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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Rees Jones progresses with Fairview bunker renovation
News | Wed 19 Feb, 2020

Rees Jones progresses with Fairview bunker renovation

Design firm focuses on restoring the original Robert Trent Jones bunker style at Connecticut club.

Ebert oversees changes at Royal Liverpool ahead of 2022 Open
News | Tue 18 Feb, 2020

Ebert oversees changes at Royal Liverpool ahead of 2022 Open

First phase of work at historic links includes the creation of a new short par-three seventeenth.

Construction begins on Rijks’ new designs for Schaerweijde
News | Thu 13 Feb, 2020

Construction begins on Rijks’ new designs for Schaerweijde

Architect plans renovation of greens and bunkers at nine-hole layout in the Netherlands.

Cervone under way with bunker renovation at Raintree CC
News | Mon 03 Feb, 2020

Cervone under way with bunker renovation at Raintree CC

Architect aims to reduce maintenance and improve playability of bunkers at North Carolina club.

LPGA International in Florida completes renovation project
News | Thu 30 Jan, 2020

LPGA International in Florida completes renovation project

Work started immediately after autumn 2019 takeover by Fore Golf Partners.

Collier’s Reserve hires Hills Forrest Smith for renovation
News | Tue 28 Jan, 2020

Collier’s Reserve hires Hills Forrest Smith for renovation

$3.7m project on Naples course includes expansion of greens and restoration of design.

Ken Moodie plans long-term vision for Sand Moor
News | Mon 27 Jan, 2020

Ken Moodie plans long-term vision for Sand Moor

First phase of work includes new and remodelled bunkers plus heather planting on five holes.

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.

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Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available
Magazine, News | Wed 05 Feb, 2020

Special edition of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available

Latest issue devoted to the eighth annual ASGCA Design Excellence Recognition Program.

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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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ARTICLES

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.

“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.

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