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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Investment opportunities in Golf & Resort developments

GLD Fontana Resort Masterplan

Golf & Land Design has developed a series of high standard golf resorts in many countries. Part of these developments are still looking for investment. With a new additional category on our website “INVESTMENTS“, we want to introduce these unusual investment opportunities to you. All our projects are located in….

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10 Jahre Golfpark Metzenhof – wir gratulieren!


Am 18. Mai 2014 feiert der Golfpark Metzenhof sein 10-jähriges Jubiläum. Der Platz und die gesamte Anlage haben sich toll entwickelt, Mitglieder und Gäste sind nach wie vor höchst zufrieden und wir sind sehr stolz auf unseren Heimatplatz. Hoffen wir, dass der Kiesabbau am östlichen Rand der Anlage bald abgeschlossen….

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Ötztalgolf, derzeitiger Stand und Ausblick


Die Untersuchungen und Umweltanalysen in Vorbereitung des kommenden UVP-Verfahrens sind in der Abschlussphase. Nachdem uns keine unlösbaren Schwierigkeiten bekannt geworden sind hoffen wir auf einen baldigen Start der eigentlichen Planungs- und Genehmigungsphase. Aufgrund der begrenzten Platzverhältnisse und der vielen örtlichen Einschränkungen gehen wir von zwei Golfeinheiten aus, einem regulären 9….

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Vrnjak Golf Resort


Vrnjak, Croatia. A restoration project of the old Vrnjak Town. The development includes 4 x 9 Hole golf course loops, water driving range, football fields and a new village with hotel, restaurants and other amenities.      

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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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Balaton Beach Housing

balaton beach housing

Golf & Land Design did a proposal for housing development at Lake Balaton, Hungary. The new housing of Balaton Beach is situated on the bank of Lake Balaton with it´s own Beach and Marina, four kilometer south of the city centre of Keszthely, a Hungarian town of 23,000 inhabitants located….

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