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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Nov 10th, 2020 — Pender Harbour Golf Club, operated and managed by the Pender Harbour Golf Club Society, located on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast is pleased to announce the appointment of the Canadian and British based golf course architectural firm, LOBB + PARTNERS.

 

Lobb + Partners will conduct a Golf Course Review and provide a hole-by-hole documentation of the nine hole facility as it exists today. This review process and the resulting submission will enable Lobb + Partners, in conjunction with course Superintendent Allan Dewald, and the volunteer member board, to prioritize a list of golf course improvement projects. The course review and priority list will then form the foundation for future planning, and course improvement decisions.

 

Pender Harbour Golf Club in British Columbia, Canada appoint LOBB + PARTNERS. The dramatic downhill second hole pictured.

Pender Harbour Golf Club in British Columbia, Canada appoint LOBB + PARTNERS. The dramatic downhill second hole pictured.

 

 

At the forefront of this project is an understanding Pender Harbour Golf Club is a smaller, community focused golf club, who recognizes a need to innovate and to provide consistency in their course planning and improvements process. It is embraced future golf course improvement projects are to be driven by intelligent design solutions which lead to quantifiable returns on investment. At the forefront of this, is a desire to ease course maintenance in certain areas and to enhance the playability and golf experience for members and guests.

 

Looking back from the spectacular second green at Pender Harbour Golf Club

Looking back from the spectacular second green at Pender Harbour Golf Club

 

 

“PHGC’s strategic partnership with Lobb + Partners in envisioned as a massive opportunity to partner with a reputable global golf course architecture and consulting firm. Strategic planning and short term goal setting, utilizing the expertise of Lobb + Partners, will surely enable Pender Harbour Golf Club to continue to operate successfully as a Society under the BC Societies Act, while further growing the game of golf on the Sunshine Coast” said Brett Hallborg, Board Member, Pender Harbour Golf Club

 

 

Pender Harbour appoints add to the growing list of consultancy assignments for LOBB + PARTNERS

The Pender Harbour Golf Club appointment adds to the growing list of consultancy assignments for LOBB + PARTNERS in Canada

 

 

“Not only is PHGC a memorable golf experience and wonderful example of a successful community golf, it is also example of passionate, innovative, forward thinking people, who have come together over their love for golf. We are really excited for this opportunity, and look forward to working with Allan and his team, along with the society members, to help craft a sustainable vision and plan for course improvements” commented Oliver Tubb, Design Associate for LOBB + PARTNERS.


The review work with Pender Harbour Golf Club is scheduled to commence during the winter of 2020 / 2021.

 

The review of and recommendations for Pender Harbour shall commence over the coming months

The review of and recommendations for Pender Harbour Golf Club shall continue over the coming months

 

 

About Pender Harbour Golf Club:
The spectacular Pender Harbour Golf Club opened in 1986 and is operated and managed by the Pender Harbour Golf Club Society members and volunteers. It strong community focussed golf club with over 200 annual members, and is fully accessible for the public players.

Golfers can play on almost every day of the year thanks to the mild climate of the Sunshine Coast. The club is conveniently located just three hours from Vancouver and includes a full length nine hole golf course, covered driving range, short-game practice area, a pro shop, restaurant and maintenance facility.

All golfers are welcomed at this friendly, casual, public course, where multiple tees and a variety of

elevations provide an interesting challenge for all skill levels.
Golf course maintenance is practiced according to the best environmental-care policies.
www.pendergolf.ca

 

About LOBB + PARTNERS:
This international golf design firm was founded by Tim Lobb after the retirement of his previous partner, five times Open Champion Peter Thomson in 2016 from their firm Thomson Perrett & Lobb. Throughout the twenty-five-year golf design career of Tim Lobb, he has been involved with the creation of ten new golf courses and worked in more than twenty different countries.

Additionally, the design practice consults to many highly regarding existing golf courses throughout Britain, Europe and Canada.

In 2018, LOBB + PARTNERS expanded and opened their Canadian base in British Columbia with former European Golf Design member, Alex Hay. Further expansion saw PGA of Canada professional and BLA graduate Oliver Tubb join the team in 2019. Alex and Oliver are based in Whistler and North Vancouver respectively.

The practice places a high regard for sustainable and intelligent design solutions on all projects
undertaken.
www.lobbandpartners.com

 

WRITTEN ON November 10th, 2020 BY Tim AND STORED IN Golf News, Our projects, Top Courses, Uncategorized

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