A Great Story

The rebirth of Plantation Palms will be an interesting story as it unfolds. You can follow that story here as Plantation Palms returns to it’s glory days as one of the best golf courses in all of Tampa Bay!

The Blog posts below will share the ongoing story of how Plantation Palms will be brought back to life. The latest posts will be first. Follow them back to see how the rebirth process has evolved.

The video to the right is a Bay News 9 feature that tells the story as of December, 2016.

Renovation Update – 11/22/16

Well it’s finally the home stretch. Yes Plantation Palms will be opening soon for golf. The restaurant and the miniature golf course are already open and the course opens to the public on December 5th. But just so you know… It will be many months before...

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Official Press Release – 11/8/16

Plantation Palms Golf Club Re-Opens (11/8/16-Tampa,FL) The 821 families in the Plantation Palms subdivision wanted their club back. After the popular golf course and restaurant closed in 2014 and several failed suitors, the community partnered with local operator Ace...

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Renovation Update – 10/15/16

The renovation is moving along smoothly. The course renovation is on schedule and Mulligans Irish Pub is opening soon. In fact the Pub will be open to the general public on Friday, October 21. The course itself is on track to be open by the end of November — maybe...

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Renovation Update – 10/4/16

Lots of new developments in the Plantation Palms rebirth. Mulligans Opening Soon As you may know, the clubhouse and restaurant are being completely renovated. But the restaurant renovations are just about done. Mulligans on the Green is set to open soon. Ace has two...

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Renovation Update – 9/23/16

Everything is moving along nicely for the renovation of Plantation Palms. New greens are starting to take shape and the clubhouse and Mulligan’s On The Green, our new restaurant, is starting to look great and is planning to open October 15th. Our First Customer...

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Renovation Update – 9/10/16

With great luck, we survived Hermine with minimal damage to the course and we are now able to turn our attention and focus back to growing and cutting the course. The fumigation process for the greens is complete and we are now starting the sprig process for our...

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Renovation Update – 8/25/16

Yes things are moving along and the course is beginning to look like a golf course… The greens are being reborn as you can see from the images below. Also the Miniature Golf Course has been started and it’s making good progress. All we need now is the...

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Renovation Update 8/15/16

Ah yes the dog days of summer are upon us. Things move slowly and we can’t wait for the weather to brake. That’s especially true of the Plantation Palms renovation. It seems that things move slowly when you are waiting for the course to be ready for that...

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Renovation Update – 7/30/16 – Mini Golf

As we have mentioned one new feature that might be added to Plantation Palms Golf Club is a Miniature Golf Course. Plans are moving ahead on this project and Ace Golf is taking proposals. One proposal comes from a company called Miniature Golf Solutions out of Ormand...

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Renovation Update 7/25/16

The course renovation continues at a steady pace. Here’s some highlights from the past week… Mondragen Golf began our greens renovation project We started removing overgrowth around the tee signs We began trimming back limbs around the cart paths We are...

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Renovation Update 7/15/16

The renovation of Plantation Palms Golf Club is moving along nicely. This is the timeframe when visually, changes to the course are subtle and hard to see. But be sure that fairways are being cut and fertilized regularly and we are waiting for Mother Nature to do the...

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Renovation Update – 7/1/16

The renovation of the course is coming along nicely. Fairways have been cut weekly with a finer cut and the “shape” of the course is beginning to come back. Bids have gone out for the rebuilding of the greens. It will take awhile before we begin to see the...

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Nelson de Sierra Hired As Course Superintendent

Ace Golf has hired Nelson de Sierra as Course Superintendent at Plantation Palms. Nelson brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of golf course maintenance with him. Nelson has previously held superintendent positions with Innisbrook Resorts, The Villages, and was...

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Miniature Golf and Lighted Driving Range To Be Added

It looks like some brand new features will be added to the NEW Plantation Palms. Ace Golf is proposing that a miniature golf course will be added to the facilities. This is still subject to HOA approval. In addition, the current driving range will have lights added...

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Kevin Dietsch Is New General Manager

Kevin Dietsch has been hired as the new General Manager at Plantation Palms Golf Club. Kevin started at Plantation Palms on June 13, and has been busy getting the ducks in a row for the complete rebirth and renovation of Plantation Palms. Kevin is relocating from...

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Renovation Update – 6/23/16

Here’s some more news from the frontlines of the renovation. Landscaping crews are working today and Monday to completely remove the old small trees, bushes etc from the club house area both front and back. They will also trim all the palms and larger oak trees....

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Renovation Update 6/15

Dennis Bowman, VP at Ace Golf provided this update on progress being made on the course. The initial cut on the front 9 was finished last week, the initial cut on the back 9 will be done this week, subject of course to weather. They are starting a second, finer cut of...

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Ace Golf Buys Plantation Palms

This is from an article in the Tampa Bay Times on April 27th, 2016. Read the article here. » Here’s the article about the courses closing from May 2014 in the Pasco Tribune. » Here’s another article in a local paper. Ace Golf, the owner of three golf...

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