comfortably in the pocket of golf bags, and includes a patented “op-up” release mechanism and “tight tooth” design for easy use and quality results. Golfers will never have to walk to the other side of a bunker to fetch a rake and walk all the way around to use it. www.rakecaddy.com

You Can Call Me Wonder Woman Confidence is important when addressing the golf ball. Biion Footwear has made it possible to ratch it up to warrior status and channel your inner Wonder Woman when you look down at their new golf shoes. Winner of multiple “Best Golf Shoes” titles from Golf Digest, dating back to 2014, the shoes are made of ultralight, ultraflexible Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA) material that hugs the foot yet remains flexible before and during the golf swing. The HEXTRA-GRIP tread provides outstanding traction. The Wonder Woman 1984 limited collection is available in both adult unisex and kid sizes. For more information, please visit www.biionfootwear.com

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Want Better Ball Contact? The new Bridgestone e12 golf ball takes contact science to a new level of performance. The game-changer is a new CONTACT Force dimple, which features a unique structure with a raised area in the center and an outer portion that slows horizontal rotation during flight. The raised area allows for 38 percent more contact with the clubface at impact than traditional dimples, yielding a much more efficient transfer of energy and improved core activation. The result is faster ball speed and straight distance with every club in the bag. The e12 Contact is available in white, matte green, matte red and matte yellow colors. bridgestonegolf.com


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IBKareFUL Convertible Mock

Forgot your face mask? Not a problem, the IBKareful Convertible top features a drape collar that extends upwards as an internal neck gaiter to deflect unwanted sun exposure and keep germs at bay. The built-in ear loops keep the mask in place for hassle-free wear. A versatile street to tee shirt features IceFil technology, for naturally cooling in hot, humid weather. ibkul.com

Speed Training Tool The Rypstick is the premier speed training tool in golf because of its convenience (1 stick vs. 3), modularity (8 weight combinations) and custom training protocols. The science behind this training is rock solid and the results are guaranteed. Most golfers will gain 15-25 yards within 3 months of training. Rypstick.com

Freezable Cooling Jewelry A round of golf doesn’t have to be hot and sweaty. Look great and stay cool with Hot Girls Pearls freezable cooling jewelry. Each light-weight patented pearl is filled with non-toxic cooling gel like you’d find in an ice pack. Simply freeze the pearls in the FREE insulated travel pouch for at least four hours and throw them in the golf bag. The pouch will keep the pearls cool for hours. Once frozen, enjoy up to 30 minutes of cooling relief. Great for hot flashes and hot days. HotGirlsPearls.com

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Rangefinder With 3” LCD Screen The Altaz Golf rangefinder adds an external 3 inch LCD screen which makes it much easier to search the target. No more twitching eyes, sunglasses in the way, or shaky hands. The Altaz Golf rangefinder eliminates all the problems that many golfers experience. It is as simple as using a digital camcorder, just point and press. Estimated availability July 2021. Altaz.Golf

Personal Golf Ball Cleaner In this time of COVID-19 concerns, here’s a safer, more hygienic way to clean your golf ball. This easy to use, single-handed design attaches to a golfer’s belt or waistband. Instead of licking your tongue or using a wet towel to clean your golf ball, simply place it in your personal golf ball cleaner and roll it spotless. RollReady.com

“The Best Golf Shoe on the Planet”

Golf starts from the ground up and the body’s connection to the ground is through the shoes. This makes your golf shoes a key piece of equipment. Athalonz EnVe Technology is built into the midsole of every shoe to manipulate how forces traverse through the shoes to direct more force towards your body. With more force being directed towards your body, you’ll be more stable, have more control, more consistency, and more power. This will help you play better so you’ll have a better day. Athalonz.com

Golf Skate Caddy GSC is the most fun way to practice social distancing while you cruise the course as a single rider. It’s quiet, fun to ride- just like a skateboard - and comes decked out with a cooler, ball holder, an umbrella to hide the golfer from the sun, and can be run by remote control. It can carry a pro-golf bag and holds a charge for up to two rounds of 18 holes on a grassy surface before it needs charging. Then, it simply plugs in and charges like a mobile phone. GolfSkateCaddy.com


