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The one that got away – thank g...

The one that got away – thank goodness!
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Much Ado About Nothing 2015 US Open a...

Much Ado About Nothing 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay
Chambers Bay – Hole #12 – net in fairway to preserve area turf the pro’s are expected to hit their drive or approach. Foreground – barriers to keep players out of the rough so it grows for the US Open. (sound familiar? – US Open – high rough…) The hype is ramping up for the US Open at Chambers Bay.  W [...]

A Decade of Golf Design…

A Decade of Golf Design…
  Golf Course Architecture magazine recently published A decade of golf design: industry figures reflect on the past ten years.  The article provides comments from golf architects and others; their experience in the profession and golf industry, over the past 10 years. This is an excerpt from the article, “Some are still in the same pla [...]

Golf News December 2014

If you are interested in golf industry news, take a look at  Robert J. Vasilak’s “World Golf Report”.  Mr. Vasilak seems to be ahead of the curve, when it comes to reporting golf development news.  I’m sure you will also enjoy his sharp wit. Below, are some excerpts we “borrowed” from his column – whi [...]

Bay Hill and Omni Tucson National thi...

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It’s an unusual week – the US PGA is playing the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill and the US Senior PGA is at Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National. Both venues have ties to vHS&B. While working with Dick Wilson, Robert worked on Bay Hill – way before it became “the house that Arny built” – as [...]

Anfi Tauro -Gran Canaria – Spai...

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Recently came across this video of Anfi Tauro.  It actually provides a good overview of Anfi.  And, we love the British narrator (even his swing looks completely relaxed)!! As he say’s, “Let’s have a look…” Anfi Tauro was the longest golf design project we’ve ever undertaken.  In fact, it likely competes f [...]

Florida land development decision cou...

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Approximately 150 golf courses close each year.  This has been the trend for past 5 years at least.  And, this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. Many of these golf courses are associated with – and impact adjacent residential real estate.  But, what happens to the land when a golf course closes.  Today, this issue is being [...]

Bill Huffman: writes about Robert von...

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Von Hagge left imprint on Arizona Posted By:  Bill Huffman Posted On:  10-21-10 By BILL HUFFMAN Having covered golf in this state for 25 years, I have had the privilege of meeting many of the great golf course architects who have left their imprints on Arizona. One of those who particularly impressed me for his creativity and vivid personalit [...]

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