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Excellence at entry level
Opinion | David Bily

Excellence at entry level

David Bily highlights two projects in Switzerland that are attracting new golfers with high quality entry-level experiences.

Water-aware course design
Opinion | Paul Chester

Water-aware course design

Paul Chester provides an insight into how UK golf facilities are using all-weather surfaces to boost profits while reducing water consumption.

Eight tips for good short game area design
Opinion | Thad Layton

Eight tips for good short game area design

Thad Layton of Arnold Palmer Design Company outlines the essentials for good practice facilities.

Ayla Oasis: Dealing with extremes
Opinion | Joe Betulius

Ayla Oasis: Dealing with extremes

Joe Betulius discusses how Profile Products helped to establish the Greg Norman layout in Jordan.

Royal Bled: Future-ready irrigation
Opinion | Ellie Parry

Royal Bled: Future-ready irrigation

Ellie Parry describes the implementation of a new irrigation system as part of a renovation of the Slovenian course.

Slimming golf down
Opinion | Adam Lawrence

Slimming golf down

With Sand Valley's next course to be 6,000 yards, Adam Lawrence asks if golf is slimming down.

Data-driven design
Opinion | Harry Cloke

Data-driven design

Harry Cloke explains why data analytics is the future of golf course management and design.

Gotemba renewed
Opinion | Rees Jones

Gotemba renewed

Rees Jones describes his work on Taiheiyo Club’s Gotemba course, which lies beside Mount Fuji in Japan.

Inside the ropes at the Ryder Cup
Opinion | Martin Sternberg

Inside the ropes at the Ryder Cup

Martin Sternberg shares details of a new initiative that is designed to promote the transfer of knowledge and expertise in the golf industry.

Saving Glen Abbey
Opinion | Ken Moodie

Saving Glen Abbey

Ken Moodie tells GCA about his heritage review of the Nicklaus design at Glen Abbey.

“It took me years to figure out that you can’t collect it all”
Opinion | Dr. Michael Hurdzan

“It took me years to figure out that you can’t collect it all”

Golf course architect Dr Michael Hurdzan talks about his passion for golf collecting.

Design and build is not the answer to everything
Opinion | Kurt Huseman

Design and build is not the answer to everything

Kurt Huseman responds to our ‘Design 2030’ article and suggests that traditional contracting still has a role to play.

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