American Society of Golf Course Architects

"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.

Valhalla set for PGA Championship with aid of Better Billy Bunker

Famed Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky, is set to host the 2014 PGA Championship August 4-10, 2014. Valhalla Golf Club superintendent Roger Meier, CGCS and staff have the course in pristine championship condition. The bunkers at Valhalla feature the revolutionary Better Billy Bunker method.

Benkusky, ASGCA, on "best time to be in golf design"

Mike Benkusky, ASGCA, recently wrote in his newsletter (available through on the "best time to be involved in golf design." Benkusky claims that time is now, with the example of work he is doing with the Arlington Heights (Ill.) Park District.

ASGCA Past President Lohmann provides straight dirt on Poa

How proactive should a course be in its approach to seeding greens? ASGCA Past President Bob Lohmann writes for "Golf Course Industry" magazine that this past, brutal winter has many course re-thinking their approach.