North Course at Shadow Wood reopens following renovations 17 November 2017

North Course at Shadow Wood reopens following renovations

Rees Jones and Bryce Swanson used hole-by-hole notes from original architect Bob Cupp to inform project.
Desert Horizons Country Club unveils renovations to golf course 16 November 2017

Desert Horizons Country Club unveils renovations to golf course

Team from Clive Clark Design oversees project at club in Indian Wells, California.
Steve Smyers redesigns Eastwood Golf Course in Florida 16 November 2017

Steve Smyers redesigns Eastwood Golf Course in Florida

Project’s first phase has been completed with the second to commence in summer 2018.
Construction of Friday Harbour course completed ahead of 2018 opening 15 November 2017

Construction of Friday Harbour course completed ahead of 2018 opening

Doug Carrick talks to GCA about development of new 18-hole layout in Ontario, Canada.
Two new holes added at Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis 14 November 2017

Two new holes added at Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis

Kevin Norby oversees reintroduction of short uphill par three hole and creation of 360-yard par four hole.
Talks about proposed expansion of Leeds Golf Centre get underway 14 November 2017

Talks about proposed expansion of Leeds Golf Centre get underway

Gaunt Golf Design hired to design new nine-hole academy course and driving range at UK facility.

Bunker renovation project reaches completion at Bloomington CC 13 November 2017

Bunker renovation project reaches completion at Bloomington CC

Architect Michael Benkusky reduces bunker footprint and enhances playability at Illinois course.
Soft opening of redesigned Banyan Cay course takes place in Florida 13 November 2017

Soft opening of redesigned Banyan Cay course takes place in Florida

Jack Nicklaus attends ceremony following his firm’s work at West Palm Beach club.
Palmer Course at PGA National reopens following renovation work 10 November 2017

Palmer Course at PGA National reopens following renovation work

Arnold Palmer Design Company oversees project on course at resort in West Palm Beach, Florida.
New 18-hole putting course now open for play in Las Vegas 8 November 2017

New 18-hole putting course now open for play in Las Vegas

Major Series of Putting facility designed by Nicklaus Design features artificial turf from Southwest Greens.

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honouree list 7 November 2017

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honouree list

11 projects and 13 architects highlighted by association for showing innovation and problem-solving skills.
Ocean Course at Hammock Beach reopens following renovation work 6 November 2017

Ocean Course at Hammock Beach reopens following renovation work

David Savic of Nicklaus Design oversees project at course damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Colligan Golf Design completes renovation of Arlington municipal 3 November 2017

Colligan Golf Design completes renovation of Arlington municipal

Chester W. Ditto course completely rerouted to maximise potential of site
Bobby Jones Golf Course closes for major renovation project 2 November 2017

Bobby Jones Golf Course closes for major renovation project

Around US$23 million to be invested in project at facility in Atlanta, Georgia.
Major project to commence this week at Denver’s City Park Golf Course 1 November 2017

Major project to commence this week at Denver’s City Park Golf Course

iCon Golf Studio and Hale Irwin Golf Design teaming up for renovation and redesign work.
ASGCA Fellow David J. Gordon dies at the age of 95 31 October 2017

ASGCA Fellow David J. Gordon dies at the age of 95

Pennsylvania-based designer was the longest-tenured members of the ASGCA.
Zagaleta group completes sale of Valderrama golf course 30 October 2017

Zagaleta group completes sale of Valderrama golf course

€28 million deal puts famous course in southern Spain back in members’ hands.

Golf Environment Organization launches new version of OnCourse app 30 October 2017

Golf Environment Organization launches new version of OnCourse app

Users able to better chart progress, store data, and create annual reports on their work.
Plans revealed for new golf resort on New Zealand’s South Island 27 October 2017

Plans revealed for new golf resort on New Zealand’s South Island

Architect Brett Thomson hired to design layout at site next to Highlands Motorsport Park.
First phase of Schaumburg renovation project nears completion 26 October 2017

First phase of Schaumburg renovation project nears completion

Architect Todd Quitno discusses recent work on Players course at club in Illinois.
New golf course begins to take shape in south-west Utah 24 October 2017

New golf course begins to take shape in south-west Utah

Architect Dale Beddo leading work on new project at site near city of Hurricane.
Nine holes now open at new course in south-west France 23 October 2017

Nine holes now open at new course in south-west France

All 18 holes designed by Nicolas Joakimides near Navarrenx set to be open by end of 2018.
New Baylands Golf Links course set to open in spring 2018 20 October 2017

New Baylands Golf Links course set to open in spring 2018

Forrest Richardson close to completing reconfiguration of layout on site of former Palo Alto Municipal course.
Oldfield Golf Club course reopens following renovation project 20 October 2017

Oldfield Golf Club course reopens following renovation project

Greg Norman Golf Course Design returns to South Carolina course to oversee recent work.
Issue 50 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 19 October 2017

Issue 50 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We report on a new course in Las Vegas, speak to Gil Hanse and visit Lofoten Links.
New all-grass practice course and golf facility opens at The Villages 19 October 2017

New all-grass practice course and golf facility opens at The Villages

Latest addition at central Florida residential development has been designed by architect Ken Ezell.
Construction of golf course at new Australian resort commences 17 October 2017

Construction of golf course at new Australian resort commences

Greg Norman’s firm leading design and construction of course at Silkari development in New South Wales.
Bel-Air Country Club starts major Thomas restoration project 16 October 2017

Bel-Air Country Club starts major Thomas restoration project

Doak team mobilises on site to meet rapid construction schedule at club in Los Angeles.
Final hole lengthened and greens and bunkers renovated at Boot Ranch 16 October 2017

Final hole lengthened and greens and bunkers renovated at Boot Ranch

Hal Sutton returns to oversee reworking of elements of his only design to date.

La Romana Golf Club opens for play in Dominican Republic 13 October 2017

La Romana Golf Club opens for play in Dominican Republic

Course designed by Maverick Golf and Construction plays alongside the Caribbean Sea.

New Tempest Golf Club takes shape in East Texas 12 October 2017

New Tempest Golf Club takes shape in East Texas

Jeff Brauer’s latest design on site of former Southern Hills GC set to open next summer.
Final preparations being made on new holes at Samsun Golf Club in Turkey 10 October 2017

Final preparations being made on new holes at Samsun Golf Club in Turkey

Kevin Ramsey of Golfplan leads development of back nine at course bordering the Black Sea.

New short game facility opens for play at Las Colinas 6 October 2017

New short game facility opens for play at Las Colinas

Designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez, new offering complements existing 18-hole course at Spanish resort.
Changes coming to Mussenden course at Castlerock Golf Club 5 October 2017

Changes coming to Mussenden course at Castlerock Golf Club

Dr Martin Hawtree overseeing work, with Sol Golf hired to carry out project’s construction element.
Planning submission for new Coul Links project to be presented this week 4 October 2017

Planning submission for new Coul Links project to be presented this week

Coore and Crenshaw hired by Mike Keiser for proposed course in the Scottish Highlands.
Elements of original Ross design being restored at Ohio’s Inverness Club 3 October 2017

Elements of original Ross design being restored at Ohio’s Inverness Club

Architect Andrew Green’s masterplan to be implemented following approval from club’s board of governors.
Series of enhancements planned for University Club of Milwaukee 29 September 2017

Series of enhancements planned for University Club of Milwaukee

Andy Staples hired to upgrade facilities at Wisconsin club with an original Tom Bendelow design.

Streamsong Resort opens Hanse-designed Black course 27 September 2017

Streamsong Resort opens Hanse-designed Black course

Architect describes layout of third course at Florida resort as being “fun and strategic”.

Bunker and green renovation work gets underway at Wellingborough GC 27 September 2017

Bunker and green renovation work gets underway at Wellingborough GC

Swan Golf Designs overseeing work at historic club in Northamptonshire, UK.
Bobby Weed Golf Design nears completion of Greenacres renovation 26 September 2017

Bobby Weed Golf Design nears completion of Greenacres renovation

Sale of development parcel funds golf course improvements and clubhouse upgrade.

Famous Nine to open at Cornwall’s Gwel an Mor resort 26 September 2017

Famous Nine to open at Cornwall’s Gwel an Mor resort

All-weather greens and tees feature on new course which pays homage to famous holes around the world.
Steiner helps GC Engelberg recover from landslide 26 September 2017

Steiner helps GC Engelberg recover from landslide

Course near Lucerne, Switzerland, has been redesigned to better withstand future storms.

Issue 35 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 25 September 2017

Issue 35 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Fall 2017 issue looks at how a successful course renovation can dramatically improve a club’s fortunes.
Lennar proceeds with second course at Lakewood National 22 September 2017

Lennar proceeds with second course at Lakewood National

Brandon Johnson to oversee creation of ‘fun, playable, beautiful’ design.

Major redesign work takes place at newly named Jayhawk Club 19 September 2017

Major redesign work takes place at newly named Jayhawk Club

Mike Gogel leads redesign of former Alvamar Golf and Country Club in Lawrence, Kansas.
Kevin Norby completes renovation of Meadowbrook Golf Club 18 September 2017

Kevin Norby completes renovation of Meadowbrook Golf Club

Project received FEMA funding after course in Minnesota flooded back in 2014.
Christian Lundin takes advantage of strong site at Skövde 18 September 2017

Christian Lundin takes advantage of strong site at Skövde

Rebuild of Swedish course promises excellent strategy in a wonderful natural environment.
Renovations completed at Cliffs Valley golf course in South Carolina 14 September 2017

Renovations completed at Cliffs Valley golf course in South Carolina

Greens converted to Champion bermudagrass as part of project overseen by Ben Wright.
New masterplan unveiled for Country Club of Jackson courses 12 September 2017

New masterplan unveiled for Country Club of Jackson courses

Architect Chris Wilczynski plans to restore original green locations and remove trees at Michigan club.
Renovations coming to West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur this November 11 September 2017

Renovations coming to West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur this November

Parslow & Winter Golf Design to work alongside the PGA Tour on project at club in Malaysia.
New short course to open at Pinehurst Resort on 30 September 8 September 2017

New short course to open at Pinehurst Resort on 30 September

The Cradle has been designed by Gil Hanse and features nine holes ranging between 56 and 127 yards.
Green conversion projects reaches completion at The Tribute Golf Links 8 September 2017

Green conversion projects reaches completion at The Tribute Golf Links

Architect Tripp Davis returns to Texas course to oversee change to TifEagle bermudagrass.
New bunkering bedding in well at Goodwood’s Downs Course 7 September 2017

New bunkering bedding in well at Goodwood’s Downs Course

General manager Stuart Gillett reflects on recent project at club in West Sussex, UK.
West Cliffs receives GEO Certified Development status 6 September 2017

West Cliffs receives GEO Certified Development status

Portuguese course is the first in Europe to complete GEO’s OnCourse Developments programme.
New six-hole Yellow Course opens for play at Frilford Heath Golf Club 4 September 2017

New six-hole Yellow Course opens for play at Frilford Heath Golf Club

Huxley Golf all weather surfaces included as part of new offering at UK club.
Famous Pandy bunker to be restored at Ganton Golf Club 1 September 2017

Famous Pandy bunker to be restored at Ganton Golf Club

Iconic hazard at UK club to be reintroduced by Conor Walsh with the assistance of Gordon Irvine.
Next phase of bunker work to commence at The Berkshire 30 August 2017

Next phase of bunker work to commence at The Berkshire

Tim Lobb aiming to reintroduce vintage look to bunkering at historic UK club.
Construction phase completed as part of major project at Algonquin GC 29 August 2017

Construction phase completed as part of major project at Algonquin GC

Architects Rod Whitman and Keith Cutten renovating and adding new holes at Canadian course.
Restoration of Hammock Beach’s Ocean Course nears completion 25 August 2017

Restoration of Hammock Beach’s Ocean Course nears completion

Nicklaus Design leads work at Florida resort following storm damage in October 2016.
Strong progress being made at Vestavia CC as new holes take shape 24 August 2017

Strong progress being made at Vestavia CC as new holes take shape

Architect Lester George leads project at George Cobb-designed course in Birmingham, Alabama.

New ‘The Alps’ putting green for Golfpark Holzhäusern in Switzerland 23 August 2017

New ‘The Alps’ putting green for Golfpark Holzhäusern in Switzerland

Co-designers Steiner & Partner and (re)GOLF inspired by The Himalayas at St Andrews.
Development of second course at Soma Bay gets underway 23 August 2017

Development of second course at Soma Bay gets underway

Architect Tim Lobb discusses his design at resort on Egypt’s Red Sea coast.
Twelfth and thirteenth holes reworked at TPC Boston 22 August 2017

Twelfth and thirteenth holes reworked at TPC Boston

Gil Hanse returns to work on holes left untouched during previous 2006 project.
Redevelopment of Himalayas Nine at Prince’s Golf Club to begin this month 21 August 2017

Redevelopment of Himalayas Nine at Prince’s Golf Club to begin this month

Mackenzie & Ebert hired to add new hole and rework layout of course in Kent, UK.

New Pete Dye golf course taking shape at Maryland resort 18 August 2017

New Pete Dye golf course taking shape at Maryland resort

The Links at Perry Cabin near St Michaels on track to open in Spring 2018.

Harley Kruse named as new president of the SAGCA 18 August 2017

Harley Kruse named as new president of the SAGCA

Architect takes over from Ted Parslow, while Paul Mogford named as societys vice president.

Norman partners with OHBA for Japanese golf renovations 18 August 2017

Norman partners with OHBA for Japanese golf renovations

Firms will collaborate to provide ‘one-stop-shop’ for golf courses in the country.

New reversible course to open in the Netherlands in 2018 16 August 2017

New reversible course to open in the Netherlands in 2018

Nine holes designed by architect Frank Pont will have ‘heathland character’.

First look at the new Royal Norwich Golf Club at Weston Longville 15 August 2017

First look at the new Royal Norwich Golf Club at Weston Longville

Work is underway to create a new 27-hole complex at the former Weston Park club.
New par three hole being created at Royal Ottawa 10 August 2017

New par three hole being created at Royal Ottawa

Nelson & Haworth Golf Course Architects leading project at historic Canadian course.
FireLake Golf Course reopens following renovation work 9 August 2017

FireLake Golf Course reopens following renovation work

Conor Cummings leads project at course owned by Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Oklahoma.
Second phase of masterplan project completed at Tupelo Country Club 8 August 2017

Second phase of masterplan project completed at Tupelo Country Club

Architect Nathan Crace oversees reworking of eighth hole at course in north-east Mississippi.
Grassing completed at new Ha Long Bay course in Vietnam 7 August 2017

Grassing completed at new Ha Long Bay course in Vietnam

Brian Curley tells GCA what golfers can expect from course overlooking UNESCO World Heritage site.
Three-year renovation project at Royal Bled reaches completion 4 August 2017

Three-year renovation project at Royal Bled reaches completion

William Swan of Swan Golf Designs discusses project at club in Slovenia.
Grassing under way at new Fox Hills course in North Dakota 4 August 2017

Grassing under way at new Fox Hills course in North Dakota

Architect Kevin Norby and Landscapes Unlimited leading project at site in Watford City.
Bunker renovation reaches completion at The Golf Club at Lansdowne 3 August 2017

Bunker renovation reaches completion at The Golf Club at Lansdowne

Greg Norman Golf Course Design leads work on Norman Course at club in Leesburg, Virginia.
Major project to commence early next year at The Phoenician golf course 2 August 2017

Major project to commence early next year at The Phoenician golf course

Phil Smith Design leads work to reconfigure and renovate course in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Planning application for Coul Links set to be submitted in coming weeks 1 August 2017

Planning application for Coul Links set to be submitted in coming weeks

Reports from Scotland indicate movement in proposed development from Mike Keiser and Todd Warnock.
Bukit Course at Singapore Island CC restored to original James Braid design 1 August 2017

Bukit Course at Singapore Island CC restored to original James Braid design

Owen Hester of Green Dynasty discusses recent project at historic course in south-east Asia.
Construction of new par three course to begin in Czech Republic 31 July 2017

Construction of new par three course to begin in Czech Republic

Jonathan Davison draws up design of layout at Golf Park Lhotka near Ostrava.
Tom Marzolf discusses Quail Hollow ahead of 2017 PGA Championship 28 July 2017

Tom Marzolf discusses Quail Hollow ahead of 2017 PGA Championship

Architect participates in Twitter chat hosted by the ASGCA ahead of upcoming tournament.
Bunker renovation project takes place at West Kilbride Golf Club 27 July 2017

Bunker renovation project takes place at West Kilbride Golf Club

Rennie Design and Souter Sports help formalise and enhance bunkering at Scottish course.
Issue 49 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 26 July 2017

Issue 49 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We take a look at the relationship between course design and nature, and report from West Cliffs.
Second phase of Crane Creek CC project sees addition of two new holes 26 July 2017

Second phase of Crane Creek CC project sees addition of two new holes

Architect David Druzisky discusses changes to course at club in Boise, Idaho.
New Peterhof Golf Club course opens for play in Russia 24 July 2017

New Peterhof Golf Club course opens for play in Russia

Hills Forrest-designed course located close to famous palaces of St Petersburg.

New twelve hole Mulligan Course opens at Ballyneal Golf Club 21 July 2017

New twelve hole Mulligan Course opens at Ballyneal Golf Club

Tom Doak of Renaissance Golf Design returns to Colorado club to create new layout.
Bunker renovations to be made on South Course at The Reserve Vineyards 20 July 2017

Bunker renovations to be made on South Course at The Reserve Vineyards

John Fought returns to Oregon club to oversee addition of Better Billy liner to selected bunkers.
Phil Mickelson Design to rework Nirwana course at Trump International 19 July 2017

Phil Mickelson Design to rework Nirwana course at Trump International

Work on course part of wider renovations at resort in Tabanan, Indonesia.
East Orange Golf Course completes renovations with clubhouse opening 18 July 2017

East Orange Golf Course completes renovations with clubhouse opening

The three-year project involved a full course redesign led by architect Stephen Kay.
New Great Northern golf course opens for play in Denmark 14 July 2017

New Great Northern golf course opens for play in Denmark

Nicklaus Design’s Dirk Bouts leads project at site close to town of Kerteminde.
Renovations at The Club at Nine Bridges ahead of 2017 CJ Cup 14 July 2017

Renovations at The Club at Nine Bridges ahead of 2017 CJ Cup

David Dale and Steve Wenzloff oversee bunker work using Durabunker method of construction. 
New Shepherd’s Rock course at Nemacolin Woodlands opens for play 13 July 2017

New Shepherd’s Rock course at Nemacolin Woodlands opens for play

Layout designed by Pete Dye and Tim Liddy unveiled at resort in Pennsylvania.

Project to enhance playability at Whistling Rock reaches completion 13 July 2017

Project to enhance playability at Whistling Rock reaches completion

Eric Iverson oversees subtle changes to Ted Robinson-designed course in South Korea.
New holes part of major renovation at The Refuge golf course 11 July 2017

New holes part of major renovation at The Refuge golf course

Nathan Crace to oversee project which includes addition of Longleaf Tee System.
Renovation work takes place on Naples Lakes CC course 10 July 2017

Renovation work takes place on Naples Lakes CC course

Thad Layton of Arnold Palmer Design heading project at club in Florida.
Plans approved for new course on Australia’s Kangaroo Island 7 July 2017

Plans approved for new course on Australia’s Kangaroo Island

The Cliffs course to be developed on 600 acre site off coast of South Australia.
Gary Player Design oversees redesign work at Kiawah Island Golf Resort 7 July 2017

Gary Player Design oversees redesign work at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

GCA speaks to architect Jeff Lawrence about project on Cougar Point course in South Carolina.
New first hole takes shape on Old Course at Atalaya 6 July 2017

New first hole takes shape on Old Course at Atalaya

Architect David Krause leads development of new green and tee at Spanish club.
Columbus Country Club renovation reaches halfway point 6 July 2017

Columbus Country Club renovation reaches halfway point

Architect Kevin Hargrave looking to give course in Ohio more of a ‘Donald Ross feel’.
Six new holes being created on East Course at Canada’s Sunningdale G&CC 4 July 2017

Six new holes being created on East Course at Canada’s Sunningdale G&CC

Doug Carrick creating new additions in style of course’s original architect Stanley Thompson.
Nicklaus Design to design ten new courses across Vietnam 30 June 2017

Nicklaus Design to design ten new courses across Vietnam

Design firm to create new facilities throughout the country after strengthening relationship with BRG Group.
Old White ready to host 2017 Greenbrier Classic 29 June 2017

Old White ready to host 2017 Greenbrier Classic

Keith Foster discusses major renovation project following devastating floods in 2016.
Eric Trump opens new King Robert the Bruce course at Turnberry 29 June 2017

Eric Trump opens new King Robert the Bruce course at Turnberry

Golf course architect Martin Ebert has led work at club on Scotland’s west coast.

Taylor Meadows course to reopen following work on three holes 28 June 2017

Taylor Meadows course to reopen following work on three holes

Steve Forrest leads reworking of holes ten, eleven and twelve at club in Taylor, Michigan.

Love Golf Design hired to redesign University of Virginia course 27 June 2017

Love Golf Design hired to redesign University of Virginia course

14 new holes set to be built at Birdwood Golf Course in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Shaping and earthmoving complete at new Friday Harbour course 27 June 2017

Shaping and earthmoving complete at new Friday Harbour course

Doug Carrick’s latest design in Canada set to open for play in spring 2018.
Restoration of La Mer at Le Touquet course reaches completion 26 June 2017

Restoration of La Mer at Le Touquet course reaches completion

Patrice Boissonnas and Frank Pont complete work at Harry Colt-designed course in northern France.
Nine holes at Schaumburg Golf Club close for renovations 26 June 2017

Nine holes at Schaumburg Golf Club close for renovations

Lohmann Golf Designs’ Todd Quitno discusses extent of work at club in Illinois.
Ground broken at new site as Royal Norwich relocation begins 23 June 2017

Ground broken at new site as Royal Norwich relocation begins

European Golf Design and MJ Abbott heading multi-million pound project in the UK.
Nine holes open for play at new Jebel Sifah course in Oman 22 June 2017

Nine holes open for play at new Jebel Sifah course in Oman

Architect Peter Harradine discusses creating a course for the ‘average’ golfer.

New nine-hole synthetic course to open in Delhi later this year 21 June 2017

New nine-hole synthetic course to open in Delhi later this year

Layout at M3M Club near city’s airport has been designed by Golfplan’s Kevin Ramsey.
GlenArbor Golf Club reopens following bunker renovation project 20 June 2017

GlenArbor Golf Club reopens following bunker renovation project

Architect Jeff Lawrence speaks to GCA about work at club near Bedford Hills, New York.
Renovations begin on Monocan nine at Stoney Creek Golf Course 16 June 2017

Renovations begin on Monocan nine at Stoney Creek Golf Course

Turf replacement work part of project on course at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia.
Three new holes to be added to short course at Golfpark Oberkirch 15 June 2017

Three new holes to be added to short course at Golfpark Oberkirch

Steiner & Partner Landschaftsarchitektur hired to lengthen course at public facility in Switzerland.
Gleneagles’ Queen’s course taken back to James Braid’s original design 15 June 2017

Gleneagles’ Queen’s course taken back to James Braid’s original design

18-month renovation project also sees new drainage and bunker technology introduced.
New golf course to be developed in Brazil’s São Paulo State 14 June 2017

New golf course to be developed in Brazil’s São Paulo State

Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design hired to create facility on diverse site near Campinas.
Good progress being made on new golf course near Tbilisi 14 June 2017

Good progress being made on new golf course near Tbilisi

Tilander Golf Design’s creation in country of Georgia set to open for play in 2018.
Jiménez to design new short game facility at Las Colinas 13 June 2017

Jiménez to design new short game facility at Las Colinas

Work is already underway on the facility, which is set to open later this year.
Chris Wilczynski improves playability at Shenandoah Country Club 13 June 2017

Chris Wilczynski improves playability at Shenandoah Country Club

The fourth and fifth holes have been redesigned to resolve flooding issues.

Erin Hills ready for the spotlight as US Open week arrives 12 June 2017

Erin Hills ready for the spotlight as US Open week arrives

The course in Wisconsin has been closed for eight months in preparation for the tournament.

Ocean views from every hole at Portugal’s new West Cliffs 9 June 2017

Ocean views from every hole at Portugal’s new West Cliffs

Cynthia Dye-designed course sits on spectacular sandy terrain above the Atlantic.
Superstition Mountain bunker renovation work begins 9 June 2017

Superstition Mountain bunker renovation work begins

Nicklaus Design advising on work at course the firm originally designed in Arizona.
Bunker renovations taking place at Chart Hills Golf Club 8 June 2017

Bunker renovations taking place at Chart Hills Golf Club

Conor Walsh discusses project which includes work on UK course’s famous Anaconda bunker.
Renovation at Miromar Lakes aims to reimagine Florida course’s identity 8 June 2017

Renovation at Miromar Lakes aims to reimagine Florida course’s identity

Architect Drew Rogers rebuilding greens and tees and aiming to improve aesthetics.
Rockwood Park Golf Course to reopen later this month following renovations 7 June 2017

Rockwood Park Golf Course to reopen later this month following renovations

Colligan Golf Design completes work at John Bredemus-designed course in Fort Worth, Texas.
Reconstruction of back nine begins at California’s SilverRock Resort 6 June 2017

Reconstruction of back nine begins at California’s SilverRock Resort

Brandon Johnson of Arnold Palmer Design discusses changes at course taking place this summer.
Willow Fork Country Club course undergoes bunker renovation project 2 June 2017

Willow Fork Country Club course undergoes bunker renovation project

Fusion Golf and Sustainable Sports Solutions leading work at club in Katy, Texas.
Rothley Park takes control with Hunter Pilot and Irriplan 1 June 2017

Rothley Park takes control with Hunter Pilot and Irriplan

Leicestershire club completes installation of all-new irrigation system covering greens, tees, approaches and walk off.
Changes made at Natadola Bay ahead of 2017 Fiji International 1 June 2017

Changes made at Natadola Bay ahead of 2017 Fiji International

Vijay Singh and Greg Letsche oversee alterations to course on Fiji’s south-west coastline.
Issue 34 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 31 May 2017

Issue 34 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Summer 2017 issue includes a profile of 2017 US Open host course Erin Hills.
John Sanford elected ASGCA president at annual meeting in Florida 31 May 2017

John Sanford elected ASGCA president at annual meeting in Florida

Newly-elected president aims to raise association’s profile in the industry
New South Course at Arcadia Bluffs begins to take shape 30 May 2017

New South Course at Arcadia Bluffs begins to take shape

Second layout at Michigan club has been designed by Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design.
Renovations taking place at Coral Oaks Golf Course this summer 26 May 2017

Renovations taking place at Coral Oaks Golf Course this summer

Greens, tees and fairways being worked on at Arthur Hills-designed course in Florida.
Work to remodel three holes at Manito Golf & Country Club begins 25 May 2017

Work to remodel three holes at Manito Golf & Country Club begins

Jeff Mingay hired to review course masterplan created by John Harbottle in 2009.
Renovation project takes place at Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club 25 May 2017

Renovation project takes place at Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club

Gordon Lewis leads work at Florida course originally designed by Larry Packard.
Sand area reduction key to Buckinghamshire renovation work 23 May 2017

Sand area reduction key to Buckinghamshire renovation work

Architect Tim Lobb and course manager Andy Ewence discuss recent work at club near Uxbridge, UK.
Renovations at Country Club of Asheville course reach completion 18 May 2017

Renovations at Country Club of Asheville course reach completion

Richard Mandell discusses his work at Donald Ross designed course in North Carolina.
New club gives members access to nine US golf courses 17 May 2017

New club gives members access to nine US golf courses

Designs by Donald Ross, Gil Hanse and Mike Strantz comprise the ‘Architect’s Nine’.

Tripp Davis completes renovation work at Jimmie Austin Golf Course 16 May 2017

Tripp Davis completes renovation work at Jimmie Austin Golf Course

Architect creates new eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh holes at University of Oklahoma facility.
Renovation project commences at Rio Secco Golf Club 12 May 2017

Renovation project commences at Rio Secco Golf Club

Rees Jones returns to Las Vegas club to update course features and practice facility.
Huge investment plans outlined for historic Musselburgh Links course 11 May 2017

Huge investment plans outlined for historic Musselburgh Links course

Mackenzie and Ebert part of team aiming to renovate and restore former Open Venue to its 1896 layout.
Series of renovations to take place at Tiburón Golf Club’s Black Course 10 May 2017

Series of renovations to take place at Tiburón Golf Club’s Black Course

Team from Greg Norman Golf Course Design working with club in Naples, Florida.
Changes made at TPC Sawgrass ahead of 2017 Players Championship 10 May 2017

Changes made at TPC Sawgrass ahead of 2017 Players Championship

Jeff Plotts discusses how he expects the course to play during tournament from 11-14 May.
Hills Forrest leads restoration and renovation work at Oneida GCC 9 May 2017

Hills Forrest leads restoration and renovation work at Oneida GCC

GCA speaks to Shawn Smith to discuss work at club in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 
Tripp Davis completes renovation of historic Whippoorwill Club course 8 May 2017

Tripp Davis completes renovation of historic Whippoorwill Club course

Architect reworks all 18 greens and restores bunkers and tees at club in Armonk, New York.
GCSAA launches ‘Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Week’ 8 May 2017

GCSAA launches ‘Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Week’

Association encourages golfers to thank those that look after the courses they play.
Wentworth renovates West course ahead of BMW PGA Championship 5 May 2017

Wentworth renovates West course ahead of BMW PGA Championship

Ernie Els Design and EGD collaborate to improve playability for members and pros.
Redesigned and renovated course reopens at The Clubs at Houston Oaks 5 May 2017

Redesigned and renovated course reopens at The Clubs at Houston Oaks

Architect Chet Williams creates new fifth hole featuring island green at Texas club.
First course at new Sand Valley resort officially opens 3 May 2017

First course at new Sand Valley resort officially opens

Coore and Crenshaw design has huge width and dramatic topography.
Bill Bergin leads second phase of renovation project at Druid Hills 3 May 2017

Bill Bergin leads second phase of renovation project at Druid Hills

Architect rebuilds bunkers and increases playable areas around greens at course in Georgia.
Full Stoatin Brae course to open at Gull Lake View 3 May 2017

Full Stoatin Brae course to open at Gull Lake View

Latest addition to multi-course resort in southwest Michigan to open 15 May.
New short game academy created at Golf Club St Leon Rot 28 April 2017

New short game academy created at Golf Club St Leon Rot

Christian Althaus works with Josef Poetter Golf and Ecobunker to create facility at German club.
Issue 48 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 27 April 2017

Issue 48 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at Dr Alister MacKenzie’s 13 principles of golf architecture and report from Streamsong Black.

