2017 Design Excellence Recognition Program honorees announced

The sixth annual American Society of Golf Course Architects Design Excellence Recognition Program honorees have been named.

Less turf + better turf = better for golf
  • Golfdom

In an effort to make golf better for the budget and better for the golfer, courses take a close look at where the green goes.

Innovations in Golf Course Construction
  • Golf Inc.

From bunkers to irrigation, a wave of new technology and products is revolutionizing the way courses are built.

Sharp angles on the greens at Arcadia Bluffs’ South Course
  • Golf Channel

Matt Ginella explains the different take on golf course architecture at Arcadia Bluffs’ South Course.

Fry/Straka talks golf course architecture and course maintenance with Turfes.com
  • Turfes.com

I actually started off my career as a greenskeeper. I knew that to be a successful architect I needed an intricate understanding of how my decisions as a designer would impact the long term ability to properly maintain a golf course.

Fore Golfers Network 23 – Dana Fry on Design, Distance, & More
  • FORE! Golfers Network.com

Our Featured Guest is the architect for Erin Hills, Dana Fry. Along with his artistry in crafting the US Open venue, Fry is also currently sculpting the new South Course at Arcadia Bluffs.

Authoring the history and future of Erin Hills in Wisconsin
  • Golf Channel

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sports columnist Gary D’Amato reported on the tumultuous history of U.S. Open site Erin Hills explains what the future holds for the venue and Wisconsin golf.

  • Mo' Golf - BuffaloGolfer.com

Check out the original article from BuffaloGolfer.com HERE Dana Fry and Jason Straka have worked together for many years in the golf architecture business. Fry and Dr. Michael Hurdzan formed an extraordinarily successful partnership for a long time, before Hurdzan/Hurdzan and Fry/Straka became separate entities. 2017 will witness the debut of Erin Hills golf course, […]

The Making of a U.S. Open Course: Six Part Series
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Gary D'Amato

How this intoxicating patch of land came to be Erin Hills, site of golf’s prestigious U.S. Open next month, is a story filled with drama and conflict, triumph and tragedy. But it started with a small ad in the newspaper.

2017 U.S. Open preview: Erin Hills
  • Seth Jones - Golfdom

Read the original article from Golfdom HERE Beautiful Erin Hills is ready to host Wisconsin’s first-ever U.S. Open. But once upon a time, it wasn’t the happiest place for turf. Looking at it today, it’s hard to believe that back in 2008, Erin Hills, site of the 117th U.S. Open, didn’t look good. “It would […]