Golf Course Architecture - Green Pages 2024

45 MasterGolf International Kastanjelaan 4 Alken 3570 Belgium Contact: Bruno M. M. A. Steensels Tel: +32 475 81 40 81 MasterGolf International is an international golf course design practice known for creating more than 85 high quality golf courses over the last 35 years. The company is directed by founder and principal architect Bruno M. M. A. Steensels, who is an OAB chartered civil architect and an EIGCA-certified golf course architect. As a former member of the Belgian National Team and national champion, Steensels has played golf for more than 45 years in both national and international amateur tournaments. The practice takes pride in its commitment, professionalism, attention to detail and its pursuit of excellence. It aims to design and create strategic golf links, which work in harmony with the existing natural surroundings. MasterGolf International also works in close collaboration with signature designers such as Ian Woosnam, who worked with the company on The International golf course in Amsterdam. The course, which was credited as the country’s best golf course in 2012, has hosted the Ladies and Seniors Dutch Open from 2013 to 2015, and hosted the European PGA Dutch Open 2019, and will host it again in 2024 and 2025. Michael J. Benkusky, Inc. – Golf Course Architecture 3813 Sonoma Circle Lake in the Hills IL 60156 USA Contact: Michael Benkusky Tel: +1 815 474 8385 Michael J. Benkusky is committed to promoting the game of golf through the design of enjoyable, challenging, and beautiful golf courses while creating, preserving, and enhancing their surrounding environments. His goal is to produce profitable golf courses that support their owners and their communities. His firm offers full design services for both new and renovations of existing courses. He combines detailed plans with a handson approach and fiscally responsible solutions. Throughout construction, Benkusky provides extensive onsite reviews to relay the design intent to the contractor and keep the client engaged. Therefore, the architect, contractor, and client work together to keep the project on time and on budget. Benkusky has worked on a variety of courses including private clubs, daily-fee owners, resorts, and the public sector. He has a knowledge of historical designs, having worked on courses designed by Bendelow, Raynor, and Ross. However, his portfolio has expanded by revitalising courses designed by the modern masters such as Robert Trent Jones and Dick Wilson. He combines the knowledge gained from these experiences to create unique designs. Michael Benkusky has become a leader in golf course architecture and currently serves as president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.