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Quote on Twitter from the Head Greenkeeper:“17th hole green surround been made fairer, safer and more maintenance friendly, bunkers been made smaller and re positioned”Nothing in that suggests “improved” to me. Agree it was a great hole as it was. I’d be interested to know how much, if at all, it had already changed from Colt’s original design.
Frank Pont was consulting there. I don't know if that's still the case.
Any architect involved or all in-house?
Quote from: Andrew Hastie on January 17, 2019, 01:24:23 PMFrank Pont was consulting there. I don't know if that's still the case.I can't see Frank signing off on this. Will check.
Does anyone know the story with the cart paths? That looks like asphalt. Surely not. I much prefer the lighter colored gravel and grit type they had before. Much less visual impact.https://twitter.com/GJRobertsTurf/status/1083800540344143877
I used to think Swinley had the best collection of par-3s in the UK, but sadly, I no longer think that's the case.