A unique par 73 layout fraught with drama and unique minimalistic design, the 2017 addition of the Black course at Streamsong gives this world-class resort a course for all golf enthusiasts.
With three 18-hole championship courses already open and thriving, and the resort’s 10-year anniversary underway, the time is right for expansion, and this investment in the facility’s infrastructure is a smart, strategic one that will allow guests to play more golf on-site in less time for a more affordable price tag.
Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” did a nine-minute feature on the progress of Gil Hanse’s Black course at Streamsong Resort in Streamsong, Florida last week: Golf Channel Morning Drive: Streamsong Black Feature (12/9/15) The Black course will be the third 18-hole course at Streamsong, which burst on to the national/international golf scene in 2012 with the Red … Continue reading Streamsong Resort: Hanse’s Black Course is on Track
Streamsong’s Red course, designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, was named by Golf Digest as the number one new course in the country in 2013, and Streamsong’s resort has thrived over the past two years to become the country’s hottest golf destination. The Red course ends in fantastic fashion, with a sensational par three sixteenth over … Continue reading Great Golf Holes: Streamsong, Red Course #18 (FL)
Streamsong Resort, Red Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #18 US public, #100 US greatest overall, #4 FloridaGolfWeek: #30 US modern, #2 Florida public, #12 US resortGolf.com: #52 US top 100, #12 US public, #2 Florida public Designer: Bill Coore, Ben Crensaw (2012) From the moment you turn on to the several mile long driveway of the extensively … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Streamsong, Red Course (FL)
Streamsong, Blue Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #24 US public, #6 FloridaGolfWeek: #43 US modern, #3 Florida public, #14 US resortGolf.com: #62 US top 100, #16 US public, #3 Florida public Designer: Tom Doak (2012) The Blue course at Streamsong, designed by Tom Doak and opened for public play in 2013, is the nation’s 24th best public course … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Streamsong, Blue Course (FL)
Last week, my girlfriend Kelly and I had the opportunity to check out the hottest new golf destination in the world: Streamsong Resort near Bowling Green, Florida. In their third year of operation, Streamsong became eligible this year for the semi-annual “Best-of” lists for both Golf Digest and GolfWeek. Their rankings in both, as well as … Continue reading Golf Destination: Streamsong Resort (FL)
* Initial general disclaimer: The bulk of this article was written in March, and finished in May, 2014* Here in Wisconsin, this has been the winter that never seems like it will end. Six to eight feet of frost is said to be in the ground, and we’ve had temperatures below 20 degrees almost exclusively … Continue reading Golf Course Review: TPC Tampa Bay (FL)
World Woods Pine Barrens Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #66 US public, #23 Florida GolfWeek: #112 US modern, #5 Florida public Golf.com: #36 US public, #5 Florida public Designer: Tom Fazio (1993) A perpetual top five course in the state of Florida, and top 100 in the country (currently number 60), the Pine Barrens at World Woods is … Continue reading Golf Course Review: World Woods, Pine Barrens (FL)
World Woods, Rolling Oaks Course Rankings: GolfWeek: #9 Florida public Golf.com: #11 Florida public Designer: Tom Fazio (1991) The yang to the Pine Barrens’ ying, the Rolling Oaks at World Woods is a wonderfully different course from the Pine Barrens. Both are world-class courses, challenging and long. The Rolling Oaks, in fact, is the longest … Continue reading Golf Course Review: World Woods, Rolling Oaks (FL)
Juliette Falls Course Rankings: GolfWeek: #18 Florida public Designer: John Sanford (2008) Southwest Airlines has a bags-fly-free policy, which includes golf bags, and it was certainly my intention during a recent family dive trip to Florida to take advantage of it. Staying at a vacation rental home on the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, I was … Continue reading Course Review: Juliette Falls (FL)