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SHOPPING Edwin Watts Golf Shops 32257 US Hwy 19 North, Palm Harbor, FL 34684 | (727) 787-3370 | Map #52, Ad Page 63 www.worldwidegolfshops.com

Pain Medicine Group 2621 Cattlemen Rd, Ste 202, Sarasota, FL 34232 | www.painmedicinegroup.com | Map #122 | Ad Page 18

Edwin Watts Golf Shops 11921 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618 | (813) 960-5330 | Map #53, Ad Page 63 www.worldwidegolfshops.com

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Valspar Championship 36750 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684 | www.valsparchampionship.com | Map #40 | Article Page 26

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Type: PR=Private, P=Public, E=Executive, SP= Semi-Private

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MANATEE COUNTY 101

Mocassin Wallow Golf Club

(941) 723-0500 SP

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7089-4590/73.9 • • •

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9680 Buffalo Road, Palmetto, FL 34221; Exit 229 off I-75, 1/4 mile east

151

Peridia Golf and Country Club

(941) 758-2582

E

72

5044-4109/72

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E 18

68

3706-3146/59.9

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7021-5264/72

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72

27 Holes

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• • 14

4950 Peridia Blvd. East Bradenton, FL 34203; Exit 217 off I-75; West on Hwy 70 ; turn R

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Pinebrook/Ironwood Golf Club

(941) 792-3288

4260 Ironwood Circle, Bradenton, FL 34209; Just off Cortez Road between 51st St. W. & 43rd. St. West

141

Sara Bay Country Club

(941) 355-7658 PR

7011 Willow Street, Sarasota, FL 34243; Just N of the airport, US 41 to Montgomery Ave.; turn R

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University Park Country Club

(941) 359-9999 SP 27

7671 The Park Blvd., University Park, FL 34201; 1.8 miles west of I-75 on University Parkway, (Exit 213)


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Boca Royale Country Club

(941) 474-7475 SP 18

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Type: PR=Private, P=Public, E=Executive, SP= Semi-Private

SARASOTA COUNTY

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Type Hole

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72 6357-4981/70.9 • • • • • 20

1601 Englewood Road, Englewood, FL 34223 ; I-75 to Jacaranda Blvd; Left onto Hwy 776, 4 miles S of US41

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Calusa Lakes Golf Club

(941) 484-8995 SP 18

72

6715-5197/72.7 • • •

• • 2

72

6600-5075/72

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• • 2

65

4182-3268/65

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• • 16

72

6869-4820

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• • 17

72

6669-5090/72

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• • 16

72

6669-5090/72

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• • 16

72

7182-4756/72

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72

27 Holes

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• • 14

E 18

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Executive

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• • 22

(941) 484-6621 SP 27

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27 Holes

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• • 2

1995 Calusa Lakes Blvd., Nokomis, FL 34275; Exit 195 off I-75 Laurel Rd. W to Mission Valley Rd., Right, 1.3 miles.

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Capri Isles Golf Club

(941) 485-3371 SP 18

849 Capri Isles Blvd., Venice, FL 34292; I-75 off Jacaranda Blvd. (exit 193), R on Venice Ave., R on Capri Isles Blvd

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The Groves Course at The Meadows

(941) 371-0982 E 18

3400 Longmeadow, Sarasota, FL; I-75 to Exit #213; W approx 1 mile, S on N. Honore Ave; S 1 mile to Longmeadow

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Heron Creek Golf & Country Club

(941) 423-6955 SP 27

5301 Heron Creek Blvd., North Port, FL 34287; Take I-75 to Exit 182 Sumter Blvd continue on to Heron Creek Blvd

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Highlands Course at The Meadows

(941) 371-0982 SP 18

3400 Longmeadow Sarasota, FL; I-75 to Exit #213; W approx 1 mile, S on N. Honore Ave; S 1 mile to Longmeadow

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The Meadows Country Club

(941) 378-5957 PR 18

3400 Longmeadow Sarasota, FL; I-75 to Exit #213; W approx 1 mile, S on N. Honore Ave; S 1 mile to Longmeadow

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Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club

