Tiburón Golf Club (Black course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Tiburón Golf Club (Black course) Est. 2001

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Tiburón Golf Club (Black course): Tiburón enjoys two excellent and challenging golf courses laid out by Greg Norman. Some might regard the Black course as second-in-line to the Gold layout, but don't be fooled into thinking that it's any less challenging. In fact quite the opposite. The Black also lays down a stern test.

The early stretches of this out-and-back layout are routed through natural wetland forest. The par-4 second hole presents as tight a drive as you'll face anywhere in southern Florida - from the back tees a nerve-jangling experience. The tight opening (and closing) holes are complemented by a more open but no less forgiving middle section.

Although more open, the mid-section brings water firmly into the picture, with several small lakes and ponds threatening alongside the fairways and dangerously defending many of the large and subtly sloping greens. Beware the slick run-offs around the greens that can transport your ball away from the putting surface and into a variety of swales and hollows, or worse.

As on the Gold course, the fairways are firm and fast, generally quite tight, and not bordered by conventional rough. Where the fairways run out, water, coquina shell waste areas, steep-lipped bunkers and deep vegetation lie in wait. There is a more natural, but tighter feel to much of the excellently maintained Black course.

Stay & Play at Tiburón Golf Club: Luxury on-site accommodation is available in The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort (see Where2Stay section below).

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Making Contact

Tiburón Golf Club
2620 Tiburon Drive,
Naples, Florida FL 34109
USA
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Office   +1 (239) 594 2214
Pro Shop   +1 (239) 593 2201
Fax

  +1 (239) 593 1205

Email   tibu-concierge@troon.com
Website   www.tiburongcnaples.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and wetland.
 
Designer: Greg Norman
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7005 6111 4909
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.2 70.0 69.7
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Black course. Also at Tiburón is the 18-hole Gold course (par-72, 7288 yds from the back tees).
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How2Get There?

9 miles N of downtown Naples
From I-75, to the north-east of Naples, take exit 111 and go west on Immokalee Rd. After 1.7 mi turn left into Airport Pulling Rd N. After 1.3 mi turn left into Tiburon Blvd E. After 200 yards turn right into Tiburon Drive. After o.5 mi golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $295, golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and package for the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples]. 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; carts are fitted with GPS. Compulsory forecaddie required in high season.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

With two courses designed by Greg Norman (alias the Great White Shark), and a club logo that incorporates a shark's fin, it is no surprise to discover that "tiburón" is the Spanish word for shark. | Designated a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International, Tiburón is dedicated to protecting and enhancing its natural surroundings.

Tiburon, and especially the Gold course, is no stranger to hosting top level tournament golf. Both the men's PGA Tour (The Shootout) and women's LPGA Tour (Tour Championship) have been regular visitors here. The Shootout is a PGA Tour sanctioned event founded by Greg Norman in 1989 for the benefit of children's charities. (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Tiburon).

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Location

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Latitude: (26.247301)
Longitude: (-81.765133)
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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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The Ritz-Carlton, Naples 5-star
280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108
+1 (239) 598 3300
www.ritzcarlton.com

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples has a tradition of unparalleled luxury and service, where you can enjoy the best of Florida's Paradise Coast. The resort offers dazzling views of the Gulf of Mexico, warm golden sunsets and three miles of pristine beach. You may choose from six unique restaurants, indulge in a luxurious world-class spa, or relax and enjoy pools and beach activities, including a wide selection of water sports.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Tiburon (Gold and Black courses)
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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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