Links-style Course Won Best New of 2016

‘There was something about the contour that makes it almost perfect for golf’ – Hanse

By Gregg Dewalt

Gil Hanse has time to talk.

It’s rush hour in New York City and of course he’s stuck in traffic.

“I think everybody in New York City drives,” said Hanse, one of the hottest names in the golf course design business. From there, the conversation quickly turns to the topic at hand — Mossy Oak Golf Club — the latest completed project in the Hanse portfolio….

Mossy Oak, a links-style course that would look right at home in Scotland, opened in September 2016 and quickly earned accolades as one of the best new courses of 2016 by Golf.com. Built on a site previously occupied by the Knob Hill Dairy Farm, it is the culmination of a 20-year vision by Old Waverly Golf Club owner George Bryan. More