(941) 496-4653 SP 27

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625 Center Road, Venice, FL 34285; I-75 to South on Jacaranda Blvd., (exit 193) right on Center Road

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University Park Country Club

(941) 359-9999 SP 27

7671 The Park Blvd., University Park, FL 34201; 1.8 miles west of I-75 on University Parkway, (Exit 213

166

Venice East Golf Club

(941) 493-0005

107 Venice East Blvd., Venice, FL 34293; I-75 to Jacaranda Blvd (exit 193) West to US 41 S; approx 2 mi on Left

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Waterford Golf Club

1454 Gleneagles Dr., Venice, FL 34292; Exit 195, Laurel Rd., west to light at Pinebrook, left on Edmunsdson Rd.


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3976-2840/60

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Rotonda Golf & Country Club - Long Marsh (941) 698-0918 SP 18

72

27 Holes/72

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Deep Creek Golf Club

(941) 625-6911 SP 18

1260 San Cristobal Ave., Punta Gorda, FL ; Exit 170 off I-75, east on Kings Hwy, R on Sandhill, R on SanCristobal

119

Oyster Creek Golf & Country Club

(941) 475-0334

66511 Oriole Blvd, Englewood, FL; I-75 to Exit 191 River Road to Pine, left on Pine to SR776, left on 776, south 2 miles

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100 Rotonda Circle, Rotonda West, FL 33947; Exit 191 off I-75, Country Road 775 just north of Boca Grande Island

Rotonda Golf & Country Club - Palms

(941) 697-8118 SP 18

72

6511-4669/72

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• • 21

Rotonda Golf & Country Club - Hills

(941) 697-2414 SP 18

72

6304-5072/72

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• • 21

Rotonda Golf & Country Club - Links

(941) 697-8877 SP 18

63

4197-3190/60

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Rotonda Golf & Country Club - Pinemoor

(941) 697-7006 SP 18

70

6000

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172

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Fox Hollow Golf Club

Tampa Bay’s Premier Semi-Private Golf Club


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Fox Hollow Golf Club

This Tampa Bay Favorite Is One Of Florida’s Best

Since opening in 1994, Fox Hollow

has grown and developed into one of the premier semi-private golf facilities in the Tampa Bay area. The course was recently rated 57th by Golf Digest’s “Top 75 Courses Accessible to the Public in Florida.” One of the goals of Fox Hollow’s ownership is to take the facility to a higher level by elevating course conditions and constantly making improvements. The latest upgrade is a state-of-the-art fleet of Club Car golf carts. The new electric carts feature the “Shark Experience”, a Greg Norman technology platform that brings GPS, XM Radio and GolfCoastMagazine.com

more to the golf carts. It’s all intended to enhance the golfer’s experience while playing “The Fox.” The Fox Hollow golf course has the distinction of being one of the last courses designed and built by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., one of the most prolific and innovative golf course designers of all time. In his design of Fox Hollow, the legendary Jones created a layout as picturesque as it is playable. Quite simply, Fox Hollow offers a good, fair test of golf. Water comes into play on 11 holes and Jones’ other signature feature – plentiful and penal bunker complexes – abounds.


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Fox Hollow has hosted local qualifying for the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur as well as qualifiers for the Valspar Championship, the PGA Tour event held annually at Innisbrook Golf Resort. The par-71 championship layout features five sets of tees and offers new challenges every time it’s played, mixing native trees and vegetation, sparkling lakes, sand bunkers and a variety of wildlife. Fox Hollow’s rolling fairways are a delightful departure from the pancake-flat layouts found elsewhere in Florida.

