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Omni La Costa breaks ground on Gil Hanse renovation
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
News | Thu 26 Jan, 2023

Omni La Costa breaks ground on Gil Hanse renovation

New design will introduce more risk-reward elements and classic SoCal aesthetics

New public course to be built on Colorado dairy farm
Dave Smith – Golf Graphics
News | Wed 25 Jan, 2023

New public course to be built on Colorado dairy farm

Architect Art Schaupeter has designed an 18-hole routing to “play multiple loops and different lengths”

WAC Golf develops renovation plans for Hillsdale
WAC Golf
News | Wed 25 Jan, 2023

WAC Golf develops renovation plans for Hillsdale

Canadian club will replace existing 36 holes with new 18-hole and 9-hole courses and practice facilities

New Kilada course takes shape in southern Greece
Nicklaus Design
News | Tue 24 Jan, 2023

New Kilada course takes shape in southern Greece

Dirk Bouts of Nicklaus Design aims to make the most of the site’s sea and mountain views

Hyderabad approves Richardson and Danner’s master plan
Richardson | Danner
News | Mon 23 Jan, 2023

Hyderabad approves Richardson and Danner’s master plan

Revised routing will make the most of the course’s setting within the walls of the historic Golconda Fort

Tom Clark’s ‘The Battlefield’ course at Shangri-La to open in spring
Shangri-La Resort
News | Fri 20 Jan, 2023

Tom Clark’s ‘The Battlefield’ course at Shangri-La to open in spring

The Oklahoma resort’s par-three layout has a three-tier design to appeal to all abilities

Tripp Davis returns to Green Tree for West nine renovation
JC Vera Hernandez
News | Fri 20 Jan, 2023

Tripp Davis returns to Green Tree for West nine renovation

Architect inspired by styling of Australian Sandbelt courses for Texas project

Jeff Howes completes second nine at new course in Romania
Bucharest Golf Club
News | Thu 19 Jan, 2023

Jeff Howes completes second nine at new course in Romania

Bucharest Golf Club will debut its full 18-hole layout in May 2023

Rogers gears up for more work at Plum Hollow
Plum Hollow Country Club
News | Thu 19 Jan, 2023

Rogers gears up for more work at Plum Hollow

Architect’s work will present course with ‘heightened colours, textures and long, dramatic views’ 

Desert Mountain completes new practice facilities for Renegade course
Landscapes Unlimited
News | Thu 19 Jan, 2023

Desert Mountain completes new practice facilities for Renegade course

Arizona club also adjusts first hole on two-pin layout in preparation for new clubhouse

The January 2023 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 17 Jan, 2023

The January 2023 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Our main feature asks what level of bad golf an architect can be expected to design for

Winter 2022 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Wed 14 Dec, 2022

Winter 2022 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now

Architects discuss the techniques they employ when working on sites with significant elevation change

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Short course decision pays off for Skamania Lodge
Skamania Lodge
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Short course decision pays off for Skamania Lodge

Brian Costello-led transformation at Washington resort leads to increase in play

Using artificial with intelligence
Pelz Golf
Opinion | Rob Gavarkovs

Using artificial with intelligence

Synthetic turf could provide a solution to some of golf’s pressures, as Rob Gavarkovs explains

Turf conversion made easier
Troon International
Opinion | John Holmes

Turf conversion made easier

John Holmes explains how Saadiyat Beach converted grass to help solve its water supply issue

Eau Claire: Looking back to its past
Evan Schiller
Feature | Toby Ingleton

Eau Claire: Looking back to its past

The recent renovation of the classic Wisconsin layout has delivered a more traditional aesthetic

Out of bounds: the worst thing in golf?
Carnoustie Golf Links
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Out of bounds: the worst thing in golf?

Golfers hate it more than almost anything else, but it was once a legitimate strategic hazard, says Adam Lawrence

Golf, reparations and Native American heritage
Mark Wagner
Opinion | Mark Wagner

Golf, reparations and Native American heritage

Mark Wagner highlights the positive impact that golf courses can have for America’s indigenous people

La Finca Golf Los Lagos: Seeking the exceptional
Fernando Herranz Sánchez
On site | Toby Ingleton

La Finca Golf Los Lagos: Seeking the exceptional

A new golf course in Madrid will open next year, almost 25 years after an initial routing was created

A new approach: an interview with Tom Doak
Doug White
Interview | Adam Lawrence

A new approach: an interview with Tom Doak

The superstar architect talks with Adam Lawrence about how he is trying to find a new way of working

My Top Ten: Paul Jansen
Paul Jansen
Opinion | Paul Jansen

My Top Ten: Paul Jansen

South African architect includes two layouts from his homeland in his list of favourite courses

Let us now praise famous men
Cohasse Country Club
Opinion | Mark Wagner

Let us now praise famous men

Mark Wagner considers whether a return to golf’s democratic roots and values is on the cards

Losing the crutch: holes without bunkers
Simon Potter
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Losing the crutch: holes without bunkers

GCA asks why bunkers are such a prominent part of golf, and what makes a good bunkerless hole

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2023
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 17 Jan, 2023

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2023

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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