Camp Creek Golf Course Ranked No. 9 on Golfweek’s ‘State-by-State’ Rankings

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The award-winning Camp Creek Golf Club is No. 9 in Golfweek’s 2012 “State-by-State” rankings. The rankings, which include all daily-fee layouts and courses accessible via resorts, place Camp Creek in elite company, alongside hosts of TOUR events and world famous resorts. Florida boasts 635 public-access facilities, according to the National Golf Foundation.

Camp Creek Golf Club

Camp Creek Golf Club

We are fortunate to have such an award-winning course available for our guests staying at WaterColor Inn & Resort, they can enjoy preferred rates and play championship golf for an ideal coastal golf experience.

“Golfweek is one of the game’s most prestigious publications, and we are proud to be included,” says Jaxon Hardy, head golf professional. “Camp Creek has established itself as one of the best courses in Florida thanks to a remarkable layout, and a very dedicated staff.

Camp Creek is consistently cited as one of Tom Fazio’s most thought-provoking, aesthetically-stunning design credits, and is a favorite of guests staying at nearby WaterColor Inn & Resort. “We are fortunate to have such an award-winning course available to our guests,” says Patrick Murphy, General Manager of the resort. “In addition, guests staying with us can enjoy preferred rates and play championship golf for an ideal coastal golf experience.”

Featuring a unique “dunescape” framed by sand dunes and native grasses, the course is a regular host of both U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur Qualifiers. From the back green tees, it plays 7,159 yards and boasts a formidable slope rating of 152 (one of the highest in the state). Camp Creek’s five-tee configuration, which also includes gold (senior) and red (women’s) tees, accommodates players of all skill and experience levels.

For more information about WaterColor Inn & Resort please call 850.534.5000 or visit http://www.watercolorresort.com. For more information about Camp Creek please call 850.231.7601 or visit http://www.campcreekgolfclub.com.

About WaterColor Inn & Resort

WaterColor Inn & Resort has a long list of awards and accolades: Selected in 2011 as a “Top 20 Family Resort” in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report and 12th best in Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top Mainland U.S. Large Resorts”. WaterColor has also been recognized as one of the top 30 in Travel + Leisure’s “Best Beach Hotels in America” & “Top 500 Hotels in the World”; selected as second best by readers of Travel + Leisure in the “Top 50 World’s Best Family Hotels and Cruises in the U.S. & Canada” and the “Top 500 Hotels in the World” in 2009 and 2010; voted number 15 in the “Top 100 Mainland U.S. Resorts” by readers of Condé Nast Traveler in 2010 ; and “Best Hotel in Florida” by the readers of Travel + Leisure in 2007.

The WaterColor Inn & Resort offers luxurious accommodations at both the exclusive 60 room Inn and well appointed residences and charming cottages. The resort has award-winning dining at Fish Out of Water, a full service spa, Kids Camp, golf, tennis, biking, kayaking and fishing. WaterColor Inn & Resort is managed by Seattle-based Noble House Hotels & Resorts and developed by The St. Joe Company. For more information about WaterColor visit http://www.watercolorresort.com or call 866-426-2656.

About Camp Creek

Since opening in 2001, Camp Creek has been consistently cited as one of Tom Fazio's most thought-provoking, aesthetically-stunning design credits. Featuring a unique “dunescape” appearance, the layout is framed by sand dunes and native grasses. From the back green tees, the course plays to a championship caliber yardage of 7,159 and a formidable slope rating of 152 (one of the highest in the state). Camp Creek’s five-tee configuration, which also includes gold (senior) and red (women’s) tees, accommodates players of all skill and experience levels. It is ranked among the top courses in the state by Golfweek, GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest. It has also been recognized for its environmental stewardship through designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS). Superintendent Larry Livingston was similarly distinguished as a certified Audubon Steward. Camp Creek is operated by Troon Golf, the leader in upscale golf course-management.

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