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Pelican Golf Club, nee Belleview Biltmore

Pelican Golf Club, nee Belleview Biltmore

We’ll never know how good this course originally was (for many years it was an amenity for the historic Belleview Biltmore hotel up the road) because it began to fall into disrepair due to various financial crises shortly after it opened in 1925. Likely it was never very special — Ross’s topographical map would have been pretty…

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Rolling Oaks: A Safe Choice

Rolling Oaks: A Safe Choice

I know there are people who prefer the Rolling Oaks course at World Woods to Pine Barrens. Let’s just say I won’t be planning a golf trip with them anytime soon. In the context of what else is available in Florida, Rolling Oaks — one of two Tom Fazio-designed options at this tremendous daily-fee outpost an hour north of Tampa — is actually one…

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