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Buffalo Creek Golf Course - Public

Buffalo Creek Golf Course - Public Logo


8104 69th Street East
Palmetto, Florida 34221
Manatee County
Phone(s): (941) 776-2611
Fax: (941) 723-4596


Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida is a local favorite for golf in the Tampa Bay area. Ron Garl designed the course, which stretches to just over 7,000 yards, and can feel even longer thanks to generous fairways and subtle but tricky undulations in the greens. Garl, a Florida native, is known for his innovative routings and his philosophy of designing courses to "sit softly on the land." The layout's fairways are fairly flat but they are often accompanied by strategically placed mounds. The par-4 15th is arguably the course's toughest hole. This tricky hole has a small green complex that is protected in front with a bunker. Another challenging hole is the par-3 third, which is Buffalo Creek Golf Course's signature. A large lake on the left creates a steady breeze that you'll have to carry to reach the green, which is protected on both sides by bunkers.

Type Public
Holes 18
  • Ron Garl
Year built 1988
Guest Policy Open
Golf Season Year round
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays $17 - $54
Price Range Weekends $17 - $54
Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Blue 72 7003 yd. 130 73.2
White 72 6366 yd. 117 68.5
Gold 72 5783 yd. 109 67.5
Red (W) 72 5251 yd. 114 70.3
Yellow (W) 72 4339 yd. 0 0

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