Fazio completes redesign of Wynn Golf Club layout 18 October 2019

Fazio completes redesign of Wynn Golf Club layout

Las Vegas resort course reopens with ‘playability second to none’ following two-year project.
TGR Design to create new putting courses for PopStroke 18 October 2019

TGR Design to create new putting courses for PopStroke

Tiger Woods’ goal is ‘to design courses that bring people together’.
Städler completes greens renovation at GC Hannover 18 October 2019

Städler completes greens renovation at GC Hannover

Architect reshapes putting surfaces on German course to be varied and “aesthetically more appealing”.
First nine at Altaona set to open in November 17 October 2019

First nine at Altaona set to open in November

Stirling & Martin designs 27-hole course that will be part of a new residential resort in Murcia, Spain.
Reopening for renovated Plantation course at historic Sea Island 17 October 2019

Reopening for renovated Plantation course at historic Sea Island

Year-long project by Love Golf Design refreshes near century-old Travis course.
Clayton, De Vries and Pont form new global architecture practice 17 October 2019

Clayton, De Vries and Pont form new global architecture practice

New CDP firm will have principals on three continents and eighty years of experience
Construction advances at Faldo Design project in Pakistan 16 October 2019

Construction advances at Faldo Design project in Pakistan

Rumanza golf course is part of huge Defence Housing Authority project in Multan.
Harradine completes remodelling project at Arosa 16 October 2019

Harradine completes remodelling project at Arosa

Project at Swiss club sees original nine renovated to eliminate blind holes and “nearly impossible finishing hole”.
Fourth course at Siam CC set for soft opening 15 October 2019

Fourth course at Siam CC set for soft opening

Brian Curley designs ‘Wall of Death’ bunker complex for Rolling Hills layout in Vietnam
Pfau course at Indiana University set for spring 2020 opening 14 October 2019

Pfau course at Indiana University set for spring 2020 opening

Steve Smyers creates new layout with both elite and everyday golfers in mind.
Palmer team completes second course at Lakewood National 14 October 2019

Palmer team completes second course at Lakewood National

Finishing stretch on new layout plays along Florida’s Little Braden River wetland preserve.
McLemore Club opens new Highlands course 11 October 2019

McLemore Club opens new Highlands course

Rees Jones and Bill Bergin collaborate on project to overhaul former Canyon Ridge club in Georgia.
Nicklaus plans complete overhaul of Muirfield Village 11 October 2019

Nicklaus plans complete overhaul of Muirfield Village

Project will see the rebuilding of all greens as well as the lengthening of three holes at Ohio club.
Hawtree completes new short course for Adlington 11 October 2019

Hawtree completes new short course for Adlington

Nine-hole par three course relocated in advance of road construction project.
The October 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now! 10 October 2019

The October 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

The cover of our new issue features the new Hoiana Shores layout, designed by Robert Trent Jones II.
Gopher Watch Competition – October 2019 10 October 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

Sheep Ranch at Bandon Dunes set for June 2020 opening 10 October 2019

Sheep Ranch at Bandon Dunes set for June 2020 opening

Coore & Crenshaw complete clifftop design on site of Tom Doak’s ‘secret’ course at Oregon resort
Duncan begins renovation of El Jadida course 9 October 2019

Duncan begins renovation of El Jadida course

Another major Moroccan project for longtime Coore & Crenshaw associate.
Chris Wilczynski begins renovation work at Warwick Hills 9 October 2019

Chris Wilczynski begins renovation work at Warwick Hills

Initial phase of project at Michigan club will focus on fairway bunkers on the twelfth and fourteenth.
Swan Golf Designs plans winter work at Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands 7 October 2019

Swan Golf Designs plans winter work at Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands

William Swan plans work on tees, bunkers and green surrounds, plus tree and landscape management.
Club de Campo appoints Olazábal for nine-hole renovation 4 October 2019

Club de Campo appoints Olazábal for nine-hole renovation

Work on back nine of Yellow course will “embrace spirit of Seve’s original design”.
Kapalua’s Plantation course set for November reopening 2 October 2019

Kapalua’s Plantation course set for November reopening

Coore and Crenshaw oversee comprehensive regrassing project at PGA Tour venue.
Lohmann Quitno completes White Eagle renovation 1 October 2019

Lohmann Quitno completes White Eagle renovation

Architects implement clean-edged high-flashed bunker style ‘unique’ to Chicago area.
Myrtlewood’s Palmetto course reopens after greens and bunker renovation 30 September 2019

Myrtlewood’s Palmetto course reopens after greens and bunker renovation

Dan Schlegel restores putting surfaces on South Carolina layout to their original sizes and shapes.
IDG breaks ground on Eighteen Islamabad course 26 September 2019

IDG breaks ground on Eighteen Islamabad course

New layout will be routed through valleys at the centre of vast Pakistan development.
Tuckaway CC reopens following renovation by Jeffrey Brauer 25 September 2019

Tuckaway CC reopens following renovation by Jeffrey Brauer

First phase of project at Wisconsin club includes new irrigation, drainage, tees and bunkers.
‘Dramatic improvements’ in progress at Diablo CC 24 September 2019

‘Dramatic improvements’ in progress at Diablo CC

Todd Eckenrode says he ‘couldn’t be more thrilled’ with progress at California club
Hilltop Valley Golf Club in Vietnam opens IMG layout 23 September 2019

Hilltop Valley Golf Club in Vietnam opens IMG layout

Construction is also under way on a third nine, which is set to open in early 2020.
Handsworth opens three new holes following flood management project 19 September 2019

Handsworth opens three new holes following flood management project

Jonathan Gaunt oversees changes to reflect “high architectural calibre of the Colt-designed course”.
Chaska approves Artisan Golf Design’s redesign plans for short course 18 September 2019

Chaska approves Artisan Golf Design’s redesign plans for short course

Benjamin Warren to overhaul Minnesota municipal, which neighbours Hazeltine National.
Swan restores 1920s bunker style at Huddersfield GC 17 September 2019

Swan restores 1920s bunker style at Huddersfield GC

Architect makes use of historic materials to guide renovation work at UK club.
Royal Norwich opens new course designed by EGD 16 September 2019

Royal Norwich opens new course designed by EGD

Ross McMurray of European Golf Design creates playable layout at site in Weston Longville.
Eckenrode completes renovation work at La Jolla 16 September 2019

Eckenrode completes renovation work at La Jolla

Project at California club includes bunker work, reshaping of green surrounds and some new greens.
RBT Design and Tataurangi progress with Riverside transformation 13 September 2019

RBT Design and Tataurangi progress with Riverside transformation

NZ$10 million project on former Lochiel site aims to “create a brand-new golf experience”.
New Faldo Design layout opens for play in Cambodia 12 September 2019

New Faldo Design layout opens for play in Cambodia

Design firm creates the first of two new courses that will form part of Vattanac Golf Resort.
Fall 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 12 September 2019

Fall 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Architects share their experiences of designing golf courses for universities.
Oxbow CC opens rebuilt course following flood protection work 11 September 2019

Oxbow CC opens rebuilt course following flood protection work

RTJ II renovation of North Dakota course integrates with new levee to protect community.
Gleneagles reinvents two par threes on the Queen’s course 10 September 2019

Gleneagles reinvents two par threes on the Queen’s course

Thirteenth and fourteenth on James Braid layout now feature new tees and native heather.
Dumbarnie Links on track for spring 2020 opening 9 September 2019

Dumbarnie Links on track for spring 2020 opening

New Clive Clark-designed layout in Scotland to provide “unparalleled, memorable golf experience”.
ASGCA debuts Environmental Excellence Awards 6 September 2019

ASGCA debuts Environmental Excellence Awards

The program recognises innovative work completed by architects at seven golf facilities.
Bethesda renovation aims for 'inspired and memorable golf experience’ 5 September 2019

Bethesda renovation aims for 'inspired and memorable golf experience’

McDonald Design Group overhaul of Maryland layout will be completed for 2021 golf season.
Hoiana Shores set to open for preview play on 23 September 4 September 2019

Hoiana Shores set to open for preview play on 23 September

RTJ II-designed resort course in Vietnam includes six holes that play along the beach.
Construction begins on new Yas Acres golf course in Abu Dhabi 3 September 2019

Construction begins on new Yas Acres golf course in Abu Dhabi

Fry/Straka layout on UAE’s Yas Island will feature eight-metre-high ridgelines that will frame holes.
King-Collins ready to break ground on new Nebraska course 28 August 2019

King-Collins ready to break ground on new Nebraska course

Duo ready to start their first eighteen-hole new-build on “an extraordinary piece of land”.
Clyde Johnston completes Hollow Creek course at The Reserve Club 27 August 2019

Clyde Johnston completes Hollow Creek course at The Reserve Club

Architect adds six new holes to South Carolina layout, twelve years after completing first ten holes.
Moodie continues with bunker renovation at West Surrey 23 August 2019

Moodie continues with bunker renovation at West Surrey

Architect returns to UK club this autumn for penultimate phase of five-year project.
New short game area to open at Le Golf National 23 August 2019

New short game area to open at Le Golf National

Ryder Cup venue in Paris, France, creates new training facility in area that housed a grandstand.
Significant changes to two holes at historic Royal Cinque Ports 21 August 2019

Significant changes to two holes at historic Royal Cinque Ports

Martin Ebert-led alterations to third and sixteenth holes at UK club.
MJ Abbott mobilises resources rapidly for repair work at London Golf Club 19 August 2019

MJ Abbott mobilises resources rapidly for repair work at London Golf Club

Construction firm renovates 175 flood-damaged bunkers in a single month.
Allerton Manor plans extensive work as part of £20 million transformation 16 August 2019

Allerton Manor plans extensive work as part of £20 million transformation

Liverpool golf facility hires International Design Group to create a new championship layout.
Chenequa CC hires Fry/Straka to develop master plan 15 August 2019

Chenequa CC hires Fry/Straka to develop master plan

Architects will study the Tom Bendelow design “to see which pieces should and could be restored”.
Gary Player Design approaches completion of Delhi GC renovation 14 August 2019

Gary Player Design approaches completion of Delhi GC renovation

Indian club’s Lodhi course to reopen in late 2019, following extensive redesign work.
New golf course in Nigeria expected to open in 2020 13 August 2019

New golf course in Nigeria expected to open in 2020

Construction in progress at Ron Garl-designed Castle Rock Golf Club.
Newly-named and redesigned Irving Golf Club to open this month 12 August 2019

Newly-named and redesigned Irving Golf Club to open this month

Colligan Golf Design reroutes eight holes of former Twin Wells golf course in Dallas.
Eckenrode completes renovation work on back nine at Barona Creek 9 August 2019

Eckenrode completes renovation work on back nine at Barona Creek

Project at California resort course will restore original green sizes and contours.
DeVries and Pont to restore course at Bloomfield Hills 8 August 2019

DeVries and Pont to restore course at Bloomfield Hills

Architects team up for project at Michigan club that will begin in summer 2020.
Final phase of Duxbury Yacht Club renovation to begin next month 8 August 2019

Final phase of Duxbury Yacht Club renovation to begin next month

Sanford prepares to complete final phase of 10-year master plan for Massachusetts golf course.
New short course at Concession Golf Club to open in November 7 August 2019

New short course at Concession Golf Club to open in November

Nicklaus’s team designs par-three layout with inspiration from TPC Sawgrass, Riviera and St Andrews.
Swan returns to Barton-on-Sea for work on Stroller nine 7 August 2019

Swan returns to Barton-on-Sea for work on Stroller nine

Architect is progressing through ten-year renovation plan for clifftop club on England’s south coast.
LaFoy completes renovation of East course at CC Birmingham 6 August 2019

LaFoy completes renovation of East course at CC Birmingham

Changes include new tees to make Alabama layout playable for golfers of all skill levels.
Rosewood Cordevalle reopens following greens renovation 5 August 2019

Rosewood Cordevalle reopens following greens renovation

Bruce Charlton of RTJ II oversees project to renovate every putting surface on California course.
Tee levelling work completed at Arizona National 5 August 2019

Tee levelling work completed at Arizona National

Architect Mile Gogel helps club to level tees in order to spread wear and tear.
Minneapolis Golf Club begins re-grassing project 2 August 2019

Minneapolis Golf Club begins re-grassing project

Jeff Mingay will restore character and size of original Park Jr and Ross greens.
Infinite Variety progresses with renovation work at New Zealand GC 2 August 2019

Infinite Variety progresses with renovation work at New Zealand GC

Architects reference original Tom Simpson drawings and notes for work at UK course.
Weibring-Wolfard completes bunker renovation at Weibring Golf Club 1 August 2019

Weibring-Wolfard completes bunker renovation at Weibring Golf Club

Illinois club reshapes hazards for better “visibility, playability and maintainability”.
Roosevelt course reopens following Richardson restoration 1 August 2019

Roosevelt course reopens following Richardson restoration

Architect completes project at California municipal, which sees bunkers, green sizes and tees restored.
Elmwood holds official reopening following comprehensive remodel 31 July 2019

Elmwood holds official reopening following comprehensive remodel

Golf Design Services renovates all 18 putting surfaces over a four-year period at Canadian club.
Construction of new golf course in Poland set to begin in autumn 31 July 2019

Construction of new golf course in Poland set to begin in autumn

Caspar Grauballe designs Black Water Links, the first 18-hole course in the Poznan region.
Sustainability drives work at The Saticoy Club 30 July 2019

Sustainability drives work at The Saticoy Club

Thad Layton oversees conversion of California club to Santa Ana bermuda to reduce water requirements.
New putting course at Lake Marion set to open in August 29 July 2019

New putting course at Lake Marion set to open in August

Kris Spence designs Palmetto Traverse, a 35,000-square-foot green for South Carolina municipal.
Construction nears completion at rebranded Florida club 29 July 2019

Construction nears completion at rebranded Florida club

Greg Norman firm renovates former Diplomat course to accommodate future development.
(re)GOLF collaborates with RTJ II at Miklagard Golf 26 July 2019

(re)GOLF collaborates with RTJ II at Miklagard Golf

Christian Lundin leads renovation project at Norwegian club, which includes the design of five new holes.
Second Curley course opens at FLC Quang Binh 26 July 2019

Second Curley course opens at FLC Quang Binh

Ocean Dunes features plenty of natural casuarina pine vegetation and white sand.
Tripp Davis restores Emmet bunker style at Powelton 25 July 2019

Tripp Davis restores Emmet bunker style at Powelton

Architect makes bunkers more manageable and strategic at New York club.
The Shire London opens new short game area 25 July 2019

The Shire London opens new short game area

Ceri Menai-Davis teams up with Dye Designs for UK club’s latest golf offering.
High Meadows work prompted by "damaging rain events" 24 July 2019

High Meadows work prompted by "damaging rain events"

Bill Bergin oversees construction of new forward tees and all new bunkers at North Carolina club.
Progolf completes Greg Letsche redesign at Pfalz 23 July 2019

Progolf completes Greg Letsche redesign at Pfalz

Construction firm oversees building of new green complexes, tees, fairways and bunkers at German club.
Doug Carrick prepares two-hole redesign at Burlington 22 July 2019

Doug Carrick prepares two-hole redesign at Burlington

Architect to revamp the fifth and seventeenth holes at Canadian club.
Lester George begins renovation at Kinloch Golf Club 22 July 2019

Lester George begins renovation at Kinloch Golf Club

Project aims to bring Virginia club up to modern standards of maintenance technologies and sustainability.
Infinite Variety Golf Design nears completion of Hulencourt renovation 19 July 2019

Infinite Variety Golf Design nears completion of Hulencourt renovation

Architect firm overhauls bunkers, green surrounds and tees on Le Vallon course in Belgium.
Royal Malta hires Macpherson to extend and redesign course 18 July 2019

Royal Malta hires Macpherson to extend and redesign course

Construction work on country’s only course is expected to begin in 2020.
Construction of new Coore & Crenshaw course may begin in autumn 17 July 2019

Construction of new Coore & Crenshaw course may begin in autumn

Bill Coore says the clifftop site on the Caribbean island is “spectacular beyond description”.
The July 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now! 16 July 2019

The July 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

The cover of our new issue features the new eighth hole at Royal Portrush’s Dunluce course.
Gopher Watch Competition – July 2019 16 July 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

Nicklaus donates time to Folds of Honor for new American Dunes 15 July 2019

Nicklaus donates time to Folds of Honor for new American Dunes

Construction is progressing on the transformation of the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan.
Ken Moodie continues bunker renovation work at Lindrick 12 July 2019

Ken Moodie continues bunker renovation work at Lindrick

Architect says hazards are being remodelled to provide ‘much better visual framing’.
New course at Kings Golf Club opens for play 9 July 2019

New course at Kings Golf Club opens for play

Stuart Rennie’s first new-build replaces the former Torvean layout in Inverness, Scotland.
Gaunt returns to Meltham for final phase of remodelling project 8 July 2019

Gaunt returns to Meltham for final phase of remodelling project

Project at UK club includes renovation of all bunkers, drainage and a couple of green complexes.
Jeffrey Brauer to address water issues at Iron Horse 5 July 2019

Jeffrey Brauer to address water issues at Iron Horse

Architect also seeks to open up playing corridors at Dick Phelps-designed Texas municipal.
New 10-hole par-three course taking shape at Forest Dunes 3 July 2019

New 10-hole par-three course taking shape at Forest Dunes

Johns and Rhebb collaborate for short layout between Doak and Weiskopf layouts at Michigan club.
McCall Lake golf course reopens following renovation 2 July 2019

McCall Lake golf course reopens following renovation

Wade Horrocks completes overhaul of Calgary municipal following significant investment.
Kenwood CC to begin Kendale course renovation in August 1 July 2019

Kenwood CC to begin Kendale course renovation in August

Fry/Straka uses original William Diddle materials to guide design work at Cincinnati club.
New nine-hole Sigló course opens for first full season 28 June 2019

New nine-hole Sigló course opens for first full season

Edwin Roald prioritises sustainable design processes for remote layout in northern Iceland.
Schlegel begins renovation work on Palmetto course at Myrtlewood 27 June 2019

Schlegel begins renovation work on Palmetto course at Myrtlewood

Greens will be restored to original sizes and shapes with reference to Ed Ault’s 1970s drawings.
Redesign of Ocean course takes shape at Cabo del Sol 27 June 2019

Redesign of Ocean course takes shape at Cabo del Sol

Redevelopment plan includes replacement of current beachside seventh and seventeenth holes.
Lido-inspired design in Thailand set for 2020 opening 26 June 2019

Lido-inspired design in Thailand set for 2020 opening

Gil Hanse’s layout for Ban Rakat Club’s new Ballyshear Golf Links comprises classic template holes.
John Fought completes renovation work at Alpine CC 25 June 2019

John Fought completes renovation work at Alpine CC

Architect’s work at Utah club includes overhaul of bunkers and updated practice facilities.
Gaunt begins second phase of work at Blackwell Grange 25 June 2019

Gaunt begins second phase of work at Blackwell Grange

New short game area ‘not equalled in the Northeast’ is now in construction at English club.
Yeovil appoints Swan Golf Designs to develop master plan 24 June 2019

Yeovil appoints Swan Golf Designs to develop master plan

Full audit of facilities will identify measures required for ‘the demands of twenty-first century golf’.
Renegade course at Desert Mountain reopens after Nicklaus renovation 21 June 2019

Renegade course at Desert Mountain reopens after Nicklaus renovation

Two-pin layout at Arizona club gets new greens, bunkers, tees, irrigation and more.
Ponte Vedra hires Bobby Weed to renovate Ocean course 20 June 2019

Ponte Vedra hires Bobby Weed to renovate Ocean course

Architect plans “to dramatically and comprehensively update every aspect of the layout”.
Summer 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 19 June 2019

Summer 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Members talk about golf projects that they have worked on in emerging golf markets.
Ian Andrew oversees restoration work at St. George’s in Toronto 19 June 2019

Ian Andrew oversees restoration work at St. George’s in Toronto

Architect returns to Stanley Thompson layout to restore bunker details ahead of Canadian Open.
Bunker rebuild project reaches completion at James River 17 June 2019

Bunker rebuild project reaches completion at James River

John LaFoy oversees project to renovate every bunker on the course for Virginia club.
Tokyo Golf Club introduces new Chichibu green complexes 14 June 2019

Tokyo Golf Club introduces new Chichibu green complexes

Gil Hanse returned to Japanese club to redesign second set of greens and restore fairway bunkers.
Peninsula Kingswood opens following 36-hole overhaul 13 June 2019

Peninsula Kingswood opens following 36-hole overhaul

OCCM has rebuilt every green, bunker and tee at the merged sandbelt club in Melbourne, Australia.
A. John Harvey reworks practice facilities at Rockland CC 11 June 2019

A. John Harvey reworks practice facilities at Rockland CC

New York club integrates indoor facility, extends range tees and adds short game area
Robe Golf Club extends course with six new holes 10 June 2019

Robe Golf Club extends course with six new holes

Australian club collaborates with Crafter + Mogford and district council on routing of new holes.
Architect Lobb builds new pits at historic Huntercombe 7 June 2019

Architect Lobb builds new pits at historic Huntercombe

Replicating Willie Park Jr’s famous earthworks at Oxfordshire course was ‘a natural choice’.
Nicklaus Design completes two-hole renovation at Real Club La Moraleja 7 June 2019

Nicklaus Design completes two-hole renovation at Real Club La Moraleja

Madrid club reinstalls original bunker and green style on Course 1’s tenth and eleventh.
Wilczynski and DeVries design short game area for University of Michigan 6 June 2019

Wilczynski and DeVries design short game area for University of Michigan

New practice complex features two large greens, three bunkers, as well as fairway and rough areas.
Jeff Howes design at Golfclub Linsberg opens for play 5 June 2019

Jeff Howes design at Golfclub Linsberg opens for play

Architect combines links, lakes and woodland character for new Austrian layout.
Castle Stuart owner and co-designer Mark Parsinen dies aged 70 4 June 2019

Castle Stuart owner and co-designer Mark Parsinen dies aged 70

American investor-turned-developer was responsible for two of Scotland’s best-ranked new courses.
Swan Golf Designs completes first phase of Aberdelghy renovation 4 June 2019

Swan Golf Designs completes first phase of Aberdelghy renovation

Five holes redesigned at public course in former grounds of stately home in Northern Ireland.
Sri Lanka’s Victoria resort renovates course infrastructure 3 June 2019

Sri Lanka’s Victoria resort renovates course infrastructure

Golf consultant Sam Sakocius leads project to improve turf, irrigation and drainage.
Construction progresses on new North course at Flying Horse 31 May 2019

Construction progresses on new North course at Flying Horse

Phil Smith designs 18-hole layout for Colorado club with views of the Rocky Mountains.
Bel Jan becomes ASGCA president at Arizona meeting 30 May 2019

Bel Jan becomes ASGCA president at Arizona meeting

Former Fazio associate seeks ‘thoughtfulness for clients’ and ‘better economic way to do things’.
Potomac Shores completes regrassing and bunker work 29 May 2019

Potomac Shores completes regrassing and bunker work

Nicklaus Design converts fairways to bermuda and reduces bunkering by 40 per cent.
Fry/Straka to start renovation of Tour course at Weston Hills 28 May 2019

Fry/Straka to start renovation of Tour course at Weston Hills

Architects will also plan work for a new short game area at the Florida club.
Kurt Roßknecht expands Golfpark Zürichsee from nine to 18 holes 27 May 2019

Kurt Roßknecht expands Golfpark Zürichsee from nine to 18 holes

Swiss club completes two-year project with new holes that have views of Lake Zurich.
Whitman and Axland collaborate for new short course at Cabot Links 24 May 2019

Whitman and Axland collaborate for new short course at Cabot Links

Architects design par-three layout on rolling ground with views of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Earthworks begin on second nine of Nicklaus Design course at Da Nang 24 May 2019

Earthworks begin on second nine of Nicklaus Design course at Da Nang

New holes in construction at Vietnam resort, which will be playable under floodlights.
New ‘Wellness Golf’ facility opens at Chablé Resort 23 May 2019

New ‘Wellness Golf’ facility opens at Chablé Resort

Agustín Pizá designs unique short layout surrounded by a Mayan forest.
Prince’s Golf Club progresses with renovation of Shore and Dunes nines 23 May 2019

Prince’s Golf Club progresses with renovation of Shore and Dunes nines

Mackenzie & Ebert oversees project to complete similar upgrades as on Himalayas course.
Hanse Golf Course Design completes first phase of Narin & Portnoo redesign 21 May 2019

Hanse Golf Course Design completes first phase of Narin & Portnoo redesign

Club intends to bring back the ‘feel and character’ of the Irish links course.
Jonathan Davison restores bunker style at Carlisle Golf Club 20 May 2019

Jonathan Davison restores bunker style at Carlisle Golf Club

Architect uses historical photography to bring Mackenzie Ross elements back to UK course.
Braemar Golf Course reopens with new design by Richard Mandell 17 May 2019

Braemar Golf Course reopens with new design by Richard Mandell

City of Edina replaces 27 holes with a new 18 while expanding wetlands and oak savanna.
Love Golf Design’s new Birdwood course takes shape at Boar’s Head 17 May 2019

Love Golf Design’s new Birdwood course takes shape at Boar’s Head

Golf course architect Scot Sherman explains rationale for redesign of University of Virginia course.
Brian Curley starts work on third nine at Stone Valley 17 May 2019

Brian Curley starts work on third nine at Stone Valley

Construction begins on new holes in valley setting at Vietnam resort, with dramatic backdrop.
Milford Haven completes work on new eighteenth hole 16 May 2019

Milford Haven completes work on new eighteenth hole

Marc Westenborg oversees bunker work and introduction of water feature at Welsh club.
New 18-hole layout by Pacific Coast Design takes shape at Aquella 15 May 2019

New 18-hole layout by Pacific Coast Design takes shape at Aquella

Former Thai Muang golf course in Thailand has been completely rebuilt and rebranded.
Foxhills opens new ‘Practice Den’ designed by James Edwards 14 May 2019

Foxhills opens new ‘Practice Den’ designed by James Edwards

‘There’s not much more a golfer of any ability could want or need,’ says club director Chris Fitt.
Leitershofen to reopen next month following renovation 14 May 2019

Leitershofen to reopen next month following renovation

Thomas Himmel creates “nine visually different and strategic green complexes” at German club.
Shaping in progress at new IMG layout in Vietnam 13 May 2019

Shaping in progress at new IMG layout in Vietnam

Design firm creates Lao Cai course on hilly site near the Chinese border.
Major tree clearing programme at historic Woking 10 May 2019

Major tree clearing programme at historic Woking

Tim Lobb advises on project at English club, where 1.5 hectares of trees have been removed.
Kris Spence breaks ground on renovation at North Ridge 10 May 2019

Kris Spence breaks ground on renovation at North Ridge

Architect to reduce raised mounding around greens to promote ground game.
Christoph Städler takes reins of EIGCA following Paris meeting 10 May 2019

Christoph Städler takes reins of EIGCA following Paris meeting

German architect appointed president and Tim Lobb becomes vice president of European institute.
Andrew Green restores Donald Ross features at Cape Fear 9 May 2019

Andrew Green restores Donald Ross features at Cape Fear

Architect rebuilds greens at lower elevation to promote the ground game.
Lohmann Quitno begins renovation work at White Eagle 8 May 2019

Lohmann Quitno begins renovation work at White Eagle

Sand areas will be reduced by more than half at 27-hole Illinois club to ease maintenance burden.
Construction of Muong Thanh Dien Lam course nears completion 3 May 2019

Construction of Muong Thanh Dien Lam course nears completion

IMG creates new layout for Vietnam resort with ‘a spectacular lake in play on several holes’.
Jacksonville G&CC begins greens and bunkers renovation 2 May 2019

Jacksonville G&CC begins greens and bunkers renovation

Clyde Johnston expands putting surfaces and rebuilds tee complexes for Florida club.
Keowee Key to reopen in August following major renovation 1 May 2019

Keowee Key to reopen in August following major renovation

Richard Mandell develops new tee complexes and fairway drainage system for South Carolina club.
Spogárd & VanderVaart begins seeding work at Hilversumsche Golf Club 30 April 2019

Spogárd & VanderVaart begins seeding work at Hilversumsche Golf Club

Architect firm removes trees and sand as part of ninth hole renovation at Dutch club.
The Club at Lac La Belle on track for autumn reopening 29 April 2019

The Club at Lac La Belle on track for autumn reopening

Craig Haltom reroutes Wisconsin course and uses new land as part of major renovation.
Bruntsfield Links completes £1.2 million renovation project 26 April 2019

Bruntsfield Links completes £1.2 million renovation project

Work by Mackenzie & Ebert includes eight new holes and over 80 bunkers redesigned.
Construction of fourth course at Siam CC nears completion 26 April 2019

Construction of fourth course at Siam CC nears completion

Schmidt-Curley designs Rolling Hills layout for Thai club, with a soft opening expected in late 2019.
Harradine Golf gets green light for Tunis project 25 April 2019

Harradine Golf gets green light for Tunis project

Architect firm receives approval for construction to begin on nine-hole course in Tunisia.
Chambers Bay welcomes new poa annua greens 24 April 2019

Chambers Bay welcomes new poa annua greens

Washington municipal and 2015 US Open host is back in play following project to resurface greens.
Gary Player Design targets 2020 soft opening for Luštica Bay Golf Club 24 April 2019

Gary Player Design targets 2020 soft opening for Luštica Bay Golf Club

Montenegro’s first golf course will offer ‘breath-taking views of the Kotor Bay and Adriatic Sea’.
Moortown achieves firm conditions with irrigation overhaul 23 April 2019

Moortown achieves firm conditions with irrigation overhaul

UK club installs Hunter system to achieve greater control over its playing characteristics.
Lester George begins renovation of Audubon Country Club 22 April 2019

Lester George begins renovation of Audubon Country Club

The first phase of multi-year project sees bunkers renovated for Kentucky club.
Erin Hills unveils new Fry/Straka putting course 19 April 2019

Erin Hills unveils new Fry/Straka putting course

Former US Open venue features an “unbelievably dramatic” green with 12 feet of elevation change.
Seeding work begins at new public course in Paris 18 April 2019

