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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NEWS

Ken Baker leads redesign of Disney’s Magnolia course
Walt Disney World Resort
News | Mon 27 Jun, 2022

Ken Baker leads redesign of Disney’s Magnolia course

Project includes reconfiguring the closing stretch, renovating greens, rebunkering and new tees

Portstewart appoints European Golf Design to develop master plan
AirSwing Media
News | Thu 23 Jun, 2022

Portstewart appoints European Golf Design to develop master plan

Project at Northern Irish club will initially focus on final three holes of Strand course

Perranporth appoints Lobb + Partners for course review
Tim Lobb
News | Mon 20 Jun, 2022

Perranporth appoints Lobb + Partners for course review

Design firm aims to enhance the playing experience and overall landscape of Cornish links

Clayton, DeVries & Pont to advise Monifieth on renovation work
CDP
News | Tue 14 Jun, 2022

Clayton, DeVries & Pont to advise Monifieth on renovation work

Frank Pont to lead project that will include changes to both Medal and Ashludie courses

David Savic completes tee project at Port Huron
Emergency 9 Golf
News | Mon 13 Jun, 2022

David Savic completes tee project at Port Huron

Work by Emergency 9 Golf adds length and playing options on Alison layout in Michigan

John LaFoy renovation will mark ‘exciting new era’ for Riverchase
Riverchase Country Club
News | Wed 08 Jun, 2022

John LaFoy renovation will mark ‘exciting new era’ for Riverchase

Project at Alabama club focuses on improving the course’s playability and accessibility

Raymond Hearn completes renovation work at Midlothian
Raymond Hearn
News | Tue 07 Jun, 2022

Raymond Hearn completes renovation work at Midlothian

Project at Chicago club includes extensive bunker work, restoring pin positions and adding new tees

Sanford Ferris to begin Cavalry Club renovation in July
Sanford Ferris Golf Course Design
News | Wed 01 Jun, 2022

Sanford Ferris to begin Cavalry Club renovation in July

David Ferris returns to New York to restore elements of club’s Dick Wilson/Joe Lee design

Santa Maria revisits bunkering to enhance playability
Capillary Concrete
News | Tue 31 May, 2022

Santa Maria revisits bunkering to enhance playability

Panama City club rebuilds hazards to address sand washouts and ease maintenance

Steve Stricker lands first golf course project at Cherokee
TPC Network
News | Fri 27 May, 2022

Steve Stricker lands first golf course project at Cherokee

Renovation includes repositioning features and rerouting for club that will be renamed TPC Wisconsin

RTJ II returns to Tamarack to renovate Osprey Meadows
Robert Trent Jones II
News | Thu 26 May, 2022

RTJ II returns to Tamarack to renovate Osprey Meadows

Architect ‘reinvigorates’ several holes on Idaho course with the aim of improving playability

Four-month renovation at Papago begins next month
Troon
News | Mon 23 May, 2022

Four-month renovation at Papago begins next month

Project at Arizona club includes relocating tees and greens, rebuilding bunkers and removing turf

Brandon Johnson renovates PGA West’s Palmer course
PGA West
News | Thu 19 May, 2022

Brandon Johnson renovates PGA West’s Palmer course

Project is part of a larger scheme to improve the playing experience at all nine of the club’s layouts

IDG progresses with major remodel of Ingestre Park
IDG
News | Tue 17 May, 2022

IDG progresses with major remodel of Ingestre Park

HS2 project sees Staffordshire club build 12 new holes on nearby land and rework the remainder

LATEST
MAGAZINE

Summer 2022 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine is out now
Magazine, News | Tue 14 Jun, 2022

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

Architects discuss how collaboration has helped to address some of golf’s biggest challenges

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2022
Gopher Watch, News | Wed 13 Apr, 2022

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2022

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

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.

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