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The third hole is a straightaway par 4 – measuring 451 yards from the back tee – that will challenge the most accomplished ball strikers. Viewing the hole from the tee there’s a water hazard left and OB right. A massive oak tree on the right pinches in the landing area, making the tee shot extremely demanding. The approach shot is uphill to a wide, narrow green protected by a deep bunker in front and more sand on the player’s left. From the tips, Fox Hollow’s finishing hole is a robust 445 yards. From the white tees it’s a slightly more manageable 429 yards. With water guard-


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Number 13 is a demanding par 4 that requires precision off the tee as well as on the approach.

ing both sides from tee to green, the fairway appears to be an island of grass. Place your drive in play and your work is only half done. The approach demands a long, accurate shot to a large, undulating green protected by yawning bunkers front left and right. Fox Hollow’s putting surfaces feature SeaDwarf Paspalum, a hearty turfgrass that can be irrigated with effluent, reclaimed, or even seawater. This grass also has the ability to deliver fast green speeds (9+ on the Stimpmeter) and requires less fertilizer, pesticide, weed control and irrigation than other grasses. Arguably, Fox Hollow possesses some of the finest quality, most environmentally friendly green complexes in the Tampa Bay area. Convenience and an emphasis on friendly, unobtrusive service also GolfCoastMagazine.com

contribute to the Fox Hollow experience. From the time you drop off your clubs until you reach the first tee, everything you need is readily accessible. The 15,000 square foot clubhouse is the focal point, featuring a fully stocked pro shop, locker rooms, private meeting rooms and an upscale dining room to serve as an alternative to the more relaxed atmosphere of the Grille at Fox Hollow Golf Club. Both share spectacular views of the golf course. Events The Fox Hollow clubhouse is available for tournaments, private parties, receptions and dinners, all catered by its professional events staff. The staff will help design the menu, handle the details and have the golf course in impeccable condition for your event. They


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handle tournament groups from 20 to 144 players. Competitive pricing is available. For more information, visit FoxHollowGolfClub.com or call (727) 264-8939. Practice Facilities As you exit the pro shop, Fox Hollow’s The “Shark Experience” brings GPS, XM Radio and more to the practice facilities are new fleet of Club Car golf carts. all within easy walking distance. There’s a large Fox Hollow At A Glance putting green to your left; a pitching LOCATION green with sand bunker to your right; 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway and a spacious natural turf driving Trinity, Florida 34655 range straight ahead. Lessons and On Little Road, three miles south of SR 54 clinics are available, taught by Fox Hollow’s highly experienced PGA STATISTICS professional teaching staff. 18 Hole Championship Course, Par 71, Memberships Three attractive golf membership packages are available: Junior, Intermediate and Regular. Both single and family memberships are available in all three categories. Regular and family members may book tee times up to fourteen days in advance. Daily Fee Players Welcome Fox Hollow is a semi-private club. Daily fee players are always welcome. Rates are competitive with other area courses. Reserve tee times up to seven days in advance online at FoxHollowGolfClub.com or call the Pro Shop at (727) 376-6333. GCM

Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Tee Yards Rating Slope Black 7079 74.6 134 Blue 6757 72.8 130 White 6288 71.2 125 Gold (M) 5908 68.3 122 Gold (W) 5908 75.4 137 Silver 5529 — — Red 4825 70.9 125

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RESERVATIONS For tee times up to 6 days in advance, call (727) 376-6333 or toll free (800) 943-1902. Tee times available online at FoxHollowGolfClub.com. Tournaments, Corporate Outings, Weddings and Banquets are welcome. Instruction by PGA Professionals available.


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TEE INFORMATION

Largo

East Bay Golf Club me lco e cW bli u P

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Back: 6451/70.1/128 Middle: 5967/68.1/125 Forward: 5286/71.5/129

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 71 Architect: William Mitchell General Manager: Bruce Orr Superintendent: Bruce Orr Teaching Pro: Jeff Myers

COURSE AMENITIES

• Clubhouse - Restaurant • Pro Shop • Driving Range • Practice Green • Lessons Available • Rental Clubs • Pro Shot GPS Yardages • Leagues Welcome • Book Online 24/7

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MAP #19

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: White: 2235 Yards Red: 2029 Yards