Seeding work begins at new public course in Paris

Michel Niedbala designs layout, part of €20 million Golf International de Roissy-en-France project.
The April 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now! 17 April 2019

The April 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

The cover of our new issue features the Twin Dolphin layout in Mexico, designed by Todd Eckenrode.
Gopher Watch Competition – April 2019 17 April 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

Hugh Alison’s Hirono re-emerges as restoration work progresses 17 April 2019

Hugh Alison’s Hirono re-emerges as restoration work progresses

Download Martin Ebert’s full report on his firm’s project at the historic Japanese layout.
Rees Jones leads renovation of South course at BallenIsles 12 April 2019

Rees Jones leads renovation of South course at BallenIsles

Overhaul of Florida layout designed to deliver ‘dramatically improved golf experience’.
New course near Egypt’s pyramids opens for play 11 April 2019

New course near Egypt’s pyramids opens for play

NEWGIZA, the final design from the TPL firm, described as one of the ‘elite courses’ in the region.
Peter Chamberlain completes three-year bunker project at Ljunghusens 10 April 2019

Peter Chamberlain completes three-year bunker project at Ljunghusens

Swedish club reduces maintenance burden with installation of Durabunker synthetic revetting.
Work resumes on Tom Clark’s replica layout in Virginia 9 April 2019

Work resumes on Tom Clark’s replica layout in Virginia

Nine holes of long-delayed Cutalong project scheduled for completion by the end of this year.
Martin Ebert oversees new work at Trump Turnberry’s Ailsa course 8 April 2019

Martin Ebert oversees new work at Trump Turnberry’s Ailsa course

Changes to rough and ninth and eleventh greens designed for ‘fairer test’, plus burn work on sixteenth.
Pacific Links selects Tiger Woods and Gil Hanse to develop Mākaha courses 5 April 2019

Pacific Links selects Tiger Woods and Gil Hanse to develop Mākaha courses

New layouts to take advantage of “cathedral-like setting” of Hawaii coastline and mountains.
FireRock hires Andy Staples for ‘enhancement project’ 4 April 2019

FireRock hires Andy Staples for ‘enhancement project’

Architect plans to renovate bunkers, tees, green surrounds and approaches for Arizona club.
Eckenrode to break ground on Diablo Country Club renovation 3 April 2019

Eckenrode to break ground on Diablo Country Club renovation

California club to reconstruct greens and bunkers, with course routing remaining unchanged.
Tim Lobb prepares to update Colt course at Tandridge 2 April 2019

Tim Lobb prepares to update Colt course at Tandridge

UK club engages architect to carry out a long-term evolution programme for its historic layout.
Spring 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 29 March 2019

Spring 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Members share their stories about golfing pioneer and first female ASGCA president, Alice Dye.
Michael Benkusky takes St. Charles back to the 1920s 29 March 2019

Michael Benkusky takes St. Charles back to the 1920s

Architect works on turning Illinois club’s Bendelow and Gill holes into a single cohesive design.
Rees Jones returns to LedgeRock for renovation work 28 March 2019

Rees Jones returns to LedgeRock for renovation work

Pennsylvania club to build more tees on the tenth and remove cross bunker on seventeenth.
Thomas Himmel extends Golfpark Weiherhof to 27 holes 27 March 2019

Thomas Himmel extends Golfpark Weiherhof to 27 holes

Architect designs nine new holes on rolling terrain for German club.
Sea Pines Country Club selects Phil Smith to lead course renovations 25 March 2019

Sea Pines Country Club selects Phil Smith to lead course renovations

Overhaul of golf course forms part of South Carolina club’s enhancement vision for 2020.
Dye Designs advises The Shire London on renovation work 22 March 2019

Dye Designs advises The Shire London on renovation work

UK club introduces Pure Distinction to greens and begins bunker work on Ballesteros course.
Monte Rei announces second Nicklaus Design layout 22 March 2019

Monte Rei announces second Nicklaus Design layout

Algarve resort expects construction of the new South course to begin in June 2019.
Royal Guernsey completes phase one of bunker project 21 March 2019

Royal Guernsey completes phase one of bunker project

Channel Islands club begins three-year project to rebuild all 31 bunkers with EcoBunker.
Berlin-Wannsee approaches reopening after greens redesign 21 March 2019

Berlin-Wannsee approaches reopening after greens redesign

Architect Thomas Himmel and constructor Josef Pötter Golf collaborate to create new surfaces.
Whittington Heath project to bring back ‘Golden Age’ look 20 March 2019

Whittington Heath project to bring back ‘Golden Age’ look

Jonathan Gaunt oversees redesign of Colt layout in response to planned HS2 railway line.
Desert Highlands set to begin $7 million renovation to golf course 19 March 2019

Desert Highlands set to begin $7 million renovation to golf course

New bunkers and irrigation, and changes to par-four thirteenth, for Scottsdale club.
Tara Iti owner to invest over $50m on two new public courses 18 March 2019

Tara Iti owner to invest over $50m on two new public courses

Ric Kayne plans Coore & Crenshaw and Doak courses for “world golfing destination” in New Zealand.
DuPont CC repurposes Monchanin course for new practice facility 18 March 2019

DuPont CC repurposes Monchanin course for new practice facility

Sanford Golf Design creates five-hole short game area and putting course for Delaware club
Gene Bates develops renovation plan for Circling Raven 15 March 2019

Gene Bates develops renovation plan for Circling Raven

Idaho resort returns to original architect to oversee bunker work, new practice facilities and more.
The Hills Golf Club opens ‘elastic’ par three course 13 March 2019

The Hills Golf Club opens ‘elastic’ par three course

Darius Oliver designs new nine-hole ‘The Farm’ layout for private New Zealand club.
Bonita Bay to begin Bay Island renovation in April 12 March 2019

Bonita Bay to begin Bay Island renovation in April

Hills Forrest Smith also plan work for new short game area at Florida club.
Darwin expands golf portfolio with Dundonald acquisition 8 March 2019

Darwin expands golf portfolio with Dundonald acquisition

Holiday firm purchases 2017 Scottish Open venue from Loch Lomond Golf Club for £4.5 million.
Love Golf Design reaches final stage of Sea Island redesign 7 March 2019

Love Golf Design reaches final stage of Sea Island redesign

Lead architect Scot Sherman discusses changes to Plantation course at Georgia club.
Gogel completes bunker renovation for Country Club of Jackson 6 March 2019

Gogel completes bunker renovation for Country Club of Jackson

Architect oversees installation of new liners and sand, plus four new bunkers, for PGA Tour venue.
Westenborg creates new dunescape at Southport & Ainsdale 5 March 2019

Westenborg creates new dunescape at Southport & Ainsdale

Three-hole project includes formation of dunes to obscure view of range from the eighteenth.
Gary Player Design completes renovation of Soweto Country Club 4 March 2019

Gary Player Design completes renovation of Soweto Country Club

South African course is in final stages of grow-in and scheduled to reopen in March.
Turner and Macpherson design nine new holes for Millbrook 1 March 2019

Turner and Macpherson design nine new holes for Millbrook

Project sees Coronet course increase to 18 holes in preparation for New Zealand Open in 2021.
Construction begins on Siam CC’s new Bangkok layout 1 March 2019

Construction begins on Siam CC’s new Bangkok layout

Clearing is in progress on the club’s fifth course, designed by golf course architect Toby Cobb.
Victoria reopens following greens replacement project 28 February 2019

Victoria reopens following greens replacement project

OCCM oversees conversion to bentgrass and subtle changes to add more pin positions.
Mont Belvieu appoints Fry/Straka for Eagle Pointe masterplan 27 February 2019

Mont Belvieu appoints Fry/Straka for Eagle Pointe masterplan

Texan city seeks to ‘bring new life, fun and playability’ to its course, and make it more cost effective.
Norman’s first course in the Dominican Republic takes shape 26 February 2019

Norman’s first course in the Dominican Republic takes shape

Construction of the new Vistas del Pedregal Golf & Country Club is expected to be complete in late 2019.
Construction to begin on Vladivostok’s first golf course 20 February 2019

Construction to begin on Vladivostok’s first golf course

Jari Rasinkangas, Ronald Fream and George Philpott co-design new layout in Russian port city.
Spogárd says new layout at Ålands could become one of Europe’s top 25 18 February 2019

Spogárd says new layout at Ålands could become one of Europe’s top 25

Architect is overseeing complete overhaul of Castle course on rugged shores of Finnish island.
Todd Eckenrode returns to Barona Creek for renovation project 15 February 2019

Todd Eckenrode returns to Barona Creek for renovation project

Phase one of work at California course will focus on greens and greenside bunkers on back nine.
New layout at The Jayhawk Club ready for May opening 14 February 2019

New layout at The Jayhawk Club ready for May opening

Mike Gogel redesigns course for new owners of club that is home to University of Kansas golf teams.
New bunkering takes shape at Belvoir Park in Northern Ireland 11 February 2019

New bunkering takes shape at Belvoir Park in Northern Ireland

Swan Golf Designs works with Belfast club to recapture Harry Colt’s ‘visual style and effect on play’.
Desert Mountain prepares to open seventh course 8 February 2019

Desert Mountain prepares to open seventh course

Scottsdale club creates par-54 layout as focal point for new residential community development.
Quail Ridge selects Bobby Weed to redesign South course 8 February 2019

Quail Ridge selects Bobby Weed to redesign South course

Architect will reduce turf areas and create subtler green complexes for the Florida club.
Knaresborough completes first phase of remodelling plan 6 February 2019

Knaresborough completes first phase of remodelling plan

English club works with golf course architect David Hemstock to upgrade parkland course.
Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 5 February 2019

Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Latest issue devoted to the seventh annual ASGCA Design Excellence Recognition Program.
Texas Rangers Golf Club to open for play this month 5 February 2019

Texas Rangers Golf Club to open for play this month

Colligan Golf Design creates new layout for baseball-themed club in Arlington, Texas.
Indooroopilly hires Ross Perrett and Karrie Webb to develop masterplan 4 February 2019

Indooroopilly hires Ross Perrett and Karrie Webb to develop masterplan

First project sees pair collaborate for design work at 36-hole club near Brisbane, Australia.
'First lady of golf course architecture' Alice Dye passes away aged 91 2 February 2019

'First lady of golf course architecture' Alice Dye passes away aged 91

Designer of island green seventeenth hole at TPC Sawgrass dies at her home in Florida.
Richardson restores Roosevelt course in LA’s Griffith Park 1 February 2019

Richardson restores Roosevelt course in LA’s Griffith Park

Project at nine-hole course pays homage to work of previous designers, including Billy Bell.
Norman team in progress with renovation of The Diplomat 28 January 2019

Norman team in progress with renovation of The Diplomat

Golf course overhaul is part of new owner’s $220 million investment in the Florida resort.
Pont completes restoration of Amsterdam Old Course 25 January 2019

Pont completes restoration of Amsterdam Old Course

Architect waives fee as work on Colt, Alison & Morrison layout was “too important not to happen”.
Gopher Watch Competition – January 2019 24 January 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

The January 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now! 24 January 2019

The January 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

A new look for GCA and the 2019 edition of the GCA Green Pages supplier directory.
Drew Rogers completes course refinements at Valencia G&CC 23 January 2019

Drew Rogers completes course refinements at Valencia G&CC

Architect reduces bunkers, improves putting surfaces and enlarges tees at Florida municipal.
Latvian club reopens with new identity and new course 21 January 2019

Latvian club reopens with new identity and new course

Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel debuts new Nicklaus Design course and practice facilities.
Doug Carrick enters second phase of Fontana redesign 18 January 2019

Doug Carrick enters second phase of Fontana redesign

Work at former Austrian Open venue frees up space for residential development.
North Palm Beach completes eight-month renovation project 17 January 2019

North Palm Beach completes eight-month renovation project

Florida course returns to Nicklaus for work to greens, tees and bunkers, plus re-grassing.
Chee Chan Golf Resort officially opens new Golfplan-designed course 16 January 2019

Chee Chan Golf Resort officially opens new Golfplan-designed course

110-feet high likeness of Gautama Buddha dominates views from new layout in Pattaya, Thailand.
West Bay Club reopens following Fry/Straka renovation 14 January 2019

West Bay Club reopens following Fry/Straka renovation

Work at private club on Florida’s West coast includes re-grassing and rebuild of greens and bunkers.
Powelton hires Tripp Davis for bunker restoration 11 January 2019

Powelton hires Tripp Davis for bunker restoration

Architect plans to return bunkers to Devereux Emmet’s slender style with steep grass faces.
Construction work begins on new nine at De Haar 11 January 2019

Construction work begins on new nine at De Haar

Golf course architect Bruno Steensels will also completely redesign the existing nine at Dutch club.
Gary Player Design selected for renovation of Delhi GC’s Lodhi course 8 January 2019

Gary Player Design selected for renovation of Delhi GC’s Lodhi course

Jeff Lawrence discusses changes to be made to historic layout in heart of Indian capital.
Doug Carrick designs six new holes for Sunningdale in Ontario 7 January 2019

Doug Carrick designs six new holes for Sunningdale in Ontario

Canadian architect will also reconstruct 12 greens on Stanley Thompson course.
Richard Mandell to restore Ross features at Bobby Jones GC 4 January 2019

Richard Mandell to restore Ross features at Bobby Jones GC

Architect plans to ‘revitalise everything on the site’ at 45-hole complex in Sarasota, Florida.
Sanford uses GPS to identify turf reduction potential at Crandon 2 January 2019

Sanford uses GPS to identify turf reduction potential at Crandon

New master plan will enable Florida club to decrease water consumption by 30 percent.
Happy holidays to all Golf Course Architecture readers! 24 December 2018

Happy holidays to all Golf Course Architecture readers!

Many thanks to all our readers and the organisations that have supported us in 2018.
Agustín Pizá completes major renovation at Cabo San Lucas 21 December 2018

Agustín Pizá completes major renovation at Cabo San Lucas

Several holes have been altered to enhance playability at the Mexican course.
Club Pelican Bay selects Forse Design for major overhaul 20 December 2018

Club Pelican Bay selects Forse Design for major overhaul

Private club in Naples, Florida, will revamp all 27 holes and practice facility in 2019.
North course at Hunters Run reopens for play 20 December 2018

North course at Hunters Run reopens for play

Sanford Golf Design completes comprehensive renovation project at Florida club.
Steiner & Partner and (re)GOLF continue renovation at Engelberg 19 December 2018

Steiner & Partner and (re)GOLF continue renovation at Engelberg

Third year of project sees construction work under way on five holes of Swiss mountain course.
Plantation Lakes in progress with second nine 18 December 2018

Plantation Lakes in progress with second nine

Shawn Smith expects work at Delaware club to be completed by end of 2019.
Twin Dolphin course in Mexico’s Los Cabos opens for play 17 December 2018

Twin Dolphin course in Mexico’s Los Cabos opens for play

Todd Eckenrode and Fred Couples create desert layout on site overlooking the Sea of Cortez.
Wimbledon Park Golf Club members vote to sell land to AELTC 14 December 2018

Wimbledon Park Golf Club members vote to sell land to AELTC

WPGC will continue to operate as eighteen-hole course until December 2021.
Indiana University approaches completion of new course construction 13 December 2018

Indiana University approaches completion of new course construction

Steve Smyers designs future-proof and environmentally-sustainable layout for Bloomington campus.
The Refuge aims for late 2019 reopening 13 December 2018

The Refuge aims for late 2019 reopening

Nathan Crace remodel of Mississippi public course provides more width and multiple playing loops.
Winter 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 13 December 2018

Winter 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

ASGCA members provide insight on projects where they have been giving free rein from a client.
Mackenzie & Ebert in progress with changes at Nairn 13 December 2018

Mackenzie & Ebert in progress with changes at Nairn

Scottish links will have three new greens, new forward tees and substantial rebunkering.
New golf course opens for play at Dubai Hills Estate development 7 December 2018

New golf course opens for play at Dubai Hills Estate development

Gary Johnston of European Golf Design creates memorable layout for Emaar development firm.
Gil Hanse and Beau Welling design new layouts for Frisco development 5 December 2018

Gil Hanse and Beau Welling design new layouts for Frisco development

Two new courses to be built as PGA of America relocates from Palm Beach County to Texas.
Swan Golf Designs completes third phase of work at Moray 5 December 2018

Swan Golf Designs completes third phase of work at Moray

Scottish club continues progress with long-range plan of improvements for Old and New courses.
Robert McNeil completes four-year project on Dennis municipals 3 December 2018

Robert McNeil completes four-year project on Dennis municipals

New bunkering among changes on Pines and Highlands courses at Massachusetts town.
Arnold Palmer firm designs second nine holes at Fasano Las Piedras 30 November 2018

Arnold Palmer firm designs second nine holes at Fasano Las Piedras

Project architect Thad Layton expects construction at Uruguay resort to begin in spring 2019.
Construction work complete at new Tabori Hill course in Georgia 29 November 2018

Construction work complete at new Tabori Hill course in Georgia

Nine-hole Golfplan layout adjacent to the Tbilisi Botanical Garden will be accessible by cable car.
Mackenzie & Ebert designs new short game area for Royal Cinque Ports 28 November 2018

Mackenzie & Ebert designs new short game area for Royal Cinque Ports

Practice site capped with sand imported from area near second hole, which becomes wildlife habitat.
Michiel Van der Vaart works on 27 holes at Kroonprins 26 November 2018

Michiel Van der Vaart works on 27 holes at Kroonprins

Dutch club to open par three layout in 2019 following recent opening of its 18-hole course.
Joakimides overseeing progression of new course at Navarrenx 23 November 2018

Joakimides overseeing progression of new course at Navarrenx

Pro-turned-architect expects all eighteen holes to be playable by September 2019
Tripp Davis to renovate and restore course at Oklahoma City G&CC 22 November 2018

Tripp Davis to renovate and restore course at Oklahoma City G&CC

Architect aims to preserve existing contours of greens as well as equipping them for modern play.
Kapalua Golf reroutes its Bay course to help improve pace of play 21 November 2018

Kapalua Golf reroutes its Bay course to help improve pace of play

Hawaii resort redesigns and expands its practice facilities including a new TifEagle putting green.
New course takes shape for merged New Zealand clubs 16 November 2018

New course takes shape for merged New Zealand clubs

Nicklaus Design expects eighteen holes for Royal Auckland and Grange to open in spring 2020.
Construction nears completion of new King’s course for Torvean 14 November 2018

Construction nears completion of new King’s course for Torvean

Relocation of Scottish layout sees Stuart Rennie create new track that will open in 2019.
ASGCA releases 2018 list of ‘design excellence’ projects 13 November 2018

ASGCA releases 2018 list of ‘design excellence’ projects

Annual programme highlights examples of industry innovation and problem-solving.
Richard Mandell nears completion of first phase of Lake Forest project 12 November 2018

Richard Mandell nears completion of first phase of Lake Forest project

Architect discovers original architect to be Tom Bendelow in old newspaper clippings.
Harradine Golf designs new course for major development project in Pakistan 12 November 2018

Harradine Golf designs new course for major development project in Pakistan

Construction work expected to begin at site near Islamabad in January 2019.
Audubon CC completes final phase of three-year renovation project 9 November 2018

Audubon CC completes final phase of three-year renovation project

Drew Rogers oversees greens rebuild and new short game area, completing overhaul of Florida club.
Nicklaus Design completes renovation of Champion course at PGA National 7 November 2018

Nicklaus Design completes renovation of Champion course at PGA National

Tree removal and green expansion increases playing options at venue of PGA Tour’s Honda Classic.
New course designed by Nicolas Joakimides opens in Morocco 6 November 2018

New course designed by Nicolas Joakimides opens in Morocco

Professional golfer-turned architect designs and shapes Golf de Saïdia Teelal on sandy site.
Bobby Weed completes renovation of Golden Marsh layout 6 November 2018

Bobby Weed completes renovation of Golden Marsh layout

Architect says course at Harbour Ridge community in Florida now has more enhanced native features.
Lester George to upgrade practice facilities at Country Club of Florida 5 November 2018

Lester George to upgrade practice facilities at Country Club of Florida

Architect will expand the club’s driving range, short game practice facility and teaching facility.
Chris Wilczynski to design second course at Florida community 5 November 2018

Chris Wilczynski to design second course at Florida community

'This will not feel like a typical residential golf course,' says architect of new Esplanade layout.
Tanglewood reopens following renovation by RTJ II and Mandell 2 November 2018

Tanglewood reopens following renovation by RTJ II and Mandell

Architects return public course in North Carolina to design of the 1974 PGA Championship.
Clearwater Bay expands feature lake as part of range redesign 2 November 2018

Clearwater Bay expands feature lake as part of range redesign

Southwest Greens Construction works with TP Golf and Linksshape at Hong Kong club.
Hallett and Davison collaborate to renovate Royal Marrakech 1 November 2018

Hallett and Davison collaborate to renovate Royal Marrakech

Architects adding width and aiming to reduce repetitive nature of Moroccan course.
Royal Blackheath nearing completion of five-year course renovation 1 November 2018

Royal Blackheath nearing completion of five-year course renovation

Ken Moodie oversees redesign work on Dunn/Braid layout for England’s oldest golf club.
The Phoenician course set to reopen following Phil Smith redesign 31 October 2018

The Phoenician course set to reopen following Phil Smith redesign

Architect uses existing fairway corridors to transform Scottsdale resort layout from 27 holes to 18.
Troy Miller to renovate Charleston Municipal Golf Course 29 October 2018

Troy Miller to renovate Charleston Municipal Golf Course

US$3 million project to improve playing conditions will begin in December 2019.
Sun City Hilton Head completes renovation of Argent Lakes course 26 October 2018

Sun City Hilton Head completes renovation of Argent Lakes course

Troon’s Ron Despain oversees revamp of ‘executive’ course at South Carolina community.
Harradine redesigns three opening holes at Jebel Ali 25 October 2018

Harradine redesigns three opening holes at Jebel Ali

Dubai resort course reopens following reconfiguration to accommodate new hotel construction.
Cervone collaborates with Rocco Mediate for alterations at Greensburg 24 October 2018

Cervone collaborates with Rocco Mediate for alterations at Greensburg

Pennsylvania club employs duo for greens renovation on three holes and tree clearance work.
Bergin completes restoration work at Chickasaw 23 October 2018

Bergin completes restoration work at Chickasaw

Architect returns greens and bunkers to the original William Langford design at Memphis club.
Spanish Wells renovates its South and East nines 22 October 2018

Spanish Wells renovates its South and East nines

Florida club revamps greens and bunkers, restores lake bank and improves irrigation and drainage.
David Williams transforms short game area at Madrid club 19 October 2018

David Williams transforms short game area at Madrid club

Architect extends and redesigns practice facility at von Hagge-designed Real Sociedad Hípica Española.
The October 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now! 18 October 2018

The October 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Featuring the new JCB course in England designed by Robin Hiseman of European Golf Design.
Majorca club introduces eco-friendly technology to reduce carbon footprint 18 October 2018

Majorca club introduces eco-friendly technology to reduce carbon footprint

DAS Energy extends battery life to all buggies at Alcanada with state-of-the-art solar panels.
Gopher Watch Competition – October 2018 18 October 2018

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2018

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

Serafin in progress with renovation at Little Turtle 17 October 2018

Serafin in progress with renovation at Little Turtle

Architect renovates Dye course at Ohio club as part of a residential development project.
Fort Lauderdale appoints Schulties to renovate North course 16 October 2018

Fort Lauderdale appoints Schulties to renovate North course

Architect to create ‘vastly different course’ following membership approval and funding.
Tripp Davis continues Tillinghast restoration work at Niagara Falls CC 15 October 2018

Tripp Davis continues Tillinghast restoration work at Niagara Falls CC

Architect to rebuild eleventh green and various bunkers as part of masterplan for New York club.
Gil Hanse to begin work on new Les Bordes course 12 October 2018

Gil Hanse to begin work on new Les Bordes course

Architect to design playable track in contrast to von Hagge design.
Sara Bay reopens following restoration of Donald Ross course 12 October 2018

Sara Bay reopens following restoration of Donald Ross course

Kris Spence uses historical drawings to restore greens and bunkers of the original design.
TPC Kuala Lumpur’s updated West course welcomes CIMB Classic 11 October 2018

TPC Kuala Lumpur’s updated West course welcomes CIMB Classic

Parslow and Winter complete 10-month project on Malaysian layout ahead of PGA Tour event.
Two more courses announced for Greece’s Navarino development 10 October 2018

Two more courses announced for Greece’s Navarino development

José María Olazábal's design firm building 36 holes at Navarino Hills site.
Belfair’s East course reopens following four-month renovation project 9 October 2018

Belfair’s East course reopens following four-month renovation project

South Carolina club updates greens, fairways and bunkers as part of $20 million investment.
Long Cove reopens following restoration of Pete Dye’s design intent 8 October 2018

Long Cove reopens following restoration of Pete Dye’s design intent

South Carolina club debuts revitalised course following project by long-time Dye associate Bobby Weed.
Pinnacle course at Troon North reopens with new greens and bunkers 5 October 2018

Pinnacle course at Troon North reopens with new greens and bunkers

Arizona club uses GPS technology to update green complexes to Tom Weiskopf’s original design.
Gary Stephenson design at Kissing Tree opens for play 4 October 2018

Gary Stephenson design at Kissing Tree opens for play

Architect follows natural movement of Texas Hill Country land for new public course.
Goosen takes first steps towards landscape restoration at Royal Cape 3 October 2018

Goosen takes first steps towards landscape restoration at Royal Cape

Architect begins work on preserving indigenous landscape at South Africa’s oldest course.
O’Callaghan completes bunker renovation at Friendly Hills 2 October 2018

O’Callaghan completes bunker renovation at Friendly Hills

Los Angeles club addresses issues with aesthetics, playability, maintenance and accessibility.
Legacy course at Forest City opens for play in Malaysia 1 October 2018

Legacy course at Forest City opens for play in Malaysia

Nicklaus Design layout is first of three courses planned for huge real estate development.
Palmer team completes first phase of renovation at The Saticoy Club 28 September 2018

Palmer team completes first phase of renovation at The Saticoy Club

California club remodels bunkers, removes trees and expands fairways to improve playability.
Renaissance in progress with Washington G&CC renovation 27 September 2018

Renaissance in progress with Washington G&CC renovation

Eric Iversen transforming course elements and making small routing changes to Virginia layout.
New TPC Colorado course to open in mid-October 26 September 2018

New TPC Colorado course to open in mid-October

Art Schaupeter creates versatile layout as centrepiece of Heron Lakes master-planned community.
KN Golf Links Cam Ranh set for grand opening at end of October 26 September 2018

KN Golf Links Cam Ranh set for grand opening at end of October

27-hole facility designed by Greg Norman’s firm set on coastal stretch at new Vietnam resort.
Nicklaus Design completes new layout at Raevo in Russia 25 September 2018

Nicklaus Design completes new layout at Raevo in Russia

Moscow course has extensive drainage and sandcapping to maximise playing season.
David Williams reworks three holes on Ballesteros nine at Pedreña 24 September 2018

David Williams reworks three holes on Ballesteros nine at Pedreña

Architect will also renovate two more holes on the Spanish club’s Harry Colt-designed course.
Fox Hills to open for two-week preview of new course 21 September 2018

Fox Hills to open for two-week preview of new course

Public will be able to trial 12 holes of Kevin Norby design over rolling hills of North Dakota.
Mike DeVries to restore Willie Park Jr features at Flint Golf Club 21 September 2018

Mike DeVries to restore Willie Park Jr features at Flint Golf Club

Architect in progress with pilot project on par-three eighth hole at Michigan club.
Jacksonville Beach course to reopen following Minchew renovation 20 September 2018

Jacksonville Beach course to reopen following Minchew renovation

Architect focuses on playability and issues relating to effluent water supply at Florida municipal.
Nicklaus Design’s first course in Morocco opens for play 19 September 2018

Nicklaus Design’s first course in Morocco opens for play

Michlifen hosts La Coupe du Trône tournament to mark the opening of the mountainous layout.
Rivermead appoints Jeff Mingay for renovation project 18 September 2018

Rivermead appoints Jeff Mingay for renovation project

Quebec club aims to improve course infrastructure and restore elements of the original design.
Construction of new Czech Republic golf resort in Prague nears completion 18 September 2018

Construction of new Czech Republic golf resort in Prague nears completion

Gaunt designs 27 holes at Twin Chapels with views of Říp Mountain and Central Bohemian Uplands.
Fall 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 14 September 2018

Fall 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

ASGCA members provide insight on how their design approach may change for resort courses.
Dudsbury progresses with bunker rebuild following successful trial 12 September 2018

Dudsbury progresses with bunker rebuild following successful trial

Dorset club expects to reduce maintenance burden with artificial turf edging and liner.
New Jeffrey Brauer layout to open at Tempest Golf Club 10 September 2018

New Jeffrey Brauer layout to open at Tempest Golf Club

Former Southern Hills club in Texas has been completely rebuilt and rebranded.
New JCB course is open for play 7 September 2018

New JCB course is open for play

Robin Hiseman of European Golf Design has created a long, tough and exciting course for excavator manufacturing giant.
Regnum Golf and Country Club opens new course in Bodrum 7 September 2018

Regnum Golf and Country Club opens new course in Bodrum

Tim Lobb layout is first full-length course in Turkish resort city on Mediterranean Sea.
Sand Valley hires Tom Doak to design resort’s fourth course 6 September 2018

Sand Valley hires Tom Doak to design resort’s fourth course

The Wisconsin layout will be routed within a restored sedge savannah and measures 6,100 yards.
Golfplan adds nine holes to complete Serena resort course in Uganda 6 September 2018

Golfplan adds nine holes to complete Serena resort course in Uganda

Layout overlooking Lake Victoria will formally open with its first professional tournament in October.
Construction work nears completion at McLemore Club 5 September 2018

Construction work nears completion at McLemore Club

Rees Jones, Bill Bergin and Steve Weisser collaborate to add drama and variety at Georgia club.
Kiawah Island Club completes bunker renovation work on Cassique course 5 September 2018

Kiawah Island Club completes bunker renovation work on Cassique course

Private club in South Carolina uses DuraBunker faces for new traps with the Better Billy Bunker liner.
Remodelling work under way at TPC Twin Cities ahead of PGA Tour event 3 September 2018

Remodelling work under way at TPC Twin Cities ahead of PGA Tour event

Palmer team alters tees and bunkers and tightens fairways to increase challenge at Minnesota course.
Desert Mountain makes changes to its dual-greened Renegade course 30 August 2018

Desert Mountain makes changes to its dual-greened Renegade course

Heritage Links in progress with construction at Arizona club following new Nicklaus masterplan.
Prince’s opens revamped short game area 30 August 2018

Prince’s opens revamped short game area

Kent club invests £50,000 to improve practice facilities and plans further work on main course.
Jeff Howes completes first phase of two-year renovation at Castlebar 29 August 2018

Jeff Howes completes first phase of two-year renovation at Castlebar

Construction of a road leads Irish club to introduce new holes and reconfigure three others.
New owners of Royal New Kent begin restoration of Mike Strantz layout 28 August 2018

New owners of Royal New Kent begin restoration of Mike Strantz layout

Wingfield Golf plans to get Virginia course back ‘as close as we can to what he designed’.
Mirasol’s renovated Sunset course to reopen in October 24 August 2018

Mirasol’s renovated Sunset course to reopen in October

Drew Rogers returns to Florida layout to update ageing infrastructure and improve playability.
Stirling & Martin chosen to design new course in northwest Spain 24 August 2018

Stirling & Martin chosen to design new course in northwest Spain

Layout will be set among sprawling grounds of seventeenth-century mansion near A Coruña.
Boca Lago approaches completion of 27-hole renovation 23 August 2018

Boca Lago approaches completion of 27-hole renovation

Golf course architect Jan Bel Jan oversees a “revitalised approach to strategy and playability”.
Construction begins on Harrison renovation of Castle Hill in Sydney 23 August 2018

Construction begins on Harrison renovation of Castle Hill in Sydney

Project at former Australian PGA venue to focus on bunkers, course strategy and water management.
John Fought oversees renovation project at Alpine Country Club 22 August 2018

John Fought oversees renovation project at Alpine Country Club

Utah club to modernise bunkers, rebuild cart paths, add tees and improve practice facilities.
Weiskopf oversees progress of new course overlooking St Andrews 21 August 2018

Weiskopf oversees progress of new course overlooking St Andrews

Former Open champion tweaks layout at The Feddinch Club following latest visit to Scotland.
Construction of new par three course underway in Czech Republic 21 August 2018

Construction of new par three course underway in Czech Republic

Jonathan Davison says designs like Golf Park Lhotka “are needed to introduce the game to new golfers”.
New course opens at Friday Harbour resort near Toronto 20 August 2018

New course opens at Friday Harbour resort near Toronto

Doug Carrick designs ‘the Nest’ using earth excavated from marina at Canadian development.
Infinite Variety creates new reversible course for German club 20 August 2018

Infinite Variety creates new reversible course for German club

Golfanlage Patting Hochriesblick has also opened a nine-hole par-three course.
Valley of the Eagles opens for play following overhaul by Nicklaus Design 17 August 2018

Valley of the Eagles opens for play following overhaul by Nicklaus Design

Design of former Spring Valley Country Club in Ohio capitalises on Black River Valley location.
Norby adds three new holes to Edgewater course in North Dakota 16 August 2018

Norby adds three new holes to Edgewater course in North Dakota

Grassing begins at New Town track following construction of a road through the nine-hole layout.
Handsworth introduces new holes as part of flood management project 15 August 2018

Handsworth introduces new holes as part of flood management project

Jonathan Gaunt oversees changes required due to embankment construction on Birmingham course.
Soft opening for new course at Stone Valley in Vietnam 14 August 2018

Soft opening for new course at Stone Valley in Vietnam

Architect Brian Curley utilises large greens and strong slopes to promote ground game.
Norman begins first phase of renovation at St Lucia resort course 10 August 2018

Norman begins first phase of renovation at St Lucia resort course

Sandals seeks to improve greens, approaches and irrigation on recently-acquired layout.
Menai-Davis partners with Dye Designs on three London courses 9 August 2018

Menai-Davis partners with Dye Designs on three London courses

UK golf developer family in progress with two new courses plus remodelling work at The Shire.
Nicklaus Design begins renovation of Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee 8 August 2018

Nicklaus Design begins renovation of Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee

The course, one of six at the Georgia resort community, is being rebuilt to improve playability and conditions.
Van der Vaart under way with project on Anderstein’s Valley nine 8 August 2018

Van der Vaart under way with project on Anderstein’s Valley nine

Dutch club’s oldest loop is to be overhauled and extended from 9 holes to 12.

