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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TPC Harding Park’s practice facility now features “cutting-edge technology”
TPC Harding Park
News | Mon 10 May, 2021

TPC Harding Park’s practice facility now features “cutting-edge technology”

California muni installs Toptracer equipment and builds an expansive fairway with nine targets.

American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Mike Mulholland | MLive.com
News | Fri 07 May, 2021

American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation

More than 2,000 trees removed in “complete reimagination” of former Grand Haven course.

Inglewood reopens following completion of Jeff Mingay renovation
Brad Treadwell
News | Fri 07 May, 2021

Inglewood reopens following completion of Jeff Mingay renovation

New greens match the “style and character” of AV Macan’s original designs.

Tom Mackenzie completes greens renovation at Minthis in Cyprus
Minthis GC
News | Thu 06 May, 2021

Tom Mackenzie completes greens renovation at Minthis in Cyprus

Putting surfaces have been expanded by 25 per cent and reshaped to offer more variety and challenge.

Duininck Golf completes final phase of renovation work at TPC Louisiana
Duininck Golf
News | Thu 06 May, 2021

Duininck Golf completes final phase of renovation work at TPC Louisiana

Contractor works alongside PGA Tour golf course architect Leslie Claytor to update drainage and bunkers.

Montecito Club set to complete regrassing project this summer
Evan Schiller
News | Thu 06 May, 2021

Montecito Club set to complete regrassing project this summer

Owner of California club spends $119m to “create a private club like no other”.

Montgomery National appoints Paul Miller for golf course renovation
Paul Miller Design
News | Wed 05 May, 2021

Montgomery National appoints Paul Miller for golf course renovation

Architect’s plan for Minnesota layout is to “energise a hidden gem that has great natural attributes”.

Lobb + Partners plan long-term project at Waterton Lakes
Courtesy of Lobb + Partners
News | Thu 29 Apr, 2021

Lobb + Partners plan long-term project at Waterton Lakes

Design firm recommends enhancing Canadian course’s connection with the natural landscape.

Jonathan Gaunt completes first phase of Cavendish renovation
EcoBunker
News | Thu 29 Apr, 2021

Jonathan Gaunt completes first phase of Cavendish renovation

Buxton club builds new bunkers in a style close to what Alister MacKenzie originally designed.

Nathan Crace aims to give Florida’s Tiger Point a new ‘coastal look’
Tiger Point
News | Wed 28 Apr, 2021

Nathan Crace aims to give Florida’s Tiger Point a new ‘coastal look’

New owners bring architect in for a course-wide naturalisation project and bunker renovation.

Chart Hills to reopen in June following major renovation
Chart Hills
News | Tue 27 Apr, 2021

Chart Hills to reopen in June following major renovation

Work was undertaken to address long-standing drainage problems on the Smyers-Faldo layout.

Huxley Golf completes tee project on Swanston’s short course
Huxley Golf
News | Thu 22 Apr, 2021

Huxley Golf completes tee project on Swanston’s short course

British supplier also installs a 75-foot-long practice tee strip at Edinburgh club.

Sanford Golf Design creates reversible nine for Florida muni
Art Cicconi
News | Tue 20 Apr, 2021

Sanford Golf Design creates reversible nine for Florida muni

Newly named Sailfish Sands facility also adds Toptracer driving range and new putting greens.

Brantford Golf & Country Club appoints WAC Golf for renovation
WAC Golf
News | Mon 19 Apr, 2021

Brantford Golf & Country Club appoints WAC Golf for renovation

Rod Whitman says the plan is to “inject variety and nuance back into the features”.

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MAGAZINE

The April 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Thu 15 Apr, 2021

The April 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Bill Coore’s new short course at Barnbougle in Australia features on the cover.

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2021
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 19 Jan, 2021

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2021

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

The San Roque Club: A new life for the Old
The San Roque Club
Feature | Toby Ingleton

The San Roque Club: A new life for the Old

The team behind the renovation of the Old course is focused on a sustainable future.

Top of the charts
GMS Golf
On site | Adam Lawrence

Top of the charts

Adam Lawrence visits Chart Hills to see the work being carried out on the parkland layout.

Congressional change
Congressional CC/James Lewis
On site | Bradley Klein

Congressional change

The Blue course at Congressional Country Club, host of four majors, has been stripped back, as Bradley Klein reports.

Columbine Country Club: A return to glory
Scott Dressel-Martin
Feature | Toby Ingleton

Columbine Country Club: A return to glory

Toby Ingleton reports on a course renovation to deliver a layout worthy of the club’s major past.

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