Golf Course Architecture & Design


Golf Course Architecture & Design

Golf course design is arguably the purest form of landscape architecture. If designed properly it displays stewardship towards the land & complements its natural form and features. It is at the core of landscape architecture & ought to be embraced.

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SketchUp for Golf Course Design 2 Replies

Started by Steven Bauer. Last reply by Mike Nuzzo Sep 13, 2010.

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Comment by Ryan Budge, RLA on February 19, 2014 at 2:22pm

I just attended the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club in LAX.  What an amazing track and golf course that is! Is anyone else involved in the golf scene?

Comment by Arnot Nooroso on February 20, 2011 at 8:33am

I need more info for Golf course , to complementary knowledge for Landscape


Comment by Matei Radu on December 2, 2010 at 12:15am
nice renderings Peter very nice
Comment by Peter Scott on December 1, 2010 at 7:13pm
Golf course architecture is a really true test of large and small scale visionary deisgn and extremely rigorous construction and engineering techniques. ..... And, it is really fun.
Comment by Peter Scott on December 1, 2010 at 7:12pm
some freehand and computer graphics from my projectsniao.jpg
Comment by Peter Scott on December 1, 2010 at 7:02pm
Comment by Chad Weinand on January 13, 2010 at 3:52pm
Ryan, to answer your question from November, I am an avid golfer with a single digit handicap. I was drawn to golf design because I had a love for the game, then developed a love for the golf design industry and golf architecture. Something romantic about the whole industry to me.

I think you have to be a good stick in order to be respected in the golf design scene. A lot of business is done on the golf course in the golf industry and if you are a bad player, you lose respect and potentially lose business, in my opinion.
Comment by John Gibbons on January 13, 2010 at 2:39pm
Fix, repair or replace all those hardscape areas used for erosion control such as in the photo above. Try a vegetatable solution that is a permanent repair to many erosion issues. With the value of 1sq ft of golf course being as high as it is it is shame for erosion to eat it up. Deltalok USA Ecology Units will provide a permanent vegetatable solution.
Comment by Matei Radu on January 13, 2010 at 2:25pm
i want you guys to ask wich book do you recomand for me regarding Golf course design and construction, i have one called :Golf Course Design by Robert Muir Graves & Geoffrey Cornish, i really want to learn the technical parts of golf course construction..thnx
Comment by Ryan Budge, RLA on January 13, 2010 at 2:18pm
I just downloaded the "Golf Card" GPS yardage finder for the android 2.0 and it's awesome!

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