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"These are considered some of Thompson's best bunkers, thanks in part to Canadian architect Ian Andrew, who supervised their rebuilding over a five-year period, highlighting their sweeping lines and graceful movements.


 

Ron Whitten on St. George’s

Golf Digest Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Media

 

 
2017

 

Knudson Nine at Oakdale G&CC undergoes Thompson-style makeover (click on title to see article)

Sean Dudley - Golf Architecture - November 2017

“Transforming the third nine at Oakdale from a bad Pete Dye like nine through to a cohesive Stanley Thompson inspired nine. It’s all about balancing play and feeling like Thompson built all 27 holes.”

 

Really old school (click on title to see article)

Guy Cipriano - Golf Course Industry - November 2017

The best insight anywhere on how architects research history and make their decisions on what to do. Knollwood CC provides the background to an interesting process.”

 

Getting to Know: Ian Andrew, Golf Course Architect (click on title to see article)

American Golfer – September 2017

I answer many typical questions about my past and the future of architecture, but the part I recommend is on what I think is the best hole I ever designed – 12th at Maple Downs”

 

Renovated Knollwood golf course harkens to Bobby Jones' era

Michael Dougherty, USA Today

“Another look into the process at Knollwood CC, but in this case its more about the club’s process and journey.”

 

What About Less?

Guy Cipriano - Golf Course Industry - February 2017

“A great discussion featuring myself and Todd Quintino discussing whether we need so many bunkers and are they as relevant to what we do.”

 

Knollwood completes Raynor/Banks restoration with help of Ian Andrew

Adam Lawrence - Golf Architecture - January 2017

“A nice overview of the process and what was done in the restoration at Knollwood CC”

 
 
2016

 

Sunningdale Architectural Panel (video) (click on title to watch)

Panel is: Brad Klein, Mike Devries and myself

December 2016

 

Relaunching Laval-sur-le-lac (video)

Jason Logan

Score Television

August 2016

 

Restoring Glory (click on title to see article)

“Andrew’s most important project — and perhaps the most notable in Canada — was the

bunker restoration at Toronto’s St. George’s G&CC”

Jason Logan

Score Golf

August 2016

 

 

2015

 

St. George’s Restores It’s Lustre

Lorne Rubenstein

Score Golf

June 2015

 

Reintroducing Islington

Jason Logan

Score Golf

June 2015

 

Seeing the Golf Course Through Expert Eyes

Matt Ward
Epoch Times

 

 

Behind the curtains of Augusta National

Matt Ward
Epoch Times

 

Interview with Ian Andrew

Jason Way

Geeked on Golf

March 2015

 

2014

 

Review of Laval

Robert Thompson
Score Golf

 

Kawartha Golf and Country Club going ahead with $8.5-million renovation

Lois Tuffin

Kawartha Media Group

June 2014

 

Open Agenda

Rick Young
Score Golf

 

Ian Andrew leading renovation work at Islington Golf Club
Sean Dudley
Golf Course Architecture Magazine

 

Tom Doak and Ian Andrew to rebuild all greens at St George’s this summer
Adam Lawrence
Golf Course Architecture Magazine

 

Seeing Augusta as Experts See It

Matt Ward
New England Golf Monthly

 

 

2013

 

No Holds Barred with Ian Andrew (video)

Frank Mastroianni
Canadian Golfer

 

Canadian Golf Magazine Podcast (audio)

Frank Mastroianni
Canadian Golfer

 

Conversations with the Unknown Architects – Part 2

Tony Dear
Cybergolf

 

Courses Of Most Resistance

Adam Lawrence
Links Magazine

 

 

2012

 

Interview with Buffalo Golfer

Ron Montesano
Buffalo Golfer

 

Renovation of the Year in 2012

Thomas Dunne
Links Magazine

 

 

2011

 

Changing Times in Golf Course Design

Lorne Rubenstein
Globe and Mail

 

Recent Highlands Links Reviews

Robert Thompson, Vic Williams, Leroy Peach
Various newspapers

 

Interviewed by Fairway Stevie (video)

Steve Waxman
Canadian Golfer

 

Interview on Sympatico about Highlands Links (video)

Robert Thompson
Sympatico Golf

Pro Shop Magazine Article

Rick Young
Pro Shop Magazine

 

CBC Interview on Highlands Links (audio)

Charlie Cuff, CBC Sports
Going for the Green

 

Feature Article in Hamilton Spectator

Gary MacKay
Hamilton Spectator

Golf’s Most Influential Architects

Robert Vasilak
Golf Inc.

 

Weir/Andrew to Redesign Laval for Canadian Open

Robert Thompson
Going for the Green

 

Weir to Redesign Montreal Area Course

Lorne Rubenstein
Globe and Mail

 

A Canadian Treasure in Danger

Lorne Rubenstein
Globe and Mail

 

 

2010

 

Exciting plans at Highlands Links

Adam Lawrence
Golf Course Architecture Magazine
 
The Most Interesting People in the World (of Ontario Golf)
Robert Thompson
Ontario Golf News
Fall, 2010
 
CPGA Radio Show (audio)
featuring Ian Andrew
April 17th, 2010
 
The New Stewardship
“They’re just a lot more fun,” insists Andrew. “If you’re a good player, you’re not going to rip that course apart. But every once in a while you’re going to have a great round, and what’s wrong with that?”
Chris Millard, Golf World
March 22nd , 2010
 
Back to the Drawing Board

“For Canadian designer Ian Andrew, the shift was dramatic. “I knew the economy turned when one year Tom Doak was recommending me for a job, and the next year I was going head-to-head against him.” 
Chris Millard, Golf World

March 15th, 2010
 
Weir Seeks to Stand the Test of Time
Golf Course Architecture Magazine
March, 2010
 
Market Your Course Designer
“I guarantee whoever gets that first Mike Weir-Ian Andrew designed golf course in Canada is going to have a significant long-term marketing chip to play.”
Rick Young, Score Magazine
March, 2010
 

 

2009

 
Awaiting Ian
Jeff Brooke, Score Golf
July, 2009
 
The Top 25 Most Influential Figures in Canadian Golf 
Robert Thompson, National Post
May, 2009
 
People in the News: Ian Andrew
By Peter Mumford
January 22, 2009
 
Mike Weir Partners With Golf Architect Ian Andrew
By Robert Thompson
January 21, 2009
 

 

2008

 
Rolling and Tumbling
“In a day and age where many of the best known designers continue to push courses back looking for excessive length, they have forgotten that green contour is the great equalizer in the game.”
By Adam Lawrence
Golf Architecture Magazine
January 1, 2008

 

 

 

 

Ian Andrew Golf Design Inc.  47 Dufferin Avenue,  Brantford,  Ontario,   N3T 4P6   (519)-752-8456