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Gil Hanse appointed to restore Yale Golf Course

GCA

News | Fri 24 Sep, 2021

Gil Hanse appointed to restore Yale Golf Course

Work planned for 2023 to bring back scale and drama of Macdonald-Raynor layout.

Dirab Golf & Country Club reopens following renovation
Golf Saudi
News | Fri 24 Sep, 2021

Dirab Golf & Country Club reopens following renovation

Golf Saudi oversees redevelopment of both the course and club facilities.

Westhaven GC set to reopen following greens project by Billy Fuller
Westhaven GC
News | Thu 23 Sep, 2021

Westhaven GC set to reopen following greens project by Billy Fuller

First phase of work at Tennessee club includes the redesign of six greens and turfgrass conversion.

Eagle Mountain completes renovation on Scott Miller-designed course
Troon
News | Tue 21 Sep, 2021

Eagle Mountain completes renovation on Scott Miller-designed course

Project at Arizona club focuses on improving agronomic conditions and bunker playability.

Sea Pines CC prepares to reopen following course renovation
Sea Pines CC
News | Mon 20 Sep, 2021

Sea Pines CC prepares to reopen following course renovation

Phil Smith’s work at South Carolina club focuses on regrassing, bunkers and the practice facilities.

Westchester Hills to begin work on new Rees Jones master plan
Troon
News | Fri 17 Sep, 2021

Westchester Hills to begin work on new Rees Jones master plan

New York club will undergo a substantial renovation of its 108-year-old golf course

Construction of new Chet Williams course in Texas to begin this week
Chet Williams
News | Tue 14 Sep, 2021

Construction of new Chet Williams course in Texas to begin this week

Eighteen-hole layout at Big Easy Ranch will include 80-foot drops, tree-lined fairways and waterfalls.

Bent Creek in northeast Florida completes greens renovation
Bent Creek
News | Mon 13 Sep, 2021

Bent Creek in northeast Florida completes greens renovation

Project sees putting surfaces on Bobby Weed layout returned to their original size.

PGA National opens Andy Staples-designed Match course
Evan Schiller
News | Fri 10 Sep, 2021

PGA National opens Andy Staples-designed Match course

Architect designs 18-hole layout at Florida resort for match play games like foursomes and skins.

La Cala reopens Europa course following renovation work
La Cala Resort
News | Thu 09 Sep, 2021

La Cala reopens Europa course following renovation work

Three-year project at resort in southern Spain sees all 54 holes worked on.

New issue of By Design marks 75 years of ASGCA
Magazine, News | Thu 12 Aug, 2021

New issue of By Design marks 75 years of ASGCA

Special report highlights key aspects of the profession that will endure for the next 75 years.

The July 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 20 Jul, 2021

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

Our cover features the tenth hole of the newly-restored South course at Oakland Hills.

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ARTICLES

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.

The return of George Wright and the ghost of Olmsted
Mungeam Golf Design
Opinion | Mark Wagner

The return of George Wright and the ghost of Olmsted

Mark Wagner reflects on the history and recent restoration work at two public courses in Massachusetts.

The story so far
Ryan Farrow
Opinion | Brian Curley

The story so far

Brian Curley describes how China’s golfing landscape has changed over the last 30 years.

Grand sand designs
Istockphoto.com
Feature | Toby Ingleton

Grand sand designs

Toby Ingleton finds out about the origins of the game in Saudi Arabia, and what the future holds.

Muni renaissance
Flickr/ Alwyn Ladell, 2011
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Muni renaissance

Across the golfing world there are signs of munis finding a new role and new life, as Adam Lawrence reports.

Shadow Wood CC: Out of the shadows
AdVenture Southwest Florida
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Shadow Wood CC: Out of the shadows

Three-course renovation gives Florida community a new lease of life.

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2021
GCA
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 20 Jul, 2021

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2021

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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