Providence nears reopening following renovation by Kris Spence 7 August 2018

Providence nears reopening following renovation by Kris Spence

Architect aims to transform design, playability and character without complete reconstruction.
Richardson designs closest-to-the-pin challenge for Castle Hot Springs 6 August 2018

Richardson designs closest-to-the-pin challenge for Castle Hot Springs

Arizona resort, closed since 1976, to reopen in late 2018 with new Billy Bell-inspired green.
Cornerstone Club prepares for reopening with Dusenberry renovation 3 August 2018

Cornerstone Club prepares for reopening with Dusenberry renovation

Architect employs eight principles for relaunch of highly-ranked course at Colorado mountain club.
Irving Golf Club grassed and on track for autumn opening 2 August 2018

Irving Golf Club grassed and on track for autumn opening

Colligan redesigns municipal course, formerly named Twin Wells, overlooking downtown Dallas.
Palmer team completes new short game facility at Bay Hill 1 August 2018

Palmer team completes new short game facility at Bay Hill

Florida club also renovates closing hole on Charger nine to accommodate practice area.
New lake added to Sultan course at PGA National Turkey 1 August 2018

New lake added to Sultan course at PGA National Turkey

Antalya club replaces bunker with water feature in effort to improve playability and speed up pace of play.
Trinity Forest addresses drainage issues with new bunker lining 31 July 2018

Trinity Forest addresses drainage issues with new bunker lining

Capillary Concrete enables club to solve challenges related to landfill origin of Coore & Crenshaw course.
Pinehurst ready to unveil Gil Hanse’s ‘reimagination’ of No. 4 course 30 July 2018

Pinehurst ready to unveil Gil Hanse’s ‘reimagination’ of No. 4 course

North Carolina resort will reopen layout on 20 Sep, featuring exposed sand areas and native wire grass.
RTJ II designs first course in Vietnam as part of Hoi An South development 27 July 2018

RTJ II designs first course in Vietnam as part of Hoi An South development

Situated near Hoi An, a UNESCO Heritage Site, Hoiana Shores is scheduled to open in 2019.
EIGCA presents Bernhard Langer with Harry Colt Award 27 July 2018

EIGCA presents Bernhard Langer with Harry Colt Award

Langer becomes the first individual to receive award for outstanding contribution to European golf.
Full speed ahead at Scotland’s new Dumbarnie Links 26 July 2018

Full speed ahead at Scotland’s new Dumbarnie Links

Seven holes already shaped at new Fife course designed by Clive Clark.
Hills & Forrest completes second phase of renovation at Oneida 26 July 2018

Hills & Forrest completes second phase of renovation at Oneida

Shawn Smith uses historical photography to restore Stanley Pelchar’s bunkering at Wisconsin course.
Stowe appoints STRI to design new nine-hole course 25 July 2018

Stowe appoints STRI to design new nine-hole course

Layout for prestigious UK school enables National Trust to restore deer park on site of current nine.
The July 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now! 24 July 2018

The July 2018 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Featuring the first course at the FLC Quang Binh development in Vietnam, designed by Brian Curley.

Welling leads collaborative renovation of Valley Club courses 24 July 2018

Welling leads collaborative renovation of Valley Club courses

Idaho club addresses aging irrigation system, as well as improving the courses’ aesthetics and playability.
Gopher Watch Competition – July 2018 24 July 2018

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2018

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

Skipton ready for official reopening following redesign by David Jones 23 July 2018

Skipton ready for official reopening following redesign by David Jones

UK Environment Agency flood alleviation scheme necessitates remodelling of North Yorkshire course.
Theodore Wirth reopens course following Norby renovation 20 July 2018

Theodore Wirth reopens course following Norby renovation

Minneapolis club constructs three new holes and renovates bunkers to a ‘Golden Age look’.
Ram Rock renovation balances challenge with playability 20 July 2018

Ram Rock renovation balances challenge with playability

Latest course project part of comprehensive US$60 million makeover for Texas resort.
Historic Tam O’Shanter course enters a new era 19 July 2018

Historic Tam O’Shanter course enters a new era

Collaboration of architects leads to rejuvenation of a public golf course in Niles, Illinois.
Legion Memorial renovates for stormwater management 18 July 2018

Legion Memorial renovates for stormwater management

Todd Schoeder changes Chandler Egan-designed course to help prevent flooding in city of Everett
Georgia’s first eighteen-hole course opens for play 17 July 2018

Georgia’s first eighteen-hole course opens for play

Tbilisi Hills, designed by Lassi Pekka Tilander, overlooks capital city and Caucasus mountains.
Silvies Valley Ranch opens new seven-hole short course 16 July 2018

Silvies Valley Ranch opens new seven-hole short course

Goat caddies available for golfers at McVeigh’s Gauntlet loop designed by Dan Hixson.
Goring and Streatley approaches completion of irrigation upgrade 16 July 2018

Goring and Streatley approaches completion of irrigation upgrade

Club invests £700,000 in latest Rain Bird technology for total infrastructure replacement.
Starkville hires Crace to develop 10-year master plan 13 July 2018

Starkville hires Crace to develop 10-year master plan

Mississippi club arrives at decision following Crace’s renovation work on the fifth hole.
RTJ II returns to Antognolla resort to oversee renovation 12 July 2018

RTJ II returns to Antognolla resort to oversee renovation

Construction under way on new bunkering and drainage at course in Umbria, Italy.
Yangtze Dunes course reopens following 12-month project 12 July 2018

Yangtze Dunes course reopens following 12-month project

Shanghai club members ‘over the moon’ with OCCM renovation that emphasises links characteristics.
Faldo signs agreement to design Pakistan’s first signature course 11 July 2018

Faldo signs agreement to design Pakistan’s first signature course

Defence Housing Authority and Faldo Design come together to “finalise vision” for course in Multan.
Caddington opens following landfill-driven redesign 10 July 2018

Caddington opens following landfill-driven redesign

Former Griffin Golf Club near Luton, England, extended to 27 holes by Jonathan Gaunt.
Cobblestone Creek opens following substantial redevelopment project 9 July 2018

Cobblestone Creek opens following substantial redevelopment project

Bobby Weed identifies home sites to revitalise former Greenacres CC in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
Hermitage renews bunkers and green surrounds on front nine 5 July 2018

Hermitage renews bunkers and green surrounds on front nine

(re)Golf and DAR Golf Construction help club improve playability and introduce ‘classical’ feel.
Ankara’s first full-length course now in construction 3 July 2018

Ankara’s first full-length course now in construction

Tim Lobb plans to incorporate cool season grasses on Turkish course for developer Fikret Ozturk.
Tanah Merah appoints RTJ II for Garden course redevelopment 2 July 2018

Tanah Merah appoints RTJ II for Garden course redevelopment

Singapore club embarks on another course redesign due to neighbouring infrastructure projects.
Cumberwell Park begins construction on nine more par threes 29 June 2018

Cumberwell Park begins construction on nine more par threes

Golf course architect James Edwards returns to golf club near Bath, England, for landfill project.
Silva leads restoration of Ross course at Biltmore 28 June 2018

Silva leads restoration of Ross course at Biltmore

More bunkering will provide ‘movement’ to layout at landmark Miami hotel.
Harradine to oversee renovation of original nine at Arosa 27 June 2018

Harradine to oversee renovation of original nine at Arosa

Construction on the Swiss mountain course scheduled to begin in September 2018.
Jacobson completes major renovation of Sunset Valley 26 June 2018

Jacobson completes major renovation of Sunset Valley

Improvements to Chicagoland municipal form part of Highland Park's GreenPrint 2024 vision.
North Ridge reopens course following RTJ II project 25 June 2018

North Ridge reopens course following RTJ II project

California club renovates bunkers and greens ‘to return golf course to its heart and soul’.
Rolling Green appoints Johns and Rhebb for restoration work 22 June 2018

Rolling Green appoints Johns and Rhebb for restoration work

Philadelphia project marks return of the partnership responsible for Winter Park renovation in Florida.
Sustainable principles drive Black Forest project 22 June 2018

Sustainable principles drive Black Forest project

Golf Resort Oeschberghof in Germany reopens with 45 holes, following work by Christoph Staedler.
Planners give green light for Coore & Crenshaw layout in Scotland 21 June 2018

Planners give green light for Coore & Crenshaw layout in Scotland

‘It’s now time to build a golf course’ says developer, after Coul Links proposal passed by Highland Council.
Australian golfing great Peter Thomson dies 20 June 2018

Australian golfing great Peter Thomson dies

Five-time Open champion and golf course architect passes away at home in Melbourne.
Bobby Weed in progress with renovation of Long Cove Club 20 June 2018

Bobby Weed in progress with renovation of Long Cove Club

Architect returns to Hilton Head Island course where he began his career with Pete Dye.
Major remodel on Vancouver Island approaches completion 19 June 2018

Major remodel on Vancouver Island approaches completion

Former Sequoia Springs club overhauled by Northern Golf Design following change in ownership.
Vestavia reopens following renovation by Lester George 18 June 2018

Vestavia reopens following renovation by Lester George

New design of course at 70-year-old Alabama club receives widespread praise from members.
Nicklaus completes new course in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains 15 June 2018

Nicklaus completes new course in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains

Design of Michlifen Golf & Country Club capitalises on site’s natural features and long vistas.
Wider but narrower Shinnecock greets US Open contenders 14 June 2018

Wider but narrower Shinnecock greets US Open contenders

The 118th US Open Championship gets underway today on a course that looks totally transformed.
Seletar selects Golfplan for renovation prompted by land reclaim 13 June 2018

Seletar selects Golfplan for renovation prompted by land reclaim

Singapore club plans major investment to improve course while making room for hiking and bike paths.
Red Ledges adds forward tees to help develop new golfers 12 June 2018

Red Ledges adds forward tees to help develop new golfers

Golden Bear tees on Utah community’s Nicklaus course play to a total of just over 3,700 yards.
Wade Hampton reopens following 11-month renovation project 12 June 2018

Wade Hampton reopens following 11-month renovation project

Fazio Design returns to highly-ranked North Carolina club for greens and bunker rebuilding.
Renovation work begins at Troon North’s Pinnacle course 11 June 2018

Renovation work begins at Troon North’s Pinnacle course

Scottsdale club closes course for four-month project on green complexes and bunkering.
Summer 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 11 June 2018

Summer 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

ASGCA members provide insights into the processes involved in planning a golf course project.
Westmoreland bunker renovation approaches completion 7 June 2018

Westmoreland bunker renovation approaches completion

Pennsylvania club is installing Capillary Concrete on 41 greenside bunkers of Dick Wilson course.
Decision on Coul Links deferred for two weeks 5 June 2018

Decision on Coul Links deferred for two weeks

Committee awaits officialsʼ response to last minute objection, but seems minded to give permission.
Crooked Creek Club makes transition to Primo Zoysia 4 June 2018

Crooked Creek Club makes transition to Primo Zoysia

Georgia club converts greens to new grass type as part of $1.3 million renovation project.
Alcanada confirms plans for new greens 4 June 2018

Alcanada confirms plans for new greens

Majorcan club will close for three months this winter for renovation work.
Nine-hole par-three course to open at The Greenbrier resort 1 June 2018

Nine-hole par-three course to open at The Greenbrier resort

Design of the Ashford course pays homage to Golden Age architects including Raynor and Macdonald.
American golf course architects add voices to distance debate 1 June 2018

American golf course architects add voices to distance debate

ASGCA Board of Governors expresses support for the USGA and R&A’s Distance Insights project.
Termas de Rio Hondo course ready for grand opening 31 May 2018

Termas de Rio Hondo course ready for grand opening

New ‘flexible’ RTJ II layout integrates rural character of Santiago del Estero Province in Argentina.
Caspar Grauballe completes renovation project at Lillebælt 31 May 2018

Caspar Grauballe completes renovation project at Lillebælt

Architect transforms bunkering and addresses safety issues at coastal course on Danish island.
Bruntsfield Links completes first phase of renovation work 31 May 2018

Bruntsfield Links completes first phase of renovation work

World’s fourth oldest club unveils three new-look holes designed by Mackenzie & Ebert.
Coul Links preparing for planning hearing set for 5 June 30 May 2018

Coul Links preparing for planning hearing set for 5 June

GCA reports on tour of site of proposed course close to Royal Dornoch.
Restoration work continues at Town & Country Club 30 May 2018

Restoration work continues at Town & Country Club

Minnesota’s first club progresses with Jeff Mingay’s master plan, to enhance distinctive character.
Royal Golf Club opens on site of 3M’s former Tartan Park course 24 May 2018

Royal Golf Club opens on site of 3M’s former Tartan Park course

Remodel handled by Arnold Palmer Design Company in collaboration with Annika Sorenstam.
Island Resort ready for opening of new Sage Run course 23 May 2018

Island Resort ready for opening of new Sage Run course

Paul Albanese returns to Michigan destination for follow-up to his 2008 Sweetgrass layout.
Tripp Davis completes renovation project at Northwood Club 22 May 2018

Tripp Davis completes renovation project at Northwood Club

Original Bill Diddel characteristics restored, with strategic relevance for today’s game.
Martin Design appointed for renovation of Northbrook municipal 22 May 2018

Martin Design appointed for renovation of Northbrook municipal

Initial planning under way for improvement of facilities at Sportsman’s Country Club.
Huggett and Lobb start work on redesign of The Springs 21 May 2018

Huggett and Lobb start work on redesign of The Springs

Owner Darwin Escapes invests in bunkers, tees and more at Oxfordshire course.
Tampines course at Tanah Merah reopens following redesign 21 May 2018

Tampines course at Tanah Merah reopens following redesign

Phil Jacobs leads design changes required by expansion of Singapore’s Changi Airport.
Son Muntaner transforms surfaces with major grassing project 18 May 2018

Son Muntaner transforms surfaces with major grassing project

Mallorcan club moves to Celebration bermuda grass to provide immaculate year-round conditions.
Nine-hole reversible course opens in the Netherlands 18 May 2018

Nine-hole reversible course opens in the Netherlands

The Links Valley, designed by Frank Pont, is built on the site of a former sand quarry.
St Enodoc tweaks famous Church course 17 May 2018

St Enodoc tweaks famous Church course

Club chooses not to proceed with shorter tees recommended by Tom Doak.
Birchwood Park begins bunker renovation project 15 May 2018

Birchwood Park begins bunker renovation project

Club seeks to raise standards and address issues with drainage and stone contamination.
David Williams begins work on masterplan for RCG Las Palmas 11 May 2018

David Williams begins work on masterplan for RCG Las Palmas

Architect preparing recommendations following three-day visit to Spain’s oldest club.
Strand Golf Resort hires Johan Benestam for renovation project 10 May 2018

Strand Golf Resort hires Johan Benestam for renovation project

Swedish architect will oversee five-year transformation of farmland course near Stockholm.
Martin Ebert to restore Hugh Alisonʼs Japanese masterpiece 9 May 2018

Martin Ebert to restore Hugh Alisonʼs Japanese masterpiece

Hirono club hires British architect for long-sought restoration project.
Four-hole practice loop to open at the University of Oklahoma 9 May 2018

Four-hole practice loop to open at the University of Oklahoma

Tripp Davis-designed Ransom course pays tribute to Golden Age architects.
Six holes reworked by Hawtree in ‘first phaseʼ of works at Castlerock 9 May 2018

Six holes reworked by Hawtree in ‘first phaseʼ of works at Castlerock

New greens and bunkers at Northern Irish links, could be more to follow.
Red Rock renovates bunkers on Mountain course 8 May 2018

Red Rock renovates bunkers on Mountain course

Key Golf installs new bunker liners on twelve holes of Arnold Palmer layout in Las Vegas.
Bruno Steensels completes bunker project at Royal Limburg 8 May 2018

Bruno Steensels completes bunker project at Royal Limburg

Belgian architect uses Fred Hawtree’s original sketches to inform his work.
New course opens for play at Royal Greens in Saudi Arabia 3 May 2018

New course opens for play at Royal Greens in Saudi Arabia

Layout by Dave Sampson of EGD will host European Tour event in early 2019.
‘Reimagined’ Himalayas nine reopens at Prince’s 2 May 2018

‘Reimagined’ Himalayas nine reopens at Prince’s

New par five and par three, plus exposed sand, wetlands and vegetation clearance central to Ebert project on English links.
“Golf is a sound financial investment that carries with it many benefits” 2 May 2018

“Golf is a sound financial investment that carries with it many benefits”

New ASGCA President Jeff Blume highlights golf’s social, environmental and physical contributions.
OCCM completes renovation of Links course at Lanhai International 1 May 2018

OCCM completes renovation of Links course at Lanhai International

Eight kilometres of cart paths removed as course on Chongming island in Shanghai goes walking-only. 
European architects focus on sustainable design 30 April 2018

European architects focus on sustainable design

Sustainability a common theme at the EIGCA annual meeting, which took place in Bruges, Belgium last week.
New luxury golf community could soon be built in Pakistan 27 April 2018

New luxury golf community could soon be built in Pakistan

Reports indicate plans for China Pak Golf Estates near city of Gwadar are taking shape.
First nine holes open for play at Vooty Golf County 27 April 2018

First nine holes open for play at Vooty Golf County

Pacific Coast Design overseeing creation of 18-hole course near Vikarabad, India.
Renovation begins at LaFortune Park’s par three course 26 April 2018

Renovation begins at LaFortune Park’s par three course

Architect Randy Heckenkemper and Dale Forrest of United Golf leading work.
Restoration of Donald Ross’s Sara Bay course to begin this month 25 April 2018

Restoration of Donald Ross’s Sara Bay course to begin this month

Kris Spence to use historic documents to lead project at Florida club.
Grassing gets underway on first two courses at new Vietnam complex 23 April 2018

Grassing gets underway on first two courses at new Vietnam complex

Schmidt-Curley Design leading work at FLC Group’s development near Dong Hoi.
Plans submitted for new Hogans Gully course on New Zealand’s South Island 20 April 2018

Plans submitted for new Hogans Gully course on New Zealand’s South Island

Reports indicate 18-hole course designed by Ben Turner could soon be built near Arrowtown.
New greens perplex European Tour players at Royal Golf Daressalaam 20 April 2018

New greens perplex European Tour players at Royal Golf Daressalaam

Architect James Duncanʼs renovation has added significant contour to greens at famously tough course.
Issue 52 of Golf Course Architecture is now available 19 April 2018

Issue 52 of Golf Course Architecture is now available

The Links at Perry Cabin – Pete Dye's final course project – features on the latest issue’s cover.
Nine new holes open for play at Puerto Los Cabos 19 April 2018

Nine new holes open for play at Puerto Los Cabos

Nicklaus Design returns to make additions to course at resort community in Mexico.
Arnold Palmer Design to create new short game facility at Bay Hill 17 April 2018

Arnold Palmer Design to create new short game facility at Bay Hill

Ninth hole on club’s Charger course to be converted to a par four as part of project.
EcoBunker makes new addition to practice facility at Tain Golf Club 16 April 2018

EcoBunker makes new addition to practice facility at Tain Golf Club

Representatives from nearby clubs invited to Scottish course to oversee construction process.
Royal Dornoch to tackle coastal erosion with rebuilt natural defences 13 April 2018

Royal Dornoch to tackle coastal erosion with rebuilt natural defences

Areas of club’s Struie course will see addition of greenhouse-grown native saltmarsh plants.
Grassing halfway complete at new Twin Dolphin course 12 April 2018

Grassing halfway complete at new Twin Dolphin course

Todd Eckenrode discusses his aim to create the ‘most unique and natural course in Los Cabos’.
Changes to Bramshaw Golf Club course layout set to be introduced 11 April 2018

Changes to Bramshaw Golf Club course layout set to be introduced

New fifteenth hole created at course in England’s New Forest National Park.
Final touches being added to GNGCD’s Cam Ranh course 11 April 2018

Final touches being added to GNGCD’s Cam Ranh course

Greg Norman discusses highlights of layout during visit to Vietnam course.
Greens renovation to begin this June at PGA National’s Champion course 10 April 2018

Greens renovation to begin this June at PGA National’s Champion course

Club’s director of agronomy Brad Nelson to work with selected Nicklaus Design associates on project.
New Dumbarnie Links course on Scottish coast gets green light 9 April 2018

New Dumbarnie Links course on Scottish coast gets green light

Work at site near town of Lower Largo could get underway as soon as next month.
Course renovation project reaches completion at Verde River 9 April 2018

Course renovation project reaches completion at Verde River

Lehman Design Group and Pro-Turf International oversee changes to Arizona course.
Two-phase project to commence this July at Potomac Shores 6 April 2018

Two-phase project to commence this July at Potomac Shores

Fairways to be regrassed and bunkers renovated at course in Dumfries, Virginia.
Renovated and renamed Bald Eagle Golf Club to open this May 6 April 2018

Renovated and renamed Bald Eagle Golf Club to open this May

Architect Wayne Carleton leads work on course in US exclave of Point Roberts.
Renovations progressing on Willow Brook CC’s front nine 4 April 2018

Renovations progressing on Willow Brook CC’s front nine

Tripp Davis and Associates lead work on course at club in Tyler, Texas.
Course renovation gets underway at Florida’s West Bay Club 4 April 2018

Course renovation gets underway at Florida’s West Bay Club

Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design leads work on course originally designed by Pete and P.B. Dye.
Bunkers at Rancho San Lucas course take shape with EcoBunker 28 March 2018

Bunkers at Rancho San Lucas course take shape with EcoBunker

Firm’s first project in Mexico sees synthetic revetted bunker construction method used at course designed by GNGCD.

Redesigned Bobby Jones Golf Course on track to open later this year 27 March 2018

Redesigned Bobby Jones Golf Course on track to open later this year

Bobby Cupp overseeing creation of course his late father Bob drew up design for.
‘Golden Age’ feel to restoration work at Pelican Golf Club 26 March 2018

‘Golden Age’ feel to restoration work at Pelican Golf Club

Beau Welling Design overseeing project on former Belleview Biltmore course in Belleair, Florida.
Spogárd & VanderVaart to develop masterplan for Bråvikens Golf Club 23 March 2018

Spogárd & VanderVaart to develop masterplan for Bråvikens Golf Club

Firm’s first project in Sweden will commence this May at course originally designed by Björn Magnusson.
Columbus CC course to reopen this May following renovations 23 March 2018

Columbus CC course to reopen this May following renovations

Architect Kevin Hargrave has looked to enhance Donald Ross footprint at Ohio club.
Restoration of Lakeside Golf Club course reaches completion 21 March 2018

Restoration of Lakeside Golf Club course reaches completion

Todd Eckenrode – Origins Golf Design concludes work at LA course designed by Max Behr.
Changes at former Sand Barrens course following Union League’s purchase 20 March 2018

Changes at former Sand Barrens course following Union League’s purchase

Fry/Straka hired to create masterplan for 27-hole course at club in Swainton, New Jersey.
Coore and Crenshaw to lead major project at Kapalua Golf next year 19 March 2018

Coore and Crenshaw to lead major project at Kapalua Golf next year

Architects to return to course in Hawaii in 2019 to carry out restoration and refinement work.
Renovations coming to Chickasaw Country Club course in Tennessee 19 March 2018

Renovations coming to Chickasaw Country Club course in Tennessee

Bill Bergin uses historical photographs to restore elements of William Langford’s design.
Changes coming to course at Lake of the Pines Golf Club 16 March 2018

Changes coming to course at Lake of the Pines Golf Club

Forrest Richardson to oversee alterations to course having developed a masterplan for the club in 2017.
Golf courses at Belton Woods resort revamped ahead of 2018 season 15 March 2018

Golf courses at Belton Woods resort revamped ahead of 2018 season

Five-year bunker programme completed on Lakes course at resort in Lincolnshire, UK.
Spring 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 14 March 2018

Spring 2018 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Lead feature focuses on the challenge of making golf more fun and appealing to players.
Chris Wilczynski to create masterplan for Chautauqua Golf Club 14 March 2018

Chris Wilczynski to create masterplan for Chautauqua Golf Club

Architect aiming to enhance infrastructure and playability of club’s Lake and Hill courses.
Bergin’s Minnesota Valley renovation enhances course’s Raynor footprint 13 March 2018

Bergin’s Minnesota Valley renovation enhances course’s Raynor footprint

Architect to reintroduce or enhance a number of template holes at course in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Extension of Golf Course Ahaus from 27 to 36 holes nears completion 12 March 2018

Extension of Golf Course Ahaus from 27 to 36 holes nears completion

Rainer Preissmann leads development of new holes at club near Alstätte, Germany.
New eighteenth green and putting green take shape at Holywood GC 12 March 2018

New eighteenth green and putting green take shape at Holywood GC

Swan Golf Designs leads work at Rory McIlroy’s home club in Northern Ireland.
Historic Raynor plans for Midland Hills unearthed after years of searching 9 March 2018

Historic Raynor plans for Midland Hills unearthed after years of searching

Superintendent Mike Manthey explains how he came across 1921 map in roof of his office.
Green renovation project to take place at Golf Club Hannover 9 March 2018

Green renovation project to take place at Golf Club Hannover

Städler Golf Courses hired to carry out work ahead of German club’s centenary year.
David Williams completes second multi-option course 8 March 2018

David Williams completes second multi-option course

Nine-green layout for private client offers two 18-hole routings.
New 27-hole golf course coming to Vietnam’s Long An province 6 March 2018

New 27-hole golf course coming to Vietnam’s Long An province

Faldo Design signs deal to create new course at site 60 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City.
Bunker renovation work continues at Country Club of Paducah 5 March 2018

Bunker renovation work continues at Country Club of Paducah

The Better Billy Bunker system is being installed by contractor Green Tee Golf at club in Kentucky.