COURSE FACTS

Located in the heart of Pinellas County, minutes from the Gulf Beaches. East Bay is an 18-hole, par-71 championship layout. Water comes into play on 14 holes. East Bay offers full restaurant, lounge, banquet facilities and on-course beverage cart service. Tees, fairways and greens are overseeded for the winter season. Now featuring the Pro Shot GPS System on every golf cart with accurate yardages and detailed hole graphics. Located on East Bay Drive, 2.5 miles west of U.S. Hwy. 19. 702 Country Club Drive Largo, FL 33771 (727) 581-3333 www.eastbaygolfclub.com

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Discover best kept secret for evecutive golf. Don’t let this small course fool you. Pinecrest is a challenging par-55 short course with 17 par 3s and one par 4. Walking anytime and electric carts are available if you wish to ride. At Pinecrest you will enjoy a very friendly and personable atmosphere. Annual memberships and 10-play tickets are also available. Enjoy the renovated pro shop. Also visit “Your Pizza Shop” upstairs for great food.

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TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 4540/62.3/96 White: 4490/61.8/93 Red: 3556/63.7/107

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 67 General Manager: Tyson Duane Director of Golf: Michael Summers Superintendent: Aaron May

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Pinellas Park

Mainlands Golf Club Family owned and operated for over 50 years Family owned and operated for over 50 years, The Mainlands Golf Club is the destination for both discriminating locals and savvy snowbirds. The course is conveniently located in the heart of Pinellas County about 1 mile north of US 19 and Park Boulevard. Great conditions and friendly service are cherished traditions here. A par 67, nine par 4’s, seven par 3’s, and two par 5’s comprise a walker-friendly, links-style course. A completely stocked pro shop is onsite to cater to any and all golfer’s needs before your round. After your round, visit the snack bar, grab a bite to eat and a cold beer and tally up your score on the patio. Come play The Mainlands Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT mainlandsgolf.com/golf-course-news/ FOR UNCLE JULIO’S SPECIAL OF THE MONTH

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Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 6069/68.5/117 White: 5729/67.0/113 Yellow: 5145/64.4/107 Red: 4886/67.6/113 Family (M): 3388/58.7/96 Family (W): 3388/59.6/96

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 72 Architects: Wayne Styles, John Van Kleek Golf Course Manager: Howard Hunt, PGA Head Pro: Steve Didik, PGA

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• Clubhouse • Snack Bar • Pro Shop • Renovated Driving Range • Range Memberships Available • Short Game Practice Area • Lessons Available • Rental Clubs • Walking Allowed • Book Online 24/7

Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs Golf Course Originally built in 1908, the Tarpon Springs golf course follows the architecture of the time with small, elevated greens and quite a few doglegs. The course is very scoreable on your good days, while water hazards can wreak havoc on your bad ones. During the summer of 2014, all 18 greens and two practice greens were reconstructed. The greens now feature new contours and state-of-the-art Seashore Paspalum turf. At the same time, bunkers were re-sanded and the driving range renovated. Tarpon Springs golf course is honored to be a participating course on the Florida Historic Golf Trail. The “Trail” celebrates Florida’s early golf heritage by featuring publicly accessible golf courses throughout the state that golfers can still play today. Tarpon Springs boasts two PGA Professionals, each with over 25 years of experience. Together, they oversee golf operations, leagues, clinics, summer junior camps and much more. PARTICIPATING GOLF COURSE FLORIDA HISTORIC GOLF TRAIL

1310 South Pinellas Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 (727) 934-5191 www.tarponspringsgc.com


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Public Course

PINELLAS | HILLSBOROUGH | PASCO | HERNANDO MAP #1

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 5313/66.4/121 White: 4864/64.1/112 Gold: 4289/62/102 Red: 3785/62.7/103 Junior: 2252/N/A/N/A

Clear water

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COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 69 Architect: Denis Griffith Chief Executive Officer: James Poulter Director of Golf: Al Arrigoni, PGA Superintendent: Michael Cauley

COURSE AMENITIES

• Pro Shop • Snack Bar • 7-Day Advance Tee Times • League Play Available • Discounts for Groups • Club Rental • Proceeds support Programs for kids • Home of First Tee of Clearwater Semi-Private GC

