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Construction continues on Iraq’s first golf course
Golf International
News | Wed 27 Oct, 2021

Construction continues on Iraq’s first golf course

Cynthia Dye McGarey routes Erbil layout through valley with meandering stream and lakes.

John Fought designs new six-hole par-three course for Cedar Hills in Utah
John Fought
News | Wed 27 Oct, 2021

John Fought designs new six-hole par-three course for Cedar Hills in Utah

Short layout will have holes ranging from 60 to 115 yards and is expected to open in summer 2022.

Te Arai South growing in ahead of 2022 opening
Ricky Robinson
News | Wed 20 Oct, 2021

Te Arai South growing in ahead of 2022 opening

Strategy of new course by Coore and Crenshaw is determined by site’s natural dune contours.

Ballyshear Golf Links in Thailand opens for member play
Ban Rakat Club
News | Thu 14 Oct, 2021

Ballyshear Golf Links in Thailand opens for member play

Gil Hanse’s layout for Ban Rakat Club is inspired by Macdonald and Raynor’s Lido Golf Club.

Construction of new Chet Williams course in Texas to begin this week
Chet Williams
News | Tue 14 Sep, 2021

Construction of new Chet Williams course in Texas to begin this week

Eighteen-hole layout at Big Easy Ranch will include 80-foot drops, tree-lined fairways and waterfalls.

Construction complete on two new courses in Vietnam
Novaland Group
News | Fri 20 Aug, 2021

Construction complete on two new courses in Vietnam

Designs by Greg Norman form part of a huge development project in Phan Thiet.

Singapore Island unveils new 27-hole course by Graham Marsh
Singapore Island CC
News | Wed 04 Aug, 2021

Singapore Island unveils new 27-hole course by Graham Marsh

The Millennium, Peirce and Forest nines can be played in three 18-hole combinations.

Harrison Minchew and Fred Funk near completion of RainDance National
Capillary Bunkers
News | Mon 26 Jul, 2021

Harrison Minchew and Fred Funk near completion of RainDance National

New course in Colorado enters final stages of construction ahead of July 2022 opening.

New Binh Tien course in Vietnam to open in autumn 2021
Golfplan
News | Fri 23 Jul, 2021

New Binh Tien course in Vietnam to open in autumn 2021

Golfplan layout will be the centrepiece of a resort development located near the city of Cam Ranh.

New 12-hole par-three course opens for preview play at Trappers Turn
Trappers Turn
News | Tue 20 Jul, 2021

New 12-hole par-three course opens for preview play at Trappers Turn

Andy North and Craig Haltom design 12North on 15-acre parcel of land in Wisconsin Dells.

The October 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 19 Oct, 2021

The October 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Our cover features the first hole of the new St Patrick’s Links course at Rosapenna.

Fall 2021 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Tue 05 Oct, 2021

Fall 2021 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now

Cover story considers the impact that aesthetics play in golf course design.

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ARTICLES

St Patrick’s Links: Rolling and tumbling
Clyde Johnson
On site | Adam Lawrence

St Patrick’s Links: Rolling and tumbling

Adam Lawrence visited Rosapenna in Ireland to see Tom Doak’s new course.

A tale of two courses
Courtesy of Mark Wagner
Opinion | Mark Wagner

A tale of two courses

Mark Wagner reflects on two Herbert Leeds designs and considers whether architects could be encouraged to enfold the aristocratic origins of golf into a new egalitarian era.

Post-pandemic golf: Part 2 – Lessons from the pandemic
Staples Golf Design
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Post-pandemic golf: Part 2 – Lessons from the pandemic

In the second part of our feature on post-pandemic golf, Adam Lawrence asks if the Covid-19 will have a long-term change on the way architects work.

Post-pandemic golf: Part 1 – Building on the boom
Ben & Kelly Photography
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Post-pandemic golf: Part 1 – Building on the boom

In the first of a two-part special, Adam Lawrence asks if the pandemic-fuelled golf revival has legs.

Oakland Hills: South roars back
Larry Lambrecht
On site | Bradley Klein

Oakland Hills: South roars back

Brad Klein reports on a bold, aggressive new restoration by Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner.

From Wausa to the world
Dan Blankenship
Opinion | Addison DeHaven

From Wausa to the world

Addison DeHaven discusses the career of Dan Blankenship, designer of 18 golf courses in Brazil.

Kedleston Park: Constant improvement
Kevin Murray
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Kedleston Park: Constant improvement

Richard Humphreys reports on irrigation upgrades that have brought uniformity to playing surfaces at a classic English parkland course.

The return of George Wright and the ghost of Olmsted
Mungeam Golf Design
Opinion | Mark Wagner

The return of George Wright and the ghost of Olmsted

Mark Wagner reflects on the history and recent restoration work at two public courses in Massachusetts.

The story so far
Ryan Farrow
Opinion | Brian Curley

The story so far

Brian Curley describes how China’s golfing landscape has changed over the last 30 years.

Grand sand designs
Istockphoto.com
Feature | Toby Ingleton

Grand sand designs

Toby Ingleton finds out about the origins of the game in Saudi Arabia, and what the future holds.

Muni renaissance
Flickr/ Alwyn Ladell, 2011
Feature | Adam Lawrence

Muni renaissance

Across the golfing world there are signs of munis finding a new role and new life, as Adam Lawrence reports.

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2021
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 19 Oct, 2021

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2021

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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