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Lawsonia Links

 

Green Lake, WI

Langford and Moreau Design

Master Plan by Forse Design

Photo: Andy Johnson | thefriedegg.com

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The boldest value in golf: Lawsonia Links

...Langford and Moreau's bold design at Lawsonia Links

 

"It’s hard for the general public to play the crown jewels of one of America’s Golden Age architects. Most people – even golf fanatics – aren’t going to Alister MacKenzie‘s Cypress Point, C.B. Macdonald‘s National Golf Links of America, A.W. Tillinghast‘s Winged Foot or William Flynn‘s Shinnecock Hills.

 

There is, however, one accessible, brilliant, fun, public option any golfer can go play for less than $100: Lawsonia Links in Green Lake, Wisconsin."

 

Andy Johnson

thefriedegg.com

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Hyannisport Club

 

Cape Cod, MA 

Donald Ross Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: LC Lambrecht/Golfstock

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"All my favorite courses have a Wow factor. Hyannisport, after starting at the property’s highpoint, has dramatically set seaside holes but the routing takes the golfer inland as well with excellent terrain and then repeats the process a couple of times over the course of the round.

 

The golfer finishes back at the highpoint and the great visuals it provides. Playing Hyannisport, with its strong mix of holes and vistas, is a thoroughly enjoyable experience.”

Brad Becken - President  

Donald Ross Society

 

The Broadmoor 

 

Colorado Springs, CO 

National Championship Venue

Donald Ross Original Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: Broadmoor Golf Club

From 2006 through 2025, 11 USGA National Championships will have been played on courses where Forse Design has performed significant restorations or renovations. The Broadmoor continues this streak and will host the 2025 US Senior Open.

 

Previously, Broadmoor has hosted the 2011 US Women’s Open and 2018 US Senior Open.

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"Ron's goal with us was to bring back the way Mr. Ross wanted it but yet, fully enable the course to host major championships.

 

Forse Design accomplished that. They delivered an excellent restoration able to handle the rigors of a contemporary championship."

Russ Miller - Director of Golf

The Broadmoor

 

Tedesco Country Club

 

Marblehead, MA 

Donald Ross Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: Brad Tufts - TCC

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"Ron and Jim are expert in working with committees and clubs to find the best solution for any situation.

 

Forse Design recaptured the lost historical and "Golden Age" characteristics of our layout.

Their work restored the joy of playing and competing on the course."

Brad Tufts - Member and Club Historian

 

Boca Rio Golf Club

 

Boca Raton, FL 

LPGA Tour Tournament Venue

 

Robert Von Hagge Original Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: Channing Benjamin Photography

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"As we approach our fourth project since I joined Boca Rio in 1999, it is not surprising that the Club selected Ron and Jim to serve as Golf Course Architects in the current reconstruction of all greens, bunkers and tees. 

 

Their work at Boca Rio has consistently demonstrated their ability to modify architectural features while preserving the original design intent for Boca Rio’s wonderful golf course.

 

I am completely confident they will do a great job again for Boca Rio."

Bob Randquist, CGCS & Past President GCSAA

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Country Club of Orlando

 

Orlando, FL

Donald Ross Design Consult

Ross Inspired - Forse Original Design

Photo: LC Lambrecht/Golfstock

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"Ross is believed to have consulted on the design and build concept for the site. Forse worked off of that premise and built a course inspired by many of Ross' classic holes and green complexes. 

CCO is an outstanding Forse original design. A re-imagination of the best of Ross, in effect, a collection of some of Ross' greatest hits."

Adam Lawrence - Editor in Chief

GolfCourseArchitecture.net

 
 
 

Lancaster

Country Club

 

Lancaster, PA

National Championship Venue

 

William Flynn Original Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: Jon Cavalier | @LinksGems

From 2006 through 2025, 11 USGA National Championships will have been played on courses where Forse Design has performed significant restorations or renovations. 

 

Lancaster continues this streak and will host the 2024 US Women's Open. Previously, Lancaster has hosted the 2015 US Women’s Open.

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"From a major restoration to preparing our Old Course for the Women's Open and the development of long range plans, Forse Design has been a valued partner for over fifteen years and the results have been outstanding."

Rory Connaughton

Green Committee Chair  - Lancaster Country Club

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“I want to congratulate Ron Forse [and Jim Nagle] for doing such a diligent job in the restoration. Protect this course!”

Ben Crenshaw

https://www.usga.org/articles/2015/07/women_s-open-puts-lancaster--flynn-in-spotlight--.html

Pine Tree Golf Club

 

Boynton Beach, FL

Dick Wilson Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design 

Photo: Jon Cavalier | @LinksGems

  "The greatest flat course in the world."

    - Ben Hogan

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Pine Tree has had over 60 Amateur and Major Champions with over 350 Tour Victories by our  members over time. This includes the 2019 US Open Champ Gary Woodland. 

 

Ben Hogan called Pine Tree "The Best flat course in the world". Dick Wilson lived just outside of the club gates. We are committed to and cognizant of our responsibility to his legacy. 

 

That said, when we were looking to restore Pine Tree, we needed to recapture the original Dick Wilson design intent in a manner reflective of the contemporary play of our current membership.

 

Our members are thrilled with the results. From the greens, bunkers, fairway expansions, master plan, we love everything Ron Forse did and continues to do with us"  

Paul LaNoce - Pine Tree Golf Club President

 
 

Salem

Country Club

 

Salem, MA

National Championship Venue

 

Donald Ross Original Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Salem CC Photographer: Paul Dube

From 2006 through 2025, 11 USGA National Championships will have been played on courses where Forse Design has performed significant restorations or renovations. 

 

Most recently, Salem played an excellent host to the 2017 US Senior Open.

