Trumpery in Scotland - A web post

July 1st, 2013
Part of an ongoing debate upon the rights and wrongs of the Trump Course in Scotland. A personal view of an environmentally aware golf course architect published as a post on a golf course forum.


Casa Green Opens for Play

June 1st, 2013
The first new 18-hole golf facility in the grand Casablanca region for 90 years, Casa Green Golf Club is now officially open for play. Designed by Jeremy Pern here he gives us his personal view on his creation. Published by Golf Management Europe.


On Site- A new Course for Casablanca

May 5th, 2013
Architect Jeremy Pern gives exclusive insight on Casa Green Golf Club in Morocco. Published by Golf Course Architecture


Designing a Golf Facility (see pgs 22 to 41)

November 11th, 2010
Published in Italy's Spazio Sport magazine's special edition on golf courses, Jeremy Pern describes in considerable detail the golf course design and construction process. (English and Italian versions)


Can I have your autograph,

November 1st, 2009
Golf course architect Jeremy Pern shares some, often caustic, personal thoughts on the subject of signature design. Published in Golf Management Europe magazine.


Lone and Level Sands

December 4th, 2008
From a special report on "Golf and the Environment" published in Golf Course Architecture, Jeremy Pern issues a plea for golf architects to design their courses in an environmentally responsible manner.


The Cost of Design

November 1st, 2007
Assessing value in relation to design cost and quality. The economic variables of golf course design are discussed in this article published in Golf Course News International.


Assessing Architectural Excellence

April 4th, 2006
Entry into a ranking system is becoming the primary objective of golf course design. Jeremy pern considers how the quest for the "wow" factor is affecting golf course design principles.Published in Golf Course Architecture magazine.


Real Intelligent Design

October 10th, 2005
An appreciation of how to recognize good golf course design versus good publicity.Published in Golf Course Architecture magazine.


Golf Courses and the Built Envirnoment

June 6th, 2005
Designing golf course often involves interfacing with buildings. Jeremy Pern explores the different models for housing in and around golf courses and master planning of residential ad resort golf course developments. Published in the European Institute of Golf Course Architects 2006 yearbook.


Off Course For Change

April 1st, 2005
Analysis of the environmental issues facing the European golf course development industry, published in Golf Course News International.


Aqua Range in Austria

June 1st, 2004
The story behind an Aqua Range in Austria built on an unlikely site.


Round Up Ready or Round Up Rip off??

February 2nd, 2004
Letter to editor published in Golf Course News International- a response to Monsantos's greed and appallingly cavalier attitude towards golf course environmental issues.


Golf Development Strategy for Mauritius

December 12th, 2002
A study, co-authored with Davis Stubbs, Paolo Croce and Peter Walton, commissioned by the government of Mauritius to assess potential for golf development and review project proposals within the context of a sustainable golf development strategy.


Reality Check- the art, the science and the permits.

March 1st, 2002
Chapter from the book "Golf Architecture -A Worldwide Perspective - Vol 1"edited by Paul Daley,


Q and A

January 1st, 2002
A Golf Course News International interview


The Greening of Golf

January 11th, 1999
Golf Club Management.Golf course Architect Jeremy Pern provides an architect's perspective on environmental concerns in course design and management.


The Nature of Golf, Masters Thesis

January 4th, 1999
The conservation role of the golf course in the protection of the European Landscape. This article is based on a University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Institute of Earth Sciences, International Centre for Protected Landscapes, research thesis of the same title. The complete version and full references and statistics can be obtained from the author. For further details contact: Jeremy Pern, Gineste, Cote du Garagnon, 31430 Gratens, France. +33 561900294 email :


The Old Man and The Tree,

January 9th, 1994
Published in Golf Enterprise Europe, this anecdote describes a 1984 site visit by Robert Trent Jones to a golf project where Jeremy was the architects representative on site.