New three-hole short course to open at Wilmington Municipal GC 27 April 2017

New three-hole short course to open at Wilmington Municipal GC

Facility designed by John Fought to be used by The First Tee of Greater Wilmington youth programme.
Construction of new Mar de Indias golf course begins in Colombia 26 April 2017

Construction of new Mar de Indias golf course begins in Colombia

Greg Norman Golf Course Design draws up plans for 18-holer near Cartagena on country’s Caribbean coastline.
Jordan Spieth works with Roy Bechtol on new University of Texas course 24 April 2017

Jordan Spieth works with Roy Bechtol on new University of Texas course

Six hole par three course set to open this September at club in Austin, Texas.

Five year renovation project reaches completion at Pleasant Valley CC 24 April 2017

Five year renovation project reaches completion at Pleasant Valley CC

Bobby Weed Golf Design updates strategy and reconstructs bunkers at Arkansas course.
New Ayla Golf Club course opens for play in Jordan 21 April 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 20 April 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 19 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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 17 April 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 14 April 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 13 April 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 12 April 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.
Course renovations commence at Balsam Mountain Preserve 12 April 2017

Course renovations commence at Balsam Mountain Preserve

Arnold Palmer Design’s Thad Layton overseeing work at club in North Carolina.
Seeding begins on series of new holes at Fox Hills GC 11 April 2017

Seeding begins on series of new holes at Fox Hills GC

Kevin Norby oversees the creation of 12 new holes at North Dakota course.
Five new holes created at Indian Trails Golf Course 10 April 2017

Five new holes created at Indian Trails Golf Course

Architect Chris Wilcynzski also designs new practice facility at course in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Replica of the Road Hole at St Andrews introduced at Thaxted Park GC 7 April 2017

Replica of the Road Hole at St Andrews introduced at Thaxted Park GC

Neil Crafter pays homage to iconic hole with recent changes to course near Adelaide, Australia.
Courses at Harborside International to undergo renovations 6 April 2017

Courses at Harborside International to undergo renovations

Lohmann Golf Design and KemperSports to oversee project at club near Chicago, Illinois.
Bunker renovation project completed at Bent Creek Golf Course 5 April 2017

Bunker renovation project completed at Bent Creek Golf Course

Mike Beebe works with Billy Casper Golf on project at public course in Jacksonville, Florida.
New Valley Course opens at The Els Club Desaru Coast 31 March 2017

New Valley Course opens at The Els Club Desaru Coast

Ernie Els Design and Vijay Singh collaborate on second course at Malaysian club.
First phase of Astbury Golf Club bunker renovation reaches completion 30 March 2017

First phase of Astbury Golf Club bunker renovation reaches completion

Jonathan Gaunt works with Duncan Ross to add character to course in Cheshire, UK.
New Sage Run course set to open in late summer 29 March 2017

New Sage Run course set to open in late summer

Architect Paul Albanese speaks to GCA about his second design at Michigan’s Island Resort.
New Hilton resort includes Tibet’s first golf course 28 March 2017

New Hilton resort includes Tibet’s first golf course

Henegan Golf Course Design Company has created nine-holer at Hilton Linzhi Resort.
Ground broken on new Twin Dolphin course in Mexico 28 March 2017

Ground broken on new Twin Dolphin course in Mexico

Todd Eckenrode - Origins Golf Design leading work at site on Baja California peninsula.
European golf architects gather for Spanish lessons 27 March 2017

European golf architects gather for Spanish lessons

2017 EIGCA annual meeting has a focus on golf in southern Europe.
Atlanta Athletic Club saves water and electricity with new irrigation system 27 March 2017

Atlanta Athletic Club saves water and electricity with new irrigation system

Club’s now using Rain Bird’s single-head-controlled Integrated Control System on its Highlands Course.
Renovations to Country Club of Asheville course close to completion 24 March 2017

Renovations to Country Club of Asheville course close to completion

Donald Ross’s design in North Carolina worked on by architect Richard Mandell.
Changes made to formidable bunker on sixth hole at Castle Stuart 22 March 2017

Changes made to formidable bunker on sixth hole at Castle Stuart

Front half of bunker filled but 560-yard par five remains a challenging prospect.
Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project 21 March 2017

Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project

Architect speaks about Tom Bendelow, modernising a classic course and multiple tees.

Scotscraig Golf Club reveals course restoration work 21 March 2017

Scotscraig Golf Club reveals course restoration work

Historic Scottish club carries out project to coincide with its 200th anniversary celebrations.

Sale of Royal Norwich Golf Club now complete 20 March 2017

Sale of Royal Norwich Golf Club now complete

Funds from the £17 million sale will go towards the redevelopment of nearby Weston Park.

Tiger Woods Design hired to develop new courses in the Bahamas 16 March 2017

Tiger Woods Design hired to develop new courses in the Bahamas

Firm designs short course and draws up provisional plans for 18-hole course at Jack’s Bay resort.
Forrest Richardson reflects on Mountain Shadows project 15 March 2017

Forrest Richardson reflects on Mountain Shadows project

Architect speaks to GCA about reworked short course now open at resort in Arizona.
Muirfield set for Open rota return after voting in women 14 March 2017

Muirfield set for Open rota return after voting in women

R&A’s Martin Slumbers confirms intention to take tournament back to Scottish course in the future.

Hogs Head Golf Club in County Kerry to be unveiled later this year 13 March 2017

Hogs Head Golf Club in County Kerry to be unveiled later this year

New course on Irelands Atlantic coast has been designed by team from Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

Special issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 8 March 2017

Special issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Architects discuss the impact, appeal and benefits of the Longleaf Tee Initiative.

Green renovations to take place at Mid South Club 7 March 2017

Green renovations to take place at Mid South Club

Work at course near Pinehurst to be led by Shapemasters’ Jeffrey Stein and Carlos Perez.
Addition of rumple the main priority for Palmer course at Castle Stuart 6 March 2017

Addition of rumple the main priority for Palmer course at Castle Stuart

Adam Lawrence reports on a pre-construction site visit to the Inverness course.

Ocean Course at Hokuala resort reopens following renovation project 6 March 2017

Ocean Course at Hokuala resort reopens following renovation project

Team from Nicklaus Design upgrades front nine at course on Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Bunker renovation to commence at Lansdowne’s Norman Course 3 March 2017

Bunker renovation to commence at Lansdowne’s Norman Course

GNGCD’s Chris Campbell overseeing work on course he originally helped create.
Golden Horseshoe Gold Course to reopen this July following renovations 2 March 2017

Golden Horseshoe Gold Course to reopen this July following renovations

Team from Rees Jones, Inc. leading project at course at Colonial Williamsburg.
Proposed rule changes aim to help speed up golf 1 March 2017

Proposed rule changes aim to help speed up golf

R&A and USGA release details of rules modernisation for 2019.
Renovations commence on Vestavia Country Club course 1 March 2017

Renovations commence on Vestavia Country Club course

Lester George aiming to update strategy and playability of George Cobb’s 1951 layout.
New Mountain Course opens at FLC Golf Links Quy Nhon 27 February 2017

New Mountain Course opens at FLC Golf Links Quy Nhon

Latest creation from Schmidt-Curley Design unveiled at resort in Southern Vietnam.
Oak Meadows gets new name following course redesign 24 February 2017

Oak Meadows gets new name following course redesign

Greg Martin reworks Illinois course, which will now be known as The Preserve at Oak Meadows. 
Rennie hired to develop new masterplan for Inverness Golf Club 22 February 2017

Rennie hired to develop new masterplan for Inverness Golf Club

Architect to create analytic survey of parkland course in the Scottish Highlands. 
Architects discuss driving distances following R&A and USGA research 21 February 2017

Architects discuss driving distances following R&A and USGA research

Jeff Mingay and Lassi Pekka Tilander provide GCA with their thoughts on the topic.
Finishing touches being made at West Cliffs ahead of summer opening 21 February 2017

Finishing touches being made at West Cliffs ahead of summer opening

Cynthia Dye’s latest design on Portugal’s Atlantic coast set to open in June. 
Acclaimed Cape Wickham course is put up for sale 20 February 2017

Acclaimed Cape Wickham course is put up for sale

Owner of Australian venue ‘has achieved all he wants to’, says project adviser.
Huge scale for Hanse’s new Black course at Streamsong 17 February 2017

Huge scale for Hanse’s new Black course at Streamsong

Third eighteen hole layout at resort in Florida set to open in September this year.

Bunker and green renovation work reaches completion at Naas Golf Club 16 February 2017

Bunker and green renovation work reaches completion at Naas Golf Club

Irish course sees three new greens and revetted bunkering added by team from ReGolf. 
Chester W Ditto course closes for redesign and renovation project 15 February 2017

Chester W Ditto course closes for redesign and renovation project

Layout in Arlington, Texas, currently being reworked by John Colligan and Trey Kemp.
European Tour adds new six-hole tournament to 2017 schedule 14 February 2017

European Tour adds new six-hole tournament to 2017 schedule

GolfSixes event to take place at the Centurion Club in the UK this May.
Bunker renovation work completed at Cabo Del Sol’s Ocean Course 13 February 2017

Bunker renovation work completed at Cabo Del Sol’s Ocean Course

Jim Lipe reworks elements of course on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.
New golf course to be created at Trident Lakes community in Texas 10 February 2017

New golf course to be created at Trident Lakes community in Texas

DE Golf Design hired to draw up plans for track at new development in Fannin County. 

ASGCA Foundation introduces new Longleaf forward tee initiative 9 February 2017

ASGCA Foundation introduces new Longleaf forward tee initiative

More options for shorter hitters create greater player enjoyment, says architects’ association.
Second phase of restoration work commences at Inglewood Golf Club 9 February 2017

Second phase of restoration work commences at Inglewood Golf Club

Jeff Mingay leading multi-year project to restore best elements of A. Vernon Macan’s original design.
Historic Belvedere course undergoes restoration work 9 February 2017

Historic Belvedere course undergoes restoration work

Bruce Hepner overseeing project at Michigan course originally designed by William Watson.
Plans finalised for series of new holes at Brighton Lakes Golf Club 6 February 2017

Plans finalised for series of new holes at Brighton Lakes Golf Club

Architect Bob Harrison tells GCA about his ongoing work at club in Australia.
Renovations completed on renamed Fazio II Course at St Andrews CC 3 February 2017

Renovations completed on renamed Fazio II Course at St Andrews CC

Tom Fazio II reworks track at Florida club formerly named the Olde Course.
Drew Rogers prepares to renovate Lakes Course at Quail West 2 February 2017

Drew Rogers prepares to renovate Lakes Course at Quail West

Architect to add Celebration bermudagrass and build new greens and tee boxes at Florida track.
New sustainability standard piloted at this year’s Phoenix Open 1 February 2017

New sustainability standard piloted at this year’s Phoenix Open

GEO and Waste Management aiming to introduce new standard for tournaments.
New Els-designed golf course coming to Zanzibar 31 January 2017

New Els-designed golf course coming to Zanzibar

Firm completes agreement to design East Africa’s first signature golf resort development.
Bobby Weed Golf Design completes renovations at Slammer & Squire 30 January 2017

Bobby Weed Golf Design completes renovations at Slammer & Squire

World Golf Village course to benefit from enhanced playability and aesthetics following recent work.
Full list of speakers and topics confirmed for Scottish Design Masters 30 January 2017

Full list of speakers and topics confirmed for Scottish Design Masters

Event in Inverness, Scotland runs from 28 February – 3 March and will be hosted by GCA’s Adam Lawrence.
Mackenzie & Ebert hired to enhance Bruntsfield Links 27 January 2017

Mackenzie & Ebert hired to enhance Bruntsfield Links

Club invests in new project to rework bunkering and build new hole at historic Edinburgh course.
Reversible course set to open in Oregon this summer 26 January 2017

Reversible course set to open in Oregon this summer

Silvies Valley Ranch prepares to unveil Dan Hixson-designed Hankins and Craddock courses.
Crafter+Mogford restores ‘lost’ holes and makes additions at Ratho Farm 24 January 2017

Crafter+Mogford restores ‘lost’ holes and makes additions at Ratho Farm

Architects complete project to bring Australia’s oldest course up to a full 18.
Staples to work on solution for water-deprived California golf course 23 January 2017

Staples to work on solution for water-deprived California golf course

Dairy Creek facing dramatic reduction in water availability; architect plans to reinvent course accordingly.
Huddersfield club completes first phase of bunker renovation 23 January 2017

Huddersfield club completes first phase of bunker renovation

Architect William Swan leads Blinder-lined bunkers and landscape restoration programme.

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 20 January 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.

Final holes begin to take shape at Danzante Bay 20 January 2017

Final holes begin to take shape at Danzante Bay

Development of holes two to eight gets underway in earnest at new course in Mexico.
Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017 20 January 2017

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017

Can you identify the course on which Sandy the gopher has been photographed?
Better Billy Bunker and Durabunker enter new partnership 20 January 2017

Better Billy Bunker and Durabunker enter new partnership

Bunker construction specialists team up to help expand their global presence.
Creation of first nine holes completed at new course in Bolivia 19 January 2017

Creation of first nine holes completed at new course in Bolivia

Architect Marco Martin leading development of layout at Urubó Country Club.
The Club at Mediterra completes renovations to its two 18-hole courses 19 January 2017

The Club at Mediterra completes renovations to its two 18-hole courses

Bunkers and fairways enhanced on both Fazio-designed at Florida club.
Knollwood completes Raynor/Banks restoration with help of Ian Andrew 18 January 2017

Knollwood completes Raynor/Banks restoration with help of Ian Andrew

Canadian architect finishes six year project at club in Elmsford, New York.

Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking & Mead appointed as Portsea GC consultants 18 January 2017

Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking & Mead appointed as Portsea GC consultants

Australian firm to work with Victoria club to enhance course on the edge of Port Phillip Bay.
Golf Course Architecture Green Pages 2017 is out now 17 January 2017

Golf Course Architecture Green Pages 2017 is out now

Our annual directory provides information on leading suppliers across the industry.
Three year plan for restoration of Ross’s Seminole 17 January 2017

Three year plan for restoration of Ross’s Seminole

Coore and Crenshaw come to end of first year of work at club in Juno Beach, Florida.
Former professional golfer and course designer John Jacobs dies age 91 13 January 2017

Former professional golfer and course designer John Jacobs dies age 91

Industry pays tribute to designer of The Buckinghamshire and Wentworth’s Edinburgh course.
Greenkeepers launch new strategy for responsible golf course management 12 January 2017

Greenkeepers launch new strategy for responsible golf course management

FEGGA initiative aims to promote golf’s potential to benefits to ‘nature and man’.
Rees Jones hired to lead renovation project at Shadow Wood CC 11 January 2017

Rees Jones hired to lead renovation project at Shadow Wood CC

Architect aims to maintain the character of two Bob Cupp-designed courses at Florida club.
Bunker renovation work at Carlton Woods reaches completion 10 January 2017

Bunker renovation work at Carlton Woods reaches completion

Texas club recovers from flood damage with assistance of Fazio Design.
New Short Course at Mountain Shadows to open next month 9 January 2017

New Short Course at Mountain Shadows to open next month

Par three layout designed by Forrest Richardson includes ‘bonus’ par two hole.
Tiger Woods celebrates new short course at Diamante 6 January 2017

Tiger Woods celebrates new short course at Diamante

The Oasis Short Course opened in December to provide course for players of all levels
Three teams will compete to redesign City Park Golf Course in Denver 4 January 2017

Three teams will compete to redesign City Park Golf Course in Denver

The redesign forms part of the ‘Platte to Park Hill’ project which aims to create a new stormwater detention area

What to look out for in 2017 30 December 2016

What to look out for in 2017

GCA takes a look at the courses set to open in the new year.
Merry Christmas from all of us at Golf Course Architecture! 25 December 2016

Merry Christmas from all of us at Golf Course Architecture!

We wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Kris Spence completes restoration of historic Memphis CC course 23 December 2016

Kris Spence completes restoration of historic Memphis CC course

Architect restores course originally designed by Donald Ross at club in Tennessee.

Robert McNeil reworks bunkering at two courses on Cape Cod 22 December 2016

Robert McNeil reworks bunkering at two courses on Cape Cod

Architect completes third phase of project at Dennis Highlands and Dennis Pines in Massachusetts.

Alice Dye to receive 2017 ASGCA Donald Ross Award 21 December 2016

Alice Dye to receive 2017 ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Association’s former president awarded for her significant contribution to the to the game of golf.
Ron Garl completes Huntingdon Hills CC course renovations 20 December 2016

Ron Garl completes Huntingdon Hills CC course renovations

Architect returns to club in Florida to rework courses greens and bunkering.

TGR Design hired for major restoration project in Chicago 19 December 2016

TGR Design hired for major restoration project in Chicago

Firm to lead work at Jackson Park and South Shore courses on city’s south side.

Hansen, Fjällman and Himmel appointed for Golf Club Sylt redesign 19 December 2016

Hansen, Fjällman and Himmel appointed for Golf Club Sylt redesign

Architects to collaborate to lead redevelopment of course at German club.
Ground broken on redesign of courses at Österåkers Golf Club 15 December 2016

Ground broken on redesign of courses at Österåkers Golf Club

Work at club in Sweden is the first project from Henrik Stenson Golf Design.
Nicklaus Design to restore Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort 15 December 2016

Nicklaus Design to restore Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort

Florida track to have all fairways, greens and rough regrassed with Platinum Paspalum.
Plans finalised for new Yas Acres Golf Course in Abu Dhabi 14 December 2016

Plans finalised for new Yas Acres Golf Course in Abu Dhabi

Nine hole layout has been designed by Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design.
Extensive renovations set for TPC Prestancia in 2017 12 December 2016

Extensive renovations set for TPC Prestancia in 2017

Leibold Irrigation will work on the Club Course to restore it to its original design.
New golf resort in the Czech Republic prepares for grand opening 7 December 2016

New golf resort in the Czech Republic prepares for grand opening

Golfer.eu architect Michael Terech speaks to GCA about development of 27-hole layout.
Lester George hired to create masterplan for Audubon CC 6 December 2016

Lester George hired to create masterplan for Audubon CC

Architect aims to modernise course originally designed by Tom Bendelow at Kentucky club.

Ground broken on new project at Florida’s Banyan Cay Resort 6 December 2016

Ground broken on new project at Florida’s Banyan Cay Resort

Jack Nicklaus and Chris Cochran of Nicklaus Design reworking golf course in West Palm Beach.

Nicklaus Design hired to create three new courses in Vietnam 5 December 2016

Nicklaus Design hired to create three new courses in Vietnam

Firm to lead developments at new sites in North of the country and near city of Danang.
The New Course at Talamore Golf Resort reopens following renovations 2 December 2016

The New Course at Talamore Golf Resort reopens following renovations

Rees Jones-designed course in North Carolina sees green complexes rebuilt and recontouring.
First phase of wild Herzogswalde rebuild nears completion 1 December 2016

First phase of wild Herzogswalde rebuild nears completion

Contractor Josef Pötter Golf close to finishing construction at club near Dresden, Germany.
North Course at Torrey Pines reopens following Weiskopf’s renovation 1 December 2016

North Course at Torrey Pines reopens following Weiskopf’s renovation

Greens rebuilt and number of bunkers reduced at public course in San Diego, US.
Nicklaus calls for golf to capitalise on its global potential 1 December 2016

Nicklaus calls for golf to capitalise on its global potential

‘Golden Bear’ discusses current trends and challenges at 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum.
Gator course at Pelican’s Nest GC reopens following renovation work 30 November 2016

Gator course at Pelican’s Nest GC reopens following renovation work

Architect Jan Bel Jan works with club staff to modify holes and create new greens and bunkers.
OCCM completes work on back nine holes at Royal Canberra GC 28 November 2016

OCCM completes work on back nine holes at Royal Canberra GC

Firm’s Mike Cocking discusses project at club in Australia’s capital.

Carrick Design returns to Bigwin Island GC to lead renovation work 24 November 2016

Carrick Design returns to Bigwin Island GC to lead renovation work

Firm enhancing bunkering and general playability of course near Baysville, Canada.
Greg Martin’s reworking of Oak Meadows course nears completion 23 November 2016

Greg Martin’s reworking of Oak Meadows course nears completion

Architect leads conversion of 27-hole course into 18 holer while reducing flood risk.
Meadowbrook CC project reaches grow in stage following renovations 23 November 2016

Meadowbrook CC project reaches grow in stage following renovations

Andy Staples completes work at Michigan course, which is set to reopen next May.
Chet Williams leads major project at The Clubs at Houston Oaks 22 November 2016

Chet Williams leads major project at The Clubs at Houston Oaks

Redesigned and renovated course at Texas club expected to reopen in spring 2017.
Bunker renovation work completed on Desert Willow’s Firecliff course 22 November 2016

Bunker renovation work completed on Desert Willow’s Firecliff course

Architect Michael Hurdzan returns to track at Californian resort to oversee project.
Major course renovation project at Longboat Key Club nears completion 21 November 2016

Major course renovation project at Longboat Key Club nears completion

Work on Florida club’s White Egret nine set to be finished by the end of 2016.
European Golf Design to renovate Guardian Bom Sucesso course 18 November 2016

European Golf Design to renovate Guardian Bom Sucesso course

Firm to improve landscaping and increase course’s environmental value.
New golf course opens at Mexico’s Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort 17 November 2016

New golf course opens at Mexico’s Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort

Track designed by Greg Norman’s firm to complement existing Nicklaus course and academy.
ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees 17 November 2016

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees

Architects selected for innovative design work and problem-solving skills.

Creation of new Tanjong course at Sentosa GC reaches completion 16 November 2016

Creation of new Tanjong course at Sentosa GC reaches completion

Andrew Johnston leads redevelopment and redesign of layout at Singapore club.
Countdown to 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum begins 16 November 2016

Countdown to 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum begins

Event takes place from 28 November – 1 December at Marriot Sawgrass Resort in Florida.
David Jones set to finalise plans for new Northern Ireland course 15 November 2016

David Jones set to finalise plans for new Northern Ireland course

Work on Hillsborough course could potentially start as early as next year.
Pinehurst brings in Hanse to restore No. 4 and build new short course 14 November 2016

Pinehurst brings in Hanse to restore No. 4 and build new short course

Like Coore and Crenshaw’s No. 2, Hanse’s work will take inspiration from Donald Ross’s original footprint.

RTJ II Golf Course Design to lead North Ridge CC renovations 10 November 2016

RTJ II Golf Course Design to lead North Ridge CC renovations

Project at club in northern California to focus on course’s greens and bunkering.

Naples Beach course to reopen after Nicklaus and Sanford redesign 9 November 2016

Naples Beach course to reopen after Nicklaus and Sanford redesign

Track at club in south-west Florida to be available to play from 17 November.
Laguna Golf Bintan course reopens following 12-month renovation project 9 November 2016

Laguna Golf Bintan course reopens following 12-month renovation project

Work at resort course in Indonesia led by Mark Lawson of Pro Links Construction.
Fry/Straka hired for renovation project at West Bay Club 8 November 2016

Fry/Straka hired for renovation project at West Bay Club

Number of modern design elements to be added to course on Florida’s west coast.
Jeff Brauer leads redesign of Southern Hills Golf Club course 7 November 2016

Jeff Brauer leads redesign of Southern Hills Golf Club course

New holes to be built at Texas club, which will change its name to Tempest Golf Club.

Renovations to take place on the Cougar Point course at Kiawah Island 4 November 2016

Renovations to take place on the Cougar Point course at Kiawah Island

Gary Player Design Company leading work on track at resort in South Carolina.
Lehman Design Group’s latest Arizona design to open for play next month 4 November 2016

Lehman Design Group’s latest Arizona design to open for play next month

The Victory Course at Verrado Golf Club in Phoenix marks firm’s 30th project.

New 18-hole layout to open in Las Vegas next spring 2 November 2016

New 18-hole layout to open in Las Vegas next spring

GCA speaks to Brian Courcelle from Fazio Design about The Summit golf course.
Phil Mickelson Design to upgrade the Greenbrier Course 2 November 2016

Phil Mickelson Design to upgrade the Greenbrier Course

Seth Raynor-designed track at the Greenbrier Resort significantly damaged earlier this year by flooding.

Martin Design’s renovation work at River Forest nears completion 1 November 2016

Martin Design’s renovation work at River Forest nears completion

Bunkers reworked, tees expanded and fairways recontoured at course in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Mark Mungeam leads renovation and restoration work at Fox Hill CC 31 October 2016

Mark Mungeam leads renovation and restoration work at Fox Hill CC

Architect restoring elements of AW Tillinghast’s original design at Pennsylvania club.
Iverson looks to improve playability at mountainous Whistling Rock 28 October 2016

Iverson looks to improve playability at mountainous Whistling Rock

Renaissance architect called in to tweak five year old Robinson design.
Squaw Creek course reopens following Colligan Golf Design project 28 October 2016

Squaw Creek course reopens following Colligan Golf Design project

John Colligan and Trey Kemp lead renovations to Ralph Plummer design in Texas.
Ian Andrew’s restoration project at Park Country Club nears completion 26 October 2016

Ian Andrew’s restoration project at Park Country Club nears completion

Architect looks to reintroduce design originally created by Colt and Alison in the 1930s.
Issue 46 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 25 October 2016

Issue 46 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at how clubs can better manage irrigation and report on the second Sand Valley course

We look at how clubs can better manage irrigation and report on the second Sand Valley course.
Doug Carrick leads development of new golf course at Friday Harbour 24 October 2016

Doug Carrick leads development of new golf course at Friday Harbour

Construction of 18-hole layout at site in province of Ontario now underway.
Fry/Straka to design second course at Arcadia Bluffs 21 October 2016

Fry/Straka to design second course at Arcadia Bluffs

Golf course architect discusses plans for new South Course at Michigan club.
Kris Spence to add Raynor flavour to four holes at Blowing Rock 20 October 2016

Kris Spence to add Raynor flavour to four holes at Blowing Rock

Architect to rework holes ten, eleven, twelve and thirteen at course in North Carolina.
Drew Rogers leads renovations on the Preserve Course at Quail West 19 October 2016

Drew Rogers leads renovations on the Preserve Course at Quail West

Architect to begin work on Lakes Course at Florida club in spring 2017.
Tripp Davis’ renovation work at the Northwood Club gets underway 19 October 2016

Tripp Davis’ renovation work at the Northwood Club gets underway

Tees, greens and bunkers to be restored at 1952 US Open venue in Dallas, Texas.
Renovations to The Timbers at Troy course get underway 18 October 2016

Renovations to The Timbers at Troy course get underway

Project led by McDonald and Sons to focus on bunkers and irrigation at Maryland club.

Patriot course at The Wigwam reopens following renovation work 17 October 2016

Patriot course at The Wigwam reopens following renovation work

Bunkering and irrigation enhancements central to project led by Key Golf.
Hills & Forrest redesigning two holes at Highland Meadows Golf Club 14 October 2016

Hills & Forrest redesigning two holes at Highland Meadows Golf Club

Changes being made to accommodate new practice range and short game area at Ohio club.
Second course constructed at FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links 14 October 2016

Second course constructed at FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links

New track designed by Schmidt-Curley to open later this year at Vietnam venue.
Exposed sand areas created on New course at St Andrews 13 October 2016

Exposed sand areas created on New course at St Andrews

Ecological motivation for Ebert-led project on historic links at Home of Golf.

Nine-hole course to open this weekend at Przytok Golf & Resort 13 October 2016

Nine-hole course to open this weekend at Przytok Golf & Resort

Hans Georg Erhardt’s design built on a sandy site at club in western Poland.
First phase of Rinkven International GC project reaches completion 12 October 2016

First phase of Rinkven International GC project reaches completion

Six holes redesigned as part of project led by Hawtree’s Russell Talley at Belgian club.
Design Masters Conference to celebrate impact of early architects 11 October 2016

Design Masters Conference to celebrate impact of early architects

Scottish International Golf Course Architects event takes place in Inverness, Scotland, next March.
First phase of Beverley Park masterplan project reaches completion 10 October 2016

First phase of Beverley Park masterplan project reaches completion

Architect James Wilcher discusses changes to six holes at course in Sydney, Australia.
Shepherd’s Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands set for July 2017 opening 7 October 2016

Shepherd’s Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands set for July 2017 opening

Tim Liddy and Pete Dye collaborate to develop new course at venue in Pennsylvania.
Mooresville GC course reopens following Kris Spence redesign 7 October 2016

Mooresville GC course reopens following Kris Spence redesign

Architect reworks original Ross-designed holes but keeps flavour of course intact.
Nine new holes open at the Eastern Golf Club 6 October 2016

Nine new holes open at the Eastern Golf Club

27 holes now available to members and guests at club in Yering, Australia.
Cumberwell Park opens new nine hole par three course 6 October 2016

Cumberwell Park opens new nine hole par three course

First completed new course for architect James Edwards at venue in Wiltshire, UK.

