Press Release

TPC Prestancia Launches Club Course Improvement Plan for 2017

Sarasota, FL. – TPC Prestancia, a Heritage Golf Group property, is proud to announce the club will begin extensive renovations in 2017 to its Club Course. Updates will include a new irrigation system, re-grassing of greens, tees and fairways, bunker enhancements and amenities designed to improve Member experience and course playability.

The renovations will start in January on the Club Course. This exciting project will include:

  • State-of-the-art Toro irrigation system featuring mainline technology with dual support lines to provide complete coverage
  • Restoration of Greens to original design and greens re-grassed with Champion Bermuda for a consistent putting surface
  • Re-grassing of Fairways with Celebration Bermuda and the restoration of the original fairway contours
  • Bunker enhancements throughout the course
  • Extensive drainage work
  • Re-shaping and leveling of the Tee complexes to enhance the character of each hole

The Club Course will be closed for renovations from May 1st until October of 2017. In an effort to serve Members and Guests during this closure the TPC Prestancia Stadium course will be open thought the renovation process.

“The upcoming renovations will reinvigorate the Club Course and restore its unique character,” said Bob Holzman, TPC Prestancia General Manager. “The improvements to the Club Course will improve course conditions, playability, and pace of play delivering a completely new look and feel while providing unmatched club offerings in the Sarasota area.”

The Club Course, a championship golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge with PGA TOUR player Bruce Devlin, as consultant, is an eclectic design including Grand Oak tree lines, classic doglegs and carry over water. Considered by many as challenging as the Stadium Course, it presents many holes that even the most skilled player might find difficult. The course offers family-friendly tees with 12 tee options allowing tremendous playability.

For more information on Membership Opportunities or to see the new clubhouse improvements first hand, contact Donna Hunter-Smith at or (941) 922-2800 ext 3244.
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About TPC Prestancia

TPC Prestancia ( features two 18-hole championship golf courses designed around spectacular coastal wildlife providing a beautiful venue for its challenging playing conditions. TPC Prestancia is a member of both the Tournament Players Club Network and the Heritage Collection of properties. TPC Prestancia offers 36 challenging holes in the beautiful Palmer Ranch area. The Stadium Course and the Club Course sprawl out over 565 acres of lush landscape, providing a balance of aesthetics and spectacular coastal wildlife with outstanding playing conditions. The Championship Stadium Course was fashioned after the TPC Network's Flagship, TPC Sawgrass, which allows for maximum gallery enjoyment from the many hills dotted along the broad fairways. Designed by Florida's own Ron Garl, with PGA TOUR player, Mike Souchack, as consultant, the par 72 Stadium Course rewards shot making more than length, and features undulating greens that rise and fall as players approach the signature 9th and 18th holes.

About Heritage Golf Group

Heritage Golf Group (, established in 1999, is an innovative, industry leading hospitality company and owner/operator of premier private, resort and daily fee golf properties spanning Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Texas. Guided by the principle of evolving the private club and golf business experience to the highest level, each individual club’s amenities and operational systems are tailored to augment their one-of-a-kind assets. With a commitment to delivering memorable experiences to its members and guests, the company is constantly expanding their team of experts in operations, golf, culinary, lodging, fitness, agronomy and special events. Backed by the financial strength of Tower Three Partners, an operationally oriented private equity firm, Heritage Golf Group is uniquely poised to expand through the acquisition of a tightly focused and selective group of upscale clubs.

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