MAP #10

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Gold: 6976/74.3/137 Blue: 6236/70.4/133 White M: 5615/67.6/129 White W: 5615/72.7/134 Green: 5033/66.2/114 Red: 4832/69.2/117

For Best Rates Book Online at chichi.org The Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club is open to the public with proceeds supporting the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation. The par-69 course is well maintained and was renovated in 2018. The course features strategic bunkering and water hazards to challenge all levels of golfers. The Pro Shop features golf supplies, clothing, snacks and beverages. Fees vary by season and time of day. Juniors (under 15) play for reduced rates. The 140-acre site is home to the Chi Chi Rodriguez Academy, a publicprivate partnership with the Pinellas County School System that works to positively impact the graduation rate of our community.

3030 McMullen Booth Rd. Clearwater, FL 33761 (727) 726-4673 www.chichi.org

New Tampa

Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club Rated 4 ½ Stars By Golf Now

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 72 Architects: Gordon G. Lewis, Jed Azinger Director of Golf: Rich Unger, PGA Superintendent: Don Cox

COURSE AMENITIES • • • • • •

Clubhouse - Restaurant & Bar Pro Shop Aqua Driving Range Short Game Area Lessons by PGA Professional Tournaments, Outings, Weddings & Banquets Welcome • Book Online 24/7 • Home of Players Advantage Club

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Beautifully carved from Florida’s rich landscape, Heritage Isles is everything Florida golf was meant to be. Architects Gordon G. Lewis and Jed Azinger dedicated themselves to preserving the land’s rustic beauty to create a course that is not only challenging but also extremely enjoyable. Heritage Isles now features all-new Champion Dwarf Bermuda grass greens.

$5.00 OFF

POSTED 18-HOLE RACK RATE WITH THIS COUPON

Good Any Day until 2:00 PM • Not Valid on Replay or League Rates Good for up to 4 Players • Offer Good Thru 6/30/2021

10630 Plantation Bay Drive Tampa, FL 33647 (813) 907-7447 www.heritageislesgolf.com


PINELLAS | HILLSBOROUGH | PASCO | HERNANDO

Semi-Private GC

MAP #9

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Champ: 6898/73.5/129 Blue: 6053/69.4/117 White: 5487/66.9/109 Red: 4773/68.2/116

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 72 Course Architects: Jed Azinger & Gordon Lewis Pro Shop Manager: John Panno Superintendent: Marty Ford

COURSE AMENITIES

• Newly Renovated Clubhouse • Restaurant & Bar • Banquet Facilities • Pro Shop • Driving Range • Putting Green • Short Game Area • Lessons • Rental Clubs • Book Online 24/7

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Lutz

Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club Specializing in wedding receptions, golf tournaments, meetings, quinceaneras and all other celebrations. Heritage Harbor measures nearly 7,000 yards from the back tees and

is one of the most challenging public-access layouts in the Tampa Bay area. Four sets of tees are incorporated into the design, making the course fun for golfers of all skill levels. Swirling winds and strategically located bunkers can wreak havoc with players of this finely manicured links. Course designers Jed Azinger and Gordon Lewis took extra care when laying out the course to preserve the wildlife in residence. Check our website for golf rates and specials. We specialize in wedding receptions, golf tournaments, professional meetings, quinceaneras, and all other celebrations! We provide the highest standard of personalized service, and an outstanding variety of menu items from which to choose. Our attention to detail and our goal of total satisfaction, has been noticed by receiving awards from national wedding websites. Our full-service dining room offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with full liquor bar available, providing a full day of enjoyment before and after your round of golf. Wedding and current banquet pricing are available on our website. 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway Lutz, FL 33558 (813) 949-4886 www.heritageharborgolf.com


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Public Golf Course

MAP #27

TEE INFORMATION Yardage/Rating/Slope: Gator/Panther: 6270/70.8/120 Bobcat/Gator: 6039/69.7/117 Panther/Bobcat:: 6110/70.0/119

COURSE FACTS Holes/Par: 27 holes, Par 71-73 General Manager: Ken Ross Director of Golf: Bob Capobianco Superintendent: Bill Stanton

