Case Studies

Callippe Preserve Golf Course

Callippe Preserve Golf Course is located in Pleasanton, California – approximately 45 minutes east of San Francisco. The 18-hole, par 72 golf course meanders through expansive rolling grasslands, coast live oak studded canyons and dramatic ridgelines offering views of majestic Mt. Diablo. Surrounding the core 145 acres for this upscale municipal facility are 280 acres […]

The Hideout Golf Club

Throughout the 1940s, 1950s and into the 1960s, the Town of Monticello in southeastern Utah was home to a large uranium mill consuming nearly 100 acres. Located right in the heart of town, the mill was the biggest industry in Monticello and subsidized by the U.S. Government for its part in defense efforts. The mill […]

Arbor Links Golf Course

In the late 1990’s a concept was conceived for a golf course in the state of Nebraska that would serve as an educational model for eco-sustainability and yet be affordable to build and maintain. To further that goal, a partnership was formed between the golf course builder, the golf course architect and the National Arbor […]

The Old Collier Golf Club

On 267 acres in Naples, Florida that was zoned for an 800-unit residential development, the Barron Collier family chose to create a premium-membership, stand-alone, private club dedicated to the game of golf, with long-term environmental quality. The project was to have an “Old Florida” feel by making the site look as natural as possible. The […]

North Ranch Country Club

After several years of trimming at the edges and avoiding the inevitable, the leadership at North Ranch Country Club, 30 miles north of Los Angeles, came to the realization that the area would never again see water in plentiful supply to maintain 175 acres of turf on its 27-hole private golf facility. The cost was […]

Sea Pines Resort

One of the true crown jewels of American golf, The Sea Pines Resort is home to legendary Harbour Town Golf Links (host of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage) designed by Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus, Heron Point by Pete Dye, and the Ocean Course. The resort’s best-in-class collection of golf courses, amenities, meeting facilities and […]

Saddle Creek Resort

Saddle Creek Resort – the Castle & Cooke golf community in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Calaveras County – has reduced irrigation of its golf course by 40%, saving 400,000 gallons of water daily from June to September 2014. Despite the cutback, Saddle Creek’s highly-regarded layout is in excellent shape. Led by superintendent Pat Smyth, […]

Hunting Hawk Golf Club

When building Hunting Hawk Golf Club near Richmond, Va., the developer recognized the environmental sensitivity of the property due to the existing characteristics and the location adjacent to the headwaters of the Chicohominy River. The area had formerly been used for timber production and was left with impairment to surface drainage and large monostands of […]

Poppy Hills

In 2013, the golf course architecture firm of Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II) completed extensive renovations to the Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, Calif. RTJ II worked closely with the Northern California Golf Association, which owns and operates the course, to bring this popular layout up to modern standards, improve playability, and […]

PGA Village

Located an hour north of West Palm Beach, PGA Village is home to 54 holes of championship golf – 36 from Fazio and 18 from Dye. Owned and operated by the PGA of America, PGA Village is one of the premier public-access resort facilities and the “home course” for the 27,000 men and women PGA […]