Hills & Forrest reworking Westmoreland CC course bunkering 5 October 2016

Hills & Forrest reworking Westmoreland CC course bunkering

65 bunkers to be either added or rebuilt at Willie Watson design in Wilmette, Illinois.
Nine-hole project reaches completion at Helmondse Golfclub Overbrug 5 October 2016

Nine-hole project reaches completion at Helmondse Golfclub Overbrug

Frank Pont of Infinite Variety Golf Design reworks course at club in the Netherlands.
National Golf Foundation to present new research on golf’s global footprint 30 September 2016

National Golf Foundation to present new research on golf’s global footprint

Organisation to highlight growth of game at this year’s HSBC Golf Business Forum.
Braemar Golf Course rebuild project gets underway 29 September 2016

Braemar Golf Course rebuild project gets underway

Richard Mandell converting 27-hole Minnesota course into new 18-hole layout.
Houghton-Le-Spring short game facility gets all-weather greens 28 September 2016

Houghton-Le-Spring short game facility gets all-weather greens

Huxley Golf designs and creates new additions to practice area at UK club.
Bottlebrush course at Longleaf Golf & Family Club opens for play 27 September 2016

Bottlebrush course at Longleaf Golf & Family Club opens for play

Six-hole short course designed by Bergin Golf Designs opens in North Carolina.
Jamestown Park course reopens following greens renovation project 26 September 2016

Jamestown Park course reopens following greens renovation project

Architect Lester George leads work at municipal course in North Carolina.
‘The King’ of golf Arnold Palmer passes away aged 87 26 September 2016

‘The King’ of golf Arnold Palmer passes away aged 87

Tributes pour in following death of seven-time Major winner and golfing legend.

Whittington wins planning consent for HS2-driven rebuild 20 September 2016

Whittington wins planning consent for HS2-driven rebuild

Architect Gaunt plans large-scale heath regeneration at historic English course.
Architect Lobb launches new London-based design firm 20 September 2016

Architect Lobb launches new London-based design firm

Retirement of former chairman Peter Thomson prompts TPL principal to start his own practice.
Minor alterations at East Lake ahead of 2016 Tour Championship 19 September 2016

Minor alterations at East Lake ahead of 2016 Tour Championship

Nines reversed and tees added to final holes at course in Atlanta, Georgia.
Naples Beach redesign and renovation nears completion 19 September 2016

Naples Beach redesign and renovation nears completion

Project on course at Florida club set to be completed a month ahead of schedule.
Lassi Pekka Tilander adding nine new holes at Kankaisten Golf 16 September 2016

Lassi Pekka Tilander adding nine new holes at Kankaisten Golf

Architect overseeing extension project at club near Massu in south-west Finland.

Jim Cervone discusses green renovations at Sewickley Heights GC 15 September 2016

Jim Cervone discusses green renovations at Sewickley Heights GC

Architect speaks to GCA about converting parts of Pennsylvania course to Poa Annua
West Course at Yokohama Country Club reopens following renovations 14 September 2016

West Course at Yokohama Country Club reopens following renovations

Two-year project led by Coore & Crenshaw reaches completion at Japanese club.
12-hole loop opens for play at new Stoatin Brae course 14 September 2016

12-hole loop opens for play at new Stoatin Brae course

Golfers able to play selected holes of latest addition to Gull Lake View Resort in Michigan.
Renovations to Alison nine at Stoke Park to commence this November 13 September 2016

Renovations to Alison nine at Stoke Park to commence this November

Latest project at UK club to focus on course’s bunkering and the introduction of new tees.
EGCOA Golf Business Conference returns to Amsterdam this November 12 September 2016

EGCOA Golf Business Conference returns to Amsterdam this November

Theme of 2016 event to focus on ‘The BIG Opportunity’ available to the golf industry.
Kevin Norby leads renovation work at Inver Wood Golf Course 9 September 2016

Kevin Norby leads renovation work at Inver Wood Golf Course

US$2.2 million project focuses on bunkering and irrigation at Minnesota club.
Chris Wilczynski oversees third phase of Wanakah CC masterplan work 8 September 2016

Chris Wilczynski oversees third phase of Wanakah CC masterplan work

New berm put in place behind 15th green and bunkers added to the 18th hole.
Winter Park Golf Course to reopen this October following renovation work 7 September 2016

Winter Park Golf Course to reopen this October following renovation work

Architect Riley Johns speaks to GCA about project at municipal course in Florida.
New par-three course to officially open in Bali this October 7 September 2016

New par-three course to officially open in Bali this October

Bukit Pandawa G&CC to feature 18 par-three holes designed by JMP Golf Course Design’s Bob Moore
John Fought leads turf removal and water reduction work at Ironwood CC 6 September 2016

John Fought leads turf removal and water reduction work at Ironwood CC

Architect oversees removal of two lakes on Desmond Muirhead-designed South Course.
Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovations at Spanish Oaks 5 September 2016

Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovations at Spanish Oaks

Firm returns to Texas club to oversee series of updates to course and practice facilities.
Six-hole course to open as part of new Nicklaus academy in Hong Kong 5 September 2016

Six-hole course to open as part of new Nicklaus academy in Hong Kong

Jim Wagner designs layout for short course at the Hong Kong Golf and Tennis Academy.
Royal Sydney GC appoints Gil Hanse to create masterplan for golf facilities 2 September 2016

Royal Sydney GC appoints Gil Hanse to create masterplan for golf facilities

Prestigious Australian club brings in architect as part of its ‘2030 strategy’.
New Chatham Hills course to open for play later this month 2 September 2016

New Chatham Hills course to open for play later this month

Dye Designs completes work on new track at hilly site near Westfield, Indiana.
Steve Forrest overseeing work on course at Taylor Meadows GC 1 September 2016

Steve Forrest overseeing work on course at Taylor Meadows GC

Eleventh and twelfth holes being reworked and new pond to be introduced to tenth hole.
Second phase of Tupelo CC project gets the green light 30 August 2016

Second phase of Tupelo CC project gets the green light

Nathan Crace to lead renovations to eighth hole as part of masterplan for Mississippi club.
Pierre Fulke Design progressing with series of upgrades at Frosaker GC 26 August 2016

Pierre Fulke Design progressing with series of upgrades at Frosaker GC

DURAbunker solution being added to bunkers across 18-holer at Swedish club.
Renovations and modernisations coming to Desert Horizons CC course 23 August 2016

Renovations and modernisations coming to Desert Horizons CC course

Architect Clive Clark leads membership-funded project at club in California.
Leading figures throughout golf pay tribute to Bob Cupp 22 August 2016

Leading figures throughout golf pay tribute to Bob Cupp

Golf course architect and ASGCA Fellow passed away on August 19, aged 76.
New twelve-hole course opens for play at Red Ledges 22 August 2016

New twelve-hole course opens for play at Red Ledges

Jack Nicklaus participates in opening celebrations at facility near Heber Valley, Utah.
Construction of Streamsong Black course is well underway 19 August 2016

Construction of Streamsong Black course is well underway

The new course, designed by Gil Hanse, is on track to open in Autumn 2017.

Old Works course to celebrate its 20th anniversary 19 August 2016

Old Works course to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Anaconda course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and has since become a popular public golf facility.
Sustainability standard established for golf industry’s development 18 August 2016

Sustainability standard established for golf industry’s development

Golf course architects across the world join sustainability experts to ensure best practices.

Revitalised Rockwood Park course set to open later this year 17 August 2016

Revitalised Rockwood Park course set to open later this year

Designer John Colligan says the rerouting of the course has allowed for breathtaking views during play.

Rio Olympic course recognised by Golf Environment Organization 16 August 2016

Rio Olympic course recognised by Golf Environment Organization

Rio course awarded for its commitment to improving the environment and golfing opportunities for local communities.

Construction of new Torvean course begins today 15 August 2016

Construction of new Torvean course begins today

Golf course architect Stuart Rennie has designed the course, which will be built by Coffey Construction and EGS Golf.
Peter Thomson announces decision to retire from his design businesses 15 August 2016

Peter Thomson announces decision to retire from his design businesses

The 86 year-old five times Open Championship winner has worked in golf course design for over 50 years.
Renovation and bunker project reaches completion at Tewkesbury Park 11 August 2016

Renovation and bunker project reaches completion at Tewkesbury Park

Peter McEvoy oversees work to make UK course more sympathetic to playing majority.
Schmidt-Curley creating new course overlooking Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay 10 August 2016

Schmidt-Curley creating new course overlooking Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

Firm collaborating with FLC Group  with construction expected to finish later this year.
New bunkers added and greens altered at Jandia Golf Course 9 August 2016

New bunkers added and greens altered at Jandia Golf Course

Routing adjustments and new irrigation system also introduced at Ron Kirby design in Fuerteventura, Spain.
Spence Golf completes renovation work at the CC of North Carolina 8 August 2016

Spence Golf completes renovation work at the CC of North Carolina

Kris Spence leads enhancements to the bunkers and greens on club’s Dogwood course.
Rod Whitman hired for new project at Algonquin Golf Club 4 August 2016

Rod Whitman hired for new project at Algonquin Golf Club

Architect to redesign and renovate elements of course at resort in New Brunswick, Canada.
Issue 45 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 2 August 2016

Issue 45 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

The return of golf to the Olympics and changes at Turnberry among topics covered in latest edition

The return of golf to the Olympics and changes at Turnberry among topics covered in latest edition
Bill Bergin oversees first phase of Druid Hills GC renovation project 1 August 2016

Bill Bergin oversees first phase of Druid Hills GC renovation project

Bunkers rebuilt and enhancements made to the green complexes on front nine at Atlanta course.
Course renovations at TPC Sugarloaf given the green light 29 July 2016

Course renovations at TPC Sugarloaf given the green light

Meadows, Stables and Pines nines to be upgraded at club near Atlanta, US.
New nine-hole course to open at Westerham Golf Club this summer 28 July 2016

New nine-hole course to open at Westerham Golf Club this summer

Nine has been designed by David Williams on sandy site at club in Kent, UK.

Renovations nearing completion at Brookwater G&CC course 27 July 2016

Renovations nearing completion at Brookwater G&CC course

Greg Norman Golf Course Design leading work at course near Brisbane, Australia.
Bob Harrison leading new project at Newcastle Golf Club in Australia 27 July 2016

Bob Harrison leading new project at Newcastle Golf Club in Australia

Five new holes to be built as part of proposed changes to course in New South Wales.
Work to upgrade final hole of Forest Pines' Pines nine reaches completion 25 July 2016

Work to upgrade final hole of Forest Pines' Pines nine reaches completion

Pond brought into play and reshaping carried out following consultation with Tom MacKenzie.
Upgrades at the Country Club of St Albans’ two courses reach completion 21 July 2016

Upgrades at the Country Club of St Albans’ two courses reach completion

Tom Weiskopf Designs redesigns the bunkering on Lewis and Clark and Tavern Creek layouts.
Atlantic Dunes at the Sea Pines resort to reopen this October 20 July 2016

Atlantic Dunes at the Sea Pines resort to reopen this October

Love Golf Design leading reconstruction of former Ocean course at South Carolina resort.

Second course at Island Resort & Casino to be named ‘Sage Run’ 20 July 2016

Second course at Island Resort & Casino to be named ‘Sage Run’

Paul Albanese designing 18-holer in Michigan, with planting set to begin next month.
Stephen Kay completes renovation work at the East Orange Golf Club 19 July 2016

Stephen Kay completes renovation work at the East Orange Golf Club

Two new holes constructed at New Jersey course originally designed by Tom Bendelow.
Andrew Green leads renovation project at The Tryall Golf Club 15 July 2016

Andrew Green leads renovation project at The Tryall Golf Club

US architect overseeing work at course originally designed by Ralph Plummer near Montego Bay, Jamaica.

The Cape Club course nears reopening following reconstruction work 13 July 2016

The Cape Club course nears reopening following reconstruction work

Golfers able to tackle reworked Troon facility on Cape Cod from 3 August.
Chris Wilcynzski creating five new holes at Indian Trails Golf Course 12 July 2016

Chris Wilcynzski creating five new holes at Indian Trails Golf Course

Renovation work carried out and new practice facility introduced at club near Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Carnoustie Golf Links begins preparation for 2018 Open 11 July 2016

Carnoustie Golf Links begins preparation for 2018 Open

Links superintendent Sandy Reid speaks to GCA about recent and upcoming work at the Scottish club.
Second phase of Welwyn Garden City GC practice facility upgrade begins 8 July 2016

Second phase of Welwyn Garden City GC practice facility upgrade begins

Anthony Hodgson leading the creation of a new four-hole academy course at UK club.
Art Schaupeter hired to design new TPC Colorado course 7 July 2016

Art Schaupeter hired to design new TPC Colorado course

Architects latest project is the first course to be built in US state of Colorado for seven years.

Study finds reduction in the number of fertilised acres on US golf courses 7 July 2016

Study finds reduction in the number of fertilised acres on US golf courses

Lesser amounts of phosphate fertiliser, potash and nitrogen recorded between 2006 and 2014.
Ross McMurray to design 27 new holes as part of Royal Norwich’s relocation 6 July 2016

Ross McMurray to design 27 new holes as part of Royal Norwich’s relocation

Club aiming to begin development of new site at Weston Park later this year.
El Zagal Public Golf Course reopens following project led by Gill Design 6 July 2016

El Zagal Public Golf Course reopens following project led by Gill Design

Firm reworks layout following levee reconstruction at nine-hole course in Fargo, North Dakota.

Construction of new nine-hole course and golf facility completed in Belgium 5 July 2016

Construction of new nine-hole course and golf facility completed in Belgium

New Dimitri van Hauwaert design includes synthetic turf solutions from Southwest Greens Construction.

Renovation work complete on second nine at Pleasant Valley CC 1 July 2016

Renovation work complete on second nine at Pleasant Valley CC

Work on bunkers, drainage and tree removal is part of a master plan for entire 27 holes.
Finishing touches being added to new golf course in Argentina 30 June 2016

Finishing touches being added to new golf course in Argentina

Final landscaping work being done at Frankie Bunge’s design in Córdoba province.
Restoration work at Gleneagles’ The King’s Course reaches completion 29 June 2016

Restoration work at Gleneagles’ The King’s Course reaches completion

Elements of James Braid’s original design brought back into play at historic Scottish club.
New Greg Norman design in Mexico begins to take shape 29 June 2016

New Greg Norman design in Mexico begins to take shape

18-hole design at Rancho San Lucas resort community set to open by late 2017.
Tripp Davis completes bunker renovation work at Wichita CC 28 June 2016

Tripp Davis completes bunker renovation work at Wichita CC

Architect reintroduces original strategic intent of bunkering originally designed by Bill Diddel.
Compass Pointe course in North Carolina opens for play 27 June 2016

Compass Pointe course in North Carolina opens for play

Rick Robbins design near the city of Wilmington is the state’s first new build in six years.

Renovation work complete at TPC River Highlands 22 June 2016

Renovation work complete at TPC River Highlands

Changes at PGA Tour venue include restyled bunkers and improved drainage.
Bobby Weed oversees renovation work at Grandfather G&CC 21 June 2016

Bobby Weed oversees renovation work at Grandfather G&CC

Work on Championship course forms part of 10-year plan for North Carolina club.
Wentworth adds European Golf Design to advisory team for West Course restoration 20 June 2016

Wentworth adds European Golf Design to advisory team for West Course restoration

Firm to work with Ernie Els Design and leading professionals on work at UK club.
FootGolf course designed by Swan Golf Designs opens for play 17 June 2016

FootGolf course designed by Swan Golf Designs opens for play

Positive initial reaction to nine-hole course at FootGolf Chester facility in the UK.
Tripp Davis hired to lead project at OU’s Jimmie Austin Golf Course 16 June 2016

Tripp Davis hired to lead project at OU’s Jimmie Austin Golf Course

Architect returns to alma mater to lead project at course originally designed by Perry Maxwell.
Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort on schedule for October reopening 15 June 2016

Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort on schedule for October reopening

18-holer in South Carolina has been redesigned by Love Golf Design.
Summer 2016 edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 15 June 2016

Summer 2016 edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Highlights include a discussion on golf’s return to the Olympics and an interview with Greg Martin.
Laguna Golf Bintan course to reopen following renovation work 15 June 2016

Laguna Golf Bintan course to reopen following renovation work

Project at resort in Indonesia led by Mark Lawson of Pro Links Construction.
Louis Oosthuizen enters golf design industry with Matkovich partnership 14 June 2016

Louis Oosthuizen enters golf design industry with Matkovich partnership

South African pro to work with the Matkovich Group to help hone his golf design skills.
Huxley Golf supporting the R&A’s Swingzone at the 2016 Open 13 June 2016

Huxley Golf supporting the R&A’s Swingzone at the 2016 Open

Attendees can benefit from expert tuition at event this July at Royal Troon.
Elements of James Braid’s original design being restored at Scotscraig GC 10 June 2016

Elements of James Braid’s original design being restored at Scotscraig GC

Bunkers expanded and fourth green rebuilt ahead of club’s bicentenary next year.
Cabot Cliffs course at Cabot Links officially opens for play 10 June 2016

Cabot Cliffs course at Cabot Links officially opens for play

Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore join Mike Keiser and Ben Cowan-Dewar for first official round.
Fry/Straka completes project at Los Robles Greens municipal course 10 June 2016

Fry/Straka completes project at Los Robles Greens municipal course

Renovation work helps boost environmental and economical sustainability of California facility.
Christian Althaus opens new course at Hofgut Georgenthal 6 June 2016

Christian Althaus opens new course at Hofgut Georgenthal

Water and archaeological issues surmounted at new hotel resort course in the German state of Hesse.

‘Nicklaus Nine’ opens for play at American Lake Veterans Golf Course 6 June 2016

‘Nicklaus Nine’ opens for play at American Lake Veterans Golf Course

Course expanded to 18 hole at facility designed for wounded and disabled veterans.
New research document examines modern driving distances 3 June 2016

New research document examines modern driving distances

Report from USGA and The R&A finds equal split between ‘long’ and ‘short’ hitting players.
Kevin Norby completes renovation work at Stillwater Country Club 2 June 2016

Kevin Norby completes renovation work at Stillwater Country Club

Bunker renovations and redesign of the thirteenth hole among highlights of project in Minnesota.
Portrush Open preparatory work approaches completion 1 June 2016

Portrush Open preparatory work approaches completion

Two new holes created and new greens for three holes on Dunluce Links course

Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry reopens following major renovations 1 June 2016

Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry reopens following major renovations

Architect Martin Ebert says new coastal holes ‘unmatched in the golfing world’.

Fry/Straka completes renovation project at Hunt Valley Golf Club 31 May 2016

Fry/Straka completes renovation project at Hunt Valley Golf Club

Bunkers redesigned and playability enhanced at course in Phoenix, Maryland.
Jerry Pate Design leads new project at The Colony Golf and Country Club 27 May 2016

Jerry Pate Design leads new project at The Colony Golf and Country Club

Original designer to reconstruct greens and greenside bunkers on Florida course.
Moraine Country Club course to reopen 11 June 26 May 2016

Moraine Country Club course to reopen 11 June

Architect Keith Foster leads project at Ohio course originally designed by Alec Campbell.
New six-hole course to be built in Hong Kong using synthetic turf 24 May 2016

New six-hole course to be built in Hong Kong using synthetic turf

Southwest Greens product to be installed at Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club’s new facility.

Gary Player Design to lead renovation of Wentworth’s Edinburgh Course 23 May 2016

Gary Player Design to lead renovation of Wentworth’s Edinburgh Course

Work includes introduction of a new bunker programme and practice facilities.
Pennard bunker renovation on track for winter completion 23 May 2016

Pennard bunker renovation on track for winter completion

Tom Doak and Clyde Johnson combine EcoBunker revetting with ruggedness at South Wales club.
Work gets underway on Pasatiempo GC irrigation and water project 19 May 2016

Work gets underway on Pasatiempo GC irrigation and water project

Californian club to improve maintenance and course quality using local district’s treated wastewater.
The R&A publishes new pace of play guidance manual 17 May 2016

The R&A publishes new pace of play guidance manual

Document offers management, course set-up and player behaviour advice to golf facilities.

Opening date set for Tom Doak’s new reversible course 17 May 2016

Opening date set for Tom Doak’s new reversible course

The Loop at the Forest Dunes resort in northern Michigan to open for play 27 June.
New nine hole course to open in Austrian Alps this summer 16 May 2016

New nine hole course to open in Austrian Alps this summer

Lech course in the Arlberg region will be the highest course in Austria.
Forrest Richardson leads major project at Arizona’s Mountain Shadows 16 May 2016

Forrest Richardson leads major project at Arizona’s Mountain Shadows

Architect rebuilding par-54 course originally designed by Arthur Jack Snyder.
Golfers enjoying renovated course at Ballybunion Golf Club 13 May 2016

Golfers enjoying renovated course at Ballybunion Golf Club

Course manager John Bambury speaks on work to Old Course in the west of Ireland.
Golf industry highlighted at Global Sustainability Standards Conference 12 May 2016

Golf industry highlighted at Global Sustainability Standards Conference

2016 edition of ISEAL event looks at how the industry has helped drive innovation and evolution.

Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovation project at Greenacres CC 11 May 2016

Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovation project at Greenacres CC

Course improvements and land repurposing to take place at New Jersey club.
Todd Eckenrode – Origins Golf Design completes Orinda CC project 9 May 2016

Todd Eckenrode – Origins Golf Design completes Orinda CC project

Firm restores William Watson design in California using archive material and aerial photography.
USGA to expand PLAY9 in programme’s third year 6 May 2016

USGA to expand PLAY9 in programme’s third year

Initiative aims to encourage golfers to fit nine-hole rounds into their schedules.
Official opening of new Lebovic Golf Club takes place in Canada 6 May 2016

Official opening of new Lebovic Golf Club takes place in Canada

Architect Doug Carrick discusses completion of a project 20 years in the making.
Bunker renovation to get underway at Desert Willow’s Firecliff course 5 May 2016

Bunker renovation to get underway at Desert Willow’s Firecliff course

Architect Michael Hurdzan to advise on project commencing later this month.

New white paper examines the state of municipal golf in the US 4 May 2016

New white paper examines the state of municipal golf in the US

Andy Staples’ Community Links explores challenges and potential solutions to help facilities stay viable.
Gary Player Design creating new twelve-hole course at Big Cedar Lodge 3 May 2016

Gary Player Design creating new twelve-hole course at Big Cedar Lodge

Jeff Lawrence and Gary Player discuss project at resort in US state of Missouri.
New independent trial examines options for Fusarium treatment 3 May 2016

New independent trial examines options for Fusarium treatment

Interface from Bayer leads the way during test held at Thetford Golf Club, UK.
Colligan Golf Design leads restoration work at Squaw Creek GC 3 May 2016

Colligan Golf Design leads restoration work at Squaw Creek GC

John Colligan and Trey Kemp renovate Texas course originally designed by Ralph Plummer.
Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects to design new course in Mexico 29 April 2016

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects to design new course in Mexico

18-holer to form part of luxury resort community under development in Los Cabos.
Grand opening of nine new holes to take place at Crosswoods GC 29 April 2016

Grand opening of nine new holes to take place at Crosswoods GC

Club owner Michael Stone speaks to GCA about project at club in Crosslake, Minnesota.
ASGCA names Greg Martin as association’s new president 27 April 2016

ASGCA names Greg Martin as association’s new president

Architect takes over from Steve Smyers at annual meeting in Washington D.C.
Work begins on new ten-course complex in Vietnam 26 April 2016

Work begins on new ten-course complex in Vietnam

Schmidt-Curley Design hired to lead development at site near Dong Hoi.
Bunker renovation project gets underway at Tewkesbury Park GC 26 April 2016

Bunker renovation project gets underway at Tewkesbury Park GC

Number of bunkers to be moved and reshaped at UK course designed by Frank Pennink.
DeVries and Pont to host UK golf course architecture seminar this June 25 April 2016

DeVries and Pont to host UK golf course architecture seminar this June

Architects to discuss historical and modern issues around the industry at UK event.
South Korean golf could receive major government boost 22 April 2016

South Korean golf could receive major government boost

Reuters reports that measures will be introduced to help boost participation.
Pascuzzo/Pate Golf Design completes redesign and renovation at Nemu GC 22 April 2016

Pascuzzo/Pate Golf Design completes redesign and renovation at Nemu GC

Firm works with JLPGA to rework course layout at facility in Shima, Japan.
Spectacular new-look Turnberry almost ready for its debut 21 April 2016

Spectacular new-look Turnberry almost ready for its debut

Project led by architect Martin Ebert has created unmatched run of coastal holes.
Golf participation in Europe is ‘stable’, says KPMG 21 April 2016

Golf participation in Europe is ‘stable’, says KPMG

New report finds playing numbers either leveling out or growing in more than half of local markets.
The R&A enhances support of nine hole golf through new championship 20 April 2016

The R&A enhances support of nine hole golf through new championship

Event for amateur players to be held at Royal Troon in July this year.

Issue 44 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 20 April 2016

Issue 44 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Latest issue includes a discussion on fairness in golf and reports on Rees Jones’ new course in Mexico.

Latest issue includes a discussion on fairness in golf and reports on Rees Jones’ new course in Mexico

Gopher Watch Competition - Spring 2016 20 April 2016

Gopher Watch Competition - Spring 2016

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

McIntosh spearheads five year improvement scheme at Strandhill 20 April 2016

McIntosh spearheads five year improvement scheme at Strandhill

Two new holes planned as part of major renovation at west of Ireland links.
New course to be built using Southwest Greens synthetic turf 19 April 2016

New course to be built using Southwest Greens synthetic turf

Nine-holer designed by Jean-Claude Cornillot under construction in the south of France.
Redesign of Forest Hills course edges closer to completion 18 April 2016

Redesign of Forest Hills course edges closer to completion

Project led by Jacobson Golf Course Design sees creation of three new holes.

Better Billy Bunker Method introduced at Cordillera Ranch course 15 April 2016

Better Billy Bunker Method introduced at Cordillera Ranch course

Renovation of bunkers at 18-hole course near San Antonio, Texas, now complete.

Lough Erne purchases new fleet of John Deere machines 13 April 2016

Lough Erne purchases new fleet of John Deere machines

Golf resort in Northern Ireland adds six turf machines from distributor Johnston Gilpin.
Mike Dasher to lead renovation work at the Harmony Golf Preserve 11 April 2016

Mike Dasher to lead renovation work at the Harmony Golf Preserve

Project to focus on bunkers and greens at course near St Cloud, Florida.
Staples leads Park-inspired renovation at Meadowbrook CC 11 April 2016

Staples leads Park-inspired renovation at Meadowbrook CC

Detroit-area club celebrates centenary and breaks ground on major improvement project.
Littlestone Golf Club purchases fleet of Toro machinery 6 April 2016

Littlestone Golf Club purchases fleet of Toro machinery

UK club acquires nine mowers, four utility vehicles, two aerators, a top dresser and the latest MP5800 sprayer.
Chris Wilczynski creates masterplan for Warwick Hills G&CC course 5 April 2016

Chris Wilczynski creates masterplan for Warwick Hills G&CC course

Architect aiming to make course in Michigan more strategic and less penal.
Marc Westenborg discusses latest project at La Zagaleta 1 April 2016

Marc Westenborg discusses latest project at La Zagaleta

Architect reworks bunkering and creates a new green at course near Marbella, Spain.
Renovation and restoration work being carried out at Port Ludlow 1 April 2016

Renovation and restoration work being carried out at Port Ludlow

Dick Schmidt leading project at course designed by Robert Muir Graves in Washington State.
Dana Fry discusses new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island 31 March 2016

Dana Fry discusses new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

Architect speaks to GCA about upcoming project at site in the United Arab Emirates.

Kipp Schulties leads renovation project at Delaire Country Club 31 March 2016

Kipp Schulties leads renovation project at Delaire Country Club

All 27 holes to be worked on as part of US4.4 million project at Joe Lee design in Florida.
Renovation project to begin at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate 31 March 2016

Renovation project to begin at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Work to take place on International Course this year and National Course in 2017.
Fry/Straka hired to design new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island 30 March 2016

Fry/Straka hired to design new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

New layout to form centrepiece of US$40 billion leisure and entertainment facility.
Swan Golf Designs hired to carry out review of courses at Moray Golf Club 29 March 2016

Swan Golf Designs hired to carry out review of courses at Moray Golf Club

Firm to carry out review of all 36 links holes at club in Lossiemouth, Scotland.
Latest phase of Burhill Golf Club renovation project gets underway 24 March 2016

Latest phase of Burhill Golf Club renovation project gets underway

Tim Lobb advising on alterations to the bunkering on the New Course at UK club.
DeVries Designs and Infinite Variety enter new partnership 23 March 2016

DeVries Designs and Infinite Variety enter new partnership

Golf course architecture firms to collaborate on projects in the US, UK and Europe.

Renaissance Golf Design’s Eric Iverson to advise on Whistling Rock changes 22 March 2016

Renaissance Golf Design’s Eric Iverson to advise on Whistling Rock changes

Subtle alterations to be made to South Korea course originally designed by Ted Robinson.
Mackenzie & Ebert complete first phase of renovations at Trevose 21 March 2016

Mackenzie & Ebert complete first phase of renovations at Trevose

Upgrades made to holes two, nine and thirteen at Harry Colt’s design in Cornwall, UK.
Bunkers at Chart Hills GC benefiting from introduction of Topsport liner 21 March 2016

Bunkers at Chart Hills GC benefiting from introduction of Topsport liner

Improvements made to maintenance and drainage of bunkering at course in Kent, UK.
Mossy Oak Golf Club to open for play 2 September 18 March 2016

Mossy Oak Golf Club to open for play 2 September

Gil Hanse’s new design nearing completion at site near West Point, Mississippi.
2016 EIGCA Conference to examine the role of technology in the game 17 March 2016

2016 EIGCA Conference to examine the role of technology in the game

Range of speakers to discuss selected topics at event this April in Northern Ireland.
New 18-hole course to be created on site of Tartan Park GC 16 March 2016

New 18-hole course to be created on site of Tartan Park GC

Annika Course Design and Arnold Palmer Design Company brought in for project in Minnesota.
Project to reshape three greens at Dundonald Links reaches completion 16 March 2016

Project to reshape three greens at Dundonald Links reaches completion

Original designer Kyle Phillips oversees work at links course on Scotland’s west coast.