COURSE AMENITIES • Clubhouse & Snack Bar • Lounge • Pro Shop • Driving Range • 3-Hole Practice Course • Lessons Available with Bobby Capobianco • Rental Clubs • Book Online 24/7 • Saturday AM Junior Clinics • Thursday Ladies Day (1/2 price)

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Odessa

Silver Dollar Golf Club 27 Holes of Championship Golf Silver Dollar Golf Club offers a truly great golfing experience for every skill level, with three 9-hole courses that can be played individually or consecutively. This scenic golf club, located on the northwest corner of Tampa, Florida, conveniently located on the Pinellas/Hillsborough border offers a complete pro shop, extensive practice area, restaurant, and a fun, friendly staff. Enjoy the perfect blend of challenge and relaxation on three 9-hole courses with a wide variety of fairways, bunkers and water features designed to test and entertain you. Flanked by stately trees and sparkling waters, nature enhances the beauty of Silver Dollar Golf Club and adds to your enjoyment. Pristine Paspallum turf putting surfaces are a pleasure to play. Practice facilities include full driving range, three putting greens, a pitching and chipping green with sand trap, and three practice holes. Come and round out your game with us at the Silver Dollar! Ask about our rewards program. 12711 Silver Dollar Drive Odessa, FL 33556 (813) 920-3884 www.silverdollargolf.com


PINELLAS | HILLSBOROUGH | PASCO | HERNANDO

Upscale Public GC

MAP #36

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Blue: 6699/72.6/131 White: 6233/70.6/127 Green: 5869/67.2/121 Red: 5205/70.8/127

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 72 Architect: Lloyd Clifton General Manager: Jarod Atkinson, PGA Director of Golf: Darryl Spelich, PGA Superintendent: Terry Mounce

COURSE AMENITIES

• Clubhouse • Full-Service Dining Room • Full Liquor Bar • Banquet Facilities • Weddings/Private Functions • Fully-Stocked Pro Shop • Aqua Driving Range • Putting & Chipping Greens • Season Passes Available • Book Online 24/7

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Tampa

Westchase Golf Club The course winds through acres of lakes, woods and conservation areas. The Westchase Golf Club takes full advantage of its setting… natural lakes and wetlands teeming with wildlife including an occasional gator. Florida golf at its best. The layout, designed by nationally recognized architect Lloyd Clifton, winds through acres of lakes, woods, conservation areas and communities. Westchase offers manicured Paspallum greens surrounded by natural wetlands, wooden bridges and bulkheads. With its 9,500-square-foot clubhouse, full-service dining room, and fully stocked pro shop, Westchase offers a country club atmosphere along with first-class service. The club has established itself as one of Tampa Bay’s best upscale public golf facilities. The National Golf Foundation has ranked Westchase in the Top 10 nationally and #1 in the state of Florida in customer loyalty and satisfaction. Westchase Golf Club’s promise to its customers is the relentless pursuit of perfect conditions and uncompromising service in a fun and relaxed environment. 11602 Westchase Golf Drive Tampa, FL 33626 (813) 854-2331 www.westchasegc.com


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Semi-Private Course

PINELLAS | HILLSBOROUGH | PASCO | HERNANDO

MAP #8

TEE INFORMATION

Yardage/Rating/Slope: Black: 7079/74.6/131 Blue: 6757/72.8/127 White: 6288/71.2/126 Gold (M) 5908/69.3/123 Gold (W) 5908/75.4/135 Red 4825/70.9/125

COURSE FACTS

Holes/Par: 18 holes, Par 71 Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. General Manager: Dave Creighton, PGA Head Golf Pro: Brian Cummings, PGA Superintendent: Terry Teats

COURSE AMENITIES

• Clubhouse~Restaurant & Bar • Banquet Facilities • Full-Stocked Pro Shop • Driving Range • Putting Green • Lessons Available • Rental Clubs • Book Online 24/7

