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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Staples plans ‘innovative solution’ for PGA National
News | Mon 18 Nov, 2019

Staples plans ‘innovative solution’ for PGA National

Five-course Florida resort retains architect for reimagination of Squire layout.

David McLay Kidd appointed for $7 million Entrada project
News | Fri 15 Nov, 2019

David McLay Kidd appointed for $7 million Entrada project

Scottish architect plans to increase playing options with redesign work at Utah course.

Arabian Ranches set to reopen following greens renovation
News | Thu 14 Nov, 2019

Arabian Ranches set to reopen following greens renovation

Project at Dubai club addresses issues created by invasion of foreign grasses on putting surfaces.

Caspar Grauballe completes bunker renovation at Hedeland
News | Tue 12 Nov, 2019

Caspar Grauballe completes bunker renovation at Hedeland

Architect reduces sand area by 50 per cent to ease maintenance on Danish course.

Royal Dublin appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont for bunker study
News | Mon 11 Nov, 2019

Royal Dublin appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont for bunker study

Architects plan to return more of Harry Colt’s design heritage to the course.

Scot Sherman readies Kiawah’s Ocean course for PGA Championship
News | Thu 07 Nov, 2019

Scot Sherman readies Kiawah’s Ocean course for PGA Championship

Architect focuses on preparing Pete Dye’s ‘masterpiece’ in advance of 2021 major.

Nelson & Haworth progress with ‘world class’ vision for Royal Ottawa
News | Wed 06 Nov, 2019

Nelson & Haworth progress with ‘world class’ vision for Royal Ottawa

Architects’ work includes new holes on club’s short course and building new practice facilities.

Cutten Fields approves Mingay greens reconstruction project
News | Thu 31 Oct, 2019

Cutten Fields approves Mingay greens reconstruction project

Canadian club, with Stanley Thompson/Chick Evans layout, votes in favour of project to replace old poa with 007 bent.


Casey O’Callaghan completes greens renovation at Yorba Linda
News | Thu 31 Oct, 2019

Casey O’Callaghan completes greens renovation at Yorba Linda

Architect’s work addresses turfgrass concerns for California club and provides space for more pin locations.

Norman team completes 27-hole renovation at TPC Sugarloaf
News | Mon 28 Oct, 2019

Norman team completes 27-hole renovation at TPC Sugarloaf

Project sees bunkers rebuilt, greens resurfaced, and new irrigation installed at PGA Tour Champions venue.

East Devon appoints Infinite Variety to develop course plan
News | Fri 25 Oct, 2019

East Devon appoints Infinite Variety to develop course plan

Architect Frank Pont will study historic imagery of clifftop layout to inform work at UK club.

Great Waters course at Reynolds Lake Oconee ready to reopen
News | Thu 24 Oct, 2019

Great Waters course at Reynolds Lake Oconee ready to reopen

Chad Goetz says renovation aims to enhance playability, strategy and the beauty of the course.

Schaupeter completes renovation work at Westwood in St. Louis
News | Wed 23 Oct, 2019

Schaupeter completes renovation work at Westwood in St. Louis

Architect oversees project to overhaul bunkers and redesign the eighth hole on Missouri layout.

Mackenzie & Ebert begins renovation work at Hamilton G&CC
News | Tue 22 Oct, 2019

Mackenzie & Ebert begins renovation work at Hamilton G&CC

Architects study Harry Colt plans to inform work at 2019 RBC Canadian Open venue.

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The October 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Thu 10 Oct, 2019

The October 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

The cover of our new issue features the new Hoiana Shores layout, designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

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Gopher Watch Competition – October 2019
Gopher Watch, News | Thu 10 Oct, 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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FEATURE
ARTICLES

Braemar Golf Course: Breathing space
On site | Toby Ingleton

Braemar Golf Course: Breathing space

Richard Mandell has transformed a municipal facility with 27 tightly-packed holes into a memorable 18-hole layout with room for golfers, and the environment, to thrive. Toby Ingleton reports

Ålands Golfklubb: A stately home
On site | Adam Lawrence

Ålands Golfklubb: A stately home

Adam Lawrence visits Finland’s Åland Islands to see the birth of what could be one of Europe’s elite courses.

Earl Grey GC: An opportunity to create a stronger course
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Earl Grey GC: An opportunity to create a stronger course

Wayne Carleton reflects on golf course changes prompted by construction of a new public pathway.

“Those that knew the course before are in awe of the changes.”
Interview | Richard Humphreys

“Those that knew the course before are in awe of the changes.”

Kevin Hargrave reflects on the renovation of the Donald Ross course at Columbus Country Club.

The Breakers Ocean course: Great expectations
On site | Toby Ingleton

The Breakers Ocean course: Great expectations

Toby Ingleton travels to Palm Beach, Florida, to see Rees Jones’ work at an opulent Atlantic resort.

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