News | 01 January 2007

Another step closer for Trump International

Trump International Golf Links, Scotland has filed its outline planning application to Aberdeenshire Council for proposed resort facilities including the hotel, clubhouse, golf practice facilities, holiday homes and golf lodges as well as additional resor
News | 01 January 2007

View from the back tee

Golf architecture aficionados often bemoan the negative impact that club and ball technology has had on classic golf courses.
News | 01 January 2007

James Braid

Howard Swan, who has worked on many of Braid's courses, describes the life and legacy of the Scottish member of the Great Triumvirate.
News | 01 January 2007

James Braid: in his words

Routing "It is both necessary and desirable that the holes should be laid out as suggested by the lie of the land, every natural obstacle being taken advantage of"
News | 01 January 2007

Grass choice: a design decision

Golf course design, grass choice, and turf management are all intimately linked and unless they co-exist harmoniously the way a golf course plays and looks can be adversely affected for generations.
News | 01 January 2007

Path to perdition?

If golf was once a good walk, spoiled or otherwise, for many it is now a ride. Has the golf cart, and the infrastructure that goes with it, changed the game for good or ill?
News | 01 October 2006

Royal Cinque Ports

With the Open Championship having returned to Royal Liverpool for the first time in 40 years in 2006, attention has naturally been drawn to some of the other links that have hosted the championship in the past.
News | 01 October 2006

Askernish gets go-ahead

The restoration of the 18 hole golf course at Askernish in the Western Isles of Scotland, originally designed by Old Tom Morris in 1892 (GCA issue 4), is to go ahead this winter.