April 11th, 2016
DWGD designed the highly successful 18 hole course at Westerham on the Kent/Surrey border, which opened in 1997. Originally owned by the late Ron Noades of Crystal Palace FC fame, the tree-lined 6300 yard long venue is an extremely popular course for members and visitors alike. Continue Reading »
April 10th, 2016
In association with Neil Coles & Associates, DWGD has recently prepared full design and Masterplan for the exciting new golf and housing development entitled The Yorkshire @ Rossington Hall, based on 400 acres of rolling land adjacent to the village of Rossington near Doncaster in South Yorkshire. Continue Reading »
April 9th, 2016
The Stadium Course at PGA Golf Catalunya, designed by DWGD in co-operation with Neil Coles and Angel Gallardo, has for many years now been regarded as the No.1 course in Spain. As such, it was the appropriate choice for the Spanish Golf Federation when they submitted their bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup, also fully supported by all the golfing and political organisations within Catalunya itself. Continue Reading »
December 17th, 2012
Ranked earlier this year as Spain’s No 1 course in the prestigeous top100courses website, the Stadium course at PGA Catalunya Resort, along with it’s sister Tour Course, once again hosted the dramatic Final of the European Tour Qualifying School.
Held for the third year in succession at the resort, the early December event was a six round tournament, with the leading 25 players (plus ties) qualifying to secure playing rights for the 2013 European Tour schedule. Over 120 players – who had qualified from earlier Qualifying events, played two rounds each over both courses, before a cut and the leaders playing their final two rounds over The Stadium Course.
The winner was England’s John Parry with nineteen under par after six rounds, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, a number of Europe’s finest players – including former Ryder Cup players – failed to retain their cards.
March 22nd, 2012
David Williams has undertaken golf course renovation work at Real Golf de Pedreña, the northern Spanish course, made famous by its association with the legendary late Seve Ballesteros, who played all his early golf at the club and had a house overlooking the course. Continue Reading »