Photo of Saddlebrook Resort (Saddlebrook course)

Saddlebrook Resort

5700 Saddlebrook Way,

Wesley Chapel, Florida FL 33543

  • Office

    +1 (813) 973 1111
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 729 8383
  • Fax

    +1 (813) 973 1312
  • Golf pro

    Bill Holden (Head Golf Professional)
  • Academy

    Arnold Palmer Golf Academy (World Headquarters)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:


  • Designer:

    Original design by Dean Refram (1976); modifications by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (1986).

SSS or slope

At the same location:

18-hole par-71 Palmer course (6641 yds from back tees).






How to get there:

23 miles NE of downtown Tampa

Saddlebrook Resort (Saddlebrook course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1976

The Saddlebrook Resort is home to two excellent and equally challenging championship golf courses. The original layout, known as the Saddlebrook course, was designed by Dean Refram and opened in 1976. It was modified 10 years later by Arnold Palmer, at the same time as he was designing the much admired second course at Saddlebrook, not surprisingly called the Palmer course.

The Saddlebrook course is a well-rated and always popular layout. This tree-lined parkland course should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.

Stay&Play at Saddlebrook: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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  • Photo of Saddlebrook Resort (Saddlebrook course)
  • Photo of Saddlebrook Resort (Saddlebrook course)
  • Photo of Saddlebrook Resort (Saddlebrook course)


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-Jan thru' April): $145. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities



  • Saddlebrook Resort, Tampa

    5700 Saddlebrook Way, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

    +1 (813) 973 1111

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