Golf Course Design

James Edwards Services

Golf courses don't just build themselves. They require a specialised team of professionals to work together, plan, design and realise - whether it's a complete new build golf course or a single renovated bunker at an existing course.

James EdwardsJames Edwards Golf Design offers a full range of architectural services which will take you from your initial vision through to the realisation and opening in a timescale to suit you. Some of our most recent projects have included:

New build courses
Feasibility studies, the complete planning process with timelines, conceptual design through to detailed design, tender documentation, architectural site management and overall project management, if required.

Course analysis and report, club presentation, complete planning with timelines, conceptual design, tender documentation and project management.

Individual elements such as greens tees and fairways - analysed specifically for recurring problems, change of direction, drainage issues and the like.

Existing course analysis and report, historic analysis of master architect design philosophies and style, club presentation, complete planning with timelines, conceptual design, tender documentation and project management.

Other design services

  • Detailed course reports - full analysis of all golf course related items from the design and its function to maintenance processes and issues; specific analysis, such as bunker reports, drainage, safety.
  • Golf range design/upgrade of existing facility
  • Comprehensive academy design - bunkers of varying styles, shapes and sizes, mounds and hollows, chip and run areas.
  • Chipping courses
  • Putting greens
  • Individual green and tee upgrades
  • Safety analysis report and recommendations
  • Lake design and restoration
  • Wetland design and enhancement.

Other specialist services
James Edwards Golf Design is pleased to have worked with many of the industry's finest contractors and consultants who are experts in the following fields:

  • Bunker lining
  • Irrigation design
  • Drainage
  • Civil construction
  • Clubhouse design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Environment
  • Wetlands
  • Aeration
  • Lake lining
  • Agronomy
  • Machinery
  • Materials
  • Marketing and PR.

Clubhouse art
James Edwards Golf Design is proud to offer a specialised service for golf clubs and the opportunity to commission a full range of clubhouse art. Recent clients have requested:

  • An oil-painted 36-hole masterplan of a classic Berkshire heathland
  • A scaled painting of a single hole, in plan
  • A series of large hole-by-hole paitnings, framed and uplit.
  • An 18-hole masterplan of a classic Scottish Alister MacKenzie layout in oil, in MacKenzie's own style .

Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements.