COURSE
RENOVATION

For many golf course architects, renovation, redesign and/or restoration projects at existing golf courses form a large part of their portfolio. Elements of golf courses have a limited lifecycle, and trends change, making this type of work essential for clubs that want to continue to attract golfers and remain competitive in their local markets.

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DuPont CC repurposes Monchanin course for new practice facility
News | Mon 18 Mar, 2019

DuPont CC repurposes Monchanin course for new practice facility

Sanford Golf Design creates five-hole short game area and putting course for Delaware club

Gene Bates develops renovation plan for Circling Raven
News | Fri 15 Mar, 2019

Gene Bates develops renovation plan for Circling Raven

Idaho resort returns to original architect to oversee bunker work, new practice facilities and more.

Bonita Bay to begin Bay Island renovation in April
News | Tue 12 Mar, 2019

Bonita Bay to begin Bay Island renovation in April

Hills Forrest Smith also plan work for new short game area at Florida club.

Love Golf Design reaches final stage of Sea Island redesign
News | Thu 07 Mar, 2019

Love Golf Design reaches final stage of Sea Island redesign

Lead architect Scot Sherman discusses changes to Plantation course at Georgia club.

Gogel completes bunker renovation for Country Club of Jackson
News | Wed 06 Mar, 2019

Gogel completes bunker renovation for Country Club of Jackson

Architect oversees installation of new liners and sand, plus four new bunkers, for PGA Tour venue.

Westenborg creates new dunescape at Southport & Ainsdale
News | Tue 05 Mar, 2019

Westenborg creates new dunescape at Southport & Ainsdale

Three-hole project includes formation of dunes to obscure view of range from the eighteenth.

Gary Player Design completes renovation of Soweto Country Club
News | Mon 04 Mar, 2019

Gary Player Design completes renovation of Soweto Country Club

South African course is in final stages of grow-in and scheduled to reopen in March.

Victoria reopens following greens replacement project
News | Thu 28 Feb, 2019

Victoria reopens following greens replacement project

OCCM oversees conversion to bentgrass and subtle changes to add more pin positions.

Mont Belvieu appoints Fry/Straka for Eagle Pointe masterplan
News | Wed 27 Feb, 2019

Mont Belvieu appoints Fry/Straka for Eagle Pointe masterplan

Texan city seeks to ‘bring new life, fun and playability’ to its course, and make it more cost effective.

Spogárd says new layout at Ålands could become one of Europe’s top 25
News | Mon 18 Feb, 2019

Spogárd says new layout at Ålands could become one of Europe’s top 25

Architect is overseeing complete overhaul of Castle course on rugged shores of Finnish island.

Todd Eckenrode returns to Barona Creek for renovation project
News | Fri 15 Feb, 2019

Todd Eckenrode returns to Barona Creek for renovation project

Phase one of work at California course will focus on greens and greenside bunkers on back nine.

New layout at The Jayhawk Club ready for May opening
News | Thu 14 Feb, 2019

New layout at The Jayhawk Club ready for May opening

Mike Gogel redesigns course for new owners of club that is home to University of Kansas golf teams.

New bunkering takes shape at Belvoir Park in Northern Ireland
News | Mon 11 Feb, 2019

New bunkering takes shape at Belvoir Park in Northern Ireland

Swan Golf Designs works with Belfast club to recapture Harry Colt’s ‘visual style and effect on play’.

Knaresborough completes first phase of remodelling plan
News | Wed 06 Feb, 2019

Knaresborough completes first phase of remodelling plan

English club works with golf course architect David Hemstock to upgrade parkland course.

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MAGAZINE

Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available
Magazine, News | Tue 05 Feb, 2019

Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Latest issue devoted to the seventh annual ASGCA Design Excellence Recognition Program.

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2019
Gopher Watch, News | Thu 24 Jan, 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Restoring the original design strategy at Laem Chabang
Interview | Richard Humphreys

Restoring the original design strategy at Laem Chabang

Nicklaus Design associate Sean Quinn discusses the renovation of the Mountain nine at Thai club.

Old Oakland: “A challenging and enjoyable round of golf, day in, day out”
Interview | Richard Humphreys

Old Oakland: “A challenging and enjoyable round of golf, day in, day out”

Ron Kern discusses his approach to the 27-hole renovation at the private club in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Changing course
Interview | Richard Humphreys

Changing course

Chris Cochran discusses the redesign of the Florida State University’s Don Veller Seminole golf course.

The Bobby Jones Golf Course: A shared legacy
Feature | Richard Humphreys

The Bobby Jones Golf Course: A shared legacy

Atlanta layout reopens as a reversible nine – the last design of the late Bob Cupp.

“It all started with this vision to return to their roots”
Interview | Richard Humphreys

“It all started with this vision to return to their roots”

Andrew Green discusses how he restored original features of the Donald Ross design at Inverness Club.

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