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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NEWS

Penha Longa targets better playing conditions with renovation
Penha Longa Resort
News | Mon 25 Oct, 2021

Penha Longa targets better playing conditions with renovation

Portuguese resort to begin regrassing and bunker project at RTJ II-designed Atlantic course.

Tower Tee to open in spring 2022 following Schaupeter redesign
Art Schaupeter
News | Mon 25 Oct, 2021

Tower Tee to open in spring 2022 following Schaupeter redesign

The nine-hole par-three course has greens inspired by famous par threes such as Redan and Eden.

Tripp Davis completes Oaks course renovation at The International
James Sylvia West Tenth Media
News | Wed 20 Oct, 2021

Tripp Davis completes Oaks course renovation at The International

Architect works at Massachusetts club on bunkers, regrassing and adding new tees.

Redesigned East course opens at Verdura Resort
Verdura Resort
News | Mon 18 Oct, 2021

Redesigned East course opens at Verdura Resort

Kyle Phillips design in Sicily, Italy, was damaged by freak storms in 2018.

Tom Lehman begins 45-hole project at Cragun’s Resort in Minnesota
Duininck Golf
News | Tue 12 Oct, 2021

Tom Lehman begins 45-hole project at Cragun’s Resort in Minnesota

Work under way on a new 18 plus transformation of existing 36 to 27-hole layout.

Sunningdale Heath appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont for course plan
Sunningdale Heath Golf Club
News | Mon 11 Oct, 2021

Sunningdale Heath appoints Clayton, DeVries & Pont for course plan

Mike Clayton and Bill Longmuir will lead project on Harry Colt course in Berkshire.

Fazio Design completes renovation at Nassau CC in New York
Evan Schiller
News | Wed 06 Oct, 2021

Fazio Design completes renovation at Nassau CC in New York

Tom Marzolf and Bryan Bowers reposition bunkers to bring them into play for bigger hitters.

Somerset Hills in New Jersey advances bunker project
Capillary Bunkers
News | Fri 01 Oct, 2021

Somerset Hills in New Jersey advances bunker project

Work on Tillinghast course’s hazards includes the installation of new drainage and liners.

Bill Bergin returns to Waterfall Club to continue renovation plan
Dave Sansom
News | Wed 29 Sep, 2021

Bill Bergin returns to Waterfall Club to continue renovation plan

Second phase of project at Georgia club will focus on turf conversion.

Gil Hanse appointed to restore Yale Golf Course

GCA

News | Fri 24 Sep, 2021

Gil Hanse appointed to restore Yale Golf Course

Work planned for 2023 to bring back scale and drama of Macdonald-Raynor layout.

Dirab Golf & Country Club reopens following renovation
Golf Saudi
News | Fri 24 Sep, 2021

Dirab Golf & Country Club reopens following renovation

Golf Saudi oversees redevelopment of both the course and club facilities.

Westhaven GC set to reopen following greens project by Billy Fuller
Westhaven GC
News | Thu 23 Sep, 2021

Westhaven GC set to reopen following greens project by Billy Fuller

First phase of work at Tennessee club includes the redesign of six greens and turfgrass conversion.

Eagle Mountain completes renovation on Scott Miller-designed course
Troon
News | Tue 21 Sep, 2021

Eagle Mountain completes renovation on Scott Miller-designed course

Project at Arizona club focuses on improving agronomic conditions and bunker playability.

Sea Pines CC prepares to reopen following course renovation
Sea Pines CC
News | Mon 20 Sep, 2021

Sea Pines CC prepares to reopen following course renovation

Phil Smith’s work at South Carolina club focuses on regrassing, bunkers and the practice facilities.

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MAGAZINE

The October 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!
Magazine, News | Tue 19 Oct, 2021

The October 2021 issue of Golf Course Architecture is out now!

Our cover features the first hole of the new St Patrick’s Links course at Rosapenna.

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2021
Gopher Watch, News | Tue 19 Oct, 2021

Gopher Watch Competition – October 2021

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

Kedleston Park: Constant improvement
Kevin Murray
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Kedleston Park: Constant improvement

Richard Humphreys reports on irrigation upgrades that have brought uniformity to playing surfaces at a classic English parkland course.

Shadow Wood CC: Out of the shadows
AdVenture Southwest Florida
Feature | Richard Humphreys

Shadow Wood CC: Out of the shadows

Three-course renovation gives Florida community a new lease of life.

The San Roque Club: A new life for the Old
The San Roque Club
Feature | Toby Ingleton

The San Roque Club: A new life for the Old

The team behind the renovation of the Old course is focused on a sustainable future.

Top of the charts
GMS Golf
On site | Adam Lawrence

Top of the charts

Adam Lawrence visits Chart Hills to see the work being carried out on the parkland layout.

Congressional change
Congressional CC/James Lewis
On site | Bradley Klein

Congressional change

The Blue course at Congressional Country Club, host of four majors, has been stripped back, as Bradley Klein reports.

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