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Streamsong Resort: Blue

Bowling Green, FL Public

4.7

Panelists

437 Reviews

Overview

Although congenial rivals, Tom Doak and Bill Coore actually collaborated on Streamsong’s original 36-hole routing, walking the site and mentally weaving holes around stunning mounds, lagoons, sand spits, savannahs and swamp, all elements left after a strip-mining operation. Coore then gave Doak first choice on which 18 he wanted to build, so Doak’s Blue Course includes a few holes routed by Coore. (Coore and Crenshaw’s Red, ranked No. 118, contains some holes originally envisioned by Doak.) The Blue starts a bit more dramatically, with the back tee on hole one atop a 75-foot sand dune. It has more water carries off the tee, and it’s also a bit more compact, since it sits in the center with the Red Course looping around its outside edges. The Blue definitely has the bolder set of greens, some with massive shelves and dips. The new addition of No. 169 Streamsong (Black) by Gil Hanse only adds to the spirited competition among designers. The theme song at Streamsong seems to be: “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better.”

About

Holes 18
Length 7176
Slope 131
Price $330
Facility Type Public
Designer Tom Doak

Awards

100 Greatest the Second 100
100 Greatest Public
Best Courses in Every State

Second 100 Greatest: Ranked since 2015. Highest ranking: No. 120, 2015-'16. 2021-'22 ranking: No. 148.

100 Greatest Public: Ranked since 2015. Highest ranking: No. 22, 2017-'18. 2021-'22 ranking: No. 26.

Best in State: Ranked fifth, 2017-'18. Ranked sixth, 2015-'16. Ranked seventh, 2019-'22.

Panelists

Ratings from our panel of 1,900 course-ranking panelists

4.7

100 GREATEST/BEST IN STATE SCORES

Shot Options
7.35
Character
7.49
Challenge
7.29
Layout Variety
7.49
Fun
7.42
Aesthetics
7.48
Conditioning
7.46

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