April 1, 2019 By: Ryan Herrington — Save for the eight years from 1965 to 1972 in which the U.S. Amateur was contested at stroke play, a 36-hole championship match to decide the winner has been a staple of the USGA’s […]
April 2, 2019 By: ThePilot.com — History will be made this summer when Pinehurst Resort & Country Club hosts the 36-hole match-play final of the 119th U.S. Amateur Championship on two courses. When the 2019 championship begins on Monday, Aug. 12, […]
March 13, 2019 By: Chris Swafford — Students at the First Tee of Tulsa, and anyone else who practices at Mohawk Park, are now the beneficiaries of the good heart of golf architect Gil Hanse, who is currently completing a […]
March 2, 2019 By: Jay Flemma — SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY — It’s going to sweep every award this year, and it deserves it. Everything that you have heard, or will hear about the renovation of Sleepy Hollow Country Club is […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 12, 2018 By: Richard Humphreys — Golf course architect Gil Hanse has been chosen as the designer of a new 18-hole course at Les Bordes Golf International in Saint-Laurent-Nouan, France. Hanse has designed a 7,365-yard layout to the west of […]