As golf rounds have generally remained flat or declined slightly over the past decade I was curious what factors drive your decision where to play golf. To me, the decision usually falls into one of the following categories: -I want to play the lowest cost course, no matter the design or condition. -I want to… Continue reading What Drives Your Decision Where to Play Golf?
In today's time-strapped society it seems more and more golfers are playing less or giving up the game. To counter this, an emphasis in golf course design and renovation in recent years has been to focus on designing courses that can be played more easily and faster. This includes nine-hole, executive and par three courses.… Continue reading The “Short” Course – is it worth your time?
Are Golf Courses Too Hard? I attended a forum at the Golf Industry Show in San Diego a few weeks ago where one of the panelists jokingly commented that, when many golf course architects design courses, they probably don't consider just how hard they are making the courses. Does this panelist have a point? Are… Continue reading Are Golf Courses Too Hard?