PGA Tour players who think they know Trump National Doral's Blue Monster course will be in for a shock. After Gil Hanse's renovation, forget the old yardage books or memories of previous putts made.
Perhaps more down-to-earth renovations such as the one done at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa’s Legends Course will get golf back to what it’s supposed to be: interesting and enjoyable, rather than a chore.
Larry Packard, one of the most prolific golf course architects of the post-World War II era, died Jan. 28 at his home at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla. Packard was 101.
Changes at Royal Troon touch almost every hole but are not intended to lengthen the course in advance of its hosting the 2016 British Open.
Golf-course architect Lloyd M. Clifton Sr., died Dec. 10, 2013 at the age of 89 years old.
In a Q&A with Golfweek, Mike Keiser shares his thoughts on how to build greens, his tendency to go against the grain, and the similarities between golf and greeting cards.
Golfweek senior writer Bradley S. Klein recently penned the book, "Wide Open Fairways: A Journey Across The Landscapes Of Modern Golf," which shares his insights on golf course architecture.
Nobody will confuse The Course at Sewanee as architect Gil Hanse’s magnum opus, but his minimalist reputation fits right in with a layout featuring "such perfect rolls on top of a mountain," he says.
Nearly a century ago, Donald Ross applied the final touches to his new course at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club. Having spent much time in North Carolina’s Sandhills – notably for his work at nearby Pinehurst – Ross was familiar with the sandy ground, wiregrass and tall, slender pines that define golf courses in the region.
Sure, the Old Course has undergone changes over the years. But any time the big machines start digging at St. Andrews, golf holds its breath.
The International Golf Club & Resort’s Pines Course will host the inaugural Geoffrey Cornish Invitational Golf Tournament on Aug. 15.
Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club - a Lone Star hideaway in Frankston, Texas - delivers a sandhills-type thrill.
Donald Trump is finalizing the purchase of the 50-year-old, 650-acre Doral Resort and Spa near Miami for $150 million, two sources close to the deal told Golfweek.
Geoffrey Cornish, reputed to have designed more golf courses in New England than any other architect, died Feb. 10. He was 97. No cause of death was listed.
Shadow Creek still stands atop casino courses list.
Public Education: A crash course in great architecture just might help your game. Bradley S. Klein explains.
Bradley S. Klein: Alister MacKenzie, trained in the art of concealment, transformed Australian golf with Royal Melbourne, site of this week's Presidents Cup.
With U.S. golf-course development virtually nonexistent, many American golf architects have been piling up frequent-flier miles.
Royal St. George’s, host of the 2011 British Open, demands control off the tee and near the greens, even after the ball touches down. Bradley S. Klein reports.
For all the tornadic devastation loosed on Alabama last week, golf courses seem to have been spared the worst of the impact.
See images of the renovation work at Royal Troon in 2014, advancing its hosting of the 2016 British Open championship.
Before-and-after photos of the changes made to Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Fla.