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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Amata Spring completes first phase of bunker project
Amata Spring Country Club
News | Thu 06 Aug, 2020

Amata Spring completes first phase of bunker project

Thai club is returning bunkers closer to original design and make them ’almost maintenance free’.

Washtenaw appoints Raymond Hearn to develop long-range course plan
Raymond Hearn
News | Tue 04 Aug, 2020

Washtenaw appoints Raymond Hearn to develop long-range course plan

Architect’s proposals include green expansion, tree removal and bunker work.

Andrew Green nears completion of US$5m renovation of Eisenhower
Michael Senneca
News | Tue 04 Aug, 2020

Andrew Green nears completion of US$5m renovation of Eisenhower

Architect removes every bunker on public layout in Maryland for greater sustainability.

Champions Golf Club prepares for US Women’s Open
Champions Golf Club
News | Fri 31 Jul, 2020

Champions Golf Club prepares for US Women’s Open

Beau Welling and Heritage Links collaborate with Texas club on bunker renovation project.

Doug Carrick begins penultimate phase of work at Fontana GC
News | Wed 29 Jul, 2020

Doug Carrick begins penultimate phase of work at Fontana GC

Project at Austrian club is designed to restore course’s position as number one in the country.

The Club at Lac La Belle unveils renovated course
Mike Baldwin/ The Club at Lac La Belle
News | Tue 28 Jul, 2020

The Club at Lac La Belle unveils renovated course

Craig Haltom builds four holes on new land and reroutes the remainder on Wisconsin layout.

Beau Welling to redesign course at Country Club in Tasmania
Country Club Estate Tasmania
News | Fri 24 Jul, 2020

Beau Welling to redesign course at Country Club in Tasmania

Firm’s first project in Australia will anchor a new residential and community development.

RTJ II redesigns Tanah Merah’s Garden course in Singapore
Tanah Merah Country Club
News | Thu 23 Jul, 2020

RTJ II redesigns Tanah Merah’s Garden course in Singapore

Project has included rebuilding every bunker and reducing the distance of green-to-tee walks.

Meadowbrook CC selects Kevin Hargrave for bunker renovation
Courtesy of Meadowbrook CC
News | Mon 20 Jul, 2020

Meadowbrook CC selects Kevin Hargrave for bunker renovation

Two-year project at Missouri club will also include tree clearing and work on tees and fairway lines.

Crans-sur-Sierre progresses with changes despite challenges of Covid-19
Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club
News | Thu 16 Jul, 2020

Crans-sur-Sierre progresses with changes despite challenges of Covid-19

Latest phase of work includes expanding putting green and changes to green and tee complexes.

Royal Dornoch unveils revised seventh hole
Royal Dornoch and Matthew Harris
News | Mon 13 Jul, 2020

Royal Dornoch unveils revised seventh hole

Mackenzie & Ebert’s work at Scottish course opens sea views and restores playing options.

Empordà Golf Resort under way with two-course renovation
Emporda Golf Resort
News | Fri 03 Jul, 2020

Empordà Golf Resort under way with two-course renovation

Mafer Golf oversees construction on Links and Forest layouts, both designed by Robert von Hagge.

Wilczynski develops new master plan for Pine River CC
Chris Wilczynski
News | Thu 02 Jul, 2020

Wilczynski develops new master plan for Pine River CC

Architect will restore the design intent of the original nine holes at private Michigan club.

Tyler Rae completes renovation work at Woodland GC
Tyler Rae
News | Tue 30 Jun, 2020

Tyler Rae completes renovation work at Woodland GC

Architect oversees construction of new bunkers as well as expansions of greens at Boston club.

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The July 2020 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 21 Jul, 2020

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

The cover of our new issue features Coore & Crenshaw’s Sheep Ranch course at Bandon Dunes.

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

Gopher Watch Competition – July 2020

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

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FEATURE
ARTICLES

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.

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.

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