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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Cutten Fields reopens following final phase of ‘historically sensitive’ renovation
Jeff Mingay
News | Wed 12 Jun, 2024

Cutten Fields reopens following final phase of ‘historically sensitive’ renovation

Architect Jeff Mingay and superintendent Bill Green collaborate on Stanley Thompson layout near Toronto

Marc Westenborg nears completion of bunker project at West Herts
West Herts Golf Club
News | Tue 11 Jun, 2024

Marc Westenborg nears completion of bunker project at West Herts

Project focuses on visibility and location, with some hazards converted to grass hollows

Paul McGinley to continue Donegal GC renovation in autumn
Paul McGinley Golf Course Design
News | Mon 10 Jun, 2024

Paul McGinley to continue Donegal GC renovation in autumn

Design team is undertaking three-phase project to improve playability and increase options

Tamarack reopens following Golden Age-inspired renovation
Rob Dowsley
News | Mon 03 Jun, 2024

Tamarack reopens following Golden Age-inspired renovation

Brian Schneider references historic materials to restore features designed by Charles Banks

CDP appointed as consulting architects to Fontainebleau
CDP
News | Wed 29 May, 2024

CDP appointed as consulting architects to Fontainebleau

Design firm will begin by assessing strategy and presentation of bunkers at the French club

Michigan’s Travis Pointe selects Wilczynski to develop renovation plan
CW Golf Architecture
News | Tue 28 May, 2024

Michigan’s Travis Pointe selects Wilczynski to develop renovation plan

Architect aims to make the course more playable, fun and sustainable ahead of club’s 50th anniversary

Pangaea appointed for renovation of two Scottish courses
Pangaea Golf Architecture
News | Wed 22 May, 2024

Pangaea appointed for renovation of two Scottish courses

Stuart Rennie and Jeff Danner to develop plans for the Darley links in Troon and parkland Belleisle

Coore & Crenshaw approaches completion of Pines redesign at The International
The International
News | Tue 21 May, 2024

Coore & Crenshaw approaches completion of Pines redesign at The International

Entirely new layout has been created on 'an exceptional site’ in New England

Headingley nears completion of “best in county” practice facility project
Booth Golf & Leisure
News | Wed 15 May, 2024

Headingley nears completion of “best in county” practice facility project

Ken Moodie and Booth Golf & Leisure develop new short- and long-game areas for Yorkshire club

New par three opens at restored Addington
GCA
News | Wed 15 May, 2024

New par three opens at restored Addington

Original green, found after tree clearing, has been recreated by Mike DeVries and will form nineteenth hole

Beau Welling aims to ‘breathe new life’ into Vermont’s Stowe CC
ACJ Photography
News | Tue 14 May, 2024

Beau Welling aims to ‘breathe new life’ into Vermont’s Stowe CC

Construction begins on plan to renovate every aspect of the golf course by the end of 2025

Vancouver’s University GC introduces new par three to address safety issue
Lobb + Partners
News | Mon 13 May, 2024

Vancouver’s University GC introduces new par three to address safety issue

Alex Hay oversees reworking of holes six and seven on Vernon Macan layout

David Williams continues work at Pedreña
Real Golf de Pedreña
News | Thu 09 May, 2024

David Williams continues work at Pedreña

Latest phase includes bunker work on the eighth, thirteenth and fourteenth

Italy’s Gardagolf reopens following De Simone renovation
De Simone Golf Design
News | Thu 09 May, 2024

Italy’s Gardagolf reopens following De Simone renovation

Modernisation project sees bunkers at 27-hole club rebuilt and repositioned

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MAGAZINE

The April 2024 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Thu 18 Apr, 2024

The April 2024 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Our cover features Shorty’s at Bandon Dunes, the resort’s new 19-hole par-three course designed by WAC Golf

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2024
Gopher Watch, News | Thu 18 Apr, 2024

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2024

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Foxhills: Peer pressure
Foxhills
On site | Adam Lawrence

Foxhills: Peer pressure

Surrey club is investing heavily in its courses to improve its offering to members and visitors

New beginnings and a design debut at Florida club
Heritage Harbour/MDLA
Interview | Alice Chambers

New beginnings and a design debut at Florida club

Nick Campanelli speaks about his first eighteen-hole renovation project, for Heritage Harbour in Bradenton

Grand-Mére: Recapturing a Travis and Alison gem
Beyond The Contour
Opinion | Andrew Harvie and Zachary Car

Grand-Mére: Recapturing a Travis and Alison gem

Andrew Harvie and Zachary Car chronicle the history of a Canadian club that is frozen in time

Old Chatham: For the players
Ryan Montgemory/Monty Aerials LLC
Feature | Toby Ingleton

Old Chatham: For the players

Renovation work at Old Chatham was designed to raise the challenge while remaining playable for all

The Addington: Unveiling the past
David Cannon
On site | Adam Lawrence

The Addington: Unveiling the past

The south-east London club is in the middle of a five-year transformation process. The most dramatic changes have already taken place, as Adam Lawrence reports

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