American Society of Golf Course Architects

Ty Butler, ASGCA, launches Brio Golf

Ty Butler, ASGCA, has announced the formation of Brio Golf, a full service golf course design firm. Butler, former Vice President and Senior Project Designer with Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects, has spent 25 years designing, renovating and constructing nationally ranked and renowned golf courses around the world.

Layton, ASGCA Associate, creating Scottish course with Palmer, ASGCA Fellow

A new course at the Castle Stuart Golf Links in the Scottish Highlands is being developed by Arnold Palmer Design Company, the firm's first in Scotland. Palmer, ASGCA Fellow, has tabbed Thad Layton, ASGCA Associate, to help head the project. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2016.

Transcript of Twitter chat with Jones, Jr. & Charlton on Chambers Bay

Following is the transcript of the June 11 Twitter chat, featuring ASGCA Past Presidents Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Bruce Charlton. Chambers Bay, host to the 2015 U.S. Open, was designed by Robert Trent Jones II Golf Design. The complete chat can be found on Twitter at #ASGCAUSOpen.

Renovation work from Whelchel, ASGCA at Carolina Trace "comes into vision"

A major renovation project from David Whelchel, ASGCA at Carolina Trace Country Club's Lake Course, Sanford, North Carolina, is "coming into vision" according to a recent article in the "Sanford Herald." The Robert Trent Jones, Sr.-designed course is targeted to re-open by Septemeber.