"Mr. Mandell's realistic approach to combine the general principles of the game, site change orders, course maintainability, and player-pleasing aesthetics is the best in the business."
-William Bryan | Bryan & Son Contractors



Episode 32 - Richard Mandell - Feed the Ball Podcast

Episode 32 | Feed The Ball Podcast

September 2018, Feed The Ball/Derek Duncan

"Richard Mandell's golf design practice has taken off over the last 10 years. He entered the business in the early 1990’s and paid his dues for over a decade working singular jobs while learning how to build and renovate courses with a minimal amount of of unnecessary inputs or accessorization. As a result he gained a reputation as a conscientious, hands-on designer who works practically and economically."

Braemar: 18 Better Holes over 27 - TurfNet.com Radio

Country Club of Asheville | Golf America TV Program

August 2017, Golf America/Alan Hunter

"In 2014, Raleigh-based McConnell Golf purchased the club. Then, in 2016, McConnell brough in golf course architect Richard Mandell to modernize the aging Ross design. 'He changed a lot of the contours on the greens. The greens had gotten flat, so he added a lot of character back into them, but made the pins very puttable,' said golf course superintendent Robby Watts, GCSAA."

No. 9 | Tartan Talks

Golf Course Industry.com

March 2017


"We welcomed our first guest to the GCI studio. Between work stops in Northeast Ohio, Richard Mandell visited us to record a Tartan Talks episode. Tee shot distance equity, bentgrass to Bermudagrass conversions and Mandell’s expanding business are among the topics in this fast-paced episode."

"Braemar Golf Course, Edina, Minnesota: 18 better holes from 27" | TurfNet.com Radio

November 2016


"In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, presented by Golf Preservations and Jacobsen, host Jon Kiger chats with Ann Kattreh, Director of Parks $ Recreation for the city of Edina, Minnesota, and Richard Mandell, ASGCA, about the upcoming renovation of the Braemar Golf Course."

IGU-GCS & MAI | Turf Care Seminar 2016

May 10, 2016


Presentation by Richard Mandell: Returning the Game to Affordability. 

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