Coldwater Golf Links

Coldwater Golf Links
Ames, IA
Completion Date
November 15, 2002
Project Size
6,600 sf
The clubhouse for this links-style course was designed to provide panoramic views over the golf course in all directions from it’s 3,400 square foot interior and 1,600 square feet of covered porches.

Project Description


The pavilion is a 3,200 square foot shelter designed to serve as a gathering and banquet facility for groups up to 200 finishing golf outings.  Included is a covered bar-b-que area attached with a trellis structure.
The clubhouse contains a pro shop, snack bar with indoor and outdoor seating areas, public toilet facilities, and course management areas.
Also included in the project is a 4,800 square foot maintenance building housing employee areas, equipment maintenance, and course superintendent offices.  Site work consists of drives and parking for 94 vehicles.
Brick, limestone and cedar shingle siding were used to create a warm, inviting exterior.  The interior is organized around a large limestone clad fireplace and features a high, central open space. 

Pond View

Both main structures are designed in a subdued craftsman style with brick and stone piers supporting wide overhangs.

The exterior is clad with cedar shingles and white trim.  The maintenance building is clad in the same exterior materials to provide a consistent appearance.  The structures are composed of concrete foundations with precast concrete columns supporting wood beams and trusses.  Wall construction consists of wood studs, plywood sheathing, and gypsum board interiors.

Pavillion View