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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Scot Sherman renovates Pete Dye layout at Keswick Hall
Scot Sherman
News | Mon 26 Sep, 2022

Scot Sherman renovates Pete Dye layout at Keswick Hall

Former Dye designer adds more pot bunkers and railroad ties on Full Cry course

Dan Hixson nears finishing line for Portland Golf Club renovation
Dan Hixson Golf Design
News | Fri 23 Sep, 2022

Dan Hixson nears finishing line for Portland Golf Club renovation

Architect recaptures hole locations and adds variety to bunker shapes on Oregon course

Wilczynski completes 36-hole bunker project at Ohio municipal
C.W. Golf Architecture
News | Wed 21 Sep, 2022

Wilczynski completes 36-hole bunker project at Ohio municipal

Architect also develops plan to guide future work at Community Golf Club

Jim Lipe completes renovation of Southern Trace in Louisiana
Southern Trace CC
News | Mon 12 Sep, 2022

Jim Lipe completes renovation of Southern Trace in Louisiana

The $4.2 million project sees all greens rebuilt and new short-game practice area created

David Whelchel completes bunker project at The Raven in Colorado
David Whelchel
News | Fri 09 Sep, 2022

David Whelchel completes bunker project at The Raven in Colorado

Architect works to make sand hazards more visible and easier to maintain, while improving playability

Kris Spence rebuilds greenside bunkers at Sara Bay
Kris Spence
News | Tue 06 Sep, 2022

Kris Spence rebuilds greenside bunkers at Sara Bay

Architect’s latest work on Donald Ross layout in Florida follows 2018 greens renovation

Pinehurst No. 8 reopens with updated greens and restored bunkers
Pinehurst Resort
News | Thu 01 Sep, 2022

Pinehurst No. 8 reopens with updated greens and restored bunkers

North Carolina resort also completes drainage upgrades and removes invasive tree species

O’Callaghan focuses on playability for Newport Beach renovation
Darnall Photography
News | Tue 30 Aug, 2022

O’Callaghan focuses on playability for Newport Beach renovation

Project on Billy Bell course includes rebuilding tees, bunkers and greens, as well as reworking cart paths

Sölvesborg introduces two new greens close to coastline
re(GOLF)
News | Fri 26 Aug, 2022

Sölvesborg introduces two new greens close to coastline

The Swedish club has made changes as part of a project to improve water quality

New Lehman course set to open at Cragun’s Resort in Minnesota
Duininck Golf
News | Thu 25 Aug, 2022

New Lehman course set to open at Cragun’s Resort in Minnesota

Duininck Golf nears completion of 45-hole project that includes a revised 27-hole layout

Benjamin Warren to lead redesign of Japan’s Classic Club
Benjamin Warren
News | Thu 18 Aug, 2022

Benjamin Warren to lead redesign of Japan’s Classic Club

Work will begin in 2023 to convert the Fukuoka course from a two- to one-green design

PGA National to reopen Champion course after bunker renovation
Brian Oar Golf Photography
News | Wed 17 Aug, 2022

PGA National to reopen Champion course after bunker renovation

Nicklaus Design has rebuilt all bunkers at PGA Tour’s Honda Classic venue in Florida

The Landings selects Bergin to renovate Palmetto course
The Landings Club
News | Wed 17 Aug, 2022

The Landings selects Bergin to renovate Palmetto course

Architect plans to renovate greens and bunkers, and add new forward tees at Georgia course

Rees Jones continues renovation work at The Equinox
The Golf Club at The Equinox
News | Mon 15 Aug, 2022

Rees Jones continues renovation work at The Equinox

Four-hole project at Vermont club includes reworking bunkers and redesigning the eighteenth green

LATEST
MAGAZINE

Fall 2022 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Thu 08 Sep, 2022

Fall 2022 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now

Architects discuss how they rebuilt a golf course to be more resilient to storms and flooding events

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2022
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 19 Jul, 2022

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2022

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Hacienda Alcaidesa: Costa drama
Gary Lisbon
On site | Adam Lawrence

Hacienda Alcaidesa: Costa drama

Kurt Bowman rebuilds Spanish resort’s Links course on seaside site unique to Spain’s Costa del Sol

Vidauban: Bold and beautiful
Patrick Jantet/ Switzerland
On site | Toby Ingleton

Vidauban: Bold and beautiful

Toby Ingleton reports on a major revitalisation project that RTJ II’s firm has completed in the south of France

Real Las Palmas: A rebirth begins
Real Las Palmas
Opinion | Adam Lawrence

Real Las Palmas: A rebirth begins

The oldest golf club in Spain has ambitious plans to improve both its course and clubhouse experience

Shizuoka Country Shimada: Tee for two
Shizuoka Country
Feature | Toby Ingleton

Shizuoka Country Shimada: Tee for two

Twin greens and a fresh design provide options galore on 18-hole course located on Japan’s south coast

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.

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