Diamondback Golf Club

3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Diamondback Golf Club Est. 1995

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Diamondback Golf Club: Just south of Haines City and opposite the once highly fashionable Grenelefe Resort, Diamondback offers golfers a wonderfully natural, quiet and challenging round in a non-residential setting. Carved from virgin Florida woodland this layout demands you bring your most accurate, straight-hitting, A-game if your intention is to score well while enjoying the tranquil, forested environment. Like the diamond-backed rattlers that inhabit the undergrowth here, the course can seriously bite, especially if wayward big-hitting is employed as your game strategy. The opening sequence of holes pushes the definition of "tight" to its limit (in course design terms), with precise drives needed to find the narrow, tree-lined fairways. From time-to-time the course does provide a little more space than found on the opening sequence, but "space" remains a somewhat relative term. Where the course does open-up, things don't necessarily get that much easier, with small lakes flanking the five most open holes. Don't ignore the advice you may have been offered to bring a plentiful supply of balls to Diamondback, and do heed the warnings to stay out of the depths of the forest and undergrowth when your golf ball disappears into the "jungle" - this is where the snakes hang-out. Although not one of Orlando's manicured best, the challenge and naturalness of Diamondback will certainly grow on you, just be patient (and straight) at the start.

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Making Contact

Diamondback Golf Club
6501 State Route 544 East,
Haines City, Florida FL 33844
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Office   +1 (800) 222 5629 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (863) 421 0437

  +1 (863) 422 9673

Website   www.diamondbackgolfflorida.com
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Golf Pro
Rick Knox (Director of Instruction)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Gently undulating terrain
Surroundings: Woodland.
Designer: Joe Lee
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6903 6027 5061
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.3 69.3 70.3
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How2Get There?

44 miles SW of downtown Orlando
From Orlando take i-4 West to US 27 (exit 23) and head South. After 10 miles turn left onto SR 544 East. After 6 miles golf is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-Jan thru' March): $67 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
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Latitude (decimal): 28.079494
Longitude (decimal): -81.560652
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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate AAA 4-Diamond
1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, Florida 33896
+1 (321) 677 6664

Surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf and headquarters to Leadbetter Golf Academies, this prestigious Orlando resort is one of Florida's premier golf, meeting and leisure retreats. With 720 guest rooms and suites, as well as two- and three-bedroom villas, the resort is equipped with every modern convenience and a host of luxury amenities. In addition to walk-out golf, guests can relax in a signature Mokara spa, dine in one of seven restaurants or enjoy 15-acres of pools and recreation activities.

Golf at this hotel ChampionsGate (International & National courses)
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Golf within 20 miles Falcon's Fire; Grand Cypress courses; Disney courses (Palm, Magnolia, Lake Buena Vista); Tranquilo; Orange County National; Southern Dunes; Diamondback.
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