in the press
Belmont Golf Course renovations underway with restoring history a major focus
Aired: June 4, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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