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@BR Boxtext bold lede colon:LOCATION: 3940 Upper Creek Dr., Sun City Center.

PHONE: (813) 633-4653.

WHO PLAYS HERE?: A lot of senior play. Great short game course for low handicappers.

RATES: $27.

PRACTICE FACILITIES: Putting green.

PAR/YARDAGE: Gold, 63/3,099; Blue, 63/2,699; White, 63/2,393; Red, 63/2,022.

COURSE RATING/SLOPE: Gold, 78/56.0; Blue, 74/54.0; White, 70/52.3; Red, 67/51.0.

GOLF COURSE/PRO SHOP MANAGER: Bree Baker

DIRECTIONS: From Bradenton: North on I-75 to exit 240 (about 20 miles). Travel East to the first light and turn left onto Express Village Blvd. Travel to first street and make right on Upper Creek Dr. 1/2 mile on the right.

HOLE TO REMEMBER: No. 6 Dogleg left with a blind tee shot to green.

OTHER FACTS: 3,200 yards to emerald fairways and greens. 18 holes: 9 par 4s, 9 par 3s. Longest fairway: 238 yards.

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