Based on a tradition of sportsmanship, camaraderie and excellence. Arnold Palmer's signature 1997 design is the definition of Florida fun in the sun. The course, located in the Lakewood Ranch area east of Bradenton, has gigantic streets that invite driving of all skill levels. Like many Sunshine State designs, Palmer used water and sand to challenge golfers, although he took it to the extreme on the second and ninth holes of the Legacy.
Bright white bunkering surrounds and intertwines fairways and greens with more sand per acre than any other hole in Florida. The greens demand precision in approach shots throughout the golf course and, as expected, that demand demands peaks in the characteristic hole of the golf course. There is no weak or indifferent hole on the course, and it is a special environment for golfing with the theme of Jacklin and Nicklaus's Ryder Cup everywhere. In short, Concession is among Florida's elite private facilities and a top 100 borderline field.
More than a decade later, the field has evolved, but the stage remains unchanged in its natural splendor, which has been the scene of prestigious events such as the NCAA Division I championships and the biennial Concession Cup. As is to be expected in Florida, water comes into play in several of the holes and bunkers are plentiful, which along the sturdy yard gives Concesion the maximum slope of 155 from the tips. The seed of what would become The Concession golf club was planted in 1969, with Jack Nicklaus' famous gesture of conferring the final putt of the Ryder Cup to Tony Jacklin, achieving the first draw in the history of the competition. Regarded as one of the best golf resorts in the country, Streamsong is home to 54 holes of golf in a stunning landscape of central Florida.
The Concessions Club is named after the famous concession that Jack Nicklaus offered to Tony Jacklin on the 18th hole of the heated 1969 Ryder Cup. The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida, is a collaboration between Tony Jacklin and Jack Nicklaus. Few courses can host a PGA Tour event on short notice, as The Concession Golf Club has done in preparation for this week's WGC Workday Championship. In a state teeming with golf courses, Concession is among Florida's elite and arguably Nicklaus' best job in the Sunshine State.
Combine a night with a round of golf and you've won the Florida lottery. 45 holes of golf are spread over two different courses. The Links of Longboat course stretches along the Gulf of Mexico, while the Harbourside Golf Course is made up of three separate 9-hole designs that rest on Sarasota Bay. The private setting, the course conditions and the solid design combine to make Concession a special golf experience.
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