Blasi leads rerouting of golf course at Santa Ana Country Club 14 March 2016

Blasi leads rerouting of golf course at Santa Ana Country Club

Project aiming to improve safety and add variety to layout in California’s Orange County.
Rio course gets first major test ahead of this summer’s Olympic competition 14 March 2016

Rio course gets first major test ahead of this summer’s Olympic competition

Nine Brazilian golfers take part in event at venue as part of course inauguration.
Sanford Design and Nicklaus Design collaborate for new Florida project 11 March 2016

Sanford Design and Nicklaus Design collaborate for new Florida project

Firms working together to redesign course at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.
Lester George hired to create masterplan for new course in Virginia 9 March 2016

Lester George hired to create masterplan for new course in Virginia

Fones Cliffs resort to be built on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
Next phase of Royal Blackheath bunkering work to begin this summer 8 March 2016

Next phase of Royal Blackheath bunkering work to begin this summer

Architect Ken Moodie and MJ Abbott reworking elements of UK course.

Tiger Woods opens new short course facility at Bluejack National 7 March 2016

Tiger Woods opens new short course facility at Bluejack National

Full 18-hole course set to open in late April at club in Montgomery, Texas.
Huxley Golf installs new practice tee at Jumeirah Golf Estates 3 March 2016

Huxley Golf installs new practice tee at Jumeirah Golf Estates

Latest installation supports water conservation principles at club in Dubai, UAE.
EIGCA furthers awareness of CDM regulations for UK members 2 March 2016

EIGCA furthers awareness of CDM regulations for UK members

Seminar event at Northwood Golf Club helps spread awareness latest set of laws
Architect Pizá launches scheme to expose underprivileged kids to golf 2 March 2016

Architect Pizá launches scheme to expose underprivileged kids to golf

PrimerSwing scheme seeks to use golf to build better society in Mexico.

Rio Olympic course ‘increased biodiversity’, says official report 2 March 2016

Rio Olympic course ‘increased biodiversity’, says official report

Department of Justice report says course ensured return to different species to degraded area.

Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club course to reopen following renovations 1 March 2016

Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club course to reopen following renovations

Waste bunkers added to layout designed by Clyde Johnston in South Carolina.
Course at Sherwood CC to reopen next month following restoration project 26 February 2016

Course at Sherwood CC to reopen next month following restoration project

Nicklaus Design returns to club in Thousand Oaks, California to oversee latest work.

Renovation work gets underway on course at Kinloch Golf Club 23 February 2016

Renovation work gets underway on course at Kinloch Golf Club

Lester George and Vinny Giles return to Virginia design to oversee latest enhancements.

Drew Rogers to lead design reinstatement project at Kenosha CC 17 February 2016

Drew Rogers to lead design reinstatement project at Kenosha CC

Architect to oversee work at Donald Ross-designed course in south-east Wisconsin.

ASGCA launches new water use and stewardship book 16 February 2016

ASGCA launches new water use and stewardship book

Golf & Water features more than a dozen examples of positive water management. 
Construction of new Cynthia Dye design begins in Portugal 12 February 2016

Construction of new Cynthia Dye design begins in Portugal

Course to form part of Falesia D’El Rey Resort an hour’s drive north of Lisbon.
May date set for The Watson 9 Course at Mozingo Lake grand opening 11 February 2016

May date set for The Watson 9 Course at Mozingo Lake grand opening

Junior Golf Academy to have priority on new facility near Maryville, Missouri.
Renovations to the Golden Horseshoe Gold course to commence this May 10 February 2016

Renovations to the Golden Horseshoe Gold course to commence this May

Rees Jones’ firm brought in to oversee work on one of Colonial Williamsburg’s three courses.
Goat Hill Park course grand reopening takes place following renovations 9 February 2016

Goat Hill Park course grand reopening takes place following renovations

Team led by John Ashworth works to enhance facility in Oceanside, California.

Construction gets underway on Georgia’s first 18-hole course 3 February 2016

Construction gets underway on Georgia’s first 18-hole course

Tilander Golf Design hired for project at site near Tbilisi overlooking the Caucasus mountains.
Greg Letsche renovates course at The Plantation at Ponte Vedra 2 February 2016

Greg Letsche renovates course at The Plantation at Ponte Vedra

Architect revitalising Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay’s design on Florida’s east coast.

Irie Fields course to open later this year on Caribbean island of St Kitts 1 February 2016

Irie Fields course to open later this year on Caribbean island of St Kitts

European Golf Design’s latest project the first course to be given GEO Certified Development status.
Tom Weiskopf to lead multi-million dollar reno of Torrey Pines North 29 January 2016

Tom Weiskopf to lead multi-million dollar reno of Torrey Pines North

Work to commence after the Farmers Insurance Open at course in La Jolla, California.
Blue Bay International course opens for play in south-west China 26 January 2016

Blue Bay International course opens for play in south-west China

Donald Knott’s latest design lies on the coast of the Taiwan Straits near city of Zhangzhou.
Tom Doak to advise on National Golf Centre development plan 25 January 2016

Tom Doak to advise on National Golf Centre development plan

Architect’s work to have particular focus on revered Hotchkin Course at venue in Lincolnshire, UK.
New golf course to open for play in Vietnam this April 21 January 2016

New golf course to open for play in Vietnam this April

Ba Na Hills Golf Club to be the first Luke Donald signature design.
David Hemstock begins extension of Mehta Golf Club layout 19 January 2016

David Hemstock begins extension of Mehta Golf Club layout

Architect to create nine more holes at course in Lugazi, Uganda.
First nine holes open at new Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta course 18 January 2016

First nine holes open at new Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta course

Play commences at Greg Norman’s firm’s latest design on Mexico’s Pacific coast.
360-degree imaging technology helps showcase golf course design 14 January 2016

360-degree imaging technology helps showcase golf course design

Imaging firm enters the golf industry with new service for clubs to attract more customers.
Michael Bamberger to receive 2016 ASGCA Donald Ross Award 13 January 2016

Michael Bamberger to receive 2016 ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Senior writer at Sports Illustrated to be presented with award at association’s annual meeting.
Tom Lehman and Tripp Davis collaborate for new course in Florida 13 January 2016

Tom Lehman and Tripp Davis collaborate for new course in Florida

The Trilogy Golf Club at Ocala Preserve to be unveiled to the public next month.
Issue 43 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 12 January 2016

Issue 43 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Our latest issue features the changes at Ballybunion and Le Golf National, and new courses in Scotland and Switzerland.

Gopher Watch Competition - Winter 2016 12 January 2016

Gopher Watch Competition - Winter 2016

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

Beau Welling oversees reshaping of the twelfth green at Sandy Hills Links 12 January 2016

Beau Welling oversees reshaping of the twelfth green at Sandy Hills Links

Architect returns to Rosapenna to lead latest work on course designed by Pat Ruddy.

Valderrama bought by Zagaleta in surprise €40 million deal 8 January 2016

Valderrama bought by Zagaleta in surprise €40 million deal

Transaction will not immediately effect the existing Real Club de Valderrama with lease running to 2050.

John Fought completes renovation project at Maryvale Golf Course 8 January 2016

John Fought completes renovation project at Maryvale Golf Course

Architect draws inspiration from work of AW Tillinghast for project at course in Phoenix, Arizona.
Renovations to be made to course at The Grove ahead of British Masters 6 January 2016

Renovations to be made to course at The Grove ahead of British Masters

MJ Abbott and Profusion brought in to carry out work at venue in Hertfordshire, UK.
Lakes course at Phoenix Gold reopens following renovation work 5 January 2016

Lakes course at Phoenix Gold reopens following renovation work

Architect Pirapon Namatra completes project at Denis Griffiths-designed course in Thailand.
Stonebridge G&CC course reopens following renovation project 4 January 2016

Stonebridge G&CC course reopens following renovation project

Architect Kipp Schulties reworks Karl Litten-designed course in Boca Raton, Florida.
Season’s greetings from the team at Golf Course Architecture 23 December 2015

Season’s greetings from the team at Golf Course Architecture

Best wishes to all of our readers, we will be returning on 4 January 2016.

Wigwam Resort ready for tournament play following Lehman’s bunker reno 18 December 2015

Wigwam Resort ready for tournament play following Lehman’s bunker reno

Gold Course sees introduction of Key Golf’s Linebacker liner ahead of Patriot All-America competition.
Tim Liddy selected to lead renovation of Ross holes at Hamilton Elks 16 December 2015

Tim Liddy selected to lead renovation of Ross holes at Hamilton Elks

Fairway widths and green edges to be restored at course in Hamilton, Ohio.

Greg Norman’s firm hired for new project in Belize 16 December 2015

Greg Norman’s firm hired for new project in Belize

The Shark’s firm to carry out work at luxury destination on Caye Chapel Island.
Dusenberry Design completes renovation work at Keney Park 15 December 2015

Dusenberry Design completes renovation work at Keney Park

US$5.7 million spent to update Connecticut course originally designed by Devereux Emmet
Italy’s Marco Simone Golf and Country Club selected to host 2022 Ryder Cup 14 December 2015

Italy’s Marco Simone Golf and Country Club selected to host 2022 Ryder Cup

Jim Fazio-designed course to be ‘completely reconstructed’ ahead of tournament.
New course at Gull Lake View nearing completion ahead of 2016 opening 11 December 2015

New course at Gull Lake View nearing completion ahead of 2016 opening

Renaissance Golf Design leading work on sixth course at Michigan Resort.
New course to be built at the Island Resort & Casino 10 December 2015

New course to be built at the Island Resort & Casino

Paul Albanese hired to design 18-holer on hilly site near Harris, Michigan.
ASGCA and USGA partner for new public golf facility programme 9 December 2015

ASGCA and USGA partner for new public golf facility programme

Architects to work alongside agronomists, scientists and researchers to provide consulting services.
Wild Dunes reopens following renovation led by Fazio firm 9 December 2015

Wild Dunes reopens following renovation led by Fazio firm

New irrigation system, bermuda greens and views of coastal marsh from Lowcountry course
Swan Golf Designs leads bunker renovation at Wellingborough GC 8 December 2015

Swan Golf Designs leads bunker renovation at Wellingborough GC

Work underway to improve facilities at course in Northamptonshire.

A brand new look for the Golf Course Architecture website 7 December 2015

A brand new look for the Golf Course Architecture website

New design makes it easier to find and read the content you want, on the device of your choice.
David Whelchel completes renovation of Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC 2 December 2015

David Whelchel completes renovation of Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC

Architect speaks to GCA about project at course in North Carolina.
Significant reductions in water use across courses in the US, report finds 2 December 2015

Significant reductions in water use across courses in the US, report finds

Superintendents using nearly 22 per cent less water in 2013 than 2005.
Planners reject scheme for Dye course on farmland in north London 1 December 2015

Planners reject scheme for Dye course on farmland in north London

Pennard appoints Tom Doak to consult on bunker rebuilding work 27 November 2015

Pennard appoints Tom Doak to consult on bunker rebuilding work

Famed Welsh links is adding Ecobunker revetting solution course-wide
Popularity of golf tourism continues to rise, according to new report 25 November 2015

Popularity of golf tourism continues to rise, according to new report

KPMG’s Golf Advisory Practice survey finds increased year on year bookings.
PalmGolf Marrakech – Ourika course opens for play in Morocco 25 November 2015

PalmGolf Marrakech – Ourika course opens for play in Morocco

Neil Haworth and Stéphane Talbot collaborate on new desert-style course.
Heron course at The Oaks reopens following Fry/Straka’s renovation 24 November 2015

Heron course at The Oaks reopens following Fry/Straka’s renovation

Subtle changes also made to the layout of course in Osprey, Florida.
Bayer demonstrates new fungicide formulations at STRI research day 24 November 2015

Bayer demonstrates new fungicide formulations at STRI research day

Attendees use NASA 3D glasses to view turf recovery and see product’s benefits in action.
Rees Jones completes renovation of Playa Grande course 20 November 2015

Rees Jones completes renovation of Playa Grande course

Dominican Republic course was originally designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Thomson Perrett & Lobb to create new course on Egypt’s Red Sea coast 20 November 2015

Thomson Perrett & Lobb to create new course on Egypt’s Red Sea coast

New development at Soma Bay to embrace natural desert landscape.
Gordon Lewis completes renovation work at The Forest’s Bobcat course 20 November 2015

Gordon Lewis completes renovation work at The Forest’s Bobcat course

Fort Myers course reopens following project led by its original designer.
Keith Rhebb and Riley Johns to lead renovation of Florida muni 19 November 2015

Keith Rhebb and Riley Johns to lead renovation of Florida muni

Old Memorial course reopens following renovation project led by Steve Smyers 19 November 2015

Old Memorial course reopens following renovation project led by Steve Smyers

Greens recontoured and bermudagrasses introduced across 18-holer in Tampa, Florida.
ASGCA reveals list of Design Excellence Recognition Program recipients 19 November 2015

ASGCA reveals list of Design Excellence Recognition Program recipients

Work of organisation members at nine US courses highlighted.
Infinite Variety hired to restore Colt bunkering at Aachener Golfclub 18 November 2015

Infinite Variety hired to restore Colt bunkering at Aachener Golfclub

Work on fifteenth hole complete with two more holes soon to follow suit.
Japanese beer giant invests £2m in Buckinghamshire rebuild 17 November 2015

Japanese beer giant invests £2m in Buckinghamshire rebuild

Bunker area to be halved as part of TPL-led renovation project.
Ron Kern leads bunker remodeling project at Pebble Brook’s North Course 17 November 2015

Ron Kern leads bunker remodeling project at Pebble Brook’s North Course

Architect works with Derek Dirksen to restore character of bunkers at Indiana course.
First nine holes open at new Ugandan golf resort on Lake Victoria 13 November 2015

First nine holes open at new Ugandan golf resort on Lake Victoria

‘There’s nothing like it in central Africa’ says architect Kevin Ramsey.
Seven figure, three year facelift planned for Colt’s Stoke Park course 13 November 2015

Seven figure, three year facelift planned for Colt’s Stoke Park course

Nine holes to be refreshed each winter at venue of Bond/Goldfinger match.
New KPMG report profiles golf in Austria ahead of 2022 Ryder Cup bid 11 November 2015

New KPMG report profiles golf in Austria ahead of 2022 Ryder Cup bid

Country described as having ‘a strong foundation to take itself forward’.
Pearland Golf Club course reopens for play following Jeff Blume’s renovation 10 November 2015

Pearland Golf Club course reopens for play following Jeff Blume’s renovation

Architect oversees work to greens and bunkering at course near Houston, Texas.
Vijay Singh set to advise on Natadola Bay Championship Course redesign 9 November 2015

Vijay Singh set to advise on Natadola Bay Championship Course redesign

Work to take place ahead of 2016 Fiji International tournament.
Christy O’Connor Jnr brought in to upgrade Moyvalley course 5 November 2015

Christy O’Connor Jnr brought in to upgrade Moyvalley course

Architect aiming to bring layout ‘in line with the top golf courses in Ireland’.
Newly-opened Tara Iti course in NZ already helping bird conservation 4 November 2015

Newly-opened Tara Iti course in NZ already helping bird conservation

Forest clearance hindering predators of endangered fairy terns
Kris Spence leads major project at Country Club of North Carolina 4 November 2015

Kris Spence leads major project at Country Club of North Carolina

Architect uses Ellis Maples’ materials from Dogwood Course’s original construction.
Construction of new Maridoe Golf Club course gets underway 4 November 2015

Construction of new Maridoe Golf Club course gets underway

Work on Steve Smyers design commences at site in suburban Dallas.
Olympic effect among topics discussed at 2015 HSBC Golf Industry Forum 3 November 2015

Olympic effect among topics discussed at 2015 HSBC Golf Industry Forum

Delegates discuss broad range of current topics at event in Shanghai, China.
Cypress Head course reopens for play following Dasher’s renovation work 3 November 2015

Cypress Head course reopens for play following Dasher’s renovation work

The course at Cypress Head Golf Club in Port Orange, Florida, has reopened following a renovation project.
Ernie Els heads to Lido Lakes to see progress of renovation project 2 November 2015

Ernie Els heads to Lido Lakes to see progress of renovation project

Ernie Els has paid a visit to the Lido Lakes golf course in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is currently undergoing a significant renovation.
Redesign of Keth Memorial Golf Course reaches completion 2 November 2015

Redesign of Keth Memorial Golf Course reaches completion

A redesign of the University of Central Missouri’s Keth Memorial Golf Course has reached completion.
Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes courses open for play 30 October 2015

Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes courses open for play

Two new golf courses open for play today on King Island, Australia.
PGA Centenary at Gleneagles selected as host course for 2019 Solheim Cup 29 October 2015

PGA Centenary at Gleneagles selected as host course for 2019 Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup will head to Scotland in 2019, with the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles selected to host the tournament.
Construction complete on reversible Loop course at Forest Dunes 29 October 2015

Construction complete on reversible Loop course at Forest Dunes

Upgrades made to practice facilities at PGA Catalunya Resort 29 October 2015

Upgrades made to practice facilities at PGA Catalunya Resort

A series of upgrades have been made to the practice facilities at the PGA Catalunya Resort near Girona, Spain.
Nicklaus Design hired to create new golf course in US state of Kentucky 29 October 2015

Nicklaus Design hired to create new golf course in US state of Kentucky

Nicklaus Design has been hired to create Legacy Point, a new golf course in the US state of Kentucky.
Renovation project at Sawgrass Country Club reaches completion 28 October 2015

Renovation project at Sawgrass Country Club reaches completion

A golf course renovation project has been completed at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Plans revealed for new Qatar International Golf Club in Doha 28 October 2015

Plans revealed for new Qatar International Golf Club in Doha

A new golf destination is to be developed in Qatar, according to reports.
Atlas Turf International enters Merit Leadership partnership with the ASGCA 23 October 2015

Atlas Turf International enters Merit Leadership partnership with the ASGCA

Atlas Turf International has become a Merit Leadership Partner of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA).
Ground broken for new course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia 22 October 2015

Ground broken for new course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia

Ground has been broken for the development of a new course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Ebert pleased with progress of work at Royal Portrush 22 October 2015

Ebert pleased with progress of work at Royal Portrush

Architect tells GCA work on existing Dunluce Links holes is nearing completion.
Upgrades to be made to Wentworth’s East, West and Edinburgh courses 21 October 2015

Upgrades to be made to Wentworth’s East, West and Edinburgh courses

A series of upgrades will be made to the three golf courses at Wentworth Club next year.
Huxley Golf installs all-weather putting green at The Royal Hospital Chelsea 20 October 2015

Huxley Golf installs all-weather putting green at The Royal Hospital Chelsea

Huxley Golf has helped to create a new leisure area at The Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, UK.
R&A confirms return of The Open to Royal Portrush in 2019 20 October 2015

R&A confirms return of The Open to Royal Portrush in 2019

The R&A has confirmed that The Open will be played at Royal Portrush in 2019.
Official opening of new Eastern Golf Club course takes place in Australia 19 October 2015

Official opening of new Eastern Golf Club course takes place in Australia

Greg Norman has officially opened the new course at the Eastern Golf Club in Yering, Australia.
Baseball stadium becomes nine-hole course for new golf experience 19 October 2015

Baseball stadium becomes nine-hole course for new golf experience

A new golf experience will open at Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres baseball team, next month.
John Fought selected to lead renovation of North Course at Carmel Country Club 14 October 2015

John Fought selected to lead renovation of North Course at Carmel Country Club

River Course at Kiawah Island Club reopens following renovation work 13 October 2015

River Course at Kiawah Island Club reopens following renovation work

New Dreamland Golf Club unveiled at event in Azerbaijan 12 October 2015

New Dreamland Golf Club unveiled at event in Azerbaijan

Five year redevelopment aims to transform Strandhill links 9 October 2015

Five year redevelopment aims to transform Strandhill links

Greg Norman Golf Course Design to create new nine-hole course in Sydney 9 October 2015

Greg Norman Golf Course Design to create new nine-hole course in Sydney

Construction of new short game academy nears completion at The Ledges 7 October 2015

Construction of new short game academy nears completion at The Ledges

Renovation work to get underway next month at Rockwood Golf Course 6 October 2015

Renovation work to get underway next month at Rockwood Golf Course

Durabunker enhances sustainability of bunkering at Tiburón Golf Club 6 October 2015

Durabunker enhances sustainability of bunkering at Tiburón Golf Club

Construction underway on new Städler design in eastern Germany 5 October 2015

Construction underway on new Städler design in eastern Germany

Gary Player Design hired to create new course in Vietnam 5 October 2015

Gary Player Design hired to create new course in Vietnam

Major renovation work gets underway at TPC River Highlands 5 October 2015

Major renovation work gets underway at TPC River Highlands

First links course in the Baltic region opens for play 5 October 2015

First links course in the Baltic region opens for play

Architects take in four historic UK courses as part of EIGCA study tour 5 October 2015

Architects take in four historic UK courses as part of EIGCA study tour

Terrain Aeration completes greens improvement work at Newport Golf Club 5 October 2015

Terrain Aeration completes greens improvement work at Newport Golf Club

Terrain Aeration has recently helped improve the drainage of a selection of the greens on the course Newport Golf Club in Wales, UK.
Kiva Dunes renovation work set to be completed by October 5 October 2015

Kiva Dunes renovation work set to be completed by October

A renovation of the golf course at the Kiva Dunes Golf and Beach Resort is nearing completion.
The new issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now 23 September 2015

The new issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Visit our magazine page to read the latest industry trends and features interviews with key executives
Redesign and renovation work to get underway at Montecito CC this October 22 September 2015

Redesign and renovation work to get underway at Montecito CC this October

Project at course in Santa Barbara to be led by Nicklaus Design.
Owners report positive feedback to renovations at Golf Club of Texas 22 September 2015

Owners report positive feedback to renovations at Golf Club of Texas

Roy Bechtol leads project at course he originally designed near San Antonio.
Mickelson visits site of new Mickelson National Golf Club 22 September 2015

Mickelson visits site of new Mickelson National Golf Club

Phil Mickelson has paid a visit to the site of the currently under-construction Mickelson National Golf Club near Calgary, Canada.

Renovation work nears completion at Moraine Country Club course 17 September 2015

Renovation work nears completion at Moraine Country Club course

Architect Keith Foster advises on project at course in Dayton, Ohio.
Course reopens at Chechessee Creek Club following renovation work 15 September 2015

Course reopens at Chechessee Creek Club following renovation work

Bill Coore returns to South Carolina design to advise on recent project.
Todd Eckenrode - Origins Golf Design completes Quail Lodge renovation work 14 September 2015

Todd Eckenrode - Origins Golf Design completes Quail Lodge renovation work

California course to benefit from drought-tolerant landscaping.
New Tatanka Golf Club to open for play 14 September 10 September 2015

New Tatanka Golf Club to open for play 14 September

Paul Albanese’s design at Nebraska resort draws inspiration from Santee Sioux culture.
Architects head to south-east England for EIGCA Study Tour 10 September 2015

Architects head to south-east England for EIGCA Study Tour

Sunningdale, Royal St George’s and Royal Cinque Ports on itinerary for 2015 event.
Redesign of Ocean Course at the Sea Pines Resort to commence 5 October 9 September 2015

Redesign of Ocean Course at the Sea Pines Resort to commence 5 October

Scot Sherman discusses reworking of George Cobb’s design on Hilton Head Island.
Golfers enjoying restored course at Philadelphia’s Union League Golf Club 9 September 2015

Golfers enjoying restored course at Philadelphia’s Union League Golf Club

Stephen Kay leads work on Donald Ross’ design at former Torresdale Frankford CC.
Richard Mandell discusses restoration of Donald Ross’ design at Bacon Park 8 September 2015

Richard Mandell discusses restoration of Donald Ross’ design at Bacon Park

Course in Savannah, Georgia set to reopen for play on 10 October.
Golf course maintenance programme introduced at the Verdura Resort 8 September 2015

Golf course maintenance programme introduced at the Verdura Resort

36 holes designed by Kyle Phillips converted to bermudagrass at destination in Sicily.
Renovation project reaches completion at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club 7 September 2015

Renovation project reaches completion at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club

Green complexes rebuilt at course in Lexington, South Carolina.
Nine holes to open for play at El Desafio course this month 7 September 2015

Nine holes to open for play at El Desafio course this month

Greg Norman’s firm designs new course in Patagonia region of Argentina.
Inaugural Africa Golf Summit heads to Johannesburg’s Serengeti Golf Club 4 September 2015

Inaugural Africa Golf Summit heads to Johannesburg’s Serengeti Golf Club

Golf development and tourism to be discussed at event from 9-11 September.
Exclusiv Golf Deva course opens for play in New Caledonia 3 September 2015

Exclusiv Golf Deva course opens for play in New Caledonia

Cynthia Dye leads design of 18-hole course at Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort.
Renovation project carried out at SunRidge Canyon Golf Club course 28 August 2015

Renovation project carried out at SunRidge Canyon Golf Club course

Work aims to improve agronomic conditions and playability at course in Arizona.
New course set to be developed on Kangaroo Island 27 August 2015

New course set to be developed on Kangaroo Island

Greg Norman’s firm reportedly approached for design of 18-holer on island off Australia.
New nine-hole course opens at Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel 25 August 2015

New nine-hole course opens at Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel

Ambience Greens has been designed by Hawaii-based Nelson & Haworth.
Woodbury Park Golf Club adopts fleet of John Deere equipment 24 August 2015

Woodbury Park Golf Club adopts fleet of John Deere equipment

New tee, green and fairway mowers among additions to UK club’s maintenance arsenal.
John Fought orchestrates renovation work at Windsong Farm 20 August 2015

John Fought orchestrates renovation work at Windsong Farm

Architect returns to Minnesota course to redesign twelfth hole and rework bunkering.
Major project gets underway at Hilo Municipal Golf Course 20 August 2015

Major project gets underway at Hilo Municipal Golf Course

Four greens to be rebuilt at course on Hawaii’s Big Island.
18 August 2015

Nathan Crace introduces new short game practice facility at Bayou DeSiard CC

Architect tells GCA about project at club in Monroe, Louisiana.
Huxham Golf Designs creates new 18-hole golf course in South Korea 18 August 2015

Huxham Golf Designs creates new 18-hole golf course in South Korea

The Diamond Country Club course lies in steep terrain near city of Busan.
17 August 2015

Tom Lehman leads alterations to Wigwam Resort’s Gold Course

Changes to the bunkering a key feature of work at course near Phoenix, Arizona.
17 August 2015

Jimmy Clay Golf Course reopens following major renovation work

Tifdwarf bermudagrass introduced to greens at course in Austin, Texas.
14 August 2015

Renovation work gets underway at Lochland Country Club course

Landscapes Unlimited overseeing work at David Gill’s design in Hastings, Nebraska.
BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort opens for play in Vietnam 13 August 2015

BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort opens for play in Vietnam

Nicklaus Design’s layout is the first in the country to adopt a ‘twin green’ design concept.
Renovation work at Harbour Town Golf Links nears completion 13 August 2015

Renovation work at Harbour Town Golf Links nears completion

Project to be completed next month at Sea Pines Resort course designed by Pete Dye.
Development of new course in France’s Limousin region gets underway 12 August 2015

Development of new course in France’s Limousin region gets underway

18-holer at Halcyon Retreat resort designed by Weller Designs.
Golf Course Architecture announces next edition of buyers’ guide 12 August 2015

Golf Course Architecture announces next edition of buyers’ guide

GCA Green Pages 2016 to be distributed with January’s magazine.
11 August 2015

New nine-hole course takes shape on Canada-US border

Layout drawn up by local golfers beginning to come together in Emerson, Manitoba.
Extensive project gets underway at Oak Meadows Golf Preserve 5 August 2015

Extensive project gets underway at Oak Meadows Golf Preserve

Martin Design to help create a more flood-resistant course at club in Illinois.
3 August 2015

Jacobson firm completes renovation project at Glenview Park Golf Club

Focus on tees, greens and storm water management during project at club in Illinois.
31 July 2015

Radrick Farms GC uses flock of Boer goats to help maintain course

Vegetative maintenance initiative launched at Pete Dye’s design in Michigan.
29 July 2015

David Williams completes work on new practice area at Real Golf de Pedreña

Chipping area and putting green facilities the latest addition to club in Northern Spain.
29 July 2015

(re)Golf and Steiner & Partner enter new strategic alliance agreement

Conceptual plans accepted for project in Switzerland as companies team up.
27 July 2015

Kevin Norby completes renovation project at Stillwater Country Club

Alterations made to bunkering and thirteenth hole at historic Minnesota club.
23 July 2015

Series of changes made to course at Meldrum House Country Hotel

Alterations to four holes ahead of Aberdeen Masters tournament this August.
21 July 2015

Beau Welling and Tom McBroom complete course at The 27 Club

27 major winners consulted for new course near Tianjin, China.
20 July 2015

ASGCA reports continued upswing of golf course renovations in the US

Steve Smyers says clubs are taking advantage of new technology and architectural expertise.
Toro helps introduce new drainage and irrigation system at Le Golf National 17 July 2015

Toro helps introduce new drainage and irrigation system at Le Golf National

Greenkeepers at Ryder Cup venue to benefit from precise control over watering schedules.
17 July 2015

Arnold Palmer visits site of new course development at Castle Stuart

Thad Layton and Brandon Johnson to work with local team at Scottish Highlands resort.
15 July 2015

Mt. Prospect Golf Club to reopen 1 August following renovations

Esler Design and Wadsworth Construction complete project at course in Illinois.
Renovations taking place on course at Club de Golf Larrabea 14 July 2015

Renovations taking place on course at Club de Golf Larrabea

18-holer in the Spanish Basque Country was originally designed by Jose Gancedo.
13 July 2015

Staples Golf Design to renovate Meadowbrook Country Club course

Andy Staples to work with Bradley S. Klein and Trey Rogers at club near Detroit.
Jack Nicklaus brought in for proposed golf development at Hoylake 13 July 2015

