Monthly Archives: September 2013

Memorable or not so memorable – the travel bit

If you’re a “budding” Golf Architect best you enjoy being in the air or better still sitting around in airports. If you are a practising Golf Architect then you would’ve been all “aired” out by now. You see air travel … Continue reading

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So it’s Bethpage then?

The news is out that the 2019 US PGA will be played at Bethpage Black on Long Island ¬†– about an hour drive out of Manhattan. In addition the 2024 Ryder Cup will be played at the same venue. Certainly … Continue reading

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Golfing in the Netherlands….and a bit of Belgium

I have always been a fan of the Netherlands….I¬†understand some of the dialect (in South Africa you learn Afrikaans which has some similarities with Dutch), the people have always been friendly and some of the golf is as good as … Continue reading

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To Grade or not to Grade?

I mark my 50th post with a subject that is important to any Golf Architect or budding one….The GRADING exercise. It’s the fun bit where we get to draw lines, kinks, twists and turns all on top an existing base … Continue reading

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The Evian Experience…..back in the day a couple of years ago

These days I seem to be writing posts about beautiful places. See my last post on the Laguna Phuket Golf Club renovation http://www.jansengolfdesign.com/blog/the-laguna-phuket-renovation/ and before this my post on golfing in Switzerland: http://www.jansengolfdesign.com/blog/taking-a-side-golf-at-crans-montana-and-the-rest-of-switzerland/ So it should come as no surprise … Continue reading

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Not neutral on this one….Golf at Crans Montana and the rest of Switzerland

You wouldn’t be disappointed with the scenery if you visited Crans Montana – just a few hours drive from Geneve in Switzerland and host of this weeks European Tour event – The Omega European Masters. In fact you would be … Continue reading

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The Laguna Phuket renovation

It is not often you get to work in paradise…… Take Danny Bole’s popular movie “The Beach” filmed down the road on the Koh Phi Phi Islands, and you get an idea what I wake up to when I am … Continue reading

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