Golf Course Architecture - Green Pages 2024

56 COMPANIES A-Z Staples Golf Design T4300 N. Miller Road Suite 124 Scottsdale AZ 85251 USA Contact: Andy Staples Tel: +1 602 845 9074 Founded in 2002, Staples Golf Design (SGD) is an international golf course architecture firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. SGD is an industry leader in sustainable golf; blending great design with how a golf course is maintained and operated is the pinnacle of accomplishment of the firm’s projects, and is the core philosophy of SGD. Andy Staples, owner of the firm, is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), and an active speaker within the industry having presented to the USGA, GCSAA, ASGCA, among others, with regularity. His projects include newbuilds, golf course renovations and restorations, as well as the reimagination of existing community golf courses, being known for his signature development vision, Community Links; a paradigm shifting approach for community golf integration. Clients include Olympia Fields Country Club near Chicago, Meadowbrook Country Club in Detroit, Michigan, Mount Bruno Country Club in Montreal, PGA National in Florida, as well as FireRock Country Club, Pinnacle Peak Country Club and the Arizona Country Club in his home state of Arizona. Steiner & Partner Landschaftsarchitektur Waisenhausstrasse 2 3600 Thun Switzerland Contact: David Bily Tel: +41 33 335 76 53 Steiner & Partner Landschaftsarchitektur is an experienced design and consulting firm, active both in Switzerland and internationally. The firm specialises in golf and environment services, providing complete golf design services according to the individual needs of the client and the golfer. These include master planning, design and construction of new golf developments, restoration and renovation of existing courses and personalised site management. Comprising both golf course architects and environmental specialists, the company is also actively engaged in many other areas of the golf industry including environmental impact reports, greenkeeper education, promotion of sustainable golf development, verification and consulting for GEO Certification, and regenerative design. The company also offers digital imaging and remote sensing services flying golf courses with different kinds of sensors like RGB, multispectral and thermal cameras to produce high-quality photos and maps like NDVI which help in analysing turf vitality to give managers and greenkeepers the possibility to view golf surfaces from a different perspective. These highquality scaled images are also used for developing Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for golf clubs. For these new services, see and An architect must understand three things to ensure good design: environment, maintenance and the game of golf. With this core philosophy in mind, the company strives to create innovative ‘Swiss Quality’ design solutions in harmony with the environment.