Early American Golf Resorts -
(later known as The Belleview Biltmore)
The Belleview was situated along the eastern
shores of Old Clearwater Bay, with views of the bay and the barrier islands
which border the Gulf of Mexico. The hotel was built in 1897 by railroad tycoon
Henry B. Plant. Although the golf course that was designed and built by Donald
Ross in 1925 for The Belleview Biltomre is still open and operating under the
name Bellleview Biltmore Golf Club, it is not either of the 2 original golf
course advertised in the 1914 ad.
This 1920 ad mentions "Two 18-hole Donald Ross golf courses"
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