In designing a golf course or any of its features, there are three basic considerations : The game itself, Aesthetics, Future maintainability.
These are sometimes referred to as the three P’s –
Playability, Pulchritude (Beauty) & Practicality.
These three P’s can be used to rate a golf course, golf hole, or golf featu
Environmental issues are central and omnipresent.
When a professional golfer or accomplished amateur plans a course or a feature of a course, he/she is apt to emphasize playing aspects at the expense of the two other sides of the triangle, whereas a golf course architect may favour eye appeal and a superintendent maintainability, but we as a team of professional golfers and golf course architects are able to keep the balance of the three P's.
We begin with the end in mind.