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2016 Valspar Championship — Paint is to Snake as Valspar is to ________

Copperhead!┬áIf you got that answer correct, then I’m sure you’d get a top score in the PGA Tour SAT test if there existed such a thing. And if you didn’t put Copperhead down as you’re answer, take solace in the fact that there isn’t a PGA Tour SAT test. The explanation however, is that the Valspar Championship is begin played on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort this week.

First some music if you’re so inclined, otherwise skip and go right to what to watch for!

No Actual Copperheads

copperhead-snake-statue

Hiss

I was curious how the course got the name Copperhead, when the other courses at Innisbrook are named┬áIsland, Highland North, and Highland South. Clearly it’s after the copperhead snake (the giant snake statue pictured above, and the Snake Pit nickname for 16-18th holes, see below). What I wasn’t sure about was where the copperhead snake exists in the wild, if only to be sure that I wouldn’t accidentally run into one here in the midwest.

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