Gary Player Design is leading a series of renovations at the Cougar Point golf course on Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina, USA. Jeff Lawrence, senior designer for Gary Player Design, is overseeing design modifications at the course, which was originally designed by Player’s golf course design firm. The focus of the project is to convert fairways, tees and greens from bermuda grass to Paspalum, which is a more sustainable turf variety for this particular type of coastal environment. More design enhancements are also being implemented, including the redesign of three green complexes and the renovation of all the bunkers on the golf course. “We had an opportunity to make meaningful refinements to the bunkers to enhance the playability […]