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The precarious balance of designing for strong Jeju winds
Feature | Richard Humphreys

The precarious balance of designing for strong Jeju winds

David Dale and Steve Wenzloff talk about PGA Tour venue The Club at Nine Bridges in South Korea.

“This was hands down the greatest experience of my life”
Feature | Richard Humphreys

“This was hands down the greatest experience of my life”

Greenkeepers selected for new ‘Ryder Cup experience’ initiative reflect on a memorable week.

The Albatros course at Le Golf National: Art fraud?
Feature | Frank Giordano

The Albatros course at Le Golf National: Art fraud?

Why is Robert von Hagge’s contribution to the design of the Ryder Cup course not fully acknowledged?

How strong is long?
Feature | Adam Lawrence

How strong is long?

Adam Lawrence asks architects what makes for a strategic par five.

The return of the straight line in course architecture
Feature | Adam Lawrence

The return of the straight line in course architecture

Adam Lawrence tries to explain the appeal of geometric features on golf courses.

What does the future of golf course architecture hold?
Feature | Adam Lawrence

What does the future of golf course architecture hold?

How the profession may change between now and 2030.

Alex Russell: Australia’s finest golf course architect
Feature | Neil Crafter

Alex Russell: Australia’s finest golf course architect

Neil Crafter draws from a new book co-authored with John Green.

The Japanese phenomenon of park golf
Feature | Quinn Thompson

The Japanese phenomenon of park golf

Bunker builder Quinn Thompson investigates an interesting trend in the country.

Golf architects and the pursuit of width
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Golf architects and the pursuit of width

Fairway width is important, but so is course maintenance.

Kinloch Golf Club: The vertical hazard
Feature | Shannon Fisher

Kinloch Golf Club: The vertical hazard

A recent thunderstorm illustrated that vertical hazards can be integral to a golf hole’s strategy.

Medinah Country Club: A very precise restoration
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Medinah Country Club: A very precise restoration

Rees Jones recently restored Tom Bendelow’s design of the No. 2 course.

The importance of embedding golf in nature
Feature | Adam Lawrence

The importance of embedding golf in nature

Why architects should try to make their courses as natural as possible.

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