Bringing bunkers back up to scratch at Talis Park Golf Club 2 March 2018

Bringing bunkers back up to scratch at Talis Park Golf Club

GNGCD’s Jeff Danner discusses how the Florida course has recovered from Hurricane Irma.
Carnoustie Golf Links prepares for 2018 Open Championship 1 March 2018

Carnoustie Golf Links prepares for 2018 Open Championship

Mackenzie & Ebert made subtle changes to courses at historic Scottish venue last year.
Six reworked holes open for preview play at Peninsula Kingswood 28 February 2018

Six reworked holes open for preview play at Peninsula Kingswood

Architect Mike Cocking of OCCM discusses work at course on the edge of Australia’s sandbelt.
New short game area introduced at Sandy Lodge Golf Club 27 February 2018

New short game area introduced at Sandy Lodge Golf Club

Weller Designs and Greg Evans work to deliver new addition at club near London, UK.
Construction of new golf course in Turkey to commence this spring 23 February 2018

Construction of new golf course in Turkey to commence this spring

Tim Lobb describes site of Regnum Ankara Golf Estate as having “lovely rolling terrain”.
Jeff Mingay completes strategic masterplan for Wing Point G&CC 23 February 2018

Jeff Mingay completes strategic masterplan for Wing Point G&CC

Architect works with superintendent Mike Goldsberry on plans for course on Washington’s Bainbridge Island.
Renovations to Castlerock’s Mussenden course near completion 22 February 2018

Renovations to Castlerock’s Mussenden course near completion

Dr Martin Hawtree and Sol Golf leading work at club in Northern Ireland.
New putting green installed at Help for Heroes’ Northern Recovery Centre 21 February 2018

New putting green installed at Help for Heroes’ Northern Recovery Centre

Huxley Golf delivers facility to support recovery of those injured during conflict.
Renovations coming to practice facilities at Windy Harbor Golf Club 20 February 2018

Renovations coming to practice facilities at Windy Harbor Golf Club

Arnold Palmer Design Company to provide services free of charge in aid of Operation Support Military Golf.
Fifth hole at Augusta National could soon be lengthened 19 February 2018

Fifth hole at Augusta National could soon be lengthened

Plans to move tournament play tee box back by 20 to 30 yards reportedly submitted.
Naples Lakes course to reopen this weekend following renovation project 16 February 2018

Naples Lakes course to reopen this weekend following renovation project

Arnold Palmer Design Company has led work at course on Florida’s west coast.
Major project at West Palm Beach Municipal Golf Course nears fruition 15 February 2018

Major project at West Palm Beach Municipal Golf Course nears fruition

Architect John Sanford set to rework course originally designed by Dick Wilson in Florida city.
Renovation project commences at Soweto Country Club 14 February 2018

Renovation project commences at Soweto Country Club

Gary Player Design providing free services to club in Player’s home city of Johannesburg.
Nuzzo and Mahaffey team up again at Nine Grand 13 February 2018

Nuzzo and Mahaffey team up again at Nine Grand

Innovative nine/nine/nine project promises playability for golfers of all standards, even total beginners.
Kananaskis GC courses to reopen this year following repair project 12 February 2018

Kananaskis GC courses to reopen this year following repair project

Architect Gary Browning speaks to GCA about his work at Canadian club devastated by July 2013 floods.
Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 9 February 2018

Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Latest issue devoted to the sixth annual ASGCA Design Excellence Recognition Program.
UK courses suffering from climate change, says new report 8 February 2018

UK courses suffering from climate change, says new report

Rising sea levels “would imperil all of the world’s links courses before the end of the century”.
Former US president George Bush to receive ASGCA Donald Ross Award 7 February 2018

Former US president George Bush to receive ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Award will be presented as part of the 2018 ASGCA Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.
Golf course forms part of proposed new retirement village in Queensland 7 February 2018

Golf course forms part of proposed new retirement village in Queensland

Boyneglade Development near Benaraby includes 18 holes designed by Graham Marsh Golf Designs.
Drew Rogers returns to Mirasol to renovate Sunset course 7 February 2018

Drew Rogers returns to Mirasol to renovate Sunset course

Architect was involved in creation of original course in 2001 when with Arthur Hills’ firm.
Next phase of Woodmont CC project to commence soon 5 February 2018

Next phase of Woodmont CC project to commence soon

Jemsek Golf Design leading work on Robert Von Hagge design in Tamarac, Florida.
Renovations underway at Meadow Springs CC golf course 2 February 2018

Renovations underway at Meadow Springs CC golf course

Architect David Druzisky leads project in Richland, Washington.
Revised layout unveiled for proposed Tiger Woods design in Chicago 2 February 2018

Revised layout unveiled for proposed Tiger Woods design in Chicago

18-hole track planned for site of current Jackson Park and South Shore courses.
New holes at Costa Daurada ahead of 2018 Mediterranean Games 1 February 2018

New holes at Costa Daurada ahead of 2018 Mediterranean Games

Green Project has overseen development of five holes at club near Tarragona, Spain.
Renovation breathes new life into Blacksburg’s ‘The Hill’ 1 February 2018

Renovation breathes new life into Blacksburg’s ‘The Hill’

George Golf Design leads project at municipal course in US state of Virginia.
New seventh hole begins to take shape at Royal Dornoch 31 January 2018

New seventh hole begins to take shape at Royal Dornoch

Final phase of work commences at Scottish course following recommendations from Mackenzie and Ebert.
Renovations coming to Championship course at Tanglewood Park 31 January 2018

Renovations coming to Championship course at Tanglewood Park

Wadsworth Golf Construction hired to lead work based on masterplan from RTJII and Richard Mandell.
Positive feedback for Forse Design’s work at CC of Orlando 30 January 2018

Positive feedback for Forse Design’s work at CC of Orlando

Recently completed renovation project at Florida club well received by membership.
Kenya Golf Union calls for 47 more golf courses 29 January 2018

Kenya Golf Union calls for 47 more golf courses

Chairman says for the sport to grow in the country it needs to create its own infrastructure.

Stanwich Club course to reopen this April following renovations 26 January 2018

Stanwich Club course to reopen this April following renovations

Fazio Design reworks first hole and rebuild five green complexes at Connecticut course.
Black course at Tiburón Golf Club reopens following renovation work 25 January 2018

Black course at Tiburón Golf Club reopens following renovation work

Greg Norman Golf Course Design returns to Florida club to oversee project.
Second phase of Clinton CC bunker renovation to conclude later this year 24 January 2018

Second phase of Clinton CC bunker renovation to conclude later this year

GCA speaks to architect John Harvey about his work at one of the Connecticut’s oldest clubs.
Bobby Weed confirmed as designer for new Michael Jordan project 24 January 2018

Bobby Weed confirmed as designer for new Michael Jordan project

Architect will live on site during construction of Grove XXIII course in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Construction underway at Baihua Ridge course in China 23 January 2018

Construction underway at Baihua Ridge course in China

Australian golf course architect Ben Davey creates new layout on Hainan Island.

Plans for new course in Canada set to be reviewed next month 23 January 2018

Plans for new course in Canada set to be reviewed next month

Nine-hole course part of plans for Lincoln Ranch development on shores of Gull Lake in Alberta.
Second phase of bunker renovation work completed at Huddersfield GC 22 January 2018

Second phase of bunker renovation work completed at Huddersfield GC

Swan Golf Designs looks to reinstate Herbert Fowler-style bunkers at UK course.
Five-year bunker project at Effingham Golf Club reaches completion 19 January 2018

Five-year bunker project at Effingham Golf Club reaches completion

Mackenzie & Ebert conclude final phase of work at UK course originally designed by Harry Colt.
Bird concerns seemingly resolved, but Coul Links still faces key objections 19 January 2018

Bird concerns seemingly resolved, but Coul Links still faces key objections

Mike Keiser’s proposed new Scottish links course faces significant opposition due to potential environmental impact.
Reworked nineteenth hole at Kingston Heath opens for play 18 January 2018

Reworked nineteenth hole at Kingston Heath opens for play

OCCM completes project to bring hole more in line with the rest of the course.
New course at Chee Chan Golf Resort set to open this May 17 January 2018

New course at Chee Chan Golf Resort set to open this May

Architect David Dale discusses design of course overlooked by iconic Khao Chee Chan Buddha.
Farrington Park GC submits plans to redevelop Duchy course 16 January 2018

Farrington Park GC submits plans to redevelop Duchy course

Club in Somerset, UK, is aiming to acquire land to build five new holes.

Renovations get underway at Forest Creek Golf Club in Texas 16 January 2018

Renovations get underway at Forest Creek Golf Club in Texas

Course in city of Round Rock undergoing extensive work overseen by operators KemperSports.
Golf Club Lignano introduces EcoBunker’s Aquaedge solution 15 January 2018

Golf Club Lignano introduces EcoBunker’s Aquaedge solution

Soft revetted edges now being put in place at water features on course on Italy’s Adriatic coast.

Issue 51 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 12 January 2018

Issue 51 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We visit Adare Manor, and look at how the field of golf course architecture might change between now and 2030.
Golf Course Architecture Green Pages 2018 is available now 12 January 2018

Golf Course Architecture Green Pages 2018 is available now

Our annual supplier directory features thought leadership articles and details for golf companies across the planet.
Final phase of Stoke Park golf course renovation project gets underway 11 January 2018

Final phase of Stoke Park golf course renovation project gets underway

John Greasley Ltd to collaborate with director of golf Stuart Collier on Lane Jackson nine work.
Year-round play now possible at Panama GC following recent project 10 January 2018

Year-round play now possible at Panama GC following recent project

Ray Hearn works to enhance drainage to cope with rainy season and enhances facilities at Panamanian club.
Redesign and renovation work to take place on Plantation course at Sea Island 9 January 2018

Redesign and renovation work to take place on Plantation course at Sea Island

Scot Sherman of Love Golf Design to lead project at resort in US state of Georgia.

Renovation work to commence on Southern Hills course later this year 8 January 2018

Renovation work to commence on Southern Hills course later this year

Architect Gil Hanse set to lead project at club in Oklahoma in August 2018.
The Worcestershire undertakes major irrigation renovation 5 January 2018

The Worcestershire undertakes major irrigation renovation

Club in Malvern Hills, England, installs comprehensive new Rain Bird system.
Boca Raton closes in on decision for municipal course 4 January 2018

Boca Raton closes in on decision for municipal course

Architect will be chosen for Ocean Breeze renovation by end of January.
Dormie Club renovations imminent following change in ownership 4 January 2018

Dormie Club renovations imminent following change in ownership

Coore & Crenshaw design is transitioning back to private membership. 

Happy holidays to all Golf Course Architecture readers! 22 December 2017

Happy holidays to all Golf Course Architecture readers!

Keep reading in 2018 for all the latest news and insight from the golf industry.
Progress made on rebuild of Corales GC course following hurricane damage 21 December 2017

Progress made on rebuild of Corales GC course following hurricane damage

Tom Marzolf speaks to GCA about efforts to rebuild course in the Dominican Republic ahead of PGA Tour event.
Major project at Der Öschberghof nears completion 20 December 2017

Major project at Der Öschberghof nears completion

Städler Golf Courses focused on final phase of work at facility in southern Germany.
Series of renovations to be made to course at Providence CC next year 19 December 2017

Series of renovations to be made to course at Providence CC next year

Kris Spence hired by owners McConnell Golf to lead work at club in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Nine new holes set to be built at New Zealand’s Millbrook Resort 18 December 2017

Nine new holes set to be built at New Zealand’s Millbrook Resort

Scott Macpherson and Greg Turner to develop former farmland adjacent to destination on country’s South Island.

Course at Quivira Golf Club reopens following renovations 14 December 2017

Course at Quivira Golf Club reopens following renovations

Nicklaus Design oversees subtle changes to layout at course in Los Cabos, Mexico, following storm damage.

New short course adds to golf offering at Wellesley Country Club 13 December 2017

New short course adds to golf offering at Wellesley Country Club

Mark Mungeam discusses creation of six-hole Carriage Course at Boston club.
Major restoration and renovation work takes place at Schenectady Municipal 12 December 2017

Major restoration and renovation work takes place at Schenectady Municipal

Raymond Hearn using historical documents to inform his work at course in New York state.
Changes being made to third hole at Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club 11 December 2017

Changes being made to third hole at Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club

Architect Alan Walker overseeing a number of alterations to UK course.
Rees Jones design at Danzante Bay now fully open for play 11 December 2017

Rees Jones design at Danzante Bay now fully open for play

Seven new canyon holes unveiled to complete two-phase project at new course in Mexico.

Winter 2017 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 6 December 2017

Winter 2017 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Lead story focuses on what the profession of golf course architecture could look like in 2030.
Construction of new course on Spain’s Costa del Sol reaches completion 6 December 2017

Construction of new course on Spain’s Costa del Sol reaches completion

Grow-in phase begins on Doña Lucia Golf course, which has been designed by Global Golf Company.

Knudson Nine at Oakdale G&CC undergoes Thompson-style makeover 5 December 2017

Knudson Nine at Oakdale G&CC undergoes Thompson-style makeover

Ian Andrew tasked with bringing nine holes at Canadian club in line with existing Thompson 18.
Good progress being made on redesign work at Fontana Golf Club 4 December 2017

Good progress being made on redesign work at Fontana Golf Club

Architect Doug Carrick discusses his work on course in eastern Austria.
NEWGIZA course to open for play in spring 2018 30 November 2017

NEWGIZA course to open for play in spring 2018

Architect Tim Lobb tells GCA about the course’s highlights and unique features.
Renovations coming to Reynolds Lake Oconee’s Great Waters course next year 29 November 2017

Renovations coming to Reynolds Lake Oconee’s Great Waters course next year

Chad Goetz of Nicklaus Design to oversee project at community in US state of Georgia.
Chris Wilczynski hired for new Blythefield Country Club project 28 November 2017

Chris Wilczynski hired for new Blythefield Country Club project

Michigan-based architect hired to develop masterplan for course designed by Langford and Moreau.

Bunker project reaches completion at Wellingborough Golf Club 27 November 2017

Bunker project reaches completion at Wellingborough Golf Club

Swan Golf Designs oversees addition of 40 bunkers at club in Northamptonshire, UK.
Development of new course at Gut Wissmannshof reaches final stages 24 November 2017

Development of new course at Gut Wissmannshof reaches final stages

Latest addition at German resort has been designed by Holger Rengstorf of Rengstorf Golf Design.
Renovation of Oak Hills Country Club course close to completion 23 November 2017

Renovation of Oak Hills Country Club course close to completion

Tripp Davis discusses project at San Antonio club and restoring elements of Tillinghast’s design.
Elements of Stanley Thompson’s design set to be recaptured at Beechmont CC 22 November 2017

Elements of Stanley Thompson’s design set to be recaptured at Beechmont CC

Architect Richard Mandell discusses his ongoing work at club near Cleveland, Ohio.
Final touches being made at TPC Colorado ahead of 2018 opening 20 November 2017

Final touches being made at TPC Colorado ahead of 2018 opening

Latest addition to the TPC network will be first course to open in state for more than a decade.
Rain Bird releases new 500/550 Series of rotors 20 November 2017

Rain Bird releases new 500/550 Series of rotors

Latest line designed to help staff better water smaller areas of the course.
North Course at Shadow Wood reopens following renovations 17 November 2017

North Course at Shadow Wood reopens following renovations

Rees Jones and Bryce Swanson used hole-by-hole notes from original architect Bob Cupp to inform project.
Desert Horizons Country Club unveils renovations to golf course 16 November 2017

Desert Horizons Country Club unveils renovations to golf course

Team from Clive Clark Design oversees project at club in Indian Wells, California.
Steve Smyers redesigns Eastwood Golf Course in Florida 16 November 2017

Steve Smyers redesigns Eastwood Golf Course in Florida

Project’s first phase has been completed with the second to commence in summer 2018.
Construction of Friday Harbour course completed ahead of 2018 opening 15 November 2017

Construction of Friday Harbour course completed ahead of 2018 opening

Doug Carrick talks to GCA about development of new 18-hole layout in Ontario, Canada.
Two new holes added at Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis 14 November 2017

Two new holes added at Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis

Kevin Norby oversees reintroduction of short uphill par three hole and creation of 360-yard par four hole.
Talks about proposed expansion of Leeds Golf Centre get underway 14 November 2017

Talks about proposed expansion of Leeds Golf Centre get underway

Gaunt Golf Design hired to design new nine-hole academy course and driving range at UK facility.

Bunker renovation project reaches completion at Bloomington CC 13 November 2017

Bunker renovation project reaches completion at Bloomington CC

Architect Michael Benkusky reduces bunker footprint and enhances playability at Illinois course.
Soft opening of redesigned Banyan Cay course takes place in Florida 13 November 2017

Soft opening of redesigned Banyan Cay course takes place in Florida

Jack Nicklaus attends ceremony following his firm’s work at West Palm Beach club.
Palmer Course at PGA National reopens following renovation work 10 November 2017

Palmer Course at PGA National reopens following renovation work

Arnold Palmer Design Company oversees project on course at resort in West Palm Beach, Florida.
New 18-hole putting course now open for play in Las Vegas 8 November 2017

New 18-hole putting course now open for play in Las Vegas

Major Series of Putting facility designed by Nicklaus Design features artificial turf from Southwest Greens.

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honouree list 7 November 2017

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honouree list

11 projects and 13 architects highlighted by association for showing innovation and problem-solving skills.
Ocean Course at Hammock Beach reopens following renovation work 6 November 2017

Ocean Course at Hammock Beach reopens following renovation work

David Savic of Nicklaus Design oversees project at course damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Colligan Golf Design completes renovation of Arlington municipal 3 November 2017

Colligan Golf Design completes renovation of Arlington municipal

Chester W. Ditto course completely rerouted to maximise potential of site
Bobby Jones Golf Course closes for major renovation project 2 November 2017

Bobby Jones Golf Course closes for major renovation project

Around US$23 million to be invested in project at facility in Atlanta, Georgia.
Major project to commence this week at Denver’s City Park Golf Course 1 November 2017

Major project to commence this week at Denver’s City Park Golf Course

iCon Golf Studio and Hale Irwin Golf Design teaming up for renovation and redesign work.
ASGCA Fellow David J. Gordon dies at the age of 95 31 October 2017

ASGCA Fellow David J. Gordon dies at the age of 95

Pennsylvania-based designer was the longest-tenured members of the ASGCA.
Zagaleta group completes sale of Valderrama golf course 30 October 2017

Zagaleta group completes sale of Valderrama golf course

€28 million deal puts famous course in southern Spain back in members’ hands.

Golf Environment Organization launches new version of OnCourse app 30 October 2017

Golf Environment Organization launches new version of OnCourse app

Users able to better chart progress, store data, and create annual reports on their work.
Plans revealed for new golf resort on New Zealand’s South Island 27 October 2017

Plans revealed for new golf resort on New Zealand’s South Island

Architect Brett Thomson hired to design layout at site next to Highlands Motorsport Park.
First phase of Schaumburg renovation project nears completion 26 October 2017

First phase of Schaumburg renovation project nears completion

Architect Todd Quitno discusses recent work on Players course at club in Illinois.
New golf course begins to take shape in south-west Utah 24 October 2017

New golf course begins to take shape in south-west Utah

Architect Dale Beddo leading work on new project at site near city of Hurricane.
Nine holes now open at new course in south-west France 23 October 2017

Nine holes now open at new course in south-west France

All 18 holes designed by Nicolas Joakimides near Navarrenx set to be open by end of 2018.
New Baylands Golf Links course set to open in spring 2018 20 October 2017

New Baylands Golf Links course set to open in spring 2018

Forrest Richardson close to completing reconfiguration of layout on site of former Palo Alto Municipal course.
Oldfield Golf Club course reopens following renovation project 20 October 2017

Oldfield Golf Club course reopens following renovation project

Greg Norman Golf Course Design returns to South Carolina course to oversee recent work.
Issue 50 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 19 October 2017

Issue 50 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We report on a new course in Las Vegas, speak to Gil Hanse and visit Lofoten Links.
New all-grass practice course and golf facility opens at The Villages 19 October 2017

New all-grass practice course and golf facility opens at The Villages

Latest addition at central Florida residential development has been designed by architect Ken Ezell.
Construction of golf course at new Australian resort commences 17 October 2017

Construction of golf course at new Australian resort commences

Greg Norman’s firm leading design and construction of course at Silkari development in New South Wales.
Bel-Air Country Club starts major Thomas restoration project 16 October 2017

Bel-Air Country Club starts major Thomas restoration project

Doak team mobilises on site to meet rapid construction schedule at club in Los Angeles.
Final hole lengthened and greens and bunkers renovated at Boot Ranch 16 October 2017

Final hole lengthened and greens and bunkers renovated at Boot Ranch

Hal Sutton returns to oversee reworking of elements of his only design to date.

La Romana Golf Club opens for play in Dominican Republic 13 October 2017

La Romana Golf Club opens for play in Dominican Republic

Course designed by Maverick Golf and Construction plays alongside the Caribbean Sea.

New Tempest Golf Club takes shape in East Texas 12 October 2017

New Tempest Golf Club takes shape in East Texas

Jeff Brauer’s latest design on site of former Southern Hills GC set to open next summer.
Final preparations being made on new holes at Samsun Golf Club in Turkey 10 October 2017

Final preparations being made on new holes at Samsun Golf Club in Turkey

Kevin Ramsey of Golfplan leads development of back nine at course bordering the Black Sea.

New short game facility opens for play at Las Colinas 6 October 2017

New short game facility opens for play at Las Colinas

Designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez, new offering complements existing 18-hole course at Spanish resort.
Changes coming to Mussenden course at Castlerock Golf Club 5 October 2017

Changes coming to Mussenden course at Castlerock Golf Club

Dr Martin Hawtree overseeing work, with Sol Golf hired to carry out project’s construction element.
Planning submission for new Coul Links project to be presented this week 4 October 2017

Planning submission for new Coul Links project to be presented this week

Coore and Crenshaw hired by Mike Keiser for proposed course in the Scottish Highlands.
Elements of original Ross design being restored at Ohio’s Inverness Club 3 October 2017

Elements of original Ross design being restored at Ohio’s Inverness Club

Architect Andrew Green’s masterplan to be implemented following approval from club’s board of governors.
Series of enhancements planned for University Club of Milwaukee 29 September 2017

Series of enhancements planned for University Club of Milwaukee

Andy Staples hired to upgrade facilities at Wisconsin club with an original Tom Bendelow design.

Streamsong Resort opens Hanse-designed Black course 27 September 2017

Streamsong Resort opens Hanse-designed Black course

Architect describes layout of third course at Florida resort as being “fun and strategic”.

Bunker and green renovation work gets underway at Wellingborough GC 27 September 2017

Bunker and green renovation work gets underway at Wellingborough GC

Swan Golf Designs overseeing work at historic club in Northamptonshire, UK.
Bobby Weed Golf Design nears completion of Greenacres renovation 26 September 2017

Bobby Weed Golf Design nears completion of Greenacres renovation

Sale of development parcel funds golf course improvements and clubhouse upgrade.

Famous Nine to open at Cornwall’s Gwel an Mor resort 26 September 2017

Famous Nine to open at Cornwall’s Gwel an Mor resort

All-weather greens and tees feature on new course which pays homage to famous holes around the world.
Steiner helps GC Engelberg recover from landslide 26 September 2017

Steiner helps GC Engelberg recover from landslide

Course near Lucerne, Switzerland, has been redesigned to better withstand future storms.

Issue 35 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 25 September 2017

Issue 35 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Fall 2017 issue looks at how a successful course renovation can dramatically improve a club’s fortunes.
Lennar proceeds with second course at Lakewood National 22 September 2017

Lennar proceeds with second course at Lakewood National

Brandon Johnson to oversee creation of ‘fun, playable, beautiful’ design.

Major redesign work takes place at newly named Jayhawk Club 19 September 2017

Major redesign work takes place at newly named Jayhawk Club

Mike Gogel leads redesign of former Alvamar Golf and Country Club in Lawrence, Kansas.
Kevin Norby completes renovation of Meadowbrook Golf Club 18 September 2017

Kevin Norby completes renovation of Meadowbrook Golf Club

Project received FEMA funding after course in Minnesota flooded back in 2014.
Christian Lundin takes advantage of strong site at Skövde 18 September 2017

Christian Lundin takes advantage of strong site at Skövde

Rebuild of Swedish course promises excellent strategy in a wonderful natural environment.
Renovations completed at Cliffs Valley golf course in South Carolina 14 September 2017

Renovations completed at Cliffs Valley golf course in South Carolina

Greens converted to Champion bermudagrass as part of project overseen by Ben Wright.
New Dye course near London is granted planning permission 12 September 2017

New Dye course near London is granted planning permission

The development of a new golf course on the outskirts of London, UK, has been given the green light.
New masterplan unveiled for Country Club of Jackson courses 12 September 2017

New masterplan unveiled for Country Club of Jackson courses

Architect Chris Wilczynski plans to restore original green locations and remove trees at Michigan club.
Renovations coming to West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur this November 11 September 2017

Renovations coming to West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur this November

Parslow & Winter Golf Design to work alongside the PGA Tour on project at club in Malaysia.
New short course to open at Pinehurst Resort on 30 September 8 September 2017

New short course to open at Pinehurst Resort on 30 September

The Cradle has been designed by Gil Hanse and features nine holes ranging between 56 and 127 yards.
Green conversion projects reaches completion at The Tribute Golf Links 8 September 2017

Green conversion projects reaches completion at The Tribute Golf Links

Architect Tripp Davis returns to Texas course to oversee change to TifEagle bermudagrass.
New bunkering bedding in well at Goodwood’s Downs Course 7 September 2017

New bunkering bedding in well at Goodwood’s Downs Course

General manager Stuart Gillett reflects on recent project at club in West Sussex, UK.
West Cliffs receives GEO Certified Development status 6 September 2017

West Cliffs receives GEO Certified Development status

Portuguese course is the first in Europe to complete GEO’s OnCourse Developments programme.
New six-hole Yellow Course opens for play at Frilford Heath Golf Club 4 September 2017

New six-hole Yellow Course opens for play at Frilford Heath Golf Club

Huxley Golf all weather surfaces included as part of new offering at UK club.
Famous Pandy bunker to be restored at Ganton Golf Club 1 September 2017

Famous Pandy bunker to be restored at Ganton Golf Club

Iconic hazard at UK club to be reintroduced by Conor Walsh with the assistance of Gordon Irvine.
Next phase of bunker work to commence at The Berkshire 30 August 2017

Next phase of bunker work to commence at The Berkshire

Tim Lobb aiming to reintroduce vintage look to bunkering at historic UK club.
Construction phase completed as part of major project at Algonquin GC 29 August 2017

Construction phase completed as part of major project at Algonquin GC

Architects Rod Whitman and Keith Cutten renovating and adding new holes at Canadian course.
Restoration of Hammock Beach’s Ocean Course nears completion 25 August 2017

Restoration of Hammock Beach’s Ocean Course nears completion

Nicklaus Design leads work at Florida resort following storm damage in October 2016.
Strong progress being made at Vestavia CC as new holes take shape 24 August 2017

Strong progress being made at Vestavia CC as new holes take shape

Architect Lester George leads project at George Cobb-designed course in Birmingham, Alabama.

New ‘The Alps’ putting green for Golfpark Holzhäusern in Switzerland 23 August 2017

New ‘The Alps’ putting green for Golfpark Holzhäusern in Switzerland

Co-designers Steiner & Partner and (re)GOLF inspired by The Himalayas at St Andrews.
Development of second course at Soma Bay gets underway 23 August 2017

Development of second course at Soma Bay gets underway

Architect Tim Lobb discusses his design at resort on Egypt’s Red Sea coast.
Twelfth and thirteenth holes reworked at TPC Boston 22 August 2017

Twelfth and thirteenth holes reworked at TPC Boston

Gil Hanse returns to work on holes left untouched during previous 2006 project.
Redevelopment of Himalayas Nine at Prince’s Golf Club to begin this month 21 August 2017

Redevelopment of Himalayas Nine at Prince’s Golf Club to begin this month

Mackenzie & Ebert hired to add new hole and rework layout of course in Kent, UK.

New Pete Dye golf course taking shape at Maryland resort 18 August 2017

New Pete Dye golf course taking shape at Maryland resort

The Links at Perry Cabin near St Michaels on track to open in Spring 2018.

Harley Kruse named as new president of the SAGCA 18 August 2017

Harley Kruse named as new president of the SAGCA

Architect takes over from Ted Parslow, while Paul Mogford named as societys vice president.

Norman partners with OHBA for Japanese golf renovations 18 August 2017

Norman partners with OHBA for Japanese golf renovations

Firms will collaborate to provide ‘one-stop-shop’ for golf courses in the country.

New reversible course to open in the Netherlands in 2018 16 August 2017

New reversible course to open in the Netherlands in 2018

Nine holes designed by architect Frank Pont will have ‘heathland character’.

