Golf Course Architecture - Green Pages 2024

25 Agrostis Sports Surface Consulting 21 Grove Park Walsham le Willows Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP31 3AE UK Contact: Dr Tim Lodge Tel: +44 1359 259361 Agrostis has been advising golf courses and all other forms of outdoor sports facilities on their design, construction and maintenance since 2005. Business owner Dr Tim Lodge is a specialist in soil and rootzone performance appraisal and design with a particular interest in sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) and environmental enhancement. The understanding of indigenous soil systems, climate and natural habitat types in a sporting context is central to Agrostis’ work. With Agrostis you can expect a more technical and scientific interpretation of your project and the company works alongside architects, ecologists and golfers in this capacity. Agrostis is an active member of SAPCA (Sport and Play Construction Association) and works with them most particularly on natural turf/soil-based system development. Lodge is a registered expert witness and a founder member and treasurer of RIPTA (Register of Independent Professional Turfgrass Agronomists). His research PhD thesis, entitled The Construction, Irrigation and Fertiliser Nutrition of Golf Greens, led to the award of his doctorate by the University of Leeds in 1994. Althaus Golf Design Althaus Golfdesign Schwerinstr. 22 Düsseldorf 40477 Germany Contact: Christian Althaus Tel: +49 177 3632200 Althaus Golfdesign is a unique, international qualified golf course architecture practice passionate about creating exciting, visually stunning, and highly individual golf courses and is covering all phases of golf course architecture. In 2023 the company finished a major remodel of Germanys highly acclaimed Golf Club Föhr. After the 12-hole project in 2014, the recent phase included the construction of 10 new greens and several fairways. Some other recent projects include the extensive renovation of Cologne-Marienburger; newbuilds in Bremen, Lilienthal and Dresden-Herzogswalde; new short courses at Wiesbaden, Essen-Oefte and Wasserburg-Anholt; as well as the Wedge-O-Drom at St. Leon-Rot. Besides renovations at Hohwacht, Trier, Krefeld, Kassel, Bielefeld and Essen, the firm creates masterplans and designs practice facilities. As principal architect, Christian Althaus leads the company. Over the past 25 years he has gained valuable experience during more than 40 projects and has worked as both a designer and onsite architect. In addition, he completed the EIGCA’s two-year education program and was awarded with the professional diploma in golf course design. He is also a member of the Architects Chamber of North Rhine-Westphalia. COMPANIES A-Z