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With over 35 years of experience in all golf course architecture and landscape design services.
Stationed in Austria, we work on world wide projects and offer full service from initial site evaluation and preliminary design to final masterplans, detail drawings and site supervision.


Our scope of work includes Site evaluation and consulting, Conceptual/Preliminary Layouts to Final Layouts and Master Planning, Working Drawings, Construction/Tender Documents and Specifications plus Site Surpervision.


The understanding of the landscape, the history, local context, urban setting and the surrounding ecology allows Golf & Land Design to create clear, strong and understandable concepts and an individual approach to each project.

Golf Course Planning

Golf & Land Design has specialized in the planning and construction of golf courses, since 1984. We provide next to all planning activities – from the preliminary layout to the development of technical details. This will range from a first layout and cost estimate through all planning and permission phases, site supervision, cost control and, if desired, after-service to the client. We offer complete planning services and site supervision for your project, both to Central European standards (e.g. the German HOAI) or to International and English standards
We offer design services for new projects, redesigns and renovation of golf courses.

Landscape Design

Golf & Land Design has gained extensive experience in large and small-scale planning as well as landscape architecture projects. We pride ourselves in our ability to work with a wide range of projects such as: Leisure & Sport, Housing Concepts, Object Planning and Master Planning.

Beyond normal services

Golf & Land Design can provide services which go beyond the standard services you will find at other golf architecture firms. Thanks to our internal programming of software we are able to speed up tedious CAD related work which means we produce high quality plans quickly, giving us more time for the creative part. We can for example setup websites for presenting your project and offer cloud based solution for sharing files and we can offer clients a cost efficient 3D renderings as images, videos or even ready for full-size golf-simulator, for better understanding of the design, for safety analysis or for marketing purposes.

Portfolio Showcase

Fontana Golf Resort - Austria

Fontana Golf Resort - Austria

The 18-hole Championship Course was a venue of the European Tour in Austria from 2006 to 2009 and is presently a proud venue candidate for hosting the 2022 Ryder Cup Match!
Velaa Private Island - Maldives

Velaa Private Island - Maldives

Velaa Private Island in the Maldives opened in 2014. The ultra luxury island includes the Velaa Golf Academy by Olazabal which Golf Digest described as “practice in paradise” and as “the world´s most exclusive academy”, designed by Jose Maria Olazabal
Secret Valley - Cyprus

Secret Valley - Cyprus

Branded as Tony Jacklin Design, this 18 hole Championship Golf Course including the large academy are already getting great reviews after it’s soft opening Autumn 2013.
Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort - Egypt

Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort - Egypt

Generous pool with bar and island, surrounded by an integrated path system and canopied places with smaller pools. In addition to this private green areas have been formed in front of the apartments either with hedges or natural stone walls.
Rosa Private Golf Course - Poland

Rosa Private Golf Course - Poland

One of the largest golf investments of this type in Poland consisting of a 18 hole course, driving range, large practise area and bunkers for training.
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Recent Posts

Top 100 Golf Courses – Austria

Top 100 Golf Courses Austria

In February “Top 100 Golf Courses” updated its Alpine rankings for 2016. It now features 30 top Austrian golf courses with 15 new entries on the list. It is a pleasure to see that 4 of the top 10 courses are Hans-Georg Erhardt designs: Fontana (no 1), Schloss Schönborn (no….

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Tiger’s ace in 1997 – Phoenix Open

The Phoenix Open played from 4th to 7th February at TPC Scottsdale (Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish design) is now taking place. And does that not remind you of one of the most famous aces in the history?   The 16th Par 3 at just 162 yards it is a….

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GLD New website

Golf & Land Design has updated the look of the website. It is fully responsive and looks great on both desktop and mobile screens. The services have been grouped into one Portfolio menu and references have been organised into categories which can be viewed individually or on an map which….

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Random Projects from Portfolio

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Vinea Golf Resort

vinea resort ritzing

Location: Ritzing, Burgenland, Austria At the Southern part of the Ödenburger Valley in an idyllic, quiet and sunny location, a new golf resort called Vinea Golfanlagen is planned. Ritzing is a village where one feels good – pure nature. vineyards, fields of sunflowers, shady forests and romantic villages are the….

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Golfclub Schloss Schönborn

Location: Schloss Schönborn near Vienna, Austria In operation since 1986 27 hole course in a historic park north of Vienna. Large practise facilities, extraordinary location in a beautiful historic park, club house facilities in a baroque castle. Course is frequently rated one of the best courses in the country. Codesign….

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Auvision Leoben

auvision leoben (2)

Planning: 1999 – 2003 Location: Steiermark, Austria Description: Just outside the town we want to establish different possibilities of leisure and recreational possibilities, medical centres, hotels and parking area. The complex gets built in a Chinese style and approached the Asian culture. The Asian theme is characterized by a large….

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Vista Point on Golf Course

We did the design for a Vista Point on an extraordinary spot at the golf course.The steps from the golf course and planting beds fit perfectly with the existing terrain as there is a bit of a change in the grades, but from the street the access is level.  ….

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