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THE GOLF CLUB AT LANSDOWNE’S NORMAN COURSE
TO UNDERGO BUNKER RENOVATION

Leesburg, Va. ( March 1, 2017) – The award-winning Norman Course at The Golf Club at Lansdowne will undergo a complete bunker renovation this spring. Located near Leesburg, Virginia, The Golf Club at Lansdowne is open to club members and guests of the beautiful Lansdowne Resort and Spa and offers 45-holes of golf – 27 holes designed by Greg Norman (the Norman Course and Shark Bite), and 18 holes designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

The Norman Course improvement project is the latest in a number of recent resort and club enhancements at Lansdowne. Other improvements that have taken place over the last 14-months include a complete redesign of the resort’s 296 guestrooms, signature suites and the Presidential Suite and three refreshed food and beverage concepts at Lansdowne Resort and Spa, such as Coton & Rye, a Virginia tavern that celebrates the land’s rich history.

“This bunker renovation is a part of our continuous effort to deliver excellent playing conditions to Lansdowne’s members and guests,” said Craig Forgash, PGA Director of Golf at The Golf Club at Lansdowne. “Our commitment to fine tuning our golf and hospitality assets is unwavering.”      

Chris Campbell of Greg Norman Golf Course Design, who originally directed the construction of the Norman course, along with Ron Despain of Troon, will oversee the project.   As part of the renovation, bunkers will be regraded, reshaped and rebuilt incorporating a technically advanced drainage and liner system featuring Capillary Concrete.  This new generation lining method increases the speed at which water flows through the sand and the lining; minimizing contamination, reducing maintenance, and producing superior consistency.  The bunker renovation commences on the front-nine in March, followed by the back-nine in April. With cooperation from Mother Nature, the entire project is expected to be completed before May. 

About The Golf Club at Lansdowne

Located in the shadows of our nation’s capital, The Golf Club at Lansdowne in Virginia is not only one of the mid-Atlantic’s most prestigious private country clubs, but also enjoys its stature as one of this country’s most spectacular lifestyle clubs. Featuring an unequalled tandem of golf course architects that rivals very few, Lansdowne offers 45 golf holes. 18 championship holes designed by world-renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and 27 holes created by World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman. A stunning collection of immeasurable beauty and charm, The Golf Club at Lansdowne is a golfer’s delight and its neighbouring Lansdowne Resort an ideal destination for a family getaway or friend’s retreat. For more information on The Golf Club at Lansdowne, visit www.golfatlansdowne.com.

About Lansdowne Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel

Slip into the good life, the Lansdowne Life. Lansdowne Resort and Spa, a Destination Hotel sprawls across 476 acres along the banks of the Potomac River in Leesburg, VA. Rich in history and at the Gateway of Virginia wine country, the resort creates an environment that enriches lives. Lansdowne Resort and Spa cultivates an atmosphere deeply connected to nature and the destination. The resort features exquisite cuisine, recreation and experiences tied to the destination, leaving guests feeling inspired with a new sense of purpose and perspective. The resort is the ultimate sanctuary of sophistication and renewal, perfect for families, romantic getaways, business travelers and private events. Just miles away from Washington, D.C., Lansdowne is heir to a cherished tradition of Virginia hospitality and is the only full-service, four-diamond resort in the area that provides authentically immersed experiences that are true to its place. Visit www.destinationhotels.com/lansdowne-resort to learn more or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter - #LansdowneLife.

About Troon

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International properties located in 38 states and 31 countries. Additionally, there are 56 Troon affiliated properties featuring 75 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club, Kauai, Hawaii; Centurion Club, London, England; The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.; The Bay Club, Berlin, Md.; Prince’s Golf Club, Sandwich, England; and CostaBaja Golf Club, in La Paz, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.

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