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Development of a Practice Center - Other Considerations

Posted by KELLY BLAKE MORAN on Friday, April 22, 2016, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

Developing A Practice Center

There are many resources like the NGF, articles, and blogs regarding the planning for golf course practice centers. Most of the resources contain valuable information, but for the most part cover the same basic subjects. Here are some other important considerations you might not otherwise find when doing a search on this topic.

Drainage, Stormwater, Irrigation

The desire to insert many amenities into the practice center design can easily make use of all of the ground...

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Is there a standard Design & Development process?

Posted by AV GOLF, source on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

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Golf Course Requirements in short

Posted by AV GOLF on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

- Golf courses range in size from 35 to 80 hectares but typically take 50 to 60 hectares. More than half of this on average, forms the comparatively unmanaged areas between the fairways.

- There are 9, 18 or 27 holes, consisting of one to five tees, a fairway often with bunkers, and a green.

- Tees and greens consist of flat areas of closely mown grass, each making up around 1-2% of the total area of the course.

- The fairways are the areas for play between the tee and the green, up to 4...

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Posted by Ashish Vaishnava on Thursday, November 18, 2010, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

Golf has always been considered to be for society’s elite to indulge in, barring or discouraging countless from trying a hand at the game. What society has to understand is that golf can be fun and it can be fascinating but it should also be affordable.

When we talk about affordability, we shouldn’t only point out to the playability aspect of the game but to the ability to build golf courses in limited means without incurring huge amount of expenses too. When both the former and latter...

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Why 9 Hole Executive Golf Course?

Posted by Ashish Vaishnava on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

·          Less land requirement, suits the land availability for the project.

·          Executive Golf Courses consume far less water than a normal Course.

·          Low cost of construction

·          Most Golfers struggle to learn the game – playing a Nine Hole Short Course is beginner friendly and much enjoyable.

·          Distance is not a factor on Executive Courses. Hence this executive course will  encourage

Golf for ladies

 ·        Execu...

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Sustainable Golf Course Design & Maintenance

Posted by AV GOLF on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

Creating a sustainable golf course requires a land-based design approach that emphasizes a well-conceived routing plan.  A properly routed golf course can contribute toward reducing energy consumption and other costs expended to build a course and maintain it.  Architect's main goal is to route the course to take full advantage of the land’s natural features so that very little earth must be disturbed in the construction phase.  Disturbing large areas adds to construction costs, provides ...

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How much does it cost to build a Golf Course in India?

Posted by AV GOLF on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 
The type of soil, how much soil must be moved, the method of constructing the greens, any major drainage required, the type of irrigation system, costs involved in meeting regulatory requirements, who does the construction and other factors all influence the total cost of constructing a Golf Course.

A standard Golf Course can be built in between Rs. 10-20 lacs per acre, it does not include any civil building works. An international standard championship Course with a signature Golf des...

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How much land is required to build a Golf Course?

Posted by AV GOLF on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 
  • 4-7 acres – Driving Range (Practice Area) requires (50-100m) Width X (200-300m) Length
  • 8 – 12 acres: Driving range with 3 playing holes holes
  • 15-30 acres – 6 or 9 Hole Par 3 Executive Golf Course with Driving Range
  • 30 – 50 acres – A standard 9 Hole Golf Course with Driving Range
  • 50 – 75 acres – An international standard 9 Hole Championship Golf Course and Driving Range
  • 75 acres and above – several formats of 18 Hole Golf Course formats with Driving R...

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Golf Course Feasibility Study / Report

Posted by AV GOLF on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : GOLF COURSE DEVELOPMENT 

Before the initiation of a golf project, prior understanding of the potential financial and commercial viability of the proposed facility ensures an opportunity for greater success.

The Feasibility Study, Analysis & Report have become a critical component in developing a new golf facility, helping the client to better assess the proposed product offering and to identify potential opportunities, hurdles and rewards in the development process. Basically, a credible and impartial feasibility st...

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