American Society of Golf Course Architects

Converting landfill/reclamation sites to golf starts with ASGCA

A recent post at showed the breadth of depth of skills belonging to ASGCA members. Brad Klein posted his list of the "best landfill/reclamation sites converted to golf courses in the U.S.," and the list is filled with courses designed by ASGCA members.

Links or not a links? Jones, Jr., ASGCA says Chambers Bay is not

Golfers at the 2015 U.S. Open may refer to Chambers Bay as a "links" course. But as Fox Sports reports, they would be mistaken, according to ASGCA Past President Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the course architect.

Eckenrode, ASGCA, completes major renovation at Brentwood Country Club

Brentwood Country Club, Los Angeles, Calif., celebrates the completion of its newly-refurbished course, renovated by California-based Todd Eckenrode, ASGCA, and Origins Golf Design. Through Eckenrode's work, Brentwood Country Club now employs a captivating look and sensibility, enhancing the overall golf experience for club members and their guests while also reducing water usage. 


Ty Butler, ASGCA, launches Brio Golf

Ty Butler, ASGCA, has announced the formation of Brio Golf, a full service golf course design firm. Butler, former Vice President and Senior Project Designer with Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects, has spent 25 years designing, renovating and constructing nationally ranked and renowned golf courses around the world.