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Renovation

  • Improved irrigation spurs course’s resurgence

    December 2020
    With its recent irrigation system overhaul, once-struggling Anthem Country Club near Las Vegas is singing a new tune. Stakeholders discuss overcoming obstacles both geographic and financial.
  • Practice facility upgrades: A tale of two clubs

    October 22, 2020
    Practicing is popular, and an appealing practice facility can boost both business and golf participation. Two superintendents share how their clubs approached recent revamps.
  • A very 2020 golf course renovation project

    July 2020
    Few things were “normal” about a recent hole renovation at a Pennsylvania club, from the timing of the work to the financing behind it to a curveball known as coronavirus.
  • 9 takes on golf course bunker renovations

    November 21, 2019
    Because one bunker-revamp size doesn’t fit all: Snapshots of nine Illinois superintendents’ recent bunker renovations and their advice for others embarking on such projects.
  • Corica Park South Course: A sustainability standout

    April 2019
    Recycled materials — including secondhand turf from the Oakland Raiders — drought-tolerant grasses, rainwater collection and targeted irrigation are all components of the new-look California course.
  • Golf course greens renovation advice

    September 2018
    A distillation of research to help superintendents spearhead a greens renovation, minimize course closure and ensure a long-lasting finished product.
  • The art of golf course bunker removal

    September 2018
    An Ohio superintendent shares his process for eliminating bunkers — and the resources they require — while maintaining golf course aesthetics and architectural integrity.
  • Self-service: Renovation at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

    November 2017
    Arizona superintendent Ryan Kreizenbeck tried his hand at design during a recent renovation project, and the result has drawn rave reviews from all involved at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club.
  • Fast forward: Davenport Country Club

    October 2017
    The makeover of Iowa’s Davenport Country Club offers a blueprint for renovating on an aggressive timeline as well as recapturing a storied course’s original personality.
  • Intentions at Inverness

    September 29, 2017
    Historic Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, is undergoing major changes to restore its past yet still address the modern game.
  • Much ado about Midland

    September 2017
    The two-part transformation of a West Texas course brought its share of unusual obstacles, unexpected lessons and unique triumphs, all culminating in a refreshed look and feel just in time for the club’s 90th anniversary.
  • Assessing golf course infrastructure

    August 2017
    How long can you expect the many, varied components of your course to last? A veteran superintendent breaks down infrastructure life spans to help you optimally plan and budget for future restoration, renovation and replacement work.