The Panther Creek West project began in 1997 and is the 2nd Subdivision located next to Panther Creek on 120 acres and contains a total of 250 lots. The area, once surrounded by undeveloped farmland, is now at the center of booming residential and commercial development. Panther Creek West lots have utilities running underground, are in the Chatham School District and the interior lots are 105’ X 135’. In this subdivision, the 2 story homes must be at least 2400 square ft., & ranch homes must be at least 2000 square ft. All homes must have at least a 2-car garage, with driveways having a minimum width of 18 feet. At least 50% of the front of the homes must be brick and fireplaces on Exterior walls must be brick on the exterior. The development is anchored by Panther Creek Subdivision and Panther Creek Country Club, a private championship golf course designed by 1991 U.S. Open Champion Hale Irwin Panther Creek remains one of the finest subdivisions in Springfield and is consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in the metropolitan area.