One of Richard Mandell’s greatest strength is his ability to listen to the needs of the membership and translate it into a desirable long-range master plan. - Tom Ramsey, Greens Chairman, Lake Forest Country Club
Feng Gang Golf Course | Ghuizhou Province, China
Looking to design 36-holes that highlighted mountainous terrain and preserved existing tea production, Feng Gang Golf Course in __, China, hired Richard Mandell Golf Architecture. Richard Mandell relied on a golden age-inspired high point to high point routing philosophy to reduce the amount of earthwork needed. The philosophy not only promotes the uniqueness of the specific property, but also allows for the land itself to define strategic decision making.
First Tee of Candor Practice Facility | Candor, North Carolina
The First Tee of Candor sought a new practice facility that provided a fun place for beginners to learn the game of golf. Richard Mandell Golf Architecture provided a master plan that included a flexible driving range and short course combination that is thought provoking and fun.
West Manor | Lynchburg, Virginia
Developing a real estate community featuring a championship golf course, West Manor engaged Richard Mandell Golf Architecture for a master land plan. RMGA not only routed the golf course, but also laid out the real estate lots to maximize property values.
Waterloo Golf Club | Cleveland, North Carolina
Waterloo Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a future project with design based upon the legend of Napoleon Bonaparte’s First General, Michel Ney. Supposedly executed at Waterloo, legend is he resurfaced as a schoolteacher named Peter Ney in the small hamlet of Cleveland, just north of Charlotte. In fostering this legend, the golf course will incorporate French Renaissance design principles in each golf course feature. Each hole will be designed after a landmark, historical event, or political and military philosophy of Napoleon’s reign as Dictator of France.
ADDITIONAL MASTER PLANNING WORKS
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