January 29, 2019 By: Ron Whitten — Back in the fall of 1987, Gilbert S. Hanse was a 24-year-old aspiring golf architect who’d just left Cornell University to spend six months in Scotland examining its great courses. During his stay, […]
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January 13, 2019 — A Monday check-in with Erik, Colt and Evan Roosevelt. Also, a conversation with former podcast guest Gil Hanse and a discussion on Tiger Woods’ house during his major run. Listen to the full show on PlayerFM. Back to News. Back to Home.
January 10, 2019 By: Jason Lusk — How do you copy some of the most famous, trickiest, golf ball-repelling greens in the world, especially when they await next door? Simple answer: You don’t. Much is rightfully made of the raised and crowned greens […]
December 13, 2018 By: Golf Editors — Planting your peg on the first tee of a great new course is like waking up on Christmas morning. You may have some idea about the gifts that await, but the surprise is half the […]
December 5, 2018 By: Art Stricklin FRISCO, Texas — In a deal nearly five years in the making, the PGA of America is moving its national headquarters to a raw piece of land on the north end of this booming […]
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November 29, 2018 By: Ron Whitten — Reinvention and reaffirmation are the themes of Golf Digest’s Best New Course winners for 2018. The Black Course at Streamsong Resort, the third 18 at the hugely popular central Florida golf mecca, prevails in […]
November 28, 2018 — It was great to have Erik – and Snowball – in Pinehurst a few weeks ago, and it’s been even more fun to watch the great videos Erik has put together from his visit. And this one […]
November 22, 2018 GolfGetaways Podcast — Listen Here Pinehurst. The name itself oozes golf history, iconic courses and the best architects in our game, beginning with the legendary Donald Ross. On Episode 118 of the “Talking GolfGetaways” podcast, hosts Mitch Laurance […]
November 19, 2018 By: Jim McCabe — Few acts of nature take place in a cover of solitude quite like the growing of grass and maintaining of turf conditions. Unless, of course, you include those who take charge of the grass-growing and […]
October 27, 2018 Interview with GolfWorld — This morning, Bill Kittleman, one of our design partners and the head pro at Merion from 1963-’96, came out to the 15th green to discuss the finishing touches of our restoration work there. It’s always […]
October 25, 2018 By: Josh Sens — When PGA Tour pros gripe about the wraparound season, they get no sympathy from us. In our view, the good life is golf, uninterrupted, a steady dose of tee times in winter, spring, summer and […]
October 19, 2018 By: Michael Croley — A series of redesigns have returned historic links to their rougher, more natural states. Gil Hanse was confused. He was standing in the fairway on the 18th hole of the No. 4 course at Pinehurst Resort in […]
October 13, 2018 By: Stephen Hennessey — Gil Hanse’s redesign work has gained notoriety and praise, particularly over the past couple of years—working at some of our country’s best courses, such as Merion (East), Winged Foot (West and East), Los Angeles […]