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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Swan Golf Designs completes third phase of work at Moray
Renovations, News | Wed 05 Dec, 2018

Swan Golf Designs completes third phase of work at Moray

Scottish club continues progress with long-range plan of improvements for Old and New courses.

Robert McNeil completes four-year project on Dennis municipals
Renovations, News | Mon 03 Dec, 2018

Robert McNeil completes four-year project on Dennis municipals

New bunkering among changes on Pines and Highlands courses at Massachusetts town.

Arnold Palmer firm designs second nine holes at Fasano Las Piedras
News | Fri 30 Nov, 2018

Arnold Palmer firm designs second nine holes at Fasano Las Piedras

Project architect Thad Layton expects construction at Uruguay resort to begin in spring 2019.

Tripp Davis to renovate and restore course at Oklahoma City G&CC
News | Thu 22 Nov, 2018

Tripp Davis to renovate and restore course at Oklahoma City G&CC

Architect aims to preserve existing contours of greens as well as equipping them for modern play.

Kapalua Golf reroutes its Bay course to help improve pace of play
News | Wed 21 Nov, 2018

Kapalua Golf reroutes its Bay course to help improve pace of play

Hawaii resort redesigns and expands its practice facilities including a new TifEagle putting green.

Audubon CC completes final phase of three-year renovation project
News | Fri 09 Nov, 2018

Audubon CC completes final phase of three-year renovation project

Drew Rogers oversees greens rebuild and new short game area, completing overhaul of Florida club.

Bobby Weed completes renovation of Golden Marsh layout
News | Tue 06 Nov, 2018

Bobby Weed completes renovation of Golden Marsh layout

Architect says course at Harbour Ridge community in Florida now has more enhanced native features.

Lester George to upgrade practice facilities at Country Club of Florida
News | Mon 05 Nov, 2018

Lester George to upgrade practice facilities at Country Club of Florida

Architect will expand the club’s driving range, short game practice facility and teaching facility.

Tanglewood reopens following renovation by RTJ II and Mandell
News | Fri 02 Nov, 2018

Tanglewood reopens following renovation by RTJ II and Mandell

Architects return public course in North Carolina to design of the 1974 PGA Championship.

Hallett and Davison collaborate to renovate Royal Marrakech
News | Thu 01 Nov, 2018

Hallett and Davison collaborate to renovate Royal Marrakech

Architects adding width and aiming to reduce repetitive nature of Moroccan course.

Royal Blackheath nearing completion of five-year course renovation
News | Thu 01 Nov, 2018

Royal Blackheath nearing completion of five-year course renovation

Ken Moodie oversees redesign work on Dunn/Braid layout for England’s oldest golf club.

The Phoenician course set to reopen following Phil Smith redesign
News | Wed 31 Oct, 2018

The Phoenician course set to reopen following Phil Smith redesign

Architect uses existing fairway corridors to transform Scottsdale resort layout from 27 holes to 18.

Troy Miller to renovate Charleston Municipal Golf Course
News | Mon 29 Oct, 2018

Troy Miller to renovate Charleston Municipal Golf Course

US$3 million project to improve playing conditions will begin in December 2019.

Sun City Hilton Head completes renovation of Argent Lakes course
News | Fri 26 Oct, 2018

Sun City Hilton Head completes renovation of Argent Lakes course

Troon’s Ron Despain oversees revamp of ‘executive’ course at South Carolina community.

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MAGAZINE

The October 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Thu 18 Oct, 2018

The October 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Featuring the new JCB course in England designed by Robin Hiseman of European Golf Design.

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2018
Gopher Watch, News | Thu 18 Oct, 2018

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2018

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

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.

Links at Perry Cabin: Pete Dye’s final act
On site | Anthony Pioppi

Links at Perry Cabin: Pete Dye’s final act

Anthony Pioppi visits the last golf course design in which Dye has played an active part.

Skövde: Two out of three ain’t bad
On site | Adam Lawrence

Skövde: Two out of three ain’t bad

Adam Lawrence visits Christian Lundin’s rebuild of a smalltown course in Sweden.

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