CLUB Notes from the Course Whisperer: the most notable design trends of 2018-19

Ponds, wet meadows and native prairie frame The Preserve at Oak Meadows

Here are three significant design trends I witnessed in 2018 and that you will be sure to see more of in the coming years.Par-3 CoursesAt the May opening of The Sandbox, Coore-Crenshaw’s 17-hole par-3 at Sand Valley in Wisconsin, Bill Coore was asked why only 17 holes. “Because we didn’t have room for 18,” he answered.A good snappy response, one that encapsulates how and why these mini-layouts are

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Notes from the Course Whisperer: the most notable design trends of 2018-19
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