Streamsong Reopens Blue & Red with New Mach 1 Greens

by | Oct 12, 2020 | WHERE TO PLAY


Streamsong officially reopened its Blue & Red courses on October 1. Both layouts have been closed for play as they underwent regrassing with a revolutionary new ultradwarf bermudagrass known as Mach 1. With the new greens ready for play, Streamsong is the first golf destination in the world to showcase Mach 1 on two-18-hole courses. The twosome are rejoining Streamsong Black which is currently celebrating its three-year anniversary.

Mach 1 was developed by renowned golf course superintendent Rodney Lingle and is distributed by Modern Turf in Lexington, South Carolina. It has been recognized as one of the cleanest and purest turfs in the industry with a super fine texture and smoothness that creates a high-quality putting surface. Through extensive testing, Mach 1 has been proven to provide smoother ball roll, more uniformed growth patterns in warm weather climates, and superior stability and longevity. It is a genetically strong, high-end performing turfgrass that is both heat and drought tolerant, which is ideal for Florida’s environment.

“We did not take this regrassing decision lightly, and spent years ensuring that we were selecting the best possible option for our courses,” said Rusty Mercer, Director of Agronomy at Streamsong. “We are now certain that Mach 1 was the right choice, and are proud to officially reopen both courses and share these new greens across the globe.”

Steamsong is home to Florida’s highest-rated golf collection and the only destination in the world to have three nationally-ranked courses designed by four legendary architects. Streamsong has been developed by The Mosaic Company and is founded on a commitment to its surrounding resources. From awe-inspiring golf courses and enchanting nature trails to sumptuous dining and ethereal spa experiences, Streamsong operates in concert with the environment. This appreciation for the land’s inherent beauty creates an unparalleled luxury resort. The resort is operated by Aimbridge Hospitality and the golf courses are managed by KemperSports.

Guests can be among the first to experience the new greens with the Streamsong Limited Edition Stay & Play 36, available now through November 29. The special package includes a 2020 Titlist Scotty Cameron Special Select putter of your choice, complete with a headcover. The package also provides a two-nights stay in Streamsong’s Lakeside Lodge; 36 holes of golf on Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue, their nationally rated golf courses; breakfast each day in your choice of restaurants; unlimited play on The Gauntlet, a two-acre 18-hole putting course, and the Roundabout, a seven-hole practice facility on Streamsong Black.

“We could not be more thrilled with the excitement from players everywhere in the world wanting to be the first to come and experience the new Mach 1 greens. The Limited Edition Stay and Play 36 will make their visit to Streamsong that much more memorable as we reveal these extraordinary new greens,” says Scott Wilson, Director of Golf. “We strive to always provide the best golf and hospitality experience possible, and appealing packages like this help make that possible.”

For 2020 bookings and reservations, or to register for the Streamsong Holiday Cup taking place December 12-14 visit

About the Author

<a href="" target="_self">Dave Daubert</a>

Dave Daubert

Dave, a member of Golf Writers of America and International Golf Travel Writers Associations, has been writing about all things golf since the turn of the century. He was Managing Editor at a regional golf magazine for 11 years before joining eSouthernGOLF in 2013 as Editor. Dave has been published at TriStateGolfer, FairwaysGolfCanada, GeorgiaGolf&Travel, TexasGolfInsider, GolfTrips, NewEngland.Golf, ProGolfWeekly, and numerous regional and state publications. His unique perspective and insight make for an enjoyable read and interesting articles. Contact him at

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