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Seminole Legacy Golf Club honored by

Tallahassee, Fla. (March 3, 2023) – Florida State University’s Seminole Legacy Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla. has been named one of the ‘Top 30 Golf Courses’ in Florida by, placing No. 15 on the prestigious list. The 2022-23 ranking by GOLF’s expert raters included both public and private golf courses across the Sunshine State, with Seminole in Juno Beach taking the top spot. 

In 2020, Seminole Legacy underwent a $10 million renovation led by the Nicklaus Design Company. The scope of the renovation included a complete redesign of the golf course, with only one hole remaining from the original routing. GOLF’s fleet of 100-plus expert panelists took note of the renovation stating, “The renovation of the Club has effectively repositioned Seminole Legacy as one of the top collegiate golf clubs in the U.S.”

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Formerly known as Don Veller Seminole Golf Course, the course was originally designed by Bill Amick and opened to the public in 1962. For years, the club has served as the home of Florida State University’s men’s and women’s golf teams and still does today. The new Nicklaus Design golf course sits on 174 acres, measures 7,800 yards plays to a par 72, has two practice ranges and includes a new 12-hole par 3 course for the university’s golf teams. All tees, fairways, rough, bunkers, greens and cart paths were renovated during the 2020 project.

Seminole Legacy offers a variety of memberships designed for Florida State University students, faculty and staff, and friends of the University. 

For information on Seminole Legacy Golf Club, visit

About Troon 

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company providing services at 750-plus locations, including 740-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses around the globe. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 600-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, ClubUp, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design, Casa Verde Golf and ICON Management. For additional news and information, visit

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