THE AXLAND FILE ALTHOUGH HE’S BEEN A KEY PLAYER IN THE CREATION OF SOME OF THE WORLD’S FINEST MODERN COURSES, DAVE AXLAND HAS ALWAYS KEPT A LOW PROFILE. NOW, AS HIS BUNKER HILL PARTNERSHIP UNVEILS ITS FIRST ORIGINAL DESIGN IN TWENTY YEARS, A NEW CHAPTER ARRIVES FOR ONE OF GOLF’S MOST INFLUENTIAL BUILDERS. BY DEREK … Read more
Golf Construction Update
Probably the biggest news coming from Old Toccoa Farm is the completion of their 18-hole Bunker Hill Golf designed golf course. For the past few years, members have enjoyed the beautiful and challenging 9-holes that were completed, but by early summer this year, (targeting mid-July), members and guests will be playing the full 18-holes. If … Read more
On March 7th, Old Toccoa Farm golf course designers, Dan Proctor and Dave Axland, along with master shaper Jack Dredla (all with Bunker Hill Golf), visited with us and we reviewed the remaining scope of work required to open the full 18-holes in early summer. Dan flew in from Oregon, where he is currently working … Read more
The weather cooperated into the early part of December and we were able to stay on schedule with construction of the final 9-holes of golf. We grassed holes 1,2,10 and 12 and have run mainline irrigation to all remaining holes with the exception of #17 and #18 green. This work puts us in great shape … Read more
Another day and a significant amount of work has been completed. Bunker Hill Golf’s Master shaper Jack Dredla and principal designer/architect Dan Proctor have the contours looking great, the bunkers created and more and more sod is going down at the green surrounds and now moving to the fairways. Stay tuned, we are making progress.