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Getting To Know: Legacy Golf Club

Getting To Know: Legacy Golf Club

An Insightful Interview With Trevis Manning, General Manager

By Brian Natzel

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Trevis Manning who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.

Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
The Legacy Golf Club is a 18-Hole Championship Public Golf Course located just south of Des Moines, Iowa. Players of all abilities will enjoy the choice of four sets of tees and forgiving fairways. The experienced golfer will be challenged by the precision required for approach shots and the undulating putting surfaces.

All golfers will be impressed by manicured bentgrass fairways, tees and greens, lush Kentucky bluegrass rough and unmatched customer service. Besides the nationally recognized golf course, golfers will find a full practice facility, indoor Learning Center and Visage GPS on our golf carts.

The Legacy features a dining room that offers sandwiches, snacks and drinks to complete the day. For golf related events and outings there is an air-conditioned banquet room that boasts scenic views of multiple holes and seats 160+ guests.

The Legacy was founded by Matt Manning and family in 2001 and opened for play on May 23, 2002.

This is the second public golf course that the Manning's have owned in central Iowa. Both courses have provided golfers with quality conditions and attention to details that go into operating a successful golf course that keeps customers coming back.

No matter if it is your first visit or one of many, The Legacy staff will treat you like family and look forward to your return.

If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
The Legacy provides exceptional customer service and course conditions. We look to provide an experience that you will remember.

What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
The Legacy has wide and forgiving fairways, but contoured greens that golfers need to hit on the right side of the hole.

Any recent changes to the golf course? Or any upcoming changes?
We will be renovating our carts paths and some of the sand traps.

Recent Awards or What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
We are most proud of the changes and updates that we make to the course to try to make it more playable and improving upon the experience for all of our guests.

For the traveling golfer, do you have lodging onsite or partner with any area hotels?
We do have a Stay & Play Package with the DoubleTree Hotel. It is located 5 minutes away from the course and also includes a meal at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse.

Back Tee Stats
Par: 72
Yardage: 6724
Slope: 72.5
Rating: 132

More Information
Legacy Golf Club
400 Legacy Parkway
Norwalk, IA, 50211

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About: Brian Natzel

Brian Natzel Brian Natzel, PGA, is the Director of Instruction at The Golf Academy at Swan Lake Resort. Brian leads The Golf Academy's PGA staff in the effort to take each students game to the next level by offering a wide variety of instruction and performance packages.

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