American Society of Golf Course Architects

ASGCA and USGA partner to support publicly accessible golf courses

ASGCA and United States Golf Association (USGA) are teaming up to make a positive impact on publicly accessible golf facilities and improve the game for players of all skill levels – at no cost to select facilities.

Marrakech course designed by Haworth, ASGCA, opens for play

The PalmGolf Marrakech - Ourika golf course in Marrakech, Morocco, designed by Neil Haworth, ASGCA, of Nelson & Haworth and Stephane Talbot is now open, reports Golf Course Architecture magazine. The course is adjacent to the Robert Trent Jones, Sr. course, PalmGolf Marrakech - Palmeraie.

Construction begins on Maridoe Golf Club, design from Smyers, ASGCA

Golfers in the Dallas area will be challenged by a new golf course in spring 2017. Counstruction has begun on Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas, based on a design from ASGCA President Steve Smyers.

Renovation at The Oaks Club Heron Course completed thanks to ASGCA members

The renovation of the Heron Course at the Oaks Club in Osprey, Florida, has been completed on a project led by Jason Straka, ASGCA, on behalf of Hurdzan/Fry Environmental Golf Course Design, including Dr. Michael Hurdzan, ASGCA Fellow, and Dana Fry, ASGCA. "The revitalized course will have new surface contours, better constructed and strategically placed sand bunkers, interesting greens complexes, and a new teeing system that will accommodate players of all skill levels," Straka said.