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Course Design

Brookline’s Wee Par-3 Ready For Big Stage

When the U.S. Open returns to The Country Club in 2022 after a 34-year absence, the composite course will include a once-overlooked wee...

Pace Walks Readers Through Carolinas

Ron Green Jr. takes a look at a new book by longtime Carolinas golf writer Lee Pace, which focuses on the beauty in...

Torrey Pines Delivers Championship Muni Vibe

There is a lot to like about Torrey Pines, the site of this week’s U.S. Open. Our John Steinbreder takes an inside look.

Fazio Team Brings Raynor Back To Life At Fox Chapel

Tom Fazio and his design team have done a masterful job restoring Fox Chapel Golf Club, a Seth Raynor design in western Pennsylvania....

Adjustability Key To Monster-Long Ocean Course

The total scorecard yardage is 7,876, giving the Ocean Course the distinction – probably temporary – of being the longest course in major...

Making The Hay While The Sun Is Shining

Simply put, the Hay – a short course at the Pebble Beach Golf Resort – is a gas to play. It also makes...

Belmont

American Golf History Meets Its Future At Belmont

The Belmont Golf Club that reopens May 24 will be both familiar and new to golfers in the Richmond, Virginia, area. Twelve of...

Abbreviated Course Offers Unbridled Fun

“If the TPC Stadium Course and Topgolf had a love child, it would be The Yards.” Our Ron Green Jr. has the story

Aussie Makeover Of Medinah

Geoff Ogilvy And Partners Stage Surprise Upset In Redesign Bid

A small design firm in Melbourne, Australia, has won the contract to fully redesign Medinah Country Club’s famed No. 3 course outside Chicago...

McLemore No. 18

The Best Mountaintop Course in America? 

McLemore Atop Lookout Mountain Makes A Strong Case

When it comes to course architecture, “great”, “mountain” and “golf” are not words that get strung together often, but McLemore atop Lookout Mountain...

KCCC Discovers Opportunity

When Kansas City Country Club recently happened upon a 1927 duplicate of A.W. Tillinghast design drawings, it confirmed that KCCC indeed was a...

Payne's Valley

Payne’s Valley Is Tiger’s Fitting Tribute To Stewart

Payne's Valley is the new course from Tiger Woods' TGR Design, and as our John Steinbreder reports, it adds to an already stellar lineup...