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Moraine's $5 million renovation is making headlines

The renovation of Moraine’s historic golf course is catching the attention of the local and national golfing community. Here is what the media is saying about the result of renowned golf course architect Keith Foster’s efforts to return this piece of PGA history back to its original Scottish links style design.

GCSAA Regional Blogs
Renovations at Moraine Country Club

July 29, 2016


Cape Gazette 
Between grass and trees, pick grass every time

The Cape Gazette featured Moraine's tree removal in an article about the benefits of limited trees on golf courses. 

June 24, 2016


Hole by Hole 
Between grass and trees, pick grass every time

Hole by Hole featured Moraine's tree removal in an article about the benefits of limited trees on golf courses. 

June 24, 2016


ESPN Radio Coastal "Back 9 Boys"
Keith Foster on "The 19th Hole"

"Back 9 Boys"; radio program interviewed Keith Foster on June 18 to discuss the U.S. Open, tree removal and his renovation at Moraine Country Club. 

June 18, 2016


Links Magazine
The Treeless Trend

Links Magazine detailed Moraine's tree removal and shows before and after photos of the renovation. 

June 17, 2016


Dayton Daily News 
Moraine Country Club goes back in time with $5 million renovation

Dayton Daily News spoke with superintendent Jason Mahl and head professional Brent Sipe for a video segment about Moraine's renovation and tree removal. 

June 17, 2016


The Wall Street Journal
Why Oakmont Waged a War on Trees

The Wall Street Journal quoted course architect Keith Foster regarding how Oakmont Country Club, site of the 2016 U.S. Open, blazed a trail for other golf courses like Moraine to undergo tree removal projects. 

June 13, 2016


Dayton Daily News
Renovated Moraine Country Club golf course ready for use

Dayton Daily News discussed the renovation to the golf course at Moraine Country Club and previews its reopening to members. The article articulates how course architect Keith Foster brought back some of the course's historic characteristics while simultaneously making changes to improve both sight-lines and playability.

June 11, 2016


ABC/Fox News Dayton
Course at Moraine Country Club Reopens after $5 Million Renovation


ABC and Fox News Dayton spoke with superintendent Jason Mahl and head professional Brent Sipe about the renovation to Moraine's course and its June 11 reopening. 

June 10, 2016


Bunkershot Magazine
The course at historic Moraine Country Club (Dayton, OH) has reopened

Bunkershot Magazine shared news on the reopening of Moraine Country Club's course following the renovation that restored the course back to its original design, similar to when Byron Nelson won his 5th and final major title at Moraine in the 1945 PGA Championship. 

June 10, 2016


NBC News Dayton
Moraine Country Club draws from its past for its future

NBC News Dayton spoke with superintendent Jason Mahl and head professional Brent Sipe about Moraine's renovation and its June 11 reopening. 

June 9, 2016


Golf News Net
Keith Foster on "The Jay Flemma Show"

"The Jay Flemma Show" on Golf News Net spoke with course architect Keith Foster about the trend of tree removal in golf and his work at Moraine Country Club. 

June 8, 2016


Golf Course Superintendent Association of America - XM Radio
Jason Mahl on GCSAA Radio

GCSAA Radio interviewed Moraine's Jason Mahl regarding the course renovation.

June 8, 2016


CBS Radio's "The 19th Hole"

Keith Foster on "The 19th Hole"

"The 19th Hole" on CBS Radio Las Vegas interviewed course architect Keith Foster about the renovations at Moraine Country Club and the trend of tree removal in golf. 

June 4, 2016


TurfNet Magazine 
Renovation takes historic Ohio course back to the future

TurfNet Magazine spoke with Jason Mahl about Moraine Country Club's decision to bring the golf course back to its traditional Scottish links style layout. 

June 3, 2016


Golf Course Architecture  

Moraine Country Club Course to reopen 11 June

Golf Course Architecture shared Keith Foster's work on Moraine Country Club's renovation, which includes the removal of more than 2,000 trees and the addition of eight miles of drainage to tees, greens and wet areas of the fairways.  

May 26, 2016


WorldGolf

Golf course at Moraine Country Club in Dayton, Ohio reopens after $5 million renovation

WorldGolf reported on Moraine's extensive renovation at the hands of Keith Foster.

May 25, 2016


Club and Resort Business
Morine CC to Reopen Golf Course on June 11

Club and Resort Business highlighted Moraine's renovation and previewed the course reopening to members. 

May 25, 2016


American Golfer Blog
Course at Moraine Country Club Reopens after $5 Million Renovation 

American Golfer Blog reported on Moraine Country Club's renovation that brings the course's look and feel to 1945 when Byron Nelson won a thrilling PGA Championship at Moraine. 

May 4, 2016


Dayton Daily News

Course renovation complete at Moraine Country Club

Dayton Daily News reveals the steps that golf course architect Keith Foster and greens superintendent Jason Mahl took to transform the course back to the original Scottish flavor it had when it first opened in 1930. 

December 12, 2015