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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Progolf completes Greg Letsche redesign at Pfalz
News | Tue 23 Jul, 2019

Progolf completes Greg Letsche redesign at Pfalz

Construction firm oversees building of new green complexes, tees, fairways and bunkers at German club.

Doug Carrick prepares two-hole redesign at Burlington
News | Mon 22 Jul, 2019

Doug Carrick prepares two-hole redesign at Burlington

Architect to revamp the fifth and seventeenth holes at Canadian club.

Lester George begins renovation at Kinloch Golf Club
News | Mon 22 Jul, 2019

Lester George begins renovation at Kinloch Golf Club

Project aims to bring Virginia club up to modern standards of maintenance technologies and sustainability.

Infinite Variety Golf Design nears completion of Hulencourt renovation
News | Fri 19 Jul, 2019

Infinite Variety Golf Design nears completion of Hulencourt renovation

Architect firm overhauls bunkers, green surrounds and tees on Le Vallon course in Belgium.

Royal Malta hires Macpherson to extend and redesign course
News | Thu 18 Jul, 2019

Royal Malta hires Macpherson to extend and redesign course

Construction work on country’s only course is expected to begin in 2020.

Nicklaus donates time to Folds of Honor for new American Dunes
News | Mon 15 Jul, 2019

Nicklaus donates time to Folds of Honor for new American Dunes

Construction is progressing on the transformation of the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan.

Ken Moodie continues bunker renovation work at Lindrick
News | Fri 12 Jul, 2019

Ken Moodie continues bunker renovation work at Lindrick

Architect says hazards are being remodelled to provide ‘much better visual framing’.

Gaunt returns to Meltham for final phase of remodelling project
News | Mon 08 Jul, 2019

Gaunt returns to Meltham for final phase of remodelling project

Project at UK club includes renovation of all bunkers, drainage and a couple of green complexes.

Jeffrey Brauer to address water issues at Iron Horse
News | Fri 05 Jul, 2019

Jeffrey Brauer to address water issues at Iron Horse

Architect also seeks to open up playing corridors at Dick Phelps-designed Texas municipal.

McCall Lake golf course reopens following renovation
News | Tue 02 Jul, 2019

McCall Lake golf course reopens following renovation

Wade Horrocks completes overhaul of Calgary municipal following significant investment.

Kenwood CC to begin Kendale course renovation in August
News | Mon 01 Jul, 2019

Kenwood CC to begin Kendale course renovation in August

Fry/Straka uses original William Diddle materials to guide design work at Cincinnati club.

Schlegel begins renovation work on Palmetto course at Myrtlewood
News | Thu 27 Jun, 2019

Schlegel begins renovation work on Palmetto course at Myrtlewood

Greens will be restored to original sizes and shapes with reference to Ed Ault’s 1970s drawings.

Redesign of Ocean course takes shape at Cabo del Sol
News | Thu 27 Jun, 2019

Redesign of Ocean course takes shape at Cabo del Sol

Redevelopment plan includes replacement of current beachside seventh and seventeenth holes.

John Fought completes renovation work at Alpine CC
News | Tue 25 Jun, 2019

John Fought completes renovation work at Alpine CC

Architect’s work at Utah club includes overhaul of bunkers and updated practice facilities.

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MAGAZINE

The July 2019 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 16 Jul, 2019

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

The cover of our new issue features the new eighth hole at Royal Portrush’s Dunluce course.

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2019
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 16 Jul, 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Royal Portrush: Key changes for the 2019 Open
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Royal Portrush: Key changes for the 2019 Open

An overview of the alterations that architects Mackenzie & Ebert have made to the Dunluce course.

“Many bunkers add difficulty for average players but are superfluous for the Tour player”
Interview | Richard Humphreys

“Many bunkers add difficulty for average players but are superfluous for the Tour player”

Tom Doak discusses the renovation of Memorial Park golf course, which will host the PGA Tour’s Houston Open.

“The timing couldn’t have been better”
Interview | Toby Ingleton

“The timing couldn’t have been better”

Andy Staples discusses his master plan of renovations for Olympia Fields’ South course.

Restoring the original design strategy at Laem Chabang
Interview | Richard Humphreys

Restoring the original design strategy at Laem Chabang

Nicklaus Design associate Sean Quinn discusses the renovation of the Mountain nine at Thai club.

Old Oakland: “A challenging and enjoyable round of golf, day in, day out”
Interview | Richard Humphreys

Old Oakland: “A challenging and enjoyable round of golf, day in, day out”

Ron Kern discusses his approach to the 27-hole renovation at the private club in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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