How did the Copperhead course at Innisbrook Golf Resort, home of the Valspar Championship get its name?

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Copperhead course at Innisbrook Golf Resort
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Clue

Holes 16, 17 and 18 is a three-hole stretch known as the Snake Pit.

Answer

The course takes its name from the many copper pennies undercovered during the building of the course, not the snake.

More about the Copperhead course at Innisbrook Golf Resort

The Copperhead course at Innisbrook Golf Resort was designed by Mr Larry Packard and opened in 1974.

It was the second of four courses to be built at the Innisbrook Golf Resort.

Larry worked on over 600 golf courses and was a former president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.

He passed away in 2014, at the age of 101!