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Legacy on Lanier Golf Club

Legacy on Lanier Golf Club in Lake Lanier Islands, GA

Legacy on Lanier Golf Course
Me, Nicholas, Brandon and Mr. Carroll

The Stats

Tee Time: August 12, 10:30, 87 F, Calm

Designer: Billy Fuller, 2009

Playing Partners: Nicholas Carroll, Scott Carroll and Brad

Tees: Blue, Par 72 (71.0 rating/137 slope/6,193 yards)

Course Handicap: 14 (11.3 index)

Stats: 91 (43-48); 40 putts; 7/14 fairways; 6/18 greens; 4 penalty strokes

The Course

Legacy on Lanier Golf Club is one of the prettiest golf courses I have ever set foot on. They didn’t even need to put a golf course out here and it would still be worth the trip just to hike along the waterfront or spend the day out on a boat like plenty of others were doing. Clear blue water was always within a 5-wood of the course as sandy shores and colorful trees lined every hole. With all that pretty scenery comes the demand for accurate golf shots, however, and on a bad day this course could see more balls disappear into the woods than into the cup. The layout is very much risk/reward and requires nearly every club in the bag. Even on the rare holes without water or narrow fairways, there are fiendishly placed bunkers that will swallow up approach shots and spit out double bogeys. Continue reading Legacy on Lanier Golf Club