LANDINGS GOLF & ATHLETIC CLUB SELECTS BERGIN GOLF DESIGNS FOR PALMETTO COURSE RENOVATION
Renovations to the Palmetto course are expected to begin in early 2023
SAVANNAH, GA — The Landings Golf & Athletic Club will renovate the Palmetto Course, one of the club’s six championship golf courses. Bergin Golf Designs, led by Bill Bergin, was selected to create a master plan and lead the renovation of the course.
“I am very pleased with the selection of Bill Bergin and Bergin Golf Designs for the Palmetto project. From our first interview with Bill in early 2022, he exuded excitement and passion for the Palmetto course, saying, “The course suits me perfectly, it matches my style and matches my eyes,” said Chris Steigelman , director. land and project management.
“One of the most relevant keys to Bergin’s design philosophy was to make the golf course more challenging for the low handicap golfer while making it easier and more enjoyable for the high handicap golfer,” continued Steigelmann.
Bergin Golf Designs plans to tackle the construction of new greens and bunkers in the first phase of the project. The design will also include additional front tees and other improvements that will help improve the popular course at Landings Golf & Athletic Club.
Bill Bergin played the best courses in the world as a touring PGA Professional and gained an understanding of club operations and the ability of the everyday player as a teaching professional. Founder of Bergin Golf Designs in 1994, Bergin combined his strategic instincts and design experience with an eye for detail in project management.
“Throughout interviews with our club’s golf course architects, Bill Bergin impressed the committee not only with his creativity, but also with his organizational process in how he approaches the design and construction process,” said Scott Justman, Director of Golf. “Bill brings a unique perspective to golf course design with his time on the PGA TOUR and his time as a golf professional who has coached both new and novice players. He understands the needs and wants that course design golf plays in the enjoyment of players of all levels.
Renovations are expected to begin in early 2023.
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About Landings Golf & Athletic Club
The Landings Golf & Athletic Club is a private, residential golf and athletic club dedicated to providing a rewarding club experience that enables our members to enjoy a fun, personally rewarding and fulfilling lifestyle. Located 12 miles from historic Savannah, Georgia, Landings Golf & Athletic Club offers members access to six championship golf courses, two of which were designed by Arnold Palmer himself. The club also has 31 tennis courts, 11 pickleball courts, eight bocce courts, seven unique dining options, four pavilions, five swimming pools and a 52,000 square foot wellness center. Our welcoming community, robust golf and field sports tournaments, and unique member events make our club the most sought-after private residential golf, sports, and social club in the Southeast.