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New Ayla Golf Club course opens for play in Jordan
News | Fri 21 Apr, 2017

New Ayla Golf Club course opens for play in Jordan

Layout created by Greg Norman Golf Course Design incorporates site’s numerous sandy features.

Architect Tim Lobb restores Colt features at St George’s Hill
News | Thu 20 Apr, 2017

Architect Tim Lobb restores Colt features at St George’s Hill

New first green replaces 1930s-era Hawtree design; more work planned for rest of course

Woods firm to design Stewart tribute course at Big Cedar Lodge
News | Wed 19 Apr, 2017

Woods firm to design Stewart tribute course at Big Cedar Lodge

Family friendly 13-hole short course also part of the plan at Missouri resort.

Donald Ross design characteristics return to Pinehurst No. 3
News | Tue 18 Apr, 2017

Donald Ross design characteristics return to Pinehurst No. 3

The course has also been rerouted to make room for Gil Hanse’s new nine-hole short course.

Duncan starts ‘sensitive’ renovation of Royal Dar Es Salaam Red course
News | Tue 18 Apr, 2017

Duncan starts ‘sensitive’ renovation of Royal Dar Es Salaam Red course

Longtime C&C associate ‘dusting off’ Jones-built Trophée Hassan host in Moroccan capital.

Brookwater reopens following refurb by Greg Norman Golf Course Design
News | Tue 18 Apr, 2017

Brookwater reopens following refurb by Greg Norman Golf Course Design

All 18 greens have been refreshed, resurfaced and, in some cases, redesigned to improve playability.

Nine hole par three course to open at the Eastern Golf Club this spring
News | Mon 17 Apr, 2017

Nine hole par three course to open at the Eastern Golf Club this spring

Shark Waters by The Eastern Golf Club has been designed by a team from Greg Norman’s firm.

Golf course architect Vicki Martz dies at 72
News | Fri 14 Apr, 2017

Golf course architect Vicki Martz dies at 72

Former colleagues and members of the industry pay tribute to “awesome lady.”

Steve Smyers to redesign Errol Estate course in Central Florida
News | Thu 13 Apr, 2017

Steve Smyers to redesign Errol Estate course in Central Florida

New 18-hole layout to be created and renamed Staghorn Golf Club and Lodge.

New Dye course near London is granted planning permission
News | Wed 12 Apr, 2017

New Dye course near London is granted planning permission

Development of Perry Dye’s design set to begin in earnest at site near Edgware, UK.

Spring 2017 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available
Magazine | Fri 14 Apr, 2017

Spring 2017 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Issue 32 celebrates 70 years of the association and speaks with president Greg Martin.

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now
Magazine, News | Fri 20 Jan, 2017

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at how difficulty affects golfing enjoyment and report on restorations at Seminole CC.

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Polishing a gem in the mountains of Marbella
On site | Toby Ingleton

Polishing a gem in the mountains of Marbella

Toby Ingleton visits La Zagaleta in Spain to see the renovation of their original course.

How to fit a 7,200 yard golf course into 50 acres
Feature | David Williams

How to fit a 7,200 yard golf course into 50 acres

David Williams explains how a customer request gave him a unique opportunity

Vijay Singh on Els Club Desaru Coast project
Interview | Sean Dudley

Vijay Singh on Els Club Desaru Coast project

GCA speaks to The Big Fijian about his role in the creation of a new course in Malaysia

Five features to enhance playability of a golf course
Opinion | Kari Haug

Five features to enhance playability of a golf course

Kari Haug highlights the features included in her concept of ‘leverage design’.

When does a course become too difficult to be fun?
Feature | Adam Lawrence

When does a course become too difficult to be fun?

Adam Lawrence takes a look at the question of difficulty.

The Sacred Eighteen at Royal Worlington and Newmarket GC
Feature | Dr Michael Morrison

The Sacred Eighteen at Royal Worlington and Newmarket GC

Dr Michael Morrison reveals a remarkable new finding about the English club. 

An unexpected lesson in the Maldives
On site | Adam Lawrence

An unexpected lesson in the Maldives

Adam Lawrence visits the tiny and ultra-exclusive Velaa Private Island. 

Tom Simpson and the sharing of secrets
Interview | Sean Dudley

Tom Simpson and the sharing of secrets

Donald Steel discusses a new book on the life and work of the legendary architect.

Tom Fazio discusses Chileno Bay project
Interview | Sean Dudley

Tom Fazio discusses Chileno Bay project

Architect on work at new course on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.

How better irrigation management can save water
Feature | Adam Lawrence

How better irrigation management can save water

Adam Lawrence takes a look at how clubs are changing their approach.

Second course at Sand Valley begins to take shape
Interview | Sean Dudley

Second course at Sand Valley begins to take shape

GCA speaks to architect David McLay Kidd about his design at resort in Wisconsin, US.

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017
Gopher Watch, News | Fri 20 Jan, 2017

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017

Can you identify the course on which Sandy the gopher has been photographed?

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