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Ian and David’s Top 5 Open Venues

This week sees the Open Championship return to Carnoustie, without doubt one of the most popular on the Open rota.

Growing the Game

A common phrase heard in 2018 and over the past few years as golf participation declines but what can we as golf course designers do to help “grow the game”?

Russell & Woosnam's Design Ethos

RAW Golf Course Design was formed in 2001 by David J Russell and Ian Woosnam to provide a level of service and experience that they felt was unavailable with any other golf course design company in Europe.

Empathy in Course Design

RAW prides itself on creating a product that sees every player enjoy the experience of playing one of our courses. In a modern world of golf course architecture it appears golf courses are being designed with a focus on challenging the top professional