October 6, 2014
Gatineau, Quebec - The historic Rivermead Golf Club, established in 1910 in Gatineau, Quebec, is set to begin their next phase of course renovations under the direction of architect Jeff Mingay.
In the Fall of 2017 the architect, renowned for his work on heritage golf sites (see his website here), completed a renovation of the par 3, 8th hole at the club as a preview for the membership. Now the club is embarking on the next chapter, with the intention to eventually reshape the look of the entire golf course and practice facility.
Beginning on October 1st, work will begin on the 4th, 9th, 10th, and 12th holes.
When we spoke with Mingay at this year's RBC Canadian Open he expressed his delight to be working on a property that he feels has amazing potential as they build on a well-established pedigree of the property. The original Charlie Murray design consisted of nine holes and was expanded within a few years to eighteen by George Cumming. Subsequent work has been completed by Ken Skodacek and Graham Cooke.
While adding to the courses' ability to meet modern expectations, Mingay will look to restore a look and feel that ties the course to…
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