National: Regular Columns / From The Fairway
Last Updated on Sunday, 02 November 2014 20:53 Sunday, 02 November 2014 20:39
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGA TOUR) — A couple of years ago William McGirt was playing a practice round at TPC Sawgrass when he heard the distinct sound of a ball hitting bark on the adjacent sixth tee.
It was Ernie Els and the large, overhanging branch near the tee box providing the knock.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:13 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:04
TORONTO, Ontario (David Kaplan/Golf Canada) — After suffering devastating greens damage from last winter's ice storm, St. George's Golf and Country Club has made a full and triumphant recovery.
The membership at the Stanley Thompson design elected not only to reseed all of the greens, completely changing the soil composition from poa annua to bentgrass, but also to entirely rebuild the putting surfaces.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 17:23 Wednesday, 08 October 2014 16:44
From the Fairway: Nicklaus Design Teams with Perfect Parallel to Introduce Advanced 3-D Modeling Technology to Golf Course Design
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 18:19 Wednesday, 24 September 2014 18:16
Nicklaus Design, the world leader in golf course design and the global firm founded by golf icon Jack Nicklaus, has announced a new strategic initiative with U.S.-based video game developer and golf visualization company Perfect Parallel to adapt three-dimensional (3-D) modeling techniques developed in the gaming and entertainment world to the world of professional golf course design.
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 September 2014 19:41 Sunday, 21 September 2014 19:34
Terry Lenyk/Golf Canada, with files from The Canadian Press
Phil Mickelson Design (PMD) has been signed to create a championship golf course west of Calgary in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Barry Ehlert, Managing Partner of Windmill Golf Group, is developing Mickelson National Golf Club of Canada as a centerpiece of Harmony, a 1,700-acre community built by partners Qualico Communities and Bordeaux Developments.
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