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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Valley of the Eagles opens for play following overhaul by Nicklaus Design
News | Fri 17 Aug, 2018

Valley of the Eagles opens for play following overhaul by Nicklaus Design

Design of former Spring Valley Country Club in Ohio capitalises on Black River Valley location.

Norby adds three new holes to Edgewater course in North Dakota
News | Thu 16 Aug, 2018

Norby adds three new holes to Edgewater course in North Dakota

Grassing begins at New Town track following construction of a road through the nine-hole layout.

Handsworth introduces new holes as part of flood management project
News | Wed 15 Aug, 2018

Handsworth introduces new holes as part of flood management project

Jonathan Gaunt oversees changes required due to embankment construction on Birmingham course.

Norman begins first phase of renovation at St Lucia resort course
News | Fri 10 Aug, 2018

Norman begins first phase of renovation at St Lucia resort course

Sandals seeks to improve greens, approaches and irrigation on recently-acquired layout.

Menai-Davis partners with Dye Designs on three London courses
News | Thu 09 Aug, 2018

Menai-Davis partners with Dye Designs on three London courses

UK golf developer family in progress with two new courses plus remodelling work at The Shire.

Nicklaus Design begins renovation of Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee
News | Wed 08 Aug, 2018

Nicklaus Design begins renovation of Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee

The course, one of six at the Georgia resort community, is being rebuilt to improve playability and conditions.

Van der Vaart under way with project on Anderstein’s Valley nine
News | Wed 08 Aug, 2018

Van der Vaart under way with project on Anderstein’s Valley nine

Dutch club’s oldest loop is to be overhauled and extended from 9 holes to 12.

Providence nears reopening following renovation by Kris Spence
News | Tue 07 Aug, 2018

Providence nears reopening following renovation by Kris Spence

Architect aims to transform design, playability and character without complete reconstruction.

Richardson designs closest-to-the-pin challenge for Castle Hot Springs
News | Mon 06 Aug, 2018

Richardson designs closest-to-the-pin challenge for Castle Hot Springs

Arizona resort, closed since 1976, to reopen in late 2018 with new Billy Bell-inspired green.

Cornerstone Club prepares for reopening with Dusenberry renovation
News | Fri 03 Aug, 2018

Cornerstone Club prepares for reopening with Dusenberry renovation

Architect employs eight principles for relaunch of highly-ranked course at Colorado mountain club.

Irving Golf Club grassed and on track for autumn opening
News | Thu 02 Aug, 2018

Irving Golf Club grassed and on track for autumn opening

Colligan redesigns municipal course, formerly named Twin Wells, overlooking downtown Dallas.

Palmer team completes new short game facility at Bay Hill
News | Wed 01 Aug, 2018

Palmer team completes new short game facility at Bay Hill

Florida club also renovates closing hole on Charger nine to accommodate practice area.

New lake added to Sultan course at PGA National Turkey
News | Wed 01 Aug, 2018

New lake added to Sultan course at PGA National Turkey

Antalya club replaces bunker with water feature in effort to improve playability and speed up pace of play.

Trinity Forest addresses drainage issues with new bunker lining
News | Tue 31 Jul, 2018

Trinity Forest addresses drainage issues with new bunker lining

Capillary Concrete enables club to solve challenges related to landfill origin of Coore & Crenshaw course.

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MAGAZINE

The July 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 24 Jul, 2018

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

Featuring the first course at the FLC Quang Binh development in Vietnam, designed by Brian Curley.

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2018
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 24 Jul, 2018

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2018

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

Fighting hurricanes and making positive changes at Quail West
Interview | Sean Dudley

Fighting hurricanes and making positive changes at Quail West

Architect Drew Rogers talks to GCA about his recent work at club in Florida.

Carrying out a big dig at Rolling Hills Country Club
On site | Adam Lawrence

Carrying out a big dig at Rolling Hills Country Club

David McLay Kidd and his team have created a new course in the city of Los Angeles.

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