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Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club

36750 US Hwy 19 North,

Palm Harbor, Florida FL 34684

  • Office

    +1 (727) 942 2000
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 456 2000 (toll free)
  • Fax

    +1 (727) 942 5576
  • Golf pro

    Dawn Mercer (Director of Instruction)
  • Academy

    Innisbrook Golf Institute

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and lakes.

  • Designer:

    Lawrence (Larry) Packard
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7194
5695
5460
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.1
67.5
72.3

At the same location:

The four 18-hole championship courses at Innisbrook are: COPPERHEAD course (par-71, 7209 yds from the back tees); ISLAND course (par-72, 7194 yds); SOUTH course (par-71, 6642 yds); NORTH course (par-70, 6085 yds). Also at the resort is the 9-hole Fox Squirrel course (par-36, 1236 yds).

Location

Latitude:

28.112869

Longitude:

-82.756024

How to get there:

25 miles NW of downtown Tampa

From the Veterans Expressway (589) alongside Tampa Intl Airport, take exit 4 and go west on W Hillsborough Ave (580). After 8 mls continue straight ahead, on Tampa Rd (584); do not continue on the 580. After 2 mls bear left onto Curlew Rd (586). After 2.8 mls turn right onto Hwy 19, and go north. After 4 mls, at traffic lights, turn left into Olde Post Rd. After o.3 mls cross straight over N Belcher Rd. After 300 yds stop at Innisbrook gatehouse; then follow signs.

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (Island course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1970

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (Island course): Of the "Perfect Four" courses at Innisbrook, many would say the Island puts up an even tougher challenge than its more renowned stablemate, the Copperhead. Often tighter and more technically demanding, the Island course takes its name from the final hole - a wonderful doglegging, shortish par-4, which requires a well-judged approach shot onto an island green.

This very natural championship layout, from which real estate is rarely seen, splendidly winds its way through a scenic cypress swamp. Many tree-lined holes are complemented by others flanked by water. On the front-nine the par-4 1st, par-5 2nd, stunning par-3 4th (Lone Cypress) and long par-5 7th are all bordered by beautiful Lake Innisbrook. Most of the elevation changes (less pronounced than on Copperhead), come in the middle section of the layout, starting at the snaking uphill par-5 7th. This signature hole climbs its way past cypress and pine trees to an elevated, but not overly large green.

The back-nine loop of holes starts with the long par-4 10th, which demands a long carry over water before finding the safety of the fairway. The hole takes you all the way up to 75 feet above sea level, reputedly the highest point in western Florida. Your descent back down comes at another beautifully crafted and stylishly bunkered hole, the long par-4 11th, which measures over 500 yards from the back tees.

As you meander through a mix of woodland and wetland environments, the Island's strong credentials as a sanctuary for birdlife and other indigenous wildlife are clear to see. And as a test of golf, the layout is up there with the best in Florida.

Stay&Play: luxury onsite accommodation is available at Innisbrook (see Where2Stay section below).
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Innisbrook Resort guests can book to play on weekdays and weekends.

No outside visitor play available.

Green fees

Resort guest fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $225.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Innisbrook is a member of the Grand Golf Resorts of Florida collection, which is owned by Salamander Hotels & Resorts. | Salamander was founded by Sheila C. Johnson, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, who became the first female African-American billionaire. From 1969 until their divorce in 2002, she and Robert L. Johnson established and made their fortunes through the entertainment network BET (Black Entertainment Television). Sheila Johnson is well known for her philanthropic work, and involvement in arts, education, sports, action against poverty and as CEO of Salamander Resorts.

Where2Stay

  • Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club4-star

    36750 US Hwy 19 North, Palm Harbor, FL 34684

    +1 (727) 942 2000

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    Nestled on 900 pristine acres of Florida’s Gulf Coast in Palm Harbor, Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club is one of America’s premier golf destinations. This top-quality resort is also ideal for truly memorable family vacations, special events and inspirational group meetings. Whether you choose a deluxe guestroom or a spacious suite with full kitchen and private patio or balcony, as an Innisbrook Resort guest you awake each morning in comfortable accommodations looking forward to a new adventure in this Tampa luxury hotel. Innisbrook is a Salamander Resort and member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts collection.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Innisbrook (Copperhead, Island, North and South courses).

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Dunedin

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Fox Hollow; Seven Springs; TPC Tampa Bay; Westchase; Bardmoor.

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