Archive | March, 2001

Design Special

Sacramento Magazine, March 2001
By Mike Bowker

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to design a golf course, consider this. You are standing in the middle of a 300-acre oak forest , your view on all sides blocked by hillsides covered with poison oak and cut through by a half-dozen streams choked with blackberry bushes. If you can envision that perfect par 5 that runs up the glade, around the bend, across the creek and between the two big oaks to a perfect little green that slopes from left to right – not too severely, mind you, because this is a difficult hole to reach in two – then you might be cut out to be a golf course architect. Read More…