First look at the new Royal Norwich Golf Club at Weston Longville 15 August 2017

First look at the new Royal Norwich Golf Club at Weston Longville

Work is underway to create a new 27-hole complex at the former Weston Park club.
New par three hole being created at Royal Ottawa 10 August 2017

New par three hole being created at Royal Ottawa

Nelson & Haworth Golf Course Architects leading project at historic Canadian course.
FireLake Golf Course reopens following renovation work 9 August 2017

FireLake Golf Course reopens following renovation work

Conor Cummings leads project at course owned by Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Oklahoma.
Second phase of masterplan project completed at Tupelo Country Club 8 August 2017

Second phase of masterplan project completed at Tupelo Country Club

Architect Nathan Crace oversees reworking of eighth hole at course in north-east Mississippi.
Grassing completed at new Ha Long Bay course in Vietnam 7 August 2017

Grassing completed at new Ha Long Bay course in Vietnam

Brian Curley tells GCA what golfers can expect from course overlooking UNESCO World Heritage site.
Three-year renovation project at Royal Bled reaches completion 4 August 2017

Three-year renovation project at Royal Bled reaches completion

William Swan of Swan Golf Designs discusses project at club in Slovenia.
Grassing under way at new Fox Hills course in North Dakota 4 August 2017

Grassing under way at new Fox Hills course in North Dakota

Architect Kevin Norby and Landscapes Unlimited leading project at site in Watford City.
Bunker renovation reaches completion at The Golf Club at Lansdowne 3 August 2017

Bunker renovation reaches completion at The Golf Club at Lansdowne

Greg Norman Golf Course Design leads work on Norman Course at club in Leesburg, Virginia.
Major project to commence early next year at The Phoenician golf course 2 August 2017

Major project to commence early next year at The Phoenician golf course

Phil Smith Design leads work to reconfigure and renovate course in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Planning application for Coul Links set to be submitted in coming weeks 1 August 2017

Planning application for Coul Links set to be submitted in coming weeks

Reports from Scotland indicate movement in proposed development from Mike Keiser and Todd Warnock.
Bukit Course at Singapore Island CC restored to original James Braid design 1 August 2017

Bukit Course at Singapore Island CC restored to original James Braid design

Owen Hester of Green Dynasty discusses recent project at historic course in south-east Asia.
Construction of new par three course to begin in Czech Republic 31 July 2017

Construction of new par three course to begin in Czech Republic

Jonathan Davison draws up design of layout at Golf Park Lhotka near Ostrava.
Tom Marzolf discusses Quail Hollow ahead of 2017 PGA Championship 28 July 2017

Tom Marzolf discusses Quail Hollow ahead of 2017 PGA Championship

Architect participates in Twitter chat hosted by the ASGCA ahead of upcoming tournament.
Bunker renovation project takes place at West Kilbride Golf Club 27 July 2017

Bunker renovation project takes place at West Kilbride Golf Club

Rennie Design and Souter Sports help formalise and enhance bunkering at Scottish course.
Issue 49 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 26 July 2017

Issue 49 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We take a look at the relationship between course design and nature, and report from West Cliffs.
Second phase of Crane Creek CC project sees addition of two new holes 26 July 2017

Second phase of Crane Creek CC project sees addition of two new holes

Architect David Druzisky discusses changes to course at club in Boise, Idaho.
New Peterhof Golf Club course opens for play in Russia 24 July 2017

New Peterhof Golf Club course opens for play in Russia

Hills Forrest-designed course located close to famous palaces of St Petersburg.

New twelve hole Mulligan Course opens at Ballyneal Golf Club 21 July 2017

New twelve hole Mulligan Course opens at Ballyneal Golf Club

Tom Doak of Renaissance Golf Design returns to Colorado club to create new layout.
Bunker renovations to be made on South Course at The Reserve Vineyards 20 July 2017

Bunker renovations to be made on South Course at The Reserve Vineyards

John Fought returns to Oregon club to oversee addition of Better Billy liner to selected bunkers.
Phil Mickelson Design to rework Nirwana course at Trump International 19 July 2017

Phil Mickelson Design to rework Nirwana course at Trump International

Work on course part of wider renovations at resort in Tabanan, Indonesia.
East Orange Golf Course completes renovations with clubhouse opening 18 July 2017

East Orange Golf Course completes renovations with clubhouse opening

The three-year project involved a full course redesign led by architect Stephen Kay.
New Great Northern golf course opens for play in Denmark 14 July 2017

New Great Northern golf course opens for play in Denmark

Nicklaus Design’s Dirk Bouts leads project at site close to town of Kerteminde.
Renovations at The Club at Nine Bridges ahead of 2017 CJ Cup 14 July 2017

Renovations at The Club at Nine Bridges ahead of 2017 CJ Cup

David Dale and Steve Wenzloff oversee bunker work using Durabunker method of construction. 
New Shepherd’s Rock course at Nemacolin Woodlands opens for play 13 July 2017

New Shepherd’s Rock course at Nemacolin Woodlands opens for play

Layout designed by Pete Dye and Tim Liddy unveiled at resort in Pennsylvania.

Project to enhance playability at Whistling Rock reaches completion 13 July 2017

Project to enhance playability at Whistling Rock reaches completion

Eric Iverson oversees subtle changes to Ted Robinson-designed course in South Korea.
New holes part of major renovation at The Refuge golf course 11 July 2017

New holes part of major renovation at The Refuge golf course

Nathan Crace to oversee project which includes addition of Longleaf Tee System.
Renovation work takes place on Naples Lakes CC course 10 July 2017

Renovation work takes place on Naples Lakes CC course

Thad Layton of Arnold Palmer Design heading project at club in Florida.
Plans approved for new course on Australia’s Kangaroo Island 7 July 2017

Plans approved for new course on Australia’s Kangaroo Island

The Cliffs course to be developed on 600 acre site off coast of South Australia.
Gary Player Design oversees redesign work at Kiawah Island Golf Resort 7 July 2017

Gary Player Design oversees redesign work at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

GCA speaks to architect Jeff Lawrence about project on Cougar Point course in South Carolina.
New first hole takes shape on Old Course at Atalaya 6 July 2017

New first hole takes shape on Old Course at Atalaya

Architect David Krause leads development of new green and tee at Spanish club.
Columbus Country Club renovation reaches halfway point 6 July 2017

Columbus Country Club renovation reaches halfway point

Architect Kevin Hargrave looking to give course in Ohio more of a ‘Donald Ross feel’.
Six new holes being created on East Course at Canada’s Sunningdale G&CC 4 July 2017

Six new holes being created on East Course at Canada’s Sunningdale G&CC

Doug Carrick creating new additions in style of course’s original architect Stanley Thompson.
Nicklaus Design to design ten new courses across Vietnam 30 June 2017

Nicklaus Design to design ten new courses across Vietnam

Design firm to create new facilities throughout the country after strengthening relationship with BRG Group.
Old White ready to host 2017 Greenbrier Classic 29 June 2017

Old White ready to host 2017 Greenbrier Classic

Keith Foster discusses major renovation project following devastating floods in 2016.
Eric Trump opens new King Robert the Bruce course at Turnberry 29 June 2017

Eric Trump opens new King Robert the Bruce course at Turnberry

Golf course architect Martin Ebert has led work at club on Scotland’s west coast.

Taylor Meadows course to reopen following work on three holes 28 June 2017

Taylor Meadows course to reopen following work on three holes

Steve Forrest leads reworking of holes ten, eleven and twelve at club in Taylor, Michigan.

Love Golf Design hired to redesign University of Virginia course 27 June 2017

Love Golf Design hired to redesign University of Virginia course

14 new holes set to be built at Birdwood Golf Course in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Shaping and earthmoving complete at new Friday Harbour course 27 June 2017

Shaping and earthmoving complete at new Friday Harbour course

Doug Carrick’s latest design in Canada set to open for play in spring 2018.
Restoration of La Mer at Le Touquet course reaches completion 26 June 2017

Restoration of La Mer at Le Touquet course reaches completion

Patrice Boissonnas and Frank Pont complete work at Harry Colt-designed course in northern France.
Nine holes at Schaumburg Golf Club close for renovations 26 June 2017

Nine holes at Schaumburg Golf Club close for renovations

Lohmann Golf Designs’ Todd Quitno discusses extent of work at club in Illinois.
Ground broken at new site as Royal Norwich relocation begins 23 June 2017

Ground broken at new site as Royal Norwich relocation begins

European Golf Design and MJ Abbott heading multi-million pound project in the UK.
Nine holes open for play at new Jebel Sifah course in Oman 22 June 2017

Nine holes open for play at new Jebel Sifah course in Oman

Architect Peter Harradine discusses creating a course for the ‘average’ golfer.

New nine-hole synthetic course to open in Delhi later this year 21 June 2017

New nine-hole synthetic course to open in Delhi later this year

Layout at M3M Club near city’s airport has been designed by Golfplan’s Kevin Ramsey.
GlenArbor Golf Club reopens following bunker renovation project 20 June 2017

GlenArbor Golf Club reopens following bunker renovation project

Architect Jeff Lawrence speaks to GCA about work at club near Bedford Hills, New York.
Renovations begin on Monocan nine at Stoney Creek Golf Course 16 June 2017

Renovations begin on Monocan nine at Stoney Creek Golf Course

Turf replacement work part of project on course at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia.
Three new holes to be added to short course at Golfpark Oberkirch 15 June 2017

Three new holes to be added to short course at Golfpark Oberkirch

Steiner & Partner Landschaftsarchitektur hired to lengthen course at public facility in Switzerland.
Gleneagles’ Queen’s course taken back to James Braid’s original design 15 June 2017

Gleneagles’ Queen’s course taken back to James Braid’s original design

18-month renovation project also sees new drainage and bunker technology introduced.
New golf course to be developed in Brazil’s São Paulo State 14 June 2017

New golf course to be developed in Brazil’s São Paulo State

Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design hired to create facility on diverse site near Campinas.
Good progress being made on new golf course near Tbilisi 14 June 2017

Good progress being made on new golf course near Tbilisi

Tilander Golf Design’s creation in country of Georgia set to open for play in 2018.
Jiménez to design new short game facility at Las Colinas 13 June 2017

Jiménez to design new short game facility at Las Colinas

Work is already underway on the facility, which is set to open later this year.
Chris Wilczynski improves playability at Shenandoah Country Club 13 June 2017

Chris Wilczynski improves playability at Shenandoah Country Club

The fourth and fifth holes have been redesigned to resolve flooding issues.

Erin Hills ready for the spotlight as US Open week arrives 12 June 2017

Erin Hills ready for the spotlight as US Open week arrives

The course in Wisconsin has been closed for eight months in preparation for the tournament.

Ocean views from every hole at Portugal’s new West Cliffs 9 June 2017

Ocean views from every hole at Portugal’s new West Cliffs

Cynthia Dye-designed course sits on spectacular sandy terrain above the Atlantic.
Superstition Mountain bunker renovation work begins 9 June 2017

Superstition Mountain bunker renovation work begins

Nicklaus Design advising on work at course the firm originally designed in Arizona.
Bunker renovations taking place at Chart Hills Golf Club 8 June 2017

Bunker renovations taking place at Chart Hills Golf Club

Conor Walsh discusses project which includes work on UK course’s famous Anaconda bunker.
Renovation at Miromar Lakes aims to reimagine Florida course’s identity 8 June 2017

Renovation at Miromar Lakes aims to reimagine Florida course’s identity

Architect Drew Rogers rebuilding greens and tees and aiming to improve aesthetics.
Rockwood Park Golf Course to reopen later this month following renovations 7 June 2017

Rockwood Park Golf Course to reopen later this month following renovations

Colligan Golf Design completes work at John Bredemus-designed course in Fort Worth, Texas.
Reconstruction of back nine begins at California’s SilverRock Resort 6 June 2017

Reconstruction of back nine begins at California’s SilverRock Resort

Brandon Johnson of Arnold Palmer Design discusses changes at course taking place this summer.
Willow Fork Country Club course undergoes bunker renovation project 2 June 2017

Willow Fork Country Club course undergoes bunker renovation project

Fusion Golf and Sustainable Sports Solutions leading work at club in Katy, Texas.
Rothley Park takes control with Hunter Pilot and Irriplan 1 June 2017

Rothley Park takes control with Hunter Pilot and Irriplan

Leicestershire club completes installation of all-new irrigation system covering greens, tees, approaches and walk off.
Changes made at Natadola Bay ahead of 2017 Fiji International 1 June 2017

Changes made at Natadola Bay ahead of 2017 Fiji International

Vijay Singh and Greg Letsche oversee alterations to course on Fiji’s south-west coastline.
Issue 34 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 31 May 2017

Issue 34 of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Summer 2017 issue includes a profile of 2017 US Open host course Erin Hills.
John Sanford elected ASGCA president at annual meeting in Florida 31 May 2017

John Sanford elected ASGCA president at annual meeting in Florida

Newly-elected president aims to raise association’s profile in the industry
New South Course at Arcadia Bluffs begins to take shape 30 May 2017

New South Course at Arcadia Bluffs begins to take shape

Second layout at Michigan club has been designed by Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design.
Renovations taking place at Coral Oaks Golf Course this summer 26 May 2017

Renovations taking place at Coral Oaks Golf Course this summer

Greens, tees and fairways being worked on at Arthur Hills-designed course in Florida.
Work to remodel three holes at Manito Golf & Country Club begins 25 May 2017

Work to remodel three holes at Manito Golf & Country Club begins

Jeff Mingay hired to review course masterplan created by John Harbottle in 2009.
Renovation project takes place at Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club 25 May 2017

Renovation project takes place at Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club

Gordon Lewis leads work at Florida course originally designed by Larry Packard.
Sand area reduction key to Buckinghamshire renovation work 23 May 2017

Sand area reduction key to Buckinghamshire renovation work

Architect Tim Lobb and course manager Andy Ewence discuss recent work at club near Uxbridge, UK.
Renovations at Country Club of Asheville course reach completion 18 May 2017

Renovations at Country Club of Asheville course reach completion

Richard Mandell discusses his work at Donald Ross designed course in North Carolina.
New club gives members access to nine US golf courses 17 May 2017

New club gives members access to nine US golf courses

Designs by Donald Ross, Gil Hanse and Mike Strantz comprise the ‘Architect’s Nine’.

Tripp Davis completes renovation work at Jimmie Austin Golf Course 16 May 2017

Tripp Davis completes renovation work at Jimmie Austin Golf Course

Architect creates new eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh holes at University of Oklahoma facility.
Renovation project commences at Rio Secco Golf Club 12 May 2017

Renovation project commences at Rio Secco Golf Club

Rees Jones returns to Las Vegas club to update course features and practice facility.
Huge investment plans outlined for historic Musselburgh Links course 11 May 2017

Huge investment plans outlined for historic Musselburgh Links course

Mackenzie and Ebert part of team aiming to renovate and restore former Open Venue to its 1896 layout.
Series of renovations to take place at Tiburón Golf Club’s Black Course 10 May 2017

Series of renovations to take place at Tiburón Golf Club’s Black Course

Team from Greg Norman Golf Course Design working with club in Naples, Florida.
Changes made at TPC Sawgrass ahead of 2017 Players Championship 10 May 2017

Changes made at TPC Sawgrass ahead of 2017 Players Championship

Jeff Plotts discusses how he expects the course to play during tournament from 11-14 May.
Hills Forrest leads restoration and renovation work at Oneida GCC 9 May 2017

Hills Forrest leads restoration and renovation work at Oneida GCC

GCA speaks to Shawn Smith to discuss work at club in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 
Tripp Davis completes renovation of historic Whippoorwill Club course 8 May 2017

Tripp Davis completes renovation of historic Whippoorwill Club course

Architect reworks all 18 greens and restores bunkers and tees at club in Armonk, New York.
GCSAA launches ‘Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Week’ 8 May 2017

GCSAA launches ‘Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Week’

Association encourages golfers to thank those that look after the courses they play.
Wentworth renovates West course ahead of BMW PGA Championship 5 May 2017

Wentworth renovates West course ahead of BMW PGA Championship

Ernie Els Design and EGD collaborate to improve playability for members and pros.
Redesigned and renovated course reopens at The Clubs at Houston Oaks 5 May 2017

Redesigned and renovated course reopens at The Clubs at Houston Oaks

Architect Chet Williams creates new fifth hole featuring island green at Texas club.
First course at new Sand Valley resort officially opens 3 May 2017

First course at new Sand Valley resort officially opens

Coore and Crenshaw design has huge width and dramatic topography.
Bill Bergin leads second phase of renovation project at Druid Hills 3 May 2017

Bill Bergin leads second phase of renovation project at Druid Hills

Architect rebuilds bunkers and increases playable areas around greens at course in Georgia.
Full Stoatin Brae course to open at Gull Lake View 3 May 2017

Full Stoatin Brae course to open at Gull Lake View

Latest addition to multi-course resort in southwest Michigan to open 15 May.
New short game academy created at Golf Club St Leon Rot 28 April 2017

New short game academy created at Golf Club St Leon Rot

Christian Althaus works with Josef Poetter Golf and Ecobunker to create facility at German club.
Issue 48 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 27 April 2017

Issue 48 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at Dr Alister MacKenzie’s 13 principles of golf architecture and report from Streamsong Black.

New three-hole short course to open at Wilmington Municipal GC 27 April 2017

New three-hole short course to open at Wilmington Municipal GC

Facility designed by John Fought to be used by The First Tee of Greater Wilmington youth programme.
Construction of new Mar de Indias golf course begins in Colombia 26 April 2017

Construction of new Mar de Indias golf course begins in Colombia

Greg Norman Golf Course Design draws up plans for 18-holer near Cartagena on country’s Caribbean coastline.
Jordan Spieth works with Roy Bechtol on new University of Texas course 24 April 2017

Jordan Spieth works with Roy Bechtol on new University of Texas course

Six hole par three course set to open this September at club in Austin, Texas.

Five year renovation project reaches completion at Pleasant Valley CC 24 April 2017

Five year renovation project reaches completion at Pleasant Valley CC

Bobby Weed Golf Design updates strategy and reconstructs bunkers at Arkansas course.
New Ayla Golf Club course opens for play in Jordan 21 April 2017

New Ayla Golf Club course opens for play in Jordan

Layout created by Greg Norman Golf Course Design incorporates site’s numerous sandy features.
Architect Tim Lobb restores Colt features at St George’s Hill 20 April 2017

Architect Tim Lobb restores Colt features at St George’s Hill

New first green replaces 1930s-era Hawtree design; more work planned for rest of course.

Woods firm to design Stewart tribute course at Big Cedar Lodge 19 April 2017

Woods firm to design Stewart tribute course at Big Cedar Lodge

Family friendly 13-hole short course also part of the plan at Missouri resort.

Donald Ross design characteristics return to Pinehurst No. 3 18 April 2017

Donald Ross design characteristics return to Pinehurst No. 3

The course has also been rerouted to make room for Gil Hanse’s new nine-hole short course.
Duncan starts ‘sensitive’ renovation of Royal Dar Es Salaam Red course 18 April 2017

Duncan starts ‘sensitive’ renovation of Royal Dar Es Salaam Red course

Longtime C&C associate ‘dusting off’ Jones-built Trophée Hassan host in Moroccan capital.
Brookwater reopens following refurb by Greg Norman Golf Course Design 18 April 2017

Brookwater reopens following refurb by Greg Norman Golf Course Design

All 18 greens have been refreshed, resurfaced and, in some cases, redesigned to improve playability.

Nine hole par three course to open at the Eastern Golf Club this spring 17 April 2017

Nine hole par three course to open at the Eastern Golf Club this spring

Shark Waters by The Eastern Golf Club has been designed by a team from Greg Norman’s firm.
Golf course architect Vicki Martz dies at 72 14 April 2017

Golf course architect Vicki Martz dies at 72

Former colleagues and members of the industry pay tribute to “awesome lady.”

Steve Smyers to redesign Errol Estate course in Central Florida 13 April 2017

Steve Smyers to redesign Errol Estate course in Central Florida

New 18-hole layout to be created and renamed Staghorn Golf Club and Lodge.

Course renovations commence at Balsam Mountain Preserve 12 April 2017

Course renovations commence at Balsam Mountain Preserve

Arnold Palmer Design’s Thad Layton overseeing work at club in North Carolina.
Seeding begins on series of new holes at Fox Hills GC 11 April 2017

Seeding begins on series of new holes at Fox Hills GC

Kevin Norby oversees the creation of 12 new holes at North Dakota course.
Five new holes created at Indian Trails Golf Course 10 April 2017

Five new holes created at Indian Trails Golf Course

Architect Chris Wilcynzski also designs new practice facility at course in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Replica of the Road Hole at St Andrews introduced at Thaxted Park GC 7 April 2017

Replica of the Road Hole at St Andrews introduced at Thaxted Park GC

Neil Crafter pays homage to iconic hole with recent changes to course near Adelaide, Australia.
Courses at Harborside International to undergo renovations 6 April 2017

Courses at Harborside International to undergo renovations

Lohmann Golf Design and KemperSports to oversee project at club near Chicago, Illinois.
Bunker renovation project completed at Bent Creek Golf Course 5 April 2017

Bunker renovation project completed at Bent Creek Golf Course

Mike Beebe works with Billy Casper Golf on project at public course in Jacksonville, Florida.
New Valley Course opens at The Els Club Desaru Coast 31 March 2017

New Valley Course opens at The Els Club Desaru Coast

Ernie Els Design and Vijay Singh collaborate on second course at Malaysian club.
First phase of Astbury Golf Club bunker renovation reaches completion 30 March 2017

First phase of Astbury Golf Club bunker renovation reaches completion

Jonathan Gaunt works with Duncan Ross to add character to course in Cheshire, UK.
New Sage Run course set to open in late summer 29 March 2017

New Sage Run course set to open in late summer

Architect Paul Albanese speaks to GCA about his second design at Michigan’s Island Resort.
New Hilton resort includes Tibet’s first golf course 28 March 2017

New Hilton resort includes Tibet’s first golf course

Henegan Golf Course Design Company has created nine-holer at Hilton Linzhi Resort.
Ground broken on new Twin Dolphin course in Mexico 28 March 2017

Ground broken on new Twin Dolphin course in Mexico

Todd Eckenrode - Origins Golf Design leading work at site on Baja California peninsula.
European golf architects gather for Spanish lessons 27 March 2017

European golf architects gather for Spanish lessons

2017 EIGCA annual meeting has a focus on golf in southern Europe.
Atlanta Athletic Club saves water and electricity with new irrigation system 27 March 2017

Atlanta Athletic Club saves water and electricity with new irrigation system

Club’s now using Rain Bird’s single-head-controlled Integrated Control System on its Highlands Course.
Renovations to Country Club of Asheville course close to completion 24 March 2017

Renovations to Country Club of Asheville course close to completion

Donald Ross’s design in North Carolina worked on by architect Richard Mandell.
Changes made to formidable bunker on sixth hole at Castle Stuart 22 March 2017

Changes made to formidable bunker on sixth hole at Castle Stuart

Front half of bunker filled but 560-yard par five remains a challenging prospect.
Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project 21 March 2017

Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project

Architect speaks about Tom Bendelow, modernising a classic course and multiple tees.

Scotscraig Golf Club reveals course restoration work 21 March 2017

Scotscraig Golf Club reveals course restoration work

Historic Scottish club carries out project to coincide with its 200th anniversary celebrations.

Sale of Royal Norwich Golf Club now complete 20 March 2017

Sale of Royal Norwich Golf Club now complete

Funds from the £17 million sale will go towards the redevelopment of nearby Weston Park.

Tiger Woods Design hired to develop new courses in the Bahamas 16 March 2017

Tiger Woods Design hired to develop new courses in the Bahamas

Firm designs short course and draws up provisional plans for 18-hole course at Jack’s Bay resort.
Forrest Richardson reflects on Mountain Shadows project 15 March 2017

Forrest Richardson reflects on Mountain Shadows project

Architect speaks to GCA about reworked short course now open at resort in Arizona.
Muirfield set for Open rota return after voting in women 14 March 2017

Muirfield set for Open rota return after voting in women

R&A’s Martin Slumbers confirms intention to take tournament back to Scottish course in the future.

Hogs Head Golf Club in County Kerry to be unveiled later this year 13 March 2017

Hogs Head Golf Club in County Kerry to be unveiled later this year

New course on Irelands Atlantic coast has been designed by team from Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

Special issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 8 March 2017

Special issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Architects discuss the impact, appeal and benefits of the Longleaf Tee Initiative.

Green renovations to take place at Mid South Club 7 March 2017

Green renovations to take place at Mid South Club

Work at course near Pinehurst to be led by Shapemasters’ Jeffrey Stein and Carlos Perez.
Addition of rumple the main priority for Palmer course at Castle Stuart 6 March 2017

Addition of rumple the main priority for Palmer course at Castle Stuart

Adam Lawrence reports on a pre-construction site visit to the Inverness course.

Ocean Course at Hokuala resort reopens following renovation project 6 March 2017

Ocean Course at Hokuala resort reopens following renovation project

Team from Nicklaus Design upgrades front nine at course on Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Bunker renovation to commence at Lansdowne’s Norman Course 3 March 2017

Bunker renovation to commence at Lansdowne’s Norman Course

GNGCD’s Chris Campbell overseeing work on course he originally helped create.
Golden Horseshoe Gold Course to reopen this July following renovations 2 March 2017

Golden Horseshoe Gold Course to reopen this July following renovations

Team from Rees Jones, Inc. leading project at course at Colonial Williamsburg.
Proposed rule changes aim to help speed up golf 1 March 2017

Proposed rule changes aim to help speed up golf

R&A and USGA release details of rules modernisation for 2019.
Renovations commence on Vestavia Country Club course 1 March 2017

Renovations commence on Vestavia Country Club course

Lester George aiming to update strategy and playability of George Cobb’s 1951 layout.
New Mountain Course opens at FLC Golf Links Quy Nhon 27 February 2017

New Mountain Course opens at FLC Golf Links Quy Nhon

Latest creation from Schmidt-Curley Design unveiled at resort in Southern Vietnam.
Oak Meadows gets new name following course redesign 24 February 2017

Oak Meadows gets new name following course redesign

Greg Martin reworks Illinois course, which will now be known as The Preserve at Oak Meadows. 
Rennie hired to develop new masterplan for Inverness Golf Club 22 February 2017

Rennie hired to develop new masterplan for Inverness Golf Club

Architect to create analytic survey of parkland course in the Scottish Highlands. 
Architects discuss driving distances following R&A and USGA research 21 February 2017

Architects discuss driving distances following R&A and USGA research

Jeff Mingay and Lassi Pekka Tilander provide GCA with their thoughts on the topic.
Finishing touches being made at West Cliffs ahead of summer opening 21 February 2017

Finishing touches being made at West Cliffs ahead of summer opening

Cynthia Dye’s latest design on Portugal’s Atlantic coast set to open in June. 
Acclaimed Cape Wickham course is put up for sale 20 February 2017

Acclaimed Cape Wickham course is put up for sale

Owner of Australian venue ‘has achieved all he wants to’, says project adviser.
Huge scale for Hanse’s new Black course at Streamsong 17 February 2017

Huge scale for Hanse’s new Black course at Streamsong

Third eighteen hole layout at resort in Florida set to open in September this year.

Bunker and green renovation work reaches completion at Naas Golf Club 16 February 2017

Bunker and green renovation work reaches completion at Naas Golf Club

Irish course sees three new greens and revetted bunkering added by team from ReGolf. 
Chester W Ditto course closes for redesign and renovation project 15 February 2017

Chester W Ditto course closes for redesign and renovation project

Layout in Arlington, Texas, currently being reworked by John Colligan and Trey Kemp.
European Tour adds new six-hole tournament to 2017 schedule 14 February 2017

European Tour adds new six-hole tournament to 2017 schedule

GolfSixes event to take place at the Centurion Club in the UK this May.
Bunker renovation work completed at Cabo Del Sol’s Ocean Course 13 February 2017

Bunker renovation work completed at Cabo Del Sol’s Ocean Course

Jim Lipe reworks elements of course on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.
New golf course to be created at Trident Lakes community in Texas 10 February 2017

New golf course to be created at Trident Lakes community in Texas

DE Golf Design hired to draw up plans for track at new development in Fannin County. 

ASGCA Foundation introduces new Longleaf forward tee initiative 9 February 2017

ASGCA Foundation introduces new Longleaf forward tee initiative

More options for shorter hitters create greater player enjoyment, says architects’ association.
Second phase of restoration work commences at Inglewood Golf Club 9 February 2017

Second phase of restoration work commences at Inglewood Golf Club

Jeff Mingay leading multi-year project to restore best elements of A. Vernon Macan’s original design.
Historic Belvedere course undergoes restoration work 9 February 2017

Historic Belvedere course undergoes restoration work

Bruce Hepner overseeing project at Michigan course originally designed by William Watson.
Plans finalised for series of new holes at Brighton Lakes Golf Club 6 February 2017

Plans finalised for series of new holes at Brighton Lakes Golf Club

Architect Bob Harrison tells GCA about his ongoing work at club in Australia.
Renovations completed on renamed Fazio II Course at St Andrews CC 3 February 2017

Renovations completed on renamed Fazio II Course at St Andrews CC

Tom Fazio II reworks track at Florida club formerly named the Olde Course.
Drew Rogers prepares to renovate Lakes Course at Quail West 2 February 2017

Drew Rogers prepares to renovate Lakes Course at Quail West

Architect to add Celebration bermudagrass and build new greens and tee boxes at Florida track.
New sustainability standard piloted at this year’s Phoenix Open 1 February 2017

New sustainability standard piloted at this year’s Phoenix Open

GEO and Waste Management aiming to introduce new standard for tournaments.
New Els-designed golf course coming to Zanzibar 31 January 2017

New Els-designed golf course coming to Zanzibar

Firm completes agreement to design East Africa’s first signature golf resort development.
Bobby Weed Golf Design completes renovations at Slammer & Squire 30 January 2017

Bobby Weed Golf Design completes renovations at Slammer & Squire

World Golf Village course to benefit from enhanced playability and aesthetics following recent work.
Full list of speakers and topics confirmed for Scottish Design Masters 30 January 2017

Full list of speakers and topics confirmed for Scottish Design Masters

Event in Inverness, Scotland runs from 28 February – 3 March and will be hosted by GCA’s Adam Lawrence.
Mackenzie & Ebert hired to enhance Bruntsfield Links 27 January 2017

Mackenzie & Ebert hired to enhance Bruntsfield Links

Club invests in new project to rework bunkering and build new hole at historic Edinburgh course.
Reversible course set to open in Oregon this summer 26 January 2017

Reversible course set to open in Oregon this summer

Silvies Valley Ranch prepares to unveil Dan Hixson-designed Hankins and Craddock courses.
Crafter+Mogford restores ‘lost’ holes and makes additions at Ratho Farm 24 January 2017

Crafter+Mogford restores ‘lost’ holes and makes additions at Ratho Farm

Architects complete project to bring Australia’s oldest course up to a full 18.
Staples to work on solution for water-deprived California golf course 23 January 2017

Staples to work on solution for water-deprived California golf course

Dairy Creek facing dramatic reduction in water availability; architect plans to reinvent course accordingly.
Huddersfield club completes first phase of bunker renovation 23 January 2017

Huddersfield club completes first phase of bunker renovation

Architect William Swan leads Blinder-lined bunkers and landscape restoration programme.

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 20 January 2017

Issue 47 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at how difficulty affects golfing enjoyment and report on restorations at Seminole CC.

