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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Tyler Rae to begin bunker renovation at Woodland this spring
News | Fri 24 Jan, 2020

Tyler Rae to begin bunker renovation at Woodland this spring

Project at Boston club will involve renovation of bunkers and green expansion work.

DeVries completes next phase of long-term project at Pelham
News | Wed 22 Jan, 2020

DeVries completes next phase of long-term project at Pelham

Architect redesigns five holes at New York club, helping them save on irrigation costs.

Sequoyah National to undergo bunker renovation and regrassing
News | Tue 21 Jan, 2020

Sequoyah National to undergo bunker renovation and regrassing

Project to begin at North Carolina club in March, under direction of the Robert Trent Jones II firm.

Former Ocean course at Cabo del Sol reopens as the Cove Club
News | Mon 20 Jan, 2020

Former Ocean course at Cabo del Sol reopens as the Cove Club

The course has been rebranded following renovation work by Nicklaus Design.

Rumbling Bald selects Champion bermuda for Apple Valley greens
News | Mon 20 Jan, 2020

Rumbling Bald selects Champion bermuda for Apple Valley greens

North Carolina resort becomes latest transition zone venue to embrace warm season turf.

Bergin takes to the mountains for Highlands Falls redesign
News | Fri 17 Jan, 2020

Bergin takes to the mountains for Highlands Falls redesign

Architect plans to further “integrate golf into this incredible mountain setting” in North Carolina.

Redesigned Korea venue makes LPGA Tour debut
News | Fri 17 Jan, 2020

Redesigned Korea venue makes LPGA Tour debut

Rees Jones renovates Asiad Country Club ahead of the BMW Ladies Championship, his first project in South Korea.

Sanford under way with Martin County transformation
News | Wed 15 Jan, 2020

Sanford under way with Martin County transformation

First phase of work at Florida facility includes the creation of a new reversible nine-hole layout.

Antognolla enjoys year-round play following RTJ II renovation
News | Wed 15 Jan, 2020

Antognolla enjoys year-round play following RTJ II renovation

Project at Italian resort course saw renovations to bunkers, irrigation and drainage.

BallenIsles CC reopens South course following Rees Jones renovation
News | Tue 14 Jan, 2020

BallenIsles CC reopens South course following Rees Jones renovation

Architect’s eight-month project at Florida club introduces new strategy and shot options.

Harley Kruse completes renovation work at Killara
News | Tue 14 Jan, 2020

Harley Kruse completes renovation work at Killara

Architect reconstructs all green complexes and introduces a sandbelt bunker style at Sydney club.

Olympic and Lake Merced both hire Hanse for masterplanning exercise
News | Mon 13 Jan, 2020

Olympic and Lake Merced both hire Hanse for masterplanning exercise

Top San Francisco clubs pick Philadelphia-based architect to lead projects.

Inglewood concludes centenary by approving restorative work
News | Wed 08 Jan, 2020

Inglewood concludes centenary by approving restorative work

Architect Jeff Mingay to lead final phase of work at 1919 Macan-designed course.

McNeil plans to recapture Ross bunker style at Burlington CC
News | Tue 07 Jan, 2020

McNeil plans to recapture Ross bunker style at Burlington CC

Project at Vermont club also involves extensive subsurface drainage and new forward tees.

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The January 2020 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Thu 16 Jan, 2020

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

The cover of our new issue features Kyle Phillips’ layout at Bernardus Golf in the Netherlands.

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Gopher Watch Competition – January 2020
Gopher Watch, News | Thu 16 Jan, 2020

Gopher Watch Competition – January 2020

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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