Saddlebrook Golf & Tennis ResortPalmer Course at Saddlebrook Resort

Palmer Course at Saddlebrook Resort
5700 Saddlebrook Way
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33543
Pasco County

Phone(s): (800) 729-8383, (813) 973-1111
Fax: (813) 907-4239
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The Palmer Course is one of two championship designs at Saddlebrook Resort, located about 30 minutes north of Tampa. The 18-hole, par-71 layout -- designed by Arnold Palmer -- is more open than its sister golf course, the Saddlebrook, but the Tif-Eagle greens on the Palmer are smaller, more undulating and very tricky. The Palmer, which plays 6,273 yards from the back, has several elevated tees, so the course appears wide open, but the many lakes, streams and ponds present a challenge. The first tee is located right at the center of the resort, adjacent to guest rooms, restaurants and shops.

Palmer Course at Saddlebrook Resort
4.5 stars out of 5 (based on 1 reviews)
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A view from Saddlebrook Golf & Tennis ResortA view of green #5 at Palmer from Saddlebrook Golf & Tennis Resort.A view of the 4th hole at Palmer from Saddlebrook Golf & Tennis Resort.

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay, Robert Walker
  • Public/Private: Resort
  • Year opened: 1982
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Bermuda Grass
  • Greens: Tif-Eagle Grass


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes - included in green fees

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
White 71 5820 133 69.5
Gold 71 5160 121 66.5
Blue 71 6273 136 72.5
Red 71 4875 119 65.3
Red (W) 71 4875 125 69.8

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Palmer Course at Saddlebrook Resort
    4.5 stars out of 5
    by Glen Eskedal
    on April 18th, 2012 05:50
    Excellent course.
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