American Society of Golf Course Architects

ASGCA members lead the way on turfgrass reduction

Golf course owners, managers and superintendents at private and public facilities are increasingly considering the reduction of maintained turfgrass on their course. American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) members work with these groups to create plans for keeping the strategic intent of the course intact and ensuring appropriate installation of replacement materials.

Tenn. TV discusses Canyon Ridge, environment with Robbins, ASGCA

ASGCA Immediate Past President Rick Robbins recently visited the Lookout Mountain region of Tennessee and the Canyon Ridge Golf Club course he designed. Local CBS affilaite WDEF spent time with Robbins, who shared his thoughts on golf in the Tennessee mountains and issues facing the game today.

Chicago Tribune spotlights renovated Wilmette Golf Club and Martin, ASGCA

"A public golf course like (Wilmette, Illinois Golf Club) is a great place to change the mindset that golf is about class distinctions or bad for the environment," ASGCA Treasurer Greg Martin told the Chicago Tribune as the course reopened after a year-long renovation project.

"Golf Magazine China" visits North Carolina and Robbins, ASGCA

A good golf writer will travel anywhere to bring a story to his/her readers. Ernie Wang of "Golf Magazine China" found himself recently in the Appalachian Mountains, being toured by ASGCA Immediate Past President Rick Robbins. The article on his Tar Heel experience was printed in the magazine's July 2014 issue.