Golf Stormwater Architect

Golf Stormwater Architect

Golf Course Architecture – Stormwater Architect Renovating bunkers, creating alternate lines of play, and re-contouring green surfaces are part of the foundations of golf course architecture.  Play corridors that have been designed to give intelligent purpose to striking the ball … Continued

The Other 97%

The Other 97%

“If we take the Top 10 courses in each state, we have 500 of the best courses that could possibly be considered for discussion for a Top 100 list. But does that mean the other 97 percent lack merit?” “From … Continued

Remove the Rakes!

Remove the Rakes!

Golf has had the opportunity to shine during the pandemic. It is one of the few activities, never mind sports, to be deemed permissible. Clubs or courses near me in Rhode Island and Connecticut have been open all spring. Massachusetts … Continued

The Biarritz

The Biarritz

Golf architecture social media seems to have become smitten with the idea of template golf hole designs.  Whether it is a classic template from early last century or a new creation by a contemporary architect, they are getting a lot … Continued

Minimal Golf Course is What?

Minimal Golf Course is What?

There seems to be some confusion in the golf architecture world with the term minimalism.  Confusion that is casting a possible shadow on the profession.  Since I float back and forth between landscape architecture and the younger sibling/cousin/step sister golf … Continued

Architect or Designer???

Architect or Designer???

Am I an Architect or Designer? There seems to be a lot of ambiguity between the terms architect and designer as golf writer Antony Pioppi recently pointed out in the article 4 Reasons To Hire Architects for In-House Projects “The … Continued

How Are You Playing?

How Are You Playing?

Maybe it is because I’m sitting at our Park(ing) Day parklet here in Providence, RI that I’m pondering play and play design.  Maybe it is partially that I’m reading, ‘Play’ by Dr. Stuart Brown and delving deep into the intellectual … Continued