Streamsong Red No. 16
Gainey Goes Like 60
Van Pelt A Wizard In Oz
Pettersen Hangs On In Korea
Two feel-good stories headline this
First, there was the pursuit of victory out
on Sea Island by local hero Davis Love III.
Tommy Gainey fired a 60 Sunday to win. But
Love, a co-leader after 54 holes, was the
center of attention.
Whoever said, “Show me a good loser
and I’ll show you a loser,” never met Love. In
the aftermath of a galling Ryder Cup defeat,
the American captain gracefully accepted
the loss, nobly defended his players and
properly credited the Europeans.
Meanwhile, our cover story features
Streamsong, a new and compelling 36-hole
Doak and Coore-Crenshaw complex in rural
Florida. At no small expense, Streamsong’s
goal is to marry environmental sustainability
to commercial success and state-of-the art
design while boosting the local economy by
We applaud the efforts here of the Mosaic
Company, Streamsong’s owner.
And if you don’t believe the golf will be
any good there, we give you the opinion of
two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen.
Janzen grew up in Lakeland, Fla., near
Streamsong, and toured the property with
Ben Crenshaw earlier this year.
“It’s a very cool spot,” Janzen told The
Post last Friday. “I knew it was going to be a
dramatic site. And I think it’s going to be very
unique, with nothing else like it in the entire
Southeast. Everybody will want to see it
once. And then they will want to come back.”
For the record, Janzen is not on Mosaic’s
payroll and has no financial stake in the project.