COURSE
RENOVATIONS

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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New greens perplex European Tour players at Royal Golf Daressalaam
News | Fri 20 Apr, 2018

New greens perplex European Tour players at Royal Golf Daressalaam

Architect James Duncanʼs renovation has added significant contour to greens at famously tough course.

EcoBunker makes new addition to practice facility at Tain Golf Club
News | Mon 16 Apr, 2018

EcoBunker makes new addition to practice facility at Tain Golf Club

Representatives from nearby clubs invited to Scottish course to oversee construction process.

Royal Dornoch to tackle coastal erosion with rebuilt natural defences
News | Fri 13 Apr, 2018

Royal Dornoch to tackle coastal erosion with rebuilt natural defences

Areas of club’s Struie course will see addition of greenhouse-grown native saltmarsh plants.

Changes to Bramshaw Golf Club course layout set to be introduced
News | Wed 11 Apr, 2018

Changes to Bramshaw Golf Club course layout set to be introduced

New fifteenth hole created at course in England’s New Forest National Park.

Greens renovation to begin this June at PGA National’s Champion course
News | Tue 10 Apr, 2018

Greens renovation to begin this June at PGA National’s Champion course

Club’s director of agronomy Brad Nelson to work with selected Nicklaus Design associates on project.

Course renovation project reaches completion at Verde River
News | Mon 09 Apr, 2018

Course renovation project reaches completion at Verde River

Lehman Design Group and Pro-Turf International oversee changes to Arizona course.

Two-phase project to commence this July at Potomac Shores
News | Fri 06 Apr, 2018

Two-phase project to commence this July at Potomac Shores

Fairways to be regrassed and bunkers renovated at course in Dumfries, Virginia.

Renovated and renamed Bald Eagle Golf Club to open this May
News | Fri 06 Apr, 2018

Renovated and renamed Bald Eagle Golf Club to open this May

Architect Wayne Carleton leads work on course in US exclave of Point Roberts.

Renovations progressing on Willow Brook CC’s front nine
News | Wed 04 Apr, 2018

Renovations progressing on Willow Brook CC’s front nine

Tripp Davis and Associates lead work on course at club in Tyler, Texas.

Course renovation gets underway at Florida’s West Bay Club
News | Wed 04 Apr, 2018

Course renovation gets underway at Florida’s West Bay Club

Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design leads work on course originally designed by Pete and P.B. Dye.

Redesigned Bobby Jones Golf Course on track to open later this year
News | Tue 27 Mar, 2018

Redesigned Bobby Jones Golf Course on track to open later this year

Bobby Cupp overseeing creation of course his late father Bob drew up design for.

‘Golden Age’ feel to restoration work at Pelican Golf Club
News | Mon 26 Mar, 2018

‘Golden Age’ feel to restoration work at Pelican Golf Club

Beau Welling Design overseeing project on former Belleview Biltmore course in Belleair, Florida.

Spogárd & VanderVaart to develop masterplan for Bråvikens Golf Club
News | Fri 23 Mar, 2018

Spogárd & VanderVaart to develop masterplan for Bråvikens Golf Club

Firm’s first project in Sweden will commence this May at course originally designed by Björn Magnusson.

Columbus CC course to reopen this May following renovations
News | Fri 23 Mar, 2018

Columbus CC course to reopen this May following renovations

Architect Kevin Hargrave has looked to enhance Donald Ross footprint at Ohio club.

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MAGAZINE

Issue 52 of Golf Course Architecture is now available
Magazine, News | Thu 19 Apr, 2018

Issue 52 of Golf Course Architecture is now available

The Links at Perry Cabin – Pete Dye's final course project – features on the latest issue’s cover.

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2018
Gopher Watch | Thu 19 Apr, 2018

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2018

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

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.

Tom Fazio on building an Olympic course
Interview | Sean Dudley

Tom Fazio on building an Olympic course

Architect reflects on work to prepare Kasumigaseki East for 2020 Tokyo games.

Improving playability while keeping character
Interview | Sean Dudley

Improving playability while keeping character

Greg Muirhead discusses his work on the Gold Course at Golden Horseshoe GC.

A significant refresh at Golfclub Hamburg-Walddörfer
On site | Adam Lawrence

A significant refresh at Golfclub Hamburg-Walddörfer

Adam Lawrence visits the German club to see the impact of Christoph Städler’s renovation. 

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