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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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.

Texas Rangers Golf Club to open for play this month
News | Tue 05 Feb, 2019

Texas Rangers Golf Club to open for play this month

Colligan Golf Design creates new layout for baseball-themed club in Arlington, Texas.

Norman team in progress with renovation of The Diplomat
News | Mon 28 Jan, 2019

Norman team in progress with renovation of The Diplomat

Golf course overhaul is part of new owner’s $220 million investment in the Florida resort.

Drew Rogers completes course refinements at Valencia G&CC
News | Wed 23 Jan, 2019

Drew Rogers completes course refinements at Valencia G&CC

Architect reduces bunkers, improves putting surfaces and enlarges tees at Florida municipal.

Doug Carrick enters second phase of Fontana redesign
News | Fri 18 Jan, 2019

Doug Carrick enters second phase of Fontana redesign

Work at former Austrian Open venue frees up space for residential development.

North Palm Beach completes eight-month renovation project
News | Thu 17 Jan, 2019

North Palm Beach completes eight-month renovation project

Florida course returns to Nicklaus for work to greens, tees and bunkers, plus re-grassing.

West Bay Club reopens following Fry/Straka renovation
News | Mon 14 Jan, 2019

West Bay Club reopens following Fry/Straka renovation

Work at private club on Florida’s West coast includes re-grassing and rebuild of greens and bunkers.

Construction work begins on new nine at De Haar
News | Fri 11 Jan, 2019

Construction work begins on new nine at De Haar

Golf course architect Bruno Steensels will also completely redesign the existing nine at Dutch club.

Gary Player Design selected for renovation of Delhi GC’s Lodhi course
News | Tue 08 Jan, 2019

Gary Player Design selected for renovation of Delhi GC’s Lodhi course

Jeff Lawrence discusses changes to be made to historic layout in heart of Indian capital.

Doug Carrick designs six new holes for Sunningdale in Ontario
News | Mon 07 Jan, 2019

Doug Carrick designs six new holes for Sunningdale in Ontario

Canadian architect will also reconstruct 12 greens on Stanley Thompson 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

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.

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.

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