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Rich LaBar Joins Katrek & Maginnes On Tap on SIRIUSXM PGA TOUR Radio

MAY 28, 2024; BERNARDSVILLE, NJ Rich LaBar , Founder and CEO of LaBar Golf, joined Katrek & Maginnes On Tap on SIRIUSXM PGA TOUR Radio to discuss golf course renovation. LaBar Golf was recently featured on PGATOUR.com for their excellent renovation of Colonial Country Club ahead of the 2024 Charles Schwab Challenge. Brian Katrek and

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Pinehurst Golf Resort, Course Number 10, Fairway looking at green

Golf Digest: Pinehurst No. 10 “unlike anything I’ve seen”

Excerpt  from Golf Digest, April 4, 2024. By Derek Duncan. I got to play Pinehurst #10 – it’s unlike anything I’ve seen Pinehurst never stands still for long. The history of the North Carolina resort is one of continual expansion and evolution, and the last 15 years have been especially consequential, culminating with the opening

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New Jersey Golf Rich LaBar, Owner LaBar Golf

LaBar Golf featured in NJSGA Golf Magazine Spring 2024 Cover Story

Excerpt  from NJSGA Golf Magazine, Spring 2024. By Rebecca Corzo. FROM THE GROUND UP For three decades, Rich LaBar has built a successful golf construction business right here in the Garden State. And he’s only getting started. Back in the 1990s, Rich LaBar spent his summers working as a general laborer at a new resort

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Golf Digest names Ladera Golf Club Best New Private Course of 2023

Ladera Golf Club is an ultra-exclusive desert oasis outside Palm Springs. LaBar Golf helped turn Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner’s latest vision into a reality. Per Golf Digest: Ladera breaks the mold of desert golf in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. The design does not incorporate unnatural water features, it’s not lined by palm

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Opening day set for Pinehurst No. 10

Pinehurst No. 10, which was designed by Tom Doak and started construction in January, has its deadline. The first new course at the Cradle of American Golf will open Wednesday, April 3, 2024 — less than 15 months after construction started. The first original golf course at Pinehurst Resort in nearly 30 years will open Wednesday,

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Noteworthy Details on the Newly Renovated Muirfield Village Golf Club

This year’s 2021 Memorial Tournament will return to a newly renovated Muirfield Village Golf Club. The reimagined layout was led by course creator and designer, Jack Nicklaus, who wanted to create a playing field that accommodated more skill levels. From 18 rebuilt greens to tee box changes that adjusted the total course yardage, the impressive project

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LaBar Golf Completes a Renovation of Muirfield Village Golf Club

LaBar Golf Renovations completed a major renovation under a tight schedule at Muirfield Village Golf Club. MVGC, also known as “Jack’s Place,” is best known for its association with Jack Nicklaus and for annually hosting the Memorial Tournament. The changes included reconstruction of the greens, the rebuilding of the fairway and greenside bunkers (the course can

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