Lohmann Quitno complete renovation at White Eagle in Illinois

A 27-hole renovation of White Eagle Golf Club, Naperville, Illinois, has been completed by Todd Qutino, ASGCA, of Lohmann Quitno Golf Course Architects. New tees, greens expansion and bunker updates were part of the project. Golf Course Architecture reports: “I am...

Construction starts on Abu Dhabi design from Fry/Straka

The first nine holes of a Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design (Dana Fry, ASGCA) are under construction in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Yas Acres golf course is at the heart of the project. “This first phase is a 156-acre site and is all core golf and serves as...

Dave Bennett, ASGCA Fellow, dies at age 84

Dave Bennett, a Fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), died Oct. 1, 2019, in Texas. He was age 84. Bennett was a Park Administration and Horticulture graduate of Texas Tech University. His professional career included more than 100 golf...

Eckenrode, ASGCA, completes renovation of La Jolla Country Club

Total bunker renovation and updates to chipping areas highlight the renovations at La Jolla Country Club north of San Diego, from Todd Eckenrode, ASCGA (Origins Golf Design). Golf Course Architecture reports: Some new greens have been built, including the ridge-top...

Initial Environmental Excellence Awards honorees announced by ASGCA

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – The first American Society of Golf Course Architects Environmental Excellence Awards honorees have been named. Projects from seven courses have been cited for their work with ASGCA members in addressing unique environmental challenges. The program...