American Society of Golf Course Architects

Groundbreaking design for Cynthia Dye, ASGCA, in Portugal

The first golf course in Continental Europe from Cynthia Dye, ASGCA, broke ground for construction in January. The design of the Dye Course at Falesia D'El Rey Resort - located in Obidos, Portugal - has evolved through a 15-year period of sensitive planning and permitting followed by ownership change.

Michael Bamberger, senior writer at "Sports Illustrated" magazine, to receive Donald Ross Award

Michael Bamberger – a senior writer for Sports Illustrated and author of several books on golf – has been chosen by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) as the 2016 recipient of the Donald Ross Award. The award, given annually since 1976, is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution to the game of golf and the profession of golf course architecture. It will be presented to Bamberger at the 2016 ASGCA Annual Meeting on April 24 in Bethesda, Maryland.

Island Resort & Casino to add second course by Albanese, ASGCA

Paul Albanese, ASGCA, from Albanese & Lutzke, is set to design a new golf course at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris, Michigan. This will be the second Albanese course at the resort, following his work on Sweetgrass Golf Club. The property is owned by the Hannahville Indian Community.

Liddy, ASGCA, to renovate Ross-designed Hamilton Elks Golf Club

For the second time, Tim Liddy, ASGCA, and, will be renovating an Ohio golf course designed by ASGCA founding member Donald Ross. The first was Hyde Park Golf and Country Club in Cincinnati. Now, Liddy has begun work on Hamilton Elks Golf Club in Hampilton, Ohio.