The revamping of the course will start in July and is expected to be complete by October. The work will include brand new tee boxes on every hole, tree removal, repair of the cart path and eighth-hole fairway. “The improvements and enhancements we have planned on the golf course will deliver a truly premier experience that our members and their families will enjoy for many years to come,” says Club President Phillip Miles.
A Hoover, Ala. golf course is preparing for a $1 million renovation project, Birmingham Business Journal reported.
Riverchase Country Club will begin revamping its course in July with plans to be complete by October. The renovation will include brand new tee boxes on every hole, a tree removal project across the course, repairing the cart path and eighth hole fairway, redoing approaches and removing certain fairway bunkers, Birmingham Business Journal reported.
The aim of the renovations is to increase the course’s playability. Golf Course Architect John LaFoy of in Greenville, S.C., is leading the project.
“This summer marks the beginning of an exciting new era at Riverchase Country Club,” said Phillip Miles, club president. “The improvements and enhancements we have planned on the golf course will deliver a truly premier experience that our members and their families will enjoy for many years to come. We’re also excited to position ourselves at the forefront of many of the emerging trends in golf course design and development with the work we’re doing with John LaFoy. There’s a true focus on improving playability and making the golf course more accessible for players of all abilities, and we’re excited to showcase this work to not only the membership, but the greater Birmingham golf community.”
LaFoy previously completed projects at two other courses in Birmingham, Birmingham Business Journal reported. He renovated the Country Club of Birmingham’s East Course in 2019. He also worked on three holes at the Bent Brook Gold Club earlier this year.