Final holes begin to take shape at Danzante Bay 20 January 2017

Final holes begin to take shape at Danzante Bay

Development of holes two to eight gets underway in earnest at new course in Mexico.
Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017 20 January 2017

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2017

Can you identify the course on which Sandy the gopher has been photographed?
Better Billy Bunker and Durabunker enter new partnership 20 January 2017

Better Billy Bunker and Durabunker enter new partnership

Bunker construction specialists team up to help expand their global presence.
Creation of first nine holes completed at new course in Bolivia 19 January 2017

Creation of first nine holes completed at new course in Bolivia

Architect Marco Martin leading development of layout at Urubó Country Club.
The Club at Mediterra completes renovations to its two 18-hole courses 19 January 2017

The Club at Mediterra completes renovations to its two 18-hole courses

Bunkers and fairways enhanced on both Fazio-designed at Florida club.
Knollwood completes Raynor/Banks restoration with help of Ian Andrew 18 January 2017

Knollwood completes Raynor/Banks restoration with help of Ian Andrew

Canadian architect finishes six year project at club in Elmsford, New York.

Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking & Mead appointed as Portsea GC consultants 18 January 2017

Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking & Mead appointed as Portsea GC consultants

Australian firm to work with Victoria club to enhance course on the edge of Port Phillip Bay.
Golf Course Architecture Green Pages 2017 is out now 17 January 2017

Golf Course Architecture Green Pages 2017 is out now

Our annual directory provides information on leading suppliers across the industry.
Three year plan for restoration of Ross’s Seminole 17 January 2017

Three year plan for restoration of Ross’s Seminole

Coore and Crenshaw come to end of first year of work at club in Juno Beach, Florida.
Former professional golfer and course designer John Jacobs dies age 91 13 January 2017

Former professional golfer and course designer John Jacobs dies age 91

Industry pays tribute to designer of The Buckinghamshire and Wentworth’s Edinburgh course.
Greenkeepers launch new strategy for responsible golf course management 12 January 2017

Greenkeepers launch new strategy for responsible golf course management

FEGGA initiative aims to promote golf’s potential to benefits to ‘nature and man’.
Rees Jones hired to lead renovation project at Shadow Wood CC 11 January 2017

Rees Jones hired to lead renovation project at Shadow Wood CC

Architect aims to maintain the character of two Bob Cupp-designed courses at Florida club.
Bunker renovation work at Carlton Woods reaches completion 10 January 2017

Bunker renovation work at Carlton Woods reaches completion

Texas club recovers from flood damage with assistance of Fazio Design.
New Short Course at Mountain Shadows to open next month 9 January 2017

New Short Course at Mountain Shadows to open next month

Par three layout designed by Forrest Richardson includes ‘bonus’ par two hole.
Tiger Woods celebrates new short course at Diamante 6 January 2017

Tiger Woods celebrates new short course at Diamante

The Oasis Short Course opened in December to provide course for players of all levels
Three teams will compete to redesign City Park Golf Course in Denver 4 January 2017

Three teams will compete to redesign City Park Golf Course in Denver

The redesign forms part of the ‘Platte to Park Hill’ project which aims to create a new stormwater detention area

What to look out for in 2017 30 December 2016

What to look out for in 2017

GCA takes a look at the courses set to open in the new year.
Merry Christmas from all of us at Golf Course Architecture! 25 December 2016

Merry Christmas from all of us at Golf Course Architecture!

We wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Kris Spence completes restoration of historic Memphis CC course 23 December 2016

Kris Spence completes restoration of historic Memphis CC course

Architect restores course originally designed by Donald Ross at club in Tennessee.

Robert McNeil reworks bunkering at two courses on Cape Cod 22 December 2016

Robert McNeil reworks bunkering at two courses on Cape Cod

Architect completes third phase of project at Dennis Highlands and Dennis Pines in Massachusetts.

Alice Dye to receive 2017 ASGCA Donald Ross Award 21 December 2016

Alice Dye to receive 2017 ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Association’s former president awarded for her significant contribution to the to the game of golf.
Ron Garl completes Huntingdon Hills CC course renovations 20 December 2016

Ron Garl completes Huntingdon Hills CC course renovations

Architect returns to club in Florida to rework courses greens and bunkering.

TGR Design hired for major restoration project in Chicago 19 December 2016

TGR Design hired for major restoration project in Chicago

Firm to lead work at Jackson Park and South Shore courses on city’s south side.

Hansen, Fjällman and Himmel appointed for Golf Club Sylt redesign 19 December 2016

Hansen, Fjällman and Himmel appointed for Golf Club Sylt redesign

Architects to collaborate to lead redevelopment of course at German club.
Ground broken on redesign of courses at Österåkers Golf Club 15 December 2016

Ground broken on redesign of courses at Österåkers Golf Club

Work at club in Sweden is the first project from Henrik Stenson Golf Design.
Nicklaus Design to restore Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort 15 December 2016

Nicklaus Design to restore Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort

Florida track to have all fairways, greens and rough regrassed with Platinum Paspalum.
Plans finalised for new Yas Acres Golf Course in Abu Dhabi 14 December 2016

Plans finalised for new Yas Acres Golf Course in Abu Dhabi

Nine hole layout has been designed by Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design.
Extensive renovations set for TPC Prestancia in 2017 12 December 2016

Extensive renovations set for TPC Prestancia in 2017

Leibold Irrigation will work on the Club Course to restore it to its original design.
New golf resort in the Czech Republic prepares for grand opening 7 December 2016

New golf resort in the Czech Republic prepares for grand opening

Golfer.eu architect Michael Terech speaks to GCA about development of 27-hole layout.
Lester George hired to create masterplan for Audubon CC 6 December 2016

Lester George hired to create masterplan for Audubon CC

Architect aims to modernise course originally designed by Tom Bendelow at Kentucky club.

Ground broken on new project at Florida’s Banyan Cay Resort 6 December 2016

Ground broken on new project at Florida’s Banyan Cay Resort

Jack Nicklaus and Chris Cochran of Nicklaus Design reworking golf course in West Palm Beach.

Nicklaus Design hired to create three new courses in Vietnam 5 December 2016

Nicklaus Design hired to create three new courses in Vietnam

Firm to lead developments at new sites in North of the country and near city of Danang.
The New Course at Talamore Golf Resort reopens following renovations 2 December 2016

The New Course at Talamore Golf Resort reopens following renovations

Rees Jones-designed course in North Carolina sees green complexes rebuilt and recontouring.
First phase of wild Herzogswalde rebuild nears completion 1 December 2016

First phase of wild Herzogswalde rebuild nears completion

Contractor Josef Pötter Golf close to finishing construction at club near Dresden, Germany.
North Course at Torrey Pines reopens following Weiskopf’s renovation 1 December 2016

North Course at Torrey Pines reopens following Weiskopf’s renovation

Greens rebuilt and number of bunkers reduced at public course in San Diego, US.
Nicklaus calls for golf to capitalise on its global potential 1 December 2016

Nicklaus calls for golf to capitalise on its global potential

‘Golden Bear’ discusses current trends and challenges at 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum.
Gator course at Pelican’s Nest GC reopens following renovation work 30 November 2016

Gator course at Pelican’s Nest GC reopens following renovation work

Architect Jan Bel Jan works with club staff to modify holes and create new greens and bunkers.
OCCM completes work on back nine holes at Royal Canberra GC 28 November 2016

OCCM completes work on back nine holes at Royal Canberra GC

Firm’s Mike Cocking discusses project at club in Australia’s capital.

Carrick Design returns to Bigwin Island GC to lead renovation work 24 November 2016

Carrick Design returns to Bigwin Island GC to lead renovation work

Firm enhancing bunkering and general playability of course near Baysville, Canada.
Greg Martin’s reworking of Oak Meadows course nears completion 23 November 2016

Greg Martin’s reworking of Oak Meadows course nears completion

Architect leads conversion of 27-hole course into 18 holer while reducing flood risk.
Meadowbrook CC project reaches grow in stage following renovations 23 November 2016

Meadowbrook CC project reaches grow in stage following renovations

Andy Staples completes work at Michigan course, which is set to reopen next May.
Chet Williams leads major project at The Clubs at Houston Oaks 22 November 2016

Chet Williams leads major project at The Clubs at Houston Oaks

Redesigned and renovated course at Texas club expected to reopen in spring 2017.
Bunker renovation work completed on Desert Willow’s Firecliff course 22 November 2016

Bunker renovation work completed on Desert Willow’s Firecliff course

Architect Michael Hurdzan returns to track at Californian resort to oversee project.
Major course renovation project at Longboat Key Club nears completion 21 November 2016

Major course renovation project at Longboat Key Club nears completion

Work on Florida club’s White Egret nine set to be finished by the end of 2016.
European Golf Design to renovate Guardian Bom Sucesso course 18 November 2016

European Golf Design to renovate Guardian Bom Sucesso course

Firm to improve landscaping and increase course’s environmental value.
New golf course opens at Mexico’s Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort 17 November 2016

New golf course opens at Mexico’s Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort

Track designed by Greg Norman’s firm to complement existing Nicklaus course and academy.
ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees 17 November 2016

ASGCA reveals Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees

Architects selected for innovative design work and problem-solving skills.

Creation of new Tanjong course at Sentosa GC reaches completion 16 November 2016

Creation of new Tanjong course at Sentosa GC reaches completion

Andrew Johnston leads redevelopment and redesign of layout at Singapore club.
Countdown to 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum begins 16 November 2016

Countdown to 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum begins

Event takes place from 28 November – 1 December at Marriot Sawgrass Resort in Florida.
David Jones set to finalise plans for new Northern Ireland course 15 November 2016

David Jones set to finalise plans for new Northern Ireland course

Work on Hillsborough course could potentially start as early as next year.
Pinehurst brings in Hanse to restore No. 4 and build new short course 14 November 2016

Pinehurst brings in Hanse to restore No. 4 and build new short course

Like Coore and Crenshaw’s No. 2, Hanse’s work will take inspiration from Donald Ross’s original footprint.

RTJ II Golf Course Design to lead North Ridge CC renovations 10 November 2016

RTJ II Golf Course Design to lead North Ridge CC renovations

Project at club in northern California to focus on course’s greens and bunkering.

Naples Beach course to reopen after Nicklaus and Sanford redesign 9 November 2016

Naples Beach course to reopen after Nicklaus and Sanford redesign

Track at club in south-west Florida to be available to play from 17 November.
Laguna Golf Bintan course reopens following 12-month renovation project 9 November 2016

Laguna Golf Bintan course reopens following 12-month renovation project

Work at resort course in Indonesia led by Mark Lawson of Pro Links Construction.
Fry/Straka hired for renovation project at West Bay Club 8 November 2016

Fry/Straka hired for renovation project at West Bay Club

Number of modern design elements to be added to course on Florida’s west coast.
Jeff Brauer leads redesign of Southern Hills Golf Club course 7 November 2016

Jeff Brauer leads redesign of Southern Hills Golf Club course

New holes to be built at Texas club, which will change its name to Tempest Golf Club.

Renovations to take place on the Cougar Point course at Kiawah Island 4 November 2016

Renovations to take place on the Cougar Point course at Kiawah Island

Gary Player Design Company leading work on track at resort in South Carolina.
Lehman Design Group’s latest Arizona design to open for play next month 4 November 2016

Lehman Design Group’s latest Arizona design to open for play next month

The Victory Course at Verrado Golf Club in Phoenix marks firm’s 30th project.

New 18-hole layout to open in Las Vegas next spring 2 November 2016

New 18-hole layout to open in Las Vegas next spring

GCA speaks to Brian Courcelle from Fazio Design about The Summit golf course.
Phil Mickelson Design to upgrade the Greenbrier Course 2 November 2016

Phil Mickelson Design to upgrade the Greenbrier Course

Seth Raynor-designed track at the Greenbrier Resort significantly damaged earlier this year by flooding.

Martin Design’s renovation work at River Forest nears completion 1 November 2016

Martin Design’s renovation work at River Forest nears completion

Bunkers reworked, tees expanded and fairways recontoured at course in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Mark Mungeam leads renovation and restoration work at Fox Hill CC 31 October 2016

Mark Mungeam leads renovation and restoration work at Fox Hill CC

Architect restoring elements of AW Tillinghast’s original design at Pennsylvania club.
Iverson looks to improve playability at mountainous Whistling Rock 28 October 2016

Iverson looks to improve playability at mountainous Whistling Rock

Renaissance architect called in to tweak five year old Robinson design.
Squaw Creek course reopens following Colligan Golf Design project 28 October 2016

Squaw Creek course reopens following Colligan Golf Design project

John Colligan and Trey Kemp lead renovations to Ralph Plummer design in Texas.
Ian Andrew’s restoration project at Park Country Club nears completion 26 October 2016

Ian Andrew’s restoration project at Park Country Club nears completion

Architect looks to reintroduce design originally created by Colt and Alison in the 1930s.
Issue 46 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 25 October 2016

Issue 46 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

We look at how clubs can better manage irrigation and report on the second Sand Valley course

We look at how clubs can better manage irrigation and report on the second Sand Valley course.
Doug Carrick leads development of new golf course at Friday Harbour 24 October 2016

Doug Carrick leads development of new golf course at Friday Harbour

Construction of 18-hole layout at site in province of Ontario now underway.
Fry/Straka to design second course at Arcadia Bluffs 21 October 2016

Fry/Straka to design second course at Arcadia Bluffs

Golf course architect discusses plans for new South Course at Michigan club.
Kris Spence to add Raynor flavour to four holes at Blowing Rock 20 October 2016

Kris Spence to add Raynor flavour to four holes at Blowing Rock

Architect to rework holes ten, eleven, twelve and thirteen at course in North Carolina.
Drew Rogers leads renovations on the Preserve Course at Quail West 19 October 2016

Drew Rogers leads renovations on the Preserve Course at Quail West

Architect to begin work on Lakes Course at Florida club in spring 2017.
Tripp Davis’ renovation work at the Northwood Club gets underway 19 October 2016

Tripp Davis’ renovation work at the Northwood Club gets underway

Tees, greens and bunkers to be restored at 1952 US Open venue in Dallas, Texas.
Renovations to The Timbers at Troy course get underway 18 October 2016

Renovations to The Timbers at Troy course get underway

Project led by McDonald and Sons to focus on bunkers and irrigation at Maryland club.

Patriot course at The Wigwam reopens following renovation work 17 October 2016

Patriot course at The Wigwam reopens following renovation work

Bunkering and irrigation enhancements central to project led by Key Golf.
Hills & Forrest redesigning two holes at Highland Meadows Golf Club 14 October 2016

Hills & Forrest redesigning two holes at Highland Meadows Golf Club

Changes being made to accommodate new practice range and short game area at Ohio club.
Second course constructed at FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links 14 October 2016

Second course constructed at FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links

New track designed by Schmidt-Curley to open later this year at Vietnam venue.
Exposed sand areas created on New course at St Andrews 13 October 2016

Exposed sand areas created on New course at St Andrews

Ecological motivation for Ebert-led project on historic links at Home of Golf.

Nine-hole course to open this weekend at Przytok Golf & Resort 13 October 2016

Nine-hole course to open this weekend at Przytok Golf & Resort

Hans Georg Erhardt’s design built on a sandy site at club in western Poland.
First phase of Rinkven International GC project reaches completion 12 October 2016

First phase of Rinkven International GC project reaches completion

Six holes redesigned as part of project led by Hawtree’s Russell Talley at Belgian club.
Design Masters Conference to celebrate impact of early architects 11 October 2016

Design Masters Conference to celebrate impact of early architects

Scottish International Golf Course Architects event takes place in Inverness, Scotland, next March.
First phase of Beverley Park masterplan project reaches completion 10 October 2016

First phase of Beverley Park masterplan project reaches completion

Architect James Wilcher discusses changes to six holes at course in Sydney, Australia.
Shepherd’s Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands set for July 2017 opening 7 October 2016

Shepherd’s Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands set for July 2017 opening

Tim Liddy and Pete Dye collaborate to develop new course at venue in Pennsylvania.
Mooresville GC course reopens following Kris Spence redesign 7 October 2016

Mooresville GC course reopens following Kris Spence redesign

Architect reworks original Ross-designed holes but keeps flavour of course intact.
Nine new holes open at the Eastern Golf Club 6 October 2016

Nine new holes open at the Eastern Golf Club

27 holes now available to members and guests at club in Yering, Australia.
Cumberwell Park opens new nine hole par three course 6 October 2016

Cumberwell Park opens new nine hole par three course

First completed new course for architect James Edwards at venue in Wiltshire, UK.

Hills & Forrest reworking Westmoreland CC course bunkering 5 October 2016

Hills & Forrest reworking Westmoreland CC course bunkering

65 bunkers to be either added or rebuilt at Willie Watson design in Wilmette, Illinois.
Nine-hole project reaches completion at Helmondse Golfclub Overbrug 5 October 2016

Nine-hole project reaches completion at Helmondse Golfclub Overbrug

Frank Pont of Infinite Variety Golf Design reworks course at club in the Netherlands.
National Golf Foundation to present new research on golf’s global footprint 30 September 2016

National Golf Foundation to present new research on golf’s global footprint

Organisation to highlight growth of game at this year’s HSBC Golf Business Forum.
Braemar Golf Course rebuild project gets underway 29 September 2016

Braemar Golf Course rebuild project gets underway

Richard Mandell converting 27-hole Minnesota course into new 18-hole layout.
Houghton-Le-Spring short game facility gets all-weather greens 28 September 2016

Houghton-Le-Spring short game facility gets all-weather greens

Huxley Golf designs and creates new additions to practice area at UK club.
Bottlebrush course at Longleaf Golf & Family Club opens for play 27 September 2016

Bottlebrush course at Longleaf Golf & Family Club opens for play

Six-hole short course designed by Bergin Golf Designs opens in North Carolina.
Jamestown Park course reopens following greens renovation project 26 September 2016

Jamestown Park course reopens following greens renovation project

Architect Lester George leads work at municipal course in North Carolina.
‘The King’ of golf Arnold Palmer passes away aged 87 26 September 2016

‘The King’ of golf Arnold Palmer passes away aged 87

Tributes pour in following death of seven-time Major winner and golfing legend.

Whittington wins planning consent for HS2-driven rebuild 20 September 2016

Whittington wins planning consent for HS2-driven rebuild

Architect Gaunt plans large-scale heath regeneration at historic English course.
Architect Lobb launches new London-based design firm 20 September 2016

Architect Lobb launches new London-based design firm

Retirement of former chairman Peter Thomson prompts TPL principal to start his own practice.
Minor alterations at East Lake ahead of 2016 Tour Championship 19 September 2016

Minor alterations at East Lake ahead of 2016 Tour Championship

Nines reversed and tees added to final holes at course in Atlanta, Georgia.
Naples Beach redesign and renovation nears completion 19 September 2016

Naples Beach redesign and renovation nears completion

Project on course at Florida club set to be completed a month ahead of schedule.
Lassi Pekka Tilander adding nine new holes at Kankaisten Golf 16 September 2016

Lassi Pekka Tilander adding nine new holes at Kankaisten Golf

Architect overseeing extension project at club near Massu in south-west Finland.

Jim Cervone discusses green renovations at Sewickley Heights GC 15 September 2016

Jim Cervone discusses green renovations at Sewickley Heights GC

Architect speaks to GCA about converting parts of Pennsylvania course to Poa Annua
West Course at Yokohama Country Club reopens following renovations 14 September 2016

West Course at Yokohama Country Club reopens following renovations

Two-year project led by Coore & Crenshaw reaches completion at Japanese club.
12-hole loop opens for play at new Stoatin Brae course 14 September 2016

12-hole loop opens for play at new Stoatin Brae course

Golfers able to play selected holes of latest addition to Gull Lake View Resort in Michigan.
Renovations to Alison nine at Stoke Park to commence this November 13 September 2016

Renovations to Alison nine at Stoke Park to commence this November

Latest project at UK club to focus on course’s bunkering and the introduction of new tees.
EGCOA Golf Business Conference returns to Amsterdam this November 12 September 2016

EGCOA Golf Business Conference returns to Amsterdam this November

Theme of 2016 event to focus on ‘The BIG Opportunity’ available to the golf industry.
Kevin Norby leads renovation work at Inver Wood Golf Course 9 September 2016

Kevin Norby leads renovation work at Inver Wood Golf Course

US$2.2 million project focuses on bunkering and irrigation at Minnesota club.
Chris Wilczynski oversees third phase of Wanakah CC masterplan work 8 September 2016

Chris Wilczynski oversees third phase of Wanakah CC masterplan work

New berm put in place behind 15th green and bunkers added to the 18th hole.
Winter Park Golf Course to reopen this October following renovation work 7 September 2016

Winter Park Golf Course to reopen this October following renovation work

Architect Riley Johns speaks to GCA about project at municipal course in Florida.
New par-three course to officially open in Bali this October 7 September 2016

New par-three course to officially open in Bali this October

Bukit Pandawa G&CC to feature 18 par-three holes designed by JMP Golf Course Design’s Bob Moore
John Fought leads turf removal and water reduction work at Ironwood CC 6 September 2016

John Fought leads turf removal and water reduction work at Ironwood CC

Architect oversees removal of two lakes on Desmond Muirhead-designed South Course.
Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovations at Spanish Oaks 5 September 2016

Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovations at Spanish Oaks

Firm returns to Texas club to oversee series of updates to course and practice facilities.
Six-hole course to open as part of new Nicklaus academy in Hong Kong 5 September 2016

Six-hole course to open as part of new Nicklaus academy in Hong Kong

Jim Wagner designs layout for short course at the Hong Kong Golf and Tennis Academy.
Royal Sydney GC appoints Gil Hanse to create masterplan for golf facilities 2 September 2016

Royal Sydney GC appoints Gil Hanse to create masterplan for golf facilities

Prestigious Australian club brings in architect as part of its ‘2030 strategy’.
New Chatham Hills course to open for play later this month 2 September 2016

New Chatham Hills course to open for play later this month

Dye Designs completes work on new track at hilly site near Westfield, Indiana.
Steve Forrest overseeing work on course at Taylor Meadows GC 1 September 2016

Steve Forrest overseeing work on course at Taylor Meadows GC

Eleventh and twelfth holes being reworked and new pond to be introduced to tenth hole.
Second phase of Tupelo CC project gets the green light 30 August 2016

Second phase of Tupelo CC project gets the green light

Nathan Crace to lead renovations to eighth hole as part of masterplan for Mississippi club.
Pierre Fulke Design progressing with series of upgrades at Frosaker GC 26 August 2016

Pierre Fulke Design progressing with series of upgrades at Frosaker GC

DURAbunker solution being added to bunkers across 18-holer at Swedish club.
Renovations and modernisations coming to Desert Horizons CC course 23 August 2016

Renovations and modernisations coming to Desert Horizons CC course

Architect Clive Clark leads membership-funded project at club in California.
Leading figures throughout golf pay tribute to Bob Cupp 22 August 2016

Leading figures throughout golf pay tribute to Bob Cupp

Golf course architect and ASGCA Fellow passed away on August 19, aged 76.
New twelve-hole course opens for play at Red Ledges 22 August 2016

New twelve-hole course opens for play at Red Ledges

Jack Nicklaus participates in opening celebrations at facility near Heber Valley, Utah.
Construction of Streamsong Black course is well underway 19 August 2016

Construction of Streamsong Black course is well underway

The new course, designed by Gil Hanse, is on track to open in Autumn 2017.

Old Works course to celebrate its 20th anniversary 19 August 2016

Old Works course to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Anaconda course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and has since become a popular public golf facility.
Sustainability standard established for golf industry’s development 18 August 2016

Sustainability standard established for golf industry’s development

Golf course architects across the world join sustainability experts to ensure best practices.

Revitalised Rockwood Park course set to open later this year 17 August 2016

Revitalised Rockwood Park course set to open later this year

Designer John Colligan says the rerouting of the course has allowed for breathtaking views during play.

Rio Olympic course recognised by Golf Environment Organization 16 August 2016

Rio Olympic course recognised by Golf Environment Organization

Rio course awarded for its commitment to improving the environment and golfing opportunities for local communities.

Construction of new Torvean course begins today 15 August 2016

Construction of new Torvean course begins today

Golf course architect Stuart Rennie has designed the course, which will be built by Coffey Construction and EGS Golf.
Peter Thomson announces decision to retire from his design businesses 15 August 2016

Peter Thomson announces decision to retire from his design businesses

The 86 year-old five times Open Championship winner has worked in golf course design for over 50 years.
Renovation and bunker project reaches completion at Tewkesbury Park 11 August 2016

Renovation and bunker project reaches completion at Tewkesbury Park

Peter McEvoy oversees work to make UK course more sympathetic to playing majority.
Schmidt-Curley creating new course overlooking Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay 10 August 2016

Schmidt-Curley creating new course overlooking Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

Firm collaborating with FLC Group  with construction expected to finish later this year.
New bunkers added and greens altered at Jandia Golf Course 9 August 2016

New bunkers added and greens altered at Jandia Golf Course

Routing adjustments and new irrigation system also introduced at Ron Kirby design in Fuerteventura, Spain.
Spence Golf completes renovation work at the CC of North Carolina 8 August 2016

Spence Golf completes renovation work at the CC of North Carolina

Kris Spence leads enhancements to the bunkers and greens on club’s Dogwood course.
Rod Whitman hired for new project at Algonquin Golf Club 4 August 2016

Rod Whitman hired for new project at Algonquin Golf Club

Architect to redesign and renovate elements of course at resort in New Brunswick, Canada.
Issue 45 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 2 August 2016

Issue 45 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

The return of golf to the Olympics and changes at Turnberry among topics covered in latest edition

The return of golf to the Olympics and changes at Turnberry among topics covered in latest edition
Bill Bergin oversees first phase of Druid Hills GC renovation project 1 August 2016

Bill Bergin oversees first phase of Druid Hills GC renovation project

Bunkers rebuilt and enhancements made to the green complexes on front nine at Atlanta course.
Course renovations at TPC Sugarloaf given the green light 29 July 2016

Course renovations at TPC Sugarloaf given the green light

Meadows, Stables and Pines nines to be upgraded at club near Atlanta, US.
New nine-hole course to open at Westerham Golf Club this summer 28 July 2016

New nine-hole course to open at Westerham Golf Club this summer

Nine has been designed by David Williams on sandy site at club in Kent, UK.

Renovations nearing completion at Brookwater G&CC course 27 July 2016

Renovations nearing completion at Brookwater G&CC course

Greg Norman Golf Course Design leading work at course near Brisbane, Australia.
Bob Harrison leading new project at Newcastle Golf Club in Australia 27 July 2016

Bob Harrison leading new project at Newcastle Golf Club in Australia

Five new holes to be built as part of proposed changes to course in New South Wales.
Work to upgrade final hole of Forest Pines' Pines nine reaches completion 25 July 2016

Work to upgrade final hole of Forest Pines' Pines nine reaches completion

Pond brought into play and reshaping carried out following consultation with Tom MacKenzie.
Upgrades at the Country Club of St Albans’ two courses reach completion 21 July 2016

Upgrades at the Country Club of St Albans’ two courses reach completion

Tom Weiskopf Designs redesigns the bunkering on Lewis and Clark and Tavern Creek layouts.
Atlantic Dunes at the Sea Pines resort to reopen this October 20 July 2016

Atlantic Dunes at the Sea Pines resort to reopen this October

Love Golf Design leading reconstruction of former Ocean course at South Carolina resort.

Second course at Island Resort & Casino to be named ‘Sage Run’ 20 July 2016

Second course at Island Resort & Casino to be named ‘Sage Run’

Paul Albanese designing 18-holer in Michigan, with planting set to begin next month.
Stephen Kay completes renovation work at the East Orange Golf Club 19 July 2016

Stephen Kay completes renovation work at the East Orange Golf Club

Two new holes constructed at New Jersey course originally designed by Tom Bendelow.
Andrew Green leads renovation project at The Tryall Golf Club 15 July 2016

Andrew Green leads renovation project at The Tryall Golf Club

US architect overseeing work at course originally designed by Ralph Plummer near Montego Bay, Jamaica.

The Cape Club course nears reopening following reconstruction work 13 July 2016

The Cape Club course nears reopening following reconstruction work

Golfers able to tackle reworked Troon facility on Cape Cod from 3 August.
Chris Wilcynzski creating five new holes at Indian Trails Golf Course 12 July 2016

Chris Wilcynzski creating five new holes at Indian Trails Golf Course

Renovation work carried out and new practice facility introduced at club near Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Carnoustie Golf Links begins preparation for 2018 Open 11 July 2016

Carnoustie Golf Links begins preparation for 2018 Open

Links superintendent Sandy Reid speaks to GCA about recent and upcoming work at the Scottish club.
Second phase of Welwyn Garden City GC practice facility upgrade begins 8 July 2016

Second phase of Welwyn Garden City GC practice facility upgrade begins

Anthony Hodgson leading the creation of a new four-hole academy course at UK club.
Art Schaupeter hired to design new TPC Colorado course 7 July 2016

Art Schaupeter hired to design new TPC Colorado course

Architects latest project is the first course to be built in US state of Colorado for seven years.

Study finds reduction in the number of fertilised acres on US golf courses 7 July 2016

Study finds reduction in the number of fertilised acres on US golf courses

Lesser amounts of phosphate fertiliser, potash and nitrogen recorded between 2006 and 2014.
Ross McMurray to design 27 new holes as part of Royal Norwich’s relocation 6 July 2016

Ross McMurray to design 27 new holes as part of Royal Norwich’s relocation

Club aiming to begin development of new site at Weston Park later this year.
El Zagal Public Golf Course reopens following project led by Gill Design 6 July 2016

El Zagal Public Golf Course reopens following project led by Gill Design

Firm reworks layout following levee reconstruction at nine-hole course in Fargo, North Dakota.

Construction of new nine-hole course and golf facility completed in Belgium 5 July 2016

Construction of new nine-hole course and golf facility completed in Belgium

New Dimitri van Hauwaert design includes synthetic turf solutions from Southwest Greens Construction.

