Old Corkscrew Golf Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Old Corkscrew Golf Club Est. 2007

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Located in a pristine area of tranquil Florida woodland, with no residential housing either in view or planned, Old Corkscrew is one of the most natural courses in southern Florida. On this Jack Nicklaus Signature design, the layout, crafting of the holes and balance between playability and challenge are of the highest quality. At times exhibiting a more open feel, at others more tree-lined, the course majestically sweeps through a forest of pines and native oaks, often accompanied by the gentle rustle of wind in the tree tops. Nine small lakes and ponds ensure that water plays its full part in proceedings, attractively flanking several fairways and wrapped closely alongside eight of the greens. Nicklaus's trademark bunkering, whether large and expansive or small and links like, is an integral part of this very stylish layout, with small islands of pampas grass often highlighting the location of the traps. Among many outstanding holes, the 2nd introduces a superb collection of par-3s; on this occasion excellent mounding, bunkering and a large, undulating putting surface are the key features. As in days of old, the distance between greens and subsequent tees are kept to a minimum, although "compact" is certainly not a term you'd apply to this wide-roaming layout. Although never too undulating, the par-4 14th green gets you up a little higher for a view over a large citrus grove. At Old Corkscrew golfers of all abilities will enjoy the naturalness of the surroundings and quality of Nicklaus's fair but ever-challenging design.

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Making Contact

Old Corkscrew Golf Club
17320 Corkscrew Rd,
Estero, Florida FL 33928
USA
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Office   +1 (239) 949 4700
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +1 (239) 949 9713

Email  
Website   www.oldcorkscrew.com
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Golf Pro
 
Mark Iwinski (Mgr of Golf Operations)
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Academy
 
Mike Calbot International Golf Studio & Triad Golf School
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and wetland.
 
Designer: A Jack Nicklaus Signature Design
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7393 6262 5161
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 77.6 72.0 69.7
 
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How2Get There?

24 miles SE of Fort Myers / 28 miles NE of Naples
Between Naples and Fort Myers, leave I-75 at exit 123 and go east on Corkscrew Road (Rte 850). After 7 miles Golf Club is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Jan thru' March): $180, golf cart included. Reduced early-bird (before 9am) and twilight (after 1:40pm) rates. [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. All visiting golfers welcome.
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Other Information
Golf carts are fitted with GPS. Walking permitted at certain times (contact Pro Shop for details).

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Old Corkscrew is designated as a Certified Silver Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International. | The Golf Club takes its name from a winding local river that meanders nearby.

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Location

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Latitude: (26.449481)
Longitude: (-81.665926)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hampton Inn & Suites, Ft Myers-Estero 
10611 Chevrolet Way, Estero, FL 33928
+1 (239) 947 5566
www.hamptoninn.com

The Hampton Inn & Suites Ft Myers/Estero, located mid-way between Naples and Fort Myers, is just a few minutes from the Southwest Florida International Airport and less than a mile from the Miramar Factory Outlets.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Old Corkscrew; Fort Myers CC; Eastwood; Valencia; Tiburon
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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples 5-star
2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples, FL 34109
+1 (239) 593 2000
www.ritzcarlton.com

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is a Mediterranean-style sanctuary that offers 295 well-appointed guest rooms, including 37 suites and a Presidential Suite, as well as five exceptional dining establishments, 14 spacious meeting rooms, the Tiburón Golf Club, and a large picturesque pool area with poolside service, 4 Har-Tru tennis courts and a Ritz-Carlton Spa.

Golf at this hotel Tiburon (Gold and Black courses)
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Naples Beach; Naples Grande; Valencia; Old Corkscrew; Lely Resort; Rookery at Marco; Hammock Bay.
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