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Royal Perth appoints design team for course renovation plan
Brendan James
News | Wed 01 Dec, 2021

Royal Perth appoints design team for course renovation plan

Project is “one of the most interesting design mandates in Australia” says Mike Clayton.

Westenborg and Cestino team up for Spanish projects
Westenborg Golf Design
News | Wed 01 Dec, 2021

Westenborg and Cestino team up for Spanish projects

Golf course architect and CEO of Zagaleta establish partnership on shared design philosophies.

Construction of second nine continues at Vulintaba in South Africa
novoLGCA
News | Tue 30 Nov, 2021

Construction of second nine continues at Vulintaba in South Africa

Dino De Abreu designs new holes at resort located at the foot of the Drakensberg escarpment.

Infinite Variety renovates short game facility at De Dommel
IVGH
News | Fri 26 Nov, 2021

Infinite Variety renovates short game facility at De Dommel

Project at Dutch club includes rebuilding the putting green and pitching area.

Pizá Golf nears completion with Marina Mazátlan redesign
Piza Golf
News | Fri 26 Nov, 2021

Pizá Golf nears completion with Marina Mazátlan redesign

Design firm reconfigures holes at Mexican layout and frees up land for development.

Two new courses to open at Costa Navarino in February 2022
Fabian Sixt
News | Thu 25 Nov, 2021

Two new courses to open at Costa Navarino in February 2022

José María Olazábal layouts are located in the Navarino Hills development at the Greek resort.

New putting course at Silvies Valley Ranch set to open in spring 2022
Silvies Valley Ranch
News | Thu 25 Nov, 2021

New putting course at Silvies Valley Ranch set to open in spring 2022

Construction is now complete on 18-hole ‘Claire’s course’ layout by Dan Hixson.

Blackmoor begins heathland restoration and bunker project
Blackmoor Golf Club
News | Wed 24 Nov, 2021

Blackmoor begins heathland restoration and bunker project

Tim Lobb plans to reintroduce original Colt features to the course and reshape fairways and bunkers.

Golf de Val-Grand near Paris hires Faldo Design for renovation
Faldo Design
News | Wed 24 Nov, 2021

Golf de Val-Grand near Paris hires Faldo Design for renovation

Work is scheduled to start in July 2022 and will be the design firm’s first project in France.

El Caballero reopens following nine-month renovation by Rees Jones
Premier Aerials
News | Wed 24 Nov, 2021

El Caballero reopens following nine-month renovation by Rees Jones

Architect removes trees, repositions bunkers and reworks greens on course in California.

The October 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 19 Oct, 2021

The October 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Our cover features the first hole of the new St Patrick’s Links course at Rosapenna.

Fall 2021 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Tue 05 Oct, 2021

Fall 2021 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now

Cover story considers the impact that aesthetics play in golf course design.

FEATURE
ARTICLES

My Top Ten: Jeff Mingay
Opinion | Jeff Mingay

My Top Ten: Jeff Mingay

The second article in our new series sees the Canadian architect list the courses that have inspired him.

No Maur Saind, Honeyman
iStock
Feature | Adam Lawrence

No Maur Saind, Honeyman

Sand is crucial to golf, but supplies are under pressure. Adam Lawrence considers how the game should respond.

Marco Simone: Designed for drama
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club
On site | Richard Humphreys

Marco Simone: Designed for drama

Richard Humphreys reports on European Golf Design’s complete redesign of the course that will host the 2023 Ryder Cup.

My Top Ten: Philip Spogárd
Jon Cavalier @LinksGems
Opinion | Philip Spogárd

My Top Ten: Philip Spogárd

The first article in a new GCA series which asks people to list their favourite courses.

St Patrick’s Links: Rolling and tumbling
Clyde Johnson
On site | Adam Lawrence

St Patrick’s Links: Rolling and tumbling

Adam Lawrence visited Rosapenna in Ireland to see Tom Doak’s new course.

A tale of two courses
Courtesy of Mark Wagner
Opinion | Mark Wagner

A tale of two courses

Mark Wagner reflects on two Herbert Leeds designs and considers whether architects could be encouraged to enfold the aristocratic origins of golf into a new egalitarian era.

Post-pandemic golf: Part 2 – Lessons from the pandemic
Staples Golf Design
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Post-pandemic golf: Part 2 – Lessons from the pandemic

In the second part of our feature on post-pandemic golf, Adam Lawrence asks if the Covid-19 will have a long-term change on the way architects work.

Post-pandemic golf: Part 1 – Building on the boom
Ben & Kelly Photography
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Post-pandemic golf: Part 1 – Building on the boom

In the first of a two-part special, Adam Lawrence asks if the pandemic-fuelled golf revival has legs.

Oakland Hills: South roars back
Larry Lambrecht
On site | Bradley Klein

Oakland Hills: South roars back

Brad Klein reports on a bold, aggressive new restoration by Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner.

From Wausa to the world
Dan Blankenship
Opinion | Addison DeHaven

From Wausa to the world

Addison DeHaven discusses the career of Dan Blankenship, designer of 18 golf courses in Brazil.

Kedleston Park: Constant improvement
Kevin Murray
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Kedleston Park: Constant improvement

Richard Humphreys reports on irrigation upgrades that have brought uniformity to playing surfaces at a classic English parkland course.

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2021
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 19 Oct, 2021

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2021

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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