Flyovers: Hirono's C.H. Alison Restoration

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Always high on the list of courses architecture aficionados hoped to see restored: C.H. Alison’s design of Hirono Golf Club design. Not only did it exhibit some extraordinary bunkering, but the amazing property has long been seen as one of the more dramatic in golf and deserving of a sensitive replenishment.

Brad Klein at scouted out the work recently and filed this piece.

And now architect’s Mackenzie and Ebert are tweeting side-by-side aerials showing the work before and after. I believe this is the first time I’ve seen such a thing and it’s quite compelling.

You can check out the holes posted so far at their Twitter account.

Here is the third hole. And if you go to full screen with a decent connection, the details really shine through.