For the 7th time in the past decade, a Golf Inc. independent panel of judges has recognized the golf course design work of Todd Eckenrode – Origins Golf Design. This year’s competition awarded the firm’s work at Diablo Country Club, an iconic Golden Age golf course in San Francisco’s east bay, with First Place – 2021 Renovation of The Year honors in the Private Club category.
A Golden Age Treasure
The original masterful routing was preserved, featuring elements of Jack Neville’s original 1915 9-hole design and William Watson’s 1920 expansion to 18-holes. A Project Re-Born with
Diablo’s restoration/renovation project, which evolved from a Long-Range Master Plan, has seen a comprehensive update of every feature. The Origins’ team of Todd Eckenrode and Andy Frank have spent countless hours in the field during construction, directing every critical feature to honor and maintain the essence of this quintessential course which reflects back to the Golden Era of Golf Course Design.