Neil Haworth, ASGCA, dies at age 63

Neil Haworth, ASGCA, died June 17, 2024, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was age 63. A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Haworth earned a bachelor of Landscape Architecture from University of Guelph in Ontario. In 1985 he joined the firm of Graham Cooke and Associates....

2024 Wadsworth Scholar application available

Applications are being accepted for the 2024 Wadsworth Scholar Program. This program will select two college students of junior rank or higher, as well as two non-students showing an interest and aptitude for golf course development to receive a cash award and attend...

Gary Panks, ASGCA Fellow, dies at age 82

Gary Panks, ASGCA Fellow, died March 19, 2024, in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He was age 82. Born and raised in Michigan, Panks was interested in golf from an early age. He was captain of the golf team at Michigan State University, where he graduated in 1964 with a...

Carrick, ASGCA, designs new par 66 course in Ontario, Canada

ASGCA Past President Doug Carrick (Carrick Design) has completed design on a new par-66 layout at the former Lake Bellwood club in Ontario, Canada. Golf Course Architecture reports: “The club – which was formed in 2010 as a merger of Lake Belwood and the...