SHORT
COURSES

Short courses are a popular option for golf clubs for many reasons. They allow golfers to have a complete golf experience in a smaller window of time and using a smaller parcel of land, they can be a great environment for introducing new golfers to the sport and a fun way for all types of players to work on their game.

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NEWS

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.

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.

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.

Stowe appoints STRI to design new nine-hole course
News | Wed 25 Jul, 2018

Stowe appoints STRI to design new nine-hole course

Layout for prestigious UK school enables National Trust to restore deer park on site of current nine.

Silvies Valley Ranch opens new seven-hole short course
News | Mon 16 Jul, 2018

Silvies Valley Ranch opens new seven-hole short course

Goat caddies available for golfers at McVeigh’s Gauntlet loop designed by Dan Hixson.

Royal Golf Club opens on site of 3M’s former Tartan Park course
News | Thu 24 May, 2018

Royal Golf Club opens on site of 3M’s former Tartan Park course

Remodel handled by Arnold Palmer Design Company in collaboration with Annika Sorenstam.

Martin Design appointed for renovation of Northbrook municipal
News | Tue 22 May, 2018

Martin Design appointed for renovation of Northbrook municipal

Initial planning under way for improvement of facilities at Sportsman’s Country Club.

Nine-hole reversible course opens in the Netherlands
News | Fri 18 May, 2018

Nine-hole reversible course opens in the Netherlands

The Links Valley, designed by Frank Pont, is built on the site of a former sand quarry.

Four-hole practice loop to open at the University of Oklahoma
News | Wed 09 May, 2018

Four-hole practice loop to open at the University of Oklahoma

Tripp Davis-designed Ransom course pays tribute to Golden Age architects.

Renovation begins at LaFortune Park’s par three course
News | Thu 26 Apr, 2018

Renovation begins at LaFortune Park’s par three course

Architect Randy Heckenkemper and Dale Forrest of United Golf leading work.

Ground broken for new course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia
News | Thu 22 Oct, 2015

Ground broken for new course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia

Ground has been broken for the development of a new course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Huxley Golf installs all-weather putting green at The Royal Hospital Chelsea
News | Tue 20 Oct, 2015

Huxley Golf installs all-weather putting green at The Royal Hospital Chelsea

Huxley Golf has helped to create a new leisure area at The Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, UK.

Baseball stadium becomes nine-hole course for new golf experience
News | Mon 19 Oct, 2015

Baseball stadium becomes nine-hole course for new golf experience

A new golf experience will open at Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres baseball team, next month.

New nine-hole course opens at Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel
News | Tue 25 Aug, 2015

New nine-hole course opens at Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel

Ambience Greens has been designed by Hawaii-based Nelson & Haworth.

LATEST
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

What does the future of golf course architecture hold?
Feature | Adam Lawrence

What does the future of golf course architecture hold?

How the profession may change between now and 2030.

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