The Buck Club - Utah, USA
King-Collins is honored to co-design The Buck Club alongside PGA Tour player, Zac Blair. Zac has a great passion for the game of golf and a deep understanding of and love for golf architecture. We are working together to bring to life his dream of building one of the world’s best courses in his home state of Utah.
NLU Podcast, Episode 173: Zac Blair and Rob Collins on Sweetens Cove, and the building of The Buck Club
After spending the weekend at The Ringer at Sweetens Cove with Zac Blair and course architect Rob Collins, we caught up with them on the masterpiece that is Sweetens, and to get updates on the status of the course Zac is building in Utah called The Buck Club.
The Buck Club Press
A Course to Last a Lifetime
The event itself was quite simply the most fun I’ve ever had at a golf tournament. Zac’s energy and enthusiasm for golf and The Buck Club were in endless supply ... The leads me to Rob Collins, the Architect of Sweetens Cove and The Buck Club. I’ve gotten to know Rob pretty well over the past year and he is the nicest man I’ve ever met in golf. The sense of pride he felt in having this event at his course was obvious the entire weekend.
PGA Tour pro Zac Blair hosting 'The Ringer' to promote dream of The Buck Club
Blair, the 28-year-old PGA Tour pro, wants to build his version of the perfect golf club on 350 acres in northern Utah. He has selected his architectural partners, Tad King and Rob Collins, the team that built Sweetens Cove in South Pittsburg, Tenn. The name, The Buck Club, has been discussed so much on social media on architecture blogs that casual observers could be excused for thinking it already exists. A handsome “TBC” logo adorns club merchandise.
KING COLLINS GOLF COURSE DESIGN: A STORY OF PERSEVERANCE
Like any great idea, it all started over dinner and conversation at a Carabbas. This was the birthplace of King Collins Golf Course Design. A firm that would grow to break the norm and introduce the world to one of the best nine-hole courses we have ever seen ...
THE BUCK CLUB: ZAC BLAIR'S BOLD AMBITION
One of the most exciting golf clubs in America today has no course and no members. The club has followers and supporters around the globe and an online army of believers to match. I’m referring to The Buck Club which is the proposed golf club at the center of a vision being developed by PGA Tour professional Zac Blair.
Zac Blair announces plans for The Buck Club
If you follow nearly anyone in the golfing community on social media, you have probably at least heard of The Buck Club. For those not in the know, The Buck Club represents PGA Tour player Zac Blair’s mission to craft what he sees as the gold standard for what a golf course should be. He unveiled his plan over the weekend during a kickoff event called “The Ringer” at Sweetens Cove Golf Course in South Pittsburg, Tenn.