Ample water, tight fairways, intimidating hazards, and abundant bunkers -- all designed to test the skills of the most accomplished golfer have won much acclaim for the Island Course at the Innisbrook Resort. The Island course, often considered to be just as challenging as the Copperhead course, is ranked among the country's top 50 resort courses by Golf Digest and No. 14 in Travel & Leisure Golf's "Fifty Finest in Florida." The varying terrain, coupled with a variety of tee placements, can challenge both the professional player as well as the weekend golfer. The course has been a regional qualifier for the U.S. Open and is remembered as well for the NCAA championship that Phil Mickelson won here in 1990.
One of Innisbrook's four championship courses, the Island Course, was the first to open for play in December of 1970. There are 18 truly unique holes here. This is a long par-72 course with water in play on at least half the holes. The Island offers enchanting, picture-postcard scenery.