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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Architect Tim Lobb restores Colt features at St George’s Hill
News | Thu 20 Apr, 2017

Architect Tim Lobb restores Colt features at St George’s Hill

New first green replaces 1930s-era Hawtree design; more work planned for rest of course

Donald Ross design characteristics return to Pinehurst No. 3
News | Tue 18 Apr, 2017

Donald Ross design characteristics return to Pinehurst No. 3

The course has also been rerouted to make room for Gil Hanse’s new nine-hole short course.

Duncan starts ‘sensitive’ renovation of Royal Dar Es Salaam Red course
News | Tue 18 Apr, 2017

Duncan starts ‘sensitive’ renovation of Royal Dar Es Salaam Red course

Longtime C&C associate ‘dusting off’ Jones-built Trophée Hassan host in Moroccan capital.

Brookwater reopens following refurb by Greg Norman Golf Course Design
News | Tue 18 Apr, 2017

Brookwater reopens following refurb by Greg Norman Golf Course Design

All 18 greens have been refreshed, resurfaced and, in some cases, redesigned to improve playability.

Course renovations commence at Balsam Mountain Preserve
News | Wed 12 Apr, 2017

Course renovations commence at Balsam Mountain Preserve

Arnold Palmer Design’s Thad Layton overseeing work at club in North Carolina.

Five new holes created at Indian Trails Golf Course
News | Mon 10 Apr, 2017

Five new holes created at Indian Trails Golf Course

Architect Chris Wilcynzski also designs new practice facility at course in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Replica of the Road Hole at St Andrews introduced at Thaxted Park GC
News | Fri 07 Apr, 2017

Replica of the Road Hole at St Andrews introduced at Thaxted Park GC

Neil Crafter pays homage to iconic hole with recent changes to course near Adelaide, Australia.

Courses at Harborside International to undergo renovations
News | Thu 06 Apr, 2017

Courses at Harborside International to undergo renovations

Lohmann Golf Design and KemperSports to oversee project at club near Chicago, Illinois.

Bunker renovation project completed at Bent Creek Golf Course
News | Wed 05 Apr, 2017

Bunker renovation project completed at Bent Creek Golf Course

Mike Beebe works with Billy Casper Golf on project at public course in Jacksonville, Florida.

First phase of Astbury Golf Club bunker renovation reaches completion
News | Thu 30 Mar, 2017

First phase of Astbury Golf Club bunker renovation reaches completion

Jonathan Gaunt works with Duncan Ross to add character to course in Cheshire, UK.

Renovations to Country Club of Asheville course close to completion
News | Fri 24 Mar, 2017

Renovations to Country Club of Asheville course close to completion

Donald Ross’s design in North Carolina worked on by architect Richard Mandell.

Changes made to formidable bunker on sixth hole at Castle Stuart
News | Wed 22 Mar, 2017

Changes made to formidable bunker on sixth hole at Castle Stuart

Front half of bunker filled but 560-yard par five remains a challenging prospect.

Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project
News | Tue 21 Mar, 2017

Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project

Architect speaks about Tom Bendelow, modernising a classic course and multiple tees.

Scotscraig Golf Club reveals course restoration work
News | Tue 21 Mar, 2017

Scotscraig Golf Club reveals course restoration work

Historic Scottish club carries out project to coincide with its 200th anniversary celebrations.

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MAGAZINE

Spring 2017 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available
Magazine | Fri 14 Apr, 2017

Spring 2017 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Issue 32 celebrates 70 years of the association and speaks with president Greg Martin.

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017
Gopher Watch, News | Fri 20 Jan, 2017

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017

Can you identify the course on which Sandy the gopher has been photographed?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

Progress being made on work to the West Course at Wentworth
Interview | Sean Dudley

Progress being made on work to the West Course at Wentworth

European Golf Design’s Jeremy Slessor discusses project at UK club.

Ally McIntosh’s long term vision at Strandhill Golf Club
On site | Adam Lawrence

Ally McIntosh’s long term vision at Strandhill Golf Club

A five-year plan to improve course in the west of Ireland is underway.

A new buzz for one of Harry Colt’s European classics
On site | Adam Lawrence

A new buzz for one of Harry Colt’s European classics

The La Mer course at Le Touquet in France is getting a new lease of life

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