By Design – Issue 51, Winter 2020

25 Photo: Matt Ceplo Photo: Duxbury Yacht Club ROCKLAND COUNTRY CLUB Photo: Nathan Crace, ASGCA Location: Duxbury, Massachusetts Architect: ASGCA Past President John Sanford A renovation of the 120-acre property was undertaken to reduce water consumption, reduce fertilizer and pesticide use, and convert 20 acres of irrigated turf to unirrigated native fescue areas. Maintained turfgrass was reduced by approximately 30 percent. Location: Sparkill, New York Architect: A. John Harvey, ASGCA While renovating the golf course, measures were introduced to bolster the property’s wildlife habitat, pollinator plant species and native areas. A managed Monarch butterfly and pollinator habitat was created in an out-of-play area and fescue grasses were introduced to ease maintenance and enhance playability, while meeting environmental objectives. DUXBURY YACHT CLUB