Odense GC appoints SVV to full masterplan

Odense GC in Denmark has appointed Spogárd & Vandervaart to create a full masterplan for their 27-hole complex located in the center of Denmark.


Hilversumsche GC continues work with SVV

Historic and highly regarded Hilversumsche GC in the Netherlands continues work with Spogárd & VanderVaart Golf Course Architects.


Carya GC named European Tour Course 2016-2018

Carya Golf Club in Belek, Turkey - designed by Philip Spogárd on behalf of Thomson Perrett & Lobb - will host a European Tour event for the next 3 years.


New holes at Langesø GC opens for play

The 9 hole addition to Langesø GC in Denmark is now fully in play and welcomes visitors.


Søllerød GC appoints SVV to create Masterplan

Søllerød Golf Club in Denmark, just 15 minutes from the capital city Copenhagen, has appointed Spogárd & VanderVaart to create a masterplan for the golf course.


County Louth and SVV continues course improvements

The membership of County Louth GC has approved the proposed changes to the 18th hole as set out by Spogárd & VanderVaart. We are pleased to continue our work on one of the World's finest links courses.


Spogárd & VanderVaart to work on Denmark's most unique golf course

Spogárd & VanderVaart has been appointed as architects by Nordvestjysk Golf Club in Denmark to create a long-term masterplan. The course is situated in Thy National Park surrounded by inland dunes, heathland and pine forests.


Helsinki Golf Club appoints Spogárd & VanderVaart

Spogárd and VanderVaart has been appointed to create a long-term masterplan for the historic Helsinki GC in the heart of Finland's capital city. The club is widely regarded as the most prestigious club in Finland. The historic course from the 1930s is located just 6 kms from Helsinki town centre.


Spogárd & VanderVaart attends European Tour Event in Himmerland

Philip Spogárd and Michiel van der Vaart will attend the European Tour event at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort from August 13 to August 17. Please drop by and visit us at our stand at the Village near the 17th tee.


Spogárd & VanderVaart launches new website

We have been working hard to finalise our new website. A few photos and new projects still needs to be added, but to test the website fully it has now gone live. Let us know what you think! You can also follow us on Facebook for the very latest on our many projects throughout Europe. And happy golfing.


Spogárd & Vandervaart Recieves Prestigious Design Award

Today, Golf Inc. Magazine was published – officially naming Golfbaan Stippelberg, designed by Spogárd & VanderVaart Golf Course Architects, the Development of the Year 2011. The judges for the competition, Sam Sakocius and Rick Baril, empasized the well-planned execution of the project as well as the designers ability to work with the landscape to maximize the projects potential.


Spogárd & Vandervaart Starts Intern Program

Today young Danish student, Simon Pihl, will spend a week working together with Philip Spogárd in Denmark. He will get involved with our daily work and learn more about our projects and the way we approach them. “I look forward to getting involved with our first internship at Spogárd & VanderVaart.


Year In Review

Despite the ongoing crisis, which has hit the worldwide golf industry hard, 2012 has been a fantastic year for Spogárd & VanderVaart. January 2012 got off to the best possible start, as we were awarded the Golf Inc. ‘Development of the Year Award 2011’ for Golfbaan Stippelberg in The Netherlands.


Spogárd & Vandervaart Breaks Ground On Denmark's Biggest Ever Renovation Project

Spogárd & VanderVaart has broken ground on what is the biggest reconstruction project ever to take place in Denmark. The aim is to establish the New Course at Himmerland Golf & Country Club (HGCC) among the premium clubs in Europe and bring the European Tour back to Denmark in 2014. “The renovation of the New Course will be among the most comprehensive renovation projects ever to take place in Scandinavia.


Spogárd & Vandervaart Wins Prestigious Award

PRESS RELEASE: More than 30 projects in 19 countries were nominated for the world’s premier award of 2011 for golf course architects. But it was the young architect company Spogárd & VanderVaart, who surpassed illustrious names like Tom Doak, Coore & Crenshaw, Gary Player, Nick Faldo and many more.


De Stippelberg In The Netherlands Opens Up To Great Success

Read about Golf Course Architecture magazine’s visit to our recent project ‘De Stippelberg’ in the Netherlands. In a very short period of time the club has achieved to sign up more than 1.200 members. We are happy to have provided a design which has helped the club achieve such an early success.


Latest Photos and Design Updates

Follow Spogárd & VanderVaart on Facebook to see the latest photos and design updates from our various projects.


Design update: Himmerland Golf & Country Club

The Portfolio section of our website has been updated to include the latest on the renovation of the New Course at Himmerland Golf & Country Club (HGCC).