"Have Boots - Will Travel"
Golf is Life
To continue to provide excellence in Golf Course Construction with a company or client dedicated to
I have held the following positions in my career;
Director of Golf - Field Designer - Project/Construction Manager - Shaping/Finishing/Greens
Construction Contractor - Landscape Design/Build Contractor - Lead Shaper/Finish Shaper -
Golf Course Superintendent - Turf Grass Grow-In Manager - Construction Consultant and more.
Expert operator of any and all equipment used in Golf Course Construction. All makes, models and
sizes of Dozers, Excavators, Backhoes, Scrapers, Trucks, Loaders, Tractors (box blades all types)
Sand Pro (all types).
Computer Skills are excellent; Word, Front Page, Excel, PhotoShop, etc.,etc.
25 + years experience around the world.
Thatchfield Golf Club - Johannesburg, South Africa
Field Design/Project Manager.
Rough/Finish Shaping/Construction Consultant.
Seungju Country Club - S. Korea - 9 Hole Remodel.
Rough & Finish Shaper, Construction supervision.
Sand Pine Golf Club - S. Korea
Lead Shaper, Finish Shaper ,Construction Manager.
Santa Martina Golf Resort - Santiago, Chile - 18 Holes
Director of Golf, Field Designer - Redesign/Construct 6 hectare Practice Facility + first nine holes.
Project Manager, Shaper/Finisher, Irrigation/Drainage Design + Installation.
Greens construction, grassing and grow-in.
Jockey Club de Tucuman - Tucuman, Argentina - 27 Holes
Lead Shaper/Re-Design - 9 Fairways, 18 Bunkers, 7 Greens.
1999 - 2000
Rose Hall White Witch - Montego Bay, Jamaica - 18 Holes + Practice Facility
Construction Finishing Superintendent - Shaper/Finisher. Greens construction through
finish and grassing. Grassing entire course,fertilization and watering schedule.
Ritz Carlton Hotel Complex - Montego Bay - Jamaica.
Landscape Design, Shaping, Irrigation, Drainage, Finishing, Grassing + Grow-in.
Summit Country Club - Panama City - Panama
Redesign and construction of Practice Facility, 3 holes of golf from tee to green.
1996 - 97
TGV Country Club - South Korea - 27 Holes
Shaping/Finishing Contractor on entire project.
Chung-Ju Valley Country Club - Chung-Ju, S. Korea - 18 Holes
Shaping Contractor Tee to Green
Soewan Valley Country Club - Seoul, S. Korea - 18 Holes
Field Designer, Lead Shaper/Finisher of entire course to include complete greens
design and construction, grassing, grow-in with crew of 400.
Karambunai Resorts (Nexus) - Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia - 18 Holes
Construction Superintendent, Shaper/Finisher, Grassing + Grow-In with a crew of
Grand Royal Country Club - Udan Thani, Thailand.
Design/Build 5 acre Practice Facility.
Royal Jakarta Country Club - Jakarta, Indonesia - 18 Holes
Field Designer/Lead Shaper/Finisher. Complete construction with a work force of
1991 - 94
Greenbrier West Country Club - Shin-Shirakawa, Japan - 36 Holes
Lead Shaper/Finish Shaper responsible for entire 36 holes.
Including complete projects, remodels, renovations etc., there is over 40 golf
courses and too numerous to list every detail but further information is available
if you need it. On nearly all of these projects I was involved as Lead/Finish Shaper,
Shaping/Finishing Contractor.Project Manager etc.
Wade Hampton West - Cashiers, N. Carolina (Fazio)- Par 3 - nine holes
Whispering Pines - Plano, Texas - Shaping Contractor - 18 Holes
Spring Creek Ranch - Memphis, Tennessee (Jack Nicklaus) - 36 Holes
Legends of Tennessee - Franklin, Tennessee (Kite-Cupp) - 36 Holes
PGA National - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (Fazio) - 54 Holes
Country Hills G.C. - Hendersonville, Tennessee - 18 Holes
Colonial Springs - New York, New York - 18 Holes
St. Andrews Country Club - Boca Raton, Florida (Ted McCanlis) - 36 Holes
Heritage Glen - Paw Paw, Michigan (Mathers) - 18 Holes
Cypress Links - Jupiter, Florida - 18 Holes
Mariner Sands - Stuart, Florida (Fazio) - 18 Holes
Wellington Club - W. Palm Beach, Florida (McCanlis) - 18 Holes
Eagle Trace C.C. - W. Palm Beach, Florida - 18 Holes
Heritage Ridge - Hobe Sound, Florida (Fazio) - 18 Holes
Tequesta Hills - Tequesta, Florida - 18 Holes
Eagles Nest - Vail, Colorado - 18 Holes
Saddle Creek Club - Lewisburg, Tennessee (Bates-Wolfard) - 18 Holes
Eaglewood Country Club - Hobe Sound, Florida (Fazio) - 18 Holes
Jonathans Landing - Jupiter, Florida (Fazio) - 18 Holes
Blue Stone C.C - Oxford, New York - 18 Holes
A list of a few of the Architects/Designers that I have had the pleasure of working with;
George, Tom, Jim, Fazio - Jack Nicklaus - Gary Player - Robert Trent Jones Sr. - Tom Kite -
Ronald Fream - David Dale - Gene Bates - Steve Wolfard - Robert von Hagge - Arthur Hills -
Roger Rulewich - Jumbo Osaki - Dr. Michael Hurdzan - William Overdorf -
Ward Northrup - Dr. Lee Jae Choong - Gary Roger Baird - Jae H Lee.
Florida State University - Landscape Architecture, Golf Operations
Palm Beach Junior College - Turf Grass Management, Business Administration.
English - Indonesian - Malay - Spanish
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