Steve Smyers Interview

Evolving the Game

In his forthcoming year as ASGCA President, Steve Smyers will focus on ‘the evolution of the game’ and its architecture. An interest in golf course design and architecture was sparked when Steve stood on the practice range and listened to the other players talk about the golf course.“They talked about what a great course it was; that it could be attacked from all over and didn’t set up for one player better than another. Lee Trevino could play the low hook he played at that time, and Jack Nicklaus with his high fade had an equal chance. I had never looked at a golf course like that before, and those comments stuck in my mind.”

Read more on the Steve Smyers interview: By Design, Issue 22