Golf-course architect Morrish dies at age 78

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Jay Morrish, a past president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, died Monday. He was 78. 

Morrish was on the design team for such courses as Spyglass Hill, Loch Lomond, Stone Canyon, TPC Scottsdale, TPC Las Colinas and Troon Golf and Country Club.

“Jay Morrish was a stalwart who was admired by everyone,” ASGCA president Lee Schmidt said in a release. “As an architect, he positively influenced the world of golf-course design.”

Morrish became an ASGCA member in 1989 and served as president in 2002-03.