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Robert McNeil completes Ross-inspired renovation at Kernwood
Northeast Golf Company
News | Mon 17 Jan, 2022

Robert McNeil completes Ross-inspired renovation at Kernwood

Recent work concludes architect’s 15-year project at Massachusetts club.

East Lake appoints Andrew Green to develop renovation plan
East Lake Golf Club
News | Fri 14 Jan, 2022

East Lake appoints Andrew Green to develop renovation plan

Architect aims to protect and embrace the history of the Tour Championship venue.

Nicklaus returns to Los Cabos for second Quivira course
Brian Oar
News | Wed 12 Jan, 2022

Nicklaus returns to Los Cabos for second Quivira course

Design in final stages and groundbreaking expected towards the end of 2022.

Cabot acquires World Woods and plans redevelopment
Cabot
News | Mon 10 Jan, 2022

Cabot acquires World Woods and plans redevelopment

Group’s first project in the US will see 45 holes renovated and new name of Cabot Citrus Farms.

New era for leading German golf course design firm
Städler & Reinmuth Golfdesign
News | Mon 10 Jan, 2022

New era for leading German golf course design firm

Architects Christoph Städler and Achim Reinmuth establish new partnership.

Lake Oswego plans to replace 18-hole par-three course with new nine
Dan Hixson
News | Fri 07 Jan, 2022

Lake Oswego plans to replace 18-hole par-three course with new nine

Dan Hixson has prepared a par-30 design for the Oregon municipal.

Briarwood set for bunker renovation following membership vote
Jeff Mingay
News | Wed 05 Jan, 2022

Briarwood set for bunker renovation following membership vote

Jeff Mingay will restore Hugh Alison’s original bunker designs at the Illinois club.

Happy holidays from us all at Golf Course Architecture!
News | Fri 24 Dec, 2021

Happy holidays from us all at Golf Course Architecture!

With thanks to our readers and the organisations that have supported us in 2021.

Medinah gives green light to OCM master plan for #3 course
Harris Kalinka
News | Wed 22 Dec, 2021

Medinah gives green light to OCM master plan for #3 course

$23.5 million renovation to include three new holes and will begin in 2023.

Design team gathers at Seven Mile Beach for course construction
Lukas Michel
News | Tue 21 Dec, 2021

Design team gathers at Seven Mile Beach for course construction

Mike Clayton, Mike DeVries and Lukas Michel are on site in Tasmania following clearance work.

Winter 2021 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Wed 15 Dec, 2021

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

Main feature considers whether the golf industry is ready to embrace non-18-hole golf courses.

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.

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Change for change’s sake?
Clyde Johnson
Opinion | Ally McIntosh

Change for change’s sake?

Ally McIntosh offers a plea to links courses to resist the trend towards homogenisation of design.

Cornerstone Club: Back on top
Matt Dusenberry
On site | Bradley Klein

Cornerstone Club: Back on top

Brad Klein reports on Matt Dusenberry’s work to make the Michigan layout more playable.

Trusting Tillinghast
Evan Schiller
Opinion | Tom Mackin

Trusting Tillinghast

In restoring Baltusrol, Gil Hanse relied on the principle that AW Tillinghast got it right.

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.

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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