golf course architecture

The Thing About Golf Podcast #52 – Edwin Roald

The Thing About Golf Podcast #52 – Edwin Roald

When you think of the world’s golf hot spots it would be fair to say Iceland doesn’t spring immediately to mind. 14 Oct 2021
Kiawah brute offers ultimate PGA challenge

Kiawah brute offers ultimate PGA challenge

Whether it's a reputation or an identity that had been sorely lacking, the PGA Championship has become known for having the toughest field that faces the fairest test. 20 May 2021
Morri: Golf’s contrived efforts

Morri: Golf’s contrived efforts

Shameless self-promotion time. Last week, we had a fascinating discussion on the Good-Good Golf Podcast about the notions of ‘Big’ and ‘Small’ golf. 1 Mar 2021
Morri: A win for architecture

Morri: A win for architecture

There were two winners from Sei Young Kim’s maiden major title at Aronimink Golf Club at the weekend. 12 Oct 2020
Morri: Looking beyond perfect lies

Morri: Looking beyond perfect lies

I envy people who judge the quality of a golf course only by its conditioning. It is such a simple and binary way to measure one’s enjoyment of the game. 3 Aug 2020
Morri: Hard doesn’t equal good

Morri: Hard doesn’t equal good

Hard. Easy. Good. Bad. More than just words these are concepts in golf and they come loaded with pre-conceived notions about their relative individual merits. 20 Jul 2020
Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Tim Lobb is one of this country’s proudest exports when it comes to golf course design. We caught up with the Surrey-based architect to talk everything golf. 29 Apr 2020
MORRI: The lesser of two evils

MORRI: The lesser of two evils

Let’s be done with this whole distance debate and just go ahead and implement the obvious solution: make golf courses shorter. 6 Jan 2020
The Pitfalls of DIY Course Design

The Pitfalls of DIY Course Design

Recent major course renovations at some big-name clubs in Australia have come under the watchful eye of experienced course architects and have received rave reviews. The clubs have benefitted from trusting an expert eye, reminding once again of the potential pitfalls DIY course changes, or lack thereof, can cause. 7 Nov 2019