DICK NUGENT a long time Chicago area golf architect passed away on January 1st, he was 87.
Nugent might be best known for his work with architect Ken Killian at kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer. But Nugent was a big part of the golf course building-boom in the 1980’s and 1990’s.
Nugent also designed the Dunes Club for Mike Keiser in new Buffalo Michigan, along with Harborside International, George Dunne National, The Golf Club of Illinois, Foxford Hills, Heritage Bluffs, and with the Buffalo Grove Park District Courses.
There were numerous other area courses both public and private that Nugent was involved with, doing upgrades or renovations over the years. RS