Jack Nicklaus brought in for proposed golf development at Hoylake

Golden Bear’s Joint Venture Group teams up with Wirral Council for project in the UK.
Lundin and Stenson partner to form new Swedish-based design firm 13 July 2015

Lundin and Stenson partner to form new Swedish-based design firm

First project for new partnership is total rebuild of 45 hole Stockholm complex.
10 July 2015

Coal Creek Golf Course reopens for play following restoration project

Kevin Norby leads work at Colorado course that suffered storm damage in August 2013.
Pete Dye’s firm designs new course at Nemacolin Woodlands 9 July 2015

Pete Dye’s firm designs new course at Nemacolin Woodlands

New nine-holer scheduled to open in 2017 at resort in Pennsylvania.
Rees Jones completes bunker renovation at Griffin Gate Golf Club 8 July 2015

Rees Jones completes bunker renovation at Griffin Gate Golf Club

Architect returns to Kentucky course he designed back in the early 1980s.
6 July 2015

Course at Biltmore Forest Country Club reopens following renovation work

Architect Brian Silva works on project at Donald Ross design in North Carolina.
Renovations continue at Bacon Park as work on back nine begins 2 July 2015

Renovations continue at Bacon Park as work on back nine begins

October reopening scheduled for Donald Ross designed course in Savannah, Georgia.
Ground broken on 12-hole Jack Nicklaus Golf Park at Red Ledges 2 July 2015

Ground broken on 12-hole Jack Nicklaus Golf Park at Red Ledges

New development at Utah community to complement existing 18-hole course.
Development of new nine hole course completed at Modry Las Golf Club 1 July 2015

Development of new nine hole course completed at Modry Las Golf Club

South African architect Theo Geertshuis completes Orli Las course at Polish resort.
Nicklaus, Trevino, Palmer and Player to co-design new course at The Greenbrier 1 July 2015

Nicklaus, Trevino, Palmer and Player to co-design new course at The Greenbrier

Quartet of architects brought in for novel project at resort in West Virginia.
Greens renovations begin at Rivers Edge Golf Club 30 June 2015

Greens renovations begin at Rivers Edge Golf Club

Arnold Palmer-designed course set to reopen in September following project’s completion.
Nine holes designed by Graham Papworth open at Maleny Golf Club 30 June 2015

Nine holes designed by Graham Papworth open at Maleny Golf Club

First stage of project completed at community golf course in Queensland, Australia.
The Preserve at Grand View Lodge reopens following renovation work 29 June 2015

The Preserve at Grand View Lodge reopens following renovation work

Tee boxes expanded and marsh removed at Mike Morley and Dan Helbling’s design.
South Essex Golf Centre serves up locally produced honey 26 June 2015

South Essex Golf Centre serves up locally produced honey

Beekeeping initiative is part of the course’s eco-friendly policies.
25 June 2015

Twelve holes to open for play at Ocean Dunes this October

Graeme Grant’s design on Tasmania’s King Island set to open in full early next year.
New Jim Engh-designed Minot Country Club course opens for play 25 June 2015

New Jim Engh-designed Minot Country Club course opens for play

Course relocated following devastating floods in 2011 is unveiled in North Dakota.
Tripp Davis’ firm to create masterplan for course at Willow Brook Country Club 24 June 2015

Tripp Davis’ firm to create masterplan for course at Willow Brook Country Club

Architect aims to enhance strategic character of 18-holer at club in Tyler, Texas.
Renovations made to course at Brays Island Plantation in South Carolina 24 June 2015

Renovations made to course at Brays Island Plantation in South Carolina

Club staff work with maintenance partner IGM to introduce new grasses.
23 June 2015

Development of Tom Doak’s design at Tara Iti reaches completion

Course on New Zealand’s North Island to open for member play this October.
Enhancements made to courses at Aroeira golf resort 22 June 2015

Enhancements made to courses at Aroeira golf resort

Tees rebuilt and fairway grasses relaid at club near Lisbon, Portugal.
Namatra to redevelop Lakes course at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club 19 June 2015

Namatra to redevelop Lakes course at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club

Architect hired for project at course designed by Denis Griffiths in Pattaya, Thailand.
Todd Eckenrode-Origins Golf Design completes project at Brentwood CC 17 June 2015

Todd Eckenrode-Origins Golf Design completes project at Brentwood CC

Four greens rebuilt and more receptive to run-up approaches introduced at LA course.
Construction begins on new 18-hole golf facility in the Czech Republic 17 June 2015

Construction begins on new 18-hole golf facility in the Czech Republic

Jonathan Davison leads development of nine-hole Tošovice course at Heipark resort.
David Whelchel leads renovations to Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC 15 June 2015

David Whelchel leads renovations to Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC

Architect speaks to GCA about work at Robert Trent Jones Sr. design in North Carolina.
Ty Butler launches new Brio Golf course design company 12 June 2015

Ty Butler launches new Brio Golf course design company

Former RTJ II architect aims to ‘design courses with an array of strategic options’.
Tripp Davis’ firm completes second phase of renovations at Spring Lake GC 11 June 2015

Tripp Davis’ firm completes second phase of renovations at Spring Lake GC

Architect pays homage to Thomas and Tillinghast with work at New Jersey course.
EIGCA invites applicants for Vocational Qualification programme 11 June 2015

EIGCA invites applicants for Vocational Qualification programme

Mid-October deadline for parties interested in institute’s golf design course.
Construction of Mickelson National Golf Club gets underway 10 June 2015

Construction of Mickelson National Golf Club gets underway

New course to form centrepiece of ‘Harmony’ community near Calgary, Canada.
Doak and Andrew-led greens restoration reopens at St George’s 9 June 2015

Doak and Andrew-led greens restoration reopens at St George’s

Top Canadian course returns greens to original Stanley Thompson designs.
Work to reinvent Rolling Hills Country Club course gets underway 5 June 2015

Work to reinvent Rolling Hills Country Club course gets underway

David McLay Kidd hired to redesign the 18-hole layout at club in Palos Verdes, California.
Nine-hole short course introduced at Rio Verde Country Club 2 June 2015

Nine-hole short course introduced at Rio Verde Country Club

Roadrunner layout built on top of club’s existing Quail Run course.
Record numbers attend the EIGCA’s 15th Annual Meeting 1 June 2015

Record numbers attend the EIGCA’s 15th Annual Meeting

Tom Mackenzie welcomed as institute’s new president at event in North Berwick, Scotland.
European Turfgrass Laboratories has A2LA Accreditation extended to 2017 28 May 2015

European Turfgrass Laboratories has A2LA Accreditation extended to 2017

Company one of only ten globally authorised for putting green materials programme.
Improvements made to the Old Course at Moray Golf Club 21 May 2015

Improvements made to the Old Course at Moray Golf Club

Work carried out ahead of the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship.
New Magnolia Green Golf Club course to open for play 2 June 20 May 2015

New Magnolia Green Golf Club course to open for play 2 June

Nicklaus Design’s Chris Cochran oversees expansion of former Westham GC course.
Robert Trent Jones, Jr, reveals new ninth green at Sodus Bay 18 May 2015

Robert Trent Jones, Jr, reveals new ninth green at Sodus Bay

The golf architect redesigned the green during a visit to the course last year.
Cabot Cliffs preview video unveiled ahead of opening this summer 15 May 2015

Cabot Cliffs preview video unveiled ahead of opening this summer

Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw’s design will be open for limited play during 2015.
Two new holes to be introduced at Whickham Golf Club 13 May 2015

Two new holes to be introduced at Whickham Golf Club

Andrew Mair’s firm leading project at course near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
Course at The Derrick reopens for play following Mingay’s redesign 12 May 2015

Course at The Derrick reopens for play following Mingay’s redesign

Two-year project improves playability and drainage at course in Edmonton, Canada.
HB Studios launches Collector’s Edition of The Golf Club game 12 May 2015

HB Studios launches Collector’s Edition of The Golf Club game

Follow-up release includes Greg Norman course creator app and collectible e-book.
11 May 2015

New golf course and resort could soon be coming to Cuba’s northern coast

Country’s government signs letter of intent with Beijing Enterprise Group.
Renovations to be made to course at Kiva Dunes Golf Resort in Alabama 8 May 2015

Renovations to be made to course at Kiva Dunes Golf Resort in Alabama

Jerry Pate’s firm to oversee improvements, which will be carried out this summer.
Progress being made on new Valley of the Eagles course 7 May 2015

Progress being made on new Valley of the Eagles course

Nicklaus Design leading work at site in Ohio with new golf course set to open next year.
Lohmann Golf Designs begins renovation work at Newman Golf Course 5 May 2015

Lohmann Golf Designs begins renovation work at Newman Golf Course

Project to focus on improving green conditions at course in Peoria, Illinois.
Tiger Woods’ firm to design Pacific Links National course in Beijing 30 April 2015

Tiger Woods’ firm to design Pacific Links National course in Beijing

New design part of initiative from Pacific Links International to grow presence in China.
30 April 2015

The R&A unveils results of latest pace of play survey

Forum later this year presents opportunity to discuss findings and current issues.
Gordon Lewis returns to The Forest CC to lead renovations to Bobcat Course 29 April 2015

Gordon Lewis returns to The Forest CC to lead renovations to Bobcat Course

Original architect leads enhancements to course at club in Fort Myers, Florida.
Eckenrode completes back nine of Quail Lodge and Golf Club 27 April 2015

Eckenrode completes back nine of Quail Lodge and Golf Club

Project includes renovated tees and bunkers, plus new fairway features.
Tom Mackenzie named as new president of the EIGCA 24 April 2015

Tom Mackenzie named as new president of the EIGCA

Architect hints at ‘exciting plans’ for the future of the organisation.
New nine-hole course opens for play at the Colwood Golf Center 23 April 2015

New nine-hole course opens for play at the Colwood Golf Center

Par-3 layout now open to the public on site of former Colwood National course.
Ebert speaks on plans for Trump’s Turnberry revolution 22 April 2015

Ebert speaks on plans for Trump’s Turnberry revolution

‘The brief is how good can we make it?’ says architect, who plans nine new greens.
Wilczynski leads extensive tree management project at Warwick Hills 21 April 2015

Wilczynski leads extensive tree management project at Warwick Hills

Architect works with agronomist Julie Stachecki to remedy series of issues.
Golf Club of Texas set to reopen in July following Bechtol’s renovations 20 April 2015

Golf Club of Texas set to reopen in July following Bechtol’s renovations

Zoysia grasses used as primary turf at course near San Antonio, US.
Souters Sports installs new irrigation system at Musselburgh Links 17 April 2015

Souters Sports installs new irrigation system at Musselburgh Links

Minimal impact to play during project at one of the world’s oldest golf courses.
Construction of Trump World Golf Club in Dubai gets underway 16 April 2015

Construction of Trump World Golf Club in Dubai gets underway

Tiger Woods firm finalises design for course at AKOYA Oxygen development.
Kipp Schulties Golf Design to lead renovation of Riviera CC course 14 April 2015

Kipp Schulties Golf Design to lead renovation of Riviera CC course

Donald Ross design in South Florida to undergo six-month enhancement project.
New course set to be built at Gull Lake View Golf Club 10 April 2015

New course set to be built at Gull Lake View Golf Club

Tom Doak’s Renaissance Golf Design firm to lead development of Stoatin Brae course.
Huxley Golf develops new all-weather short game area at Brokenhurst Manor 9 April 2015

Huxley Golf develops new all-weather short game area at Brokenhurst Manor

Club in Hampshire, UK, celebrates its centenary year with new practice facilities.
Plans finalised for redesign of course at Exeter Golf and Country Club 8 April 2015

Plans finalised for redesign of course at Exeter Golf and Country Club

Tom Mackenzie leading architectural work at course designed by James Braid.
Tripp Davis’s firm hired for renovation and redesign of Tapatio Springs course 7 April 2015

Tripp Davis’s firm hired for renovation and redesign of Tapatio Springs course

Work underway at Billy Johnson-designed course near San Antonio, Texas.
Enhancements made to the Pines Course at Stockton Seaview 2 April 2015

Enhancements made to the Pines Course at Stockton Seaview

Work follows on from improvements to the club’s Bay Course last year.
Coore and Crenshaw to design new course at the Big Cedar Lodge 1 April 2015

Coore and Crenshaw to design new course at the Big Cedar Lodge

Third course to be added at resort in Ridgedale, Missouri.
ASGCA elects Steve Smyers as organisation’s new president 1 April 2015

ASGCA elects Steve Smyers as organisation’s new president

Architect calls for greater collaboration among partners in the industry.
EIGCA to celebrate 15th anniversary at 2015 annual conference 31 March 2015

EIGCA to celebrate 15th anniversary at 2015 annual conference

Record numbers set to head to North Berwick in Scotland to hear from industry experts.
Gary Player’s firm unveils latest design at the DLF Golf and Country Club 30 March 2015

Gary Player’s firm unveils latest design at the DLF Golf and Country Club

New course in Gurgaon, India, to open to the public in the next few weeks.
Renovations to course at Thana City Golf and Sports Club to get underway 27 March 2015

Renovations to course at Thana City Golf and Sports Club to get underway

Pacific Coast Design draws up plans to improve course near Bangkok, Thailand.
Nine holes to be created as part of new course at the Glacier Club 26 March 2015

Nine holes to be created as part of new course at the Glacier Club

Hale Irwin and Todd Schoeder leading development at club in Colorado.
Pete Dye’s firm to add nine new holes at Mystic Rock 24 March 2015

Pete Dye’s firm to add nine new holes at Mystic Rock

New additions to golf facilities at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort set to open in 2017.
New 27-hole facility to open in New Mexico later this year 24 March 2015

New 27-hole facility to open in New Mexico later this year

Rockwind Community Links to feature two courses designed by architect Andy Staples.
New hole added at Tranquilo Golf Club as part of renovation work 23 March 2015

New hole added at Tranquilo Golf Club as part of renovation work

Tom Fazio returns to lead enhancements at Florida course he originally designed.
Arnold Palmer team to take stake in Castle Stuart 20 March 2015

Arnold Palmer team to take stake in Castle Stuart

Owner Mark Parsinen reveals group to invest in Scottish Highlands resort.
Series of enhancements to be made to Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course 16 March 2015

Series of enhancements to be made to Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course

Work at Valspar Championship host course to reinstate Larry Packard’s design intent.
Rees Jones returns to Griffin Gate to lead bunker renovation project 11 March 2015

Rees Jones returns to Griffin Gate to lead bunker renovation project

Original architect to oversee introduction of Better Billy Bunkers at course in Kentucky.
Plans for new golf complex at UK’s Rossington Hall gaining momentum 11 March 2015

Plans for new golf complex at UK’s Rossington Hall gaining momentum

The European Tour gives its backing to proposed new development near Doncaster.
Huxley Golf introduces three new teaching bays at St Andrews Links 10 March 2015

Huxley Golf introduces three new teaching bays at St Andrews Links

Additions to club’s Golf Academy designed to help players practice a range of disciplines.
Improvements close to completion at Tetherow Golf Club 9 March 2015

Improvements close to completion at Tetherow Golf Club

Original designer David McLay Kidd advises on work at course in Oregon.
Construction to begin on new-look course at Channels Golf Club later this month 4 March 2015

Construction to begin on new-look course at Channels Golf Club later this month

Revised layout to include 13 new holes and five from the existing course.
ASGCA announces passing of past president Jay Morrish 4 March 2015

ASGCA announces passing of past president Jay Morrish

Associates reflect on life of architect and designer, who has died aged 78.
Southerndown GC improves bunkering with EcoBunker construction method 2 March 2015

Southerndown GC improves bunkering with EcoBunker construction method

South Wales club could save as much as £400k in maintenance costs over 20 years.
Second phase of Pearland Golf Club renovation to get underway soon 2 March 2015

Second phase of Pearland Golf Club renovation to get underway soon

Jeff Blume speaks to GCA about project at Jay Riviere design near Houston, Texas.
Davis Love’s firm to redesign the Ocean Course at The Sea Pines Resort 27 February 2015

Davis Love’s firm to redesign the Ocean Course at The Sea Pines Resort

Course to close for work in October with view to September 2016 reopening.
Construction begins on new Harradine-designed nine-holer in Dubai 26 February 2015

Construction begins on new Harradine-designed nine-holer in Dubai

Living Legends course to form centrepiece of new Tanmiyat Global development.
Trump looking to add Crandon Park Golf Course to national portfolio 23 February 2015

Trump looking to add Crandon Park Golf Course to national portfolio

Proposal submitted to carry out renovations in exchange for 99-year lease.
Nine holes at reworked Silo Ridge course to open later this year 20 February 2015

Nine holes at reworked Silo Ridge course to open later this year

Logan Fazio discusses progress of project in New York State.
Southwest Greens Construction to build new academy course in Hong Kong 19 February 2015

Southwest Greens Construction to build new academy course in Hong Kong

Course designed by Jack Nicklaus’s firm to be made entirely from synthetic turf.
Enhancements to be made to Portishead nine-hole course 18 February 2015

Enhancements to be made to Portishead nine-hole course

Local council gives green light for project led by the SAS Golf Design firm.
Northwood club hires Tripp Davis to plan restoration work 18 February 2015

Northwood club hires Tripp Davis to plan restoration work

Short course for junior play planned for former US Open host club in Dallas.
Spring opening for first nine at Doak’s St Emilion 18 February 2015

Spring opening for first nine at Doak’s St Emilion

Star US architect’s first European course, near Bordeaux, will debut in May.
Kip Kalbrener and Mark Miller remodeling seventh green at Gig Harbor 16 February 2015

Kip Kalbrener and Mark Miller remodeling seventh green at Gig Harbor

Project aims to maximise use of natural terrain at Washington state nine-holer.
Renovations to take place at the Jimmy Clay Golf Course 16 February 2015

Renovations to take place at the Jimmy Clay Golf Course

Work to begin February 17 at Joe Finger-designed course in Austin, Texas.
Ground broken on new course at City Park in New Orleans 12 February 2015

Ground broken on new course at City Park in New Orleans

Course designed by Rees Jones’ design firm scheduled to open in February 2017.
Tom and Logan Fazio leading renovation of River Oaks Country Club course 11 February 2015

Tom and Logan Fazio leading renovation of River Oaks Country Club course

Donald Ross’ only surviving Texas course undergoing major improvement work.
Gil Hanse provides Rio 2016 Olympic Course update 9 February 2015

Gil Hanse provides Rio 2016 Olympic Course update

Architect says course now in ‘full grow-in mode’ and pleased with progress.
Benkusky launches renovation plan for Chicago-area muni 4 February 2015

Benkusky launches renovation plan for Chicago-area muni

Arlington Lakes to see new short tees and flexible routing in US$2m project.
Construction of new nine-hole course in Jersey City close to completion 4 February 2015

Construction of new nine-hole course in Jersey City close to completion

Project manager Michael Cohen discusses Hudson County’s first public course.
Gary Player’s firm to develop new course in the Republic of Congo 2 February 2015

Gary Player’s firm to develop new course in the Republic of Congo

Golf du Kintélé to form part of new sporting development in Brazzaville.
Agustin Pizá breaks ground on site of Peru’s first public golf course 30 January 2015

Agustin Pizá breaks ground on site of Peru’s first public golf course

‘Delighted to see the progress’, says R&A development committee chairman.
Rapid turnaround after flood causes Little Aston bunker washout 29 January 2015

Rapid turnaround after flood causes Little Aston bunker washout

English club renovates 60 bunkers in ten days with help from contractor.
New 18 hole course unveiled at central Florida residential community 28 January 2015

New 18 hole course unveiled at central Florida residential community

Clifton, Ezell & Clifton Golf Design Group behind Country Club Golf Course layout.
Series of upgrades to be made to Harbour Town Golf Links at the Sea Pines Resort 28 January 2015

Series of upgrades to be made to Harbour Town Golf Links at the Sea Pines Resort

Pete Dye-designed course to close for work following April’s RBC Heritage tournament.
Bernhard takes on SubAir sales and service for UK and Europe 28 January 2015

Bernhard takes on SubAir sales and service for UK and Europe

British grinder manufacturer partners with aeration and moisture control supplier.
Gary Browning to lead restoration of Kananaskis Country Golf Course 28 January 2015

Gary Browning to lead restoration of Kananaskis Country Golf Course

Architect unveiled for project at Robert Trent Jones Sr design in Canada.
Rogers to lead renovation project at Sylvania Country Club 27 January 2015

Rogers to lead renovation project at Sylvania Country Club

Architect to restore design intent at Willie Park Jr. layout in Toledo, Ohio.
JMP Golf Design to renovate Palo Alto Hills course 27 January 2015

JMP Golf Design to renovate Palo Alto Hills course

Hollinger and Costello aim to recapture character of course near San Francisco Bay.
First Tee project on Hilton Head will break ground shortly 26 January 2015

First Tee project on Hilton Head will break ground shortly

Clyde Johnston design includes six hole course and multi-use practice facility.
McNeil to restore Park-designed USGA charter member club in Massachusetts 23 January 2015

McNeil to restore Park-designed USGA charter member club in Massachusetts

Milton Hoosic master plan to identify lost historic elements of 1921 course.
US$3 million renovation for University of Central Missouri golf course 23 January 2015

US$3 million renovation for University of Central Missouri golf course

Architect Clark plans zoysia fairways to reduce maintenance and aid playability.
John Fought and Duininck Golf begin renovations at Maryvale Golf Course 22 January 2015

John Fought and Duininck Golf begin renovations at Maryvale Golf Course

Grand Canyon University invests in the future of course in Phoenix, Arizona.
Zoysia backers to host Olympic course panel during San Antonio GIS 22 January 2015

Zoysia backers to host Olympic course panel during San Antonio GIS

Study event will include a visit to the first 100 per cent zoysia course in the US.
Renewed sustainability certification from GEO for St Andrews Links 22 January 2015

Renewed sustainability certification from GEO for St Andrews Links

Trust rewarded for waste reduction, rainwater harvesting, composting and other projects.
Series of improvements to course at The Refuge helps improve playability 20 January 2015

Series of improvements to course at The Refuge helps improve playability

Under brushing project results in fewer lost balls and a superior golfing experience.
Gil Hanse to design third course at Streamsong resort 20 January 2015

Gil Hanse to design third course at Streamsong resort

Streamsong Black set to open in autumn 2017 at Florida venue.
McGinley Golf Course Design continues upgrades to set of courses in Ghana 19 January 2015

McGinley Golf Course Design continues upgrades to set of courses in Ghana

Renovation completed at Achimota course with work at Kumasi to begin shortly.
Closed Golf Club of Texas to reopen under new ownership in spring 16 January 2015

Closed Golf Club of Texas to reopen under new ownership in spring

US$3.5 million renovation and zoysia greens for Bechtol-designed San Antonio course.
Jeff Mingay completes total rebuild of Edmonton’s Derrick Club 16 January 2015

Jeff Mingay completes total rebuild of Edmonton’s Derrick Club

New course, completed in October, will debut at start of Canadian golf season.
TPC at Baha Mar course to open for play in late March 13 January 2015

TPC at Baha Mar course to open for play in late March

Nicklaus firm’s design in the Bahamas to become latest addition to global TPC network.
Medinah No.2 to undergo US$3.6 million restoration project 12 January 2015

Medinah No.2 to undergo US$3.6 million restoration project

Architect Rees Jones to return to Illinois course to advise on work.
Laguna Phuket course reopens for play following Jansen’s reworking 8 January 2015

Laguna Phuket course reopens for play following Jansen’s reworking

Reversed front and back nine part of series of upgrades to course in Thailand.
Pont and Boissonnas rejuvenate Les Pins course at Hardelot 2 January 2015

Pont and Boissonnas rejuvenate Les Pins course at Hardelot

Adam Lawrence reports on project at Tom Simpson’s design in northern France.
Major bunker renovation underway at Tennessee National Golf Club 18 December 2014

Major bunker renovation underway at Tennessee National Golf Club

Durabunker method used at course originally designed by Greg Norman’s firm.
Lester George to create long term masterplan for historic North Hills 17 December 2014

Lester George to create long term masterplan for historic North Hills

‘We need a roadmap for future boards to use’, says Philadelphia club president.
Weiskopf firm begins renovation of course at Country Club of St. Albans 16 December 2014

Weiskopf firm begins renovation of course at Country Club of St. Albans

Work to improve bunkers and drainage at club’s Lewis and Clark course gets underway.
Colt’s lost tenth green is rebuilt at Real Golf Club de Pedreña in Spain 16 December 2014

Colt’s lost tenth green is rebuilt at Real Golf Club de Pedreña in Spain

David Williams recreates challenging par three hole at Seve’s home course.
Arm End course development granted lease by Tasmanian authorities 11 December 2014

Arm End course development granted lease by Tasmanian authorities

Waterfront Hobart course could be top ten in Australia, says architect Crafter.
Blume completes bunker renovation at classic-era club in Louisiana 11 December 2014

Blume completes bunker renovation at classic-era club in Louisiana

Four month project is latest in 16 year relationship with Lake Charles club.
Internationally-renowned team for new course in Port Harcourt, Nigeria 10 December 2014

Internationally-renowned team for new course in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Architect Lobb leads Garden City golf project in Nigerian oil capital.
New Quivira Golf Club course in Los Cabos opens for play 10 December 2014

New Quivira Golf Club course in Los Cabos opens for play

Ceremony marks the completion of Jack Nicklaus’ sixth design at Mexican destination.
David McLay Kidd to design second course at Sand Valley resort 9 December 2014

David McLay Kidd to design second course at Sand Valley resort

Groundbreaking to take place early next year at planned multi-course resort in Wisconsin.
Tiger Woods’ firm hired to design new Trump course in Dubai 9 December 2014

Tiger Woods’ firm hired to design new Trump course in Dubai

Architect revealed for 18-hole development at AKOYA Oxygen resort in the UAE.
Tiger Woods’ first US design at Bluejack National begins to take shape 4 December 2014

Tiger Woods’ first US design at Bluejack National begins to take shape

Grassing to begin later this month at 18-hole course at new Texas residential development.
Beaverbrook course development will continue after passing final legal hurdle 3 December 2014

Beaverbrook course development will continue after passing final legal hurdle

Campaign refused permission to appeal to Supreme Court in long-running legal battle.
Comprehensive renovation planned for nine hole Italian mountain course 2 December 2014

Comprehensive renovation planned for nine hole Italian mountain course

Architect Moroder to lead rebuild of Carezza course, first opened in 1904.
First phase of restoration works are completed at Camberley Heath 1 December 2014

First phase of restoration works are completed at Camberley Heath

Architect Pont and shaper Waters rebuild Colt bunkers on four holes of Surrey course.
North Berwick to host EIGCA’s 2015 annual meeting 1 December 2014

North Berwick to host EIGCA’s 2015 annual meeting

April event to return to Scotland and ‘wonderful town with a rich golfing legacy’.
First phase of Highland Golf and Country Club restoration project concludes 28 November 2014

First phase of Highland Golf and Country Club restoration project concludes

Ron Kern helps revitalise aspects of original design at Indianapolis course.
Dornoch plans celebrations for 400th anniversary of golf in the town 28 November 2014

Dornoch plans celebrations for 400th anniversary of golf in the town

Club and community come together to mark golf’s role in Highland success.
Rio Olympic course developers win key case in Brazilian courts 28 November 2014

Rio Olympic course developers win key case in Brazilian courts

Judge rejects 400m environmental corridor plan, which could have killed off project.
Mackenzie leading improvements to course at Cruden Bay Golf Club 27 November 2014

Mackenzie leading improvements to course at Cruden Bay Golf Club

Architect discusses alterations to ninth, tenth and sixteenth hole on Scottish links course.
Sallandsche bunker renovation on course to be completed before Christmas 26 November 2014

Sallandsche bunker renovation on course to be completed before Christmas

Brett Hochstein discusses Netherlands project and collaborating with Frank Pont.
Hazeltine renovates bunkers in preparation for 2016 Ryder Cup 25 November 2014

Hazeltine renovates bunkers in preparation for 2016 Ryder Cup

Duininck Golf completes project at RTJ-designed course within two months.
Spring Run course reopens for play following Sanford’s renovation 19 November 2014

Spring Run course reopens for play following Sanford’s renovation

Architect speaks to GCA about project at Gordon G. Lewis design in Florida.
South Bend club hires Liddy for restoration masterplanning exercise 18 November 2014

South Bend club hires Liddy for restoration masterplanning exercise

Historic Indiana club plans greens recapture, tree removal and consistent bunkers.
First phase of Ipswich GC bunker renovation completed ahead of schedule 18 November 2014

First phase of Ipswich GC bunker renovation completed ahead of schedule

Martin Hawtree completes work on four holes at course designed by James Braid.
Opening of first links-style course in the Baltic region edges closer 17 November 2014

Opening of first links-style course in the Baltic region edges closer

Lassi Pekka Tilander’s Pärnu Bay design first of its kind in Estonia.
January reopening for Laguna Phuket after bunker and turf reduction project 17 November 2014

January reopening for Laguna Phuket after bunker and turf reduction project

Architect Paul Jansen leads renovation at pioneering integrated Thai golf resort.
Robbins and Lussier get go-ahead to complete course at Compass Pointe 14 November 2014

Robbins and Lussier get go-ahead to complete course at Compass Pointe

Unfinished 18-holer in North Carolina now likely to open in its entirety in 2015.
Improvements bring 40 per cent round increase at South Dakota course 14 November 2014

Improvements bring 40 per cent round increase at South Dakota course

Strong results after four years of renovation work at Bakker Crossing.
Bradley S. Klein announced as 2015 winner of the Donald Ross award 13 November 2014

Bradley S. Klein announced as 2015 winner of the Donald Ross award

ASGCA to present writer and former caddie with award at ceremony next March.
Three year timescale for Royal Norwich course relocation project 12 November 2014

Three year timescale for Royal Norwich course relocation project

Club members vote in favour of sale; planning app for new EGD course in spring
Florida course renovation aims to improve playability and sustainability 11 November 2014

