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Innisbrook Resort's Famed Copperhead Course to Salute Past Republican Presidents in Honor of RNC

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18 Presidents = 18 holes of golf at the one of the country’s top courses
INNISBROOK, FL – As the Sunshine’s State official host hotel for the Republican National Convention (RNC), Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, is renaming the holes on its top-ranked Copperhead Course after history’s 18 U.S. Republican Presidents.
The RNC will take place in Tampa from August 27-30. During the week of the event, the 18 past Republican Presidents will be recognized in the order they held office – beginning with the first hole named after Abraham Lincoln. Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course is a favorite among the PGA TOUR players that compete on its hilly terrain annually during an internationally televised tournament. 
Innisbrook is also hosting South Carolina’s delegates, and is offering a variety of themed specials during the convention, which is being held in the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The 18 Republican Presidents are as follows: 
  1. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
  2. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
  3. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
  4. James A. Garfield (1881)
  5. Chester A. Arthur (1881-1885)
  6. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
  7. William McKinley (1897-1901)
  8. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
  9. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
10.  Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
11.  Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
12.  Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
13.  Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
14.  Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
15.  Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977)
16.  Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
17.  George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
18.  George W. Bush (2001-2009)
To view the current names of each of Copperhead’s 18 golf holes click here.  
Innisbrook is located at 36750 U.S. Hwy. 19 North, Innisbrook, FL  34684.  For more information, visit online at or call (727) 942-2000.
About Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
Operated by Salamander Hotels & Resorts, Innisbrook is situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling hills in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and is located just 25 minutes from Tampa International Airport.  Recently and completely renovated, the resort features 72 holes of championship golf, 608 spacious guest suites and rooms, four restaurants and three bars, the Innisbrook Golf Institute, 11 tennis courts, the new luxury Indaba Spa with 12 treatment rooms and state-of-the-art Fitness Center, six heated swimming pool complexes, a nature preserve, and three conference halls with 65,000 square feet of meeting space.  Part of the Grand Golf Resorts of Florida portfolio, Innisbrook hosts the annual PGA TOUR Transitions Championship at its famed Copperhead Course, and the LPGA-supported ISPA Legends Tour Open Championship, held annually at the equally challenging Island Course.  Innisbrook is a member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Preferred Golf Club programs.  For additional information call 727.942.2000 or visit  

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