Black Diamond Ranch & Golf Club

Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   Black Diamond Ranch & Golf Club Est. 1988

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Black Diamond Ranch & Golf Club: Dramatic, exciting and exclusive, the fabulous Quarry Course at Black Diamond has regularly featured in the definitive list of America's Top 100 Greatest Courses. The Quarry represents 18 of the 45 holes available to members and invited guests of Black Diamond. The also Fazio designed 18-hole Ranch course and 9-hole Highlands course make up the full 45.

Barely noticeable as you play round this spectacular layout is the upscale housing that flanks some of the course. Many "signature" holes make stunning use of impressive limestone cliffs, conferring a ruggedness and variety of golfing challenge on this beautifully crafted and immaculately maintained Tom Fazio design. Significant elevation changes, classic bunkering, and fairways framed with live oaks, dogwoods, myrtles, and magnolias are all part of the Quarry's make-up.

On the front-nine two wonderful par-5s, the 5th and 9th vie for top honours. On the back-nine the spectacular 14th, 15th and 16th holes are tightly wrapped alongside limestone cliffs that skirt a good-sized lake, the centre of the former quarry workings. This fabulous stretch culminates with the long par-3 17th that drops down into a smaller quarry and a green guarded left and rear by 30-feet cliffs. A breathtaking golf outing awaits at Black Diamond, should you be lucky enough to be invited!

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Black Diamond Ranch & Golf Club
2600 W. Black Diamond Circle,
Lecanto, Florida 34461
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Office   +1 (352) 746 7400
Pro Shop   +1 (352) 746 3446

  +1 (352) 746 5745

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Golf Pro
Bryan Richard (Director of Golf)
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John Jacobs Golf School
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain.
Surroundings: Woodland, residential and holes around a former quarry.
Designer: Tom Fazio
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7159 5974 4785
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.4 69.4 68.5
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Quarry course. Also at Black Diamond are the 18-hole Ranch course (par-72, 6921 yds from back tees, rating 74.2) and 9-hole par-36 Highlands course (3500 yards).
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How2Get There?

4 mi N of Lecanto / 77 mi N of Tampa / 79 mi NW of Orlando.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, based on a 1-night, 2-round Stay&Play package: starting at $399 for quadruple occupancy in an onsite home. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Black Diamond is a private club. Typically, guests may only play if hosted by a member. The club also offers a 2 rounds of golf, 1 night luxury accommodation package, which allows play on the Quarry and Ranch courses. Outside visitors should contact the club to enquire about this opportunity. 
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Did you know?

Black Diamond is a member of the upscale Escalante Golf Group.

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 163rd best course in the USA and 13th best in Florida.
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Latitude: (28.905732)
Longitude: (-82.489327)
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