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Trinit y

Fox Hollow Golf Club This Tampa Bay Favorite Keeps Getting Better Fox Hollow Golf Club holds the enviable distinction of being one of the last in a long line of world-famous golf courses to be designed and built by Robert Trent Jones Sr. Everywhere you turn – from the playerfriendly five sets of tees, to the rolling, undulating fairways, to the penal bunkering – it’s vintage Robert Trent Jones Sr. Since the course was opened in 1994, Fox Hollow has grown and developed into one of Tampa Bay’s finest and well-known semi-private clubs with one of Florida’s best practice facilities and PGA professional teaching staffs. All 18 greens and the practice putting green feature SeaDwarf Seashore Paspalum turf. The greens consistently run fast and true. Arguably, Fox Hollow possesses some of the finest quality, most environmentally friendly green complexes in the Tampa Bay area. The Fox Hollow clubhouse is available for tournaments, private parties, receptions and dinners, all catered by their professional events staff. Competitive pricing is available. For more information, visit FoxHollowGolfClub.com or contact Joseph Manna at (813) 264-8939.

10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway Trinity, FL 34655 (727) 376-6333 or Toll Free (800) 943-1902 www.golfthefox.com


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TAMPA BAY Chi Chi Rodriquez Golf Club (727) 726-4673 P 1 3030 McMullen Booth Rd., Clearwater, FL 33761; 1/4 mile north of SR 580 Crescent Oaks Golf Club (727) 937-4653 SP 3 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34688; On Eastlake Rd, 1/2 mile north of Keystone Rd. East Bay Golf Club (727) 581-3333 P 7 702 Country Club Dr., Largo, FL 33771; 2 miles west of US 19 off East Bay Dr. Fox Hollow Golf Club (727) 376-6333 SP 8 10050 Robert Trent Jones Pkwy., Trinity, FL 34655; On Little Rd., 3 miles south of SR 54 Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club (813) 949-4886 SP 9 19502 Heritage Harbor Pkwy., Lutz, FL 33558; North on Dale Mabry Hwy. to Lutz Lake Fern Rd., west to course Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club (813) 907-7447 SP 10 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, Tampa, FL 33647; Bruce B. Downs Blvd to Cross Creek, East to course Mainlands Golf Club (727) 577-4847 P 14 9445 Mainlands Blvd. W., Pinellas Park, FL 33782; On US Hwy 19 North, 1 mile north of Park Blvd. Pebble Creek Golf Club (813) 973-3870 SP 18 10550 Regents Park Dr., Tampa, FL 33647; Off Bruce B. Downs Blvd., 7 miles N of Bearrs Ave. Pinecrest Golf Course (727) 584-6497 P 19 1200 - 8th Ave., SW, Largo, FL 34640; 1 1/2 miles west of Seminole Blvd. Plantation Palms Golf Club (813) 996-4653 SP 20 23253 Plantation Blvd., Land O’Lakes, FL 34639; I-75 to SR 54, 7 miles west to Collier, north 1 mile River Hills Country Club (813) 653-1554 PR 29 3943 New River Hills Parkway, Valrico, FL 33596; Off Lithia Pinecrest Rd., 6 miles south of Brandon Blvd. Seminole Lake Country Club (727) 391-6255 SP 23 6100 Augusta Blvd., Seminole, FL 33777; Take Park Blvd. to Park St., go south 2 miles. Silver Dollar Golf Club (813) 920-3884 SP 27 12711 Silver Dollar Drive., Odessa, FL 33556; SR 584 to Race Track Rd, N 6 miles to Patterson Rd, W 3m Tarpon Springs Golf Course (727) 934-5191 SP 30 1310 S. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689; On Alternate US 19, 1 mile north of Klosterman Rd. Westchase Golf Club (813) 854-2331 P 36 11602 Westchase Golf Dr., Tampa, FL 33626; Take Veteran’s Expressway to exit #7, west on Linebaugh Ave 3.5 miles World Woods Golf Club (352) 796-5500 P 37 17590 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34614; Veteran’s Expressway to Hwy. 98, then east 1/4 mile

COURSES

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5454/66.6/122

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6808/73.2/137

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6898/73.5/129

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6976/73.2/132

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6501/71.2/125

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