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"Not only is Mauna Kea a world-class destination, it's an ideal setting for GolfBoarding," says Jeff Dowell, President of GolfBoard. "Having a partner with such a storied heritage is an ideal platform for our brand." read more

"The course changes unveiled today are designed to improve playability while retaining the top-level golfing experience our championship course presents," said Andy Burgess, Meldrum House Country Hotel's chief executive. "It's a balancing act, but the improvements have been warmly received by members and visitors alike." read more

The 27 Club, named for the 27 major championship winners contributing their visions to the course, is one of the most ambitious golf projects to open in Asia as of late. A joint collaboration between designers Beau Welling and Thomas McBroom, the 27-hole championship course officially opened for play on July 1. read more

"It's not often you are truly in the midst of history being made," said Jim Justice, owner of The Greenbrier. "The collaboration of the four icons -- Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino -- is, without question, an incredible event to be happening in our great state of West Virginia." read more

John Fulling, certified golf course superintendent at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Country Club and a member of GCSAA board of directors, has helped lead a charge to restore Custer Greens, a nine-hole public facility on the same piece of land as the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Battle Creek, Mich. read more

"Like most courses in the area, our course was hit hard by the winter of 2013-14," Meadowbrook Country Club General Manager Joseph Marini said. "This project allows us to upgrade while getting the most out of the property. This is an absolute game changer for us." read more

A top 100-caliber public course, Tidewater underwent an extensive renovation project in 2014 - installing new miniverde greens and expanding every fairway, among other upgrades - and the results have been spectacular. read more

"It has been a rewarding experience upgrading Griffin Gate," Rees Jones said. "The Rees Jones team, led by Bryce Swanson, and Marriott Golf have brought the golf course into the 21st century. read more

"We are extremely pleased with the results," said Gullane Captain Robert Dick. "It represents a considerable investment but clearly illustrates our continued commitment to providing our members and visitors with a world-class experience." read more

"Wintonbury Hills embodies the best in playability, conditioning and affordability," GM Ciaran Carr said. "Our team's dedication to producing memorable experiences for every guest continues to yield 'best-in-class' awards." read more

"Orli Las will enrich what we offer at Modry Las," said the resort's director of development, Pamela Gromadzki. "Visitors from around Europe can already play the award-winning, Gary Player-designed championship course ... and now they can enjoy the beauty and challenge of Orli Las." read more

"We are honoured that so many of our courses continue to be selected as venues for top-level professional tournaments," said Brian Curley, principal at Schmidt-Curley Design, following the Thailand Open at the Siam Country Club's Plantation Course. read more

"The Hong Kong Golf Club is committed to promoting the development of golf. As a Golf Facility member we are looking forward to being involved with developing the game alongside the Asian Golf Industry Federation," said Ian Gardner, the Hong Kong Golf Club's General Manager. read more

This June marks a double celebration at England's Atlantic Links (www.atlantic-links.co.uk) as two of its members, Burnham & Berrow and St Enodoc Golf Clubs, reach their landmark 125th anniversary in the same year. read more

"What I appreciated most about Tara Iti during this recent visit was the pacing and rhythm of it. What also struck me is how much it plays like a links -- and how fun that is. You can't take your eye off the ball until it stops rolling."
— Tom Doak read more