Golf Architecture

Episode 49: Digger Girl – Angela Moser of Moser Golf & Renaissance Golf Design

Angela Moser was has been involved on Renaissance Golf Designs projects since commencing her internship in 2011 at the Renaissance Club in Scotland. Since then she has collaborated with some of best in the business on behalf of RGD at courses such as Grand Saint Emilionnais, The Loop at Forest Dunes, Cape Kidnappers, Te Arai, St Patricks Links, Woodhall Spa & Pinehurst #10 to name but a few. We caught up with her recently to hear about some of these projects, her start in golf and much more!

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Episode 48: Digger Girl :) Trailer – Angela Moser

Angela Moser joined me recently for a long overdue chat about her career to date, which includes a collection of golf course design and build jobs in Ireland, New Zealand, United States, UK, France, Germany, Norway & elsewhere

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Episode 47: Martin Ebert of MacKenzie & Ebert

Martin Ebert joined us recently at Royal Portrush for a course walk on the Valley course, which is currently a construction site as DAR Golf revise and improve the Dunluce’s little sibling. We also chat about M&E’s work at Enniscrone over winter 2023/4 and look ahead to imminent works at County Sligo, Noordwijk and New South Wales Golf Clubs.

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Episode 46: F&F Spring Break #4 – Reimagining the County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point

The membership at Co. Sligo Golf Club have recently approved a Course Master Plan from MacKenzie & Ebert to revise, improve and rationalise their Championship Course at Rosses Point. David Dunne has been tasked with liaising directly with M&E on scoping, approval and ultimately delivery of the project over the coming years.

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Episode 45: F&F Spring Break 2024 #3 – Mark Millar – Course Manager at County Sligo GC

Course Manager Mark Millar started his green keeping life thumbing a lift on the road from Newtownstewart to Omagh Golf Club. He would then move though stints in Portrush, the Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Lough Erne Golf Resort, The Verdura Resort in Sicily, Castle Dargan and ultimately where he finds himself today – County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point.

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Episode 43: F&F Spring Break 2024 #1 – Sligo & Mayo

The first episode chronicling the inaugural F&F Spring break to some of the best golf that the West of Ireland has to offer. A first timer and a somewhat more experienced traveller convene to chew the fat on 4 days of golf in Sligo and Mayo.

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Episode 44: F&F Spring Break 2024 #2 – The History of County Sligo Golf Club

This episode explores some of the history of County Sligo Golf Club with long standing member Tony Cunningham. The Sligo Militia, The Campbell’s, Colt & Company and the creation and history of the West of Ireland Championship are all covered in some detail

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Episode 42: Paraparaumu Beach Golf Links with Leo Barber

Exploring the rich history of Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club with General Manager and Superintendent Leo Barber. It’s 75 years since Alex Russell’s arrival in New Zealand to revise the links at Paraparam – we delve into the backstory of the golf course while learning a wee bit more about Leo Barber in the process.

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Episode 41: An Afternoon with Pat Ruddy – Part 3 of 3 – Murvagh, Ballyliffin, Rosapenna and County Sligo

This is the final episode with Pat Ruddy, we take a look at his enduring relationship with the County of Donegal and it’s coastal links courses. Pat has worked on the links at Murvagh, Rosapenna, Ballyliffin, Rosapenna and Northwest over the years, he shares with us the how, why and what of those seaside adventures.

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