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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Robert McNeil completes Ross-inspired renovation at Kernwood
Northeast Golf Company
News | Mon 17 Jan, 2022

Robert McNeil completes Ross-inspired renovation at Kernwood

Recent work concludes architect’s 15-year project at Massachusetts club.

East Lake appoints Andrew Green to develop renovation plan
East Lake Golf Club
News | Fri 14 Jan, 2022

East Lake appoints Andrew Green to develop renovation plan

Architect aims to protect and embrace the history of the Tour Championship venue.

Cabot acquires World Woods and plans redevelopment
Cabot
News | Mon 10 Jan, 2022

Cabot acquires World Woods and plans redevelopment

Group’s first project in the US will see 45 holes renovated and new name of Cabot Citrus Farms.

Lake Oswego plans to replace 18-hole par-three course with new nine
Dan Hixson
News | Fri 07 Jan, 2022

Lake Oswego plans to replace 18-hole par-three course with new nine

Dan Hixson has prepared a par-30 design for the Oregon municipal.

Briarwood set for bunker renovation following membership vote
Jeff Mingay
News | Wed 05 Jan, 2022

Briarwood set for bunker renovation following membership vote

Jeff Mingay will restore Hugh Alison’s original bunker designs at the Illinois club.

Medinah gives green light to OCM master plan for #3 course
Harris Kalinka
News | Wed 22 Dec, 2021

Medinah gives green light to OCM master plan for #3 course

$23.5 million renovation to include three new holes and will begin in 2023.

Forestry management lays foundation for Crystal Mountain renovation
Crystal Mountain
News | Mon 20 Dec, 2021

Forestry management lays foundation for Crystal Mountain renovation

A John Harvey renovates holes on the Betsie Valley course following tree clearance at Michigan resort.

Pacifico course at Punta Mita reopens after first phase of renovation
Punta Mita
News | Fri 17 Dec, 2021

Pacifico course at Punta Mita reopens after first phase of renovation

Jim Lipe focuses on greens, surrounds, bunkers and tees at Mexican resort.

David Zinkand completes renovation of front nine at The Sharon
Zinkand Golf Design
News | Thu 16 Dec, 2021

David Zinkand completes renovation of front nine at The Sharon

Non-native trees removed and native prairie grasses, shrubs and wildflowers replanted at Ohio club.

Norby reflects on Fox Hills project after first season of play
Peter Wong
News | Tue 07 Dec, 2021

Norby reflects on Fox Hills project after first season of play

Expanded and redesigned layout in oil fields of North Dakota opened in early 2021.

Nicklaus returns to sole Minnesota design for renovation
Duininck Golf
News | Fri 03 Dec, 2021

Nicklaus returns to sole Minnesota design for renovation

Design firm teams up with Duininck Golf and Barr Engineering at Bearpath G&CC.

Royal Perth appoints design team for course renovation plan
Brendan James
News | Wed 01 Dec, 2021

Royal Perth appoints design team for course renovation plan

Project is “one of the most interesting design mandates in Australia” says Mike Clayton.

Infinite Variety renovates short game facility at De Dommel
IVGH
News | Fri 26 Nov, 2021

Infinite Variety renovates short game facility at De Dommel

Project at Dutch club includes rebuilding the putting green and pitching area.

Pizá Golf nears completion with Marina Mazátlan redesign
Piza Golf
News | Fri 26 Nov, 2021

Pizá Golf nears completion with Marina Mazátlan redesign

Design firm reconfigures holes at Mexican layout and frees up land for development.

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MAGAZINE

Winter 2021 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Wed 15 Dec, 2021

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

Main feature considers whether the golf industry is ready to embrace non-18-hole golf courses.

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?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Cornerstone Club: Back on top
Matt Dusenberry
On site | Bradley Klein

Cornerstone Club: Back on top

Brad Klein reports on Matt Dusenberry’s work to make the Michigan layout more playable.

Trusting Tillinghast
Evan Schiller
Opinion | Tom Mackin

Trusting Tillinghast

In restoring Baltusrol, Gil Hanse relied on the principle that AW Tillinghast got it right.

Marco Simone: Designed for drama
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club
On site | Richard Humphreys

Marco Simone: Designed for drama

Richard Humphreys reports on European Golf Design’s complete redesign of the course that will host the 2023 Ryder Cup.

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.

Shadow Wood CC: Out of the shadows
AdVenture Southwest Florida
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Shadow Wood CC: Out of the shadows

Three-course renovation gives Florida community a new lease of life.

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