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Richard Mandell Golf Architecture Fall Newsletter

Richard Mandell Golf Architecture
PO Box 1119
Pinehurst, NC 28370
tel. 910.255.3111
fax 910.255.3112
www.golf-architecture.com
 
IN THIS ISSUE
Symposium On Affordable Golf : The agenda for the third annual Symposium On Affordable Golf has been set...
Ohio Turfgrass Council (OTF) Conference and Show: Richard Mandell will again speak at the OTF Conference on December 5...
Growth at RMGA: We are most pleased to introduce two new members of our staff at Richard Mandell Golf Architecture: Ben Hood and Qing Huang...
Featured Hole: Orangeburg Country Club was designed by Ellis Maples in 1960. Not until RMGA restored the golf course in 2009 had any changes...
Architect Tool Box: Golf course architecture is not nearly as precise as building architecture in terms of measurements to the inch...
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Form & Function
Fall 2012
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KELLER GOLF COURSE READY TO GO TO BID
This summer the RMGA Team has been preparing construction documents for the Keller Golf Course project in St. Paul, Minnesota. The project is currently out for bid with plans to begin construction this October and continuing until weather says otherwise. Construction will pick up after things thaw out.
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INTERNATIONAL UPDATE
Skydoor Golf Club Opens in June
In May, Richard returned to Zhangjiajie to put final touches on sand bunker lines and fairway lines for his first eighteen holes in China. The course opened on June 19th to positive reviews. Mr. Zhang, one of the three Owners is especially pleased with the work, "Now I finally understand how all the pieces fit together. I love the way the fairway lines work around the features of the ground."
RMGA Awarded New Project Along South China Sea
In April of this year, Richard Mandell Golf Architecture was awarded the company's second golf course project in China. Located at the southern tip of Guandong Province, the site forms an edge of the shoreline of the South China Sea. In fact, the proposed eighteenth hole is a par five that will play along bluffs high above the Sea and actually over the water on approaches to the green.
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RISK/REWARD
Who was Robert Trent Jones' first boss in the golf course design business?? If you know, submit your answer on the Contact Page of our website at www.golf-architecture.com. The winner — picked randomly from the correct answers — will receive an original poster routing of Pinehurst courses One through Five rendered in the style of Donald Ross. This poster was completed for Richard's award-winning book, Pinehurst ~ Home of American Golf (The Evolution of a Legend). Go ahead and risk an answer, we’d love to reward you with a poster.
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NEW EMAIL ADDRESS
Richard Mandell has a new email address:richard@golf-architecture.com
It's more than the game
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Tradition, Enjoyment, Character, Passion
 
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