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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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 on Tom Bendelow, the Longleaf Tee Programme and modernising a classic course.

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.

Sale of Royal Norwich Golf Club now complete
News | Mon 20 Mar, 2017

Sale of Royal Norwich Golf Club now complete

Funds from the £17 million sale will go towards the redevelopment of nearby Weston Park.

Forrest Richardson reflects on Mountain Shadows project
News | Wed 15 Mar, 2017

Forrest Richardson reflects on Mountain Shadows project

Architect speaks to GCA about reworked short course now open at resort in Arizona.

Green renovations to take place at Mid South Club
News | Tue 07 Mar, 2017

Green renovations to take place at Mid South Club

Work at course near Pinehurst to be led by Shapemasters’ Jeffrey Stein and Carlos Perez.

Ocean Course at Hokuala resort reopens following renovation project
News | Mon 06 Mar, 2017

Ocean Course at Hokuala resort reopens following renovation project

Team from Nicklaus Design upgrades front nine at course on Hawaiian island of Kauai.

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MAGAZINE

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now
Magazine, News | Fri 20 Jan, 2017

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at how difficulty affects golfing enjoyment and report on restorations at Seminole CC.

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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