Florida course renovation aims to improve playability and sustainability

Straka-led project at Oaks Club will provide shorter tees and ground game options.
US$2.2 million rebate from turf reduction at Los Angeles-area club 11 November 2014

US$2.2 million rebate from turf reduction at Los Angeles-area club

Architect O’Callaghan advises at Glendora; club aims to reduce water use by 25 per cent.
Upgrades made to golf facilities at The Biltmore Hotel 11 November 2014

Upgrades made to golf facilities at The Biltmore Hotel

Expanded practice areas and new artificial hitting stations introduced at Florida club.
Metropolitan Golf Club appoints Crafter & Mogford as consulting architects 11 November 2014

Metropolitan Golf Club appoints Crafter & Mogford as consulting architects

Firm’s first task is to oversee the redesign of practice facilities at Australian club.
Love firm to redesign Ocean course at Sea Pines in South Carolina 10 November 2014

Love firm to redesign Ocean course at Sea Pines in South Carolina

First course built on Hilton Head to get touch up from PGA Tour star’s practice.
Smyers completes extensive project at Fort Myers Country Club 5 November 2014

Smyers completes extensive project at Fort Myers Country Club

Architect breathes new life into Donald Ross-designed course in Florida.
New seeded variety of seashore paspalum making an impact 4 November 2014

New seeded variety of seashore paspalum making an impact

Pure Seed and Atlas Turf’s Pure Dynasty being used at golf projects around the world.
EGCOA set to unveil results of its VISION 2020 project at 2014 conference 31 October 2014

EGCOA set to unveil results of its VISION 2020 project at 2014 conference

Event to take place at Barcelona’s Real Club de Golf El Prat from 4-6 November.
East nine at Sawgrass Country Club reopens for play 30 October 2014

East nine at Sawgrass Country Club reopens for play

Robert Walker oversees second phase of three-year restoration at Florida club.
Paul Albanese overseeing progression of new course at Tatanka Golf Club 30 October 2014

Paul Albanese overseeing progression of new course at Tatanka Golf Club

Development at resort in Nebraska set to open for play next year.
Tom Doak set to carry out renovations to Goat Hill Park course 29 October 2014

Tom Doak set to carry out renovations to Goat Hill Park course

GCA speaks to John Ashworth about project to make enhancements to Californian muni.
Official opening of The Els Club Teluk Datai takes place in Malaysia 29 October 2014

Official opening of The Els Club Teluk Datai takes place in Malaysia

Course on Langwaki first of three Els Club developments set to open in country.
Schiffer and van Nieuwenhuizen collaborate for Azerbaijani golf centre 28 October 2014

Schiffer and van Nieuwenhuizen collaborate for Azerbaijani golf centre

Training and practice centre located within existing racecourse in city of Baku.
Bechtol oversees major renovation at The Golf Club of Texas 28 October 2014

Bechtol oversees major renovation at The Golf Club of Texas

Course becomes first in state to feature Zoysia grasses throughout.
White designs new nine hole facility as English golf centre starts transformation 28 October 2014

White designs new nine hole facility as English golf centre starts transformation

Bournemouth course plans multi-year rebuild and expansion of practice facility.
Norman hails newly-opened Bluffs course on Vietnamese coast 27 October 2014

Norman hails newly-opened Bluffs course on Vietnamese coast

‘True links’ could rank among world’s best, says Aussie golf legend.
New greens part of major upgrades to North Ryde Golf Club 24 October 2014

New greens part of major upgrades to North Ryde Golf Club

James Wilcher discusses additions at course near Sydney, Australia.
Course creator application helping architects make virtual designs a reality 23 October 2014

Course creator application helping architects make virtual designs a reality

HB Studios’ The Golf Club being adopted by design firms for day-to-day use.
New holes introduced at Hyderabad Golf Club course 22 October 2014

New holes introduced at Hyderabad Golf Club course

Some existing holes also rerouted as part of major project at Indian club.
ASGCA reveals 2014 Design Excellence Recognition Program recipients 21 October 2014

ASGCA reveals 2014 Design Excellence Recognition Program recipients

12 projects recognised at courses across the US and Asia.
Weiskopf nears completion of TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course renovation 17 October 2014

Weiskopf nears completion of TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course renovation

Course to reopen for play on 14 November following work by original architect.
New course opens for play at Assoufid Golf Club in Morocco 17 October 2014

New course opens for play at Assoufid Golf Club in Morocco

Niall Cameron’s debut design unveiled at resort near city of Marrakech.
Jeff Howes adds new holes at Rathfarnham Golf Club 16 October 2014

Jeff Howes adds new holes at Rathfarnham Golf Club

Irish architect leads project to bring course near Dublin up to full 18.
Kevin Norby enhances classic features at Bemidji Town and Country Club 15 October 2014

Kevin Norby enhances classic features at Bemidji Town and Country Club

Architect looking to boost membership through renovation of ‘golden age’ course.
Tom Fazio to renovate Kasumigaseki ahead of 2020 Olympics 13 October 2014

Tom Fazio to renovate Kasumigaseki ahead of 2020 Olympics

Report indicates architect appointed but unlikely to make ‘big, big changes’ to course.
Huxley Golf expands international presence with China launch 9 October 2014

Huxley Golf expands international presence with China launch

Song Tan and Chris Huang to lead company’s efforts in growing golfing market.
Wilczynski completes renovation work at Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club 9 October 2014

Wilczynski completes renovation work at Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club

Project includes design alterations to two holes at Florida course.
University of Minnesota course reno to incorporate new research programme 8 October 2014

University of Minnesota course reno to incorporate new research programme

Prof. Brian Horgan discusses building scholarship into the renovation process.
Long-delayed Bled renovation will finally start next spring 8 October 2014

Long-delayed Bled renovation will finally start next spring

Swan firm reappointed at Slovenian course after several years’ hiatus.
Pont and Boissonnas open two new greens at Le Touquet 8 October 2014

Pont and Boissonnas open two new greens at Le Touquet

Architects continuing long-term restoration programme at Colt’s La Mer.
Creative Golf Design begins multi-year renovation at Royal Blackheath 7 October 2014

Creative Golf Design begins multi-year renovation at Royal Blackheath

Ken Moodie supervises on range of improvements at historic London club.
Kris Spence Golf Design completes greens project at Tidewater Golf Club 6 October 2014

Kris Spence Golf Design completes greens project at Tidewater Golf Club

Improved drainage and custom soil profile part of work at South Carolina course.
New Bates-designed course opens for play at the Canyons Resort 2 October 2014

New Bates-designed course opens for play at the Canyons Resort

Prominent elevation changes feature at Utah resort’s 18-hole addition.
Work at Birch Hills Golf Club reaches final stages 30 September 2014

Work at Birch Hills Golf Club reaches final stages

Architect Casey O’Callaghan discusses redesign and upgrades to California course.
Nicklaus makes changes to fourteenth hole at PGA National’s Champion Course 26 September 2014

Nicklaus makes changes to fourteenth hole at PGA National’s Champion Course

Water brought into play and new bunkers on hole leading into the Bear Trap.
New golf course to be built on the African island of Zanzibar 26 September 2014

New golf course to be built on the African island of Zanzibar

Peter Matkovich to design nine hole course at The Sea Cliff Resort & Spa.
Seven year redesign and renovation project completed at Miskanaw GC 25 September 2014

Seven year redesign and renovation project completed at Miskanaw GC

New irrigation ponds also introduced at club in Canadian province of Alberta.
The Cliffs at Keowee Falls reopens following upgrade work 24 September 2014

The Cliffs at Keowee Falls reopens following upgrade work

Troy Vincent works with agronomist Jim Evans to carry out project.
Heron Point at The Sea Pines Resort reopens following Dye’s enhancements 23 September 2014

Heron Point at The Sea Pines Resort reopens following Dye’s enhancements

Greens enlarged and surrounds and contours softened at South Carolina course.
Trump Organisation announces new Dubai course 22 September 2014

Trump Organisation announces new Dubai course

Course to form part of DAMAC’s AKOYA Oxygen development.
Wilmington Municipal Golf Course set for October reopening 18 September 2014

Wilmington Municipal Golf Course set for October reopening

Fought’s renovation work close to completion at Donald Ross design in North Carolina.
Construction work starts on new golf course at JCB world HQ 18 September 2014

Construction work starts on new golf course at JCB world HQ

EGD architect Hiseman breaks ground on £30 million development in Staffordshire.
Renovations to Tarpon Springs Municipal Course close to completion 18 September 2014

Renovations to Tarpon Springs Municipal Course close to completion

20 September date set for reopening at Van Kleek and Stiles design in Florida.
Full Cry course to open at Keswick Hall next month 18 September 2014

Full Cry course to open at Keswick Hall next month

New 18-holer in Virginia opens alongside rerouting of Keswick GC course.
Sherman returns to renovate Mark Bostick course at University of Florida 18 September 2014

Sherman returns to renovate Mark Bostick course at University of Florida

Architect worked alongside Bobby Weed on 2001 rerouting of Donald Ross design.
Mickelson’s firm to design and build new Canadian course 18 September 2014

Mickelson’s firm to design and build new Canadian course

Project forms part of new family community being developed in state of Alberta.
Kite and Bechtol advise on renovations to River Place Country Club course 10 September 2014

Kite and Bechtol advise on renovations to River Place Country Club course

Architects return to help enhance features of Texas 18-holer.
Huxley Golf creates golf practice area at Help for Heroes recovery centre	9 September 2014

Huxley Golf creates golf practice area at Help for Heroes recovery centre

Chavasse VC House benefits from six-hole putting green and double bay cage net.
First phase of Wyndemere renovation project reaches completion 9 September 2014

First phase of Wyndemere renovation project reaches completion

Gold Course reopens with improvements to greens, fairways and irrigation.
Work to start on Kersewell Estate golf resort in Scotland 8 September 2014

Work to start on Kersewell Estate golf resort in Scotland

Championship golf course near Edinburgh is being designed by Scott Macpherson.
October reopening for Quinta do Lago’s new-look North course 5 September 2014

October reopening for Quinta do Lago’s new-look North course

Ryder Cup captain McGinley to open Welling-redesigned Portugal course.
Pinehurst reopens No. 2 with new Champion bermuda greens  5 September 2014

Pinehurst reopens No. 2 with new Champion bermuda greens

Two month closure after Opens; greens ‘firm, smooth and consistent’ says Farren.
Burnt Pine Golf Club course reopens following greens and bunker renovation 5 September 2014

Burnt Pine Golf Club course reopens following greens and bunker renovation

Work completed at Rees Jones’ design at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Fry/Straka begins renovation of the Heron Course at The Oaks Club 5 September 2014

Fry/Straka begins renovation of the Heron Course at The Oaks Club

New contouring and improved bunkers part of work at Willard C. Byrd design.
Significant irrigation reduction at Saddle Creek Resort course 4 September 2014

Significant irrigation reduction at Saddle Creek Resort course

Maintenance team makes number of adjustments to turf care practices.
Greenside bunker restoration takes place at The Country Club at DC Ranch 3 September 2014

Greenside bunker restoration takes place at The Country Club at DC Ranch

Work completed in 30 days at Scott Miller-designed course in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cuscowilla joins southern US march to ultradwarf bermuda greens 3 September 2014

Cuscowilla joins southern US march to ultradwarf bermuda greens

Georgia course regrasses with Champion and restores closely-mown surrounds.
Ault, Clark & Associates close to completing work at Shangri La Golf Club 29 August 2014

Ault, Clark & Associates close to completing work at Shangri La Golf Club

Course to reopen next spring following redesign of 18-holer in Oklahoma.
Greens to reopen for play at the Heritage Club Golf Course 27 August 2014

Greens to reopen for play at the Heritage Club Golf Course

Ten week project completed by Champion Turf Farms at course in North Carolina.
Duininck Golf completes renovation project at Edinburgh USA 22 August 2014

Duininck Golf completes renovation project at Edinburgh USA

Significant bunkering work carried out at Robert Trent Jones II-designed course.
STRI and Kanda Golf team up to deliver two educational workshops 21 August 2014

STRI and Kanda Golf team up to deliver two educational workshops

Presentations aim to help golf clubs grow revenues and reduce costs.
Pure Dynasty turfgrass now available on the global market 20 August 2014

Pure Dynasty turfgrass now available on the global market

New offering developed by Pure Seed and distributed by Atlas Turf International.
The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course reopens for play 20 August 2014

The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course reopens for play

Upgrades made to tees, bunkers, drainage and irrigation at Florida course.
18 August 2014

New course to be built on Caribbean island of Barbuda

Memorandum of understanding entered with developer for series of plans.
Qutab Golf Course to undergo major renovation project 18 August 2014

Qutab Golf Course to undergo major renovation project

Layout of India’s first public course near New Delhi set to change.
Jordan Golf Design hired to renovate Saratoga Spa State Park golf course 18 August 2014

Jordan Golf Design hired to renovate Saratoga Spa State Park golf course

Tenth green rebuild and extensive bunkering work to begin this autumn.
Colonial Country Club course to reopen following Gleason’s renovation 13 August 2014

Colonial Country Club course to reopen following Gleason’s renovation

Pinehurst-based architect also redesigns three holes at North Carolina course.
Stiff and Stephens start work on rebuild of 36 hole English pay and play 13 August 2014

Stiff and Stephens start work on rebuild of 36 hole English pay and play

Inert landfill help manage costs at Grey’s Green course in Oxfordshire.
Huxley Golf installs short game practice area at University of Stirling 12 August 2014

Huxley Golf installs short game practice area at University of Stirling

Putting and chipping green complements existing facilities at Scottish institution.
Ground broken for new Tom Watson Junior Golf Course in Missouri 11 August 2014

Ground broken for new Tom Watson Junior Golf Course in Missouri

Bob Gibbons and Bruce Twaddle discuss plans for nine-hole course.
Els firm appointed for renovation at US$2 billion Indonesian resort 8 August 2014

Els firm appointed for renovation at US$2 billion Indonesian resort

Revised course, with five new holes, at Lido in Java to open in early 2016.
Valhalla team uses Jacobsen equipment ahead of US PGA Championship 8 August 2014

Valhalla team uses Jacobsen equipment ahead of US PGA Championship

Superintendent Roger Meier prepares course with ECLIPSE walking green mowers.
TigerTurf implements artificial green for ‘extreme hole’ in New Zealand 7 August 2014

TigerTurf implements artificial green for ‘extreme hole’ in New Zealand

Company’s Arthur Parkin speaks to GCA about project on Cecil Peak.
Inverness completes restoration and improvement work with Hills & Forrest 7 August 2014

Inverness completes restoration and improvement work with Hills & Forrest

Four-time US Open host regrasses, restores greens to Ross’ original shapes.
Chigwell Golf Club replaces turf machinery with Toro equipment 6 August 2014

Chigwell Golf Club replaces turf machinery with Toro equipment

New greensmowers and rotary help improve cutting quality and after-cut appearance.
Tom Doak and Brian Slawnik to design reversible course in northern Michigan 5 August 2014

Tom Doak and Brian Slawnik to design reversible course in northern Michigan

Shaping to begin next month on latest project from Renaissance Golf team.
Redesigned fifth hole at Kauri Cliffs to open this month 5 August 2014

Redesigned fifth hole at Kauri Cliffs to open this month

Rees Jones makes changes at course on New Zealand’s North Island.
Construction of Tiger Woods firm’s design at Bluejack National underway 4 August 2014

Construction of Tiger Woods firm’s design at Bluejack National underway

First stage sees clearing and grading of front nine at new course in Texas.
Spring 2015 opening scheduled for Rees Jones’ prairie course 1 August 2014

Spring 2015 opening scheduled for Rees Jones’ prairie course

The Falls at Grand Falls & Casino Golf Resort progressing well.
Ruddy aims to ‘revitalise’ Colt’s classic Rosses Point at County Sligo 31 July 2014

Ruddy aims to ‘revitalise’ Colt’s classic Rosses Point at County Sligo

European Club architect to build new championship tees and extend greens.
Suppressing the ego and designing to please the boss 30 July 2014

Suppressing the ego and designing to please the boss

How some golf architects are able to design to fit the style of their employers.
Work begins on new nine-hole ‘throwback’ course in Virginia 28 July 2014

Work begins on new nine-hole ‘throwback’ course in Virginia

Brett Hochstein speaks to GCA about project and collaborating with Michael McCartin.
Jacobson Golf Course Design to renovate Glenview Park Golf Club 25 July 2014

Jacobson Golf Course Design to renovate Glenview Park Golf Club

Improvements being made to fairways, tees and greens at Illinois course.
Jacklin to help develop new par three course at Magnolia Park 25 July 2014

Jacklin to help develop new par three course at Magnolia Park

Former Major winner to offer advice and assistance at site in Buckinghamshire, UK.
Ron Kern completes first phase of Highland GC bunkering project 25 July 2014

Ron Kern completes first phase of Highland GC bunkering project

Architect discusses work at Indianapolis course with personal significance.
Richard Mandell adds strategic value and improves playability at Keller GC 24 July 2014

Richard Mandell adds strategic value and improves playability at Keller GC

Architect explains thinking behind Minnesota course renovation work.
October deadline for applicants to next intake of EIGCA training course 23 July 2014

October deadline for applicants to next intake of EIGCA training course

Two year vocational programme to start next April at annual meeting in Scotland.
22 July 2014

Tom Fazio to design course at new Las Vegas luxury community

18-holer to form part of development in the Summerlin area of the city.
MacGregor Downs Country Club course to benefit from range of improvements 22 July 2014

MacGregor Downs Country Club course to benefit from range of improvements

New owners commit to series of enhancements at North Carolina club.
Kananaskis Country Golf Course to be restored following flood damage 21 July 2014

Kananaskis Country Golf Course to be restored following flood damage

Government of Alberta commits to repairing Robert Trent Jones Sr design in Canada.
Huxley implements all-weather surfaces at Nike Performance Fitting Centre 21 July 2014

Huxley implements all-weather surfaces at Nike Performance Fitting Centre

New facility at Archerfield Links provides golfers with expert fitting and tuition.
New greens ready for play at Holiday Golf Course 17 July 2014

New greens ready for play at Holiday Golf Course

Barbaron firm helps introduce Tif Eagle to green complexes at Florida course.
Drew Rogers to renovate Willie Park Jr. design at Pine Lake Country Club 16 July 2014

Drew Rogers to renovate Willie Park Jr. design at Pine Lake Country Club

Architect using 1931 aerial photograph to shape work at course in Michigan.
Restoration project completed at Eaglewood Resort & Spa course 16 July 2014

Restoration project completed at Eaglewood Resort & Spa course

Recent work complements renovation work at Charles Maddox design near Chicago.
Composite course at Gullane planned for 2015 Scottish Open 15 July 2014

Composite course at Gullane planned for 2015 Scottish Open

East Lothian club, five times Open qualifying venue, to host first big pro event.
Wilmette Golf Club reopens for play following extensive renovation 15 July 2014

Wilmette Golf Club reopens for play following extensive renovation

Greg Martin discusses improvements to drainage and playability at Illinois course.
Lower nine at Pease Golf Course reopens following Booth’s redesign 14 July 2014

Lower nine at Pease Golf Course reopens following Booth’s redesign

Architect garners positive feedback for changes to routing at New Hampshire course.
Birkdale and Carnoustie named to host 2017 and 2018 Opens 14 July 2014

Birkdale and Carnoustie named to host 2017 and 2018 Opens

R&A announces returns to famed courses; St Andrews likely for 2020.
Far-flung sand supplier helps out Porthcawl Senior Open 11 July 2014

Far-flung sand supplier helps out Porthcawl Senior Open

Scottish-based firm sends topdressing material for championship prep.
Vision 2020 to top the agenda at the European Golf Business Conference 10 July 2014

Vision 2020 to top the agenda at the European Golf Business Conference

The EGCOA event is due to be held in Barcelona, Spain from 4-6 November.
Four year restoration of Colt’s design is completed at Tandridge 8 July 2014

Four year restoration of Colt’s design is completed at Tandridge

Frank Pont-led project sees dramatic bunkering reintroduced at English course.
Jackson and Kahn describe Malibu Golf Club redesign as ‘rare opportunity’ 4 July 2014

Jackson and Kahn describe Malibu Golf Club redesign as ‘rare opportunity’

Architect explains focus on environmental factors and sustainable golf development.
Fry/Straka selected for renovation of Little Mountain Country Club course 3 July 2014

Fry/Straka selected for renovation of Little Mountain Country Club course

Jason Straka returns to Ohio course for project, which includes bunker redesign.
Work underway on redesign of nine-hole course at Colwood Golf Center 3 July 2014

Work underway on redesign of nine-hole course at Colwood Golf Center

Project in Portland, Oregon, set to be completed by April next year.
Historic Keller Golf Course to reopen later this month 1 July 2014

Historic Keller Golf Course to reopen later this month

Work across course follows master plan drawn up by architect Richard Mandell.
Ashford Golf Club selects Mackenzie & Ebert to advise on course relocation 30 June 2014

Ashford Golf Club selects Mackenzie & Ebert to advise on course relocation

Design firm to assist UK club on plans for move to new site.
New Tony Jacklin signature course opens near Casablanca 27 June 2014

New Tony Jacklin signature course opens near Casablanca

18-hole Marco Martin and Blake Stirling design in Morocco opens to public.
West London Golf Centre nine-hole course to open 5 July 27 June 2014

West London Golf Centre nine-hole course to open 5 July

Bridgedown Group’s latest development to be unveiled to the public next weekend.
Jackson Kahn Design set to remodel Malibu Golf Club course 26 June 2014

Jackson Kahn Design set to remodel Malibu Golf Club course

Work likely to begin later this year at William Francis Bell design in California.
New bentgrass greens introduced at Donalda Club 26 June 2014

New bentgrass greens introduced at Donalda Club

Course near Toronto to reopen for play this weekend following ten-month closure.
Tripp Davis completes renovation of Oak Tree National course 25 June 2014

Tripp Davis completes renovation of Oak Tree National course

Architect restores tees and bunkers ahead of next month’s US Senior Open.
Green renovations set to get underway at The Heritage Club 24 June 2014

Green renovations set to get underway at The Heritage Club

Champion Turf Farms to begin work this week at course in North Carolina.
Crooked Tree course reopens following Arthur Hills firm’s redesign 24 June 2014

Crooked Tree course reopens following Arthur Hills firm’s redesign

Work completed on holes 16, 17 and 18 at Boyne-owned course in Michigan.
Mackenzie & Ebert to advise on Turnberry’s Ailsa course enhancements 24 June 2014

Mackenzie & Ebert to advise on Turnberry’s Ailsa course enhancements

Trump Organization selects design firm following purchase of Scottish resort.
Ian Andrew leading renovation work at Islington Golf Club 23 June 2014

Ian Andrew leading renovation work at Islington Golf Club

Architect helps Canadian course recover from extensive storm and cold damage.
Ray Hearn’s firm to restore and renovate Midlothian Country Club course 20 June 2014

Ray Hearn’s firm to restore and renovate Midlothian Country Club course

Architect discusses project at Tweedie-designed and Ross-redesigned course.
Renovations underway at Buffalo Creek Golf Course 20 June 2014

Renovations underway at Buffalo Creek Golf Course

Work being carried out on greens and bunkers at course in Florida.
Medinah opens Doak-redesigned Course One after 21 month project 18 June 2014

Medinah opens Doak-redesigned Course One after 21 month project

US$6.5 million rebuild for first course at historic Chicago country club.
New 18-hole course to open at Ramside Hall next month 18 June 2014

New 18-hole course to open at Ramside Hall next month

Jonathan Gaunt-designed Cathedral Course to open on 5 July in County Durham.
Playability, sustainability, pace are goals for Virginia course renovation 16 June 2014

Playability, sustainability, pace are goals for Virginia course renovation

Lester George project at Independence GC transforms popular daily fee course.
New holes confirmed for Portrush ahead of Open Championship 13 June 2014

New holes confirmed for Portrush ahead of Open Championship

R&A confirms details of Open’s return to Northern Ireland.
Mt. Prospect Golf Club to undergo extensive renovation project 12 June 2014

Mt. Prospect Golf Club to undergo extensive renovation project

Esler Design hired to evoke architectural roots of Illinois course.
Piza Golf Design completes extensive project at Las Parotas Golf Club 10 June 2014

Piza Golf Design completes extensive project at Las Parotas Golf Club

Architect Agustin Pizá discusses renovation and new layout of course in Mexico.
Six holes designed by Frank Pont open at De Dommel 5 June 2014

Six holes designed by Frank Pont open at De Dommel

New holes complement original Harry Colt nine at Dutch club.
Tom Doak and Ian Andrew to rebuild all greens at St George’s this summer 5 June 2014

Tom Doak and Ian Andrew to rebuild all greens at St George’s this summer

Project aims to return classic Canadian course to original Stanley Thompson design.
Ballyliffin opens new-look par three seventh on Glashedy course 5 June 2014

Ballyliffin opens new-look par three seventh on Glashedy course

Hole revamped over winter under supervision of original architect Pat Ruddy.
Developer Cameron Hall plans Newcastle course and five star hotel 4 June 2014

Developer Cameron Hall plans Newcastle course and five star hotel

English architect Jonathan Davison coming home to design Woolsington course.
Schmidt-Curley course built among dunes of the Gobi desert 4 June 2014

Schmidt-Curley course built among dunes of the Gobi desert

New design in Inner Mongolia will introduce Chinese golfers to the joys of links.
Huxley Golf to deliver all-weather putting green as part of Swingzone event 2 June 2014

Huxley Golf to deliver all-weather putting green as part of Swingzone event

PGA professionals to provide tuition at 2014 Open Championships using facility.
David Druzisky discusses Crane Creek Country Club renovation project 30 May 2014

David Druzisky discusses Crane Creek Country Club renovation project

Work on front nine holes part of major project at club in Idaho.
Renovation work begins at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club 29 May 2014

Renovation work begins at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club

Schmidt-Curley and Fred Couples return to course in Arizona for latest project.
New sixteenth hole opens at Woking Golf Club in Surrey 28 May 2014

New sixteenth hole opens at Woking Golf Club in Surrey

Tim Lobb helps recreate par-three at historic UK course.
Rees Jones visits Danzante Bay course at Villa del Palmar Resort 27 May 2014

Rees Jones visits Danzante Bay course at Villa del Palmar Resort

Architect heads to Mexico to see progress at new 18-holer near Loreto.
New course opens at Thailand’s Siam Country Club 23 May 2014

New course opens at Thailand’s Siam Country Club

18-hole Waterside course designed by IMG Design opens at resort near Pattaya.
Renovation completed at Stockton Seaview’s Bay course 22 May 2014

Renovation completed at Stockton Seaview’s Bay course

Work finalised ahead of next week’s Shoprite LPGA Classic at New Jersey course.
Forse Design to carry out significant renovations at Lebanon Country Club 22 May 2014

Forse Design to carry out significant renovations at Lebanon Country Club

Architect Jim Nagle discusses project on Findlay-designed course in Pennsylvania.
Wyoming’s Snake River course reopens after five-year closure 21 May 2014

Wyoming’s Snake River course reopens after five-year closure

Tom Weiskopf oversees renovations at one of his original designs.
Markland Wood Golf Club nears full recovery from flood and storm damage 21 May 2014

Markland Wood Golf Club nears full recovery from flood and storm damage

Architect Cam Tyers assists Canadian club with revitalisation project.
Hurdzan Golf Design to make improvements to Desert Willow course 20 May 2014

Hurdzan Golf Design to make improvements to Desert Willow course

Firm to phase work at Southern California resort over coming three to five years.
Hamilton Club appoints Mackenzie & Ebert to advise on course improvements 19 May 2014

Hamilton Club appoints Mackenzie & Ebert to advise on course improvements

Firm hired in advisory capacity for project at Harry Colt-design in Canada.
Architect Lundin builds lakeside par three course for Swedish club 19 May 2014

Architect Lundin builds lakeside par three course for Swedish club

Nine hole Vetlanda course project aims to help new golfers learn the game.
Fred Funk reveals plans for new RainDance National course in Colorado 16 May 2014

Fred Funk reveals plans for new RainDance National course in Colorado

Harrison Michew part of project team for PGA Tour winner’s first signature design.
15 May 2014

ASGCA grants Fellow status to three members at annual conference

Cary Bickler, Keith Evans and Michael Hurdzan granted honour at event.
How Ebert is transforming Troon ahead of the 2016 Open 14 May 2014

How Ebert is transforming Troon ahead of the 2016 Open

Adam Lawrence visits the historic Scottish course to view the work being carried out.
Billy Casper Golf unveils enhancements to Jennings Mill Country Club course 14 May 2014

Billy Casper Golf unveils enhancements to Jennings Mill Country Club course

Improved green surfaces and bunkering part of work at club in Georgia, US.
Second phase of Sawgrass Country Club renovation project underway	13 May 2014

Second phase of Sawgrass Country Club renovation project underway

Robert Walker overseeing work on East nine holes at course in Florida.
Lee Schmidt elected President of ASGCA at Tulsa meeting 13 May 2014

Lee Schmidt elected President of ASGCA at Tulsa meeting

Principal of Schmidt-Curley Design calls for problem solving designs.
Krause Golf Design completes renovation at Rheinblick Golf Course 9 May 2014

Krause Golf Design completes renovation at Rheinblick Golf Course

Improvements at German club include reconstructed greens and enhanced fairways.
Renovation of Melbourne Course at Brocket Hall to begin this summer 9 May 2014

Renovation of Melbourne Course at Brocket Hall to begin this summer

Project at historic UK site to be led by Golden Age Golf Architecture’s Guy Hockley.
8 May 2014

Fjallman reflects on positive feedback following EIGCA Conference week

Swede re-elected as EIGCA president for second year at institute’s annual meeting.
Five years on from opening, the Renaissance Club is at a critical point 8 May 2014

Five years on from opening, the Renaissance Club is at a critical point

Jerry Sarvadi discusses his Scottish project with Adam Lawrence.
Huxley Golf upgrades practice tees at St Andrews’ Castle Course 7 May 2014