Renovation work complete on second nine at Pleasant Valley CC 1 July 2016

Renovation work complete on second nine at Pleasant Valley CC

Work on bunkers, drainage and tree removal is part of a master plan for entire 27 holes.
Finishing touches being added to new golf course in Argentina 30 June 2016

Finishing touches being added to new golf course in Argentina

Final landscaping work being done at Frankie Bunge’s design in Córdoba province.
Restoration work at Gleneagles’ The King’s Course reaches completion 29 June 2016

Restoration work at Gleneagles’ The King’s Course reaches completion

Elements of James Braid’s original design brought back into play at historic Scottish club.
New Greg Norman design in Mexico begins to take shape 29 June 2016

New Greg Norman design in Mexico begins to take shape

18-hole design at Rancho San Lucas resort community set to open by late 2017.
Tripp Davis completes bunker renovation work at Wichita CC 28 June 2016

Tripp Davis completes bunker renovation work at Wichita CC

Architect reintroduces original strategic intent of bunkering originally designed by Bill Diddel.
Compass Pointe course in North Carolina opens for play 27 June 2016

Compass Pointe course in North Carolina opens for play

Rick Robbins design near the city of Wilmington is the state’s first new build in six years.

Renovation work complete at TPC River Highlands 22 June 2016

Renovation work complete at TPC River Highlands

Changes at PGA Tour venue include restyled bunkers and improved drainage.
Bobby Weed oversees renovation work at Grandfather G&CC 21 June 2016

Bobby Weed oversees renovation work at Grandfather G&CC

Work on Championship course forms part of 10-year plan for North Carolina club.
Wentworth adds European Golf Design to advisory team for West Course restoration 20 June 2016

Wentworth adds European Golf Design to advisory team for West Course restoration

Firm to work with Ernie Els Design and leading professionals on work at UK club.
FootGolf course designed by Swan Golf Designs opens for play 17 June 2016

FootGolf course designed by Swan Golf Designs opens for play

Positive initial reaction to nine-hole course at FootGolf Chester facility in the UK.
Tripp Davis hired to lead project at OU’s Jimmie Austin Golf Course 16 June 2016

Tripp Davis hired to lead project at OU’s Jimmie Austin Golf Course

Architect returns to alma mater to lead project at course originally designed by Perry Maxwell.
Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort on schedule for October reopening 15 June 2016

Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort on schedule for October reopening

18-holer in South Carolina has been redesigned by Love Golf Design.
Summer 2016 edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available 15 June 2016

Summer 2016 edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Highlights include a discussion on golf’s return to the Olympics and an interview with Greg Martin.
Laguna Golf Bintan course to reopen following renovation work 15 June 2016

Laguna Golf Bintan course to reopen following renovation work

Project at resort in Indonesia led by Mark Lawson of Pro Links Construction.
Louis Oosthuizen enters golf design industry with Matkovich partnership 14 June 2016

Louis Oosthuizen enters golf design industry with Matkovich partnership

South African pro to work with the Matkovich Group to help hone his golf design skills.
Huxley Golf supporting the R&A’s Swingzone at the 2016 Open 13 June 2016

Huxley Golf supporting the R&A’s Swingzone at the 2016 Open

Attendees can benefit from expert tuition at event this July at Royal Troon.
Elements of James Braid’s original design being restored at Scotscraig GC 10 June 2016

Elements of James Braid’s original design being restored at Scotscraig GC

Bunkers expanded and fourth green rebuilt ahead of club’s bicentenary next year.
Cabot Cliffs course at Cabot Links officially opens for play 10 June 2016

Cabot Cliffs course at Cabot Links officially opens for play

Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore join Mike Keiser and Ben Cowan-Dewar for first official round.
Fry/Straka completes project at Los Robles Greens municipal course 10 June 2016

Fry/Straka completes project at Los Robles Greens municipal course

Renovation work helps boost environmental and economical sustainability of California facility.
Christian Althaus opens new course at Hofgut Georgenthal 6 June 2016

Christian Althaus opens new course at Hofgut Georgenthal

Water and archaeological issues surmounted at new hotel resort course in the German state of Hesse.

‘Nicklaus Nine’ opens for play at American Lake Veterans Golf Course 6 June 2016

‘Nicklaus Nine’ opens for play at American Lake Veterans Golf Course

Course expanded to 18 hole at facility designed for wounded and disabled veterans.
New research document examines modern driving distances 3 June 2016

New research document examines modern driving distances

Report from USGA and The R&A finds equal split between ‘long’ and ‘short’ hitting players.
Kevin Norby completes renovation work at Stillwater Country Club 2 June 2016

Kevin Norby completes renovation work at Stillwater Country Club

Bunker renovations and redesign of the thirteenth hole among highlights of project in Minnesota.
Portrush Open preparatory work approaches completion 1 June 2016

Portrush Open preparatory work approaches completion

Two new holes created and new greens for three holes on Dunluce Links course

Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry reopens following major renovations 1 June 2016

Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry reopens following major renovations

Architect Martin Ebert says new coastal holes ‘unmatched in the golfing world’.

Fry/Straka completes renovation project at Hunt Valley Golf Club 31 May 2016

Fry/Straka completes renovation project at Hunt Valley Golf Club

Bunkers redesigned and playability enhanced at course in Phoenix, Maryland.
Jerry Pate Design leads new project at The Colony Golf and Country Club 27 May 2016

Jerry Pate Design leads new project at The Colony Golf and Country Club

Original designer to reconstruct greens and greenside bunkers on Florida course.
Moraine Country Club course to reopen 11 June 26 May 2016

Moraine Country Club course to reopen 11 June

Architect Keith Foster leads project at Ohio course originally designed by Alec Campbell.
New six-hole course to be built in Hong Kong using synthetic turf 24 May 2016

New six-hole course to be built in Hong Kong using synthetic turf

Southwest Greens product to be installed at Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club’s new facility.

Gary Player Design to lead renovation of Wentworth’s Edinburgh Course 23 May 2016

Gary Player Design to lead renovation of Wentworth’s Edinburgh Course

Work includes introduction of a new bunker programme and practice facilities.
Pennard bunker renovation on track for winter completion 23 May 2016

Pennard bunker renovation on track for winter completion

Tom Doak and Clyde Johnson combine EcoBunker revetting with ruggedness at South Wales club.
Work gets underway on Pasatiempo GC irrigation and water project 19 May 2016

Work gets underway on Pasatiempo GC irrigation and water project

Californian club to improve maintenance and course quality using local district’s treated wastewater.
The R&A publishes new pace of play guidance manual 17 May 2016

The R&A publishes new pace of play guidance manual

Document offers management, course set-up and player behaviour advice to golf facilities.

Opening date set for Tom Doak’s new reversible course 17 May 2016

Opening date set for Tom Doak’s new reversible course

The Loop at the Forest Dunes resort in northern Michigan to open for play 27 June.
New nine hole course to open in Austrian Alps this summer 16 May 2016

New nine hole course to open in Austrian Alps this summer

Lech course in the Arlberg region will be the highest course in Austria.
Forrest Richardson leads major project at Arizona’s Mountain Shadows 16 May 2016

Forrest Richardson leads major project at Arizona’s Mountain Shadows

Architect rebuilding par-54 course originally designed by Arthur Jack Snyder.
Golfers enjoying renovated course at Ballybunion Golf Club 13 May 2016

Golfers enjoying renovated course at Ballybunion Golf Club

Course manager John Bambury speaks on work to Old Course in the west of Ireland.
Golf industry highlighted at Global Sustainability Standards Conference 12 May 2016

Golf industry highlighted at Global Sustainability Standards Conference

2016 edition of ISEAL event looks at how the industry has helped drive innovation and evolution.

Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovation project at Greenacres CC 11 May 2016

Bobby Weed Golf Design to lead renovation project at Greenacres CC

Course improvements and land repurposing to take place at New Jersey club.
Todd Eckenrode – Origins Golf Design completes Orinda CC project 9 May 2016

Todd Eckenrode – Origins Golf Design completes Orinda CC project

Firm restores William Watson design in California using archive material and aerial photography.
USGA to expand PLAY9 in programme’s third year 6 May 2016

USGA to expand PLAY9 in programme’s third year

Initiative aims to encourage golfers to fit nine-hole rounds into their schedules.
Official opening of new Lebovic Golf Club takes place in Canada 6 May 2016

Official opening of new Lebovic Golf Club takes place in Canada

Architect Doug Carrick discusses completion of a project 20 years in the making.
Bunker renovation to get underway at Desert Willow’s Firecliff course 5 May 2016

Bunker renovation to get underway at Desert Willow’s Firecliff course

Architect Michael Hurdzan to advise on project commencing later this month.

New white paper examines the state of municipal golf in the US 4 May 2016

New white paper examines the state of municipal golf in the US

Andy Staples’ Community Links explores challenges and potential solutions to help facilities stay viable.
Gary Player Design creating new twelve-hole course at Big Cedar Lodge 3 May 2016

Gary Player Design creating new twelve-hole course at Big Cedar Lodge

Jeff Lawrence and Gary Player discuss project at resort in US state of Missouri.
New independent trial examines options for Fusarium treatment 3 May 2016

New independent trial examines options for Fusarium treatment

Interface from Bayer leads the way during test held at Thetford Golf Club, UK.
Colligan Golf Design leads restoration work at Squaw Creek GC 3 May 2016

Colligan Golf Design leads restoration work at Squaw Creek GC

John Colligan and Trey Kemp renovate Texas course originally designed by Ralph Plummer.
Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects to design new course in Mexico 29 April 2016

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects to design new course in Mexico

18-holer to form part of luxury resort community under development in Los Cabos.
Grand opening of nine new holes to take place at Crosswoods GC 29 April 2016

Grand opening of nine new holes to take place at Crosswoods GC

Club owner Michael Stone speaks to GCA about project at club in Crosslake, Minnesota.
ASGCA names Greg Martin as association’s new president 27 April 2016

ASGCA names Greg Martin as association’s new president

Architect takes over from Steve Smyers at annual meeting in Washington D.C.
Work begins on new ten-course complex in Vietnam 26 April 2016

Work begins on new ten-course complex in Vietnam

Schmidt-Curley Design hired to lead development at site near Dong Hoi.
Bunker renovation project gets underway at Tewkesbury Park GC 26 April 2016

Bunker renovation project gets underway at Tewkesbury Park GC

Number of bunkers to be moved and reshaped at UK course designed by Frank Pennink.
DeVries and Pont to host UK golf course architecture seminar this June 25 April 2016

DeVries and Pont to host UK golf course architecture seminar this June

Architects to discuss historical and modern issues around the industry at UK event.
South Korean golf could receive major government boost 22 April 2016

South Korean golf could receive major government boost

Reuters reports that measures will be introduced to help boost participation.
Pascuzzo/Pate Golf Design completes redesign and renovation at Nemu GC 22 April 2016

Pascuzzo/Pate Golf Design completes redesign and renovation at Nemu GC

Firm works with JLPGA to rework course layout at facility in Shima, Japan.
Spectacular new-look Turnberry almost ready for its debut 21 April 2016

Spectacular new-look Turnberry almost ready for its debut

Project led by architect Martin Ebert has created unmatched run of coastal holes.
Golf participation in Europe is ‘stable’, says KPMG 21 April 2016

Golf participation in Europe is ‘stable’, says KPMG

New report finds playing numbers either leveling out or growing in more than half of local markets.
The R&A enhances support of nine hole golf through new championship 20 April 2016

The R&A enhances support of nine hole golf through new championship

Event for amateur players to be held at Royal Troon in July this year.

Issue 44 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 20 April 2016

Issue 44 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Latest issue includes a discussion on fairness in golf and reports on Rees Jones’ new course in Mexico.

Latest issue includes a discussion on fairness in golf and reports on Rees Jones’ new course in Mexico

Gopher Watch Competition - Spring 2016 20 April 2016

Gopher Watch Competition - Spring 2016

Can you identify the course on which Sandy the gopher has been photographed?

McIntosh spearheads five year improvement scheme at Strandhill 20 April 2016

McIntosh spearheads five year improvement scheme at Strandhill

Two new holes planned as part of major renovation at west of Ireland links.
New course to be built using Southwest Greens synthetic turf 19 April 2016

New course to be built using Southwest Greens synthetic turf

Nine-holer designed by Jean-Claude Cornillot under construction in the south of France.
Redesign of Forest Hills course edges closer to completion 18 April 2016

Redesign of Forest Hills course edges closer to completion

Project led by Jacobson Golf Course Design sees creation of three new holes.

Better Billy Bunker Method introduced at Cordillera Ranch course 15 April 2016

Better Billy Bunker Method introduced at Cordillera Ranch course

Renovation of bunkers at 18-hole course near San Antonio, Texas, now complete.

Lough Erne purchases new fleet of John Deere machines 13 April 2016

Lough Erne purchases new fleet of John Deere machines

Golf resort in Northern Ireland adds six turf machines from distributor Johnston Gilpin.
Mike Dasher to lead renovation work at the Harmony Golf Preserve 11 April 2016

Mike Dasher to lead renovation work at the Harmony Golf Preserve

Project to focus on bunkers and greens at course near St Cloud, Florida.
Staples leads Park-inspired renovation at Meadowbrook CC 11 April 2016

Staples leads Park-inspired renovation at Meadowbrook CC

Detroit-area club celebrates centenary and breaks ground on major improvement project.
Littlestone Golf Club purchases fleet of Toro machinery 6 April 2016

Littlestone Golf Club purchases fleet of Toro machinery

UK club acquires nine mowers, four utility vehicles, two aerators, a top dresser and the latest MP5800 sprayer.
Chris Wilczynski creates masterplan for Warwick Hills G&CC course 5 April 2016

Chris Wilczynski creates masterplan for Warwick Hills G&CC course

Architect aiming to make course in Michigan more strategic and less penal.
Marc Westenborg discusses latest project at La Zagaleta 1 April 2016

Marc Westenborg discusses latest project at La Zagaleta

Architect reworks bunkering and creates a new green at course near Marbella, Spain.
Renovation and restoration work being carried out at Port Ludlow 1 April 2016

Renovation and restoration work being carried out at Port Ludlow

Dick Schmidt leading project at course designed by Robert Muir Graves in Washington State.
Dana Fry discusses new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island 31 March 2016

Dana Fry discusses new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

Architect speaks to GCA about upcoming project at site in the United Arab Emirates.

Kipp Schulties leads renovation project at Delaire Country Club 31 March 2016

Kipp Schulties leads renovation project at Delaire Country Club

All 27 holes to be worked on as part of US4.4 million project at Joe Lee design in Florida.
Renovation project to begin at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate 31 March 2016

Renovation project to begin at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Work to take place on International Course this year and National Course in 2017.
Fry/Straka hired to design new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island 30 March 2016

Fry/Straka hired to design new course on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

New layout to form centrepiece of US$40 billion leisure and entertainment facility.
Swan Golf Designs hired to carry out review of courses at Moray Golf Club 29 March 2016

Swan Golf Designs hired to carry out review of courses at Moray Golf Club

Firm to carry out review of all 36 links holes at club in Lossiemouth, Scotland.
Latest phase of Burhill Golf Club renovation project gets underway 24 March 2016

Latest phase of Burhill Golf Club renovation project gets underway

Tim Lobb advising on alterations to the bunkering on the New Course at UK club.
DeVries Designs and Infinite Variety enter new partnership 23 March 2016

DeVries Designs and Infinite Variety enter new partnership

Golf course architecture firms to collaborate on projects in the US, UK and Europe.

Renaissance Golf Design’s Eric Iverson to advise on Whistling Rock changes 22 March 2016

Renaissance Golf Design’s Eric Iverson to advise on Whistling Rock changes

Subtle alterations to be made to South Korea course originally designed by Ted Robinson.
Mackenzie & Ebert complete first phase of renovations at Trevose 21 March 2016

Mackenzie & Ebert complete first phase of renovations at Trevose

Upgrades made to holes two, nine and thirteen at Harry Colt’s design in Cornwall, UK.
Bunkers at Chart Hills GC benefiting from introduction of Topsport liner 21 March 2016

Bunkers at Chart Hills GC benefiting from introduction of Topsport liner

Improvements made to maintenance and drainage of bunkering at course in Kent, UK.
Mossy Oak Golf Club to open for play 2 September 18 March 2016

Mossy Oak Golf Club to open for play 2 September

Gil Hanse’s new design nearing completion at site near West Point, Mississippi.
2016 EIGCA Conference to examine the role of technology in the game 17 March 2016

2016 EIGCA Conference to examine the role of technology in the game

Range of speakers to discuss selected topics at event this April in Northern Ireland.
New 18-hole course to be created on site of Tartan Park GC 16 March 2016

New 18-hole course to be created on site of Tartan Park GC

Annika Course Design and Arnold Palmer Design Company brought in for project in Minnesota.
Project to reshape three greens at Dundonald Links reaches completion 16 March 2016

Project to reshape three greens at Dundonald Links reaches completion

Original designer Kyle Phillips oversees work at links course on Scotland’s west coast.

Blasi leads rerouting of golf course at Santa Ana Country Club 14 March 2016

Blasi leads rerouting of golf course at Santa Ana Country Club

Project aiming to improve safety and add variety to layout in California’s Orange County.
Rio course gets first major test ahead of this summer’s Olympic competition 14 March 2016

Rio course gets first major test ahead of this summer’s Olympic competition

Nine Brazilian golfers take part in event at venue as part of course inauguration.
Sanford Design and Nicklaus Design collaborate for new Florida project 11 March 2016

Sanford Design and Nicklaus Design collaborate for new Florida project

Firms working together to redesign course at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.
Lester George hired to create masterplan for new course in Virginia 9 March 2016

Lester George hired to create masterplan for new course in Virginia

Fones Cliffs resort to be built on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
Next phase of Royal Blackheath bunkering work to begin this summer 8 March 2016

Next phase of Royal Blackheath bunkering work to begin this summer

Architect Ken Moodie and MJ Abbott reworking elements of UK course.

Tiger Woods opens new short course facility at Bluejack National 7 March 2016

Tiger Woods opens new short course facility at Bluejack National

Full 18-hole course set to open in late April at club in Montgomery, Texas.
Huxley Golf installs new practice tee at Jumeirah Golf Estates 3 March 2016

Huxley Golf installs new practice tee at Jumeirah Golf Estates

Latest installation supports water conservation principles at club in Dubai, UAE.
EIGCA furthers awareness of CDM regulations for UK members 2 March 2016

EIGCA furthers awareness of CDM regulations for UK members

Seminar event at Northwood Golf Club helps spread awareness latest set of laws
Architect Pizá launches scheme to expose underprivileged kids to golf 2 March 2016

Architect Pizá launches scheme to expose underprivileged kids to golf

PrimerSwing scheme seeks to use golf to build better society in Mexico.

Rio Olympic course ‘increased biodiversity’, says official report 2 March 2016

Rio Olympic course ‘increased biodiversity’, says official report

Department of Justice report says course ensured return to different species to degraded area.

Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club course to reopen following renovations 1 March 2016

Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club course to reopen following renovations

Waste bunkers added to layout designed by Clyde Johnston in South Carolina.
Course at Sherwood CC to reopen next month following restoration project 26 February 2016

Course at Sherwood CC to reopen next month following restoration project

Nicklaus Design returns to club in Thousand Oaks, California to oversee latest work.

Renovation work gets underway on course at Kinloch Golf Club 23 February 2016

Renovation work gets underway on course at Kinloch Golf Club

Lester George and Vinny Giles return to Virginia design to oversee latest enhancements.

Drew Rogers to lead design reinstatement project at Kenosha CC 17 February 2016

Drew Rogers to lead design reinstatement project at Kenosha CC

Architect to oversee work at Donald Ross-designed course in south-east Wisconsin.

ASGCA launches new water use and stewardship book 16 February 2016

ASGCA launches new water use and stewardship book

Golf & Water features more than a dozen examples of positive water management. 
Construction of new Cynthia Dye design begins in Portugal 12 February 2016

Construction of new Cynthia Dye design begins in Portugal

Course to form part of Falesia D’El Rey Resort an hour’s drive north of Lisbon.
May date set for The Watson 9 Course at Mozingo Lake grand opening 11 February 2016

May date set for The Watson 9 Course at Mozingo Lake grand opening

Junior Golf Academy to have priority on new facility near Maryville, Missouri.
Renovations to the Golden Horseshoe Gold course to commence this May 10 February 2016

Renovations to the Golden Horseshoe Gold course to commence this May

Rees Jones’ firm brought in to oversee work on one of Colonial Williamsburg’s three courses.
Goat Hill Park course grand reopening takes place following renovations 9 February 2016

Goat Hill Park course grand reopening takes place following renovations

Team led by John Ashworth works to enhance facility in Oceanside, California.

Construction gets underway on Georgia’s first 18-hole course 3 February 2016

Construction gets underway on Georgia’s first 18-hole course

Tilander Golf Design hired for project at site near Tbilisi overlooking the Caucasus mountains.
Greg Letsche renovates course at The Plantation at Ponte Vedra 2 February 2016

Greg Letsche renovates course at The Plantation at Ponte Vedra

Architect revitalising Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay’s design on Florida’s east coast.

Irie Fields course to open later this year on Caribbean island of St Kitts 1 February 2016

Irie Fields course to open later this year on Caribbean island of St Kitts

European Golf Design’s latest project the first course to be given GEO Certified Development status.
Tom Weiskopf to lead multi-million dollar reno of Torrey Pines North 29 January 2016

Tom Weiskopf to lead multi-million dollar reno of Torrey Pines North

Work to commence after the Farmers Insurance Open at course in La Jolla, California.
Blue Bay International course opens for play in south-west China 26 January 2016

Blue Bay International course opens for play in south-west China

Donald Knott’s latest design lies on the coast of the Taiwan Straits near city of Zhangzhou.
Tom Doak to advise on National Golf Centre development plan 25 January 2016

Tom Doak to advise on National Golf Centre development plan

Architect’s work to have particular focus on revered Hotchkin Course at venue in Lincolnshire, UK.
New golf course to open for play in Vietnam this April 21 January 2016

New golf course to open for play in Vietnam this April

Ba Na Hills Golf Club to be the first Luke Donald signature design.
David Hemstock begins extension of Mehta Golf Club layout 19 January 2016

David Hemstock begins extension of Mehta Golf Club layout

Architect to create nine more holes at course in Lugazi, Uganda.
First nine holes open at new Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta course 18 January 2016

First nine holes open at new Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta course

Play commences at Greg Norman’s firm’s latest design on Mexico’s Pacific coast.
360-degree imaging technology helps showcase golf course design 14 January 2016

360-degree imaging technology helps showcase golf course design

Imaging firm enters the golf industry with new service for clubs to attract more customers.
Michael Bamberger to receive 2016 ASGCA Donald Ross Award 13 January 2016

Michael Bamberger to receive 2016 ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Senior writer at Sports Illustrated to be presented with award at association’s annual meeting.
Tom Lehman and Tripp Davis collaborate for new course in Florida 13 January 2016

Tom Lehman and Tripp Davis collaborate for new course in Florida

The Trilogy Golf Club at Ocala Preserve to be unveiled to the public next month.
Issue 43 of Golf Course Architecture is out now 12 January 2016

Issue 43 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Our latest issue features the changes at Ballybunion and Le Golf National, and new courses in Scotland and Switzerland.

Gopher Watch Competition - Winter 2016 12 January 2016

Gopher Watch Competition - Winter 2016

Can you identify the course on which Sandy the gopher has been photographed?

Beau Welling oversees reshaping of the twelfth green at Sandy Hills Links 12 January 2016

Beau Welling oversees reshaping of the twelfth green at Sandy Hills Links

Architect returns to Rosapenna to lead latest work on course designed by Pat Ruddy.

Valderrama bought by Zagaleta in surprise €40 million deal 8 January 2016

Valderrama bought by Zagaleta in surprise €40 million deal

Transaction will not immediately effect the existing Real Club de Valderrama with lease running to 2050.

John Fought completes renovation project at Maryvale Golf Course 8 January 2016

John Fought completes renovation project at Maryvale Golf Course

Architect draws inspiration from work of AW Tillinghast for project at course in Phoenix, Arizona.
Renovations to be made to course at The Grove ahead of British Masters 6 January 2016

Renovations to be made to course at The Grove ahead of British Masters

MJ Abbott and Profusion brought in to carry out work at venue in Hertfordshire, UK.
Lakes course at Phoenix Gold reopens following renovation work 5 January 2016

Lakes course at Phoenix Gold reopens following renovation work

Architect Pirapon Namatra completes project at Denis Griffiths-designed course in Thailand.
Stonebridge G&CC course reopens following renovation project 4 January 2016

Stonebridge G&CC course reopens following renovation project

Architect Kipp Schulties reworks Karl Litten-designed course in Boca Raton, Florida.
Season’s greetings from the team at Golf Course Architecture 23 December 2015

Season’s greetings from the team at Golf Course Architecture

Best wishes to all of our readers, we will be returning on 4 January 2016.

Wigwam Resort ready for tournament play following Lehman’s bunker reno 18 December 2015

Wigwam Resort ready for tournament play following Lehman’s bunker reno

Gold Course sees introduction of Key Golf’s Linebacker liner ahead of Patriot All-America competition.
Tim Liddy selected to lead renovation of Ross holes at Hamilton Elks 16 December 2015

Tim Liddy selected to lead renovation of Ross holes at Hamilton Elks

Fairway widths and green edges to be restored at course in Hamilton, Ohio.

Greg Norman’s firm hired for new project in Belize 16 December 2015

Greg Norman’s firm hired for new project in Belize

The Shark’s firm to carry out work at luxury destination on Caye Chapel Island.
Dusenberry Design completes renovation work at Keney Park 15 December 2015

Dusenberry Design completes renovation work at Keney Park

US$5.7 million spent to update Connecticut course originally designed by Devereux Emmet
Italy’s Marco Simone Golf and Country Club selected to host 2022 Ryder Cup 14 December 2015

Italy’s Marco Simone Golf and Country Club selected to host 2022 Ryder Cup

Jim Fazio-designed course to be ‘completely reconstructed’ ahead of tournament.
New course at Gull Lake View nearing completion ahead of 2016 opening 11 December 2015

New course at Gull Lake View nearing completion ahead of 2016 opening

Renaissance Golf Design leading work on sixth course at Michigan Resort.
New course to be built at the Island Resort & Casino 10 December 2015

New course to be built at the Island Resort & Casino

Paul Albanese hired to design 18-holer on hilly site near Harris, Michigan.
ASGCA and USGA partner for new public golf facility programme 9 December 2015

ASGCA and USGA partner for new public golf facility programme

Architects to work alongside agronomists, scientists and researchers to provide consulting services.
Wild Dunes reopens following renovation led by Fazio firm 9 December 2015

Wild Dunes reopens following renovation led by Fazio firm

New irrigation system, bermuda greens and views of coastal marsh from Lowcountry course
Swan Golf Designs leads bunker renovation at Wellingborough GC 8 December 2015

Swan Golf Designs leads bunker renovation at Wellingborough GC

Work underway to improve facilities at course in Northamptonshire.

