American Society of Golf Course Architects

Nicklaus, ASGCA Fellow, awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Jack Nicklaus, ASGCA Fellow, (Nicklaus Design) has been awarded the Congressional Golf Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. The recognition is the most recent and one of the highest for the winner of a recond 18 golf major championships and designer of great golf course around the world, including Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio, and Castle Pines Golf Club, Castle Rock, Colorado.

Palmer, ASGCA, readies first course design in Scotland

Arnold Palmer, ASGCA Fellow, and Arnold Palmer Design will attach his name to his first new course in Scotland. Golfweek magazine reports that after more than 300 projects in 25 countries, "the King is going to Scotland."

Ohio course to build short-game practice facility from Hurdzan, ASGCA

ASGCA Past President and Fellow Michael Hurdzan (Hurdzan Golf Design) has designed a new short-game practice facility for NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio. Construction is expected to start this Spring.

Whitten shares thoughts on Morrish for "Golf Digest"

Ron Whitten, Senior Editor, Architecture, at "Golf Digest" has written on the passing of ASGCA Past President Jay Morrish. A past ASGCA Donald Ross Award recipient, Whitten recalled an early meeting with Morrish and the 30+-year friendship that followed.