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"Salem's Ross course has proudly hosted numerous state, regional and USGA National Championships. We have a responsibility and a deep commitment to restoration excellence. This commitment demanded nothing less than the caliber of work delivered by Forse Design."

John Shine - Salem CC Member

Green Chairman During Restoration 

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"Thankfully, Forse's restoration exorcised 

some nasty architectural witchcraft

previously cast upon Salem's Donald Ross gem."

Michael Fay - Founder - Donald Ross Society

as interviewed by Vaughn Halyard/Storylounge films

 

Omni Bedford Springs

The Old Course

 

 

Bedford Springs, PA

Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast 

Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design 

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"We played their Bedford Springs course in Bedford, Pa., where they rescued a resort 18 from a runaway floodplain and years of neglect... It had been a mediocre layout, despite bearing a pedigree of both A.W. Tillinghast and Donald Ross...

Of course, that begs the question: do I consider Forse and Nagle better architects than C.B. Macdonald? Of course not, but they're great at what they do, and part of what they do is borrow from Macdonald's playbook."

Ron Whitten  - Golf Digest Architecture Editor

 

Country Club

of Buffalo

 

Buffalo, NY

Donald Ross Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design 

Photo: LC Lambrecht/Golfstock

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"Set in the quiet town of Williamsville, NY, the Country Club of Buffalo is the definition of an “under the radar gem.”  Like many Donald Ross courses, it boasts an exceptional routing and variety. Ross’s genius is particularly evident with the course’s one-shotters. 

 

Each plays to a different yardage, calls for a different shot type, and in a different direction. Directional variety was something that Donald Ross found essential. He remarked, “Having to contend with variable wind conditions adds zest to the game."

Andrew Bailey - TheFriedEgg.com

 

Winchester

Country Club

 

Winchester, MA

Donald Ross Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design 

Photo: Gary Kellner | Dimpled Rock Photography 

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“I have enjoyed working with Ron.  He does a wonderful job communicating his ideas to the membership and management, his knowledge of golf course architecture, Ross and design are incredible.  All of the restoration work that he has completed at Winchester has dramatically improved the playability of our golf course.”

 

Ron’s design and construction of our Wee Course was truly impressive and unique.  He took 20 acres of land that we once thought was unusable and turned it into one of the best short courses in the country.”

Jim Salinetti, PGA Head Golf Professional

Winchester Country Club

 
 

Newport

Country Club

 

Newport, RI

National Championship Venue

 

Willie Davis / A.W. Tillinghast  Original Design

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: Jon Cavalier | @LinksGems

From 2006 through 2025, 11 USGA National Championships will have been played on courses where Forse Design has performed significant restorations or renovations.

 

Newport Country Club continued this streak and was scheduled to host the 2020 US Senior Open before the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Previously, Newport has hosted the 2006 US Women’s Open.

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"The brilliance of a great golf course restoration project is the feeling of being taken back in time to an age where beauty, strategy and art co-exist. Forse’s gentle touch & respect for the history of Newport Country Club doesn’t recreate the feel of authenticity, it preserves it." 

Connor T. Lewis 

The Society of Golf Historians

TalkinGolf History Podcast

Davenport

Country Club

 

Pleasant Valley, IA

Charles Alison Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: V. Halyard | StoryLounge

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"As was Alison’s practice, Forse and Nagle started with the land. Davenport has wonderful topography with distinctive features. “Lakes are a dime a dozen, but creeks are special,” says Forse. “Alison used both scale and subtlety to contrast his features with the landforms of the knob-and-kettle topography,” points out Nagle. 

 

C.H. Alison beat up on Sam Snead one Sunday afternoon in Davenport. But beatup is not primarily how the course makes players feel today. More likely, spending an afternoon at Davenport makes them feel grateful."

Jason Way

GeekedOnGolf

 

Bald Peak

Colony Club

 

Moultonborough, NH

Donald Ross Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design

Photo: Jon Cavalier | @LinksGems

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VH: "Tell me about Bald Peak"

 

M. Fay: "No." (Laughs)

 

VH: :Ha! No?!"

 

M. Fay: "There are some places one takes many friends to play in order to share the joys of that particular course. 

 

Then there are places when the name comes up, the person asked remains silent, a signal that you have, perhaps, stumbled upon a secret golf stash. A place one has vowed to keep unspoiled.

 

So regarding Bald Peak?

I have 'No Comment'."

Michael Fay - Founder - Donald Ross Society

as interviewed by Vaughn Halyard/Storylounge films

 

Hole-In-The-Wall Golf Club 

Naples, FL 

Dick Wilson Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design 

Photo: Courtesy Nick Sabatino/HITW 

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"Fantastic golf, excellently surrounded by 

nothing. 

One of those intriguing and mysterious 'how do you get on there?' places."

Vaughn Halyard/Storylounge films

for GolfCourseArchitecture.net

Brooklawn 

Country Club

Fairfield, CT 

A. W. Tillinghast Original Design 

Restoration by Forse Design 

Photo: Courtesy USGA

From 2006 through 2025, 11 USGA National Championships will have been played on courses where Forse Design has performed significant restorations or renovations. 

 

Brooklawn Country Club continued this streak and was scheduled to host the 2020 US Senior Women's Open before the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  

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"Alas, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of that championship. But the club still plans to celebrate its quasquicentennial this year, at a time and in a way that has yet to be determined. One of the things members will be cheering is their golf course. Thanks to a carefully considered and well-executed restoration orchestrated during the past two decades by noted Tillinghast specialist Ron Forse, it is playing better than ever and deserves to be regarded as among the finest layouts in the northeastern United States." 

John Steinbreder

Global Golf Post