Larsen, ASGCA, completes renovation at St. Johns (Fla.) Golf Club

A seven-year project – from feasibility study to planning and finalization – has concluded for ASGCA Past President Erik Larsen, with the re-opening of St. Johns Golf Club in St. Johns County, Florida. Larsen worked in concert with longtime Director of...

ASGCA announces 2022 Environmental Excellence Awards honorees

The 2022 American Society of Golf Course Architects Environmental Excellence Awards honorees have been named. Projects from five golf facilities have been cited for their work with ASGCA members in addressing unique environmental challenges. The program is presented...

Settlers Hill (Illinois) opens after Martin, ASGCA, renovation

ASGCA Past President Greg Martin (Martin Design) tackled drainage and settling issues during his recent renovation of Settlers Hill Golf Course, Batavia, Illinois. Built in 1990 on a landfill site, Martin’s handiwork was unveiled at a Fall 2022 course reopening....

Rogers, ASGCA, executes Master Plan at Knollwood Club in Illinois

“The initial course prep step is one that is often disregarded or skipped entirely,” said Drew Rogers, ASGCA (J. Drew Rogers, Golf Course Architect). “When the site isn’t properly treated to accommodate the design, then all the elements will ultimately be in conflict...

ASGCA Past President Jerry Matthews dies at age 88

ASGCA Past President Gerald (Jerry) Matthews, ASGCA Fellow, died Sept. 15, 2022, in Mackinac Island, Michigan. He was age 88. Part of multiple generations of Matthews who have positively impacted golf in Michigan – including his father, Bruce, and nephew, W. Bruce –...