Blyth Golf Club Improvements ....posted on 23 Feb 2015
Work on the 1st hole greenside bunker has now been completed as part of a long term raft of improvements to the golf course following a report by Ritson Golf Design. 


Renovation Work Starts at Blyth Golf Club ....posted on 09 Oct 2014
Work has now started on a major renovation programme to improve the sand bunkers at Blyth Golf Club in Northumberland. Steve is working with Jim and the greenkeepers to remodel the greenside bunkers on the 1st to 5th holes during the winter months.


Redesign Underway at Ullesthorpe Golf Course ....posted on 02 Sep 2014
Ritson Golf Design have been appointed to redesign some of the holes at Ullesthorpe Golf Course Leicester shire including redesigned holes on the 1st and 2nd and lengthening of the 15th hole to a new green.


Paradise Golf and Beach Resort Due To Resume Construction ....posted on 27 Jun 2014
Steve has just returned from a visit to the Paradise Golf and Beach Resort Morocco to meet with specialist golf project managers who are now working towards re-starting construction in order to complete the golf course. 


New Golf Course Design in Brazil ....posted on 11 Jun 2014
Steve is designing a new 9 hole golf course at Tambaba Country Club in North Eastern Brazil. This is an exciting new development with housing, hotels and sports facilities all set in a stunningly beautiful unspoiled area near to the coast and in an area where there are very few golf courses.


Golf Course in Equatorial Guinea nears completion ....posted on 23 Feb 2014
Thanks to Christopher Potter and Mel Phillips for the recent photos of the golf course in Mongomo which is now nearing completion.


The Akwa Ibom Le Meridien Golf Resort Nigeria Adjudged Best in Africa by Golf Week Magazine ....posted on 10 Feb 2014
The Akwa Ibom Le’ Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort has been adjudged the best in Africa by the world’s leading golf magazine, Golf Week.
The Award of Golf Resort of Distinction was presented to Akwa Ibom State Governor, Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio, by a team from International Management Group, publishers of Golfweek, Wednesday in a cocktail party at the Le’ Meridien Hotel, Uyo.
Presenting the Award,  President of IMG, Mr Andris Jordan, described the golf resort as the best in Africa in 2011 and the only truly international golf course in West Africa.



Golf Course at Porto Sokhna in Egypt Moving Ahead ....posted on 17 Dec 2013
The golf course designed at Porto Sokhna overlooking the Red Sea in Egypt for the Amer Group is progressing steadily. This is a golf course and real estate project on a vast scale but from the latest Google Earth pictures, the shape of the golf course can now be seen and some sample holes have been constructed in artificial turf just to give a glimpse of the potential course which could be one of the best in the world.


Paradise Golf and Beach Resort Course to Recommence Construction ....posted on 17 Dec 2013
Steve has recently visited Tangiers to assess the golf course at Paradise Golf and Beach Resort with a view now to restarting the works programme and it is now intended to construct the first phase of nine holes by mid 2014 and complete the whole 18 holes by early in 2015.


Maxstoke Park Golf Course plans for improvements ....posted on 13 Dec 2013
Steve has been appointed to provide a review of the golf course at Maxstoke Park Golf Club near Birmingham, with a view to improving the current layout which is set in a beautiful ancient parkland setting with views to the ancient moated Maxstoke Castle.


Le Meridien Plans Africa Cup for Nigeria ....posted on 29 Sep 2013
The stage has been set for the biggest ever professional golf tournament in Africa to be held in Nigeria in late 2012. The tournament, the Africa Open, will hold at the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo with an incredible prize fee of $1.5 million (about N225 million) on offer.


Moore Place Golf Course Planning Consent Granted ....posted on 10 Sep 2013
Steve redesigned the golf course at Moore Place in order to incorporate a new tennis club on part of the course but took the opportunity to redesign and upgrade the course, which has now received planning consent for construction


Radlett Driving Range Receives Planning Consent ....posted on 09 Sep 2013
Our design to remodel the range at Radlett Golf Centre in Northern London was granted planning consent subject to conditions in July 2013


Golf Course in Nigeria Progressing Well ....posted on 09 Sep 2013
Our golf course in Nigeria is progressing well and is due to be completed in April 2014


Tynemouth Golf Club Introduce New Range Building ....posted on 09 Sep 2013
Steve is looking at the location of a new proposed golf teaching range building at Tynemouth Golf Club in Northumberland


New Golf Course Development in Hungary ....posted on 09 Sep 2013
Steve has just returned from a new golf and real estate site in Hungary with the potential for a hot water mineral spa.


Works Ongoing at The Leicestershire Golf Course ....posted on 28 Jan 2013
Steve has been asked to review the design of some bunkering and tree planting at the Leicestershire Golf Course as an ongoing programme of improvements which are being overseen by Chris Lewis the head greenkeeper.


New Landscape Design in Devon ....posted on 28 Jan 2013
Ritson Golf Design have been commissioned to upgrade the design for the landscape for an existing resort in Devon in a beautiful location near Sidmouth. This is one of our increasing portfolio of landscape design projects


Congratulations to Alison Nicholas ....posted on 05 Nov 2011
We would like to congratulate Alison Nicholas for leading the European Ladies Team to a 15-13 victory over the USA at Killeen Castle In Ireland in September 2011. Steve worked with Alison on the redesign of several golf holes at Shirley Golf Course in Birmingham and hope that Alison will get involved with future golf course design projects.


New Golf Course Starts Construction in Nigeria ....posted on 25 Mar 2011
Steve has completed design of a new 9 hole private golf course in Nigeria which is now being shaped up by Mick Butler who previously worked on the golf course at Le Meridien Ibom in Uyo.


Planning Consent for The Cambridgeshire Golf Course and Academy ....posted on 07 Jan 2011
NUPlanning consent has just been granted subject to conditions to construct a new 18 hole championship standard golf course and academy near Great Paxton in Cambridgeshire and shall be named the Cambridgeshire Golf Course and Academy. This is a first for an 18 hole golf layout as there are two sets of tees for each hole and each hole has five tees which makes a total of ten tees per hole!! This is the ultimate flexible golf course whereby from one set of tees the course can be played as a standard length golf course and from the other the course can be played as a championship golf course.LL


Alison Nicholas Opens Redesigned Holes at Shirley Golf Course ....posted on 18 Oct 2010
Ladies Solhiem Team captain Alison Nicholas opened the first phase of works to be completed at Shirley Golf Course which was designed by Steve in association with Alison and David Bates Agronomy.


Welcome To The New Ritson Golf Design Website ....posted on 27 Jun 2010
The very observant amongst you will have noted that this is a new website which is now on the latest .Net server. We have had to bring this site live ahead of schedule as our previous site was under threat from hackers. The new uprated site is now secure and will have much more space for several new projects which are now completed and will be added shortly. Unfortunately we have not been able to bring the Forum into the new site as there are security issues with this programme and instead we will keep you up to date through our news items for the latest information on all of our sites.


Golf Course in Suriname ....posted on 06 Jun 2010
Ritson Golf Design have been appointed to design their first golf course on the South American continent. The golf course is to be an 18 hole championship layout in the beautiful country of Suriname. The land owner is now looking for investors or partners to develop the golf course and real estate.