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Issue 62 - October 2020

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The cover of this latest issue features the closing green of Fox Chapel GC in Pittsburgh, photographed by Russell Kirk. Fazio Design has recently completed a restoration of the Seth Raynor course, and we speak with lead architect Tom Marzolf to find out more.

Also in this issue we ask how best to approach golf and residential developments. Golf course architects including Bill Coore, Robert Trent Jones Jr, Jay Blasi, Colton Craig, Jason Straka, Howard Swan, Gary Johnston and Kevin Ramsey provide insight into for the key considerations for golf and housing projects.

There is news of the new Kyle Phillips-designed PGA National Czech Republic course near Prague; Caspar Grauballe talks about the renovation he is overseeing at Djursholm Golf Club in Sweden; and we examine the routing for Zac Blair’s Buck Club project with King-Collins.

We also have an On Site report from Vaughn Halyard, who visited Forest Dunes in Michigan, where a new 10-hole par-three course – designed by Riley Johns and Keith Rhebb – has just opened, joining the resort’s original Forest Dunes course designed by Tom Weiskopf and The Loop, the reversible layout created by Tom Doak.

Elsewhere, we profile Columbine Country Club in Denver, which is looking for a return to its former glories as a major championship venue following a renovation by Rees Jones; and Connor Lewis examines previous debates about technology in golf and asks what we can learn from them.

We also have insight pieces from Mark Ganning of Hunter Industries, who explains how Lincoln GC went about the process of installing a new irrigation system; Tiffany Koss of Kafka Granite, who describes the partnership between two Wisconsin golf businesses; Paul Chester of Huxley Golf, who explains how a well-designed short course can boost income; and Pablo Muñoz Vega of Surtec Golf Agronomy, who highlights the importance of an irrigation audit.

There’s plenty more too – enjoy the issue!

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HIGHLIGHTS

Enville appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont for long term plans

Enville appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont for long term plans

Frank Pont will lead project to recommend renovations to the club’s two courses.

Pierre Fulke Design completes bunker project at Frosaker

Pierre Fulke Design completes bunker project at Frosaker

Former Ryder Cup player works alongside Durabunker to transform bunkering on Swedish course.

Johan Benestam builds extra par-three hole for Västerås GC

Johan Benestam builds extra par-three hole for Västerås GC

New hole is part of a master-planned project that also includes work on four greens at Swedish club.

Bill Bergin completes renovation at Dalton G&CC

Bill Bergin completes renovation at Dalton G&CC

Architect works alongside Duininck Golf to give Georgia course ’new look and identity’.

Golf de l’Isle Adam completes bunker renovation project

Golf de l’Isle Adam completes bunker renovation project

French club’s head greenkeeper designs smaller hazards for ease of maintenance.

Demand rises for practice area projects

Demand rises for practice area projects

ASGCA-commissioned ‘Golf Facility Market Trend Watch’ considers impact of Covid-19.

Lemon Bay appoints Drew Rogers to develop master plan

Lemon Bay appoints Drew Rogers to develop master plan

Architect will renovate bunkers and greens and aims to “elevate the course identity”.

New course by Pacific Coast Design opens at Haldi Golf County in India

New course by Pacific Coast Design opens at Haldi Golf County in India

Country’s first riverside layout has been built alongside a residential development and hotel.

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