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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Handsworth opens three new holes following flood management project
News | Thu 19 Sep, 2019

Handsworth opens three new holes following flood management project

Jonathan Gaunt oversees changes to reflect “high architectural calibre of the Colt-designed course”.

Chaska approves Artisan Golf Design’s redesign plans for short course
News | Wed 18 Sep, 2019

Chaska approves Artisan Golf Design’s redesign plans for short course

Benjamin Warren to overhaul Minnesota municipal, which neighbours Hazeltine National.

Swan restores 1920s bunker style at Huddersfield GC
News | Tue 17 Sep, 2019

Swan restores 1920s bunker style at Huddersfield GC

Architect makes use of historic materials to guide renovation work at UK club.

Eckenrode completes renovation work at La Jolla
News | Mon 16 Sep, 2019

Eckenrode completes renovation work at La Jolla

Project at California club includes bunker work, reshaping of green surrounds and some new greens.

RBT Design and Tataurangi progress with Riverside transformation
News | Fri 13 Sep, 2019

RBT Design and Tataurangi progress with Riverside transformation

NZ$10 million project on former Lochiel site aims to “create a brand-new golf experience”.

Oxbow CC opens rebuilt course following flood protection work
News | Wed 11 Sep, 2019

Oxbow CC opens rebuilt course following flood protection work

RTJ II renovation of North Dakota course integrates with new levee to protect community.

Gleneagles reinvents two par threes on the Queen’s course
News | Tue 10 Sep, 2019

Gleneagles reinvents two par threes on the Queen’s course

Thirteenth and fourteenth on James Braid layout now feature new tees and native heather.

Bethesda renovation aims for 'inspired and memorable golf experience’
News | Thu 05 Sep, 2019

Bethesda renovation aims for 'inspired and memorable golf experience’

McDonald Design Group overhaul of Maryland layout will be completed for 2021 golf season.

Clyde Johnston completes Hollow Creek course at The Reserve Club
News | Tue 27 Aug, 2019

Clyde Johnston completes Hollow Creek course at The Reserve Club

Architect adds six new holes to South Carolina layout, twelve years after completing first ten holes.

Moodie continues with bunker renovation at West Surrey
News | Fri 23 Aug, 2019

Moodie continues with bunker renovation at West Surrey

Architect returns to UK club this autumn for penultimate phase of five-year project.

Significant changes to two holes at historic Royal Cinque Ports
News | Wed 21 Aug, 2019

Significant changes to two holes at historic Royal Cinque Ports

Martin Ebert-led alterations to third and sixteenth holes at UK club.

MJ Abbott mobilises resources rapidly for repair work at London Golf Club
News | Mon 19 Aug, 2019

MJ Abbott mobilises resources rapidly for repair work at London Golf Club

Construction firm renovates 175 flood-damaged bunkers in a single month.

Allerton Manor plans extensive work as part of £20 million transformation
News | Fri 16 Aug, 2019

Allerton Manor plans extensive work as part of £20 million transformation

Liverpool golf facility hires International Design Group to create a new championship layout.

Chenequa CC hires Fry/Straka to develop master plan
News | Thu 15 Aug, 2019

Chenequa CC hires Fry/Straka to develop master plan

Architects will study the Tom Bendelow design “to see which pieces should and could be restored”.

LATEST
MAGAZINE

Fall 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available
Magazine, News | Thu 12 Sep, 2019

Fall 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Architects share their experiences of designing golf courses for universities.

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

“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.

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.

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