North America

Field Notes: Golf in Alaska is a beauty

The country’s largest state has just 18 courses listed, but it’s worth the trip; golf’s hall of fame returns to its roots; the U.S. Open trophy had quite the travel itinerary since Wyndham Clark’s 2023 win.


Designing women

The golf course architecture business is still a top-heavy men’s club, but there are quite a few women to watch as they establish their names and portfolios.

North America

Short and stout: Trend for Par-3 courses grows

While the short course dates back to the 19th century, the concept is gaining momentum as more players take up the game and more marquee designers get involved.

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Australia & New Zealand

Renaissance? Nah, Tom Doak’s just busy

The course architect’s recent, upcoming and much anticipated work has the 62-year-old back in the spotlight. (Not that he ever left …)