Golf Course Architecture

Essays & Perspectives

January 23, 2019

“Don’t worry about par.  The practice of printing par figures is literally a mental hazard”

Bobby Jones

“Immediately when we attempt to standardize sizes, shapes and distances we lose more than half the pleasure of the game.”

HS Colt

“Classic designers weren’t worried...

January 16, 2019

“The made course cannot compete with the natural one”

George C. Thomas, Golf Course Architecture in America

We lead busy lives.  More information and more options provide more distractions and more dilemmas.   Our identities are tied directly to where we live and work....

January 9, 2019

"Golf is the Great Mystery. Like some capricious goddess, it bestows favors with what would appear an almost fat-headed lack of method and discrimination." - P. G. Wodehouse

The word “fair” is often used by golfers, both professional and amateur, weekend and low handi...

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