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First Solo Design Leads Architect to Scotland

The Sporting Life
By Dave Wik

Invited as a special guest, personable Kyle Phillips of Granite Bay took advantage of the opportunity with a third-place among low gross honors at the annual California Golf Writers Association Tournament held at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley near Lake Tahoe.

But for Phillips, who posted two rounds in the 70’s, his skill on the golf course was dwarfed by winning another prize with his real-life job – recently being commissioned to design the new Kingsbarns Golf Links, just seven miles from The Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. Read More…

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R & A – Kingsbarns Deal to Benefit St Andrews Golfers

R & A Golf Club News Bulletin
By Kieth Mackie

A substantial interest free loan has been granted by the R&A to the developers of the new golf links at Kingsbarns. In return they will make a number of starting times available to local golfers in St. Andrews and north-east Fife.

The agreement has been reached after discussions between the R & A, St. Andrews Links Trust and local golf clubs identified the growing pressure for starting times on the St. Andrews courses. Read More…

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