Renovating your golf course

9:30AM - 5:30PM, 20 Mar 2022

Renovating your golf course

Time:                  9.30am ‑ 5.30pm

CPD Value:        6 Credits

Cost:                   Member £125 + VAT | Non Member £250 + VAT

This one-day class will take a holistic look at the areas to be considered when looking at renovating and restoring your golf course. From tips and techniques on how design can improve your existing course and practice facilities, to getting started and completing the project. Find out how to achieve successful outcomes and explore ways to use your facility to broaden your target market whilst providing enhanced income streams for the club.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use design to improve your existing course
  • Why improve practice facilities?
  • Setting budgets and expectations
  • Selecting an architect or consultant
  • Construction methodology, before, during and after
  • Future trends in golf course design

Presented by: Caspar Grauballe, Golf Course Architect, Golf Course Architecture by Caspar and Paul Kimber, Principal, Kimber Glen International Golf Course Architects

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Caspar Grauballe

Golf Course Architect Golf Course Architecture by Caspar

Being Danish and influenced by great Danish design and architecture for all his life Caspar uses this approach when designing golf courses. Designing with clean lines and an emphasis on function and beautiful aesthetics creates original golf courses that stand out in the players mind and at the same time remain economical in construction and maintenance.

Caspar was associated with Hawtree Ltd. for more than 15 years and have studied and worked on some of the best courses in the world of golf. He has experience with all types of golf course projects from upgrading low budget courses to working with esteemed clients such as Ballybunion, Portmarnock, Lahinch, Royal Aberdeen and Donald Trump on his new links course in Scotland.

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Paul Kimber

Golf Course Architect Kimber Glen

Paul is a Golf Course Architect who has helped create many of the best courses built in the UK in the last 10 years. His philosophies are based on the Architects from the 'Golden Age' of Golf Course Architecture. Based in Scotland he specialises in Links and Heathland Courses but also has a few parkland layouts in his portfolio. He consults with over 30 leading UK venues and his client list includes the R&A and St Andrews Links Trust.

 

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