Golf Course Architecture - Issue 59, January 2020

34 TEE BOX Rogers raises the scale of bunkers at Ruth Lake Drew Rogers has completed a bunker renovation project on the layout at Ruth Lake Country Club in Hinsdale, Illinois. “The direction by the club was really ignited by the need to address infrastructure deficiencies – poor drainage, erosive edges and faces, contaminated sand, and also some loss of architectural integrity,” said Rogers. “We assessed the architectural intent and effect of the bunkering, both in their strategic placement and overall design aesthetic and style,” said Rogers. Photos: Drew Rogers Given the wide playing corridors, Rogers was keen to increase the scale of bunkering