SHORT
COURSES

Short courses are a popular option for golf clubs for many reasons. They allow golfers to have a complete golf experience in a smaller window of time and using a smaller parcel of land, they can be a great environment for introducing new golfers to the sport and a fun way for all types of players to work on their game.

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NEWS

Wilczynski and DeVries design short game area for University of Michigan
News | Thu 06 Jun, 2019

Wilczynski and DeVries design short game area for University of Michigan

New practice complex features two large greens, three bunkers, as well as fairway and rough areas.

Whitman and Axland collaborate for new short course at Cabot Links
News | Fri 24 May, 2019

Whitman and Axland collaborate for new short course at Cabot Links

Architects design par-three layout on rolling ground with views of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

New ‘Wellness Golf’ facility opens at Chablé Resort
News | Thu 23 May, 2019

New ‘Wellness Golf’ facility opens at Chablé Resort

Agustín Pizá designs unique short layout surrounded by a Mayan forest.

Andrew Green restores Donald Ross features at Cape Fear
News | Thu 09 May, 2019

Andrew Green restores Donald Ross features at Cape Fear

Architect rebuilds greens at lower elevation to promote the ground game.

Harradine Golf gets green light for Tunis project
News | Thu 25 Apr, 2019

Harradine Golf gets green light for Tunis project

Architect firm receives approval for construction to begin on nine-hole course in Tunisia.

Erin Hills unveils new Fry/Straka putting course
News | Fri 19 Apr, 2019

Erin Hills unveils new Fry/Straka putting course

Former US Open venue features an “unbelievably dramatic” green with 12 feet of elevation change.

DuPont CC repurposes Monchanin course for new practice facility
News | Mon 18 Mar, 2019

DuPont CC repurposes Monchanin course for new practice facility

Sanford Golf Design creates five-hole short game area and putting course for Delaware club

The Hills Golf Club opens ‘elastic’ par three course
News | Wed 13 Mar, 2019

The Hills Golf Club opens ‘elastic’ par three course

Darius Oliver designs new nine-hole ‘The Farm’ layout for private New Zealand club.

Michiel Van der Vaart works on 27 holes at Kroonprins
News | Mon 26 Nov, 2018

Michiel Van der Vaart works on 27 holes at Kroonprins

Dutch club to open par three layout in 2019 following recent opening of its 18-hole course.

David Williams transforms short game area at Madrid club
News | Fri 19 Oct, 2018

David Williams transforms short game area at Madrid club

Architect extends and redesigns practice facility at von Hagge-designed Real Sociedad Hípica Española.

David Williams reworks three holes on Ballesteros nine at Pedreña
News | Mon 24 Sep, 2018

David Williams reworks three holes on Ballesteros nine at Pedreña

Architect will also renovate two more holes on the Spanish club’s Harry Colt-designed course.

Construction of new par three course underway in Czech Republic
News | Tue 21 Aug, 2018

Construction of new par three course underway in Czech Republic

Jonathan Davison says designs like Golf Park Lhotka “are needed to introduce the game to new golfers”.

Infinite Variety creates new reversible course for German club
News | Mon 20 Aug, 2018

Infinite Variety creates new reversible course for German club

Golfanlage Patting Hochriesblick has also opened a nine-hole par-three course.

Norby adds three new holes to Edgewater course in North Dakota
News | Thu 16 Aug, 2018

Norby adds three new holes to Edgewater course in North Dakota

Grassing begins at New Town track following construction of a road through the nine-hole layout.

LATEST
MAGAZINE

Summer 2019 issue of ASGCA’s By Design magazine now available
Magazine, News | Wed 19 Jun, 2019

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

Members talk about golf projects that they have worked on in emerging golf markets.

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2019
Gopher Watch, News | Wed 17 Apr, 2019

Gopher Watch Competition – April 2019

Which course has Sandy the gopher visited this month?

FEATURE
ARTICLES

“Brazil isn’t exactly the Mecca of golf”
Interview | Richard Humphreys

“Brazil isn’t exactly the Mecca of golf”

Claudio Golombek talks about golf development in Brazil and his short layout at Golf Ville Resort.

What does the future of golf course architecture hold?
Feature | Adam Lawrence

What does the future of golf course architecture hold?

How the profession may change between now and 2030.

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