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WRITTEN ON Thursday, September 25th, 2014 BY Tim AND STORED IN Our projects, Tim Lobb, Top Courses

    Thomson Perrett & Lobb has begun construction on a new practice facility for the St George’s Hill club in Surrey, England. Designed by Harry Colt in 1912, St George’s Hill was the first ever masterplanned golf and housing development, and the course remains one of Britain’s finest. The club commissioned TPL, with golf [...]


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WRITTEN ON Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 BY Tim AND STORED IN Our projects, Tim Lobb, Top Courses

  Woking Golf Club in Surrey, England, has opened its new par three sixteenth hole. The new hole, which was designed by architect Tim Lobb, London-based principal of Thomson Perrett & Lobb, the firm founded by five-times Open champion Peter Thomson, represents the most significant change to the historic course in over 50 years.   [...]


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WRITTEN ON Monday, March 10th, 2014 BY Tim AND STORED IN Our projects, Tim Lobb, Top Courses

  The north Cornish coast is a tough place to get into the golf business. With courses of the quality of St Enodoc and Trevose within a few miles, competition for both members and visitors is fierce. But the new owners of the Point at Polzeath, located very near to the holiday hotspot of Rock, [...]


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WRITTEN ON Saturday, October 12th, 2013 BY Tim AND STORED IN Tim Lobb, Top Courses, Travels

Tim Lobb recently visited Iceland be a guest speaker at the Icelandic Groundsman & Greenkeepers Association conference. He spoke about TPL’s experience on successfully renovating existing golf courses and how this could help Icelandic golf courses. Bruce Jamieson also gave an interesting lecture on green aeration as well as Charles Gregory of Toro introducing new [...]


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WRITTEN ON Friday, August 30th, 2013 BY Tim AND STORED IN Our projects, Tim Lobb, Top Courses

  Historic Wimbledon Park Golf Club complete bunker and course renovation with stunning results   Wimbledon Park Golf Club — which is located directly opposite the world-famous All England Lawn Tennis Club — has recently completed a major renovation under the supervision of London-based golf design firm Thomson Perrett & Lobb.     As well [...]


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WRITTEN ON Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 BY Tim AND STORED IN Tim Lobb, Top Courses

Tim Lobb writes on his experience of playing Cypress Point and Pebble Beach on the same day (2nd March 2012). Last Friday I was fortunate enough to play two of the greatest golf courses in the world on the same day. Below is an account of what can only be described as a golfing dream. [...]


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WRITTEN ON Friday, October 28th, 2011 BY Tim AND STORED IN Our projects, Tim Lobb, Top Courses

Thomson Perrett & Lobb have been consulting to Royal Jersey Golf Club on bunkering strategy and course playability for about a year. Royal Jersey Golf Club is a stunning links course founded in 1878 and the birthpace of the great Harry Vardon and Ted Ray. Incidentally they were both in the same class at school. [...]


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WRITTEN ON Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 BY Tim AND STORED IN Golf News, Top Courses

Dr John Green describes the preparations being undertaken at Royal Melbourne Golf Cup for the upcoming Preseident Cup.


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 BY Tim AND STORED IN Tim Lobb, Top Courses

July 20th 2011 The annual Thomson Cup (TPL Golf Day) was played yesterday on the magnificent Red Course at The Berkshire Golf Club. With weeks of rain and sunshine preceeding the event the course was in great shape and the greens running as smooth as ever. Well done to Ian Morrison and all the ground staff [...]


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WRITTEN ON Thursday, February 10th, 2011 BY Tim AND STORED IN Andrew Goosen, Golf News, Top Courses

Andrew Goosen attended the SA Public Sector Invitational held at Pearl Valley Golf Estate on the 9th February, invited by Con Strydom, Associate Director of ARUP Cape Town. The golf day was a prelim event to the opening of the SA parliament and an opportunity for private and public sectors to rub shoulders. The very [...]


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