The Brief

Help traditional courses to meet the challenges of today's equipment, maybe overcome a boundary issue, or just refresh some out of date features.

The Result

Ask the members!


Working with older courses is fraught with tension. like members who naturally feel their courses are beyond reproach… the “James Braid would turn in his grave” syndrome etc. However, engagement with the membership and a sensitive approach to change can often bring benefits, making courses more enjoyable for everyone, including the big hitters, by placing hazards in more relevant locations.

I have undertaken many, mostly in Ireland, and often, even in the face of initial resistance, it was worth the effort, and in almost all cases, appreciated by the members.

Here are a few…