Schmidt-Curley Newsletter is Out!



Schmidt-Curley Newsletter is Out!

SC summer newsletter

Mission Hills Receives Honor In Golf Inc’s Annual Renovation-of-the-Year Competition

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SC’s makeover of the new Rose-Poulter Course at Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen garners Renovation-of-the-Year Honor by Golf Inc.

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Curley Talks Dye’s Brilliance at TPC

TPC Sawgrass

Brian Curley sits down with Travin’Joe to discuss his mentor’s brilliance at TPC Sawgrass

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Lee Schmidt Elected President of American Society of Golf Course Architects

Lee Schmidt has been appointed to the prestigious role of President of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA). Founded in 1946 by Donald Ross, Robert Trent Jones and 12 other distinguished golf course architects, the ASGCA is the oldest professional organisation of golf course designers in America.

“This is a tremendous honour, not just for me but also for Schmidt-Curley Design,” said Schmidt, a Principal at the award-winning Schmidt-Curley Design and a stalwart of the industry for more than 40 years. Schmidt, aged 66, is taking over the ASGCA Presidency from Rick Robbins and will hold the post for one year.

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Brian Curley Makes The Case For TPC Sawgrass

In the latest issue of SI GOLF+, Golf Magazine Architecture and Travel Editor, Joe Passov, asks Brian Curley his thoughts on TPC Sawgrass and what makes it great.

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PGA TOUR China’s Inaugural Season Kicks Off At Sandbelt Trails

Tomorrow morning’s opening tee shot will officially mark the beginning of the PGA Tour China’s inaugural season. The “Mission Hills Haikou Open” will be played  from April 17th-20th on the Schmidt-Curley designed Sandbelt Trails golf course, the first of 12 events that will offer the top 5 money leaders a 2015 Web.com Tour Card at the end of the season. 

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Cheyenne Woods To Play In LPGA Founders Cup At S-C’s Wildfire Golf Course

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Following her first major professional tour win at the Ladies Masters in Queensland, Australia, Cheyenne woods has accepted an invite to play in the 2014 LPGA Founders Cup in Scottsdale, Arizona. The tournament will once again be played at Marriott’s Wildfire Golf Club. The event has been hosted on 9 holes of the Schmidt-Curley/ Nick Faldo Designed “Faldo” course and 9 holes of the “Palmer” course, since it was established in 2011. TV coverage begins March 20th at 6:30PM ET on the Golf Channel.  

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Schmidt-Curley Spring Newsletter is Out!

SC Spring Newsletter


Schmidt-Curley Breaks Into Myanmar!


The new project is the Mandalay Myotha Golf Club which will be located southwest of Mandalay, the last royal capital of Myanmar, widely regarded as the hub of Myanmar’s culture its commercial and business activities. The 8,000 yard, Par 72 layout

will be designed in association with Kyi Hla Han a former professional golfer and executive chairman the Asian Tour. The course design aims to take full advantage of the site’s dramatic terrain, with golf holes playing along deep river canyons and fairways routed through a vast rolling landscape.

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