A brand new look for the Golf Course Architecture website 7 December 2015

A brand new look for the Golf Course Architecture website

New design makes it easier to find and read the content you want, on the device of your choice.
David Whelchel completes renovation of Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC 2 December 2015

David Whelchel completes renovation of Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC

Architect speaks to GCA about project at course in North Carolina.
Significant reductions in water use across courses in the US, report finds 2 December 2015

Significant reductions in water use across courses in the US, report finds

Superintendents using nearly 22 per cent less water in 2013 than 2005.
Planners reject scheme for Dye course on farmland in north London 1 December 2015

Planners reject scheme for Dye course on farmland in north London

Pennard appoints Tom Doak to consult on bunker rebuilding work 27 November 2015

Pennard appoints Tom Doak to consult on bunker rebuilding work

Famed Welsh links is adding Ecobunker revetting solution course-wide
Popularity of golf tourism continues to rise, according to new report 25 November 2015

Popularity of golf tourism continues to rise, according to new report

KPMG’s Golf Advisory Practice survey finds increased year on year bookings.
PalmGolf Marrakech – Ourika course opens for play in Morocco 25 November 2015

PalmGolf Marrakech – Ourika course opens for play in Morocco

Neil Haworth and Stéphane Talbot collaborate on new desert-style course.
Heron course at The Oaks reopens following Fry/Straka’s renovation 24 November 2015

Heron course at The Oaks reopens following Fry/Straka’s renovation

Subtle changes also made to the layout of course in Osprey, Florida.
Bayer demonstrates new fungicide formulations at STRI research day 24 November 2015

Bayer demonstrates new fungicide formulations at STRI research day

Attendees use NASA 3D glasses to view turf recovery and see product’s benefits in action.
Rees Jones completes renovation of Playa Grande course 20 November 2015

Rees Jones completes renovation of Playa Grande course

Dominican Republic course was originally designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Thomson Perrett & Lobb to create new course on Egypt’s Red Sea coast 20 November 2015

Thomson Perrett & Lobb to create new course on Egypt’s Red Sea coast

New development at Soma Bay to embrace natural desert landscape.
Gordon Lewis completes renovation work at The Forest’s Bobcat course 20 November 2015

Gordon Lewis completes renovation work at The Forest’s Bobcat course

Fort Myers course reopens following project led by its original designer.
Keith Rhebb and Riley Johns to lead renovation of Florida muni 19 November 2015

Keith Rhebb and Riley Johns to lead renovation of Florida muni

Old Memorial course reopens following renovation project led by Steve Smyers 19 November 2015

Old Memorial course reopens following renovation project led by Steve Smyers

Greens recontoured and bermudagrasses introduced across 18-holer in Tampa, Florida.
ASGCA reveals list of Design Excellence Recognition Program recipients 19 November 2015

ASGCA reveals list of Design Excellence Recognition Program recipients

Work of organisation members at nine US courses highlighted.
Infinite Variety hired to restore Colt bunkering at Aachener Golfclub 18 November 2015

Infinite Variety hired to restore Colt bunkering at Aachener Golfclub

Work on fifteenth hole complete with two more holes soon to follow suit.
Japanese beer giant invests £2m in Buckinghamshire rebuild 17 November 2015

Japanese beer giant invests £2m in Buckinghamshire rebuild

Bunker area to be halved as part of TPL-led renovation project.
Ron Kern leads bunker remodeling project at Pebble Brook’s North Course 17 November 2015

Ron Kern leads bunker remodeling project at Pebble Brook’s North Course

Architect works with Derek Dirksen to restore character of bunkers at Indiana course.
First nine holes open at new Ugandan golf resort on Lake Victoria 13 November 2015

First nine holes open at new Ugandan golf resort on Lake Victoria

‘There’s nothing like it in central Africa’ says architect Kevin Ramsey.
Seven figure, three year facelift planned for Colt’s Stoke Park course 13 November 2015

Seven figure, three year facelift planned for Colt’s Stoke Park course

Nine holes to be refreshed each winter at venue of Bond/Goldfinger match.
New KPMG report profiles golf in Austria ahead of 2022 Ryder Cup bid 11 November 2015

New KPMG report profiles golf in Austria ahead of 2022 Ryder Cup bid

Country described as having ‘a strong foundation to take itself forward’.
Pearland Golf Club course reopens for play following Jeff Blume’s renovation 10 November 2015

Pearland Golf Club course reopens for play following Jeff Blume’s renovation

Architect oversees work to greens and bunkering at course near Houston, Texas.
Vijay Singh set to advise on Natadola Bay Championship Course redesign 9 November 2015

Vijay Singh set to advise on Natadola Bay Championship Course redesign

Work to take place ahead of 2016 Fiji International tournament.
Christy O’Connor Jnr brought in to upgrade Moyvalley course 5 November 2015

Christy O’Connor Jnr brought in to upgrade Moyvalley course

Architect aiming to bring layout ‘in line with the top golf courses in Ireland’.
Newly-opened Tara Iti course in NZ already helping bird conservation 4 November 2015

Newly-opened Tara Iti course in NZ already helping bird conservation

Forest clearance hindering predators of endangered fairy terns
Kris Spence leads major project at Country Club of North Carolina 4 November 2015

Kris Spence leads major project at Country Club of North Carolina

Architect uses Ellis Maples’ materials from Dogwood Course’s original construction.
Construction of new Maridoe Golf Club course gets underway 4 November 2015

Construction of new Maridoe Golf Club course gets underway

Work on Steve Smyers design commences at site in suburban Dallas.
Olympic effect among topics discussed at 2015 HSBC Golf Industry Forum 3 November 2015

Olympic effect among topics discussed at 2015 HSBC Golf Industry Forum

Delegates discuss broad range of current topics at event in Shanghai, China.
Cypress Head course reopens for play following Dasher’s renovation work 3 November 2015

Cypress Head course reopens for play following Dasher’s renovation work

The course at Cypress Head Golf Club in Port Orange, Florida, has reopened following a renovation project.
Ernie Els heads to Lido Lakes to see progress of renovation project 2 November 2015

Ernie Els heads to Lido Lakes to see progress of renovation project

Ernie Els has paid a visit to the Lido Lakes golf course in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is currently undergoing a significant renovation.
Redesign of Keth Memorial Golf Course reaches completion 2 November 2015

Redesign of Keth Memorial Golf Course reaches completion

A redesign of the University of Central Missouri’s Keth Memorial Golf Course has reached completion.
Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes courses open for play 30 October 2015

Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes courses open for play

Two new golf courses open for play today on King Island, Australia.
PGA Centenary at Gleneagles selected as host course for 2019 Solheim Cup 29 October 2015

PGA Centenary at Gleneagles selected as host course for 2019 Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup will head to Scotland in 2019, with the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles selected to host the tournament.
Construction complete on reversible Loop course at Forest Dunes 29 October 2015

Construction complete on reversible Loop course at Forest Dunes

Upgrades made to practice facilities at PGA Catalunya Resort 29 October 2015

Upgrades made to practice facilities at PGA Catalunya Resort

A series of upgrades have been made to the practice facilities at the PGA Catalunya Resort near Girona, Spain.
Nicklaus Design hired to create new golf course in US state of Kentucky 29 October 2015

Nicklaus Design hired to create new golf course in US state of Kentucky

Nicklaus Design has been hired to create Legacy Point, a new golf course in the US state of Kentucky.
Renovation project at Sawgrass Country Club reaches completion 28 October 2015

Renovation project at Sawgrass Country Club reaches completion

A golf course renovation project has been completed at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Plans revealed for new Qatar International Golf Club in Doha 28 October 2015

Plans revealed for new Qatar International Golf Club in Doha

A new golf destination is to be developed in Qatar, according to reports.
Atlas Turf International enters Merit Leadership partnership with the ASGCA 23 October 2015

Atlas Turf International enters Merit Leadership partnership with the ASGCA

Atlas Turf International has become a Merit Leadership Partner of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA).
Ground broken for new course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia 22 October 2015

Ground broken for new course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia

Ground has been broken for the development of a new course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Ebert pleased with progress of work at Royal Portrush 22 October 2015

Ebert pleased with progress of work at Royal Portrush

Architect tells GCA work on existing Dunluce Links holes is nearing completion.
Upgrades to be made to Wentworth’s East, West and Edinburgh courses 21 October 2015

Upgrades to be made to Wentworth’s East, West and Edinburgh courses

A series of upgrades will be made to the three golf courses at Wentworth Club next year.
Huxley Golf installs all-weather putting green at The Royal Hospital Chelsea 20 October 2015

Huxley Golf installs all-weather putting green at The Royal Hospital Chelsea

Huxley Golf has helped to create a new leisure area at The Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, UK.
R&A confirms return of The Open to Royal Portrush in 2019 20 October 2015

R&A confirms return of The Open to Royal Portrush in 2019

The R&A has confirmed that The Open will be played at Royal Portrush in 2019.
Official opening of new Eastern Golf Club course takes place in Australia 19 October 2015

Official opening of new Eastern Golf Club course takes place in Australia

Greg Norman has officially opened the new course at the Eastern Golf Club in Yering, Australia.
Baseball stadium becomes nine-hole course for new golf experience 19 October 2015

Baseball stadium becomes nine-hole course for new golf experience

A new golf experience will open at Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres baseball team, next month.
John Fought selected to lead renovation of North Course at Carmel Country Club 14 October 2015

John Fought selected to lead renovation of North Course at Carmel Country Club

River Course at Kiawah Island Club reopens following renovation work 13 October 2015

River Course at Kiawah Island Club reopens following renovation work

New Dreamland Golf Club unveiled at event in Azerbaijan 12 October 2015

New Dreamland Golf Club unveiled at event in Azerbaijan

Five year redevelopment aims to transform Strandhill links 9 October 2015

Five year redevelopment aims to transform Strandhill links

Greg Norman Golf Course Design to create new nine-hole course in Sydney 9 October 2015

Greg Norman Golf Course Design to create new nine-hole course in Sydney

Construction of new short game academy nears completion at The Ledges 7 October 2015

Construction of new short game academy nears completion at The Ledges

Renovation work to get underway next month at Rockwood Golf Course 6 October 2015

Renovation work to get underway next month at Rockwood Golf Course

Durabunker enhances sustainability of bunkering at Tiburón Golf Club 6 October 2015

Durabunker enhances sustainability of bunkering at Tiburón Golf Club

Construction underway on new Städler design in eastern Germany 5 October 2015

Construction underway on new Städler design in eastern Germany

Gary Player Design hired to create new course in Vietnam 5 October 2015

Gary Player Design hired to create new course in Vietnam

Major renovation work gets underway at TPC River Highlands 5 October 2015

Major renovation work gets underway at TPC River Highlands

First links course in the Baltic region opens for play 5 October 2015

First links course in the Baltic region opens for play

Architects take in four historic UK courses as part of EIGCA study tour 5 October 2015

Architects take in four historic UK courses as part of EIGCA study tour

Terrain Aeration completes greens improvement work at Newport Golf Club 5 October 2015

Terrain Aeration completes greens improvement work at Newport Golf Club

Terrain Aeration has recently helped improve the drainage of a selection of the greens on the course Newport Golf Club in Wales, UK.
Kiva Dunes renovation work set to be completed by October 5 October 2015

Kiva Dunes renovation work set to be completed by October

A renovation of the golf course at the Kiva Dunes Golf and Beach Resort is nearing completion.
The new issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now 23 September 2015

The new issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Visit our magazine page to read the latest industry trends and features interviews with key executives
Redesign and renovation work to get underway at Montecito CC this October 22 September 2015

Redesign and renovation work to get underway at Montecito CC this October

Project at course in Santa Barbara to be led by Nicklaus Design.
Owners report positive feedback to renovations at Golf Club of Texas 22 September 2015

Owners report positive feedback to renovations at Golf Club of Texas

Roy Bechtol leads project at course he originally designed near San Antonio.
Mickelson visits site of new Mickelson National Golf Club 22 September 2015

Mickelson visits site of new Mickelson National Golf Club

Phil Mickelson has paid a visit to the site of the currently under-construction Mickelson National Golf Club near Calgary, Canada.

Renovation work nears completion at Moraine Country Club course 17 September 2015

Renovation work nears completion at Moraine Country Club course

Architect Keith Foster advises on project at course in Dayton, Ohio.
Course reopens at Chechessee Creek Club following renovation work 15 September 2015

Course reopens at Chechessee Creek Club following renovation work

Bill Coore returns to South Carolina design to advise on recent project.
Todd Eckenrode - Origins Golf Design completes Quail Lodge renovation work 14 September 2015

Todd Eckenrode - Origins Golf Design completes Quail Lodge renovation work

California course to benefit from drought-tolerant landscaping.
New Tatanka Golf Club to open for play 14 September 10 September 2015

New Tatanka Golf Club to open for play 14 September

Paul Albanese’s design at Nebraska resort draws inspiration from Santee Sioux culture.
Architects head to south-east England for EIGCA Study Tour 10 September 2015

Architects head to south-east England for EIGCA Study Tour

Sunningdale, Royal St George’s and Royal Cinque Ports on itinerary for 2015 event.
Redesign of Ocean Course at the Sea Pines Resort to commence 5 October 9 September 2015

Redesign of Ocean Course at the Sea Pines Resort to commence 5 October

Scot Sherman discusses reworking of George Cobb’s design on Hilton Head Island.
Golfers enjoying restored course at Philadelphia’s Union League Golf Club 9 September 2015

Golfers enjoying restored course at Philadelphia’s Union League Golf Club

Stephen Kay leads work on Donald Ross’ design at former Torresdale Frankford CC.
Richard Mandell discusses restoration of Donald Ross’ design at Bacon Park 8 September 2015

Richard Mandell discusses restoration of Donald Ross’ design at Bacon Park

Course in Savannah, Georgia set to reopen for play on 10 October.
Golf course maintenance programme introduced at the Verdura Resort 8 September 2015

Golf course maintenance programme introduced at the Verdura Resort

36 holes designed by Kyle Phillips converted to bermudagrass at destination in Sicily.
Renovation project reaches completion at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club 7 September 2015

Renovation project reaches completion at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club

Green complexes rebuilt at course in Lexington, South Carolina.
Nine holes to open for play at El Desafio course this month 7 September 2015

Nine holes to open for play at El Desafio course this month

Greg Norman’s firm designs new course in Patagonia region of Argentina.
Inaugural Africa Golf Summit heads to Johannesburg’s Serengeti Golf Club 4 September 2015

Inaugural Africa Golf Summit heads to Johannesburg’s Serengeti Golf Club

Golf development and tourism to be discussed at event from 9-11 September.
Exclusiv Golf Deva course opens for play in New Caledonia 3 September 2015

Exclusiv Golf Deva course opens for play in New Caledonia

Cynthia Dye leads design of 18-hole course at Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort.
Renovation project carried out at SunRidge Canyon Golf Club course 28 August 2015

Renovation project carried out at SunRidge Canyon Golf Club course

Work aims to improve agronomic conditions and playability at course in Arizona.
New course set to be developed on Kangaroo Island 27 August 2015

New course set to be developed on Kangaroo Island

Greg Norman’s firm reportedly approached for design of 18-holer on island off Australia.
New nine-hole course opens at Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel 25 August 2015

New nine-hole course opens at Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel

Ambience Greens has been designed by Hawaii-based Nelson & Haworth.
Woodbury Park Golf Club adopts fleet of John Deere equipment 24 August 2015

Woodbury Park Golf Club adopts fleet of John Deere equipment

New tee, green and fairway mowers among additions to UK club’s maintenance arsenal.
John Fought orchestrates renovation work at Windsong Farm 20 August 2015

John Fought orchestrates renovation work at Windsong Farm

Architect returns to Minnesota course to redesign twelfth hole and rework bunkering.
Major project gets underway at Hilo Municipal Golf Course 20 August 2015

Major project gets underway at Hilo Municipal Golf Course

Four greens to be rebuilt at course on Hawaii’s Big Island.
18 August 2015

Nathan Crace introduces new short game practice facility at Bayou DeSiard CC

Architect tells GCA about project at club in Monroe, Louisiana.
Huxham Golf Designs creates new 18-hole golf course in South Korea 18 August 2015

Huxham Golf Designs creates new 18-hole golf course in South Korea

The Diamond Country Club course lies in steep terrain near city of Busan.
17 August 2015

Tom Lehman leads alterations to Wigwam Resort’s Gold Course

Changes to the bunkering a key feature of work at course near Phoenix, Arizona.
17 August 2015

Jimmy Clay Golf Course reopens following major renovation work

Tifdwarf bermudagrass introduced to greens at course in Austin, Texas.
14 August 2015

Renovation work gets underway at Lochland Country Club course

Landscapes Unlimited overseeing work at David Gill’s design in Hastings, Nebraska.
BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort opens for play in Vietnam 13 August 2015

BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort opens for play in Vietnam

Nicklaus Design’s layout is the first in the country to adopt a ‘twin green’ design concept.
Renovation work at Harbour Town Golf Links nears completion 13 August 2015

Renovation work at Harbour Town Golf Links nears completion

Project to be completed next month at Sea Pines Resort course designed by Pete Dye.
Golf Course Architecture announces next edition of buyers’ guide 12 August 2015

Golf Course Architecture announces next edition of buyers’ guide

GCA Green Pages 2016 to be distributed with January’s magazine.
Development of new course in France’s Limousin region gets underway 12 August 2015

Development of new course in France’s Limousin region gets underway

18-holer at Halcyon Retreat resort designed by Weller Designs.
11 August 2015

New nine-hole course takes shape on Canada-US border

Layout drawn up by local golfers beginning to come together in Emerson, Manitoba.
Extensive project gets underway at Oak Meadows Golf Preserve 5 August 2015

Extensive project gets underway at Oak Meadows Golf Preserve

Martin Design to help create a more flood-resistant course at club in Illinois.
3 August 2015

Jacobson firm completes renovation project at Glenview Park Golf Club

Focus on tees, greens and storm water management during project at club in Illinois.
31 July 2015

Radrick Farms GC uses flock of Boer goats to help maintain course

Vegetative maintenance initiative launched at Pete Dye’s design in Michigan.
29 July 2015

David Williams completes work on new practice area at Real Golf de Pedreña

Chipping area and putting green facilities the latest addition to club in Northern Spain.
29 July 2015

(re)Golf and Steiner & Partner enter new strategic alliance agreement

Conceptual plans accepted for project in Switzerland as companies team up.
27 July 2015

Kevin Norby completes renovation project at Stillwater Country Club

Alterations made to bunkering and thirteenth hole at historic Minnesota club.
23 July 2015

Series of changes made to course at Meldrum House Country Hotel

Alterations to four holes ahead of Aberdeen Masters tournament this August.
21 July 2015

Beau Welling and Tom McBroom complete course at The 27 Club

27 major winners consulted for new course near Tianjin, China.
20 July 2015

ASGCA reports continued upswing of golf course renovations in the US

Steve Smyers says clubs are taking advantage of new technology and architectural expertise.
17 July 2015

Arnold Palmer visits site of new course development at Castle Stuart

Thad Layton and Brandon Johnson to work with local team at Scottish Highlands resort.
Toro helps introduce new drainage and irrigation system at Le Golf National 17 July 2015

Toro helps introduce new drainage and irrigation system at Le Golf National

Greenkeepers at Ryder Cup venue to benefit from precise control over watering schedules.
15 July 2015

Mt. Prospect Golf Club to reopen 1 August following renovations

Esler Design and Wadsworth Construction complete project at course in Illinois.
Renovations taking place on course at Club de Golf Larrabea 14 July 2015

Renovations taking place on course at Club de Golf Larrabea

18-holer in the Spanish Basque Country was originally designed by Jose Gancedo.
13 July 2015

Staples Golf Design to renovate Meadowbrook Country Club course

Andy Staples to work with Bradley S. Klein and Trey Rogers at club near Detroit.
Jack Nicklaus brought in for proposed golf development at Hoylake 13 July 2015

Jack Nicklaus brought in for proposed golf development at Hoylake

Golden Bear’s Joint Venture Group teams up with Wirral Council for project in the UK.
Lundin and Stenson partner to form new Swedish-based design firm 13 July 2015

Lundin and Stenson partner to form new Swedish-based design firm

First project for new partnership is total rebuild of 45 hole Stockholm complex.
10 July 2015

Coal Creek Golf Course reopens for play following restoration project

Kevin Norby leads work at Colorado course that suffered storm damage in August 2013.
Pete Dye’s firm designs new course at Nemacolin Woodlands 9 July 2015

Pete Dye’s firm designs new course at Nemacolin Woodlands

New nine-holer scheduled to open in 2017 at resort in Pennsylvania.
Rees Jones completes bunker renovation at Griffin Gate Golf Club 8 July 2015

Rees Jones completes bunker renovation at Griffin Gate Golf Club

Architect returns to Kentucky course he designed back in the early 1980s.
6 July 2015

Course at Biltmore Forest Country Club reopens following renovation work

Architect Brian Silva works on project at Donald Ross design in North Carolina.
Renovations continue at Bacon Park as work on back nine begins 2 July 2015

Renovations continue at Bacon Park as work on back nine begins

October reopening scheduled for Donald Ross designed course in Savannah, Georgia.
Ground broken on 12-hole Jack Nicklaus Golf Park at Red Ledges 2 July 2015

Ground broken on 12-hole Jack Nicklaus Golf Park at Red Ledges

New development at Utah community to complement existing 18-hole course.
Development of new nine hole course completed at Modry Las Golf Club 1 July 2015

Development of new nine hole course completed at Modry Las Golf Club

South African architect Theo Geertshuis completes Orli Las course at Polish resort.
Nicklaus, Trevino, Palmer and Player to co-design new course at The Greenbrier 1 July 2015

Nicklaus, Trevino, Palmer and Player to co-design new course at The Greenbrier

Quartet of architects brought in for novel project at resort in West Virginia.
Greens renovations begin at Rivers Edge Golf Club 30 June 2015

Greens renovations begin at Rivers Edge Golf Club

Arnold Palmer-designed course set to reopen in September following project’s completion.
Nine holes designed by Graham Papworth open at Maleny Golf Club 30 June 2015

Nine holes designed by Graham Papworth open at Maleny Golf Club

First stage of project completed at community golf course in Queensland, Australia.
The Preserve at Grand View Lodge reopens following renovation work 29 June 2015

The Preserve at Grand View Lodge reopens following renovation work

Tee boxes expanded and marsh removed at Mike Morley and Dan Helbling’s design.
South Essex Golf Centre serves up locally produced honey 26 June 2015

South Essex Golf Centre serves up locally produced honey

Beekeeping initiative is part of the course’s eco-friendly policies.
25 June 2015

Twelve holes to open for play at Ocean Dunes this October

Graeme Grant’s design on Tasmania’s King Island set to open in full early next year.
New Jim Engh-designed Minot Country Club course opens for play 25 June 2015

New Jim Engh-designed Minot Country Club course opens for play

Course relocated following devastating floods in 2011 is unveiled in North Dakota.
Tripp Davis’ firm to create masterplan for course at Willow Brook Country Club 24 June 2015

Tripp Davis’ firm to create masterplan for course at Willow Brook Country Club

Architect aims to enhance strategic character of 18-holer at club in Tyler, Texas.
Renovations made to course at Brays Island Plantation in South Carolina 24 June 2015

Renovations made to course at Brays Island Plantation in South Carolina

Club staff work with maintenance partner IGM to introduce new grasses.
23 June 2015

Development of Tom Doak’s design at Tara Iti reaches completion

Course on New Zealand’s North Island to open for member play this October.
Enhancements made to courses at Aroeira golf resort 22 June 2015

Enhancements made to courses at Aroeira golf resort

Tees rebuilt and fairway grasses relaid at club near Lisbon, Portugal.
Namatra to redevelop Lakes course at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club 19 June 2015

Namatra to redevelop Lakes course at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club

Architect hired for project at course designed by Denis Griffiths in Pattaya, Thailand.
Todd Eckenrode-Origins Golf Design completes project at Brentwood CC 17 June 2015

Todd Eckenrode-Origins Golf Design completes project at Brentwood CC

Four greens rebuilt and more receptive to run-up approaches introduced at LA course.
Construction begins on new 18-hole golf facility in the Czech Republic 17 June 2015

Construction begins on new 18-hole golf facility in the Czech Republic

Jonathan Davison leads development of nine-hole Tošovice course at Heipark resort.
David Whelchel leads renovations to Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC 15 June 2015

David Whelchel leads renovations to Lake Course at Carolina Trace CC

Architect speaks to GCA about work at Robert Trent Jones Sr. design in North Carolina.
Ty Butler launches new Brio Golf course design company 12 June 2015

Ty Butler launches new Brio Golf course design company

Former RTJ II architect aims to ‘design courses with an array of strategic options’.
Tripp Davis’ firm completes second phase of renovations at Spring Lake GC 11 June 2015

Tripp Davis’ firm completes second phase of renovations at Spring Lake GC

Architect pays homage to Thomas and Tillinghast with work at New Jersey course.
EIGCA invites applicants for Vocational Qualification programme 11 June 2015

EIGCA invites applicants for Vocational Qualification programme

Mid-October deadline for parties interested in institute’s golf design course.
Construction of Mickelson National Golf Club gets underway 10 June 2015

Construction of Mickelson National Golf Club gets underway

New course to form centrepiece of ‘Harmony’ community near Calgary, Canada.
Doak and Andrew-led greens restoration reopens at St George’s 9 June 2015

Doak and Andrew-led greens restoration reopens at St George’s

Top Canadian course returns greens to original Stanley Thompson designs.
Work to reinvent Rolling Hills Country Club course gets underway 5 June 2015

Work to reinvent Rolling Hills Country Club course gets underway

David McLay Kidd hired to redesign the 18-hole layout at club in Palos Verdes, California.
Nine-hole short course introduced at Rio Verde Country Club 2 June 2015

Nine-hole short course introduced at Rio Verde Country Club

Roadrunner layout built on top of club’s existing Quail Run course.
Record numbers attend the EIGCA’s 15th Annual Meeting 1 June 2015

Record numbers attend the EIGCA’s 15th Annual Meeting

Tom Mackenzie welcomed as institute’s new president at event in North Berwick, Scotland.
European Turfgrass Laboratories has A2LA Accreditation extended to 2017 28 May 2015

European Turfgrass Laboratories has A2LA Accreditation extended to 2017

Company one of only ten globally authorised for putting green materials programme.
Improvements made to the Old Course at Moray Golf Club 21 May 2015

Improvements made to the Old Course at Moray Golf Club

Work carried out ahead of the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship.
New Magnolia Green Golf Club course to open for play 2 June 20 May 2015

New Magnolia Green Golf Club course to open for play 2 June

Nicklaus Design’s Chris Cochran oversees expansion of former Westham GC course.
Robert Trent Jones, Jr, reveals new ninth green at Sodus Bay 18 May 2015

Robert Trent Jones, Jr, reveals new ninth green at Sodus Bay

The golf architect redesigned the green during a visit to the course last year.
Cabot Cliffs preview video unveiled ahead of opening this summer 15 May 2015

Cabot Cliffs preview video unveiled ahead of opening this summer

Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw’s design will be open for limited play during 2015.
Two new holes to be introduced at Whickham Golf Club 13 May 2015

Two new holes to be introduced at Whickham Golf Club

Andrew Mair’s firm leading project at course near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
Course at The Derrick reopens for play following Mingay’s redesign 12 May 2015

Course at The Derrick reopens for play following Mingay’s redesign

Two-year project improves playability and drainage at course in Edmonton, Canada.
HB Studios launches Collector’s Edition of The Golf Club game 12 May 2015

HB Studios launches Collector’s Edition of The Golf Club game

Follow-up release includes Greg Norman course creator app and collectible e-book.
11 May 2015

New golf course and resort could soon be coming to Cuba’s northern coast

Country’s government signs letter of intent with Beijing Enterprise Group.
Renovations to be made to course at Kiva Dunes Golf Resort in Alabama 8 May 2015

Renovations to be made to course at Kiva Dunes Golf Resort in Alabama

Jerry Pate’s firm to oversee improvements, which will be carried out this summer.
Progress being made on new Valley of the Eagles course 7 May 2015

Progress being made on new Valley of the Eagles course

Nicklaus Design leading work at site in Ohio with new golf course set to open next year.
Lohmann Golf Designs begins renovation work at Newman Golf Course 5 May 2015

Lohmann Golf Designs begins renovation work at Newman Golf Course

Project to focus on improving green conditions at course in Peoria, Illinois.
Tiger Woods’ firm to design Pacific Links National course in Beijing 30 April 2015

Tiger Woods’ firm to design Pacific Links National course in Beijing

New design part of initiative from Pacific Links International to grow presence in China.
30 April 2015

The R&A unveils results of latest pace of play survey

Forum later this year presents opportunity to discuss findings and current issues.
Gordon Lewis returns to The Forest CC to lead renovations to Bobcat Course 29 April 2015

Gordon Lewis returns to The Forest CC to lead renovations to Bobcat Course

Original architect leads enhancements to course at club in Fort Myers, Florida.
Eckenrode completes back nine of Quail Lodge and Golf Club 27 April 2015

Eckenrode completes back nine of Quail Lodge and Golf Club

Project includes renovated tees and bunkers, plus new fairway features.
Tom Mackenzie named as new president of the EIGCA 24 April 2015

Tom Mackenzie named as new president of the EIGCA

Architect hints at ‘exciting plans’ for the future of the organisation.
New nine-hole course opens for play at the Colwood Golf Center 23 April 2015

New nine-hole course opens for play at the Colwood Golf Center

Par-3 layout now open to the public on site of former Colwood National course.
Ebert speaks on plans for Trump’s Turnberry revolution 22 April 2015

Ebert speaks on plans for Trump’s Turnberry revolution

‘The brief is how good can we make it?’ says architect, who plans nine new greens.
Wilczynski leads extensive tree management project at Warwick Hills 21 April 2015

Wilczynski leads extensive tree management project at Warwick Hills

Architect works with agronomist Julie Stachecki to remedy series of issues.
Golf Club of Texas set to reopen in July following Bechtol’s renovations 20 April 2015

Golf Club of Texas set to reopen in July following Bechtol’s renovations

Zoysia grasses used as primary turf at course near San Antonio, US.
Souters Sports installs new irrigation system at Musselburgh Links 17 April 2015

Souters Sports installs new irrigation system at Musselburgh Links

Minimal impact to play during project at one of the world’s oldest golf courses.
Construction of Trump World Golf Club in Dubai gets underway 16 April 2015

Construction of Trump World Golf Club in Dubai gets underway

Tiger Woods firm finalises design for course at AKOYA Oxygen development.
Kipp Schulties Golf Design to lead renovation of Riviera CC course 14 April 2015

Kipp Schulties Golf Design to lead renovation of Riviera CC course

Donald Ross design in South Florida to undergo six-month enhancement project.
New course set to be built at Gull Lake View Golf Club 10 April 2015

New course set to be built at Gull Lake View Golf Club

Tom Doak’s Renaissance Golf Design firm to lead development of Stoatin Brae course.
Huxley Golf develops new all-weather short game area at Brokenhurst Manor 9 April 2015

Huxley Golf develops new all-weather short game area at Brokenhurst Manor

Club in Hampshire, UK, celebrates its centenary year with new practice facilities.
Plans finalised for redesign of course at Exeter Golf and Country Club 8 April 2015

Plans finalised for redesign of course at Exeter Golf and Country Club

Tom Mackenzie leading architectural work at course designed by James Braid.
Tripp Davis’s firm hired for renovation and redesign of Tapatio Springs course 7 April 2015

Tripp Davis’s firm hired for renovation and redesign of Tapatio Springs course

Work underway at Billy Johnson-designed course near San Antonio, Texas.
Enhancements made to the Pines Course at Stockton Seaview 2 April 2015

Enhancements made to the Pines Course at Stockton Seaview

Work follows on from improvements to the club’s Bay Course last year.
Coore and Crenshaw to design new course at the Big Cedar Lodge 1 April 2015

Coore and Crenshaw to design new course at the Big Cedar Lodge

Third course to be added at resort in Ridgedale, Missouri.
ASGCA elects Steve Smyers as organisation’s new president 1 April 2015

ASGCA elects Steve Smyers as organisation’s new president

Architect calls for greater collaboration among partners in the industry.
EIGCA to celebrate 15th anniversary at 2015 annual conference 31 March 2015

EIGCA to celebrate 15th anniversary at 2015 annual conference

Record numbers set to head to North Berwick in Scotland to hear from industry experts.
Gary Player’s firm unveils latest design at the DLF Golf and Country Club 30 March 2015

Gary Player’s firm unveils latest design at the DLF Golf and Country Club

New course in Gurgaon, India, to open to the public in the next few weeks.
Renovations to course at Thana City Golf and Sports Club to get underway 27 March 2015

Renovations to course at Thana City Golf and Sports Club to get underway

Pacific Coast Design draws up plans to improve course near Bangkok, Thailand.
Nine holes to be created as part of new course at the Glacier Club 26 March 2015

Nine holes to be created as part of new course at the Glacier Club

Hale Irwin and Todd Schoeder leading development at club in Colorado.
New 27-hole facility to open in New Mexico later this year 24 March 2015

New 27-hole facility to open in New Mexico later this year

Rockwind Community Links to feature two courses designed by architect Andy Staples.
Pete Dye’s firm to add nine new holes at Mystic Rock 24 March 2015

Pete Dye’s firm to add nine new holes at Mystic Rock

New additions to golf facilities at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort set to open in 2017.
New hole added at Tranquilo Golf Club as part of renovation work 23 March 2015

New hole added at Tranquilo Golf Club as part of renovation work

Tom Fazio returns to lead enhancements at Florida course he originally designed.
Arnold Palmer team to take stake in Castle Stuart 20 March 2015

Arnold Palmer team to take stake in Castle Stuart

Owner Mark Parsinen reveals group to invest in Scottish Highlands resort.