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Belmont Golf Course renovations underway with restoring history a major focus

Aired: June 4, 2020

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Henrico County Government documents the start of construction and captures Scot Sherman’s and Mark Love’s thoughts on the project:

Published: May 22, 2020


Belmont Golf Renovations in Motion

First Tee hopes to bridge golf’s past, future at Lakeside landmark.

Published: May 21, 2020

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Feed. The. Ball. Episode 65: Scot Sherman

Designer Scot Sherman began his career working for the Dye family before joining Bobby Weed as an associate. He’s now the lead designer for Love Golf Design, the firm of brothers Mark Love and Davis Love III. In addition to overseeing new projects for them, he’s currently helping prep the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island for the 2021 PGA Championship. Topics in this discussion include bizarre and frightening encounters on job sites, the influence of Pete and Alice Dye, how historic architects (Raynor, Ross) seep into his work, walking the fine line between preserving and eradicating historic Tillinghast architecture at Belmont in Richmond, and the intrigue of small courses.

Published: February 13, 2020

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Brandel Chamblee’s solutions to fix golf’s problems? Grow the rough, play 12 holes

The United States Golf Association and the R&A released their highly anticipated report which determined distance is playing an excessive role in the game and causing the sport to go in an unsustainable direction.

Published: February 4, 2020

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Love Golf Design to transform Belmont golf course

Love Golf Design has been appointed to transform Belmont golf course in Richmond, Virginia, following the award of a 20-year management contract to non-profit organisation The First Tee of Greater Richmond.

Published: December 12, 2019

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The First Tee Enters Agreement with Henrico County to Operate, Manage Historic Belmont Golf Course

Organization Plans $4-Million-Plus Renovation Led by Love Golf Design to Include Driving Range, Short-Game Course, Short Course, Putting Course

Published: December 11, 2019

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Belmont Golf Course to get $4M transformation in deal with First Tee

The century-old Belmont Golf Course soon will be transformed as part of an ambitious $4 million plan led by a local nonprofit.

Published: December 10, 2019

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