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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Bel-Air Country Club starts major Thomas restoration project
News | Mon 16 Oct, 2017

Bel-Air Country Club starts major Thomas restoration project

Doak team mobilises on site to meet rapid construction schedule at club in Los Angeles.

Final hole lengthened and greens and bunkers renovated at Boot Ranch
News | Mon 16 Oct, 2017

Final hole lengthened and greens and bunkers renovated at Boot Ranch

Hal Sutton returns to oversee reworking of elements of his only design to date.

Changes coming to Mussenden course at Castlerock Golf Club
News | Thu 05 Oct, 2017

Changes coming to Mussenden course at Castlerock Golf Club

Dr Martin Hawtree overseeing work, with Sol Golf hired to carry out project’s construction element.

Elements of original Ross design being restored at Ohio’s Inverness Club
News | Tue 03 Oct, 2017

Elements of original Ross design being restored at Ohio’s Inverness Club

Architect Andrew Green’s masterplan to be implemented following approval from club’s board of governors.

Series of enhancements planned for University Club of Milwaukee
News | Fri 29 Sep, 2017

Series of enhancements planned for University Club of Milwaukee

Andy Staples hired to upgrade facilities at Wisconsin club with an original Tom Bendelow design.

Bunker and green renovation work gets underway at Wellingborough GC
News | Wed 27 Sep, 2017

Bunker and green renovation work gets underway at Wellingborough GC

Swan Golf Designs overseeing work at historic club in Northamptonshire, UK.

Major redesign work takes place at newly named Jayhawk Club
News | Tue 19 Sep, 2017

Major redesign work takes place at newly named Jayhawk Club

Mike Gogel leads redesign of former Alvamar Golf and Country Club in Lawrence, Kansas.

Renovations completed at Cliffs Valley golf course in South Carolina
News | Thu 14 Sep, 2017

Renovations completed at Cliffs Valley golf course in South Carolina

Greens converted to Champion bermudagrass as part of project overseen by Ben Wright.

New masterplan unveiled for Country Club of Jackson courses
News | Tue 12 Sep, 2017

New masterplan unveiled for Country Club of Jackson courses

Architect Chris Wilczynski plans to restore original green locations and remove trees at Michigan club.

Renovations coming to West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur this November
News | Mon 11 Sep, 2017

Renovations coming to West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur this November

Parslow & Winter Golf Design to work alongside the PGA Tour on project at club in Malaysia.

Green conversion projects reaches completion at The Tribute Golf Links
News | Fri 08 Sep, 2017

Green conversion projects reaches completion at The Tribute Golf Links

Architect Tripp Davis returns to Texas course to oversee change to TifEagle bermudagrass.

New bunkering bedding in well at Goodwood’s Downs Course
News | Thu 07 Sep, 2017

New bunkering bedding in well at Goodwood’s Downs Course

General manager Stuart Gillett reflects on recent project at club in West Sussex, UK.

Famous Pandy bunker to be restored at Ganton Golf Club
News | Fri 01 Sep, 2017

Famous Pandy bunker to be restored at Ganton Golf Club

Iconic hazard at UK club to be reintroduced by Conor Walsh with the assistance of Gordon Irvine.

Construction phase completed as part of major project at Algonquin GC
News | Tue 29 Aug, 2017

Construction phase completed as part of major project at Algonquin GC

Architects Rod Whitman and Keith Cutten renovating and adding new holes at Canadian course.

LATEST
MAGAZINE

Issue 50 of Golf Course Architecture is out now
Magazine, News | Thu 19 Oct, 2017

Issue 50 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We report on a new course in Las Vegas, speak to Gil Hanse and visit Lofoten Links.

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2017
Gopher Watch | Thu 19 Oct, 2017

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2017

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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. 

Erik Larsen readies Atlantic Beach for Web.com Tour
Interview | Sean Dudley

Erik Larsen readies Atlantic Beach for Web.com Tour

Architect discusses Florida course’s redevelopment in the run-up to its tour debut.

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