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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Troon CC reopens course following Tom Weiskopf and Phil Smith renovation
Troon Country Club
News | Wed 02 Dec, 2020

Troon CC reopens course following Tom Weiskopf and Phil Smith renovation

Duo oversees seven-month project to re-grass course, rebuild bunkers and expand tees.

Mike DeVries and Frank Pont complete restoration project at Bloomfield Hills
Mike DeVries
News | Wed 25 Nov, 2020

Mike DeVries and Frank Pont complete restoration project at Bloomfield Hills

Work on Michigan course includes rebuilding greens and renovating bunkers to a Harry Colt style.

Second nine opens to complete redesign at Sandy Golf Links
OCM Golf
News | Wed 25 Nov, 2020

Second nine opens to complete redesign at Sandy Golf Links

OCM focuses on width and angles at course that neighbours Royal Melbourne.

Keith Foster nears completion of renovation at Coldstream CC
Jon Williams
News | Tue 24 Nov, 2020

Keith Foster nears completion of renovation at Coldstream CC

Architect reintroduces Dick Wilson’s original, bold bunkering as part of work at Ohio club.

Coral Creek Club reopens following Fazio renovation
MDCM Photography
News | Wed 18 Nov, 2020

Coral Creek Club reopens following Fazio renovation

Architect returns to private Florida layout to update bunkers, grasses and drainage.

The Members Club at Grande Dunes reopens course following renovation
Grande Dunes
News | Wed 18 Nov, 2020

The Members Club at Grande Dunes reopens course following renovation

Craig Schreiner returns to South Carolina to complete work on bunkers, greens and drainage.

Chris Wilczynski nears completion of Blythefield renovation
Chris Wilczynski
News | Mon 16 Nov, 2020

Chris Wilczynski nears completion of Blythefield renovation

Architect works in Michigan to restore Langford and Moreau course “with a modern approach”.

Gill Design completes three-hole project at Indian Hills
Garrett Gill
News | Fri 13 Nov, 2020

Gill Design completes three-hole project at Indian Hills

Minnesota club replaces holes five, six and seven in response to flooding earlier this year.

Pender Harbour appoints Lobb + Partners for course review
Courtesy of Lobb + Partners
News | Thu 12 Nov, 2020

Pender Harbour appoints Lobb + Partners for course review

Design firm to help Canadian club “craft a sustainable vision and plan for course improvements”.

New Graham Marsh course at Singapore Island CC uses Profile
Profile Products
News | Wed 11 Nov, 2020

New Graham Marsh course at Singapore Island CC uses Profile

Ceramic soil amendment chosen to help green and tee drainage at famous club.

TPC Harding Park ready to reopen Fleming 9 following re-grassing project
TPC Harding Park
News | Wed 11 Nov, 2020

TPC Harding Park ready to reopen Fleming 9 following re-grassing project

Host of the 2020 PGA Championship is also under way with a renovation of its practice facilities.

Raleigh CC ready to reopen following Kyle Franz renovation
McConnell Golf
News | Fri 06 Nov, 2020

Raleigh CC ready to reopen following Kyle Franz renovation

Architect follows work at Mid Pines and Pine Needles with overhaul of Ross's last design.

TPC Treviso Bay completes $3m golf course renovation
tpc treviso
News | Thu 05 Nov, 2020

TPC Treviso Bay completes $3m golf course renovation

Architect Steve Forrest oversees work on greens and bunkers at private Florida club.

Renaissance completes second phase of renovation at Montclair
LC Lambrecht/Golfstock
News | Wed 04 Nov, 2020

Renaissance completes second phase of renovation at Montclair

Brian Schneider introduces more fairway width, new bunkering and larger putting surfaces.

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The October 2020 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Thu 15 Oct, 2020

The October 2020 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

The cover of our latest issue features the closing green of the newly-restored Fox Chapel GC in Pittsburgh.

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2020
GCA
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 21 Jul, 2020

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2020

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

Country Club of Orlando: Ross's greatest hits
LC Lambrecht/Golfstock
On site | Adam Lawrence

Country Club of Orlando: Ross's greatest hits

Adam Lawrence reports on the distinctly Donald Ross feel at Florida club following Ron Forse’s work.

Seletar Country Club: Space invaders
Golfplan
On site | Adam Lawrence

Seletar Country Club: Space invaders

Golfplan reinvents Singapore course following government land acquisition.

Loch Lomond Golf Club: Drying out
On site | Adam Lawrence

Loch Lomond Golf Club: Drying out

Adam Lawrence visited the famous and exclusive Scottish club, where an enormous renovation project is transforming drainage.

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.

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