Projects

The Glen View Club

Golf, IL // William Flynn (Jim Urbina) // 2013

Bunker restoration and greens expansion at one of the oldest clubs in Chicago.

The Derrick Golf and Winter Club

Edmonton, Alberta // Jeff Mingay // 2013

This total redesign of an existing course transformed a tight, modern course into an open, classic layout in the best traditions of early Golden Age architecture.

Mid Pines Golf Club

Pinehurst, NC // Donald Ross (Kyle Franz) // 2013

Restoration of a Donald Ross classic in the Sandhills region around Pinehurst. Winner 2013 Best Resort Renovation Golf Magazine

The Dunes Club

New Buffalo, MI // Jim Urbina // 2012

The Dunes Club is a nine hole course near the shores of Lake Michigan designed in the spirit of PineValley. We made some modifications while keeping the rugged natural style intact. Currently ranked #33 in Golfweek’s Top 100 Modern Courses.

Stanford University Golf Course

Palo Alto, CA // George Thomas & Billy Bell
(Jay Blasi) // 2012

Creation of a new practice green complex that would also serve as a teaching area. We based the bunkering on 1930’s era photos of bunkers from the main course.

Rockville Links Club              

Rockville Center, NY // Deveraux Emmett
(Jim Urbina) // 2012-

Ongoing bunker restoration project in the sandy plain near Garden City Golf Club. The original design boasts one of the most compelling original bunker layouts I have ever seen.

Paramount Country Club

New City, NY // AW Tillinghast
(Jim Urbina)  // 2011-2012

Restoration of an AW Tillinghast course built on the private estate of Adolph Zukor, the founder of Paramount Pictures. Winner 2013 Best Private Course Renovation Golf Magazine.

Pinehurst Number 2

Pinehurst, NC // Donald Ross
(Coore and Crenshaw) // 2011

Restoration of Donald Ross’ masterpiece, including bunkers and the famous sandy waste areas. Currently ranked #10 on Golf Magazine’s US Top 100 Courses, #16 Golf Magazine’s World Top 100 Courses.

Gleneagles Golf Course         

San Francisco, CA // Jack Fleming
(George Waters) // 2010

Total greens renovation carried out on a San Francisco city park course. Following massive disease damage, the greens were stripped, re-contoured, and re-grassed. The first green was also restored to its original location.

Overlake Golf and CC           

Medinah, WA // AV Macan (Jeff Mingay) // 2010

Ongoing restoration of an AV Macan golf course near the shores of Seattle’s Lake Washington.

Marine Drive Golf Club

Vancouver, BC // AV Macan (Jim Urbina) // 2010

Bunker restoration and greens expansion at a classic-era Vernon Macan course that has been home to numerous top-flight Canadian golfers, both amateur and professional. Currently ranked #92 on Score Golf Top 100 Canadian Courses.

Victoria Golf Club       

Victoria, BC // AV Macan (Jeff Mingay) // 2009-2010

Bunker restoration and landscape planning at one of the oldest courses in North America. The course occupies a spectacular stretch of rocky coastline, with holes right along the ocean. Our work brought consistency to the design and restored many unique features. Currently ranked #23 on Score Golf Top 100 Canadian Courses.

Green Hills Country Club

Millbrae, CA // Alister MacKenzie
(Todd Eckenrode) // 2009

Creation of two new putting greens and a greenside bunker, built in the original MacKenzie style.

Wilshire Country Club

Los Angeles, CA // Norman MacBeth
(Kyle Phillips) // 2009

Full restoration of a unique design. The course is routed around a winding creek with many holes playing directly alongside or over the creek. Bunkering was used liberally in the original design and was heavily influenced by the work of Alister MacKenzie.

PGA Sweden Golf Resort       

Malmo, SWE // Kyle Phillips // 2008

PGA Sweden is a new, 36 hole golf resort, with two very different courses. One is designed in a traditional links style while the other is parkland inspired.

Verdura Golf & Spa Resort

Sicily, ITA // Kyle Phillips // 2008

Verdura is a 45 hole golf resort on the beautiful Sicilian coast. There are views of the Mediterranean from nearly every hole, with several holes playing right along the beach.

Rosapenna Golf Resort           

Donegal, IRE // Tom Doak // 2008

Rosapenna occupies a spectacular stretch of linksland in the northwest corner of Ireland. The resort has 45 holes in total, we remodeled nine holes built in the modern era to better fit with the classic holes designed by Old Tom Morris.

California Golf Club               

South San Francisco, CA // Kyle Phillips // 2007

A mix of restoration and redesign at a course originally designed by Vernon Macan and substantially altered by Alister MacKenzie. Where possible holes were restored, but parts of the original property had been lost to highway projects, challenging architect Kyle Phillips to design several new holes that had a feel and quality consistent with the originals. Currently ranked #36 on Golfweek’s Top 100 Classic Courses, #58 on Golf Magazine US Top 100 Courses.

Aetna Springs Golf Course     

Napa, CA  // Tom Doak // 2006

Aetna Springs is a total redesign of an existing 9 hole course, tucked into a remote corner of the Napa wine country. Winding creeks challenge tee shots and closely guard several greens, while large oak trees flank many of the fairways. The course is enjoyable for a serious match or an evening round with your family, and is always a wonderful walk through an idyllic setting.

The Renaissance Club             

Gullane, Scotland  // Tom Doak // 2006

The Renaissance Club is located between the famous links of Muirfield and North Berwick, on the coast east of Edinburgh. The holes wind through forested sand hills and coastal dunes, creating a more varied experience than many of the classic links.

Rock Creek Cattle Co.            

Deerlodge, MT  // Tom Doak // 2006

A spectacular mountain course with rumpled terrain that feels more like a Scottish links. A rushing stream comes into play on several holes with dramatic mountain views all around. Currently ranked #15 on Golfweek’s Top 100 Modern Courses.

Claremont CC             

Oakland, CA  // Alister MacKenzie (Tom Doak) // 2005

Bunker restoration of a quirky MacKenzie course tucked into the Oakland Hills. The course plays alongside a creek and a cemetery, and features several cross-over holes, a unique routing that only Alister MacKenzie could have imagined.

Pasatiempo Golf Club             

Santa Cruz, CA // Alister MacKenzie (Tom Doak) // 2005

Bunker restoration of one of Alister MacKenzie’s masterpieces and the course he eventually called home. A wealth of photography from early in the course’s history allowed us to perform a very accurate restoration. Currently ranked #31 on Golfweek’s Top 100 Classic Courses, and #53 on Golf Magazine’s US Top 100 Courses

Sebonack Golf Club                

Southampton, NY  // Tom Doak & Jack Nicklaus // 2005

Sebonack occupies one of the most dramatic settings for golf imaginable, a bluff of sandy terrain overlooking Peconic Bay, immediately adjacent to the National Golf Links and Shinnecock Hills. Currently ranked #7 on Golfweek’s Top 100 Modern Courses, and #71 on Golf Magazine’s US Top 100 Courses.