American Society of Golf Course Architects

ASGCA Foundation debuts "Golf & Water: Case Studies in Water Stewardship"

Attendees to the recent Golf Industry Show (GIS) in San Diego, were introduced to a new book from the America Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) Foundation, Golf & Water: Case Studies in Water Stewardship. With financial support from The Toro Foundation and Rain Bird, Golf & Water details more than a dozen examples from courses in North America and internationally where ASGCA members and others from the golf industry have positively impacted the management of water.

Groundbreaking design for Cynthia Dye, ASGCA, in Portugal

The first golf course in Continental Europe from Cynthia Dye, ASGCA, broke ground for construction in January. The design of the Dye Course at Falesia D'El Rey Resort - located in Obidos, Portugal - has evolved through a 15-year period of sensitive planning and permitting followed by ownership change.

Michael Bamberger, senior writer at "Sports Illustrated" magazine, to receive Donald Ross Award

Michael Bamberger – a senior writer for Sports Illustrated and author of several books on golf – has been chosen by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) as the 2016 recipient of the Donald Ross Award. The award, given annually since 1976, is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution to the game of golf and the profession of golf course architecture. It will be presented to Bamberger at the 2016 ASGCA Annual Meeting on April 24 in Bethesda, Maryland.

Island Resort & Casino to add second course by Albanese, ASGCA

Paul Albanese, ASGCA, from Albanese & Lutzke, is set to design a new golf course at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris, Michigan. This will be the second Albanese course at the resort, following his work on Sweetgrass Golf Club. The property is owned by the Hannahville Indian Community.