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Why USF's The Claw is among the country's best college courses

The Claw at USF 1

It's not hard to imagine why students flock to the University of South Florida. It's in a major conference and a big city in Tampa that has the perfect mix of city life, college town and beach escape. And what would a university in that kind of location be without a fun golf course? Enter The Claw at USF.

The Claw is a par-71 course that's not only home to the school's golf teams, but also is open for public play. Home to alligators, deer, spoonbills and other wildlife, The Claw is not only a great golf course, but a great place to do some nature watching.

Perhaps that's why PGA.com once ranked The Claw as the second-best college course in the country in a poll of their Facebook fans, including these reader comments:

"USF. Gotta have everything in your game working to post a good score." -- Javier Plansencia
"Definitely The Claw at South Florida. Hit it straight, hit it long! Yeah!" -- Chad Vanwinkle

Check out The Claw for yourself!

@BillyCasperGolf
#happyearthday BCG courses=17,550 acres of turf, that isolates 14mil lbs. of CO2 annually. Offsetting 1170 cars emissions yearly! #golf
Apr 22 09:35 AM
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#happyfriday Let's set up the weekend tee-time @1757golfclub Where are you playing? #golf #golflife #weekendfunhttps://t.co/BRhbY2nSH0
Apr 21 03:05 PM
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