Archive for the ‘Tampa Golf Course Reviews’ Category

Plantation Palms Golf Club Still Up To Par

Easy AdSense by Unreal         Plantation Palms Golf Club was my first post over a year ago. At that time, the course was in great condition and I was excited to play it again. I am happy to see that although the course has undergone a management change, the course has not changed. In style, it […]

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Warning! Golfing Hunter’s Green May Cause Envy

        Living only a half mile from Hunter’s Green, a gated golf course community built 1989, you would think that I would play this course often. The problem is that it’s private. I played it a lot more when it was first opened with members and golf tournaments, but it has been a good ten years […]

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Practice Golf at Tampa Bay Downs a Safe Bet

        I do a lot golfing, but I don’t do a lot of practicing. Sure, when I get to the course I’ll hit a few balls from a friend’s bucket to loosen up, or to just see how far ‘off’ or ‘on’ my game will be. Sometimes I won’t practice at all if […]

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Great Course Design Highlight at Fox Hollow Golf Club

  I had the opportunity to play at Fox Hollow Golf Club a little over a month ago.  Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr, each hole on this course presents its own unique set of challenges.  While some have open fairways, strategically placed water hazards and sand traps will keep you honest.  Some holes have tight, tree-lined fairways that provide visual intimidation.  The fairways are at […]

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Enter the “Snakepit” at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course

A few days ago I was able to play the Copperhead course at Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort. Of the Innisbrook Resort’s four courses on property, Copperhead is the most famous. In their September issue, Golf magazine ranked Copperhead 76 in the top 100 courses you can play. Copperhead is also home to the PGA  Tour […]

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Top Rated World Woods Golf Club Provides Challenge

Recently I got a foursome together and made the drive to World Woods Golf Club  and played the the Pine Barrens course. I’ve played the course before but it’s been a few years. They have another championship  course called Rolling Oaks and I hope to get back in a few weeks to play that course. Both courses are consistently […]

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Hidden “Gem” Emerald Greens Golf Resort A Little Lackluster

Last week we had the opportunity to play Emerald Greens Golf Resort and Country Club. Tucked away in Carrollwood off busy Dale Mabry Highway, if you didn’t know it was there you might just miss it. It was once called Carrollwood Country Club but changed names a few years back when new ownership took over […]

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Black Diamond Ranch’s Quarry Course Lives Up To Reputation

Recently, I had the enviable opportunity to play Black Diamond Ranch’s Quarry Course in a two-man shot-gun golf  tournament.  The rare opportunity to play this private course came about through a promotion offered by Paradise Golf  (www.paradise-golf.com), where I’m a member. I’m glad I played. The course lives up to its reputation as one of America’s best courses, and the foursome I played with were […]

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Diamond Hill Golf Club Needs Polishing

This past weekend I made the trip with some friends to play Diamond Hill Golf Club.  I’ve wanted to play this course for a while, so I was disappointed that the condition of the course was a little rough. It was difficult to tell where the fairway ended and the rough started. The sand traps on the front 9 had not […]

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Wentworth Golf Club Is Short In Length, But Long On Frustration

My friends and I played Wentworth Golf  Club last weekend. For as long as I’ve known it, this has been a private course, locked away behind the gates of the Wentworth community.  Recently the course was bought by Ace Golf, and as of January 1 of last year became semi-private. Wentworth is now open for public play and its […]

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