Rodney Whisman named golf course superintendent at The Colony Golf & Country Club (Sept 29)

WCI Communities has named Rodney Whisman golf course superintendent at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs.

With more than 14 years of experience as a head golf course superintendent and a Paspalum consultant both in the U.S. and overseas, Whisman brings extensive knowledge of maintaining Seashore Paspalum turf grass on greens, tees, fairways and roughs. Experienced in agronomy and all phases of golf course construction, Whisman was most recently head golf course superintendent at a golf and country club in Naples.

“During our summer improvement projects, Rodney’s expertise has been instrumental to help ensure the best possible golf experience for our returning members this season,” said The Colony Golf & Country Club General Manager Bob Radunz. “He is committed to helping us maintain the pride our members have in The Colony Golf & Country Club.”

The Colony Golf & Country Club’s Jerry Pate-designed 18-hole par-72 championship golf course measures 6,802 yards from the championship tees and offers sweeping fairways and spectacular water and preserve views. The 28,000-square-foot clubhouse features fine dining, as well as casual dining, grille room, golf pro shop, men’s and women’s lounges and locker rooms, and the Spa & Fitness Center. Outdoor amenities include a 65-foot swimming pool and a tennis pavilion with six Har-Tru courts. The award-winning Bay Club, a three-story private dining club overlooking Estero Bay, offers fine dining and a cocktail lounge.

The Colony Golf & Bay Club is located within the community of Pelican Landing. Residents of The Colony also have access to Pelican Landing amenities: a 34-acre island beach park, newly expanded kayak and canoe launch facility, tennis courts, fitness center and community center.

The Colony Golf & Bay Club offers homebuyers penthouse-inspired three- and five-story mid-rise condominium homes in the Terzetto and Cielo neighborhoods, and new luxury tower living in Altaira. Featuring 76 Sky HomesSM on 19 residential floors, Altaira will offer open home designs and multiple terraces that showcase views of The Colony’s lakes, nature preserves and golf course, as well as vistas of Estero Bay.

To learn more about The Colony Golf & Bay Club, call 239-495-1300, visit The Colony Sales Center located on Coconut Road just one-and-a-half miles west of U.S. 41, or visit

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