Huxley Golf upgrades practice tees at St Andrews’ Castle Course

Firm introduces Golf Premier Tee Turf 2 to practice facility at historic Scottish site.
Cherkley Court course wins appeal over planning consent 7 May 2014

Cherkley Court course wins appeal over planning consent

Developers to proceed with exclusive club at former Beaverbrook estate.
New Tripp Davis-designed short course opens in Texas 6 May 2014

New Tripp Davis-designed short course opens in Texas

Designer describes The Proving Grounds near Dallas as his ‘most unique design’.
Quivira Golf Club in Los Cabos to open this October 6 May 2014

Quivira Golf Club in Los Cabos to open this October

New course the sixth Nicklaus design to open at Mexican resort.
2 May 2014

KPMG releases results of golf course development cost survey

Developing a new course in EMA region costs 6 million euros, says consultancy firm.
Woods’ practice to design Houston course in new residential community 1 May 2014

Woods’ practice to design Houston course in new residential community

After many delays, Bluejack National set to be first US Tiger-branded course.
Potomac Shores Golf Club in Virginia to open 5 May 30 April 2014

Potomac Shores Golf Club in Virginia to open 5 May

Course to be first publicly accessible Jack Nicklaus signature design in the area.
Donald Trump purchases Turnberry golf resort for a reported £35.7 million 30 April 2014

Donald Trump purchases Turnberry golf resort for a reported £35.7 million

Acquisition makes Trump’s ambition to host an Open a close reality.
Renovations set to begin later this year at Crane Creek Country Club 29 April 2014

Renovations set to begin later this year at Crane Creek Country Club

Architect Dave Druzisky finalising design for front nine holes of Idaho course.
New Dye course to open later this year at Keswick Hall in Virginia 25 April 2014

New Dye course to open later this year at Keswick Hall in Virginia

Latest routing replaces existing Fred Findlay design at site in Charlottesville.
Dornoch implements smartphone-based pin location application 24 April 2014

Dornoch implements smartphone-based pin location application

MyPinPoint solution provides ‘far better service’ says GM of Scottish club.
Jerry Pate Design to lead renovation at The Preserve Golf Club 24 April 2014

Jerry Pate Design to lead renovation at The Preserve Golf Club

Greens to be rebuilt and new bunkers added at course in Mississippi.
The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip course opens for preview play 24 April 2014

The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip course opens for preview play

Grand opening for Greg Norman design in Vietnam set for later this year.
Achieving success through continuous improvement at Ekerum 23 April 2014

Achieving success through continuous improvement at Ekerum

Adam Lawrence looks at how the Swedish golf resort is staying ahead of the game.
Wilmington Municipal course renovations given green light 22 April 2014

Wilmington Municipal course renovations given green light

John Fought discusses project at original Donald Ross design on Atlantic coast.
Estonian Golf Club achieves certified status from GEO 17 April 2014

Estonian Golf Club achieves certified status from GEO

Prestigious international sustainability award for Baltic golf course.
A new start for one of golf architecture’s powerhouses 17 April 2014

A new start for one of golf architecture’s powerhouses

Thad Layton and Brandon Johnson are leading a new era for Arnold Palmer’s firm.
University of New Mexico North course reopens following renovation work 16 April 2014

University of New Mexico North course reopens following renovation work

Staples Golf assists in project with focus on irrigation at course in Albuquerque.
Vero Beach Country Club upgrades bridge structure on course 16 April 2014

Vero Beach Country Club upgrades bridge structure on course

Florida club replaces two existing 20-year-old models with aluminium version.
Montenegro developer launches golf in schools programme 15 April 2014

Montenegro developer launches golf in schools programme

Royal Montenegro owner seeks to promote golf among youth of Balkan country.
Holes reopen at Port Jefferson Country Club following renovation work 15 April 2014

Holes reopen at Port Jefferson Country Club following renovation work

Back nine now open with front nine soon to follow at Long Island club.
Carrick Design to restore bunkering at Cataraqui Golf and Country Club 10 April 2014

Carrick Design to restore bunkering at Cataraqui Golf and Country Club

Doug Carrick discusses work at course on shore of Lake Ontario.
The Shire London completes £120,000 club-wide upgrades 10 April 2014

The Shire London completes £120,000 club-wide upgrades

Extensive bunker remodeling carried out on The Ballesteros Masters Course.
Noria Golf Club near Marrakech opens for play 9 April 2014

Noria Golf Club near Marrakech opens for play

Hills Forrest design in Morocco to be managed by Braemar Golf.
Construction begins on second nine holes at Westham Golf Club 9 April 2014

Construction begins on second nine holes at Westham Golf Club

Spring 2015 opening planned for course designed by Nicklaus Design and Tom Clark.
Lester George to lead renovation of Independence Golf Club course 8 April 2014

Lester George to lead renovation of Independence Golf Club course

Work on Fazio-designed course in Virginia part of club-wide expansion project.
The National at Reynolds Plantation reopens following extensive renovation 7 April 2014

The National at Reynolds Plantation reopens following extensive renovation

Billy Fuller works closely with original designer Tom Fazio on project in Georgia.
Swan Golf Designs helps bring golf to disadvantaged children 4 April 2014

Swan Golf Designs helps bring golf to disadvantaged children

The Endeavour School uses SNAG kit to help develop golfing and social skills.
Frank Pont to oversee restoration of Camberley Heath Golf Club course	3 April 2014

Frank Pont to oversee restoration of Camberley Heath Golf Club course

Work at 100 year old Harry Colt course to focus on restoring the bunkers.
Gary Player’s firm to redesign Beijing’s Tianzhu Golf & Country Club course 3 April 2014

Gary Player’s firm to redesign Beijing’s Tianzhu Golf & Country Club course

27-holer to be completely rerouted with aim of hosting international tournaments.
Els Club Teluk Datai to reopen following redesign work 31 March 2014

Els Club Teluk Datai to reopen following redesign work

Malaysian course ready for play following project led by South African’s design firm.
‘Executive 9’ course to open at Woodland Hills next autumn 28 March 2014

‘Executive 9’ course to open at Woodland Hills next autumn

Rounds to take less than an hour at par 31 course near Des Moines, Iowa.
Tripp Davis completes masterplan for Rumson Country Club course restoration 27 March 2014

Tripp Davis completes masterplan for Rumson Country Club course restoration

Historic New Jersey course suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
New West London course to open later this year 25 March 2014

New West London course to open later this year

Nine holer in Northolt developed by team behind The Shire and Dye London.
Next phase of South Shore Harbour course renovation underway 24 March 2014

Next phase of South Shore Harbour course renovation underway

Sequoia Greenscapes leading project at course in League City, Texas.
Poppy Hills reopens as Robert Trent Jones II completes renovation 21 March 2014

Poppy Hills reopens as Robert Trent Jones II completes renovation

Course in California to host the Champions Tour Nature Valley Open this September.
The Rookery course at Florida’s Marco Island Marriott to undergo renovations 20 March 2014

The Rookery course at Florida’s Marco Island Marriott to undergo renovations

Jacobsen Hardy firm to work on 18-holer designed by Robert Cupp Jr.
EIGCA 2014 annual conference to focus on ‘golf for all’ 19 March 2014

EIGCA 2014 annual conference to focus on ‘golf for all’

Event in Portugal to look at increasing participation across a wider demographic.
Thorpeness Golf Club solves compaction problems with Terralift machine 18 March 2014

Thorpeness Golf Club solves compaction problems with Terralift machine

Terrain Aeration’s product helps course in Suffolk clear build-up beneath greens.
Rees Jones’ firm to renovate Monster course in New York state 17 March 2014

Rees Jones’ firm to renovate Monster course in New York state

Work to begin on course at former Concord resort following purchase by EPR Properties.
GEO certification acknowledges Turnberry’s sustainability efforts 13 March 2014

GEO certification acknowledges Turnberry’s sustainability efforts

Open Championship host resort achieves prestigious ecolabel across 800 acre property.
Preliminary planning consent for new Oregon golf course 13 March 2014

Preliminary planning consent for new Oregon golf course

Pacific Gales could start construction this summer after county grants initial permits.
List of speakers revealed for 2014 HSBC Golf Business Forum 12 March 2014

List of speakers revealed for 2014 HSBC Golf Business Forum

Big names announced for April event, taking place at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club.
Blume reveals plans for renovation of second nine at Sugar Creek Country Club 10 March 2014

Blume reveals plans for renovation of second nine at Sugar Creek Country Club

Latest project follows 2013 work on Robert Trent Jones Sr. design in Texas.
Wollongong Golf Club set to open new holes following Ross Watson’s redesign 7 March 2014

Wollongong Golf Club set to open new holes following Ross Watson’s redesign

April reopening expected following work on numerous holes at Australian course.
Schmidt-Curley breaks ground on first Myanmar project 5 March 2014

Schmidt-Curley breaks ground on first Myanmar project

Mandalay Myotha Golf Club to feature 8,000-yard course and golf academy.
Huxley Golf completes all-weather nine-hole course in Austria 4 March 2014

Huxley Golf completes all-weather nine-hole course in Austria

Modern Golf near Graz offers all-round play and will host range of community events.
Cupp begins renovation of Emerald Bay Golf Club in Florida 3 March 2014

Cupp begins renovation of Emerald Bay Golf Club in Florida

Original architect working alongside Southeastern Golf on latest project.
International Turf Company to provide agronomy services to JCB course project 27 February 2014

International Turf Company to provide agronomy services to JCB course project

Jonathan Pendry to advise on soils management and hydrology on EGD project.
Official debut for Macpherson and Turner’s redesigned Royal Wellington 26 February 2014

Official debut for Macpherson and Turner’s redesigned Royal Wellington

‘Clearly one of the best in Australasia’, says R&A captain at grand opening event.
Renovation work close to completion at Stockton Seaview’s Bay Course 26 February 2014

Renovation work close to completion at Stockton Seaview’s Bay Course

Total Turf carry out work at 2014 ShopRite LPGA Classic host course.
Nine hole addition to debut this autumn at Modry Las in Poland 26 February 2014

Nine hole addition to debut this autumn at Modry Las in Poland

Fifth season to see addition of ‘championship course in miniature’, plus real estate.
Municipal courses: spreading the gospel of golf for over a century 25 February 2014

Municipal courses: spreading the gospel of golf for over a century

What is the future for the muni in today’s golf market? Adam Lawrence investigates.
Steve Smyers to rebuild historic Donald Ross course in southern Florida 25 February 2014

Steve Smyers to rebuild historic Donald Ross course in southern Florida

US$6 million Fort Myers project will create ‘a new golf course’, says architect.
‘Entirely organic’ management regime for New Zealand practice facility 24 February 2014

‘Entirely organic’ management regime for New Zealand practice facility

Scottish consultants Pendry and Le Sueur collaborate on private South Island project.
24 February 2014

Nicklaus’ firm to redesign The Experience at Koele golf course

Front nine and back nine to be switched at Hawaii 18 holer.
New nine-hole short course to open at Regent Park Golf Club near Bolton 20 February 2014

New nine-hole short course to open at Regent Park Golf Club near Bolton

Dave Thomas Limited developing par-27 course set to be completed this summer.
Harradine to design nine hole seaside course in new Oman development 20 February 2014

Harradine to design nine hole seaside course in new Oman development

Large natural sand dunes characterise site for course in town of Qurayyat.
Richardson’s rebuild of Palo Alto municipal course to start in the spring 19 February 2014

Richardson’s rebuild of Palo Alto municipal course to start in the spring

Historic public course to be transformed to accommodate city flood control programme.
George gets green light for second course at Chinese club 18 February 2014

George gets green light for second course at Chinese club

Project, on hold 18 months, will add private course to Lushan club in Jiangxi province.
Hanse checks construction progress on Trump Dubai course 17 February 2014

Hanse checks construction progress on Trump Dubai course

Some holes already grassed, others being shaped, as architect pays project a visit.
Troon to manage Potomac Shores Golf Club, set to open spring 2014 17 February 2014

Troon to manage Potomac Shores Golf Club, set to open spring 2014

New Jack Nicklaus Signature Design in Virginia described as a ‘masterpiece’.
Steve Smyers’ first South American course set to be completed later this year 14 February 2014

Steve Smyers’ first South American course set to be completed later this year

Costa Jama in Ecuador takes number of continents worked on by firm to six.
13 February 2014

Fifth Annual Symposium on Affordable Golf to take place in California

Dick Rugge and Rhett Evans to speak at two-day event beginning 31 March.
Althaus and Nelson combine for more alterations at German island club 13 February 2014

Althaus and Nelson combine for more alterations at German island club

High water table creates engineering challenge for new holes at Golf Club Föhr.
Engh completes bulk earthworks at Minot club in North Dakota 13 February 2014

Engh completes bulk earthworks at Minot club in North Dakota

Spring 2015 opening for new course replacing one lost to floods in 2011.
Two year project to restore historic Leeds Castle course 12 February 2014

Two year project to restore historic Leeds Castle course

Iconic opening hole around castle’s moat will be reinstated by architect Walker.
Work begins at University of New Mexico’s North Course 11 February 2014

Work begins at University of New Mexico’s North Course

Staples Golf to help improve irrigation and reclaim lost areas at Albuquerque site.
Bankrupt Doonbeg course becomes newest addition to Trump collection 11 February 2014

Bankrupt Doonbeg course becomes newest addition to Trump collection

Norman-designed west of Ireland course acquired from receiver by US mogul.
Tripp Davis’ firm completes renovation master plan for Engineers Country Club 10 February 2014

Tripp Davis’ firm completes renovation master plan for Engineers Country Club

Former Merion superintendent Matt Stoy joins project team at Long Island club.
Hills Club uses Ransomes Jacobsen equipment to prepare for busy summer 7 February 2014

Hills Club uses Ransomes Jacobsen equipment to prepare for busy summer

Four holes currently being rebuilt at Swedish course to reopen later this year.
Private Maldives island opens ‘world’s most exclusive’ golf academy 6 February 2014

Private Maldives island opens ‘world’s most exclusive’ golf academy

Management firm Troon operating Velaa Private Island resort’s academy facility.
Swan Golf Designs returns to Karnataka to review renovation project 5 February 2014

Swan Golf Designs returns to Karnataka to review renovation project

Firm solves severe flooding problems which caused annual closures at India course.
Ground is broken at Atlantic Beach Country Club in northern Florida 3 February 2014

Ground is broken at Atlantic Beach Country Club in northern Florida

Environmental factors to be part of infrastructure at Erik Larsen-designed course.
ASGCA announces passing of former president Larry Packard, aged 101 31 January 2014

ASGCA announces passing of former president Larry Packard, aged 101

Rick Robbins describes Innisbrook’s Copperhead designer as a ‘pioneer’.
Spectacular finishing holes promised at forthcoming JCB course 31 January 2014

Spectacular finishing holes promised at forthcoming JCB course

Adam Lawrence reports on a visit to the planned JCB golf course in central England.
Joakimides-designed course now in construction at Navarrenx 31 January 2014

Joakimides-designed course now in construction at Navarrenx

Main eighteen to be accompanied by short nine-hole course at site in the south of France.
Weiskopf firm to start major renovation of TPC Scottsdale 31 January 2014

Weiskopf firm to start major renovation of TPC Scottsdale

US$9 million revamp for 27-year old course starts after Waste Management event.
Dramatic changes in progress at Cornish golf course 31 January 2014

Dramatic changes in progress at Cornish golf course

New ownership revitalising bankrupt Point at Polzeath with help from architect Tim Lobb.
Plans to improve Cape Cod’s Dennis courses given go-ahead 30 January 2014

Plans to improve Cape Cod’s Dennis courses given go-ahead

Robert McNeil to improve playability and pace of play at Dennis Pines and Highlands.
Rick Robbins to lead ASGCA discussion panel at Golf Industry Show 30 January 2014

Rick Robbins to lead ASGCA discussion panel at Golf Industry Show

Society president to be joined by Lester George and Jason Straka at Orlando event.
Ackerman Hills to undergo renovation as course aims to become part of Dye Trail 29 January 2014

Ackerman Hills to undergo renovation as course aims to become part of Dye Trail

Dye’s firm to carry out work on course at Purdue University campus in Indiana.
3D modelling firm to produce maps for Monterey Peninsula renovation 29 January 2014

3D modelling firm to produce maps for Monterey Peninsula renovation

GeoGolf will provide topo maps and aerial imagery of both courses at California club.
‘World class’ course planned for southern Nigerian city 29 January 2014

‘World class’ course planned for southern Nigerian city

SA architect O’Friel to design Port Harcourt course, part of huge new city development.
Rees Jones’ firm working on major project at new Caribbean Aman Resort 28 January 2014

Rees Jones’ firm working on major project at new Caribbean Aman Resort

Bryce Swanson discusses work to reroute and renovate Robert Trent Jones-designed course.
Mackenzie-rebuilt third at Royal Dornoch will reopen in March 28 January 2014

Mackenzie-rebuilt third at Royal Dornoch will reopen in March

Safety concerns drive changes but architect returns hole to similar strategy as in the past.
Nine-hole course designed by John Olenoski opens at Tagaytay Highlands 27 January 2014

Nine-hole course designed by John Olenoski opens at Tagaytay Highlands

Architect working on plans for further nine holes at resort in the Philippines.
Jemsek discusses renovation project at Colombia’s Caujaral Club 23 January 2014

Jemsek discusses renovation project at Colombia’s Caujaral Club

Architect to lead reconstruction of Joe Lee-designed course on Atlantic coast.
Huxley Golf completes short practice game area at Club La Santa 23 January 2014

Huxley Golf completes short practice game area at Club La Santa

All-weather putting green, pitching green and practice nets installed at Lanzarote resort.
Developers reaffirm commitment to UK’s first Dye course at Bury Farm 21 January 2014

Developers reaffirm commitment to UK’s first Dye course at Bury Farm

Ceri Menai Davis claims to be ‘very happy with how the application is proceeding’.
Redevelopment project at Carbrook completed following flood damage 20 January 2014

Redevelopment project at Carbrook completed following flood damage

Tenth hole at course in Queensland, Australia, ready for play after reconstruction work.
Major Dan Rooney to receive ASGCA’s 2014 Donald Ross honour 20 January 2014

Major Dan Rooney to receive ASGCA’s 2014 Donald Ross honour

Founder of Folds of Honor foundation to receive award at May’s annual meeting.
Streamsong resort opens 216-bedroom luxury lodge 17 January 2014

Streamsong resort opens 216-bedroom luxury lodge

Remote Florida golf resort completes major expansion with on-site accommodation.
Abu Dhabi golf tourism figures show large increase over 2012 17 January 2014

Abu Dhabi golf tourism figures show large increase over 2012

Near 50 per cent increase in rounds played by overseas visitors to Emirate in 2013.
Norby’s restoration of Coal Creek Golf Course moving forwards 16 January 2014

Norby’s restoration of Coal Creek Golf Course moving forwards

Renovation work at storm-damaged Colorado course could begin as soon as February.
Glen helps Genzon club prepare for its first Volvo China Open 16 January 2014

Glen helps Genzon club prepare for its first Volvo China Open

Scottish architect prepares landscape plan for Shenzhen club in advance of April event.
Pacific Coast Design lays out masterplan for Eagleburg Golf Resort course 16 January 2014

Pacific Coast Design lays out masterplan for Eagleburg Golf Resort course

Construction of new resort in India being overseen by family of the late Ashok Kumar.
Sanford Golf Design to resume construction at Hacienda Bay 15 January 2014

Sanford Golf Design to resume construction at Hacienda Bay

Shorter course part of project plan for resort on Egypt’s north coast.
Second Open venue gains sustainability certification from GEO 15 January 2014

Second Open venue gains sustainability certification from GEO

Carnoustie applauded for long-term restoration of links landscape and sward.
Second phase of reconstruction complete at historic Royal Mid-Surrey 13 January 2014

Second phase of reconstruction complete at historic Royal Mid-Surrey

Architect Ebert and contractor Abbotts replicate Taylor ‘alpinisation’ at London club.
New MyPinPoint app ‘revolutionises provision of hole locations’ 13 January 2014

New MyPinPoint app ‘revolutionises provision of hole locations’

Smartphone solution enables ‘greenkeeper to golfer’ automation of pin information.
MetroWest Golf Club reopens as US$1.5 million renovation reaches completion 10 January 2014

MetroWest Golf Club reopens as US$1.5 million renovation reaches completion

Billy Fuller Golf completes project at Robert Trent Jones Sr. design in Florida.
Marriott launches global environmental sustainability programme 10 January 2014

Marriott launches global environmental sustainability programme

Sixty courses to achieve certification by end of 2014, says leading hotel and golf operator.
Equipment manufacturer JCB to build new course near English HQ 10 January 2014

Equipment manufacturer JCB to build new course near English HQ

European Golf Design’s Robin Hiseman to create Staffordshire parkland course.
Dusenberry Designs to renovate Keney Park Golf Course 9 January 2014

Dusenberry Designs to renovate Keney Park Golf Course

Matthew Dusenberry to work alongside Tad Burnett to rejuvenate Connecticut course.
Coore and Crenshaw named as architects for first Sand Valley course 8 January 2014

Coore and Crenshaw named as architects for first Sand Valley course

Construction of Mike Keiser’s project in Wisconsin set to begin later in the year.
Newly rebuilt Poppy Hills scheduled to reopen in April 7 January 2014

Newly rebuilt Poppy Hills scheduled to reopen in April

Work by Robert Trent Jones II firm includes softening doglegs and sand capped fairways.
Bates completes major renovation of Seagate Country Club course 6 January 2014

Bates completes major renovation of Seagate Country Club course

Architect works alongside Jeff Sluman to revitalise Joe Lee design in Florida.
Sanford Golf Design begins major rebuild at Bonita Springs course 20 December 2013

Sanford Golf Design begins major rebuild at Bonita Springs course

Spring Run Golf Club to undergo extensive work to irrigation and drainage systems.
Ramsey-designed Anvaya Cove course in the Philippines opens for play 19 December 2013

Ramsey-designed Anvaya Cove course in the Philippines opens for play

Architect describes holes eleven, twelve and thirteen as forming ‘our own Amen Corner’.
Possible windfall for UK golf clubs as Bridport wins VAT case 19 December 2013

Possible windfall for UK golf clubs as Bridport wins VAT case

European Court win could see years of VAT returned to member-owned clubs.
Trump’s Blue Monster reopens following Gil Hanse’s rebuild 17 December 2013

Trump’s Blue Monster reopens following Gil Hanse’s rebuild

Owner describes course as ‘brand-new’ following work by Olympic architect.
‘Forward-looking’ Swedish club completes first phase of renovation 16 December 2013

‘Forward-looking’ Swedish club completes first phase of renovation

Danish architect Caspar Grauballe aims to introduce heathland feel at sandy Falkenberg.
Rees Jones and Bill Bergin complete renovation at Winter Haven 16 December 2013

Rees Jones and Bill Bergin complete renovation at Winter Haven

Course at The Country Club of Winter Haven reopens with five new holes.
How to make clubhouses run more efficiently, without blowing the budget 13 December 2013

How to make clubhouses run more efficiently, without blowing the budget

Adam Lawrence looks into the innovations clubs are using to increase business.
Swan continues safety improvement work at Nefyn & District 13 December 2013

Swan continues safety improvement work at Nefyn & District

New green designed to direct play away from recently constructed lifeboat station.
Japanese architects’ society celebrates twentieth anniversary 10 December 2013

Japanese architects’ society celebrates twentieth anniversary

Signs of long-awaited growth in country’s golf industry, according to local sources.
First phase of Walker’s renovation at Sawgrass Country Club completed 10 December 2013

First phase of Walker’s renovation at Sawgrass Country Club completed

West nine open to public at Florida course originally designed by Ed Seay.
BallenIsles Country Club’s North course to reopen following redesign 9 December 2013

BallenIsles Country Club’s North course to reopen following redesign

Kipp Schulties leads US$5 million project on original Joe Lee design in Florida.
Despite recent economic woes, Carne is bringing prosperity to Western Ireland 5 December 2013

Despite recent economic woes, Carne is bringing prosperity to Western Ireland

Adam Lawrence looks at the benefits the new nine at Carne Golf Links is yielding.
Martin Ebert preparing Royal Troon course for 2016 Open 4 December 2013

Martin Ebert preparing Royal Troon course for 2016 Open

Tree removal, dune building, new tees and bunker changes as club plans for ninth Open.
‘Positive response’ to Hoylake golf resort proposal, says council 2 December 2013

‘Positive response’ to Hoylake golf resort proposal, says council

Local authority hopes to announce partner for 300 acre development site at 2014 Open.
New book profiles Javier Arana, Spain’s greatest golf course designer 2 December 2013

New book profiles Javier Arana, Spain’s greatest golf course designer

Golf historian Erhardt publishes study of designer of El Saler, Neguri & Club de Campo.
Palm Beach Gardens Muni to reopen following six month renovation project 2 December 2013

Palm Beach Gardens Muni to reopen following six month renovation project

Burnett and Dusenberry improve drainage, tees and fairways at Florida course.
Renovation aims to make Swedish course a multifunctional facility 28 November 2013

Renovation aims to make Swedish course a multifunctional facility

Lundin wants to speed play and make Örebro course more flexible for families.
Beau Welling draws up major renovation plans for Quinta do Lago North course 28 November 2013

Beau Welling draws up major renovation plans for Quinta do Lago North course

Greens, bunkers and tees to be rebuilt as part of project at resort in the Algarve.
Fought begins renovation plans for Wilmington Municipal course 27 November 2013

Fought begins renovation plans for Wilmington Municipal course

Architect to have access to original Donald Ross sketches and notes.
Sewailo Golf Club in Tucson, Arizona, ready for play 26 November 2013

Sewailo Golf Club in Tucson, Arizona, ready for play

Course designed by Notah Begay III and Ty Butler to open on 12 December.
British pay and play course earns accreditation from GEO 22 November 2013

British pay and play course earns accreditation from GEO

Abbey Hill one of first daily fee courses to win prestigious sustainability ecolabel.
Indian course set for upgrade to international standard 22 November 2013

Indian course set for upgrade to international standard

Move of army camp will free up land for expansion of Pahalgam course in Kashmir.
Construction of Hemstock-designed Kovai Hills course completed in India 22 November 2013

Construction of Hemstock-designed Kovai Hills course completed in India

Eighteen holer forms part of complex featuring short course and golf academy.
Dana Fry-designed Royal Park I Roveri opens for play 21 November 2013

Dana Fry-designed Royal Park I Roveri opens for play

Flat and open course near Turin complements existing Robert Trent Jones Sr design on site.
Camelback resort in Scottsdale opens environment-friendly Ambiente course 21 November 2013

Camelback resort in Scottsdale opens environment-friendly Ambiente course

Straka reinvention of former Indian Bend will use 50 per cent less chemicals and fossil fuels.
Melia to operate hotel at US$4 billion Baha Mar resort in Nassau 21 November 2013

Melia to operate hotel at US$4 billion Baha Mar resort in Nassau

Nicklaus-designed Royal Blue course will be completed in new year for December opening.
Three more links courses coming to southern Oregon coastline? 21 November 2013

Three more links courses coming to southern Oregon coastline?

