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The Golden Age Architect as Genius

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3/8/2004 – Below is an article published in Paul Daley’s new book, Golf Architecture, A Worldwide Perspective Golf course architects are getting a lot of attention these days. The golfing public cares about course designers. People know the names of architects, their styles and their ...

The Life of a Bunker


How long should a bunker last? I’m amazed at the different methods I see when I go into a project on a golf course that’s been around 50, 60, even 80 years and someone says, "Oh, we’ve got to rebuild all of our bunkers; they’re worn out. " Well, how do you wear o...

"Hacienda Pinilla is an 18 hole championship links style course with open fairways and challenging winds. Designed by famous architect Mike Young to conform to the natural contours of the land, this 7,274 yard, Par 72 course is truly masterpiece. It is one of the few courses in the world created to face the ocean, and as a result, its coastal layout offers both exhilarating play and absolutely awe-inspiring views."

-Costa Rica Travel