Founded by partners Lee Schmidt and Brian Curley with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Hanoi Vietnam, Schmidt-Curley is a full-service, international golf course architecture and master-planning firm with more than 150 layouts in 24 countries. The tandem is responsible for crafting 10 of the 12 courses at storied Mission Hills Shenzhen – the ‘World’s Largest Golf Club’ – and all 10 golf courses at Mission Hills Haikou Resort on Hainan Island.
Other high profile, award-winning projects from Schmidt-Curley include the 54-hole Stone Forest in Kunming, China, Bali Hai and Siena Golf Clubs (Las Vegas), Amata Spring Golf Club (Thailand, four-time host of the PGA European Tour's Royal Trophy), Terra Lago Golf Club (Indio, California, site of the Skins Game from 1999 - 2002), Wilderness Club (Montana), Crosby National Golf Club (Rancho Santa Fe, California). Recent work includes numerous projects in Vietnam, including FLC courses in Quy Nhon and Ha Long Bay.
Schmidt-Curley has also worked extensively with golf's biggest names - including Pete Dye, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus and Fred Couples on numerous high-profile projects. They have been named the #1 Golf Course Architect in Asia for six years straight by Asian Golf magazine and were Golf magazine’s 2011 Architect of the Year.