Pacific Gales project launched as Keiser wins approval for Bandon Links land swap.
EIGCA graduates make study tour of Scottish classics 20 November 2013

EIGCA graduates make study tour of Scottish classics

Course design trainees visit St Andrews and Elie as part of vocational qualification.
Städler Golf Courses to add nine holes at Armada Golf Club 20 November 2013

Städler Golf Courses to add nine holes at Armada Golf Club

Christoph Städler draws out plans for new holes at club in Bytom, Poland.
Hotel owner proposes new golf course for Arizona city 20 November 2013

Hotel owner proposes new golf course for Arizona city

537-acre Little America development in Flagstaff could be derailed by water concerns.
Louisville opens new nine hole First Tee beginners’ course 19 November 2013

Louisville opens new nine hole First Tee beginners’ course

Equipment gift from manufacturer Jacobsen aids golf development in Kentucky city.
19 November 2013

New course commissioned for construction in southern Sri Lanka

Project funded by Chinese government with course part of new resort near Mattala.
Carrick Design hired for new oceanside ‘links-style course’ in China 18 November 2013

Carrick Design hired for new oceanside ‘links-style course’ in China

Yellow Sea views will go with bump and run favouring conditions at windy Dalian site.
Davey Shearer completes redesign and renovation at Rottnest Island course 15 November 2013

Davey Shearer completes redesign and renovation at Rottnest Island course

New grassed tees and ‘sand scrape’ greens replaced as part of project in Australia.
Nine new holes under construction at Langesø Golf Club 15 November 2013

Nine new holes under construction at Langesø Golf Club

Topography of Danish course ‘reminiscent of Sunningdale’, says architect Spogárd.
Spectacular oceanside South Cape course opens in Korea 14 November 2013

Spectacular oceanside South Cape course opens in Korea

Kyle Phillips' much-awaited clifftop course has hints of Pebble Beach and Cypress Point.
Canadian architect Mingay recreating Hugh Alison’s style at York Downs 14 November 2013

Canadian architect Mingay recreating Hugh Alison’s style at York Downs

Extensive renovation at Toronto club will connect course to legendary architect.
Strawberry Hill Golf Club gets new Huxley Golf practice facilities 13 November 2013

Strawberry Hill Golf Club gets new Huxley Golf practice facilities

Practice tee and caged nets installed as part of London’s Olympic legacy programme.
Makai resort speeds pace of play after introduction of new programme 13 November 2013

Makai resort speeds pace of play after introduction of new programme

Time par, catch-up tees and early slots for fast players improve pace at Hawaii course.
Drainage project is successfully concluded at Clitheroe GC 13 November 2013

Drainage project is successfully concluded at Clitheroe GC

Bad weather during 2012 caused long delays for now-finished improvement project.
Historic La Costa ready to debut renovated Legends course 12 November 2013

Historic La Costa ready to debut renovated Legends course

Pascuzzo and Brauer complete their second major overhaul at southern California resort.
Harradine launches Emirates’ first dedicated putting course 12 November 2013

Harradine launches Emirates’ first dedicated putting course

Eighteen hole putting course at Dubai Creek club to challenge all levels of golfers.
Six year labour of love at Hollinger’s course in ‘China’s Yosemite’ 11 November 2013

Six year labour of love at Hollinger’s course in ‘China’s Yosemite’

Mountainous course in western Sichuan province will be part of Banyan Tree resort.
Colligan Golf Design lays out new short course plans at Rockwood Golf Course 8 November 2013

Colligan Golf Design lays out new short course plans at Rockwood Golf Course

New short course will help The First Tee to teach essential life skills to local youngsters.
‘No opportunity to take a breath’ at mountainous Jangsu course 8 November 2013

‘No opportunity to take a breath’ at mountainous Jangsu course

Three hours from Seoul, American architect Jim Engh opens his first course in Korea.
7 November 2013

Ground broken at Landa Park Golf Course as renovation gets underway

Heritage Links to carry out construction work at course in New Braunfels, Texas.
Vietnam course helps improve the quality of local water supplies 7 November 2013

Vietnam course helps improve the quality of local water supplies

Water purification equipment supplied by Laguna Lang Co at work in local schools.
Mingay finishes first phase of Derrick Club course reconstruction 7 November 2013

Mingay finishes first phase of Derrick Club course reconstruction

Ten new holes completed at Alberta golf club, eight more to come next year.
Lester George to renovate Cobb-designed course in Alabama 6 November 2013

Lester George to renovate Cobb-designed course in Alabama

Long-range plan will see complete refresh of Vestavia course in Birmingham.
New-look Poppy Hills will be faster, firmer and more fun, says Jones 6 November 2013

New-look Poppy Hills will be faster, firmer and more fun, says Jones

Irrigated turf reduced by 20 acres as part of total renovation of NCGA home course.
Jacobson Design completes 27-hole renovation at Ibaraki Kokusai Club 5 November 2013

Jacobson Design completes 27-hole renovation at Ibaraki Kokusai Club

Two-green layout converted to single greens and new Toro irrigation system implemented.
Harradine to design third loop of nine at Kazan golf and ski resort 5 November 2013

Harradine to design third loop of nine at Kazan golf and ski resort

Fairway corridors to be cleared this winter at new resort in capital of Russian republic.
EXCLUSIVE: UK’s first Dye-designed course announced for London 4 November 2013

EXCLUSIVE: UK’s first Dye-designed course announced for London

Developer Menai Davis files planning application for course at Edgware site.
Foster’s restoration at Orchard Lake a case of ‘right place, right time’ 4 November 2013

Foster’s restoration at Orchard Lake a case of ‘right place, right time’

President Craig Valassis discusses the recent restoration project at Michigan club.
Heroic artistry: the life and works of Michael Strantz 4 November 2013

Heroic artistry: the life and works of Michael Strantz

Golf architect Robin Hiseman profiles his hero, the Maverick designer of Tobacco Road.
Ecological experiment underway at Cottonwood Creek course in Texas 1 November 2013

Ecological experiment underway at Cottonwood Creek course in Texas

US Golf Association working with city of Waco to re-establish prairie vegetation.
Hurdzan leads renovation at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club 31 October 2013

Hurdzan leads renovation at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club

Significant alterations made to West Nine, with South Nine work about to begin.
Weiskopf course in Jackson Hole to reopen under new ownership 30 October 2013

Weiskopf course in Jackson Hole to reopen under new ownership

Atlanta investor acquires Snake River and plans 2014 revival after US$2m renovation.
Gary Player Design opens first nine holes at signature course in India 30 October 2013

Gary Player Design opens first nine holes at signature course in India

Full eighteen set to open next summer at course near New Delhi.
Aussie architect Ryan completes first phase of Tehran International course 30 October 2013

Aussie architect Ryan completes first phase of Tehran International course

Already 100 villas sold on first golf course to be built in Iran for over thirty years.
Construction under way at new David Krause-designed course in Hamburg 29 October 2013

Construction under way at new David Krause-designed course in Hamburg

18-hole near Hamburg Airport set to open for play in spring 2015.
Colligan Golf Design completes renovation at Rolling Hills Country Club 28 October 2013

Colligan Golf Design completes renovation at Rolling Hills Country Club

Thirteen holes rerouted and two holes added at course in Arlington, Texas.
Andrew Goosen launches new Cape Town based golf design firm 25 October 2013

Andrew Goosen launches new Cape Town based golf design firm

New firm aims to bring classical principles of golf design to the African market.
Spogárd & VanderVaart completes renovation and new hole at County Louth 25 October 2013

Spogárd & VanderVaart completes renovation and new hole at County Louth

Architect Philip Spogárd discusses work on original Tom Simpson design in Ireland.
Robert Trent Jones II’s firm advances global project portfolio 24 October 2013

Robert Trent Jones II’s firm advances global project portfolio

Work taking place or recently completed in Argentina, Colombia, UK, US and China.
24 October 2013

Use caution with third party resellers, owners urged at EGCOA conference

Resellers can attract new customers to clubs, but need to beware of over-discounting.
22 October 2013

KemperSports selected for construction and operation of New Jersey nine-holer

Roy Case-designed course at Jersey City scheduled to open in summer 2015.
Chippenham course improvements to debut next spring 22 October 2013

Chippenham course improvements to debut next spring

Architect Matt Maryon adding four new holes to 1896 English course.
Penati’s Heritage course is a dream debut for Davison 22 October 2013

Penati’s Heritage course is a dream debut for Davison

English architect’s course at Slovakia resort does justice to remarkable sandy property.
Davis starts restoration at Thomas and Tilly’s Spring Lake 18 October 2013

Davis starts restoration at Thomas and Tilly’s Spring Lake

Project will allow golfers to step back in time at New Jersey course, says architect.
Huxley’s bi-annual golf conference attracts global distributors 18 October 2013

Huxley’s bi-annual golf conference attracts global distributors

Delegates from Slovakia, Scotland and Spain travel to Hampshire for event.
Sustainability benefits to flow from Gleneagles Ryder Cup 18 October 2013

Sustainability benefits to flow from Gleneagles Ryder Cup

GEO-led Ryder Cup Green Drive funds environmental projects across Perthshire.
Watson renovates more holes at MacKenzie’s Sand Moor 18 October 2013

Watson renovates more holes at MacKenzie’s Sand Moor

Leeds course to be renovated in keeping with design style of legendary architect.
Albanese & Lutzke breaks ground at Santee Sioux Golf Club 17 October 2013

Albanese & Lutzke breaks ground at Santee Sioux Golf Club

Course design incorporates elements of Native American culture and history.
Trump Links at Ferry Point nears public opening as construction work concludes 16 October 2013

Trump Links at Ferry Point nears public opening as construction work concludes

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Nicklaus-designed course in New York City.
14 October 2013

Construction of new Californian course set to begin in November

Landscapes Unlimited to oversee twelve hole project at site of former country club.
FarmLinks course at Pursell Farms to trial pace of play day 10 October 2013

FarmLinks course at Pursell Farms to trial pace of play day

Alabama course operator hopes to keep rounds to three and a half hours.
Work begins on Pete Dye design at The Ford Plantation 9 October 2013

Work begins on Pete Dye design at The Ford Plantation

MacCurragh Golf Construction starts work, as Tim Liddy oversees restoration project.
Sugar Creek outlines renovation plans with Jeffrey D. Blume firm 8 October 2013

Sugar Creek outlines renovation plans with Jeffrey D. Blume firm

Work to begin on tees, fairways and green complexes at Robert Trent Jones design.
Fort Myers Country Club course set for extensive renovations 7 October 2013

Fort Myers Country Club course set for extensive renovations

US$5.2 million project scheduled for historic Donald Ross design in Florida.
Texan Tierra Del Sol club reopens after renovation project 7 October 2013

Texan Tierra Del Sol club reopens after renovation project

Signet Golf Associates complete work at Dave Bennett-designed course in Pharr.
New-look eighteenth hole completed at Walton Heath Old 4 October 2013

New-look eighteenth hole completed at Walton Heath Old

Architect Steel and club crew rebuild home green at historic heathland course.
Nicklaus China links up with Hainan Air to support courses 3 October 2013

Nicklaus China links up with Hainan Air to support courses

Design firm’s Chinese entity to provide services and support to 13 courses.
English pay and play trials anti-slow play smartphone app 2 October 2013

English pay and play trials anti-slow play smartphone app

Crown’s Pine Ridge course tests Greeni app, which informs pro shop of golfers’ pace.
Experts advise on turf management over autumn and winter period 1 October 2013

Experts advise on turf management over autumn and winter period

Turf management specialists champion ‘go in green, to come out clean’ approach.
30 September 2013

IMG acquires Golf Business Forum and Golf Business Community

Company will continue working alongside KPMG as part of both golf marketing projects.
Christian Lundin’s renovations at Ekerum nearing completion 26 September 2013

Christian Lundin’s renovations at Ekerum nearing completion

(re)GOLF’s project on Långe Jan course at Swedish resort set to be ready for October.
Player’s Mountain Park in South Carolina set to open 25 September 2013

Player’s Mountain Park in South Carolina set to open

Gary Player Design course offers ‘links-style shot making’ and ‘fast and firm conditions’.
Two French projects set for completion by the end of 2013 25 September 2013

Two French projects set for completion by the end of 2013

Robert Berthet close to finishing work at clubs in Languedoc-Roussillon and Val-d’Oise.
ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees 24 September 2013

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees

Second list of its kind highlights examples of industry innovation and problem-solving.
Paul Lawrie Design hired to redesign Whitekirk course 23 September 2013

Paul Lawrie Design hired to redesign Whitekirk course

Lawrie to work alongside Team Niblick’s Graeme Webster on plans for Scottish course.
Mickelson reveals new design for Torrey Pines North 20 September 2013

Mickelson reveals new design for Torrey Pines North

Reduced turfed areas and water requirements will better reflect State Park surroundings.
E-Z-GO introduces redesigned version of Freedom TXT vehicle 19 September 2013

E-Z-GO introduces redesigned version of Freedom TXT vehicle

New model features better bumpers, upgrading seating and larger bagwells.
Straka completes design of Ambiente course at Camelback 19 September 2013

Straka completes design of Ambiente course at Camelback

Arizona course design complete with focus on environmental factors prominent.
Soft opening for Eco City, Tripp Davis’ first Chinese course 18 September 2013

Soft opening for Eco City, Tripp Davis’ first Chinese course

Time on site was key to success of Tianjin project, says American architect.
Staples debuts Community Links concept at Ocotillo Park 18 September 2013

Staples debuts Community Links concept at Ocotillo Park

American architect says connecting with communities key to success of public courses.
Developers plan appeal against Cherkley judicial review 18 September 2013

Developers plan appeal against Cherkley judicial review

Longshot joined by Mole Valley District Council in appeal against high court ruling.
Saugahatchee course reopens following Kris Spence-led reconstruction project 17 September 2013

Saugahatchee course reopens following Kris Spence-led reconstruction project

Extensive work to bunkers and greens as US$1.2 million project reaches completion.
Doak and Andrew to consult at Thompson’s St George’s 16 September 2013

Doak and Andrew to consult at Thompson’s St George’s

Leading architects partner at historic Canadian club to preserve design legacy.
Scottish college installs Huxley green at Dornoch site 16 September 2013

Scottish college installs Huxley green at Dornoch site

North Highland College golf management students help installation of putting facility.
McNeil revives seven years closed Rhode Island course 16 September 2013

McNeil revives seven years closed Rhode Island course

Construction soon complete at new-look Preserve at Boulder Hills, near Atlantic coast.
Wolfard discusses restoration project at The Courses at Watters Creek 13 September 2013

Wolfard discusses restoration project at The Courses at Watters Creek

The Players course at club in Texas reopens for play as part of ongoing restoration project.
Kasumigaseki club to host 2020 Olympic golf tournament 12 September 2013

Kasumigaseki club to host 2020 Olympic golf tournament

Hugh Alison’s 1930 design will form core of proposed composite course at Tokyo club.
New bermudagrass greens in place at Duke University course 11 September 2013

New bermudagrass greens in place at Duke University course

Rees Jones directs project in North Carolina that sees Tifgrand bermuda introduced.
Bruce Hepner hired for Boothbay Harbor course redesign 9 September 2013

Bruce Hepner hired for Boothbay Harbor course redesign

October closure planned ahead of extensive changes as part of US$4 million project.
Rees Jones oversees greens conversion and course alterations at Dunes Club 6 September 2013

Rees Jones oversees greens conversion and course alterations at Dunes Club

Bermuda greens introduced, as well as bunker and tee changes on selected holes.
Windham Country Club course reopens after reconstruction of six holes 5 September 2013

Windham Country Club course reopens after reconstruction of six holes

Part of New York course redesigned and redeveloped following hurricane damage.
Rees Jones awarded Don A. Rossi award by GCBAA 4 September 2013

Rees Jones awarded Don A. Rossi award by GCBAA

Famed architect to be presented with award at 2014 Golf Industry Show next February.
Fry/Straka completes redesign project at Columbia Country Club course 4 September 2013

Fry/Straka completes redesign project at Columbia Country Club course

Ten holes rebuilt or rerouted and renovations on remaining eight at course in Missouri.
Aerial imaging promises benefits for East Berkshire 3 September 2013

Aerial imaging promises benefits for East Berkshire

Drone-flown image helps greenkeeper Nutter preserve mowing lines and cut input costs.
3 September 2013

Belle Terre to reopen with new Sunday bermuda greens

Conversion almost complete at Pete Dye design in southern Louisiana.
January opening for Cabrera firm debut 2 September 2013

January opening for Cabrera firm debut

Extensive redesign of course in Uruguay sees tees, bunkers and greens rebuilt.
New solutions for flagging US courses 2 September 2013

New solutions for flagging US courses

Parks Legacy Project aims to help increase sustainability of underfunded golf courses.
Wimbledon Park makeover complete 30 August 2013

Wimbledon Park makeover complete

Historic Wimbledon Park Golf Club completes bunker and course renovation.
Cherkley Court golf course plans quashed 29 August 2013

Cherkley Court golf course plans quashed

High Court ruling overturns plans to turn Cherkley Court into golf course.
Tributes paid to Dave Thomas 29 August 2013

Tributes paid to Dave Thomas

Former Ryder Cup player and renowned course designer passes away aged 79 years.
Palmer to manage Mira Vista 27 August 2013

Palmer to manage Mira Vista

New management will improve club experience and increase membership levels.
23 August 2013

Colonial Charters reopens after reno

Palmetto Greens club opens under original name following drainage and bunker work.
Cheshire course to get facelift 22 August 2013

Cheshire course to get facelift

Academy facility, plus new holes and short course are major investment for High Legh.
Work underway on new NZ course 22 August 2013

Work underway on new NZ course

Earthquake-devastated Christchurch to get NZ$160 million residential estate and course.
22 August 2013

Mandell seeks help for family tree

Architects asked to contribute own history to build comprehensive overview of profession.
The Cliffs at Mountain Park set to open 21 August 2013

The Cliffs at Mountain Park set to open

Player firm’s new course at huge Carolina development to open on 26 September.
New course designed for Essex club 21 August 2013

New course designed for Essex club

Swan Golf Designs finalises design; John Greasley Ltd appointed for construction.
Blue Heron reopens after green regrass 21 August 2013

Blue Heron reopens after green regrass

Virginia course ‘among most northerly in US’ to convert greens to Champion bermuda.
Spence restores Tilly’s Rock Hill 21 August 2013

Spence restores Tilly’s Rock Hill

South Carolina course cuts trees and expands greens to return to vision of original architect.
Golspie recovers from sea damage 20 August 2013

Golspie recovers from sea damage

Staff at Scottish course reflect on remarkable resurgence following extensive sea damage.
New course in Indian city of Shillong 20 August 2013

New course in Indian city of Shillong

AssamRifles open 18-hole course in north east India, furthering golf’s profile in the region.
19 August 2013

Atascocita course set to reopen

New greens and irrigation system part of plans for Golf Preserve of Atascocita.
19 August 2013

Suffolk converts greens to bermudagrass

Lester George helps Virginia course switch from bent and return to original Wilson feel.
New course to be built at Selva Marina 16 August 2013

New course to be built at Selva Marina

Construction of Erik Larsen’s design in Florida set to begin this December.
Hills firm to redesign Crooked Tree 15 August 2013

Hills firm to redesign Crooked Tree

Work to be carried out on three holes at course in Michigan by Hills Forrest team.
15 August 2013

Mingay to work on Rochester Place

New owner Paul St. Pierre selects architect to help with club-wide improvements.
14 August 2013

Des Moines Club to renovate nine holes

Improvements to be made to bunkers and greens on Dye-designed North course.
Why testing saves time and money 14 August 2013

Why testing saves time and money

Sharon Bruce and Sylvain Duval explain the benefits of lab analysis.
Provincial loan aids Cabot development 12 August 2013

Provincial loan aids Cabot development

Nova Scotia government lends C$8.25m in support of Cabot Cliffs construction.
Florida course set for autumn opening 9 August 2013

Florida course set for autumn opening

Wilczynski’s design one of two new projects in US state involving C.W. Golf Architecture.
First homes launched at Trump Dubai 7 August 2013

First homes launched at Trump Dubai

Developer Damac introduces ‘Dubai’s first golf condos’ on planned Hanse course.
Renovated Filly opens at Close House 7 August 2013

Renovated Filly opens at Close House

Macpherson-led £500,000 project continues growth of north-eastern golf destination.
Pease redesign nears completion 7 August 2013

Pease redesign nears completion

William Bradley Booth redesigns original course’s lower nine and upgrades Blue course.
Huxley Golf sets up in Andalucía 6 August 2013

Huxley Golf sets up in Andalucía

Former landscape gardener Lars Aarup will lead venture from Malaga base.
Quail Hollow renovation almost ready 5 August 2013

Quail Hollow renovation almost ready

Fazio’s work nears completion at Wells Fargo Championship host course.
Discussions underway for Ibiza course 5 August 2013

Discussions underway for Ibiza course

Developer Grupo Empresas Matutes identifies three potential locations on Balearic island.
Dusit resort for Singapore course 31 July 2013

Dusit resort for Singapore course

Laguna International club extends lease to 2040 via agreement to build luxury hotel.
Hills and thrills on Carne’s new nine 31 July 2013

Hills and thrills on Carne’s new nine

Architect McIntosh adds more holes to Irish course in some of golf's biggest sand dunes.
Texas A&M set for October opening 29 July 2013

Texas A&M set for October opening

Jeff Blume’s design nearing completion as turf grows in on university campus course.
Oconee reno nears Autumn completion 26 July 2013

Oconee reno nears Autumn completion

Different cultivars of bermudagrass across course at the Reynolds Plantation in Georgia.
Golf participation sees slight decrease 24 July 2013

Golf participation sees slight decrease

KPMG report highlights shift to 'casual golfers', but growth in emerging markets.
Desert Rose reconstruction begins 23 July 2013

Desert Rose reconstruction begins

Las Vegas course closes temporarily as part of major project to prevent flood damage.
King Island links enters construction 19 July 2013

King Island links enters construction

DeVries relocates family to Australia to build island course among huge coastal sand dunes.
England Golf reports coaching uptake 19 July 2013

England Golf reports coaching uptake

22,000 people took advantage of coaching grants in one year.
Architects' Choice Top 100 Golf Courses 18 July 2013

Architects' Choice Top 100 Golf Courses

Read the report of our survey of the world's golf course architects.
Lakeland reno aims to halt decline 18 July 2013

Lakeland reno aims to halt decline

65,000 rounds targeted as architect Garl reconstructs greens at Florida course.
Anvaya Cove to open late this year 18 July 2013

Anvaya Cove to open late this year

Golfplan-designed seaside course, first golf project for developer Ayala, nears completion.
Georgia Southern nears completion 17 July 2013

Georgia Southern nears completion

October opening date set to be met as final stages reached.
Painted Woods expansion begins 17 July 2013

Painted Woods expansion begins

August date set for completion of building and seeding on nine new holes.
Fiery Muirfield awaits Open competitors 16 July 2013

Fiery Muirfield awaits Open competitors

Hawtree lengthens course, but bouncy turf will test best as Open returns to East Lothian.
Engh to break ground at Minot 16 July 2013

Engh to break ground at Minot

North Dakota club to rise again after river flooding destroyed original course.
Deere to supply 2015 Solheim Cup 12 July 2013

Deere to supply 2015 Solheim Cup

LET and machinery supplier continue successful partnership from 2011 event.
Architects’ Choice: No. 2 12 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: No. 2

Cypress Point places second in the GCA list of the world's top courses.
And the winner is... 12 July 2013

And the winner is...

Find out which course tops our Architects’ Choice Top 100 Golf Courses ranking.
Fuller renovation for MetroWest 12 July 2013

Fuller renovation for MetroWest

Pace of play is central to renovation of Orlando-area RTJ Sr course.
12 July 2013

Top 100 Golf Courses - the full report

Download our free report on the Top 100 Golf Courses in the world.
Architects’ Choice: No. 5  11 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: No. 5

National Golf Links of America comes in at No.5 in our countdown.
Architects’ Choice: No. 4 11 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: No. 4

No. 4 on our Architects’ Choice list is Augusta National.
Architects’ Choice: No. 3 11 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: No. 3

Pine Valley reaches No. 3 in our Architects’ Choice Top 100 countdown.
EGD opens Russian Zavidovo course 10 July 2013

EGD opens Russian Zavidovo course

Zavidovo PGA National Russia becomes design firm's fiftieth course.
Architects’ Choice: 10-6 10 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 10-6

We enter the top ten of our countdown, with No. 10-6 revealed.
Architects’ Choice: 20-11 9 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 20-11

No. 20-11 are revealed as we edge ever closer to the top ten.
Geelong to re-open in early 2014 9 July 2013

Geelong to re-open in early 2014

Graham Papworth's design nearing completion at site in Australia.
8 July 2013

Keswick Hall redesign gathers steam

Pete Dye completes shaping and grading, with regrassing next.
Architects’ Choice: 30-21 8 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 30-21

As we edge closer to the top ten, we reveal No. 30-21.
Architects’ Choice: 40-31 7 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 40-31

No. 40-31 are profiled as part of our Architects’ Choice rankings.
Architects’ Choice: 50-41 6 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 50-41

We reveal which courses feature in positions 50-41 on our list.
Architects’ Choice: 60-51 5 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 60-51

Take a look at course 60-51 on our Architects’ Choice Rankings list.
Architects’ Choice: 70-61 4 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 70-61

Find out which courses feature at 70-61 on our Architects' Choice list.
Architects’ Choice: 80-71 3 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 80-71

We reveal the next ten courses to make our Architects’ Choice survey.
Third nine finally opens at Carne 3 July 2013

Third nine finally opens at Carne

Architect McIntosh builds holes with local crew, in spirit of Hackett.
Centurion Club opens for play 3 July 2013

Centurion Club opens for play

Simon Gidman design opens on former landfill site near St Albans.
Revetted bunkers star at Mistwood 3 July 2013

Revetted bunkers star at Mistwood

Hearn's renovation of Chicago course is proving a success.
2 July 2013

Costa golf invests in recycled water

Municipalities aim to supply all the golf courses within their areas.
Architects’ Choice: 90-81 2 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 90-81

The second set of results from our Architects’ Choice Rankings survey.
2 July 2013

Swan to lead reno at Boyce Hill

Course survey complete, with team now working on recommendations.
Evian reopens ahead of ladies Major 2 July 2013

Evian reopens ahead of ladies Major

Nine month EGD-led renovation prepares Lake Geneva course.
Architects’ Choice: 100-91 1 July 2013

Architects’ Choice: 100-91

We reveal the first ten courses to make it into the Top 100.
1 July 2013

Funding raised for Nevis resort

Golf resort on Caribbean island attracts US$50 million investment.
28 June 2013

Architects’ Choice: the results!

Find out which golf courses are the architects’ favourites.
27 June 2013

Lisbon to host EGCOA conference

European Golf Course Owners event to be held from 23-25 October.
27 June 2013

Keiser's Oregon plans receive boost

Municipal course near Bandon Dunes step closer after negotiations.
New Nigeria course in construction 25 June 2013

New Nigeria course in construction

Course will be leading facility in West Africa, says state governor.
17 June 2013

Orchard Lake's restoration complete

Colt & Alison original design modernised by Keith Foster.
Palos Verdes reno nearly complete 14 June 2013

Palos Verdes reno nearly complete

Improved bunkers and new chipping areas at Los Angeles Course.
Innisbrook receives NWGA honour 13 June 2013

Innisbrook receives NWGA honour

Florida resort awarded National Women's Golf Alliance certification.
Jones outlines Iowan course plans 12 June 2013

Jones outlines Iowan course plans

Architect to develop 'prairie course' at Grand Falls Casino Resort.
First Secret Valley course to open 11 June 2013

First Secret Valley course to open

Future secured for Cypriot project and second course plans finalised.
Granite opens short game academy 6 June 2013

Granite opens short game academy

Canadian club opens practice facilities designed by Tom McBroom.
Huxley expand Middle East presence 6 June 2013

Huxley expand Middle East presence

DG Group appointed as company's authorised distributor for region.
Swan begins Chinese course design 5 June 2013

Swan begins Chinese course design

Project in Yunnan Province will focus on traditional golfing themes.
Nine new holes at The Berliner 3 June 2013

Nine new holes at The Berliner

Newest additions designed by Kurt Rossknecht and takes total to 27.
31 May 2013

Spence makes Mooresville proposal

Design company proposes US$4.3 million restoration project.
Course intelligence book released 31 May 2013

Course intelligence book released

Range of topics covered in 'Course Brains' by Forrest Richardson.
Pinehurst to convert No. 2 greens 31 May 2013

Pinehurst to convert No. 2 greens

Work to introduce bermuda will begin following 2014 US Open.
24 May 2013

Marzolf talks ahead of US Open

Former ASGCA president discusses Merion course and event's history.
22 May 2013

Troon takes over Cimarron Hills

Management change sees Texan club join Troon Privé group.
Future turf managers gain insight 21 May 2013

Future turf managers gain insight

Jacobsen event gives exclusive opportunity to next generation.
Two Rivers reopens following reno 16 May 2013

Two Rivers reopens following reno

New greens and bunkers following US$1.6 million upgrade in Virginia.
Abu Dhabi sees golf tourism increase 15 May 2013

Abu Dhabi sees golf tourism increase

Statistics indicate record number of overseas rounds for gulf hotspot.
Greg Norman visits Vietnamese site 15 May 2013

Greg Norman visits Vietnamese site

Describes The Bluffs site as having quality and character of Doonbeg.
Work underway at Ocean Dunes 14 May 2013

Work underway at Ocean Dunes

Construction begins on Graeme Grant's design on Australian island.
Toro releases Reelmaster 3550-D 13 May 2013

Toro releases Reelmaster 3550-D

Lightweight model provides clean cutting and consistency for fairways.
10 May 2013

Huxley facility at Tedworth House

Help for Heroes Recovery Centre putting green and net unveiled.
10 May 2013

ASGCA welcome four new members

New additions bring total membership number close to 180.
Nicklaus visits Quivira Los Cabos 9 May 2013

Nicklaus visits Quivira Los Cabos

Final designs for 18-hole course revealed at event in Mexico.
Merion to ensure fast and firm greens 8 May 2013

Merion to ensure fast and firm greens

US Open host course installs extra greens drainage from XGD.
8 May 2013

New twelfth for second Cabot season

Now six oceanfront holes, plus new pub, at Cape Breton resort.
Deal to solve Bro Hof planning row? 8 May 2013

Deal to solve Bro Hof planning row?

Extension of nature reserve might end dispute over lakeside holes.
2 May 2013

Fjällman named EIGCA president

Former honorary secretary takes over reins from Rainer Preissmann.
Casa Green opens in Casablanca 30 April 2013

Casa Green opens in Casablanca

Jeremy Pern design opens in the newest hub of Moroccan golf.
30 April 2013

Mandell plans golf design family tree

Comprehensive record will identify architects' links to past greats.
29 April 2013

Robbins is new ASGCA president

Accessibility of the game is key priority for new society leader.
Plans for Brunello Links revealed 26 April 2013

Plans for Brunello Links revealed

18-hole Nova Scotia course due to be ready by June 2015.
Fry/Straka's China projects launched 25 April 2013

Fry/Straka's China projects launched

Qizhong Garden and Phoenix Hill work complete and ready for 1 May.
24 April 2013

Final nine work begins at Westham

Course completion a step closer at Nicklaus design in Richmond, VA.
23 April 2013

Escalante extends luxury portfolio

Four Texan courses acquired from The Redstone Companies.
Värpinge Golfbana work underway 22 April 2013

Värpinge Golfbana work underway

Construction underway on unique beginners course in Lund, Sweden.
Redesign complete at Ross Rogers 22 April 2013

Redesign complete at Ross Rogers

Local knowledge key to Colligan Golf Design's project at Amarillo, Texas.
Althaus starts long-term Kassel reno 19 April 2013

Althaus starts long-term Kassel reno

New green for par three twelfth heralds changes at German club.
St Andrews International build starts 18 April 2013

St Andrews International build starts

Exclusive new private club under way after planning battle resolved.
18 April 2013

Dubai plans new sustainability rules

Regulations will force new developments to change tack.
18 April 2013

Player Development Month at Troon

Free introductory courses for juniors around the world during May.
John Deere announces finance offers 18 April 2013

John Deere announces finance offers

Spring programme covers three mowers and offer runs until May.
TM finishes Royal Wellington rebuild 17 April 2013

TM finishes Royal Wellington rebuild

Century-old club in New Zealand capital now has 27 holes.
ETL receives accreditation renewal 16 April 2013

ETL receives accreditation renewal

European Turfgrass Laboratories now accredited till April 2015.
Jacobsen purchase benefits Donegal 16 April 2013

Jacobsen purchase benefits