Posts Tagged ‘Tampa Florida’

Conditions Much Improved at Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club

Easy AdSense by Unreal It’s been over a year since I last played Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club. I was pleasantly surprised with the improved shape of the course as the last round I played here was a little disappointing. The tee boxes and fairways were all cut and in good shape. While the greens seemed a […]

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Condition Update: Silver Dollar Golf Club

I played Silver Dollar back in February of this year for the first time and found the course enjoyable and in good condition. I went back this weekend with some friends who wanted to check it out after reading my post and hearing me talk about the course. We played the Gator and Panther nines on […]

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Condition Update: Pebble Creek Golf Club

I had a chance to play Pebble Creek Golf Club again Monday.  The last time I played this course was back in early April.   The course is still in good shape, with nicely mown tee boxes and fairways.  Most sand traps were fine except for a few that were washed out.  I also noticed the greens were a little wet and bumpier than […]

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Tarpon Springs Golf Course Gives Good First Impression

I have driven by this city owned and run golf course many times without paying much attention, but an opportunity came up to play it and I’m glad I did.  From the road, you might get the impression this is a no frills golf course, but you would be wrong.  The course has a very unique feel to it characterized […]

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Golfers Enjoy Ups and Downs at Silverthorn Country Club

The Silverthorn Country Club is located in Brooksville, about an hour north of downtown Tampa.  The course has a nice layout as it winds through rolling terrain, a refreshing change from most Tampa-area courses.  There are downhill drives and uphill shots giving some holes a high risk/reward element.   Many of the holes aren’t very long allowing for a variety of clubs […]

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Condition Update: The Eagles Golf Course

I recently returned with a buddy to the Eagles Golf Club of Tampa Bay to finish my review and play the club’s second course, the Lakes.  I reviewed the Forest course back on May 23 and the course was in great shape.  However after arriving we were disappointed when staff in the pro shop suggested we play the Forest course as it was […]

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The Saddlebrook Course Tests for Accuracy

For this visit to the Saddlebrook Resort, we played the resort’s namesake, the Saddlebrook Course.  One of two Arnold Palmer designed courses at the resort, the other being the Palmer Course.  In comparison to the Palmer, the fairways on this course are tighter and lined with a lot of Cypress and Oak trees.  There is also water and […]

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Heritage Harbor is an Everyman’s Golf Course

At Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club there is a very playable golf course that has been a regular stop of mine for over a decade.  It’s not real long with 4 sets of tee’s ranging from 6900 yards to just under 4800.  However, if you decide to play the tips you will face a very  difficult 14th hole  […]

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Double Your Golfing Pleasure at Lake Jovita

The wonderful treatment you recieve at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club always makes for a pleasant visit, and with two courses to play, you have an excuse to visit twice as much.  After playing Lake Jovita’s South Course last month, we decided to visit the North Course this month.  As with the South Course, […]

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Golfing TPC Tampa Bay Provides Pro-Like Experience

TPC Tampa Bay is widely considered the best public access golf course in the Tampa Bay area.  Home to the annual Champions Tour Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, I’m always excited to play this course as it’s a true test of skill and provides the average Joe Golfer with a PGA-like experience.  Although because of the challenging nature of the course, […]

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