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European golf course architects focus on inclusivity
Mark Hawkins/Composed Images
News | Wed 27 Oct, 2021

European golf course architects focus on inclusivity

EIGCA annual meeting highlights measures to increase participation from under-represented groups.

Construction continues on Iraq’s first golf course
Golf International
News | Wed 27 Oct, 2021

Construction continues on Iraq’s first golf course

Cynthia Dye McGarey routes Erbil layout through valley with meandering stream and lakes.

John Fought designs new six-hole par-three course for Cedar Hills in Utah
John Fought
News | Wed 27 Oct, 2021

John Fought designs new six-hole par-three course for Cedar Hills in Utah

Short layout will have holes ranging from 60 to 115 yards and is expected to open in summer 2022.

David Williams marks 30 years of design with art commission
David Williams Golf Design
News | Tue 26 Oct, 2021

David Williams marks 30 years of design with art commission

Welsh artist Arwyn Davies produces watercolour paintings of architect’s designs.

Penha Longa targets better playing conditions with renovation
Penha Longa Resort
News | Mon 25 Oct, 2021

Penha Longa targets better playing conditions with renovation

Portuguese resort to begin regrassing and bunker project at RTJ II-designed Atlantic course.

Tower Tee to open in spring 2022 following Schaupeter redesign
Art Schaupeter
News | Mon 25 Oct, 2021

Tower Tee to open in spring 2022 following Schaupeter redesign

The nine-hole par-three course has greens inspired by famous par threes such as Redan and Eden.

Tripp Davis completes Oaks course renovation at The International
James Sylvia West Tenth Media
News | Wed 20 Oct, 2021

Tripp Davis completes Oaks course renovation at The International

Architect works at Massachusetts club on bunkers, regrassing and adding new tees.

Te Arai South growing in ahead of 2022 opening
Ricky Robinson
News | Wed 20 Oct, 2021

Te Arai South growing in ahead of 2022 opening

Strategy of new course by Coore and Crenshaw is determined by site’s natural dune contours.

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.

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?

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.

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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.

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.

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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