COURSE
RENOVATION

For many golf course architects, renovation, redesign and/or restoration projects at existing golf courses form a large part of their portfolio. Elements of golf courses have a limited lifecycle, and trends change, making this type of work essential for clubs that want to continue to attract golfers and remain competitive in their local markets.

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Crace creates bunkerless layout for Jackson Parish redesign
Nathan Crace
News | Fri 18 Sep, 2020

Crace creates bunkerless layout for Jackson Parish redesign

Nine-hole North Louisiana layout will be extended to 18 and renamed Smuggler’s Run.

Construction starts on new par three at Nacka
John Benestam
News | Thu 17 Sep, 2020

Construction starts on new par three at Nacka

Johan Benestam negotiates various landscape challenges to begin building 131-yard hole for Swedish club.

Laguna Golf Lăng Cô unveils extra par-three hole from Faldo Design
News | Wed 16 Sep, 2020

Laguna Golf Lăng Cô unveils extra par-three hole from Faldo Design

Nineteenth hole plays along the coast and features views of the beach and mountain backdrop.

Calcot Park appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont to develop course plan
courtesy of Clayton, DeVries & Pont
News | Tue 15 Sep, 2020

Calcot Park appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont to develop course plan

Frank Pont will restore Colt course “in a manner that will be respectful of its architectural heritage”.

Shady Oaks set for October reopening following OCM redesign
Brian Doolittle
News | Tue 15 Sep, 2020

Shady Oaks set for October reopening following OCM redesign

Design firm completes work in Texas with “features fitting into the terrain a little more naturally”.

Iron Horse set for September reopening following Brauer renovation
Iron Horse golf course
News | Thu 10 Sep, 2020

Iron Horse set for September reopening following Brauer renovation

Architect addresses water issues as part of $3m project at Texas municipal facility.

Hanse firm to rebuild core Florida golf course
Jonathan's Landing Golf Club
News | Tue 08 Sep, 2020

Hanse firm to rebuild core Florida golf course

Jonathan’s Landing reconstruction project is expected to start next February.

David Hemstock returns to The Manor to begin five-year renovation
The Manor
News | Mon 07 Sep, 2020

David Hemstock returns to The Manor to begin five-year renovation

First phase of work includes replacing drainage, restoring shapes of greens, and re-facing bunkers.

Mikko Ilonen enters design business with two Finland projects
Tammer-Golf
News | Thu 03 Sep, 2020

Mikko Ilonen enters design business with two Finland projects

New firm will renovate Kytäjä’s South East course and design a new layout for Tammer-Golf.

Practice area renovation nears completion at The Club at Savannah Quarters
The Club at Savannah Quarters
News | Thu 03 Sep, 2020

Practice area renovation nears completion at The Club at Savannah Quarters

Jason McCoy oversees the building of a new short game area and putting green at Georgia club.

South course at Oakland Hills on track for July 2021 reopening
Mike Mulholland | MLive.com
News | Thu 27 Aug, 2020

South course at Oakland Hills on track for July 2021 reopening

Gil Hanse removes 137 trees and 40 bunkers to make the layout more playable for members.

Schaerweijde Golf opens new design from Alan Rijks
Alan Rijks
News | Wed 26 Aug, 2020

Schaerweijde Golf opens new design from Alan Rijks

Dutch architect updates nine-hole course with “new greens and more variety in tees”.

New-look 18 set to reopen at Verdura Resort next year
Verdura Resort
News | Tue 25 Aug, 2020

New-look 18 set to reopen at Verdura Resort next year

Kyle Phillips returns to original design in Sicily to renovate 14 holes damaged by freak flood.

Silkeborg appoints Philip Spogárd to develop 10-year plan
Philip Spogárd
News | Thu 20 Aug, 2020

Silkeborg appoints Philip Spogárd to develop 10-year plan

Architect’s agreement with top Danish club includes the construction of a new short course.

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Fall 2020 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Tue 15 Sep, 2020

Fall 2020 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now

Issue explores how small parcels of land can be repurposed to broaden club offerings.

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Gopher Watch Competition – July 2020
GCA
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 21 Jul, 2020

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2020

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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FEATURE
ARTICLES

Country Club of Orlando: Ross's greatest hits
LC Lambrecht/Golfstock
On site | Adam Lawrence

Country Club of Orlando: Ross's greatest hits

Adam Lawrence reports on the distinctly Donald Ross feel at Florida club following Ron Forse’s work.

Seletar Country Club: Space invaders
Golfplan
On site | Adam Lawrence

Seletar Country Club: Space invaders

Golfplan reinvents Singapore course following government land acquisition.

Loch Lomond Golf Club: Drying out
On site | Adam Lawrence

Loch Lomond Golf Club: Drying out

Adam Lawrence visited the famous and exclusive Scottish club, where an enormous renovation project is transforming drainage.

Braemar Golf Course: Breathing space
On site | Toby Ingleton

Braemar Golf Course: Breathing space

Richard Mandell has transformed a municipal facility with 27 tightly-packed holes into a memorable 18-hole layout with room for golfers, and the environment, to thrive. Toby Ingleton reports.

Ålands Golfklubb: A stately home
On site | Adam Lawrence

Ålands Golfklubb: A stately home

Adam Lawrence visits Finland’s Åland Islands to see the birth of what could be one of Europe’s elite courses.

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