(April 30, 2013) – Four of the legendary golf course architects whose imprint on Reynolds Plantation has been both historic and monumental were in attendance last week at the 67th annual American Society of Golf Course Architects conference, held at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation.
Bob Cupp – who created the first golf course on Lake Oconee in 1986 (now called The Landing) as well as the Plantation Course (the first at Reynolds Plantation) – joined Tom Fazio (National Course) and Jim Engh (The Creek Club) as the ASGCA presented Rees Jones (designer of the Oconee Course) with its highest honor, the Donald Ross Award.
The event marked the first time these golf course architects have been together on the Lake Oconee property, with Jack Nicklaus (who designed the Great Waters Course) represented by Nicklaus Designs’ Chris Cochran, who was involved in the most recent renovation of Great Waters.
Reynolds Plantation—the lakefront golf resort community located between Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia—has long been known as the South’s most complete and exciting golf experience, featuring six outstanding courses (117 holes) and the ultimate in high-tech instruction and club fitting at The Kingdom at Reynolds Plantation
“Golf is the cornerstone of the Reynolds Plantation lifestyle,” said Mark Lammi, Vice President of Golf Operations for Reynolds Plantation. “The golf courses that each of these architects gave us are world-class by themselves, but bring them together, as we are uniquely able to do, and our members and guests of Reynolds Plantation have a golf experience without comparison.”
About Reynolds Plantation
Reynolds Plantation, located between Atlanta and Augusta, Ga., is situated along more than 374 miles of Lake Oconee shoreline and features six championship golf courses, dining, swimming pools, pedestrian trails, marinas, a tennis center and a wellness campus. Reynolds Plantation is also home to The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, a 251-room lakefront resort and spa, which was named a 2013 AAA Five Diamond Lodging and 2012 Forbes Four-Star resort. The community is located about an hour and a half from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
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Photo: From left: Chris Cochran, Bob Cupp, Jim Engh, Rees Jones and Tom Fazio
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