Streamsong Resort (Red)

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Streamsong, Florida | Streamsong Resort (Red)

Architect: Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Year: 2013

3000 Dunes Pass
Streamsong, Florida 33834
(863) 354-6980

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
on-site accommodations

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The Itinerant Golfer

Streamsong Resort (Red)

The hottest story in the golf nerdosphere for the last 12 months has been Streamsong Resort in Polk County, Florida. For those who may not have heard about it - have you been living under a rock??? - I’ll give a brief background on the project. Streamsong Resort is a development venture with the goal of repurposing a phosphate mining site that has been owned and operated by The Mosaic Company for over 50 years. Apparently The Mosaic Company, or someone in their organization, thought the terrain created by their mining operation was ideal for golf and would make excellent use for the site once the mining was complete. I’m no golf course developer, but it sure seems logical to me that already owning great land is a big part of the golf course riddle . . . and one that makes things significantly less expensive. When the time came to start the project The Mosaic Company hired two of today’s hottest names in golf course design to lay out 36 holes on the site. Tom Doak’s Renaissance Golf Design created what would become the Blue Course and Coore & Crenshaw handled the design on what would be named the Red Course. As an interesting side note, I was told that the courses were named based on the color of pens that the architects used during the routing process. Both teams worked on the site simultaneously, so it would be interesting to know how much, if any, collaboration there was… More >

  • Andre

    Looks like a great course!