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Bringing the public closer
Marco Martin
Opinion | Marco Martin

Bringing the public closer

Marco Martin says golf projects within residential developments offer the opportunity to bring the public closer to the sport.

The irresistible variety of British courses
The Addington Golf Club
Opinion | Mike Clayton

The irresistible variety of British courses

Mike Clayton highlights the qualities of golf courses that are not designed for any specific type of golfer.

Asking questions at Askernish
Toby Brearly
Opinion | Brett Hochstein

Asking questions at Askernish

Brett Hochstein reflects on an experience that changed the way he viewed golf design and construction.

Favourite features
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Opinion | Brandon Johnson

Favourite features

Brandon Johnson shares four of his favourite golf course features.

Design rankings or beauty contests?
Brendan James / Golf Australia Magazine
Opinion | Mike Clayton

Design rankings or beauty contests?

Mike Clayton questions the emphasis to be placed on conditioning when rating a golf course.

The pursuit of safety
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Opinion | William Swan

The pursuit of safety

William Swan considers the golf community’s responsibility to make the game safe.

Rough justice
Brendan James / Golf Australia Magazine
Opinion | Mike Clayton

Rough justice

Mike Clayton considers the contrasting views Dr Alister MacKenzie and Ernie Els on the subject of rough grass.

“Courses are developing a much closer relationship with natural surroundings”
Michel Niedbala
Opinion | Michel Niedbala

“Courses are developing a much closer relationship with natural surroundings”

Michel Niedbala discusses the importance of environmental responsibility in golf projects.

A sympathetic yet forward-thinking approach
Kevin Murray
Opinion | Tim Lobb

A sympathetic yet forward-thinking approach

Tim Lobb says work on classic courses should be respectful of their origins and relevant to today’s game.

Tree-free golf
Kevin Murray
Opinion | Mike Clayton

Tree-free golf

In the latest in a series of articles, Mike Clayton clarifies his position on the role of trees in playing strategy.

Remote working for improved sustainability
MAckenzie & Ebert
Opinion | Martin Ebert and Tom Mackenzie

Remote working for improved sustainability

Tom Mackenzie and Martin Ebert considers how projects can proceed and succeed without travel.

Useless monuments: the scourge of golf
Peter Harradine
Opinion | Peter Harradine

Useless monuments: the scourge of golf

Peter Harradine rages about the presence of unnecessary bunkers on golf courses.

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