On July 13, The Manly Golf Club in Sydney opened the final stage of their new course. Over the past 3 years The Manly Golf Club has undergone a major transformation involving the rebuilding of the entire course. The north and south paddocks are now known as the North Links and the South Links. Prior [...]
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Thomson Perrett continues to be at the forefront of golf development with 4 projects currently under construction in Qinzhou, Xian, Wujiang and Dalian and several in the planning stages. Qinzhou – The first nine of 27 holes at Qinzhou is nearing completion. Despite the rugged terrain a very playable course is emerging with some spectacular [...]
Despite the fact that golf course development in Australia and around the world is experiencing a general slowdown, Thomson Perrett continue to be busy. Thomson Perrett Managing Director Ross Perrett says “that while golf development may never reach the heights of the 90s, the future for Thomson Perrett and golf course architects remains positive”. Ross [...]
MElbourne golf course design company Thomson Perrett is no stranger to mixing it with the big boys. Next week, though, its world-renowned architecture for the first time must stand the test of the girls – and on the biggest stage possible. Managing director Ross Perrett flies with his team to Brazil on Monday to present [...]
The full remodel of the Manly Golf Club is nearing completion and has already proven to be a huge success having received the tick of approval by the Golf Club and its members. Feedback from members has been extremely positive and the remodel has led to 122 new members signing up since the works began [...]
The Rio 2016 Olympic Committee has recognized Thomson Perrett Golf Course Architects as one of the leading golf course architecture companies in the world by including them in the 8 company short list to design the golf course which will host the golf event in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games. In October 2011, [...]
The Peter Thomson Centenary Classic will be held at Thomson Perrett’s Sandhurst Club on Monday 14 November. Peter Thomson will be in attendance and you have the opportunity to play. If you are interested, click here for more information.
Thomson Perrett Managing Director Ross Perrett made history when he acted as the Golf Environment Organisation’s (GEO) official verifier in accrediting The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course as the first GEO Certified™ facility in Asia-Pacific. See article by Inside Golf.
“Courses abound in many forms, but the very best are set in beautiful natural settings of tranquillity and beauty. Such is what we at Thomson Perrett are planning for at XIAN INTERNATIONAL GOLF CLUB. Golf has a virtue of creation not destruction. Our aim and hope is to enhance the nature of the land, as [...]
Just days after competing in the recent Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, two-time world champion, Fernando Alonso enjoyed driving a different course, this time at the Thomson Perrett designed Hamilton Island Golf Club. Alonso took a well deserved break at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island, staying at luxurious resort [...]
In late 2009, Thomson Perrett’s Ross Perett launched a new architecture company, Perrett Ewart Leaf, to focus on clubhouses and building architecture. Perrett Ewart Leaf have been busy since inception and received a glowing wrap in the March edition of the PGA Magazine. See below article.
Thomson Perrett Chairman, Peter Thomson, the man with the vision to create the best golf course in regional Australia overlooking the spectacular South Sale wetlands, officially commemorated the construction of the Gippsland Links Development project on Friday 4th March. The Deputy Premier of Victoria Hon Peter Ryan and Mayor of the Wellington Shire Jeff Amos [...]
Thomson Perrett welcomes Golf Course Architect and Landscape Architect Stuart Rennie to our team. Stuart is a Scottish lad who joins Thomson Perrett having recently graduated from the European Institute of Golf Course Architects Professional Diploma in Golf Course Design with Distinction. Stuart was awarded TORO Student Golf Course Architect Award for 2010 for being [...]
After more than four years of planning, the first stage of the Yarra Bend Golf Driving Range was opened for play on 3 October 2010. One of the first to tee off at the new driving range was Stuart Appleby, who was on site on 7 October. Stuart is part of the Yarra Bend management [...]
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Media release from the Minister for Industry and Trade: Thomson Perrett – the golf course design company established in 1965 by Australian golfing great Peter Thomson – has been commended as an exporter at the 2010 Governor of Victoria Awards. Industry and Trade Minister Jacinta Allan said Thomson Perrett consult to both domestic and international [...]
Thomson Perrett continue to make a mark in China and currently have projects under construction in Dalian, Xian, Hainan Island and Wujiang. Others on the drawing board include courses at Luohe, Qinzhou and Changzhou. The golf boom in China shows no sign of abating in the short term as the Chinese embrace the game.Whilst the [...]
Peter Thomson did not look out of place when he joined other past champions at the 2010 British Open in St Andrews. Greats such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Nick Faldo all joined Peter in front of the R&A. Peter was scheduled to participate in the Champions event [...]
Thomson Perrett have now built seven holes at the new Mandalay Beveridge development. The development is proving to be a great success with stages 1-8 nearly sold out already. The success of this projects highlights the importance of golf to residential developments and the important role play Thomson Perrett can play. Click here to see [...]
On 28 July, Ross Perrett, Ian Stanley and the Mayor of Sale launched The Vantage Point development where Thomson Perrett will be building a new Championship course for the Sale Golf Club. Just 20 minutes from 90 mile beach and with stunning panoramic views over the Ramsar wetlands to the Great Dividing Range, the development [...]
Ross Perrett and his Perrett Ewert Leaf partners William Leaf and Toby Ewert are busy working on some exciting building architecture projects. They have recently designed residential buildings in South Yarra, Armadale and Inverloch and are currently working on a number of commercial projects, including a clubhouse in China. Perrett Ewert Leaf promote a brand [...]
Thomson Perrett Managing Director Ross Perrett has invested in the Mornington Peninsula’s, St Andrews Beach Golf Course. Having obtained the original permits for the course and designed the original masterplan more than 10 years ago, Ross has a strong link to the project. Ross has teamed up with a Chinese friend who has a passion [...]
Thomson Perrett has been recognised by the Victoria Government for its international success by being shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Small to Medium Services’ category of the 2010 Governor of Victoria Export Awards. The winners will be announced on 4 October at Government House. The Governor of Victoria Export Awards is one of the [...]
In late March there was a very significant meeting of minds at The World Golf Forum of Golf Course Architects, St Andrews University in St Andrews, Scotland. The initiatives discussed at this conference will have very positive long term benefits for golf development in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. There are many challenges facing [...]
Thomson Perrett have joined forces with a group of Australia’s best golfers, including Geoff Ogilvy, Stuart Appleby and Paul Sheehan, and Australia’s leading Golf Academy, Bann Lynch, in a consortium which will manage the Yarra Bend Golf Course. Yarra Bend is situated in Yarra Bend Park, only 4 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD. The course [...]
Thomson Perrett & Lobb has been appointed to consult on and oversee important design work on two historic courses close to London – The Berkshire Golf Club, one of the UK’s Top 100 Courses, and The Richmond Golf Club, Surrey. The Berkshire, which features two of the finest, traditional heathland golf courses, with 69 bunkers [...]
International golf course architecture firm, Thomson Perrett, which was established in 1965 by 5 times British Open winner Peter Thomson and now led by Head Designer and Managing Director Ross Perrett, is busy on the international stage with current projects in China, Dubai, Egypt, United Kingdom, Vietnam and Australia. In China, Thomson Perrett are very [...]
Selecting a signature hole at Hamilton Island Golf Club is no easy task. While most golf clubs, particularly resort courses, like to nominate an iconic member of their 18 to build a reputation upon and to market the course, Hamilton Island has arguably a dozen or more worthy candidates. Since its opening, many first-time visitors [...]