Golf Course Architecture - Issue 56: April 2019

9 CONTENTS 12 Our Tee Box section opens with news of Mackenzie & Ebert’s progress on the restoration of Hirono in Japan 44 Ellie Parry provides an insight into the implementation of a Rain Bird irrigation system at Royal Bled 48 With governments around the world under pressure to save money, Adam Lawrence reports on the future of municipal golf 54 Jeff Mingay and Vaughn Halyard look at the career of the father of restoration, Ron Prichard 58 Kyle Phillips is known for creating landscapes that look like they were formed by nature. Toby Ingleton finds out more 62 Adam Lawrence visits the new Twin Dolphin layout, designed by Todd Eckenrode 68 Adam Lawrence checks into the Biltmore Hotel in Miami, where Brian Silva has restored the Donald Ross- designed golf course 72 Richard Humphreys discovers how a family of water buffalo are helping to tend a course in Vietnam ON THE COVER Twin Dolphin Golf Club in Los Cabos, Mexico Photographed by: Evan Schiller