Tiburón Golf Club

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Tiburón Golf Club
Club information
Location Naples, Florida
Established 1998; 19 years ago (1998)
Type Semi-Private Golf Club
Owned by Host Hotels & Resorts
Operated by Troon
Total holes 36
Tournaments hosted Franklin Templeton Shootout (2001- )
CME Group Tour Championship (2013- )
Website tiburonnaples.com
Gold
Designed by Greg Norman
Par 72
Length 7,271 yards (6,649 m)[1]
Course rating 76.0
Slope rating 137 [2]
Black
Designed by Greg Norman
Par 72
Length 6,949 yards (6,354 m)[3]
Course rating 74.0
Slope rating 145 [4]
Tiburón GC is located in the US
Tiburón GC
Tiburón GC
Location in the United States

Tiburón Golf Club is a golf glub located in Naples, Florida. It has two courses, Gold and Black, both designed by Greg Norman, twice the winner of the Open Championship and formerly the top-ranked player in the world. From Australia, Norman's nickname on the PGA Tour was the "Great White Shark," and tiburón is the Spanish word for shark.

History[edit]

The Gold Course opened 19 years ago in 1998 and the Black in 2001. Tiburón is designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. In 2006, the club was the first to use customized Segway golf carts.[5]

The golf club is part of a gated golf community by the same name. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, is also located on the property. The club is also home to the Impact Zone Golf, which features private lessons, multi-day golf schools, junior camps, and clubfitting.

Tournaments[edit]

The Gold Course hosts the annual QBE Shootout (formerly Franklin Templeton Shootout), originally the "Shark Shootout," an off-season golf event hosted by Norman that includes members of the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions. The tournament debuted in California in 1989 and moved to Tiburón in 2001.

Since 2013, the Gold Course has also hosted the season-ending event of the LPGA Tour, the CME Group Tour Championship, held in November.

Courses[edit]

Gold[edit]

Championship tees

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 573 440 458 428 225 600 396 175 480 3,775 365 430 215 350 578 420 205 559 493 3,607 7,382
Par 5 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 36 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 5 4 36 72
  • Rating = 76.0, Slope = 137

Source:[1][2]

Black[edit]

Championship tees

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 376 422 378 201 400 502 160 345 581 3,365 188 359 442 220 403 560 414 465 533 3,584 6,949
Par 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 36 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 5 36 72
  • Rating = 74.0, Slope = 145

Source:[3][4]

Amentities[edit]

Sydney's Pub | Tour Fit Golf Labs | Spa | Fitness Center | Beach Transportation | Club Concierge

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Scorecard: Gold Course" (PDF). Tiburon Golf Club. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Tiburon Golf Club - Gold Course". USGA. Course Rating and Slope Database. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Scorecard: Black Course" (PDF). Tiburon Golf Club. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Tiburon Golf Club - Black Course". USGA. Course Rating and Slope Database. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Segways at Tiburon". 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°14′53″N 81°45′54″W / 26.248°N 81.765°W / 26.248; -81.765