Golf Course Architecture - Issue 73, July 2023

8 CONTENTS TEE BOX 10 Our Tee Box section opens with news of CDP’s bunker overhaul at Royal Dublin in Ireland. INSIGHTS 30 Eric Iverson describes how Renaissance Golf Design uncovered elements that make Cherry Hills a Golden Age treasure. 34 Mark Wagner highlights the importance of inclusivity and sustainability for the Native American tribe that owns Firekeeper Golf Course in Kansas. ON SITE 52 David McLay Kidd’s Dunas course at Terras da Comporta in Portugal, which opens in October, has had quite the journey as Adam Lawrence reports. Cover photograph by: James Hogg FEATURE 38 Adam Lawrence asks whether architects can convince their clients to keep greens at a speed that allow them to build contoured surfaces, or if we are in a mostly flat era.