Streamsong Resort has acquired one other accolade.
Golf Journal named its latest golf course, Streamsong Black, the most effective new course of 2017.
- Streamsong Black options ‘Roundabout,’ ‘Gauntlet’ challenges
- Resort staff almost four hundred
- Designed by architect of the 2016 Olympic Golf Course
A few of the golfers enjoying there stated the course deserved the consideration.
“It is difficult for an novice golfer like myself, so it is actually enjoyable to play out right here,” stated Dustin Echenique of Atlanta. “However you’ll be able to see the place the professionals can come out right here and rating nicely, however for us it’s a very good, enjoyable problem.”
The resort, situated simply south of Mulberry in Polk County, is owned by Mosaic.
Mosaic’s Chief Monetary Officer, Wealthy Mack, got here up with the thought to assemble the three golf programs on the resort’s property. He stated he is happy with the outcomes and the truth that individuals are visiting from everywhere in the world.
“The quantity of financial enterprise and the vitality that we now have right here is super. So for southwest Polk County to have a venue like Streamsong that has received its spot on the planet of golf makes me terribly proud,” Mack stated.
Designed by Gil Hanse, architect of the 2016 Olympic Golf Course, Streamsong Black is understood for its rolling hills and expansive placing greens.
“To sort of see it play out, as we have been envisioning again in in all probability 2008, 2009 is absolutely gratifying.” – Wealthy Mack, Mosaic chief monetary officer
“It is a massive, daring and enjoyable golf course. It’s a quick golf course. There’s plenty of sweep, and the ball, the bounce of the ball, the roll of the ball actually comes into play on black,” Mack stated.
The course additionally has new facilities like a model new clubhouse and a apply space, referred to as “The Roundabout.” It’s a shorter, 9-gap loop that heads again to the Clubhouse.
Behind the clubhouse is a two-acre, 18-gap placing course referred to as “The Gauntlet.”
“You higher have good contact and also you higher have the ability to learn putts,” Mack stated, offering recommendation for learn how to conquer the brand new placing space.
Mack stated he’s glad he requested the corporate to take the danger of spending hundreds of thousands to show what was phosphate mining land into three world class golf programs.
“Now to sort of see it play out, as we have been envisioning again in in all probability 2008, 2009 is basically gratifying,” Mack stated.
With the third golf course open, the resort employs almost four hundred individuals. A further one hundred sixty caddies work there as contractors.